McDonald’s is not reopening on 6 April in the UK

2 April 2020
What was claimed

McDonald’s is reopening in the UK from Monday 6 April.

Our verdict

Incorrect. McDonald’s has said its restaurants in the UK will remain closed.

A post on Facebook claims that McDonald’s will reopen its UK stores on 6 April for drive through and delivery. 

This is false. McDonald’s has said that it is not reopening its restaurants next week. 

McDonald’s had closed all its UK branches before or on 23 March.

This article is part of our work fact checking potentially false pictures, videos and stories on Facebook. You can read more about this—and find out how to report Facebook content—here. For the purposes of that scheme, we’ve rated this claim as false because McDonald’s is not reopening its UK branches on 6 April.

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