McFoxy – the McDonalds knockoff

On my visit to Kyiv I found an interesting local fast food chain – McFoxy.

'McFoxy' fast food restaurant in Kiev

Best described as a McDonalds knockoff, they served burgers, chips and drinks.

Beer on tap at Ukrainian fast food chain 'McFoxy'

The real McDonald’s opened their first restaurant in Ukraine in 1997.

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With McFoxy’s most famous location being outside Kiev’s main railway station, right next door to a real McDonald’s.

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Established in 2009, McFoxy expanded to include 10 restaurants across six cities – Kyiv, Zaporizhia, Sumy, Khmelnytsky, Kropyvnytsky and Dnipro – until tax evasion charges saw the chain shut down in 2016.

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