Backlash didn’t kill Chick-fil-A’s UK expansion, location opening in Scotland


By Kate Taylor

  • Chick-fil-A quietly opened a second location in the UK, inside a hotel in Scotland.
  • News of the location follows the announcement that the chain’s first UK location, in Reading, would close following protests from LGBTQ activists.
  • These two UK locations represent a new strategy for Chick-fil-A: opening “pilot license locations” with limited menus in partnership with local organizations to test the waters while expanding.
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