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Fried gold by the bucket load

Our recipes are reinvented classics; we take traditional fried chicken recipes, analyse what makes them great, then improve every element using science and a good dose of creativity.

One man’s mission to make fried chicken great again

Our founder Matt Harris started Thunderbird Fried Chicken in an old ambulance, hitting the street food scene with a bang and graduating to ‘bricks and mortar’ locations in 2019 after winning London WingFest for the Best Wings in London.

Awesome: That’s what makes Thunderbird great.

  • Our service is fast-casual, with a premium menu
  • We have a flexible foot-print 900-2500 sq ft and work in a variety of locations from high street to food markets
  • Our interiors match our food; inspired by retro Americana, reinvented for a modern audience
  • Our menu is adaptable to meet local tastes and occasions
  • Streamlined simple and robust national and international supply chain
  • A range of state of the art software systems recommended for consistency and simplicity
  • Experienced management team and sector leading chairman
  • Enormous range of training materials that cover every aspect of the business
  • Awesome brand design materials and marketing support

Our Stores

We currently have 6 company locations open with several in the pipeline. In 2021 we partnered with Parkdean Resorts and have opened in 5 holiday park locations.

Award winning wings

We’ve won 15 WingFest awards since 2015. Here we are picking up our latest award in July!

Parkdean Resorts

“We currently have 5 Thunderbird Fried Chicken’s across our parks. The support we received when we opened and the on-going support has been amazing, nothing is too much. We are delighted with the performance and are hoping to add to our portfolio in 2024.”

David Morrison – Retail Director, Parkdean Resorts

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