Sun. Dec 5th, 2021

Popeyes has finally landed in London, and with that has come huge crowds.

Huge crowds gathered at Westfield Stratford’s food court in anticipation of a little fried chicken in the days after the store opened.

With brilliant reviews, it may not come as a surprise that people are willing to wait for the food.

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But the waiting time can reportedly be as high as three hours, according to staff.

“It’s like this every day, non stop,” a staff member who oversaw the line Thursday morning told MyLondon.

“From 11 o’clock to close, people from all over the country drive.

“Yesterday there was one from York here.”

On Saturdays, which is the busiest time for Westfield, the wait can be as long as three hours, with the restaurant not allowing others to attend periods.



People have been waiting for hours to get their fingers in these burgers

But people do not seem to mind the wait, according to Google Reviews.

“It was worth the wait in line,” one person wrote.



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“Highly recommend people try Popeye’s fried chicken. So, so, good !!” said another.

A third wrote on the opening day that they had no idea when or if I would reach the top [of the line]”because of the” 200 people “who were waiting, but there was a” nice chicken aroma “.

With Popeyes UK’s one-week anniversary approaching, crowds do not seem to be taking anywhere.

So if you want your fingers in ‘Famous Louisiana Chicken’, be prepared to wait.

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