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To think Burger King ripped me off today

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lakia Tue 16-Feb-16 18:51:53

I took the plunge and went through their drive thru today. Now I don't usually use Burger King and I wasn't sure what to order and felt a bit rushed as they where waiting for me to order and there was a car behind me so I quickly glanced over the menu and ordered a Bacon double Cheeseburger priced at Ialhtough in my haste I didn't really see the price.
Well when I took it out of the wrapper I coudnt believe it I thought perhaps they had mistakenly given me a childs burger it was that small.
I could have paid £1.49 at mcdonalds instead and it would have even tasted better.
What a complete utter rip off I feel cheated.
Anybody else had this disappointment at Burgerking.

lakia Tue 16-Feb-16 18:52:31

Oh typed in a rush burger was priced at £3.99

usual Tue 16-Feb-16 18:53:38

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MrsAttending Tue 16-Feb-16 18:53:59

Yes!!! It's very very expensive. It cost us almost £20 for two adult meals at a service station once. Would have been nearer £8 at McDonalds!

DrWhooves Tue 16-Feb-16 18:54:17

I was there last week and thought it was expensive, the main meals seem to be around £6 compared to around £4 in McDonald's. I was impressed with their fancy drink machine though.

EastMidsMummy Tue 16-Feb-16 18:54:54

No, they didn't rip you off. You bought something and didn't like it. Don't buy it again.

startingmylifeagain Tue 16-Feb-16 18:54:59

I actually really like BK burgers, prefer them to McDs. Haven't had one for ages though so not sure of the price.
Are you sure they didn't mishear you and thought that you ordered a child's meal by mistake?

WorraLiberty Tue 16-Feb-16 18:55:13

I don't eat at Burger King since they changed their fries

But I used to love the Whopper burger.

scribblegirl Tue 16-Feb-16 18:55:33

3.99 is cheap for BK!

I went into one at the services during Xmas - we were making an epic trek! - and it cost us nearly £15 for two meals. We can cover a pizza express quick dinner on a voucher for that!

lakia Tue 16-Feb-16 18:56:08

Honestly I was astounded lol I thought have I really just paid £3.99 for this.

scribblegirl Tue 16-Feb-16 18:56:11

X-post with Mrs there!

Aworldofmyown Tue 16-Feb-16 18:56:50

I prefer their burgers, but they are bloody pricy!

usual Tue 16-Feb-16 18:58:05

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LilacAndLovely Tue 16-Feb-16 18:59:11

I've made the same mistake op...their bacon double cheeseburger really IS tiny.

There is a decent sized version (which is the one I saw someone eating once, and what I thought i'd be getting) - think it's an XL bacon double cheeseburger? But a lot pricier probably!

RudeElf Tue 16-Feb-16 18:59:21

Ordered in a rush, werent happy with results, typed in a rush, made mistake.

Maybe you just need to slow down?

RudeElf Tue 16-Feb-16 19:00:24

Oh its a loler. Whoda thunkit.

poocatcherchampion Tue 16-Feb-16 19:01:18

Dh is always reluctant to get bk as it is too expensive. Tightwad. It is delicious!

I really really want one now.

lakia Tue 16-Feb-16 19:01:23

I have been on their website to check the prices but cant find any

usual Tue 16-Feb-16 19:01:45

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HarrysMummy17 Tue 16-Feb-16 19:01:54

It's usually cheaper to buy a meal. Dp and I went to kfc. He has a meal which was £4.49. I had just a burger that was £3.49!!

lakia Tue 16-Feb-16 19:02:42

Yes probably my own fault just went on the op I thought I would be getting the whopper size

MrsTedMosby Tue 16-Feb-16 19:03:29

The bacon double cheeseburger XL is the one you needed. Their prices differ depending on where you are - service stations are an expensive rip off.

I don't go that often, honest!

lakia Tue 16-Feb-16 19:03:37

There is always one isn't there

HarrietSchulenberg Tue 16-Feb-16 19:07:45

We stopped going to Burger King when they repeatedly gave us chicken nuggets that were so over cooked the children couldn't physically eat them.
The Ocean Catch they used to do years ago was lovely, though. Think it stopped in about 1998 sad.

ENormaSnob Tue 16-Feb-16 19:08:35

Mcds all the way here grin

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