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McDonald's Franchise UK

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McDonalds franchisees

McDonald's franchise is looking for hands-on, ambitious people who are ready to make a long-term commitment to our business. As a McDonald's franchisee, you’ll need to make a significant up-front financial investment, which means having at least £110,000 in unencumbered funds. You’ll also be ready to lead from the front and work within our framework to give yourself the greatest chance of success.

A franchise at McDonald’s is an appealing investment, but it’s also a big ask. We look for dedicated individuals who are willing to work hard, and we have a rigorous selection process to ensure we choose the right people. If you’re up to the challenge, the rewards can be worth it – the average restaurant has a cash flow of between £100,000 and £300,000 or higher.

What will the initial cost be?

  • The cost to run a McDonald's restaurant typically requires upfront payment of between £400,000 and £800,000
  • You’ll need to provide 25% of the investment in unencumbered funds upfront – the rest can be funded through a bank loan
  • You’ll need to pay a one-off franchise fee of £30,000
  • You’ll need to pay a refundable £5000 deposit when you start your training, which we’ll refund when you buy your first franchise, less any costs we incur in relation to your training, including course fees of approximately £750 and any costs for accommodation and/or training materials

McDonalds franchisee Atul

Our support

When it comes to training and support, our franchisees receive some of the best in the industry. That’s because we believe that our success starts with yours. So you can look forward to support from our Franchisee Consultants as soon as you start your training programme. They’ll help you to optimise sales and profitability while keeping quality, service and cleanliness standards high.

Franchisee Consultants usually work with three franchisees in total and have many years of experience in our industry. Their operational knowledge is second to none. They really know our business, inside out, from the top down.

And because they’ve run restaurants, they know how to get the best out of a  restaurant team.

Register interest

Before we accept an application, we’ll want you to understand exactly what we offer. To that end, we host insight days for potential franchisees at locations all over the UK. The link below will take you to our website where you can book on to an Open Day or request information on becoming a McDonald’s franchisee.

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Click here to register Interest in a Mcdonalds franchise