POLL: Should Papa John's be allowed to set up shop next to McDonald's and Burger King? Pizza. Pizza chain Papa John's is set to be blocked from opening a new branch next to McDonald's and Burger King in South Shields - but is that the right decision? Take part in the poll hereThe pizza company has applied to set up shop in the car park of an existing Burger King drive-thru - which is situated just metres away from a McDonald's. Read more. Have your say on the decision here.