Sites have been acquired in Bath, Glasgow, Dunfermline, Wednesbury and Inverness.
First of the new restaurants to open will be in Bath City Centre on Southgate Street in early May. The brand’s first Scottish restaurant will open in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Centre in June, followed by a further two Scottish openings in Dunfermline in July and Inverness in November. Smashburger will open at Junction 9 Retail Park in Wednesbury in the West Midlands in August 2017.
Three Smashburger UK restaurants have opened in the last nine months: the first in Milton Keynes’ Kingston Centre Retail Park followed by North Street in Brighton and, most recently, Newcastle’s intu Eldon Square Shopping Centre.
The group plan to open 10 restaurants in the UK over the next 12 months with a goal to open 35 UK restaurants by the end of 2020 to include London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leeds, Edinburgh, Reading and Colchester.