Food deals, discounts and freebies

Food deals, discounts and freebies
Food deals, discounts and freebies

Welcome to this week's round-up of food deals, discounts and freebies.

Best supermarket deals

This week we’re going to kick off with the latest meal deal at Marks & Spencer - a Dine In for Mother's Day. This time it’s for a family of four for £15 with a large main, side, dessert and bottle of plonk. Take your pick from Oakham chicken, lamb, beef, gammon, four salmon fillets, haddock gratin and a mozzarella and tomato tart. See the full menu here.

Sainsbury’s has some great cheap snacks. First up, grab this box of McVitie’s Cheddars for £1 (was £1.25), parmesan and basil flatbread for £1 (was £1.50), Taste the Difference Wiltshire ham for £1.44 (was £2.89) and Sainsbury’s gherkins for 56p (was 85p).

For a fish supper, Taste the Difference Corsican bass fillets have £1 off at £4.99, John West mild smoked salmon (170g) has £3 off at £2.99 and Taste the Difference king prawns (175g), which have been responsibly sourced, have been reduced from £5.99 to £3. On to the meat, Gressingham Foods duck sausages (350g) are £2 (was £3) and Saints and Scholars pork and spring onion sausages (400g) are also £2 (was £2.49).

Over at Tesco there are some price drops in the bakery section with potato cakes for 45p (was 50p), two chocolate or almond croissants for 90p (was £1), organic white baguettes and Tesco Finest crusty farmhouse bread for 70p (was 80p) and malted grain deli rolls for 65p (was 75p).

Finally, look out for the Mother’s Day Meal Deal – it’s pretty basic stuff but you could add one of the soups, a pate, a meat joint, these roast potatoes and this lemon tart for £10, saving you £3.99.

Heading to Asda, best buys include Clover Lighter 500g for £1.50 (was £2), Kerrygold Butter 500g for £2 (was £2.80), Cravendale Milk 2L for £1.50 (was £1.88), large whole chickens for £3.18/kg (was £3.38/kg), large rump steaks for £1.40 per 100g (was £1.60), haddock in cheese sauce for £2 (was £3.50) and 286g of skinless chicken breast fillets for £3 (was £3.30).

Morrisons has Ben & Jerry's 500ml ice cream tubs half price at £2.25, two fresh sea bass for £4, while baby new potatoes (67p per kg), carrots (49p per kg), savoy cabbages (41p each) and parsnips (50p per 500g) are all half price.

This week at Lidl you can buy sweet potatoes for 89p/kg (was £1.35/kg), 500g punnets of white grapes for £1.29 (was £1.99), 1kg packs of chicken legs for £1.99 (was £2.65), 500ml of Italian Extra Virgin olive oil for £1.99 (was £2.79), grated Grana Padano for £1.19 (was £1.38), 500g Utterly Butterly for 89p (was £1.80) and two for £1.50 on Pot Noodles.

Finally, check out the special offers this week from online gourmet butcher Westin Gourmet which includes 19% off a 1kg wheel of Camembert, now £16.82 (was £20.84), 22% off a 1kg pack of steak mince, now £6.19 (was £7.92) and 18% off British lamb loin chops, now £9.10 (was £11.08).

Drink deals

At Marks & Spencer you can mix and match any two cases of French wine or Champagne and knock 25% off the price, plus this case of Louis Chaurey Champagne is half price, reduced from £180 to £90, working out to £15 per bottle.

You can still buy better than half-price wine deals at Tesco Wine to celebrate Mother’s Day. Get a case of Charles de Ravon Brut Champagne for £68.40 (was £153.84) and a case of either Freixenet Cava Vintage Especial or Freixenet Vintage Especial Rose Cava for £28.44 (was £79.74).

Top restaurant freebies and vouchers

As always, new and extended deals appear at the top of the table.



When Valid

Need to Know

Pizza Express

Free chocolate for Mum when you dine.

Sunday 18th March only.

No voucher required.

All Bar One

Mums get a free glass of Prosecco when ordering brunch, a three course lunch or dinner from the set menu (£15).

Sunday 18th March only.

No voucher required.

Handmade Burger Co

Buy one main and your mum will get a burger or salad for free.

Sunday 18th March only.

Excludes Jimmy’s Farm range. No voucher needed.

Bella Italia

Get two for £12 on mains.

Sunday to Thursday until 25th March.

Download the voucher.


Get 25% off food.

Valid until 25th March (excludes Mother’s Day).

Fill in your details here to get your unique code.

YO! Sushi

Get four plates (excluding grey and yellow) plus a glass of wine or Asahi for £10.

Tuesday to Friday until 31st March.

Grab a flyer to hand in from participating restaurants.

Crown Carveries

Get free ice cream with your meal.

Valid Monday to Saturday until 31st March.

Sign up to the newsletter and print voucher.

Café Giardino

BOGOF on hot meals.

Every day until 31st March.

Use this voucher.

All Bar One

Wine and Dine for £15.

Extended until 31st March, all day every day.

Find your nearest bar and download a voucher. You get three World Tapas and a bottle of wine.

Pizza Express

Save 25% on your food bill.

Extended to 26th March. Excludes Mother’s Day and Fri/Sat in some restaurants.

Fill in your details here to get your code.

Excludes Earls Court, O2, Brent Cross Shopping Centre, Stratford Westfield, Strand, Westfield White City, Olympia Exhibition Centre, Surbiton and PizzaExpress Jazz Clubs, music rooms or pop-up restaurants.

Pizza Express

Four Classic or Leggera pizzas for £20.

Mondays and Tuesdays extended to 26th March

Fill in your details here to get your code.

The Slug and Lettuce

Buy one main, get another for £1.

Every day except Mondays until 16th March.

Register for a voucher here.


Save 25% on the new menu.

Every day until 19th March (excluding Mother’s Day on Sunday 18th March).

Fill in your details here to get a unique code.

Pizza Hut

Pizza and salad for £5.

All day, every day until 1st April.

No need for a voucher – only on these pizzas; Meat Feast, Margherita, Veg Supreme, Pepperoni and Hawaiian.


Buy one main, get another for £2.

Sunday to Friday extended until 21st March.

Fill in your details here.

La Tasca

BOGOF tapas.

Monday to Thursday until 5th April.

Download this voucher. Excludes La Tasca James Street (London) and Cheltenham during the Cheltenham Festival.

Frankie & Benny’s

Free bottle of wine (or box of chocolates in Scotland).

On Sunday 18th March.

No need for a voucher.

Frankie & Benny’s

Save 20% when you buy two mains.

Excludes Mondays 5pm–11pm and 18th March, but otherwise valid until 31st March.

Print off this voucher.

Toby Carvery

Two breakfasts for £6.

Offer ends 20th March.

Get your voucher here. One voucher per two guests.


Free cheeseburger and chips when you buy a drink for new sign ups.

Every day until 31st March.

Sign up for the newsletter here and print off the voucher.


Get two for one on mains.

Every day until 31st March.

Not valid with other offers, vouchers or set menu. Sign up to get your voucher.


Get two for one on mains.

Every day until 31st March.

Not valid with other offers, vouchers or set menu. Sign up to get your voucher.


Buy two burgers for £12.

Sunday to Thursday until 5th April.

Download voucher at


Get a free drink with a £9.99 weekday evening meal.

Every day until 30th April.

Valid at participating restaurants only. Use this voucher.


Get 20% off your food bill.

Every day until 31st March.

Valid at participating restaurants only. Use this voucher.

Loch Fyne

Save 25% on your food bill.

Every day until 31st March.

Grab the voucher here. Excludes Saturdays after 5pm.

Cafe Rouge

Get £5 off your bill when you pay with Amex card.

Sunday to Thursday until 31st May.

You must spend at least £20 to get the discount. Sign up for your voucher here.

Strada and Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge

Two for one on main courses.

Sunday to Thursday until 31st March.

Buy a promo pack of Finish All In One, take the voucher from the front of the pack to your restaurant of choice.

Bella Italia

Get £5 off when you spend £20 and pay with an Amex card.

Sunday to Thursday until 31st May.

Use this voucher. Excludes Center Parcs restaurants.

The Real Greek

Two people dine for £20, including drinks!

Sunday to Thursday until 29th March.

Download voucher here. Two drinks max.

Regular restaurant discount vouchers

This is where you’ll find the restaurant and retail deals that run on a permanent or ongoing basis.



When valid

Need to know

All Bar One

Cocktails for £3.95.

From 5pm everyday from Sunday until either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

Days depend on individual branches – check your local branch.

Café Giardino

Become a Garden Club member for 10% off your total bill every visit.


Print your confirmation email and bring in store to collect your Garden Club card.

Cafe Rouge

Menu Du Soir: Two courses for £10.50.

Monday–Thursday after 5pm.

Can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

Coal Grill and Bar

Sign up to the newsletter here for £10 off your bill.

Sign up here.

Domino’s Pizza

Two for one on medium or large pizzas when you order on a Tuesday and quote the offer.

Tuesdays only, ongoing.

Valid online and in-store.

Fire & Stone

Two pizzas for £12 when you register here and print the voucher.

Differs every day (see voucher), ongoing.

Valid on any two pizzas from the a la carte (standard) menu.

Fire & Stone

Get a set lunch for £5.95 when you register here and print the voucher.

Every Monday to Wednesday 12-4pm, ongoing.

Valid for a pizza or salad - plus a soft drink - from a set menu only.

Pizza Express

Two for one on main courses - plus a free starter - for Orange customers.

Wednesdays only, ongoing.

Must be an Orange customer – view offer here.

Pizza Hut

£6 set price Happy Hour menu - in-restaurant offer.

Every Monday to Friday from 3pm to 5pm, ongoing.

Valid on certain dishes only - you can view all the menu options here.


Lunch menu: Main course and soft drink only £6.95.

Monday to Friday

Selected restaurants only – check your local Prezzo.


£6.95 lunch menu.

Monday to Friday, 12–5pm.

Check individual restaurants for participation.

The Slug and Lettuce

Get 50% off your food bill for Happy Monday.

All day on Mondays.

Excludes bank holidays and selected Mondays.

The Slug and Lettuce

Get 25% your food bill when you register here and spend at least £20.

YO! Sushi

Blue Mondays - only pay the blue plate price of £2.30.

Every Monday.

Excludes miso, drinks, take-away or delivery. See participating restaurants here

Discount deals and coupons

Here are this week's picks:

  • Every Wednesday before 10.30am grab a carryout coffee or tea for only 50p at Giraffe restaurants.

  • For 50p off a 390g box of All Bran Golden Crunch multi-grain cereal simply follow the link and print your free money-saving coupon which will expire two weeks from when printed.

Freebies and competitions

Check out the latest freebies and competitions:

  • Kelloggs are giving away vouchers entitling children to a free swim; simply cut the voucher out of promotional boxes and visit the site here.

  • Like the Sourz Facebook page to try the new Sourz Fusion for free – you need to play spin to win for a chance to win two free bottles of the drink.

  • In another spin the bottle comp, you could win either a large prize or one of hundreds of free Dorset cereal bars.

  • With Lucozade promo bottles you could win a free festival road trip, festival tickets and loads of Lucozade sunglasses.

  • Get two free 7g bags of Easy Bake Yeast by Allinsons from Baking Mad.

  • Birds Eye is giving away free vegetable seeds to fans of its Facebook group.

Discount codes

At Whittard you get a free bag of solid milk chocolate eggs (worth £3.50) with every mug. It will be added to your basket automatically at checkout.

Thorntons is feeling generous too, offering 15% off any order (excluding delivery and gift wrapping) until 18th March – enter the code RTMD at the checkout.

Exclusively for users, save 10% at Hotel Chocolat using code VCMD10, valid until Sunday 18th March. Or, use exclusive MVC code MVCMDAY15 to save 15% at Green & Black’s which expires on Monday 19th March.

For new Sainsbury’s customers only, save £10 when you spend just £50 using the code XXCP-TQTG-D6MG before it expires on 17th March.

Spend £35 or more (excluding delivery) at Hotel Chocolat and you will get a free gift – the Taste of Spring chocolate box, worth £7.50, as a thank you (this offer is available in store as well until 8th April).

For the latest supermarket voucher codes use code VOU1304996 for £10 off first orders over £50 at Ocado. First-time Tesco shoppers can save £10 on a £50 shop using the code XXRXTY.

Voucher code promotions tend to be withdrawn quickly. You can use the following websites to track down new voucher codes as and when they come up:








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Every effort is made to source voucher codes which are valid at the time this article is published. However, please be aware that cannot guarantee that every voucher will be valid or that it will not be withdrawn by the provider immediately.

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