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Wendy's is coming to the UK

Here's why you should be excited...!

2y ago

If you have been to the United States, you can't fail to have considered visiting popular fast food restaurant, Wendy's.

Celebrating its 50th year in the business in 2019, Wendy's has grown to become one of the country's most popular diners. With consistently delicious and innovative additions to the menu, there is something for everyone.

With more than 6,000 restaurants around the USA, with plans to build more, rest assured, if you're missing out, it won't be for long!

Those living on the Wendy's-less side of the Atlantic don't need to worry, as the company has announced it plans to open the first of many branches in the UK, within the next two years.

If this seems a little de ja vu, well that may be because Wendy's has attempted to crack the UK market before. But with little publicity and appetite for an additional fast food chain at the time, it gave up in 2000 and focussed its attention on growing the brand back home.

So why try again? Well, Wendy's will be the most recent in a lengthy line of US-based fast food chains to make the leap over the pond. With success stories like Five Guys and Taco Bell in that line, there is solid reason to fancy the chances this time round.

The rise in social media popularity during the company's two decade hiatus from British shores has also allowed Wendy's to flirt with the target market and cleverly build a presence here, before even investing a penny.

The British audience love nothing more than some good banter and sassiness from brands, and if they can rope in some competitors for some trash talk in the process, even better!

Here is a selection from a particularly hilarious onslaught they initiated back in January.

If an entire day of roasting didn't seem like enough commitment to the cause, maybe this mixtape they dropped (seriously), will convince you.

So Wendy's is worth a follow on social media, but why should you abandon your local haunt to make your way to Wendy's, as soon as the first one opens? Well, the menu features everything from breakfast, to a burger that's been voted third best in the States.

Still peckish? Wendy's has a wider range of sides available than anything the most seasoned fast food aficionado will have seen before. Everything from chilli to bacon and cheese fries and, if you're watching the waistline, you can even grab an apple to go.

But the absolute bottom line for those of us eagerly anticipating Wendy's arrival: Spicy Chicken Nuggets. A second chance for this heavenly meal, following the comprehensive let down from McDonalds'.

We can't wait.

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Comments (18)

  • Run Forest run!!! It’s not worth it. It’s utter crap and disgusting. I know I’m canadian.

      2 years ago
    • Ah no, it seems it’s more controversial at you’re side of the pond than i was lead to believe!

        2 years ago
    • Give it a try but I guarantee you’ll be sorry when you do. And note that I warned you about it. And maybe then only you will recalled what I told you. At your own risk.

        2 years ago
  • The American companies that produce all the reasonably priced products of adequate quality are gobbling up market share like there is no tomorrow.


    Burger King,





    Home Depot,



    They are taking the market from the expensive brands.

    This has been going on forever, but at an increasing rate since 2008.

    Which tells me we haven't actually recovered from the GFC.

    The only discretionary spending brands that I'm interested in, that are doing well, are Winnebago, and Thor, which owns Airstream.

      2 years ago
    • Does it have to mean that there hasn’t been full recovery from the GFC? (Aside from the fact it’s difficult to dispute that)

      I mean, I have plenty of money yo eat well but I don’t wish to spend a fortune every single time and something cheaper...

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        2 years ago
    • P.J. O'Rourke and a bunch of researchers are trying to sift through available current financial conditions data, particularly in regard to highway maintenance budgets.

      P.J.s methodology is to compare with 1950s budgets,


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        2 years ago
  • You’re welcome

      2 years ago
  • The Baconator is about all that's good there. And it's basically a heart attack on a bun

      2 years ago
  • Sorry!

      2 years ago