With 23 years of experience in the US, Chipotle has become well-known for its Mexican menu, friendly staff, and a good place to create memories. Following in the footsteps of many others, they expanded to the UK with the first outlet opening in 2010. After just one year, they opened three more within the same area. However, growth has actually been relatively slow compared to some other outlets and Chipotle has openly blamed this on the lack of knowledge and familiarity when it comes to Mexican foods. Furthermore, other Mexican burrito chains opened at a similar time to many Chipotle locations which has stunted growth. This being said, we do seem to be getting more experimental with our food choices which could see them grow further than seven stores in the future!