grand big mac

UPDATE 2016-06-04: McDonald’s Kenilworth addressed my concerns in this article and provided me with a new Grand Big Mac to try out. I am happy to report that it was a much better burger, but still a large Big Mac. To celebrate 50 years of the Big Mac, McDonald’s South Africa launched two new variants of the burger. I finally got my hands on the Grand Big Mac and the offering is quite underwhelming. What is the Grand Big Mac? Simply, it’s a bigger Big Mac. Instead of the burger’s standard size, it’s now more akin to the ‘Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese.’ Both theRead More →

Big Mac promotion

On the 14th of May, McDonald’s South Africa (along with Australia) launched two new Big Mac variants: Mac Jr., and Grand Big Mac. As part of the iconic burger’s 50th Anniversary, there has been a lot of marketing surrounding the #BigMacYourWay campaign. The new Big Mac burgers The Mac Jr. consists of one patty, along with the standard garnish and sauce. The Grand Big Mac has two patties that are wider than the McFeast’s and burger contains all of the standard Big Mac trimmings. Both versions are on offer for a limited time. To my memory, SA received the Mac Jr. quite a few years ago. Though,Read More →

mcdonalds bigmac promotion

Fast food chain, McDonald’s, has launched a social media campaign to lower the price of its BigMac meal. Announced on 22 May, customers can tweet or post funny responses to Facebook as to why the price should be lowered, along with using the #BigMacExcuse hashtag. The new, promotional price will come into effect from 7 June until 31 August. Price dripping down like the sauce on this Big Mac. We’re down to R47! Share your funny #BigMacExcuse to drop it even further 👀 T&Cs pic.twitter.com/Wg2kEs2AvH — McDonald’s S. Africa (@McDonalds_SA) May 24, 2017 So far, the price has dropped to R46 from its regular R49.00,Read More →