24 June 2020 12:40

McDonald's breakfast

The McMuffin returns (Picture: McDonald's) The fast-food chain announced that 42 restaurants across Ireland and the south east of England would start serving in the mornings again from today. The chain closed all restaurants when lockdown was introduced in March but has slowly been reopening stores for drive-thru, delivery and a few for takeaway since May. Alongside the announcement about breakfast, McDonald's has released a list of 280 restaurants that will be open for walk-in customers for the first time from today, serving the main menu. The list of restaurants reopening today 9 High Street, Bedford Visit our live blog for the latest updates: Coronavirus news live 10 Luton Mall, Luton 65/67 High street, Maidenhead 63 Northbrook Street, Newbury 128/129 Friar Street, Reading The Oracle shopping centre, Reading 172 High street, Slough 13/14 Thames Street, Windsor Unit 43, The Lexicon Centre 24 High street, Aylesbury Unit 4, Motorway Service Area (M40 J2), Beaconsfield 41 High street, High Wycombe Holmer's Farm Way, High Wycombe Sports Village, Milton Keynes A14 Southern Quadrant, Boxworth 9 Rose Crescent, Cambridge 57/58 Queensgate Centre, Peterborough Peterborough Services M6 Northbound (J16/17), Sandbach 17/19 Mersey Way, Stockport 101/105 The Horsefair, Bristol 137/138 Princes Street, Edingburgh 165/167 Trongate, Glasgow Unit 37 (Unit Z4) Silverburn Shopping Centre, Glasgow 18/20 High street, Rhyl 30/32 Regent Street, Wrexham Unit 4, Food Court Building, Cobham Surrey Roadchef Motorway Services, Killington 42/44 St Peters Street, Derby M1 J28/29 South, Newton J28 M5 North Service Area, Cullompton 190 High street, Exeter 13/17 New George Street, Plymouth 554/556 Christchurch Street, Boscombe 33/35 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth Castlepoint, Bournemouth St Paul's Road, Bournemouth 157/163 Western Road, Brighton The Arndale Cente 140 London Road, Brighton Churchill Square, Brighton 8/9 Wellington Place, Hastings 14/16 Blake Street, York St Nicholas Avenue, York 79 Eastgate Shopping Centre, Essex 41 East Street, Barking 21 High street, Barkingside 36/37 High street, Chelmsford 35/37 High street, Colchester 231/233 High Road, Ilford 119/129 South Street, Romford Mercury Mall Shopping Centre High Street seafront, Southend High Street, Odeon, Southend Aston Road, Flintshire 12/14 Queen Street, Cardiff 1 Oxford Street, Swansea 65 Broadway, Bexleyheath 86/90 North End, Croydon 67/69 Church Street, Croydon Unit 23 Norfolk House, Croydon 361/363 Station Road, Harrow 29 St Georges Shopping and Leisure, Harrow 2/24 Station Road, Hayes 200/202 High street, Hounslow 77/83 High street, New Malden 291/293 High street, Orpington 30 The Quadrant, Richmond 144 High street, Ruislip 86/88 Sidcup High street, Sidcup 62 High street, Staines 168/172 High street, Sutton 124/125 High street, Uxbridge Marlowe Way, Wallington 482/484 High Road, Wembley 413/419 Oxford Road, Manchester 100 Princess Road, Manchester 11-13 Piccadilly, Manchester 28 Middleton Gardens, Middleton Traders Avenue, Urmston 41 Standishgate, Wigan Pencarn Way, Newport 5 Market Place, Basingstoke The Swan Cente, Eastleigh 219/223 Commercial Road, Portsmouth M27 Northbound, Southampton 69 St George's Street, Winchester A34 Northbound, Winchester A34 Southbound, Winchester 46 Commercial Street, Hereford Great North Road, Baldock 102 High street, Barnet 128/130 High street, Watford 6 Halkett Street, St Helier 46 High street, Ashford 1/3 Market Square, Bromley 18/20 St Georges Street, Canterbury Priory Shopping Centre, Dartford Old Bean Road, Dartford Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford Sandgate Lanes Shopping Centre, Folkstone 85/87 New Road, Gravesend 92/94 Week Street, Maidstone M20 Junction 8, Maidstone 95/97 High street, Margate 223 High street, Medway Royal Victoria Place, Royal Tunbridge Wells Westbound M25, between J5 AND J6, Roadchef clacket lane, Kent Hamilton Motorway Service Area, North Lanarkshire 49 Warrington Street, Lancashire 21/23 King William Street, Lancashire The Edith Centre, Lancashire 449/451 The Promenade, Lancashire 15/17 Bradshawgate, Lancashire Priestners Way, Lancashire 6 High street, Lancashire Units C & F Two Saints Retail Park, Lancashire Pittman Way, Lancashire Beaumont Shopping Centre, Leicester 1/3 Market Street, Leicester 22/24 Market Place, Loughborough 42/44 Victoria Street West, Grimsby 147/151 High street, Acton 23 Highgate Hill, Archway Tollgate Road, Beckton 432/436 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green Brent Cross Shopping Centre, Brent Cross 518/522 Brixton Road, Brixton Butterfly Walk, Camberwell Green 134 Tottenham Court Road, Camden 112 High street, Camden 49 Kings Road, Camden Unit 25 The Concourse, Chelsea 1A Ludgate Hill, City of London 48 Leicester Square, City of London 30/32 St Johns Road, Westminster 130/134 Clapham High street, Clapham 136/140 Cricklewood Broadway, Clapham 36/42 Kingsland High street, Cricklewood Units 1/3/22C The Arcadia Centre, Dalston 28/32 High street North, Ealing 118 Fore Street, East Ham 55/61 High street, Edmonton 312/314 North End Road, Eltham Thames Way, Fulham 359/363 Mare Street, Gravesend Units 7 & 8 and Remote Storage, Hackney 112 High Holborn, Hammersmith broadway 6/7 Holborn, Holborn 13/15 Seven Sisters Road, Holloway 280 Holloway Road, Holloway 67 Chapel Market, Islington 251/252 Upper Street, Islington Sundial House, Kensington 177 Brompton Road, Kensington 295 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town 127/129 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn 302/304 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross 772/774 High Road, North Finchley 108/110 Notting Hill Gate 144 Praed Street, Paddingon 286 Green Lanes, Palmers Green 2-20 Western Road, Park Royal 72/76 Rye Lane, Peckham 130 High street, Penge 84/84A High street, Putney 31 Roehampton Vale, Roehampton 88/90 Uxbridge Road, Shepherds Bush 198/200 Walworth Road, Southwark Stratford centre, Stratford 4 Harben Parade, Swiss cottage 42/44 Mitcham Road, Tooting 500/508 High Road, Tottenham 258/260 Hoe Street, Walthamstow 159 Balham High Road, Wandsworth Leisure Node Street, Wandsworth 1 Food Court, Westfield Stratford 34/35 Strand, Westminster 155 Victoria Street, Westminster 122 Baker Street, Westminster 178/180 Edgware Road, Westminster 8/10 Oxford Street, Westminster 291B Oxford Street, Westminster 76/78 Queensway, Westminster 97/101 High Road, Westminster Unit 3 Hollywood Green, Westminster 56/58 Powls Street, Westminster Tooley Street, London Bridge 262/264 Grange Road, Birkenhead 280/282 Stanley Road, Bootle 82/86 Lord Street, Liverpool Unit 18-22 Clayton Square Shopping Centre, Liverpool 31/33 Church Street, St Helens 24/30 Liscard Way, Wallasey 114 Regent Road, Great Yarmouth 71 High street, Kings Lynn 18 Haymarket, Norwich 14/16 Cambridge Road, Harrogate 11/17 Huntriss Row, Scarborough 65 Corporation Street, Corby 35/39 High street, Kettering Watford Gap Motorway Services Area North Northampton Motorway Services Area South Northampton Motorway Services Area Northbound Unit R6, Milton Street, Milton St 31/35 Clumber Street, Nottingham 57 Cornmarket Street, Oxford 298 London Road, Oxford Botley Road, Oxford M5 Southbound, Axbridge M5 Northbound, Trull, Taunton 20/22 High street, Sheffield Bournemouth Place, Eastleigh 11/12 Station Street, Burton on trent Norton Canes M6 Toll, Cannock 50 Greengate Street, Stafford M6 Southbound (J15-14), Staffordshire 35/37 London Road North, Suffolk 43/45 High street, Surrey 36/40 High street, Surrey Friary Centre, Surrey 82 Eden Street, Surrey 3 Station Road, Surrey 5/7 High street, Surrey M4 Junction 49, Swansea 95 Linthorpe ROAD, Teeside 14/20 North Walk, Torfean Metro Centre Yellow Quadrant, Tyne & Wear 64/70 Northumberland Street, Tyne & Wear 85/93 Grainger Street, Tyne & Wear Whitley Road, Tyne & Wear 248/250 High street West, Tyne & Wear Galleries Shopping Cente, Tyne & Wear 34 The Parade, Leamington Spa 18/20 Queens Road, Nuneaton Newtown Road, Nuneaton 5 Market Place, Rugby Designer Outlet, Livingston 727 Bristol Road South, Birmingham 26 Cross Cheaping, Coventry 48 & 50/66 High street, Solihull I Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield 24 Haslett Avenue West, Crawley Crawley Leisure Park, Crawley Holmbush Shopping Centre, Shoreham by Sea 8/12 Liverpool Road, Worthing Rooley Lane, Bradford 22/24 Old Market, Halifax Thrum Hill Lane, Haifax 1 Kirkgate, Huddersfield 33/35 Brisgate, Leeds 123 St Johns Cente, Leeds White Rose Shopping Centre, Leeds Cooperative Road, Pudsey Owlcoates Shopping Centre, Worcestershire M5 Northbound, Upton upon Severn 17 The Foregate, Worcester Hylton Retail Park, Worcester Cathcart Square, Enniskillen 2-4 Donegal Street, Belfast Until now, all restaurants have only been serving the main menu after 11am. The food available on the breakfast menu is limited to ensure they can maintain social distancing so fans of wraps, bagels and porridge might be disappointed. Posting on social media, McDonald's said: 'We are pleased to annouce the return of the McMuffin in 42 pilot restaurants this week.

McDonald's breakfast is back at 42 restaurants – but menu is limited

'We are testing breakfast service in some of the restaurants we reopened in May across the South East of England and Ireland. The list of stores serving breakfast (Picture: McDonald's) Some are open for drive thru and some for delivery (Picture: McDonald's) 'We are still operating with smaller teams in our kitchens to the menu will be limited and operating hours will vary. If this trial is successful, they hope to continue the roll out of the limited breakfast menu across stores. MORE: Greggs limited menu: Everything you can order for takeaway and delivery when shops reopen on 18 June MORE: McDonald's reopening for takeaways at 11 restaurants next week