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Manchester students can get a free bowl of ramen at Wagamama tomorrow

Students can get a free grilled chicken ramen, chilli chicken ramen or teriyaki vegan 'chicken' ramen.

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 27th March 2023

Tomorrow, the popular pan-Asian noodle chain Wagamama will be handing out free bowls of ramen to students across the UK.

Manchester students are in for a treat, with Wagamama set to give away 60 free bowls of the good stuff to hungry college kids, apprentices, undergraduates and post-grads.

Available between 3pm and 5pm only on Tuesday 28 March 2023, the free noodle bowls will be available on a strictly first-come-first-served basis.

This day has officially been dubbed the ‘ramen rush’, where students will be rushing to their nearest Wagamama for their ultimate noodle fix, reports The Hoot.

To get free ramen, students will have to show their valid student ID as well as proof that they are part of the ‘Noodle Union’.

Image: Wagamama
Image: Wagamama

The Noodle Union is a society that was launched last year in collaboration with online personality Niki Omilana. The society offers students exclusive member discounts and perks to enjoy.

Those lucky 60 will have the choice of a free grilled chicken ramen, chilli chicken ramen or teriyaki vegan ‘chicken’ ramen.


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Sharing the news on social media, Wagamama wrote: “Attention noodle union! President @niko has declared that the 28th of march is officially the day of the ramen rush.

“This means that Niko will be giving away 60 free ramens in every singleWagamama across the UK.

“3 – 5pm there will be 50 free ramens, with 10 more released at 7.30 – 8.30pm + for the lucky few, Niko will be at our Camden restaurant from 11am.

“First come, first served so make sure you get there quick + most importantly… all hail the noodle union president. T’s + c’s in bio.”

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Niko, the president of the Noodle Union said: “To celebrate and welcome our existing and new members, as the noodle union president I am proud to announce the ramen rush – a day to celebrate bowls of nourishment for the nation and maybe even a hello from me.

“Make sure to sign up to the noodle union so that you don’t miss out on a free ramen and other epic prizes throughout the year.”

Feature image – Wagamama