World’s Smallest McDonald’s Restaurant Has Opened – But It’s For Bees

Alfie PowellAlfie Powell in Funny, News
Published 23.05.19
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In some quite fun news, a McDonald’s for bees has been opened and it looks really cute.

It’s no secret that the importance of bees to our ecosystem is akin to the importance of student club nights in Bournemouth for ex Love Island contestants, so it’s pretty scary that their numbers are steadily declining.

With that in mind, McDonald’s has unveiled their smallest restaurant in the world, exclusively for bees to enjoy.

This comes as a tribute to McDonald’s Swiss restaurants, some of which are fitted with beehives on the roof. The initiative was started by the company to help the bees, and the newest tiny restaurant is here to promote the concept in the hopes that it will catch on even further.


It’s pretty convincing, really. Fitted with seating, a drive-thru (I hate spelling it like that), the golden arches and more, you’d genuinely be fooled into thinking it’s a real McDonald’s that’s just a bit far away until you walked into it far sooner than you’d anticipated. Also it’s full of bees because it’s a beehive.

They don’t let me in toy shops now because I keep getting freaked out at doll houses for the same reason. Not that I go to toy shops. I’m 22. I use Amazon.

Back to the bees. A world without the little buzzy fellas wouldn’t be one worth living in. A dangerous amount of flower species rely on bees to pollinate them, and without said insects, they’d go extinct. The implications to the environment far extend that too and the ecosystem, for lack of a better word, would be f*cked.


Also lovely nutritious honey. Put sugar on your porridge and everyone thinks you’re a child. Dash some honey over it? Hello mister president of the moon.

With over 37,000 McDonald’s in the world, it would be pretty cool if they could all fit a beehive on their roofs. I get that ones in shopping centres and airports can’t, but if they just make one for every restaurant they have and put them somewhere, then cool.


Christoffer Rönnblad, marketing director of McDonald’s Sweden, said it was a ‘great idea’.

Speaking to Adweek, he said:

We have a lot of really devoted franchisees who contribute to our sustainability work, and it feels good that we can use our size to amplify such a great idea as beehives on the rooftops.”

Hey bees! Who loves ya baby, you’re beautiful.

Images via Getty, McDonald’s

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