When asked to sum up their first trip to Jollibee, our team’s responses ranged from 🚀 to 💫 . Encouraged to expand on their emojis, words like “yummy”, “delicious” and “awesome” filled the air. Keep on reading to learn more about Jollibee and check out the highlights of Azimo’s first Jollibee outing.
What is Jollibee?
Jollibee is a chain of fast-food restaurants known for their fried chicken but serving an eclectic range of Filipino cuisine. Founded in Quezon City in 1978, Jollibee only made it to UK shores four decades later. But it wasn’t the first Jollibee outside of the Philippines. That’s right, the Jollibee franchise has spread to 24 other countries and territories, including:
And the Jollibee universe continues to expand. Delayed by the pandemic, some of the Azimo marketing team (Adam, Alex, Irene, Harj, Matt and Narcis) finally made it to Earl’s Court in London to visit Jollibee’s flagship store.
Rather than give you a bite-by-bite account, we’ll let these pictures tell the story. Below is a selection of snaps from the afternoon.
While the team went for Mango Coconut Sundaes, you might prefer a post-meal read. Fortunately, we’ve got tons of articles about the Philippines, including:
- Fun facts about the Philippines.
- A guide to Overseas Filipino Workers.
- What are balikbayan boxes?
- How to retire in the Philippines.
If you’re after more options for Filipino cuisine in the UK, the restaurants below are worth a try: