Tweeting from their official account, Pret wrote: "Dear NHS workers, your hot drinks are on the house, from today and we'll take 50 per cent off everything else."
This one is on us 💚 pic.twitter.com/gDLiZEuQi7
— Pret (@Pret) March 18, 2020
They then finished the post by thanking them for everything they are doing.
The tweet has since received over 40,000 likes and drew praise from hundreds of coffee fans.
To qualify, all medical workers have to do is show their NHS card in any UK store.
Hi Mike, I can confirm that this is true. We’re offering free drinks to all emergency services personnel, health and social care workers who show the restaurant team a valid work pass while restaurants are open. It’s our way of saying thank you for all they’re doing.
— McDonald's UK (@McDonaldsUK) March 17, 2020
Not long after that, McDonald's followed suit, posting that they will also be doing the same as well as offering all emergency services and social workers with a valid work ID the same.