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 the best buys at Sainsbury’s; buy Giovanni Rana tortellini for £1 (was £1.99), Cook Italian Chopped Tomatoes (4 tins) for £3 (was £4.39), Nestle Golden Nuggets or Nestle Nesquik for £1.50 (was £2.28), Penn State Pretzels Sour Cream and Chive for 75p (was £1.50) and for a posh treat this Easter Sunday, you can roast your tatties in La Truffe Cendree Graisse D'oie Goose Fat for £2.32 (was £3.49), grab selected meats and fish at half-price and treat your guests to Sainsbury's Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce (20 per pack) for £1 (was £2).

Other treats on offer are the Sainsbury’s ‘Bites’ (choose from Milk Chocolate Cornflake Crispy Bites, Flapjack Bites and Chocolate Brownie Bites) which are all only £1 each.

There are some fab deals on meat and fish just in time for Easter Weekend at Morrisons including vacuum-packed British Beef Roasting Joints half price at £4.98 per kg, vacuum-packed Leg of Pork Roasting Joints half price at £3 per kg, Gammon Joints half-price at £3.49 per kg, British Flavoured Pork Ribs for £3.70 per kg (was £4.70), Salmon & King Prawn Fishcakes or Smoked Haddock Fishcakes half-price at £1.96 and BOGOF on Lyons Large King Prawn (usually £3.99 each).

Then for your cupboards, check out these half-price offers: Gefen Chocolate Macaroons for £1.84,  Eshel Salted Roasted Cashew Nuts 200g for £1.75, Tiptree Strawberry Jam for £1.49, Loyd Grossman Italian Sauces 350g for 94p and Passover Superfine Matzos 300g for 50p.

Moving on to Asda it's three for £10 on Chosen by You Cumberland Sausages (usually £3.94 each) which means you get a massive 60 sausages for £10, Kallo Organic Stock Cubes for 84p (was £1.09), 1 litre of Olivio Sunflower Olive Oil for £2 (was £2.99) and McDougalls Flour 1.5kg for £1 (was £1.78).

Tesco is selling Horlicks Light Malt Drink for £3 (was £3.99), Innocent Veg Pots for £1.89 (was £3.79) – but only the 10th April – 700g of frozen Shahada Halal Skinless Breast Fillets for £2.99 (was £5.99), Pizza Express pizzas for £2.50 (was £5) and 9-packs of McVitie’s Gold Biscuit Bars for 87p (was £1.75).

Other deals include Tesco Finest Brussels Pate for £1 (was £2), 4-packs of Kellogg's Rice Krispies Squares Totally Chocolatey for £1 (was £1.99), 200g of Tesco Finest Albacore Tuna Steak in Olive Oil for £1.99 (was £3.99) and On the Vine Tomatoes for 90p (was £1.80). You can also buy 26g Snack-a-Jacks at 2 for 90p, but you get more for your money if you buy the 4-packs for £1 (was £1.60).

Now on to the weekend’s half-price deals at Lidl – this time you can buy 500g of parsnips for a mere 29p, 1kg of carrots for 34p and two Braemoor Lamb Shanks for £2.49. These three are only available today and Saturday but there are loads of other bargains to be had including 2kg of Rooster potatoes for £1 (you save 79p), 500g cured pork loin joints for £3.29 (you save 70p) and half-price boneless pork leg joints for £2.99.

Finally, check out the special offers this week from online gourmet butcher Westin Gourmet which includes 11% off Australian 100 Day Rump Steak 1kg joints, now £16.25 (was £18.20), 17% off Rindless Smoked Back Bacon, now £10.86 for a 2.27kg Pack (was £13.03) and 32% off a 1kg Wheel of French Brie, now £13.48 (was £19.76).

Drink discounts

Some of the best wine offers at Tesco include Berberana Rioja Reserva Etiqueta Negra for £6.49 (was £12.99), Isla Negra Reserve Merlot for £4.99 (was £9.99) and Ogio Pinot Grigio Rosé also for £4.99 (was £9.99). 

Or if you’re doing your weekly shop at Asda and want some beer, grab 4-packs (275ml bottles) of Grolsch Premium Lager for £3 (was £3.79) and 12-packs (330 ml bottles) of Sol Mexican beer for £9 (was £11).

Or you can grab a bargain in the Marks & Spencer wine clearance.

Latest restaurant vouchers

As always, new and extended deals appear at the top of the table. For the section covering regular and ongoing deals, go to the bottom of the page.



When Valid

Need to Know

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.


Toby Carvery

Get a free Mini Egg Sundae for free with any adult carvery meal.


This Easter Sunday and Monday.

Get your voucher here.


Buy two mains for £12.95.   

Offer valid until 15th April excluding 9th 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, excluding Bank Hols.


Download this voucher.

Cafe Rouge

Get 2for1 mains. 

Sunday to Thursday until 15th April, excluding Bank Hols.

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, excluding Bank Hols.

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 until 16th April excluding Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Fill in your details here to get a printable voucher.


Save 25% on your food bill.

Sunday to Thursday until 15th April. Excluding Bank Holidays,

Use this exclusive voucher.


Get two mains for £12.  

Sunday to Friday until 13th April, excluding Easter Monday.

Get your voucher here.

The Slug and Lettuce

Save 25% on your food bill.  

Tuesday to Friday until 13th April.  Excludes Good Friday.

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 6th – 9th April 2012 and 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 (excluding Sundays and Bank Holidays)   

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.


Free cheeseburger and chips when you buy a drink for new sign ups.

Every day until 10th April.   

Sign up for the newsletter here and print off the 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

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 £7.95.

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.



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

  • If you buy a bag of Starbucks coffee or Starbucks VIA at Tesco you can peel off the sticker and take it to Starbucks for a free tall latte.
  • Sign up for a Cow & Gate account and once you’ve logged in head to the coupon tab and you can print off a coupon saving you 50p when you next purchase a pack of their Sunny Start Wheaty biscuits. Expires two weeks from when you print it.
  • Follow this link to save 50p on dairy alternative Rice Dream. Enter your details and you’ll be sent a free printable coupon.
  • Save 50p on the Warburtons breakfast range when you fill in your details here and print off the voucher. Voucher expires 14 days from when printed.

Freebies and comps

Check out the latest freebies and comps for foodies!

  • Snap up a free sample of Gimi’s Swiss chocolate – enter your details here.
  • Get a free full bag full of biscuit goodies courtesy of McVities Dunk Time on Facebook – there are ten goodie bags to giveaway each week throughout 2012 and to be in with a chance you need to upload a picture of you (before 1pm on Fridays) enjoying your favourite McVitie’s biscuit.
  • On the Baileys Facebook page there is also a giveaway; here 10 sets of four Baileys Glasses are on offer every day until 14th April.
  • Request a free sample of cold remedy honey and lemon from Smaarts.
  • Finally, on the Wiggle Facebook you can grab a free sample bottle of Nectar Sports Fuel energy drink.

Voucher codes

If you want to stock up on your fave teas and coffees there is a new sale on at Whittard saving you up to 50%. Team it with some choc – you can save 10% when you spend £25 at Hotel Chocolat with the code VCSUM10, which expires on Sunday 8th April.

There is another code for new Sainsbury’s customers; you can once again save £10 on orders over £50 using the code CQ4Y-DDDH-NRJ9, which expires Saturday 14th April.

The £5 off offer is back at Tesco – as with last week if you spend £40 online and get it delivered by Sunday 8th April they will email you a voucher entitling you to £5 off you’re your next £40 shop (delivered on or before Sunday 15th April). Various items are excluded such as tobacco products, prescriptions and infant formula so these won’t count towards the spend. See the details here

Spend £35 or more (excluding delivery) at Hotel Chocolat and you will get a free gift – the Taste of Spring chocolate box, worth £7.50, as a thank you (this offer is available in store as well until 8th 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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Every effort is made to source voucher codes which are valid at the time this article is published. However, please be aware that cannot guarantee that every voucher will be valid or that it will not be withdrawn by the provider immediately.

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