New two storey restaurant next to Belfast City Airport is McDonald's 30th outlet in the north

McDonald’s franchisee Des Lamph and director of franchising and operations, Sarah Carter

THE north's first double storey McDonald's restaurant with dual lane drive-thru lanes, has opened close to Belfast City Airport.

The new outlet at Knocknagoney is the fast food giant's 30th in the north, creating a total of 65 jobs.

McDonald's now employs over 2,500 people here.

The restaurant , which will operate from 6am to midnight, will be able to seat 156 people and offers mobile ordering.

Franchisee of the new outlet, Des Lamph said: “The Knocknagoney restaurant is in a prime position close to the airport offering an accessible meeting point for both business and leisure visitors to Northern Ireland."

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