The 9 Newcastle restaurants offering free or £1 meals to kids this October half term

Businesses are stepping in to help while kids are unable to get school dinners.  Businesses are stepping in to help while kids are unable to get school dinners.
Businesses are stepping in to help while kids are unable to get school dinners.
Those looking for a meal on a budget are in luck thanks to these kind shops and restaurants.

Some top restaurants and supermarkets are offering free or reduced food for children across Tyneside this October half term.

The ongoing high cost of living in the UK has meant families are having to stretch their money further than ever in 2023, and plenty of companies are looking to help out and ensure everyone can still enjoy a meal out.

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Asda Cafe

All Asda cafes across the region will be giving kids the chance to eat for £1 all day with no adult spend required. This is a deal which the company has offered in previous school holidays.

Tesco Cafe

Kids eat free at Tesco Café this half term on weekdays. Families can choose from a kids’ breakfast and lunch meal deals. An adult just has to buy any item in the Tesco Café for the deal.

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Beefeater and Brewers Fayre

Two children are able to get a free breakfast every day with one paying adult at Beefeater and Brewers Fayre sites across the country.

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Sainsburys Cafe

This supermarket chain is offering one hot meal or lunch bag for £1 with any adult main meal purchased over £5.20. This is available every day from 11:30am.

Morrisons Cafe

Another supermarket deal says kids can eat for free all day, every day with every adult meal worth over £4.49.

Sizzling Pubs

As another pub chain getting in on the action, Sizzling pubs are giving kids the chance to eat for just £1 with each adult meal bought between 3pm and 7pm each weekday.

TGI Fridays

Children can eat for free at TGI Fridays with any adult meal. This is available for the comapany’s rewards members, which can be signed up for via a free app.

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Bella Italia

With every adult main course ordered, kids are able to get three courses and a drink for £1. This can be claimed between 4pm and 6pm from Monday to Thursday.


Ikea is offering the chance for kids to have a pasta dish and soft drink for 95p from 11am daily. Other Ikea kids meals start from £1.50.

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