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 Tesco. For something quick, Uncle Ben's Boil in Bag Long Grain Rice (eight packs) are reduced from £2.76 to £1.38, this Weight Watchers Bolognese Bake is £1.35 (was £2.50) and it’s any three for £5 on various ready-made veggies including 600g of cauliflower cheese (usually £2.50 each), 850g of mash (usually £2 each) and 400g of winter vegetable (usually £2 each).

You can also buy Discovery tortillas for 79p (was £1.59), Tesco Bake at Home crusty white rolls for £1 (was £1.69), Knorr Chicken Tonight Creamy Mushroom for 99p (was £1.99), and for your store cupboards grab Honey Monster Foods Sugar Puffs 625g for £1.49 (was £2.98), Cheerios 600g for £1.54 (was £3.09) and Red Sky crisps 150g for £1 (was £1.99).

Over at Asda packs of Quaker Oat So Simple Original (20 per pack) have 98p off at £2, packs of Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Apple (6x37g) have £1.18 off, now £1 each, and packs of Birds Eye Chunky Fish Fingers (six per pack) have 68p, now £2.

For a sweet treat, Cadbury Fabulous Fingers and Asda Mini Ice Cream Rolls (10x25g) are both half price at £1. Or if you’re planning a bit of home baking this weekend 500g bags of various dried fruits including Chosen by You Home Baking Mixed Dried Fruit and Seedless Raisins are £1 each (was £1.54) and bags of Golden Marizpan are also £1 (was £1.56). 

Grab some hot cross buns for 23p (was 79p) at Sainsbury’s; you can also buy bags of six kiwis for 74p (was £1.49), Doritos Salsas for 89p (was £1.78), Angel Cake for £1 (was £1.54). Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Cooked & Peeled Jumbo King Prawns are also half-price at £2.50 and you can still pick up Young's Chip Shop Fish Fillets in Bubbly Batter (four per pack - 400g) for £1.99 (was £3.99). 

It’s also BOGOF on 390g Napolina chopped tomatoes in tomato juice (usually £1.25 each) and until the 17th April it’s two for one on Pizza Express pizzas (usually £4 each) and you can buy various Gü desserts for £2 (was £3.59) – try Tangy Key Lime Pies, After Dark Hot Chocolate Soufflés, or After Dark Limited Edition Blackforest Gâteaux.

Film night wouldn’t be the same without some sweets and this weekend you can buy pouches of big brand chocs such as Maltesers, Galaxy Minstrels and Revels, all reduced from £2.09 to £1.04. If you want a savoury treat, Walker’s Sensations are 99p (was £1.99) and it’s two for £3 on various nibbles including Twiglets and KP Nutty Nibbles Biscuit & Chocolate Mix.

Heading to Morrisons chicken drumsticks and thighs are half-price (now £2 per pack), it’s two for £2 on Richmond Irish Recipe Skinless Sausages and Prime Fayre Rindless Back Bacon (usually £1.69 each) and two for £3 on Tulip Pigs in Blankets (usually £2 each). You can also grab some cheap Easter leftovers including Morrisons Easter Bunnies Cake for £2.50 (was £5), Cadbury Gateau with Mini Eggs for £1.25 (was £2.50), or BOGOF Lyons Battenberg and Fabulous Bakin Boys treats (usually £1.49 each).

There are more BOGOF deals on dairy including Frijj Milkshake 500ml (usually £1.20 each), Yoplait Yop Yogurt Drink 500g (usually 99p each), Petit Filous Fromage Frais/Little Desserts 6 packs (usually £1.50 each) and Lake District Mature Cheddar 350g (usually £3.99 each).

This weekend at Lidl you can save 50% on eight pork sausages, now 74p; red peppers, now 40p each; and McCoy's Ridge Cut Classic Variety Pack, now 99p. These three offers are only available on Saturday and Sunday but for other bargains, look out for 540g of chicken breast fillets for £3.29 (70p off), Pilgrim’s Choice Extra Mature Cheddar for £2.49 (£2 off), loose fresh vine tomatoes for £1.29/kg (70p off), frozen fruit packs for £1.79 (20p off) and Weetabix for £2.49 (50p off).

Finally, check out the special offers this week from online gourmet butcher Westin Gourmet which includes 22% off Diced Chicken Breast Fillets, now £3.20 for 500g, 20% off Boneless Pork Loin, now £13.50 for a 2.5kg joint and 17% off Wasabi Mustard, now £1.95.

Drink deals

You can already save up to 50% on selected wines at Tesco Wine but you can also use the latest code to save even more. Enter XXMKRX at the checkout (whether you’re a new or an old customer) and if you spend at least £50 you can knock £10 off your bill! Do it now though as they must be delivered by Monday 16th April.

At Virgin Wines the sale ends this Sunday so there are some bargains to be had in the last push to clear some stock.

And, at Majestic Wine you can save 20% on Spanish wine and save £6 when you buy two bottles of Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2010/2011, reduced to £5.99 each (usually £8.99 a bottle).

New restaurant vouchers and deals

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



When Valid

Need to Know

La Tasca

Now you can enjoy all you can eat for £14.95 every Sunday.

Sundays only.  

No need for a voucher. Excludes La Tasca James Street (London). It's buried on their website but you'll can see the menu when you select a restaurant.

La Tasca

BOGOF on tapas. 

Monday to Thursday until 3rd May.    

Select your restaurant and check for a voucher here. Excludes La Tasca James Street (London).


Sizzling Pubs



Kids eat for free this school holiday when you purchase an adult main.


Every day from 12pm to 9pm until 15th April.

Take this voucher.


Free bacon sarnie with a hot drink purchase when you sign up.

Every day until 23rd May.    

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




Buy a pizza, pasta or burger  for £2 with any main course purchase.

Sunday to Thursday excluding Bank Holidays.


Get a voucher here. At Canary Wharf it is valid all day Saturday and Sunday and from 2pm Monday to Thursday.

Toby Carvery

Get 2 carveries for £10, or a free dairy ice-cream with your main. 

Until 2nd June, excludes Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Get your vouchers here.

Dim t


Get 2 for 1 on mains.


Sunday to Thursday throughout April.   

Click on the offer to get your voucher.

Pizza Express



Buy two Classic or Leggera pizzas for £12


Mondays and Tuesdays until the 24th April. Excludes Easter Monday.

Fill in your details here to get your code and check restaurant exclusions.


Pizza Express



Get three courses for £12.95.


Available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until 22nd April 2012.

Fill in your details here to get your code and check restaurant exclusions. You save up to 35% with this deal.



Buy two mains for £12.95.   

Offer valid until 15th April.

Fill in your details here to get your unique code.

Bella Italia


Buy one main, get another for £2.50.     

Sunday to Thursday until 15th April.


Download this voucher.

Cafe Rouge

Get 2for1 mains. 

Sunday to Thursday until 15th April.

Choose your restaurant here to see if it is running the offer.

Cafe Rouge

Buy two courses for £12.

Sunday to Thursday until 15th April.

Fill in your details here. Excludes The Strand, Center Parcs, O2 on O2 event days, Euston Station and airports.  



Buy two mains for £12.95.   

Every day until 16th April.

Fill in your details here to get a printable voucher.


Save 25% on your food bill.

Sunday to Thursday until 15th April.

Use this exclusive voucher.


Get two mains for £12.  

Sunday to Friday until 13th April.

Get your voucher here.

The Slug and Lettuce

Save 25% on your food bill.  

Tuesday to Friday until 13th April.

Register for a voucher here.

Frankie & Benny’s

Get £10 off when you buy two mains. 

Every day until 29th April. 

Print off this voucher.  Excludes Mondays after 5pm.


Table Table



Free breakfast for two kids (aged 15 or under) with an adult breakfast costing £8.25. 


Ongoing on weekdays 6.30am-10:30am and weekends 7.00am - 11.00am.



No need for a voucher.


Café Giardino


2for1 on full English breakfasts.


Every day until 30th April (served until 11.30am).

Use this voucher. Buy one breakfast for £4.95 and get another for free.

All Bar One

Dine out for £5.

Monday to Thursday until 19th April.

Find your nearest bar and download a voucher. Choose from selected menu of mains.

Loch Fyne

Get £10 off a £30 spend or £15 off a £50 spend.

Every day, excluding Saturday after 5pm, until Monday 16th April. 

Fill in your details here for the voucher. 

Loch Fyne

Buy two courses for £9.95.

All day, every day until 16th April.

Use this voucher if you dine after 5pm.

Crown Carveries

Kids eat for free when you purchase an adult main.

Valid until Saturday 14th April. 

Print off this voucher.

Crown Carveries

Get free ice cream with your meal.

Valid Monday to Saturday until 30th April. 

Sign up to the newsletter and print voucher.



Get 2 for 1 on mains.


Every day until 30th April. 

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





Get 2 for 1 on mains.


Every day until 30th April.    

Not valid with other offers, vouchers or set menu. Sign up to get your voucher. Excludes Azzurro Portsmouth 6th - 9th April.




Get £10 off when you buy two mains.  



Monday to Thursday until 30th April.    

Valid at participating restaurants only. Use this voucher.





BOGOF on hot meals.

Every day until 30th June.

Use this voucher. Excludes toasted sandwiches and hot desserts.

Pizza Express

Buy one main, get another for £2.50.

Until 24th April. Excludes 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.


Henry’s Café Bar

Save 20% on your food bill.

Monday to Friday until 31st May.

Fill in your details for a voucher.




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



Every day until 30th April.    

Valid at participating restaurants only. Use this voucher.


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.

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.


Regular restaurant vouchers and deals

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 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

2 for 1 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

2 for 1 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.


Money-off coupons  

If you’re shopping this weekend, check for any vouchers to cut costs:

  • Use this voucher and you can buy a Snickers Duo bar for just 20p at your nearest BP station. Enter your details here and simply print off the voucher – offer expires 16th April though so you need to use it this weekend.
  • If you love a bit of President Brie fill in your details and print off the voucher to get 50p off your next purchase (of President Brie 200g). This voucher can be used in all major supermarkets and expires three weeks from when printed.
  • The Vimto coupon is back so you can save 50p on your next 500ml Vimto when you ‘like’ their Facebook page, enter your details and print your coupon, valid for three weeks after you print it.
  • Likewise on the Jacob’s Oddities Facebook page play the game and you’ll get a coupon entitling you to 30p off on your next purchase. Offer expires 20th April.
  • You can also save 50p on any Twinings Tea product by liking their Facebook page and printing your free coupon. Offer expires 30th April.

Freebies and comps

Check out the latest freebies and comps for foodies!

  • Don't forget our incredible competition to win a trip to India in association with Patak's.
  • If you are renting a film from Blockbuster, you can use the code VFPOP for a free bag of popcorn courtesy of Vodafone.
  • There’s more free popcorn up for grabs at Joe & Seph – they want a new popcorn flavour idea so submit yours and if they like it you could win a six month supply, or one of 150 bags for runner ups. Comp closes 30th April.
  • Win one of 2,000 Gourmet Yoghurt pots by liking the Facebook page and entering the draw.
  • Or you can pop to your local Co-Operative Food on Saturday 21st April and buy a copy of the Daily Mirror or Daily Record for a free packet of Wildflower Seeds.
  • Finish are giving away 60,000 pairs of commemorative Dartington Crystal Champagne Flutes in honour of the Queens Jubilee so keep an eye out for special promo packs and enter the number on the Finish website to see if you’ve won. 
  • Courtesy of Kiddylicious if you manage to get ten of your mates to sign up to their Facebook page they’ll send you a sample of their snacks to say thanks. 

Voucher codes

You can still save 10% at Hotel Chocolat but this time use the code VCEGGS10, which expires on Sunday 22nd April.

This is the last chance for new Sainsbury’s customers to save £10 on orders over £50 – use the code CQ4Y-DDDH-NRJ9, which expires Saturday 14th April.

For other supermarket voucher codes use code VOU1304996 for £10 off first orders over £50 at Ocado – or use VOU0057129 to get £15 off orders over £75 (ends 30th April).

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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