McDonald’s to reopen 15 stores for delivery only from May 13 – but they will have a limited menu

MCDONALD’S has finally confirmed when it’ll reopen restaurants with 15 branches to open on May 13.

The fast food giant will initially launch for delivery orders only and with a reduced menu in place.

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To help keep staff and customers safe, McDonald’s will install perspex screens at checkouts and will ask customers to respect social distancing rules.

Customers will also be asked to pay for their food with card and contactless payments where possible.

Workers will also be provided with gloves and masks, and they'll have their temperatures checked before each shift to make sure they're fit to work.

The Sun had previously seen a leaked memo sent to McDonald's employees, which said the fast food chain had been testing social distancing measures and personal protective equipment.

Customers will only be able to order from McDonald's via Uber Eats – they won't be able to order from the My McDonald's app.

Keep in mind that Uber Eats charges a delivery fee depending on how far away from the restaurant you are, so remember to factor this cost into your bill.

McDonald’s hasn’t revealed which restaurants will be reopening, but the company said a full list will be announced nearer the opening date.

We’ve asked McDonald’s which items it'll still have on the menu and we'll update this article when we know more.

Maccies fans were left gutted when all 1,350 restaurants were temporarily shut on March 23 due to coronavirus.

Before closing all branches, McDonald's was still taking takeaway and drive-thru orders.

To help keep staff and customers safe, the restaurant chain had shut off seating and children's play areas.

It had also started using sticky tape to mark out boxes on floors to indicate safe distances.

McDonald's fans have been going wild for the return of the fast food chain, with customers in New Zealand queuing for miles after midnight following the lifting of lockdown rules.

Meanwhile in France, McDonald's addicts queued for up to three hours when a handful of restaurants reopened for drive-through meals in France last week.

Huge tail backs and large traffic jams formed near newly reopened outlets.

Other food chains have begun to reopen branches for takeaway and delivery, including KFC and Burger King.

Five Guys chains has reopened some chains for delivery and click and collect.

Meanwhile, Greggs has just shelved plans to reopen 20 stores due to overcrowding fears.

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