13 places where kids can eat for £1 or less

It’s the school holidays and the cost-of-living crisis might be making it harder to afford summer holiday activities on a tight budget. 

Below are some of the places where little ones can eat for free or cheap this summer. 

  • Morrisons – Get an adult meal from £4.99 and you’ll receive a free children’s meal. The supermarket is offering this nationwide, so find your nearest store and more info here.
  • Asda – Kids eat for £1 at Asda Café with no need of paying for an adult meal. The offer runs until 4 September. Find your nearest store here.
  • Yo! – Children under 10 can eat free from 3-5:30 pm, Monday to Thursday, until 29 September. The offer runs for every £10 spent on food for an adult meal. Find more info.
  • Beefeater, Brewers Fayre & Table Table – Up to 2 children can enjoy a free unlimited breakfast with every adult £9.50 breakfast purchased. Find out more info: BeefeaterBrewers FayreTable Table.
  • Hungry Horse – Children get a free breakfast when you buy an adult breakfast for at least £3.49. Find your nearest pub here
  • Dunelm – Kids eat for free at Pausa Cafés at Dunelm. They can get a mini-main, two snacks and a drink for every £4 spent. Find out more.
  • Ikea – All kids eat one hot meal, jelly, a soft drink, and a piece of fruit from 95p until 3 September. Find out more.
  • Bella Italia – Kids eat for £1 with the purchase of every adult main from 4-6 pm, Monday to Thursday. They will enjoy three courses and fruit water. Check with your local restaurant if they’re running this offer.
  • Dobbies Garden Centres – Kids eat a free lunch menu plus a drink with an adult main meal. Find more info.
  • Café Rouge – Kids can eat 2 or 3 courses for £1 with every adult meal. Available until 31 August, find out more info.
  • The Real Greek – Kids eat free on Sundays for every £10 spent on an adult meal. The offer includes a kids’ meal, drink and ice cream or sorbet.
  • Preto – Children under 10 can eat free from noon when you buy an adult rodizio. More info.
  • Sizzling Pubs – Kids eat for £1 with the purchase of every adult main from 3-7 pm, Monday to Friday. The offer runs until 2 September. Find out more.