Free Whopper at Burger King: how to get one on 18th May, what’s in tasty treat and why today is ‘Whopper Day’?

The fast food chain’s flame grilled whoppers will be available for free nationwide for one day only

Burger King fans can get their hands on a free burger today as the fast food chain is rolling out a giveaway for one day only.

The famous flame-grilled Whoppers will be available across the UK completely free of charge on Wednesday 18 May as Burger King brings back Whopper Day.

Whoppers will be available for free nationwide on 18 May (Photo: Getty Images)

The signature burger is seared using real fire to create its unique flavour and is topped with fresh tomatoes, freshly cut lettuce and onions, crunchy pickle, a layer of creamy mayonnaise and a swirl of ketchup.

The Whopper is usually priced at £5.49, but customers nationwide will be able to enjoy it for free tomorrow, and a plant-based alternative is also available as part of the offer.

Katie Evans, at Burger King UK said: “The Whopper is Burger King’s hero burger - created using fresh ingredients, made to order your way and flame-grilled to create the signature, mouth-watering flavour that our customers love.

“For one day only we think everyone deserves to get involved  with a bite of the action and savour a free Whopper on us!

“This Whopper Day, we hope the nation will join us in enjoying a legendary Whopper. If you haven’t tried a Whopper before, here’s the day to try it!”

Customers can choose from the signature or plant-based Whopper (Photo: Burger King)

How do I get a free Whopper?

The deal is available for one day only, so Whopper fans will have to be quick to avoid missing out on the freebie.

Customers can claim the offer via the Burger King app, with no other purchase necessary. Once registered, simply visit your nearest participating branch to get your free Whopper.

The deal is limited to one voucher per transaction and is subejct to availability at participating UK restaurants only.

Alternatively, if you prefer to have your food delivered straight to your door, you can still claim the free burger on any Deliveroo order on Wednesday 18 May over £15.

Those who are not quick enough to back one of the freebies, the app includes several other great value offers, including Whoppers for £1.99, available at every Burger King branch every Wednesday throughout the year.