Feast on a Budget: Kids Eat Cheap This Easter

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Hello, savvy parents and hungry children! As the Easter holiday approaches, we understand the importance of keeping those tummies happy without breaking the bank. Luckily, there are fantastic options across the UK where kids can eat on a budget or, in some cases, for free. Let's embark on a culinary adventure and discover some wallet-friendly dining spots for the upcoming break! The below information has been sourced from Money Saving Central and Prima.

Family-Friendly Chains:

Major chains often run promotions during the Easter break, offering discounted or even free meals for children. Check out:

Bella Italia 

Children can eat for £1 with any adult main. The offer is valid between 4-6pm Monday to Thursday. More information can be found here.


Kids Eat Free all day every day When 'Stripes Rewards Members' purchase a full priced adult’s main meal. If you're not a Rewards Member, just book your table and then simply download the app before your visit. T&Cs here


Check out Bill's on a weekday between 25th March and 12th April and up to two kids eat free if one adult orders any main dish at breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

The Real Greek

Visit The Real Greek between 29th March - 14th April and you’ll get one free kids' meal when each adult spends a minimum of £10 on their food.

Gordon Ramsey Restaurants 

Kids under 8 eat FREE all day, every day at selected Gordon Ramsay restaurants with a purchase of an adults meal from the a la carte menu. More information on Gordon Ramsey Restaurants kids eat free offer can be found here.


Two children get free breakfast with one paying adult! It has also been reported that if you sign up for their newsletter they send out a code for kids to eat free, but I haven't personally tried this. More information can be found here


Up to two Kids (under 16) eat free, unlimited breakfast with any purchase of an adult's breakfast.  More Information can be found here


This Easter Kids eat free all day at YO! Sushi when dining with a full-paying adult (minimum £10 spend). Offer runs between Monday 25th March to Friday 12th April 2024. More information can be found here.

Hungry Horse 

Kids eat for £1 when accompanied by a paying adult, on Mondays only at Hungry Horse. More information can be found here

Greene King

Greene King pubs are offering Kids Eat Free all-day with the purchase of an adult's meal. Deal available Monday-Friday. More information can be found here

Whitbread Inns

Purchase one great value £9.50 breakfast at any Whitbread Inns pub or restaurant and two kids under 16 eat breakfast for FREE. More information can be found here


Supermarket Cafés:

When you need a quick and affordable bite, supermarket cafes and meal deals are a practical option:


At Tesco, children can choose a sandwich, a piece of fruit, 2 snacks and a drink. This meal deal is free with any adult purchase in a Tesco Café. 


Kids eat for £1 All Day, Every Day at Asda cafes, with no adult spend required. The offer has been extended until the end of 2024. Asda also provides FREE Ella's baby food pouches for children under 18 months old with any purchase.


Kids eat free all day, every day in Morrisons cafes nationwide, daily with every adult meal over £4.49. This offer includes half terms. More information on Morrison Kids Eat Free offer can be found here.


Sainsbury's Cafes offer one child hot meal or lunch bag for £1 with any adult main meal purchased over £5.20. This offer is on every day from 11:30am. Kid's mains include one main, 3 sides a drink and a piece of fruit. More information about the offer can be found here

Pausa Café at Dunelm

During School Holidays, for every £4 spent by an adult in the cafe, kids can enjoy one free mini main, two yummy snacks and a drink - across all menu items. The offer is running all day everyday, at Pausa Cafes at Dunelm. Find your Local


Kids can enjoy Kids Pasta with Tomato Sauce and a soft drink for 95p or any other Kids Meal for £1.50 every day from 11am. More information can be found here.

Dobbie Garden Centres

At Dobbies, for every purchase of an adult breakfast or lunch, kids eat for FREE. This offer is on every day. More information can be found here.

Online Vouchers and Apps:

Maximize savings by checking out voucher websites and restaurant apps:

  • Voucher Websites: Websites like VoucherCodes, Groupon, or HotUKDeals may have special offers and discounts for family dining during Easter.

  • Restaurant Apps: Some restaurant chains have apps with exclusive offers and loyalty rewards, providing additional savings for families.
  • KidsPass

  • Voucher Codes

  • Meerkat Meals

  • My Mcdonalds App

  • Groupon

Before You Go:

Before heading out, it's always a good idea to check the specific terms and conditions of any promotions or offers. Some deals may require advance booking, specific times, or the purchase of an adult meal.

Bon Appétit on a Budget:

Feeding the family during the Easter holiday doesn't have to be a financial headache. With a bit of planning and exploration, you can discover fantastic options where kids can eat for less or even for free. Enjoy delicious meals without breaking the bank, and make this holiday memorable for both your little ones and your wallet! 🍔🍕🥦

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