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The full list of McDonald’s now open in Wales

Photo credit: Matthew Horwood

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
  • Capitol Shopping Park (Leckwith) – Cardiff
  • Excelsior Road (Western Avenue) – Cardiff
  • Cardiff Bay Retail Park – Cardiff
  • Longwood Drive (Coryton) – Cardiff
  • Valgate Retail Park (Culverhouse Cross) – Cardiff
  • Newport Road, Cardiff
  • Cardiff Gate, Pontprennau
  • Ty Verlon Industrial Estate, Barry
  • Newport Retail Park
  • The Walk, Ebbw Vale
  • Harlech Retail Park
  • Coldra Roundabout
  • Lyne Road, Newport
  • Afon Ebbw Road, Newport

Open for McDelivery:

  • Queen Street, Cardiff
  • North Walk, Cwmbran

In a statement released today, a spokesperson for McDonald’s said:

“We are glad to be back but it will look a little different and may take a little longer, so please bear with us.”

The popular fast good chain has introduced a number of changes to adhere to social distancing rules and to keep staff and customers safe.

The changes introduced include:

  • Fewer employees in their kitchens to enable teams to social distance and work safely
  • There will be a limited limited menu (no breakfast or Shakes for now) and will open for reduced hours (11am-10pm)
  • They encourage customers to use contactless payment methods and cap your spend at £25
  • For those visiting Drive Thrus, you can browse the menu, order and pay ahead using the My McDonald’s App – they will start preparing your order when you’re near the restaurant.

The statement continued:

“We’re delighted to be returning to communities across the UK and Ireland, thank you for your continued support and patience. We look forward to seeing you soon.

“Download our app or visit the restaurant locator at McDonalds.co.uk to find your nearest open restaurant.”

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