Looking to save money on family meals out this summer? Check out our round-up of places across the UK that are feeding your kids for free.
Keeping your little ones fed and entertained during the holidays can be a daunting task for parents. And, with the cost of living increasing, some of you may be looking to cut back on meals out this summer.
The good news is that there are still ways to enjoy free days out and trips to your favourite restaurants without overspending on food.
To help families save money, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants around the UK are offering Kids Eat Free deals during school holidays throughout the year.
We at NetVoucherCodes have put together a round-up of all the best deals we think you should know about so you can feed the kids without eating into your food budget.
The next time you’re at Morrisons for your weekly food shop, stop by their cafe and enjoy the kids eat free deal.
At Morrisons Cafes across the UK, you can get a free kids meal when you spend £4.99 on an adult meal with a piece of fruit, Kids Tropicana Orange, an apple drink or a bottle of water included!
During term time this deal is usually available from 3pm daily, however, in half-term you can enjoy it all day long! Just make sure your child is with you when you pay at the till and you’ll save yourself some money.
If you’re out and about this summer looking for somewhere cheap to eat, head over to your local Asda supermarket. From 25th July – 4th September 2022, kids can eat for just £1 all day, every day, with no adult spend at all Asda Cafes! Babies are also catered for with a free pouch of Ella’s Kitchen baby food included in the deal.
Craving some IKEA meatballs? Take a trip to your favourite Swedish homeware store between 11th July and 3rd September and your little ones will eat for less than £1!
All kids can enjoy a meal from the children’s menu for just 95p. Or, they can choose a combination meal that includes one hot meal, jelly, a soft drink and a piece of fruit for just £1.50! Make sure you always double-check this offer is available at your local IKEA before visiting to avoid disappointment.
It may come as a surprise, but if you need to stop for a bite to eat the next time you’re out shopping with the kids, Dunelm is the ideal place! From the 27th of June 2022, kids can get 1 mini main, 2 snacks and a drink for free when you spend £4 at their Pausa Cafes.
You will find these cafes at Dunelm stores across the UK. Simply use the store locator to find your nearest one and take your kids along for some lunch on the house!
Fancy some pub grub from your local? Well, it’s good news for those of you looking to pinch those pennies. Sizzling Pubs across the UK are offering kids’ main meals for just £1 all day, Monday-Friday, for the entire summer holidays!
Pubs in England and Wales are offering this deal from 25th July – 2nd September 2022. It’s also available in Scottish Sizzling Pubs from 30th June – 17th August.
Whatsmore, did you know that this deal is not only limited to the summer holidays? During term time, Monday – Friday, between the hours of 3pm and 7pm, you can get a kids’ main meal for just £1 with every adult main meal you purchase in the same transaction!
If you’re looking for an affordable restaurant to visit with your family, Bella Italia is perfect. From 4pm – 6pm, Monday – Thursday, kids can enjoy 3 courses and fruit water for just £1 when you purchase an adult main meal!
This deal is available on meals suitable for 2-11-year-olds, so almost every little one in your family is catered for.
If you’re looking for ways to keep the kids entertained while you’re eating, you can also ask for a free activity pack that includes child-friendly activities and colouring sheets.
Take your little ones down to YO! Sushi between 3pm – 5.30pm and you won’t have to spend a penny on their evening meal. Kids under 10 years old can eat for free when they order from the Mini Ninja’s children’s menu. The offer includes a bento and a drink from the kiddo menu, plus dessert can be added for a small charge of £1.50.
You must spend at least £10 on your meal to qualify and it’s only available until 29th September 2022 so make sure you get yourself down there before the kids go back to school!
Dobbies Garden Centres
Enjoy a family day out at your local Dobbies Garden Centre and save money with a free kids’ lunch. Stop by the restaurant, order yourself a main meal from 12pm and get a free kids meal and a drink from the children’s lunch menu! If there’s nothing on there that they fancy, don’t worry, there are loads of pick ‘n’ mix’ meals they can also choose from.
Hungry Horse Pubs
Get your mornings off to an affordable start these summer holidays with free kids’ breakfasts at Hungry Horse Pubs. Buy an adult breakfast for just £3.49 and get up to two free breakies for your little ones. There are even free activity sheets available to keep them entertained while you eat!
Breakfast is served until 12pm every day so make sure you head down early before your family day out.
Beefeater, Table Table, Brewers Fayre Pubs & Whitbread Inns
After more free breakfast options? You’ll find them at Beefeater, Table Table, Brewers Fayre Pubs and Whitbread Inns. At these eateries, two kids under 16 can eat for free with every adult breakfast that you purchase. Spend just £9.50 on the unlimited adult breakfast and your two little ones will receive a free meal each!
Fancy a steak? Stop by Angus Steakhouse while you’re out adventuring with your little ones this summer and get a kids’ meal on the house. Buy an adult main course Monday – Sunday from 12pm – 5pm and if your little one is under 10, they will eat for free! This deal is available throughout the school holidays so make sure you get your money’s worth while you can.
If you’re in Cardiff, Plymouth or Bristol, head down to Future Inns where kids under 5 can always eat for free with any meal purchased by an adult. This offer is available throughout half-term and school holidays and is extended to children under 12 at selected locations. Check with your local restaurant before visiting to see if your child qualifies.
The Real Greek
During your next city break, dine-in on a Sunday at The Real Greek restaurant and receive a kid’s meal completely free of charge! This deal includes a free meal from the kids’ menu, a drink and an ice cream for children under 12. As long as each adult spends £10 on their food, your little ones will dine for free.
If you’re visiting Cheshire Oaks, London or Salford this summer, cut back on your spends with the £1 kids’ meals at Cafe Rouge. From the 22nd July – 31 August, children can choose 2 or 3 courses from the kid’s menu for just £1 with every adult that buys a main course.
This offer is available at multiple locations except for Centre Parcs- check the locations page on their website for more details.
SA Brains Pubs
Planning on taking your little one for a day out this Wednesday? Or do you just not fancy cooking at home? Why not check out your local S.A Brains Pub where kids can eat for just £1!
Simply buy yourself a full-priced adult main meal and your little one can choose any main meal from the Little Dragons menu for just £1. This offer is valid all day, every Wednesday, so if you fancy a mid-week treat without overspending, this is perfect for your family.
Budget your spending money on your next trip to the capital with the free kids’ meals from Preto. During half-term and the summer holidays, children up to 10 years old can eat for free when you buy an adult rodizio. This offer is valid every day from midday during the school holidays so what are you waiting for?!
Sign-up for the Farmhouse Inns newsletter and receive vouchers for £1 kids’ meals Monday – Saturday this summer. For each paying adult, two kids can eat for just £1 with both kids’ meals and Junior Carveries included. These vouchers are available from 25th July 2022, so make sure you sign-up to enjoy affordable meals out with your family.
Is your little vegan pizza mad? Take your under-10s to Purezza the next time you go out for tea and they can enjoy a free mini pizza with a topping of their choice!
Purezza also boasts a kid’s menu packed full of child-friendly options including a delicious chocolate pizza. This vegan pizza chain has eateries in Manchester, Brighton, Camden and more, so make sure you keep an eye out the next time you’re in the city!
Shrimp and Grill
Another option for those of you looking to keep costs down while holidaying in London this summer is Shrimp and Grill in Leicester Square. Order an adult meal and as long as your little one is under 10, they will receive a free meal from the kid’s menu! This offer is valid every day, 12pm – 5pm so if you’re after an affordable late lunch or early dinner, this is perfect!
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