Mcdonald’s is offering home delivery at a further 500 restaurants this week.

It comes after the fast food chain reopened 934 restaurants for drive-thru, delivery or both across the UK over the last few days.

This includes 852 restaurants offering drive-thru only, 56 for delivery only and 26 offering both.

For delivery, orders are available through Uber Eats or Just Eat, depending on location.

All reopened restaurants are running a limited menu and reduced operating hours of 11am to 10pm.

McDonald’s is asking customers to spend no more than £25 at drive-thrus and when ordering for home delivery, to try and control high demand, with long queues reported at drive-thrus.

In addition, McDonald’s has also reopened 85 restaurants for drive-thru or delivery in the Republic of Ireland.

Paul Pomroy, CEO McDonald’s UK and Ireland, said: “Next week we will switch McDelivery back on in over 500 restaurants, with the help of our delivery partners Uber Eats and Just Eat.

“As with our Drive Thru operations, it might take a little longer and we expect demand to once again be high and both of these factors might impact service times.

Pomroy said the brand was working to expand the service and introduce more items, such as breakfast.

He added: “Employee safety remains my top priority and we will only move forward with new services and menu items when we’re confident we can do so while still enabling a safe working environment.

“Adjusting to our new safety and well-being procedures is our top priority, but it isn’t easy, and I am particularly grateful to the patience and kindness you have shown our employees as we get used to the ‘new normal’ at McDonald’s.

“Smaller teams, limited menu, reduced hours, face coverings and Perspex screens have all impacted how we do our jobs – but these measures are there to help keep our teams and our franchisees’ teams safe.”