Feed the kids for less during the Easter holiday
With the Easter holidays in full swing and money tighter than ever thanks to the cost-of-living crisis, we’ve rounded up the restaurants, pubs and cafes where kids eat free or for just £1.
You can keep hunger at bay during your weekly Asda trip, with the supermarket’s cafe offering kids’ meals for just £1 at any time of the day across the country. Children aged 16 and under can enjoy a hot or cold meal and the retailer is now throwing in a free piece of fruit such as an apple, pear or banana.
When you need to get the kids up early, you might find it easier to coax them out of bed with the promise of a restaurant breakfast. Beefeater is offering up to two kids free breakfast with any adult meal purchased. The deal’s available 6.30am until 10.30am midweek and 7am until 11am at weekends.
From create your own pizza to classics like fish and chips, Bella Pasta has loads of crowd pleasers. Kids can get three courses and a drink for just £1 with every purchase of an adult main from 4pm until 6 pm between Monday to Thursday.
On weekdays until 14 April, up to two kids can eat free all day if one adult orders any main dish.
If you order an adult’s all-you-can-eat breakfast, you can have as much as you like from the pub restaurant’s cooked and continental selection including eggs, bacon, sausages, hash browns, cereals, chilled juices, tea and unlimited Costa coffee. What’s more, two children under 16 eat for free when one adult buys the £9.99 unlimited breakfast.
Children eat free when an adult purchases a traditional breakfast or main meal. Handy if you need to stock up on any spring garden essentials.
Dunelm – Pausa Café
Pausa Café is offering a free kids meal with every £4 spent by their accompanying adult. The offer is available all day, every day.
Kids can get a main meal and two sides for £1 with every adult meal purchased. The offer is available in participating restaurants until 17 April. Use the voucher code 23EDSAPR to redeem the free meal.
Kids can get a free meal, including from the carvery, at Farmhouse Inns when accompanied by a paying adult until 14 April. To get the deal, you need to sign up to the Farmhouse Inns’ newsletter and you’ll receive a voucher.
Every Monday children can eat for £1 at Hungry House pubs. There are two meals on offer – a vegetable lasagne with garlic bread fingers and a side salad or battered chicken strips in a bun with iceberg lettuce. There’s also a range of larger children’s meals available for the slightly higher price of £1.50.
Until 14 April, spend just £5 in the M&S Café and your little ones can enjoy a main, a snack and a drink from the kids’ Munch Menu for free. The deal is available every day apart from in Scotland, where it’s available Monday to Friday.
Children under 16 eat free at Morrisons’ café all day, every day when an adult spends £4.49 or more on a meal.
Kids can get a hot main meal or lunch bag for £1 when an adult buys a hot meal from £5.20 in the café.
Sizzling Pub and Grill
Save money on a pub meal t the Sizzling Pub and Grill, where kids eat for £1 with every adult meal purchased over the Easter holidays. The offer is valid Monday to Friday between 3pm and 7pm.
Who doesn’t love hummus and halloumi? Visit The Real Greek during the Easter holidays and you’ll get a free kid’s meal when an adult spends more than £10 on their food. The deal includes a meal from the kid’s menu, plus a drink and ice cream or sorbet for dessert.
If your kids like something a bit different head to YO! Sushi where they can enjoy the likes of sticky chicken teriyaki and rice for free when an adult spends £10 on food. If you spend £20, two kids can eat free and so on, with a maximum of three kids per booking. The offer includes a ‘kiddo bento box’ and a drink, and a dessert can be added for £1.50.
The offer is available Monday to Friday until 14 April in all stores excluding YO! Bath, Heathrow T2, Heathrow T3, Manchester Piccadilly and London Luton Airport.
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Caroline has worked in financial communications for more than 10 years, writing content on subjects such as pensions, mortgages, loans and credit cards, as well as stockbroking and investment advice.
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