Quick service restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK)

Statistics report on quick service (fast food) restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK)

Quick service restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK)

This report presents a range of statistics and facts about quick service restaurants, also known as fast food restaurants, in the United Kingdom (UK). It includes information on market size, leading brands, spending, consumer behavior, and more.

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  • Premium Statistic Market size of the fast food and takeaway industry in the UK 2013-2024
  • Premium Statistic Number of food and drink venues in Great Britain 2021-2023, by segment
  • Premium Statistic Fast food buying frequency in Great Britain 2019-2023

Leading brands

  • Basic Statistic Most popular dining brands in the UK Q1 2024
  • Premium Statistic United Kingdom: top fast food chains on Facebook 2020
  • Premium Statistic Number of McDonald's restaurants in Europe 2016-2023, by country
  • Premium Statistic Number of Subway stores in Europe 2023, by country
  • Premium Statistic Number of Greggs outlets in the United Kingdom (UK) 2006-2022
  • Premium Statistic Number of Starbucks stores in the UK from 2005 to 2023


  • Premium Statistic Average spend per person on takeaway food from restaurants in the UK 2019-2021
  • Premium Statistic Average spend per person on takeaway food in the UK 2019-2021, by city
  • Premium Statistic Take away meals: weekly household expenditure in the UK 2022, by age
  • Premium Statistic Consumers' confidence that takeaways ensure food safety in the UK in 2020
  • Premium Statistic Leading types of takeaway food in Great Britain 2023


  • Premium Statistic Public opinion of QSR chains in Great Britain 2022
  • Premium Statistic Frequency of eating out at fast food restaurants in the UK 2019/2020, by age
  • Premium Statistic Average monthly consumption of junk food in selected European countries 2021
  • Premium Statistic Selected cities where consumers eat the most junk food per month Europe 2021
  • Premium Forecast Population share with overweight in the United Kingdom 2014-2029

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