Greggs pays tribute to Queen – but Brits just want ‘free steak bakes all week’
Greggs has paid tribute to the Queen leaving fans asking about sausage roll discounts in her honour.
Britain's favourite high street bakery took to Twitter to offer its condolences and thanks to the late monarch who died on today (September 8) at the age of 96.
Responses to the touching tweet, however, came largely from hungry fans eager to learn whether prices will be slashed on certain foods as the nation dips into mourning.
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Greggs wrote: "An inspiration for more than seven decades, we’re sorry to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. Thank you, Ma'am."
Someone replied: "Free steak bakes all week?"
A second commented: "Will this affect sausage roll prices?"
A third pleaded: "Free sausage rolls to assist with the troubling and challenging time?
"Please do a memorial sausage roll," another asked.
Other followers of the Greggs account which bellows "long live sausage rolls" in its bio, simply thanked the chain for its mark of respect.
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From one national institution to another, high street pub Wetherspoon published a tribute of its own on its website.
It reads: "Her Majesty The Queen 1926 – 2022
"J D Wetherspoon extends its sincere condolences to the Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
"The company is grateful for the 70 years of public service which the Queen gave to the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, to whom she dedicated her life."
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Messages of condolences have poured in from famous faces around the world from Amazon's billionaire Jeff Bezos to Russia's warmongering leader Vladimir Putin.
An announcement from Buckingham Palace confirmed that Prince Charles and Camilla had travelled to be by her side as she was placed under medical supervision on Thursday, September 8.
Her other children Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Edward accompanied by his wife Sophie, all rushed to be by her side as did grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry.
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