Greggs Leicester Square: new megastore opening times, menu, delivery and how many calories in sausage roll?

The new Greggs in Leicester Square is said to create 55 new job opportunities

Leicester Square added to its impressive list of establishments as a new Greggs opened in the famous corner of London.

Leicester Square, which is just a stone’s throw away from the London Eye, has a cinema, a LEGO mega store, a pizza hut and much more, and will undoubtedly be more popular with the addition of Greggs.

According to popular bank Monzo, London is the only place in the UK with more Pret A Manger’s than Greggs, with the popular fast food chain a rarity in the capital.

The new  Leicester Square Greggs  is one of a host of new shops opening in London this year as the Newcastle-based food retailer continues its expansion across the UK.

A Greggs spokesperson said: “The opening of our new flagship shop at 1 Leicester Square is a huge moment for Greggs. Today’s excitement has shown this iconic location will be a success to both Greggs fans, and new customers alike. And who knows, we might even be welcoming A-list stars for a pre-premiere snack in the near future.”

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When did the new Leicester Square Greggs open?

Following months of excitement over the new Greggs opening, the new store officially opened on Monday, 18 July 2022.

Normally, when a new store opens, it just opens, or a council official or some other high ranking society member, such as a celebrity cuts a ribbon to mark the occasion.

However, this new Greggs located in Leicester Square went above and beyond for the grand opening.

What happened at the unveiling?

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Fans flocked to Greggs’ spin on a blockbuster-style premiere wanting to be the first to step out onto the blue carpet and pose in front of the dazzling paparazzi board.

The shop officially premiered at 11:30am, with drag sensation and ultimate Greggs fan Pasty Kween – who went viral last year with her iconic Sausage Roll reveal – donning a bespoke Greggs dress to mark the special occasion.

Other guests also premiered their finest looks as they hit the Greggs blue carpet. Social media influencers Kate Ovens and Bryony Morganna shimmered in satin gowns as they arrived at the carpet and enjoyed a Sausage Roll.

What are the opening hours of the new Leicester Square Greggs?

Anytime you’re out and about near it, it is highly likely that it is open, thanks to its long operating hours.

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The new store will be open from 6am - 11pm Monday - Saturday, and 7am - 11pm on Sunday.

What is on the menu?

Greggs is very much in the bracket of McDonald’s or Nando’s, where you do not have to look at the menu, you just know what you want.

And lovers of Greggs who are desperately hoping to visit the new one will be happy to know that The shop will stock freshly prepared Greggs favourites, including its popular Sausage Roll, Steak Bake and delicious vegan alternatives.

If you’re also looking to skip the queues, customers will also be able to make Click + Collect orders via the Greggs App.

What is a mega Greggs?

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The popular food-on-the-go chain, which was founded in 1939, is usually a smaller store, where you pay for your food and leave, around half the size of your average corner shop.

A mega Greggs is simply a big Greggs, big enough for many people to dine in at once, like an actual restaurant.

How many calories are in a Greggs sausage roll?

There are 328 calories in a standard sausage roll (non-vegan).