Places where kids eat for free or just £1 this February half term

Eating out is expensive at the best of times but it’s even harder when the school holidays are sapping any spare cash you might have had.

Thankfully there are some places trying to give the parents a bit of help over half term, by letting the kids eat for FREE or just a quid.

It’s not just restaurants running the offers, many supermarkets are in on the act too, so if you all get hungry on the big shop, you don’t have to wait until you’re home to feed the kids.

READMORE:Things to do with kids in and around Manchester this half term

This should help you save a bit of cash while you try and find things to do over half term.

Here’s where the kids can eat free in Manchester over the school break…

Marks and Spencer

Kids eat free in the M&S Cafe if you spend over £5 there.

The offer’s running from now until February 25 and children get one free kid’s meal deal, which includes a sandwich, toastie, pizza or pasta; a snack (such as gingerbread or a chocolate lolly); fruit and a drink.

One free children’s meal per transaction. See the website here for more details.

Beautiful Italy

Children can eat for £1 with any adult main when you get the code online here.

The Piccolo menu is aimed at children aged two to six years, with the Grande for seven to 11-year-olds.

Dishes include meatballs, bolognese, carbonara and pizza and the deal includes three courses and a fruit water.

The offer is running from now until February 27 and available from noon Monday to Sunday, excluding Saturday.

To find your nearest Bella Italia, including restaurants at Salford Quays, Horwich and Manchester Arndale, visit the website here.

Farmhouse Inns

Whether it’s Applewood Farm in Worsley, Ash Tree Farm in Ashton, or Barley Farm in Eccles, kids eat for £1 deal is back at Farmhouse Inns.

Children can choose a small breakfast, a kids meal or a junior carvery for a quid and up to two children can eat with every adult purchasing a main meal or carvery.

The offer is running Monday to Friday from now until February 25.

Visit the website to find a Farmhouse Inn near you.

Coffee Rouge

A kids eat for £1 deal is also running at Cafe Rouge.

The Petit Menu is for ages two to six and features the likes of sausages and mash and fish goujons.

The Grand Menu is for ages seven to 12, with burger and chips, chicken crunchies and more.

The offer, which lets a child eat for £1 with every paying adult, is available throughout half term.


Tesco Cafes are running a kids eat free deal too as long as you have a Clubcard.

Kids can choose a sandwich, a drink, fruit and two snacks when an adult makes a purchase, no minimum spend.

The offer’s running weekdays between now and February 25.

See the website for more details.

Hungry Horse

Kids can fuel up on a free breakfast at Hungry Horse venues this half term.

The offer, running daily from 8am to noon, is available at all open Hungry Horse pubs nationwide, including the Flying Horse in Heald Green, the Hornet in Rochdale, and the Matchstick Man in Salford.

A child eats free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Visit the website here for more details.

Sizzling Pub & Grill

Kids eat for £1 at Sizzling Pubs for every adult meal.

There are loads of venues to choose from including The Haddon Hall in Droylsden, Henry Boddington in Salford, Wilton Arms in Middleton and The White Hart in Heywood. You can put your postcode in here to find a pub nearest to you.

With dishes including fish fingers, pasta, chicken wraps, pizza and quorn nuggets, there promises to be ‘something for all the family’.

The offer’s running Monday to Friday from now until February 25 between 3pm and 7pm.


Kids eat free all day, every day in Morrisons cafes nationwide.

The offer applies with each adult meal ordered over £4.50 and can be used for children under 16.

Youngsters can order from the kids menu or the chilled kids snack pack.

You can order directly through the MyMorrisons app for hot food straight to your table.

See the website for more details.

Yard & Coop

The home of buttermilk fried chicken, otherwise known as Yard & Coop, is also offering a kids eat free deal.

The offer, running noon to 7.30pm Monday to Friday from February 21 to 25, includes one selected free kids meal with every adult main.

The children’s menu at the Northern Quarter restaurant includes the likes of Nugz – boneless fried chicken – and the veggie option Not Chicken Nugz or vegan chicken.

Reserve a table by calling 0161 710 2570, visit the website at, or just walk in on the day.


Kids eat free in Asda’s cafes after 3pm.

You can choose from kids meals including hot meals and the cold pick and mix selection.

See the website for more details.


Japanese street food and sushi favorite YO! is letting children under 10 eat free from the kids’ meal deal menu.

Pick any main, a side of edamame beans and drink and you’ll get it free with a £10 adult spend.

From crispy coated Japanese fried chicken and mayo to crunchy california sushi rolls, YO! promises there’s ‘a dish to suit all tastes’.

Whilst you’re waiting for your food, kids will get a fun coloring place mat and pencils and, if they want something sweet afterwards then a dessert can be added to the offer for £1.50.

The offer is running at all YO! restaurants between now and February 25. Find out more online.

If you’ve got a kids eat free or £1 deal running, email [email protected]

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George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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