Number of McDonald's restaurants in the United Kingdom in 2023

September 19, 2023

How many McDonald's restaurants are there in the United Kingdom?

There are 1,403 McDonald's restaurants in the United Kingdom as of September 19, 2023. The country with the most number of McDonald's locations in the UK is England, with 1,188 restaurants, which is about 85% of all McDonald's restaurants in the UK.


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You can download the complete list of 1,403 McDonald's locations data as an Excel file, along with geo-coded addresses, phone numbers and open hours from our data store.

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Top 6 Countries with the most McDonald's restaurants


1,188 (85%)

A restaurant for every 47,380 people, in England with about 85% of the total number of McDonald's restaurants


112 (8%)

A restaurant for every 48,777 people, in Scotland with about 8% of the total number of McDonald's restaurants


73 (5%)

A restaurant for every 43,192 people, in Wales with about 5% of the total number of McDonald's restaurants

Country Number of restaurants Population Population per restaurant
England 1,188 (85%) 56.29M 47.38K
Scotland 112 (8%) 5.46M 48.78K
Wales 73 (5%) 3.15M 43.19K
Northern Ireland 28 (2%) 1.89M 67.64K
Isle of Man (0%) 85.00K 85.00K
Channel Islands (0%) 174.00K 174.00K

There are no countries without McDonald's restaurants in the United Kingdom

Cities with the most number of McDonald's restaurants in the United Kingdom

City Country Number of Locations
Glasgow Scotland 21
Birmingham England 20
Liverpool England 16
Leeds England 14
Westminster England 13
Manchester England 13
Edinburgh Scotland 12
Bristol England 11
Nottingham England 11
Leicester England 9

McDonald's vs competitors

Number of locations Number of States Number of cities
McDonald's   vs   Co-op Food 3,877 (+2,474 locations than McDonald's) 6 (Same as McDonald's) 1,179 (+448 cities than McDonald's)
McDonald's   vs   Subway 2,220 (+817 locations than McDonald's) 4 ( -2 states than McDonald's) 789 (+58 cities than McDonald's)
McDonald's   vs   Greggs 2,153 (+750 locations than McDonald's) 4 ( -2 states than McDonald's) 1,121 (+390 cities than McDonald's)
McDonald's   vs   Starbucks 1,240 ( -163 locations than McDonald's) 5 ( -1 states than McDonald's) 491 ( -240 cities than McDonald's)
McDonald's   vs   Pizza Hut 519 ( -884 locations than McDonald's) 4 ( -2 states than McDonald's) 229 ( -502 cities than McDonald's)

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Download the complete database of McDonald's Locations in UK

You can download the full list of McDonald's locations used for this analysis from our data store. Here is a random sample of 10 records for you to look at the fields and the data that we provide.

Name Street City Country Zip Code Phone Latitude Longitude Address Last Updated Date
Skipton Airedale Business Centre Skipton England BD23 2TZ 01756 793116 53.941082 -2.012942 Airedale Business Centre, Skipton, England, BD23 2TZ 2023-09-19
Forster Sq Forster Square Retail Park Bradford England BD1 4AG 01274 740495 53.798467 -1.751872 Forster Square Retail Park, Bradford, England, BD1 4AG 2023-09-19
Bradford 67/69 Kirkgate Bradford England BD1 1PZ 01274 734224 53.794629 -1.754765 67/69 Kirkgate, Bradford, England, BD1 1PZ 2023-09-19
Shipley 2 Tony Miller Approach Shipley England BD17 7TS 01274 531968 53.8351 -1.77133 2 Tony Miller Approach, Shipley, England, BD17 7TS 2023-09-19
Royston A505 Royston England SG8 9NT 01763 244284 52.045713 -0.054326 A505, Royston, England, SG8 9NT 2023-09-19
Dungannon The Oaks Centre Dungannon Northern Ireland BT71 4AR 028 8772 7596 54.512337 -6.763864 The Oaks Centre, Dungannon, Northern Ireland, BT71 4AR 2023-09-19
Wallasey 24/30 Liscard Way Wallasey England CH44 5TP 0151 638 7878 53.419537 -3.043541 24/30 Liscard Way, Wallasey, England, CH44 5TP 2023-09-19
Abergele Rhuddlan Road Abergele Wales LL22 7HZ 01745 822134 53.284897 -3.56897 Rhuddlan Road, Abergele, Wales, LL22 7HZ 2023-09-19
Newport Re Newport Retail Park Newport Wales NP19 4QR 01633 276654 51.57418 -2.94534 Newport Retail Park, Newport, Wales, NP19 4QR 2023-09-19
Thornbury 1003 Leeds Road Bradford England BD3 7NH 01274 668366 53.800815 -1.709 1003 Leeds Road, Bradford, England, BD3 7NH 2023-09-19

* Open hours are not displayed here as it is too big to show on a reasonably sized screen.

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