Cheap Eats Spring 2024

Discover budget-friendly dining options for the whole family this half-term in Manchester! Explore a variety of restaurants offering free meals for kids or dishes for just £1. Treat your little ones without breaking the bank.

Parents of autistic children understand that mealtime can be particularly challenging, especially during spring break when routines can be disrupted. Finding affordable and accommodating options can alleviate stress and financial strain. Fortunately, numerous establishments are offering free or discounted meals for kids this half term, providing much-needed relief to families. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive list of shops and restaurants participating in these offers.

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Angus Steakhouse – Kids eat for free
Various Angus Steakhouse locations
Kids under 8 eat for free from March 28th to April 14th. Simply accompany your little ones, and when you purchase a full-priced main meal, their meal is on the house. Plus, don’t forget, this fantastic offer extends beyond Easter, available every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the year. 

Asda Cafe – Kids eat for £1
Various Asda locations
Children can dine for just £1 at Asda Cafes any day of the week, all year round, without the need for a minimum adult spend. The offer has been extended after feeding over 3 million kids as part of the program.

Beefeater – Kids eat for free
Various Beefeater locations
Enjoy a free all-you-can-eat breakfast for two children under 16 with each paying adult at Beefeater, available during school holidays. Kids eat free!

Bella Italia – Kids eat for free / £1
Unit G40a, The Lowry, Manchester M50 3AZ
Enjoy a special treat for the little ones at Bella Italia: Kids dine for just £1, including three courses and a drink, when you order any adult main from 4-6pm, Sunday to Wednesday. Plus, on Thursdays, kids eat for free all day!

Bill’s Manchester – Kids eat for free
3 Hardman Square, Manchester M3 3EB
From March 25th to April 12th (weekdays only), Bill’s offers free meals for up to two kids with the purchase of any adult main dish. Kids’ Menu options include buttermilk pancakes, macaroni cheese, and fish fingers with chips.

Brewdog – Kids eat for free
Various Brewdog locations.
Treat your family to a delightful dining experience where children aged 13 and under can savour a complimentary kids’ main meal with the purchase of an adult main meal. Simply make a reservation using the code KIDS EAT FREE to unlock this exclusive offer. The offer run from March 29th to April 14th, with a maximum booking limit of 8 people per table.

Brewers Fayre
Various Brewers Fayre locations
If you’re looking to start your day with full bellies, Brewers Fayre is offering a deal of their all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet where up to two under 16 year olds eat for free with every adult £10.99 unlimited breakfast purchased.

Cafe Rouge – Kids eat for free
The Lowry Outlet Mall, Unit G40B, Salford M50 3AZ
From April 1st to April 12th, children under 12 eat for free with the purchase of any main dish from Cafe Rouge’s A La Carte menu. Enjoy 2 or 3 courses from our kids’ menu, with options like Fish Goujons, Chicken Crispies, and Macaroni Cheese. Treat the little ones without breaking the bank!

Dobbies – Kids eat for free
Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 8QP
Receive a complimentary children’s breakfast alongside any adult traditional or full breakfast or opt for a free child’s hot meal or pick ‘n’ mix lunch box with any adult main course at Dobbies Garden Centres. This offer is valid daily and includes a complimentary child’s drink. Plus, treat the kids to a full Sunday Roast for just an additional £1 supplement.

Dunhelm – Pausa Café – Kids eat for free / £4
Various Dunhelm locations
For minimum adult spend of £4, children get a complimentary meal, complete with a main dish, a drink, and two snacks. This fantastic offer is up for grabs every day, all day long.

Farmhouse Inns – Kids eat for free
Various Farmhouse Inns locations
Subscribe to the Farmhouse Inns newsletter until April 6th to unlock an exclusive code. Redeem it at your nearest (or preferred) Farmhouse Inns by Saturday, April 13th, and enjoy a complimentary small Classic or Veggie Breakfast, any kids’ meal, or a Junior Carvery with the purchase of an adult breakfast, main meal, or carvery!

Hungry Horse
Various Hungry Horse locations
Discover amazing deals for families at Hungry Horse venues every Monday! Kids dine from just £1 with each full-paying adult. Enjoy delicious options like chicken nuggets, tomato pasta, tacos, nacho chicken pasta, and more starting from £1.50. With locations including the Flying Horse in Heald Green, the Hornet in Rochdale, and the Matchstick Man in Salford, treat your family to a delightful meal out for as little as £15 for a family of four.

Hyatt – Kids eat free
55 Booth St W, Manchester M15 6PQ
Enjoy a complimentary kids meal at the Hyatt Regency Manchester’s upscale Laureate Restaurant and Graduate Bar from March 29th to April 14th. For every two-course meal ordered by an adult, kids under 10 dine for free. Choose from delicious options like Crispy Chicken Strips & French Fries, Build Your Own Pizza, Tomato & Cheese Pasta, and more.

Various IKEA locations
Enjoy our Family Friday special! Treat your little ones to a delicious pasta and tomato sauce meal for only 45p, including a soft drink and a piece of fruit. Explore other kid-friendly options starting at £1.50. Offer valid from 11am onwards.

Kala – Kids eat free
55 King St, Manchester M2 4LQ
Join us every Sunday during the Easter holidays and beyond, where kids eat free! Treat them to a complimentary main and dessert, or indulge in Kala’s mouthwatering mini roast beef Sunday Dinner. This offer is valid for one child under 12 with each paying adult ordering a main dish.

Morrisons – Kids eat free
Various Morrisons locations
Kids under 16 enjoy a complimentary meal at Morrisons cafes when accompanied by an adult purchasing a meal worth £4.50 or more. Offer valid nationwide, daily. Kids meal includes fruit and a choice of Tropicana Kids Orange, Apple drink, or water.—tscs/

Premier Inn
Various Premier Inn locations
Start your day right with Premier Inn’s special offer: Kids under 16 eat breakfast for free when accompanied by an adult ordering a full breakfast.

Various Prezzo locations
For the next two weeks, kids aged up to 11 can enjoy a complimentary three-course meal every day at Prezzo, when a parent purchases any adult main meal. This offer runs until April 14th.

Purezza – Kids eat free
Various Purezza locations
Experience the Purezza difference! Our renowned vegan pizza restaurant extends a warm invitation to families all year round with our exclusive Kids Eat Free program. Embrace quality family time as children under 10 indulge in a complimentary mini vegan pizza, adorned with their favourite toppings. With each adult dining, one child enjoys a meal.

SA Brain Pubs
Various SA Brain Pubs locations
Welsh pub chain SA Brain & Co. has introduced a fantastic deal for families: kids meals are now available for just £1 every Wednesday, all day long, when a full-price adult main meal is purchased. Sainsbury’s Various Sainsbury’s locations Get a children hot main meal or lunch bag for £1 with the purchase of a hot adult main meal for £5.20. Available everyday from 11:30am until Café closure.

Sizzling Pub and Grill
Various Sizzling Pub and Grill locations
Join us Monday to Friday from 12pm for our fantastic offer: Kids eat for just £1 with every adult main meal purchased. Treat your little ones to a variety of delicious options like grilled half-chicken fillet or veggie dippers. Available at Henry Boddington in Salford, The Southfields in Bolton, The White Hart in Heywood, Wilton Arms Hotel in Middleton, and The Haddon Hall in Droylsden.

Various Subway locations
Celebrate the Easter school holidays with Subway! Kids Eat Free from March 25 to April 14. Get a complimentary Kids Meal, featuring a 4” Sub, snack, and drink, with the purchase of any full-price Footlong Sub at participating Subway locations. Click the link to find participating restaurants near you. This is subject to a list of participating restaurants, click the link here to see the ones available.

TGI Fridays – Kids eat free
Royal Exchange, Manchester, Cross St, Manchester M2 7DH
Enjoy a complimentary kids’ meal with every adult entrée purchase at TGI Fridays, valid all day, every day! Simply sign up to become a Stripes Member and join our family.

The Real Greek – Kids eat free
Corn Exchange, Exchange Sq, Manchester M4 3TR / Unit R8B, The Orient, Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8EQ
From Friday, March 29th to Sunday, April 14th, every £10 spent by an adult at The Real Greek earns a complimentary meal for kids (under 12), complete with a drink and a choice of ice cream or sorbet.

Yard & Coop – Kids eat free
37 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HW
Beloved in the Northern Quarter, now offers a complimentary kids’ meal of their famous buttermilk chicken with every adult main ordered Monday to Friday during school holidays. Available 12pm-6pm, plus enjoy Lego and crayons for extra fun!

Yo Sushi – Kids eat free
Manchester Arndale, Unit R6 & R7, Manchester M4 3AQ
Enjoy complimentary kids meals every weekday from Monday, March 25th to Friday, April 12th, at the beloved sushi destination, YO! For every £10 spent by an adult, one child receives a free bento box meal deal. Bring up to three children per reservation.

Other meal deals during Easter worth checking out.

Almost Famous
Great Northern Peter St, Manchester M3 4EN
Indulge in a £12.50 lunch deal: burger and fries at Almost Famous. Set your out-of-office and treat yourself.

14 Little Lever St, M1 1HR
Indulge in quick and delectable lunch options every weekday from 12pm to 3pm, all priced at just £10 each. Treat yourself to generous servings of favourites like the classic Surf & Turf or the flavourful Lamb Shawarma.

5 The Quadrangle, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5QS
Heading to the theatre? Indulge in a pre-show feast at Zouk: £20 for two courses or £25 for three. Offer valid Monday to Saturday from 4-7pm. Enjoy!


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