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Popeyes UK announces its first Scottish restaurant is coming soon

09/08/2023
Popeye's Louisiana chicken is coming to Scotland

SCOTS will soon finally be able to get their hands on the Chicken Sandwich that broke the internet, because Popeyes® UK has announced that it will finally be landing in Scotland later this year. The long anticipated arrival will see a drive thru restaurant bringing a taste of New Orleans to Barrhead’s new retail park.

The all-new restaurant will be situated in Barrhead’s new shopping district on Glasgow Road, marking the brand’s 12th opening in 2023, and the chain’s 29th opening since landing in the UK in November 2021. 

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Chicken fans in the Glasgow area and beyond will be able to experience Popeyes® world-famous shatter crunch for themselves once they get their hands on the mouth-watering menu. Popeyes® brings the flavour of Louisiana to the menu, with its signature 12-hour marinated chicken, plus original Southern biscuits and gravy.

What’s more, Popeyes® will also be serving its brand-new breakfast menu, including the Big Breakfast Roll (a sausage patty, egg, streaky bacon, and American cheese in a soft bun), a variety of sausage, bacon, egg and cheese muffins, Cajun hash browns, and its famous Louisiana buttermilk biscuits served with cinnamon sugar or Nutella®.

Tom Crowley, CEO at Popeyes® UK, said: “We are thrilled to announce that Popeyes will be opening in Scotland for the first time later this year. Opening restaurants in Scotland has been key for us since we first landed in the UK, and we’re looking forward to opening across the country, starting with a drive thru in Barrhead. Our recent openings have been some of the biggest to date, not just in the UK but for Popeyes globally, and we are confident that our launch in Scotland will prove just as popular.”

The new restaurant will be located within Barrhead’s new retail park, located on Glasgow Road, with customers able to order via the drive thru lane, online for kerbside collection, or inside the restaurant. Kerbside parking bays will be available for those who order online and collect, and the new restaurant will seat 56 people for dine in, with 16 seats outside.

To find out more about the new restaurant launch, head to the Popeyes® UK website at https://popeyesuk.com/restaurants/barrheador follow the brand on Instagram or Tik Tok at @PopeyesUK. 

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