McDonald’s Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese

McDonald’s Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese

McDonald’s Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese Review:

Price: £4.59/£5.89/£6.29.

Calories: 753 kcal.

I’m back!!

I apologise for the delay of my review of the new McDonald’s Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese.

It’s been a very tough time recently and I genuinely cannot thank you all enough for the kindness you have shown me.

I am now feeling stronger and the path to healing my mental and physical health is well under way so I hope to return again with future reviews.

Ironic then that I am sampling a burger weighing in at 753 calories – everyone has to have a treat now and then though right!?

I’ll have to up my daily step count tomorrow!


I’m going to keep this analysis brief just while I continue my rehabilitation and I imagine you fabulous readers will have already sampled this.

The Double BBQ Quarter Pounder is possibly the 3rd (?) QP variation we’ve had in the UK after the Deluxe and Spicy? Let us know if I am wrong!

It’s not quite like the Western BBQ QP which was available in Canada recently – that build featured bacon and crispy onions.

Instead, the UK version basically just swaps out mustard and tomato ketchup and replaces those with a “Smoky BBQ Sauce” – I’ll take that swap!

McDonald's Double BBQ QP

Obviously the Double QPC BBQ is also available as a single option (£1 cheaper) but unlike my Spicy review, I waded in straight with the double.

Customisation options? You can’t even add bloody bacon!

No, with the Double BBQ Quarter Pounder you can only remove ingredients but not add. That’s on the app/touchscreen obviously, not asking in person… so maybe they might if you ask nicely.

McDonald's Double BBQ QP

I enjoyed the Double BBQ QP – dare say the combination of the Smoky BBQ Sauce (which I am a fan of despite the sticky hands) reminded me of the McRib?

Sorry if I stole that off someone on social media.

That combination of the sauce, pickles and fresh onion just triggered a memory of having 6 McRibs in one day back at Head Office – oh those were the days…

Double BBQ Quarter Pounder

Is it up there with the Spicy QP? Maybe… probably just not quite but an enjoyable LTO all the same.

I do wonder if we work through variations of the Quarter Pounder with Cheese, could the Big Tasty get some additional toppings in the future?

I’m looking at you Jalapeños… they’ve featured on a Big Tasty overseas and we know McDonald’s UK have access to them (Signature Spicy) so that would be interesting to sample.

Double BBQ Quarter Pounder

Again, I apologise for the lateness of this review and that it is so short…. and quite frankly shit. I’m not really discussing the burger much am I?

My daughter and I both enjoyed it (despite a very long wait – McDelivery seemed to take priority and we were left waiting approx. 20 mins for our food and I had to ask where it was).

A sad end to a glittering career and what in my opinion, helped change the way in which UK fast food chains marketed and released information regarding their upcoming promotional items.

Double BBQ Quarter Pounder

If you are reading this, I would like to thank everyone that has been a supporter of this website I set up “for a laugh” back in 2012.

That smile has faded recently. I might be back… I might not be. Only time will tell. Take care of yourselves.

Simon aka Burger Lad®

P.S. A MASSIVE thank you to Secret Sauce, who at the 11th hour, has messaged me to confirm the next promo starting 6th October…


McD Double QPC BBQ

Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese









  • Smoky BBQ Sauce
  • Reminded me of McRib (slightly!!)


  • No add bacon option
  • Sticky sauce hands
  • More fresh onion would be nice

7 thoughts on “McDonald’s Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese

  • 03/08/2021 at 8:56 pm

    Sad to hear this is your final review – as a fellow burger and fast food enthusiast, I’ll be sorry to see you go. Particularly enjoyed this website during the completely lockdown in Spain when all fast food places we’re shut for months.

    Hope to see you back soon!

  • 03/08/2021 at 9:03 pm

    You seem a great guy. Not nice to hear this is potentially your last review (for a while????).

  • 03/08/2021 at 11:45 pm

    I had the standard BBQ QP meal (as I was greedy and redeemed the 99p Big Mac offer on the app too!). To be honest I wasn’t overly impressed. I found the BBQ sauce too sweet and sickly. It may have been better as if Burgerlad describes, bacon and crispy onions were part of the burger
    – or at least a customisable option. The QP and Double QP definately tastes far better with the standard ketchup and mustard. I also didn’t like that the BBQ variety had a price premium of +20p just for swapping out the ketchup and mustard for the ‘special’ BBQ sauce.

    My advice: Stick with the standard variety of single and double QP.

  • 04/08/2021 at 10:42 am

    take it easy, been looking at the site for many years

  • 04/08/2021 at 2:02 pm

    i really hope this isn’t the permanent end of BL. i’ve been reading your reviews for about the last 6 years. but if it is, thank you for it all. health both physical and mental comes first and foremost. and lord knows i can agree with/relate to your loved one statement.

    hopefully see you down the road simon. god bless and take care.

  • 04/08/2021 at 2:15 pm

    All the best mate, have been following your page for years and have thoroughly enjoyed reading. My first port of call for burger news, always well written, hope to read again soon!

  • 10/08/2021 at 3:16 pm

    Sad to hear your giving site up Simon, this was my go to page for all burger related things to get a honest opinion . Hope your health improves and your back with us soon .

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