McDonald's UK plans to reopen all of its approximately 1,000 stores with take-away and delivery offers by 4 June.
McDonald's will reopen all of its approximately 1,000 locations in the UK and Ireland for drive-through and delivery by June 4. Queues like in France or Switzerland, where guests had to wait up to seven hours for their orders, are to be eliminated.
According to McDonald's UK
, the company is working closely with local authorities and police in the UK and Ireland for the re-launch
after almost two months of closure. This includes the development of a comprehensive hygiene catalogue
According to this, McDonald's employees are protected from customers by Plexiglas panels
on the drive-through windows
and from their colleagues in the kitchens
by Plexiglas panels. The company has also introduced a physical distancing requirement
within the restaurants, as well as floor markings in each branch
With protective equipment
Every worker will be checked for his temperature with a contactless thermometer
upon arrival and will be given protective equipment
such as masks and gloves, McDonald's told.
The menu is limited
, the breakfast offer is to be waived. Guests are also requested to use contactless payment methods
. In addition, spending is limited to £25 per vehicle
Restaurants were closed in the UK from 24 March following a government decision, only dishes for pick-up or delivery were allowed. As a result of the relaxation, several chains have now opened locations. Burger King
is currently reopening Guardian about 20 restaurants per week