McDonald’s is re-opening its first Aussie store 50 years later

McDonald’s is stepping back in time and returning Australia’s first restaurant in Yagoona.

Celebrating 50 years since the very first Macca’s opened its doors in December 1971, the new McDonald’s Yagoona will open on Friday and embrace its original 1970s costs.

From 11 am to 1 pm on the opening day of the season the humble hamburger will be only 20 cents each, with a restriction of four for every client, so you’ll have to get in speedy to take advantage of the deal.

The restaurant shut in 1994 after 23 years of service.

The interior of the restaurant will reflect the original décor from half a century prior with a historic timeline on the wall, pictures of the 1971 restaurant and a Happy Meal display with notable toys from across the years.

‘We are incredibly proud to reopen McDonald’s Yagoona and recognise its important part of our history,’ Chief Executive Officer for McDonald’s Australia Andrew Gregory said.

‘Everything our customers know and love about McDonald’s Australia started at Yagoona from Happy Meals and birthday parties to first jobs and community contribution.

‘The reopening celebrates 50 years of supporting our customers, people and communities in Australia. We look forward to once again serving the local community and welcoming back customers from the 70s, 80s and 90s.’

The new restaurant will work 24 hours every day and feature a McCafé, dual lane drive-through, devoted delivery partner room and PlayPlace.

Notwithstanding the 20 cent hamburger, McDonald’s Yagoona will likewise sell $1 cheeseburgers and $2 coffee from December 17 to January 7 part of a special promotion for clients.