MCDONALD’S fans have said they are devastated they won’t be able to get its breakfast items when it reopens later this month.
The fast food giant announced yesterday it will initially launch for delivery orders only on May 13 and with a reduced menu in place.
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Its menu features classic items such as Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and McFlurrys.
But other favourites – including it’s Mcuffins, bagels and hash browns – are nowhere to be seen on the list.
Fans have now said they’ve been gutted by the decision.
Writing on Twitter, one Maccies lover said: “McDonald’s reopening without breakfast is f***ing pointless.”
Another wrote: “McDonalds reopening but with no breakfast menu? Get yerselves to f***!”
While another joked about using her Amazon Alexa speaker to share in her despair at the news.
She said: “McDonalds might be reopening but they won’t be serving breakfast.’Alexa, show me heartbreak.'”
In a memo to staff sent yesterday, chief executive of McDonald’s UK and Ireland, Paul Pomroy, said the slimmed-down offering was deliberate.
He said: “A limited menu will enable us to operate with fewer people on shift, which will support social distancing, especially in the production areas.
What items are included on the reduced McDonald’s menu?
MCDONALD’S has confirmed it’ll be running a reduced menu when restaurants reopen on May 13.
This is because the chain will have less staff working at one time so they can maintain social distancing measures.
Here’s what’s being sold:
- Double Cheeseburger
- Big Mac
- Quarter Pounder with Cheese
- McChicken Sandwich
- Chicken McNuggets
- Chicken Selects
Sides & Desserts:
- Mozzarella Dippers
- Core McFlurry (Oreo, Maltesers, Smarties)
- Fruit Bag
- Diet Coke
- Coke Zero
- Black Coffee
- White Coffee
- Flat White
- Orange Juice
- Fruit Shoot
- Happy Meal Water
Happy Meal Variants:
- Happy Meal – Hamburger
- Happy Meal – Cheeseburger
- Happy Meal – Four Nuggets
“This will also help to reduce complexity, as the majority of products have low build times. While we have reduced complexity for you, we have also taken into consideration our customers’ needs and their favourites.”
Talking about the breakfast menu, he added: “Removing the breakfast menu will also significantly reduce operational complexity and reduce the need to cross into others’ work area during the changeover period.”
McDonald’s announcement that it was reopening with strict social distancing measures follows other fast food chains and restaurants announcing plans they’re open for business once more.
We’ve compiled a list of the shops and food chains that have reopened including B&Q and Burger King.
TGI Fridays is the latest restaurant to reopen,revealing 24 branches will open next week for delivery and takeaways.
We’ve also compiled the best ways you can get £10 off your takeaway this weekend with Deliveroo, Domino’s, Just Eat and more.