THE popular Mexican-inspired restaurant brand Taco Bell will open its new restaurant in Basingstoke later this month.

The launch, set to take place on Monday, October 11, will mark the brand’s 71st UK restaurant opening.

Customers will be able to order in advance via the Taco Bell app, website or third-party delivery platform or use the digital kiosks in-store to takeaway.

Basingstoke residents are invited to make the most of the grand opening, with the first 100 customers through the doors receiving a free taco on opening day.

Renowned for its craveable, customisable and quick-service Mexican-inspired classics, Taco Bell has been serving tasty tacos, bursting burritos, yummy nachos and its famous quesadillas to hungry UK fans since November 2010.

The Basingstoke site, located at 14-16 Wote Street at the previous home of, Subway has been transformed into a stylish 1,400 sq m space ahead of the big day.

Lucy Dee, head of marketing at Taco Bell UK, said: “We’re delighted to be able to bring Taco Bell to Basingstoke.

“Hampshire has been crying out for more Taco Bells and we’re very pleased to be able to deliver; creating local jobs despite challenging circumstances.

“We look forward to feeding residents from Monday 11th October onwards whether it be via home delivery, click & collect, takeaway or dine in”.

Taco Bell Basingstoke is located at 14-16 Wote Street, Basingstoke, RG21 7NW and is open from 11am until 11pm, seven days a week from Monday, October 11.