Nando’s wings its way to New Malden

If you’ve stepped foot in New Malden this week, chances are, you’ve probably seen our shiny new restaurant which opened its doors to the public on Wednesday. And you guessed it – our legendary Portuguese flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken was hot on everyone’s lips!

You’ll find us on New Malden’s High Street – a stone’s throw away from the cinema and shops, providing the perfect PERi-PERi pit stop for everyone during the festive period. Whether it’s with family, friends or work colleagues, we’ve got a menu packed full of variety and flavours. You’ll be spoiled for choice!

In true Nando’s style, the new restaurant has been decked out with beautiful South African artwork throughout, paying homage to our roots.

And if you’re up for some festive fun, get involved with #NandosChristmas for a chance to win a £100 Gift Card. Head to www.nandos.co.uk/Christmas for more info!

Nando’s Dublin Santry has landed!

It might be chilly outside, but Nando’s set temperatures soaring in Dublin this week as we opened the doors to our latest restaurant in Ireland’s capital city. Located in the Omni Park Shopping and Leisure centre, Nando’s Dublin Santry is ideal for locals, visitors, cinema goers, shoppers and fans of all things PERi-PERi!

In true Nando’s style, the stunning new restaurant pays homage to our South African and Portuguese roots with heaps of unique and vibrant artwork throughout, bringing the restaurant to life with striking colour and design.

And if you’re feeling festive, why not get involved in the #NandosChristmas fun and send us your Christmas Charade? Head to www.nandos.ie/christmas and you could win a £100 or €100 gift card.

#NandosDash in Reading!

Today we’re treating the mighty chicken lovers of Reading to a legendary #NandosDash – there’s free PERi-PERi chicken up for grabs!

Starting at 11:30am today (Thursday 4th Dec 2014), our restaurant in the Reading Oracle Centre will be giving away free mouth-watering flame grilled PERi-PERi chicken. Yep, you read that right. This is your chance to get your hands on a free ¼ chicken, single pitta or burger*, on a first-come-first-served basis.

All we ask is that you eat-in, so make sure you get your dash on as there are a limited number of seats available (though we’ll try and accommodate as many of you as we can within the hour).

So why are you still here reading this? Grab your running shoes and come on down!

*Terms & Conditions
1. Only available between 11:30am and 12:30pm at Nando’s Reading – Oracle Centre (only and no other restaurant in the Reading area) on Thursday 4th Dec 2014.
2. One free ¼ chicken, single burger or pitta per person (vegetarian options are available), on a first-come-first-served basis, eat-in only.
3. You need to pay for any extras, including sides or drinks (but only if you want them!).
4. The #NandosDash does not apply to our Friar Street restaurant.

Nando’s MK Stadium has hatched!

Milton Keynes received an Extra Hot treat this week as we opened the town’s fifth restaurant – Nando’s Milton Keynes – MK Stadium!

Our legendary Portuguese flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken can now be enjoyed at MK Stadium, making it the perfect pit stop for sports fans, shoppers and cinema goers. The restaurant’s look and feel is inspired heavily by our South African Portuguese roots. We’ve got the biggest collection of South African artwork in the UK, and Nando’s MK Stadium is packed to the rafters with original stunning artwork.

The new restaurant serves all of your favourite Nando’s dishes as well as some new items on the menu, including the succulent ‘No Bones About It’ platter, which features a Butterfly Chicken, Boneless Thighs and four regular sides.

So swing by to Nando’s Milton Keynes – MK Stadium to see what all the fuss is about!

Nando’s Walthamstow has hatched!

You may have spotted the doors to our shiny new Walthamstow restaurant wide open this week, bringing a serious hit of spice to East London in the form of our very own legendary Portuguese flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken.

Taking inspiration from our South African and Portuguese roots, the restaurant features beautiful African artwork and design throughout, resulting in a fun and vibrant space for all to enjoy.

Conveniently situated on the high street, Nando’s Walthamstow is perfect for shoppers and cinema-goers looking for a delicious meal and a great atmosphere. You’ll also be delighted to see the Boneless Platter has arrived on the Nando’s menu, which includes a Butterfly Chicken, Boneless Thighs and four Regular Sides.

So what are you waiting for? If you’re winging it in Walthamstow, do drop by and refuel for an extra hot PERi–PERi experience.

All Ireland #NandosDash

Ireland, running shoes at the ready!

Today we’re treating the chicken lovers of Ireland and Northern Ireland to one of our legendary #NandosDashs.

From 5:30pm today (12th November 2014), we’re giving away free mouth-watering flame grilled PERi-PERi chicken at all of our Ireland and Northern Ireland restaurants. Yep, you read that right!

All of our restaurants in Ireland and Northern Ireland we will be giving away a free ¼ chicken, single pitta or burger to each of our fans*, on a first-come-first-served basis. All we ask is that you eat-in, so make sure you get your dash on as there are a limited number of seats available (though we’ll try and accommodate as many of you as we can within the hour).

So what are you waiting for? Put your tonight’s dinner back in the fridge, dust off your running shoes and grab yourself some free PERi-PERi chicken!

*Terms & Conditions: Only available between 5:30pm and 6:30pm at all Nando’s restaurants across Ireland and Northern Ireland on Wednesday 12th November2014. One free ¼ chicken, single burger or pitta per person (vegetarian options are available), on a first-come-first-served basis, eat-in only. You need to pay for any extras, including sides or drinks (but only if you want them!).

Online Takeaway has landed in Ireland!

Online Takeaway has landed in Ireland!

Chicken lovers of Ireland, it’s now easier than ever to get your PERi-PERi fix through the Nando’s App or Online*!

Whether you want a quick bite to eat while out and about or simply can’t face the face the kitchen when en route home from the office, Nando’s takeaway is on hand.

To let the internet get you dinner, all you need to do is:

1. Simply download the Nando’s App (from the Apple Store) and register your details – don’t worry – this is just a one off!
2. Place your order – you can also save your favourite Nando’s meal to make it super quick next time
3. Select your collection time and location – based on whatever suits you
4. It’s then time to pay for your order (by credit or debit card or PayPal) – this will make sure there’s no messing around when you pop in to pick up your takeaway
5. Collection is quick and easy. All you need to do when you arrive at the restaurant is say hello – we will be expecting you!
6. We will then take your order number and add the final touches to your food – any chips will be freshly made when you arrive, (which may take a couple of minutes.)
7. Once your chips are done, you’re good to go and enjoy your takeaway where ever you fancy it!
See, it’s that easy. PERi-PERi on tap!

*Online Takeaway is now available across the UK and Ireland by the Nando’s App and Online.

Crazy for Wild Herb?

Ah, Wild Herb.

The lesser spotted PERi-PERi sauce, causing scrums at the dinner table for the last few splashes. With its tasty blend of herbs and enticing hint of heat, its loyal and hard core fans often mean it’s impossible to get your hands on.

Crazy for Wild Herb?

Well, lucky you, Wild Herb lovers! Whilst rummaging around the back of a grill the other day, we stumbled upon 60 bottles of the good stuff. With autumn upon us we’re all in need of some spice, so we’re going to give them away!

The question is, how far would you go for a rare bottle of Wild Herb? Confess all in the comments section of this blog post and the 10 most inspiring responses will win 6x (250g) bottles of Wild Herb to keep and enjoy ALL to yourself. And if that wasn’t enough, we’re also throwing in a Nando’s chicken cheque for two meals.

Now, flex your fingers and get typing before the competition closes at 5pm on Sunday 30th November! A few words on just how happy you’d be to walk on the wild side could win you 6 bottles of Wild Herb.

Terms and Conditions apply:
1. We’ll select 10 winners from the comments on this blog post at 5pm on 30th November 2014.
2. The 10 winners will be selected at random and notified via email by 5pm 3rd December 2014.
3. The prize includes 6x (250g) bottles of Nando’s Wild Herb PERi-PERi (250g), plus a Nando’s voucher for 2 meals per winner (2x combination meals and drinks).
4. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and is not redeemable for cash or other prizes.
5. Winners that we can’t contact within 7 days by reasonable means to get their postal address to send out their prize will lose their entitlement.
6. Nando’s accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered to you or any other persons as a result of entering the prize draw or accepting the prize.
7. Winners will be announced on our blog, names and county of residence of the winners will be made available to you by writing to our postal address.

Rugby stars take over Nando’s Bristol Cabot Circus

Nando’s Bristol Cabot Circus

Nando’s Bristol Cabot Circus are preparing for the arrival of Bristol’s leading Rugby players for their charity takeover on Monday 3rd Nov.

Nando’s fans will be treated to a night of legendary flame grilled PERi-PERi chicken and fantastic service, as well as lots of surprises from Luke Baldwin, Darren Hudson, Charlie Amesbury and their fellow team mates.

Kicking off on Monday at 7pm, Luke and his all-star team mates will be swapping their regular jerseys for a full Nando’s uniform in honour of Bristol Rugby Community Foundation, a charity which aims to empower young people through sport. As well as firing up the grills, we’ve got loads of PERi-PERi goodies to giveaway on the night!

So what are you waiting for? Join Luke Baldwin and his team mates on Monday for some Extra Hot PERi-PERi action!

GAA stars take over Nando’s Blanchardstown

Here come the grills!

Our Blanchardstown restaurant (Dublin) will be inviting Dublin’s finest GAA players to take on the grills! Self-confessed PERi-PERi addicts, Bernard Brogan, Paul Flynn, Alan Brogan, Michael Darragh MacAuley and Paddy Andrews will be joining us from 6:30pm on Tuesday 4th November to serve customers their favorite Nando’s delights.

Sporting the full Nando’s uniform, Bernad and his team mates will be on hand to serve PERi-PERi chicken throughout the evening, all in honour of Aware, a national depression support, education and information organisation.

And because we get a kick out of being generous, we will be donating €10 for every chicken sold on the night. So what are you waiting for?

There will be plenty of Extra Hot activities on the night, including an auction and raffle, bursting with gifts donated by the GAA stars, plus loads of PERi-PERi delights!

Head on down and help us turn up the heat!