Fast Food News: McDonald's, KFC, Nando's And More Drop Prices To Pass On VAT Cut To Customers

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Fast Food News: McDonald's, KFC, Nando's And More Drop Prices To Pass On VAT Cut To Customers

McDonald's Happy Meals Now Come With A Choice Of Book Or Toy

McDonald's Book Or Toy scheme

Want some good news from McDonald's? From today the fast food chain are making a permanent change to Happy Meals, so kids can get EITHER a book or a toy with their meal*. The move is part of McDonald's efforts to remove over 3,000 metric tons of plastic from the business from 2021, with all hard-plastic toys going by next year.

Michelle Graham-Clare from McDonald’s UK said: “We have been committed to getting books in children’s hands for nearly a decade, and are proud to have distributed more than 93 million books in the UK and Ireland in that time.

"The Book or Toy initiative is another example of providing our Happy Meal families with even greater choice – and what a choice to have! A brilliant story from some fantastic authors or a fun toy featuring some of their favourite film and TV characters."

Two new books will be available from today: Scooby-Doo and the Haunted Castle; Scooby-Doo and the Werewolf. Book choices will rotate alongside the toy promotion after that.

McDonald's, KFC, Nando's And More Drop Prices To Pass On VAT Cut To Customers

Remember the Chancellor's announcement about the Eat Out To Help Outscheme to get us all going back to restaurants? At the same time he announced a drop in VAT from 20% to 5% across food and non-alocholic drinks across restaurants, attractions and more coming into effect from today. Now the big fast food and restaurant chains are revealing whether they are passing those savings on to customers, with big names like McDonald's, KFC, Nando's and more dropping their prices!

Here's the biggest names dropping prices to reflect that VAT cut:

KFC VAT Price Drops

KFC takeaway food

KFC* have announced that they will cut prices of main menu items to pass on the VAT cut to their customers. This applies to drive-through and collection only. From 15th July 2020 new prices will be as follows:

All KFC Sharing Buckets and Feasts will be £1 cheaper:

  • Family Feast - 6 Pieces was £13.99 now £12.99
  • Family Feast - 10 Pieces was £16.99 now £15.99
  • Dipping Boneless Feast - 8 Mini Fillets Dips Bar was £15.99 now £14.99
  • Dipping Boneless Feast - 12 Mini Fillets Dips Bar was £18.99 now £17.99
  • Party Bucket was £25.99 now £24.99
  • Bargain Bucket - 6 Pieces was £11.99 now £10.99
  • Bargain Bucket - 10 Pieces was £14.99 now £13.99
  • Bargain Bucket - 14 Pieces was £17.99 now £16.99
  • Wicket Variety Bucket - 6 Pieces/4 Mini Fillets was £15.99 now £14.99
  • Wicket Variety Bucket - 10 Pieces/4 Mini Fillets - was £18.99 now £17.99

KFC Meals For One will be 50p cheaper:

  • Boneless Banquet was £6.49 now £5.99
  • 4 Piece Boneless Dips was £6.29 now £5.89
  • Mighty Bucket was £6.49 now £5.99
  • 4 Pieces was £5.89 now £5.39

Also, as a one-day special, on Saturday 25th July KFC will be offering 50% off Zinger Stackersat selected restaurants.

Nando's VAT Price Drops

Nando's food

Nando's* have announced that from 15th July 2020 they are passing on the full VAT price drop on to customers, by reducing the price of their entire food and drinks menu. The price drop will apply across eat-in, delivery and online click and collect orders.

Example price drops include:

  • 1/4 PERi-PERi Chicken + 2 Sides was £7.75 now £6.75
  • 1/2 PERi-PERi Chicken + 2 Sides was £11.20 now £9.80
  • 10 Piece PERi-PERi Chicken Wing Roulette was £10.95 now £9.60
  • Halloumi sticks and dip starter was £3.95 now £3.45

EDIT 23/07/20: Further price drops are coming to Nando's (dine-in only)

From the 3rd August Nando's will be further cutting their prices by 50% on all eat-in food products (on top of the current VAT discount). Some examples are provided below and the prices will be valid on the 3rd-5th, 10th-12th, 17th-19th & 24th-26th August. Please note the prices are valid when eating in only.

  • 1/4 PERi-PERi Chicken + 2 Sides was £7.75 now £3.38
  • Halloumi sticks and dip starter was £3.95 now £1.74
  • ¼ PERi-PERi Chicken £1.85

McDonald's VAT Price Drops

McDonald's breakfast food

McDonald's* has announced it will reduce its prices on a selection of classic menu items from 15th July 2020 due to the temporary government VAT cut. McDonald's has announced reduced prices on classics like the Big Mac, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, 6 Chicken McNuggets, and the McCafe range. This includes a a 40p reduction on Extra Value Meals, 30p for every Happy Meal, and 50p on breakfast meals. The roll-back on prices only applies to selected items on takeaway and drive-thru orders (and dine-in when they re-open), but not McDelivery. Price drops are recommended to franchisees but are not compulsory. Deserts and cold drinks have not dropped in price. Here's what's reduced.

  • 50p drop on Breakfast Meals
  • 40p drop on Extra Value Meals
  • 30p drop on Happy Meals
  • 30p drop on single McMuffins
  • 20p drop on McNuggets, the Big Mac, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Fillet O'Fish, McChicken Sandwich, and Veggie Deluxe
  • McCafe Coffee now 99p (was £1.39)
  • McCafe Premium Coffee / Latte / Cappuccino now £1.49 (was £1.79

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  • Laura H.

    can eat at all 3 :joy::joy:

    • Andrea B.

      !!!!:hugging: happy days for us xx

      • Ryan S.

        I’m sure I could fit one in!

        • Gemma C.

          whaaaatttt!! Cheap cheeky Nandos

          • Kirsty O.

            birthday Nando’s is ON!!!!

            • Julie L.

              Bargain! Even better when daddy pays :relaxed:

              • Emma-Jane L.

                Nando's coleslaw is the best! Xxx

                • Joanne C.

                  look :eyes: I wonder if we can eat in here yet xxxx

                  • Terry C.

                    it is looking promising now isn’t it xxxx

                    • Sarah C.

                      I was impressed that the last toy we got was in a cardboard box rather than plastic so they've been heading in the right direction...

                      • Hhodge S.

                        Still gave me a toy after asking for a book lol