Warwick's new McDonald's officially opens

Warwick's new McDonald's has now officially opened.

Over the last few months work as been taking place for the new restaurant on a section of the Tesco supermarket car park off Emscote Road.

The new Drive-Thru restaurant officially opened today (Wednesday November 27).

Plans for the McDonald's restaurant were given the go-ahead by Warwick District Council's planning committee in February.

Read more: Warwick's new McDonald's restaurant starting to take shape

The new restaurant features self-order kiosks, table service, and the ‘click and collect’ service via the My McDonald’s app.

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

McDonald’s franchisee Ismail Anilmis is behind the Warwick branch.

He started his career with McDonald’s 38 years ago. With the opening of the Emscote Road restaurant, Ismail now owns and operates 18 restaurants across Warwickshire, Bedfordshire, and Oxfordshire, employing more 1,500 people.

Plans for another McDonald's have also been submitted for the former Harvester site.

Read more: Plans revealed for another McDonald's in Warwick

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

According to the plans, the current site would be partially demolished and re-constructed and there would be a Drive-Thru installed.

These plans have had more than 100 letters of objection from residents and six letters in support.

It is not get known when these plans will go before Warwick District Council's planning committee.

Read more: Objections mounting to plans for another McDonald's in Warwick

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

To view the plans go to Warwick District Council's planning portal and search for application: W/19/1473

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey

The new McDonald's off Emscote Road has now officially opened. Photo by Geoff Ousbey