Tim Hortons announces Cumbernauld opening date

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Iconic Canadian Café and Bake Shop chain, Tim Hortons®, has announced it will be opening  the doors to its latest drive thru restaurant, in Cumbernauld, on Tuesday 10th December at midday.

Located on the new Cumbernauld Retail Park, the location will offer both a comfortable restaurant, as well as a drive thru lane for everyone to enjoy Canada’s favourite coffee*.

There will also be an early Christmas present for Tim Hortons fans too, the first 100 customers at the new restaurant will receive a free lunch combo meal to celebrate the opening.

The lucky, early-bird customers can treat themselves to a Tims ® Crispy Chicken Sandwich, or any Grilled Wrap, with a portion of potato wedges and a small drink all free of charge.

In addition to this festive treat, the very first person in the queue for the restaurant, and the queue for the drive thru, will receive a VIP card entitling them to two free drinks every day for a year! That’s 730 free Lattes, French Vanillas, or Frozen Lemonades to really quench that thirst.

As the season of goodwill is nearly upon us, diners can also enjoy the new festive goodies; Rudolph the Reindeer Donuts, Gingerbread Lattes, Frozen White Hot Chocolate and the Christmas Spiced Caramel Brownie.

The Tim Hortons® brand was founded in 1964 by its namesake, a top professional ice hockey player, who wanted to create a space where everyone would feel at home. Fast forward to 2019 and nearly eight out of 10 cups* of coffee sold across Canada are served at Tim Hortons® restaurants and more than 5.3 million Canadians – approximately 15 percent of the population – visit the café daily.

As well as the famous Donuts, Timbits® and range of beverages, customers will have on offer hearty breakfast options, as well as a variety of lunch items such as sandwiches, wraps, paninis and toasties, all fresh and made-to-order using quality ingredients.

Kevin Hydes, Chief Commercial Officer of the Tim Hortons® franchise in the U.K. said: "We're delighted to have secured a fantastic location in Cumbernauld for our new drive thru restaurant. We’re very much looking forward to becoming part of the local community and serving their food and drink needs.”


The first Tim Hortons® in the U.K. opened its doors in Glasgow in June 2017 to huge fanfare, with fans travelling from across the country and queuing overnight to sample the brand’s famed coffee and baked goods. As Tim Hortons® rolls out nationwide, a further 24 restaurants are now serving guests in and around Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester, Leicester and Belfast with excitement levels showing no signs of dropping.

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Tim Hortons® Overview 

TIM HORTONS® is one of North America’s largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, TIM HORTONS® appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. TIM HORTONS® has more than 4,700 system wide restaurants located in Canada, the United States, and around the world. To learn more about the TIM HORTONS® brand, please visit the TIM HORTONS® brand website at www.timhortons.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tim Hortons® in the UK

In 2017, the iconic Canadian brand made its way to the United Kingdom, bringing premium coffee, freshly baked goods, delicious sandwiches & wraps, and other food products to Brits. The first restaurant opened on Argyle Street, Glasgow, in June 2017.

There are currently 24 restaurants in the UK with a flagship location in Leicester city centre.

Website: www.timhortons.co.uk

Facebook: @TimHortonsUK

Twitter: @timhortonsuk

Instagram: timhortonsuk

*Based on single brewed coffee servings in Canada QSR (The NPD Group/Crest for the year ending Jan 2018).

Megan Trimble
At Tim Hortons, we believe that you shouldn't have to compromise. Whether you want a hot freshly-prepared breakfast on the way to work served with our smooth, delicious coffee; a great choice of freshly prepared sandwiches & wraps or one of our famously irresistible donuts for a sweet afternoon treat, Tim Hortons is the place to visit. However, there’s more to Tim Hortons than great-tasting fresh food and coffee. We work hard to deliver the highest quality products and services and strive to be a leader in everything we do. An iconic 50 year-old brand in Canada, Tim Hortons opened its first UK site in June 2017 in Glasgow.