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The Best McDonald's Restaurant Around The World

Updated on April 1, 2010

A little history of McDonald’s

This company was founded by Raymond Albert Kroc (1902 - 1984). He started his own business at the age of 52 years old. By convincing two brothers Dick & Mac McDonald to open the fast-food outlets for a hamburger products they had sold earlier.

McDonald’s become a public company in US start from 1965. McDonald's become one of the largest franchise business in the world. In Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, franchise outlets McDonald's has more than 7,000 outlets in over 34 countries, while in Europe can be found more than 6,000 outlets, with a total of more than 30,000 franchise outlets in more than 119 countries around the world.

We can find various menu’s in McDonald’s outlet. Such as:

  • Sandwiches: Hamburger, CheeseBurger, Big Mac, McChicken, McRib, Prem.Grilled Chicken Classic Sandwiches, Ranch Snack Wrap

  • Happy Meals : Happy Meal with hamburger, Happy Meal with CheeseBurger,

  • Mighty Kids Meal : Mighty Kids Meal with chicken McNugget , Butter Garlic Crouton, Snack Size Fruit &Walnut Salad.

  • Breakfast: Egg McMuffin, Sausage Biscuit, Hotcakes.

  • French Fries: Small French Fries, Medium French Fries, Large French Fries.

  • Chicken McNuggets , Selects, Premium Breast Strips Sausage: Chicken McNuggets, Barbeque Sauce, Hot Mustard Sauce.

  • Salad: Premium Southwest Salad with Crispy Chicken.

  • Beverage: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Iced Tea, Iced Coffee.

  • Desserts/Shakes: Strawberry Sundae, Fruit’n Yogurt Parfait, McFlurry with M&M’S, McFlurry with OREO.

How if I show you McDonald's restaurant around the world. I think you all from US familiar and very know about McDonald's restaurant in US. I post some of McDonald's restaurant from US. I like the cozy place and the beautiful of interior design. So the costumer felt comfortable and enjoy the food and drink at McDonald’s.

New York, USA

With Urban-living theme. This restaurant had make over by New York-Based Studio Gaia as designer. Equipped with a variety of luxurious seating such as easy chairs, stools and bar chairs. There is a wi-fi  as an internet connection for customer. They will easily browsing, chatting or writing with their laptop while eating burger. Other additional feature is a cool chandelier, wood ceiling and elegant  black-and-white paintings.

Porto, Portugal

McDonald's in this city was built at the former of Porto Cafe, without losing the beauty of Porto Cafe itself. Porto Cafe is one of the national monuments in Portugal, and McDonald’ was still maintaining features such as glass building and still give a touch of McDonald’s typical

Holborn, UK

This McDonald’s looks modern and elegance located in Holborn. Because this restaurant included in the list of stores that will be upgraded by Philippe Avanzi on 2006.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Nice place to hang out with the luxurious leather seats coated with brown wood. Great property using real wood, beautiful engravings. This is cozy place to enjoy Big Macs, salads and French Fries.

Paris, France

It difficult to find cheap food in Paris. But it doesn’t mean we can’t eating cheap food. We can found many McDonald outlets in London and one of the coolest Mcdonalds in that city. With futuristic design for the satisfaction of customer. With leather seats it represent Paris as a fashion city.

Hacienda Heights, L.A

The location of McDonald’s near the Buddha Temple around the Los Angeles. We can found various fengshui symbol inside this restaurant. Such as: Bamboo, leather seats, earth tomb, and water flow in the glass.

Budapest, Hungaria

We can imagine the empty railway station become beautiful restaurant. We can found McDonald outlet in Budapest. With the large windows, antique lamp, ceiling are painted a soft blue, and there was the roar of passing trains. Outside, there are red brick walls and wrought-iron gates

Oxford Street, UK

Oxford Street is the main McDonald's in UK, so no wonder if McDonalds looks very luxurious. With bar theme and restaurant including the white color, yellow color and red color. all illuminated by lighting a cool. With retro seats completed TV screen and wi-fi internet access.

In which place do you ever visit? I hope I can visit one of the McDonald's outlet like those picture above and enjoy the hamburger. My friend said that in my country McDonald's has Asian taste with various spices. Every country has different recipes for some menus. But the main menu they have the same taste.


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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, Summer. Good to see you here. I am glad to know about healthy choice meals to eat in South Australia. Thank you very much for coming and tell about McDonalds stores in Australia. Take care!

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      Summer 6 years ago

      I live in Australia and most of our Mcdonalds look the same they also have free WI-FI at all Mcdonalds stores. We also have a wide variety of healthy choise meals to eat here in South Australia, they are everywhere where i live within 10 mins driving distance there are 6 Mcdonalds stores.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, wiiluver for coming this hub and share about the place you mentioned above. I believe that is a great and beautiful place. Good information. I'll search more. Take care!

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      wiiluver 7 years ago

      Okay, first of all, hardly any of those mcdonalds are cool. In Decatur, Alabama, there is this old-fashioned movie themed one. It's really cool! And there's this wizard of oz one with a yellow brick road and everything. People like things that pop! Those just...don't.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, creativelycc for coming and share your thought about this topic. I agree with you that we never too late to achieve our dream. I wish all the dream will come true...amen. See you again. ~prasetio

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      Carrie L. Cronkite 7 years ago from Maine

      Hi Presetio,

      What's encouraging about this hub is that Mr. Kroc started this company at the age of 52 years old, which proves that it's never too late to follow your dream!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, TylerCapp for coming to this hub and share your thought about this topic.I think Los Angeles has a beautiful McDonald's also. Sometimes I have lunch at McDoland's but not very often. Thank you very much. Good to see you here.


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      TylerCapp 7 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      That's amazing! I would never have thought that McDonald's had such places. And there is one in my home town, Los Angeles, as well! Thanks for putting this together. Now I have to check out one of these.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to this hub, YourmealticketUK for share your experience with McDonald in Tokyo. It would be fun having lunch or dinner at that place. Nice story from you, I can felt what happen at that time when you lost in Tokyo. I'll try to check it out. Nice to see you here.


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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, Dominic. Thanks for share the information about McDonald outlet in Walcott Lowa. I should go there someday. I think the visitor will enjoy to eat at the restaurant when the place is clean, neat and comfortable. Good to see you here. Prasetio

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      YourmealticketUK 7 years ago from Hampshire, UK

      Wow! The fries might be the same all over the planet, but the insides of the restaurants couldn't be more different. Terrific hub! The best McDonald's I ever had was when I was completely lost in Toyko. We stumbled upon it quite by accident, whilst wandering the streets cluelessly trying to find a metro station that would take us back to our hotel. As we sat eating our fries, my partner looked out of the window, and there was a station! McDonald's saved us :)

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      dominic 7 years ago

      the nicest and cleanest mcdonalds i ever ate at was in Walcott Iowa and you should go there and see it for yourself. p.s. the food was the best mcdonalds ive ever had. CHECK it out

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning Katie, I wish today is a beautiful day for me and for you also. I hope this information useful for us and we can use it when we visit one of these country. I think we all familiar with McDonald's. I am glad you liked this hub. have a great day and take care!

      Prasetio :)

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      katiem2 7 years ago from I'm outta here

      prasetio, it just goes to show that just about everyone has a passion for McDonalds. There is something very comfortable and dependable about McDonalds. I love your Restaurant around the world, just amazing. Thanks and Peace :)

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Cheri, I am glad read your comment. You make this hub more colorful with your coming. I hope you enjoy all information above, include all the pictures also. I agree with you those are very beautiful design. I hope you likes it. Have a great day!

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      Cheri Schultz 8 years ago from Midwest

      I never dreamed they would design McDonalds like a luxury restuarant. The McDonalds where I live are just typical fast food restuarants. Thank you for sharing these designs. Cheri

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks 2patricias for share your thought about this topic. I am glad to know that.

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      2patricias 8 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      I seldom eat in McDonald's but the different styles are interesting. Last year I admired the chic and unobtrusive outlet in Valleta (Malta).

      Unusual Hub - well done.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks pinkhawk for share your experience about McDonal's

      I think Philippines is also beautiful country where we can found many McDonald's franchise around your place.

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      pinkhawk 8 years ago from Pearl of the Orient

      ...I always eat at Mcdo here in the Philippines but I never thought that in other countries, it's quite different, such a wow! :).. I want to eat in those cozy Mcdo someday!haha!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks maniac monday for stopping by. This is only an interiors. But from interiors, make us comfortable to eat,.

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      manic monday 8 years ago from USA

      Impressive, I never imagined some McDonald's could look luxurious! Amazing!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Red_Dragon for dropping by. I am glad you liked this hub. I also impressed with those McDonalds's interior above.

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      Red_Dragon 8 years ago

      Wow! That is amazing. There interior of these places truly is world class. You actually wouldn't think about that with Mcdonalds. Nice hub :D

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks ConradM and midnightbliss for dropping by. I am glad you liked this information. I hope you can visit those place when you traveling in that country.

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      Haydee Anderson 8 years ago from Hermosa Beach

      nice hub, all mc donald fast food chains that I have been to, all looked the same. lols. I would love to visit those fancy mcdonalds stores taht you have featured.

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      ConradM 8 years ago from San Francisco, CA

      Unbelievable how fancy some of these McDonald's are. Thanks for the info, very interesting.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks ethel and akirchner for stopping by.

      For ethel smith, I think we all know about fast food. for emergency is not a big problem. But for daily consumption, I don't think so.

      For akirchner, Beer at McDonald. I never heard about this before. But Brian S know that.

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      Audrey Kirchner 8 years ago from Washington

      Get outta here - beer at McDonald's - we are doing something wrong over here! I might even go to McDonald's now if I could get a beer or a glass of wine. Great info.

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      Eileen Kersey 8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Well the buildings look good, shame about the food :)

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Nemingha and tim-tim for coming to this hub.

      For nemingha, I think you are lucky person. Traveling while working, it looks wonderful experience by visiting other country around the world.

      For tim-tim, thanks for supporting this hub and share your experience visited McDonald's with your family. I liked Chinese food also.

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      Priscilla Chan 8 years ago from Normal, Illinois

      My mom and the girls (me & my 4 sisters) used to enjoy going shopping together.Then headed to McDonald's.I remember that the Big Mac was so Big! It was different then. Even the fact that I grow up in HK, I still like some of other countries food. There is nothing wrong with at least trying. Thanks Prasetio! You sure make McDonald's look good!

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      Nemingha 8 years ago

      Some of the interiors are wonderful and don't look at all like what I have come to expect at McDonald's. It's a long time ago now, but I spent several years living and working in different countries around the world, and in each country it was always nice to go to a McDonald's at least once. It never ceased to amaze me how each outlet, while selling essentially the same food, had it's own unique "feel".

      I went to the McDonald's in Oxford Street but it didn't look like this then. I wonder when they revamped the interior?

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Brian and Pete to visiting again my other hub. It looks this hub is not special and McDonald is to familiar place. Or we often visit this place. But I try to inform about the cozy place we can visit when we travel around the world. But thanks Brian, for remind me about that. I appreciate your comment.

      I also give a lot of thanks to Pete who share your experience visiting McDonald in various country.

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      Pete Maida 8 years ago

      I've been to ones in Japan, Guam, Gibraltar, UK, Italy, and of course all over the US.

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      Brian Stephens 8 years ago from Castelnaudary, France

      You forgot to mention that you can actually have a beer with your meal in a French McDonald's. I never thought I would see the day.

      Have to say I didn't think I would find a hub about McDonald's so interesting.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Pamela for sharing your memory when they first opened. I think it was wonderful moment. You have good memory. I am glad to hear that.

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      Pamela Oglesby 8 years ago from United States

      Interesting hub. I remember when they first opened and they had the best french fries. They used fresh potatoes instead of frozen back then. thanks.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks William and Hello for give your time to visit this hub. Actually I post about the interior of McDonald outlets around the world. I likes the design of those outlet. It become inspiration of us. To make this hub more interesting I post about the history of McDonald's and the menus. And I look at the business (franchise business). I'll write about franchise business later.

      I rarely go to McDonald's. Just accompany my nephew and my niece. I don't really like fast food. I prefer Indonesian food. thanks for the critique, I appreciate that.

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      Hello, hello, 8 years ago from London, UK

      I never understood and can accept that in you country with that lovely food can like McDonalds. S-o-r-r-y

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      William F Torpey 8 years ago from South Valley Stream, N.Y.

      You sure make McDonald's look good, prasetio30. I like the idea of Internet connections that can be used while there.