McDonald's opens third store in Bangalore; plans Rs 4 billion expansion

MUMBAI: As part its 10th anniversary in India, McDonald's food service retailer has launched its third restaurant in Bangalore at Brigade Road.

With a network of 94 restaurants across the country McDonald's - West and South (Hardcastle Restaurants) is embarking on a major expansion drive in the Southern markets of India. The company will invest Rs 3 - 4 billion for expansion in the South and West, with South being an important part of the expansion plans in the next 3 years.

The third outlet in Bangalore will have two floors, spread over 3380 sq. ft. with a total seating capacity of 134. It will also have a special section for children's birthday parties with a seating capacity of 50, a popular feature among McDonald's customers, informs an official release.

Commenting on the launch, McDonald's India (West & South) MD&JV Partner Amit Jatia said, "Enthused by the tremendous response received from our Bangalore customers, we are establishing a stronger presence here so that more Bangloreians can have the McDonald's experience. We want to make our presence felt in the southern India in the next three years by adopting a focused approach. Initially we will intend to focus on Bangalore and Hyderabad and then spread across the region. Our approach will be to open more stores in one city rather than one store in many cities."

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