All the places where kids can eat for FREE during the Easter half term

Eating out just got a whole lot cheaper.

Emily Sergeant Emily Sergeant - 7th April 2022

Marks & Spencer, Bella Italia, and Yard & Coop are among some of the places giving kids free meals this half term.

Now that schools across Greater Manchester are out for the Easter break, and especially amid the growing cost of living crisis that’s continuing to make its impact felt on many families, plenty supermarkets, chain restaurants, and pub groups across the UK are offering kids the chance to eat a hearty meal out for free.

If you’re looking to treat the kids to a meal, but are keen to keep things on the cheaper side and save a few pennies, then thankfully, eating out just got a whole lot easier.

Here’s everything you need to know.




M&S Café

When you spend over £5 in the M&S Café this half term, kids can get a meal deal – which normally costs around £3.95, and includes either a sandwich, toastie, pizza or pasta, and a snack, fruit, and a drink – completely for free.


One free children’s meal per transaction, and the offer runs through to 22 April.

Morrisons Café

From 3pm every day at every Morrisons Café across the UK, you can get a meal from the kids menu for free with any one adult meal at a value of £4.50 or over, and the offer applies to anyone under 16 years of age.


There’s also a feed the family for £10 running over Easter too.


Similarly to Morrisons, ASDA Café is offering kids the chance to eat for free every day from 3pm, with both hot meals and a cold selection including in the bargain deal.

Schools across Greater Manchester are out for Easter half term / Credit: Asda Corporate
A selection of meal deals at discounted prices mean eating out just got a whole lot easier / Credit: Farmhouse Inns


Bella Italia

Children can eat for £1 with any adult main meal at Bella Italia this Easter.


Running every day except Saturdays, the Piccolo menu is aimed at children aged two to six years, with the Grande for seven to 11-year-olds, and some of the dishes include meatballs, bolognese, carbonara and pizza, with the deal also including three courses and a fruit water.

The offer is running until 24 April.

Hungry Horse Pubs

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why Hungry Horse Pubs – which has a number of branches in Greater Manchester – is offering kids the chance to eat breakfast for free with every paying adult.

The offer is available from 8am – 12pm daily.


Farmhouse Inns

Available every weekday up until 22 April, two kids per paying adult can eat for just £1 each at local branches of Farmhouse Inns this Easter, and they can choose from the small breakfasts, any kids meal or junior carvery, and then relax in the dedicated family areas.

Table Table, Beefeaters & Brewers Fair

Ensuring no one goes hungry this Easter, each Table Table, Beefeaters & Brewers Fair branch across Greater Manchester is offering a free breakfast for every child with a paying adult.

You can choose as much as you like from the cooked and Continental selections, including bacon, sausages, eggs, hash browns and more, alongside baked pastries, cereal, fresh fruit, and chilled juices and unlimited tea or coffee to accompany.


Sizzling Pub & Grill

There’s a whole host of Sizzling Pub & Grill restaurants across Greater Manchester and the north west that are offering kids the chance to eat for just £1 with every adult main meal between 3pm-7pm on weekdays.

Plenty supermarkets, chain restaurants, and pub groups are offering deals / Credit: Bella Italia

Yard & Coop

The Northern Quarter’s home of buttermilk fried chicken is offering a kids eat free deal this Easter, which offers one selected free kids meal with every adult main, and has a menu including the likes of Nugz – boneless fried chicken – and the veggie option of Not Chicken Nugz or vegan chicken.

The offer is running noon to 7:30pm on weekdays up until 22 April.


YO! Sushi

Japanese street food and sushi favourite YO! is letting children under 10 eat for free this half term between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on Monday – Thursday when an adult spends at least £10, with the offer including a main, a side, and a drink from the Kids Meal Deal menu, and a dessert can be added for £1.50.

This offer is running right through until 26 May.

The Real Greek

With a popular branch in the Corn Exchange in Manchester city centre, and a new restaurant having recently opened in the Trafford Centre too, kids can eat for free at The Real Greek on Sundays this Easter when adults spend over £10


Children under 12 get to choose a kids meal, a drink, and an ice cream or sorbet.

Dunelm Cafe-Pausa

Dunelm Cafe-Pausa is offering kids the chance to a free mini main meal this Easter half term, along with two snacks and a drink for every £4 spent in the cafe.

The offer is running until 24 April.


Featured Image – Morrisons