McDonald’s Grand Big Mac & Mac Jr.

McDonald’s Grand Big Mac & Mac Jr.

We have been tweeting about it and can confirm that the Grand Big Mac and Mac Jr. are coming to the UK!

From Wednesday 7th February, McDonald’s will be celebrating the 50th birthday of the Big Mac by finally releasing the much-requested Grand Big Mac alongside the smaller version – the Mac Jr.

McDonald's Grand Big Mac Review

As you may recall, we sampled the Grand Big Mac when we were on holiday in Italy – you can see that review here.

In that review, we gave the Grand Big Mac a four-star rating and it looks like our plea to see it in the UK is finally going to be realised.

Of course, this was probably planned all along as we speculated as to how the world’s most iconic fast food burger would be celebrating its 50th anniversary in our post here.

The Grand Big Mac has been on-sale in pretty much every country that has a McDonald’s so 2018 is the year we will get to have it here in the UK.

The Italian version clocked in at 753 calories and we have it on good authority that the UK version will be 741 kcal with the Mac Jr. smaller at 400 kcal.

McDonald's Grand Big Mac

In our review from Italy, I was disappointed not to get all three burgers side-by-side for a comparison shot – so you can expect to see that in our update.

We always expected 2018 to be the year that we would get this promotion in the UK and once McDonald’s sent out an email in late December which stated “Love Big Mac – You’ll love what’s coming 7th February.” we knew it had to be the Grand Big Mac.

McDonald's Mac Jr.

Both will be available until Tuesday 20th March.

Are you excited that the UK are getting these two burgers?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below or via the usual BURGER LAD® channels.

Grand Big Mac and Mac Jr. coming to the UK – you heard it here first!

Burger Lad®

Website: https://www.mcdonalds.com/gb/en-gb.html

 
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12 thoughts on “McDonald’s Grand Big Mac & Mac Jr.

  • 25th January 2018 at 10:46 pm
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    Looks amazeballs. Can’t wait to try. Not the Mac Jr though lol

     
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  • 27th January 2018 at 2:05 pm
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    Excellent, grandson can graduate from a happy meal to the Mac Jr, his dad can have a Big Mac and I, being granddad, can have a Grand Big Mac.

     
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  • 27th January 2018 at 6:43 pm
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    about bloody time

     
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  • 2nd February 2018 at 2:08 pm
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    Can’t wait to try this, great news coverage Burger Lad!

     
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  • 5th February 2018 at 11:24 am
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    I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited about a launch. Or a lunch.

     
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  • 6th February 2018 at 6:16 pm
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    burger lad is my favourite news source

     
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  • 6th February 2018 at 6:46 pm
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    I cant see anywhere the source of this information, it isnt on the mcdonalds UK website…

     
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    • 7th February 2018 at 7:16 pm
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      I take it back, I had one today and it was AWESOME

       
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  • 7th February 2018 at 2:50 pm
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    What can i say its like a big mac on steroids went into my local mc ds to try this today and was not disapointed the xtra cheese slice is a very welcome addition but other than that it is what it is a big mac on steroids i really cannot fault anything other than the build i recieved the pattys were too far to one side leaving me with nothing but bun for my last two bites but thats the only thing i could find to fault great burger hope it finds its way onto the full menu at some point

     
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  • 23rd February 2018 at 9:50 am
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    Tried it on release day. Was quite filling, but found the burger a bit on the dry side, not enough sauce. Also tried the mac junior and was an improvement, more saucy and less bready and dry.

     
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  • 26th February 2018 at 7:06 pm
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    I was looking forward to having one and I did today!

    Extra size, extra blandness…

    The bun was stodgy. The beef patties were a bit dry and overcooked, tasteless (not seasoned enough without doing a bit of DIY flavouring) and something like a flimsy 0.5cm thick. Overflowing with tiny shrapnels of lettuce (volumiser/filler), and not the sort of lettuce in the pictures.
    Not enough sauce in it but it’s basically a gherkin-pickle flavoured burger. Rustlers microwavable burgers are tastier.
    For me, not worth the 741calories. HAving said that, I have no idea where all those calories are, coz they can’t be in those paper thin burger patties!

     
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  • 3rd March 2018 at 3:59 pm
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    Tried a Grand Big Mac yesterday and was disapointed.

    The first one I got was cold- its replacement was better but quickly lost its heat. I felt that there was too much bread in it (probably as a result of it being a wider version Big Mac) and eating it became a bit of a chore.

    I think it would be better if it was not as wide but used thicker patties.

     
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