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Huge queues spotted outside McDonald’s as more restaurants open

Fans of McDonald's queue outside the Newbridge restaurant today. Photo credit: Katie Szekley

Following yesterday’s announcement, McDonald’s will reopen a further 497 restaurants for Drive Thru across the UK and Ireland today.

McDonald’s in Bridgend saw hundreds of people queue in their cars as the first restaurants opened in Wales, since closing in March due to the pandemic.

Restaurants in Swansea, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Pembrokeshire, Caerphilly and North Wales will open. However, a number of restaurants including close in Newport and Cardiff remain closed.

The full list of restaurants open as of today:

  • Gateway Services A55 in Mold
  • Holywell Road in Flint
  • A55 Junction 31 in Flintshire
  • Foundry Road, Swansea
  • heads of the Valley Road, Skewen
  • Baglan Old Road, Briton Ferry
  • Crossways Park, Caerphilly
  • Glamorgan Vale Retail Park, Llantrisant
  • Penllergaer Estates, Swansea
  • Cwmdu Retail Park, Swansea
  • Fabian Way, Swansea
  • Cliff Road, Caerphilly
  • Cyfartha Retail Park, Merthyr Tydfil
  • South Road, Caernarfon
  • Britannia Shopping Centre, Bangor
  • Kingsland Road, Holyhead
  • Water Street, Port Talbot
  • Glyn-Neath Business Park
  • Unit 2, Newbridge Gateway, Gwent
  • Caradocs Well Road, Haverfordwest
  • Bierspool, Pembroke Dock
  • Pool Road, Newtown, Powys
  • Depot Road, Aberdare
  • Gwyddon Road, Tonypandy
  • Nantgarw Business Park, Pontypridd
  • More Shopping Park, Pentrechwyth
  • Rhydycar Leisure Park, Merthyr Tydfil
  • Pencoed Business Park, Bridgend
  • Picton Court Retail Park, Bridgend

For a full list of open restaurants go to McDonalds.co.uk/OpenRestaurants