Main information

United Kingdom
Total investment
£100,000 - 200,000
Franchise fee
£500 fixed per month

About the company

Southern Fried Chicken was established in 1981 and quickly developed licences all over the UK for its Simply Lip Licking Flavour. After this success it developed a full franchise offering and today has 200 restaurants operating internationally.

Southern Fried Chicken franchised sites work in retail outlets, shopping malls and freestanding buildings, with each location designed to offer fresh grilled and traditional fried chicken pieces, wraps, sandwiches and side orders on the menu.

Ideal candidate

Southern Fried Chicken is looking for people with an understanding of quick service restaurants and that have the commitment to build a successful business using proven techniques and is capable to open at least 3 restaurants within 10 year period.

Training & Support

Training is over two weeks with pre store opening training in your location followed by a week after opening. Franchisees must attend the course, even if they intend to employ managers to operate the restaurant. Once open franchisee receive regular visits from the Brands Team and any additional or redevelopment training is provided.

As part of low fixed ongoing franchise fee (royalties) franchisee receive marketing and design updates and access to the Head Office Support Team as well as online support in the dedicated franchise area of the website.

Additional information

Franchise fee:  Singular: £15,000.  Area Developer: £50,000.  Master: £150,000

Royalty Fee: low fixed monthly fees £500 per month: not a percentage of your sales

Marketing Fee: none –Southern Fried Chicken encourage you to use the marketing tools to promote your business locally and allocate 4% of sales to advertising

Length of Franchise Agreement: 5 years with an option to renew

Return on Investment (in months): 30 – 48 on average

Number of employees in each unit: 8 – 12

Southern Fried Chicken documentary video

Southern Fried Chicken franchise video