McDonald's trialling triple cheeseburger in UK

Is your local McDonald's one of the lucky restaurants? (Getty Images)
Is your local McDonald's one of the lucky restaurants? (Getty Images)

Not content with just two pieces of cheese, McDonald’s is trialling a triple cheeseburger across the UK.

It’s safe to say that people are more than a little excited about McDonald’s recent revelation, which has slipped by without too much marketing.

Eager fans have been bombarding McDonald’s Twitter page asking if the trial cheeseburger is available in their local branch.

You see, here’s the catch, at the moment it’s only available in 60 stores UK wide.

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You might think that 60 stores is quite a few, but given there’s around 1300 restaurants in the UK, it might be tricky to happen upon the trial burger.

If you’ve been to America or Australia - where the triple cheeseburger is a standard menu item - it’s likely you would’ve experienced its goodness before.

Owing to its popularity in these locations, McDonald’s is trialling it in the UK to see if British people like it as much as our overseas friends.

The 520 calorie burger is available from today in selected stores for £2.39, that’s a bit pricier than the double cheeseburger (£1.69), but hey, you’re getting a third more.

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If the trial is a success, McDonald’s will roll it out to the rest of its UK stores.

Super cheeseburger fans might’ve noticed that this isn’t the first time we’ve had the cheeseburger in the UK.

In 1994, McDonald’s released a World Cup edition of the burger, which they aptly named “The Hat Trick”.

It only lasted for the duration of the footballing season before it was ousted off the menu.

If you’ve been missing it since 1994, now’s your chance to grab one while you can.

The triple cheeseburger has three slices of meat, three slices of cheese, the dressing, sauce and the standard seeded bun.

If you were wondering where you can get hold of the burger, here’s the full list of UK locations:

  1. Worksop

  2. Crystal Peaks

  3. Sheffield - Drake House

  4. Sheffield Handsworth

  5. Rotherham

  6. Meadowhall

  7. Rotherham

  8. Meadowhall

  9. Rotherham Bawtry Road

  10. Rotherham Canklow

  11. Rotherham - Parkgate

  12. Doncaster

  13. Doncaster Dome

  14. Doncaster - Thorne Road

  15. Doncaster Factory Outlet

  16. Balby - Sandford Road

  17. Doncaster - Centurion Retail Park

  18. Thorne

  19. Chesterfield

  20. Sheffield 2

  21. Sheffield - Farm Road

  22. Chesterfield

  23. Sheffield Archer Road

  24. Barlborough

  25. Sheffield - Darnall Road

  26. Markham Vale

  27. Hillsborough

  28. Tankersley

  29. Woodall Welcome Break

  30. Cortonwood

  31. Grimsby

  32. Scunthorpe

  33. Scunthorpe - Doncaster Road

  34. Kingston-Upon-Hull

  35. Hull St Andrews Quay

  36. Cleethorpes

  37. Willerby

  38. Ennerdale

  39. Hull - Holderness Road

  40. Bridlington - Bessingby Road

  41. Grimsby - Birchin Way

  42. Cleethorpes - Meridian Point

  43. Hull - Cottingham Road

  44. Laceby - Grimsby

  45. Asda Kingswood Hull

  46. Hull - Boothferry Road

  47. Morrisons - Beverley

  48. York

  49. Clifton Moor

  50. Bilbrough Top

  51. York Outlet Village

  52. Monks Cross Drive-Thru

  53. York - Poppleton

  54. Goole Dt

  55. Selby

  56. Shiptonthorpe

  57. Harrogate

  58. Knaresborough Retail Park

  59. Scarborough

  60. Scarborough Fayre

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