Nando’s temporarily shuts 50 stores across UK as it runs out of supplies

Nando’s has reportedly had to close some of its restaurants after running out of peri-peri chicken.

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 6:31 am

The chain has temporarily shut around 50 outlets across England, Scotland and Wales after suffering supply shortages, according to the BBC.

It will lend some of its staff to suppliers to “get things moving” again, the broadcaster has said.

Responding to upset customers on Twitter, Nando’s described the situation as “a bit of a ‘mare'”.

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Nandos temporarily closes some restaurants after problems with supplies.

The restaurant said: “The UK supply chain is having a bit of a ‘mare’ right now.

“This is having a knock-on effect with some of our restaurants across England, Scotland and Wales.

“We are doing everything we can to get the peri-peri back where it belongs – on your plates!”

In another tweet, the restaurant, which serves Afro-Portuguese inspired chicken dishes, apologised for the “disappointment” and said suppliers were struggling with “demand for peri-peri”.

Nando’s said: “We’re sorry for any disappointment caused.”