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Fast Food in Europe

If you do yearn for some American fast food, you will find McDonalds in London or a Burger King in Florence, etc. For your morning fix, there’s also Starbucks in some countries. Yes there has been an invasion of American Fast Food into Europe over the past several decades. Some failed early in the 80’s and 90’s and closed but, have er-entered the markets once again.

You can find American brands strategically located near famous tourist areas. Those restaurants hope to lure in American tourist by offering hamburgers and other familiar menu items…very clever. There are also some European fast food chains like Pret-A-Mange (sandwiches & salads) and Paul (coffee & bakery) are interesting responses to major U.S. food chains.

Some of the biggest European Fast Food Chains…   (Number of Locations in Parenthesis.)

Brioche Doree (46)

  • France

Chicken Cottage (115)

  • United Kingdom

Costa Coffee (3,821)

  • Bulgaria – Cyprus – Czechia – France – Hungary – Ireland – Latvia – Poland – Portugal – Russia – Serbia – Spain – Ukraine – United Kingdom

FEBO (60)

  • Netherlands

Goody’s Burger House (133)

  • Albania – Greece – Macedonia

Gregg’s (140)

  • United Kingdom

Hesburger (500)

  • Belarus – Bulgaria – Finland – Estonia – Germany – Latvia – Lithuania – Russia – Ukraine

Kochlöffel (20)

  • Germany

Nando’s (1,000)

  • Ireland – United Kingdom

Noordsee (400)

  • Austria – Belgium – Bulgaria – Cyprus – Czechia – Germany – Hungary – Romania – Russia – Slovakia – Switzerland – Turkey

Pans & Company ( 66)

  • Spain & Andorra

Paul (436)

  • Belarus – Belgium – Cyprus – Czechia – France – Greece – Luxembourg – Poland – Portugal – Romania – Russia – Spain – Turkey – Ukraine – United Kingdom 

Pret-A-Mange (500)

  • France – Netherlands – United Kingdom

Quick  (400)

  • Belgium – France – Luxembourg

Sibylla  (5,000)

  • Sweden – Finland

Spud U Like  (25)

  • United Kingdom

Supermac’s (106)

  • Rep. of Ireland – Northern Ireland UK

Telepizza (1,025)

  • Poland – Portugal – Spain – Switzerland – United Kingdom

Teremok (300)

  • Russia

Wimpy  (1,500)

  • France – Ireland – United Kingdom

Yo Sushi (100)

  • Ireland – United Kingdom
American fast food chains are available…if you must.  (Number of Locations in Parenthesis.)

Burger King

Domino’s

McDonalds

Pizza Hut 

KFC

Starbucks

Subway

  • Austria (39) – Czechia (20) – Estonia (15) – Finland (180) – France (460) – Germany (672) – Iceland (24) – Ireland (177) – Italy (15) – Netherlands (199) – Norway (53) – Poland (135) – Portugal (18) – Russia (595) – Slovakia (19) – Spain (62) – Sweden (180) – Turkey (97) – United Kingdom (2,374)

Taco Bell