When we take into consideration properties Queen Elizabeth II owns castles, palaces, racetracks, and luxurious accommodations come to thoughts. But not many individuals are conscious that the monarch additionally owns a McDonald’s, and a really regal one at that.
Read on to search out out what’s so totally different about this McDonald’s the queen owns, plus which royals benefit from the meals served on the fast-food chain.
See why the McDonald’s she owns is match for a royal
According to Business Insider, Queen Elizabeth truly owns the land that the McDonald’s restaurant on the Banbury Gateway Shopping Park in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, sits on. Since the land is owned by the Crown Estate this isn’t your common McDonald’s.
The eatery, which is situated 80 miles outdoors of London, provides diners desk service; sure desk service in addition to plush leather-based couches and glossy designer duplicate chairs. All of the menus are digital and there are wi-fi charging ports the place you’ll be able to cost your telephone whereas consuming.
And after all, the meals at this location is a reduce above the remainder too serving all of the McDonald’s classics in addition to porridge, English Breakfast tea, and bacon butties (bacon sandwiches).
Does Queen Elizabeth eat quick meals?
We’re undecided if the queen has ever eaten at that individual McDonald’s or some other one in her life. She’s by no means been noticed inside one among many areas across the globe and there are not any studies of Grubhub pulling up outdoors Buckingham Palace and delivering her McNuggets.
While we wouldn’t be shocked if the royal household matriarch wasn’t chowing down on Big Macs and fries there’s one meals she has by no means tried that could be very stunning. The queen reportedly by no means ate pizza. Yep, that’s proper the favored that we’ve all eaten infrequently or as usually as potential, Queen Elizabeth has by no means tasted.
This got here up when a royal fan requested Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge if her grandmother-in-law appreciated pizza. Kate had to consider it for a second earlier than admitting that she wasn’t positive as a result of she by no means noticed her eat it. After her admission, Buckingham Palace’s former chef, Darren McGrady, weighed in and revealed that he by no means made the monarch pizza in all of the years he cooked for her.
“I cooked for the queen for 11 years and never served her pizza once,” McGrady stated. “The queen didn’t even have it on the menu when we were in Palermo, Sicily on HMY Britannia. The chefs had to go ashore after royal dinner to try it.”
Royals who love McDonald’s
But there are a few royals who’ve eaten at McDonald’s and revel in pizza and that’s Prince William and Prince Harry.
The brothers ate on the restaurant after they have been youngsters as their mom, Princess Diana, opted to get them outdoors of the palace and expertise issues that different youngsters their age did.
“I remember the princess came into the kitchen one day and said, ‘Cancel lunch for the boys I’m taking them out, we’re going to McDonald’s. And I said, ‘Oh my God your royal highness, I can do that, I can do burgers.’ And she said, ‘No, it’s the toy they want,’” McGrady recalled to Marie Claire including, “Yeah, the boys loved McDonald’s and going out to pizza, and having potato skins–sort of the American foods. They were royal princes but had children’s palates.”
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