Princess Diana provoked lively discussions at one time, allowing herself trips to McDonald's. Queen Elizabeth II is unlikely to be presented by anyone in McDonald's or Burger King, but this does not mean that Her Majesty categorically avoids fast food. During a summer vacation in Balmoral, it turns out, the Queen allows her chef to take a break from time to time, while one of the servants brings the monarch for dinner from a diner located near the castle.
As a true British woman, Elizabeth II adores the unofficial national English dish - Fish and Chips - fried fish and French fries. “A footman goes to the nearby town of Ballater for food,” said an insider. "The Queen doesn't often allow herself fish and chips, but she usually does when she's on holiday in Balmoral." Former Royal Chef Darren McGrady has repeatedly said that Her Majesty is a "foodie", unlike Prince Philip, who can "eat and chat all day" (also read: Royal Menu: Elizabeth II's Diet Habits).
Meanwhile, royal observers emphasize that the Queen's ordering food to the castle is a demonstrative gesture against the background of recent scandals over the excessive spending of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (read also: Pasta, fries and sushi: what was Meghan Markle's diet before meeting Harry). Holidays in Balmoral, Elizabeth II often goes for walks in practical and not new clothes, she herself gets behind the wheel of a car. After all, for several weeks, Her Majesty can afford to forget about the environment that surrounds her in Buckingham, and be "an ordinary person."
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