Five Guys continues UK expansion

US burger chain Five Guys has taken the UK burger industry by storm since its first restaurant opening in July 2013. Last week the group opened its thirtieth UK site in Milton Keynes. With three openings planned this month alone (in Sheffield Meadowhall, Putney and Birmingham New Street station) it comes as no surprise that the chain has plenty more openings in the pipeline. The company has confirmed that outlets in Leicester, Dundee and Swansea will be open by the end of the year. Five Guys will open approximately 20 sites this year in total, but the UK managing director John Eckbert told M&C that this number will increase again next year.

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