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Kids eat free at these Manchester pubs and restaurants this summer

All the family-friendly places offering 'kids eat free' deals in Greater Manchester during the summer holidays

Aside from a free nanny, there’s nothing parents like more than a kids eat free deal, especially over the summer holidays.

So here’s all the best places offering free meals for the kids across Greater Manchester…

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe Manchester is reminding parents that kids eat free this month (August) every Sunday to Thursday when one adult entree is purchased.

Helping to try and alleviate that additional spend during family days out this summer, little rockers can choose between a variety of Hard Rock classics from the kid’s menu, including ‘headliners’ such as Ain’t Nothin’ but a Hot Dog, Razzi’s Chicken Tenders and Styler’s Twisted Mac & Cheese.

‘Remix’ options include Skiddley’s not-so-diddly Chicken Breast, served with fresh vegetables, Twisted n’ Tasty Cavatappi Pasta, topped with marinara sauce and served with fresh vegetables, and the Kid’s Salad Chillin’ with Chicken.

Kids Eat Free offer not valid in conjunction with any other promotions.

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Sixes Social Cricket

Throughout the summer holidays, get active at Sixes Social Cricket. Kids eat free with a playing adult (adult meal must be a main course). Up to two children per adult max.

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MOTLEY Manchester

brand new Kids Cinema Club movie screenings, complete with complimentary popcorn for your minis throughout the school summer break.

Launching this Sunday, 20th August at 2pm and running weekly on Sundays after that, kids can also eat free at MOTLEY, located on the ground floor of YOTEL Manchester Deansgate, making it the perfect choice to enjoy an afternoon relaxing in their stylish restaurant over the summer holidays.

To make the experience even sweeter, MOTLEY will treat kids to a portion of complimentary popcorn per showing, adding a touch of delight to the movie magic. Screenings will include much-loved Disney classics like Encanto and family favourites like Sing. Screenings will be shown in the plush and comfortable karaoke room from 2pm every Sunday, allowing parents to relax and enjoy a meal or drinks while the little ones are entertained.

In order for your child to participate in the Kids Cinema Club at MOTLEY, they must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Additionally, there is a minimum spend of £15 in MOTLEY required from each accompanying adult. These terms and conditions apply to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all guests to MOTLEY.

Whilst at MOTLEY, adults can treat their “mini me’s” to a variety of options from the newly launched kid’s menu, including a crispy chicken burger, traditional curry with steamed rice or a cheese burger. For a feast fit for all the family, guests can receive one free kid’s main meal for every adult main meal purchased between 12pm and 5pm Monday – Friday, until 1st September. Advance bookings only.

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The Real Greek

Kids under 12 get to eat free on Sundays for every £10 spent by an adult at The Real Greek. The offer includes a meal from the kids menu, a drink and an ice cream or sorbet. With a restaurant in the Trafford Centre and one in the beautiful Corn Exchange, it’s a great option if you’re out shopping for the day.

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From Monday July 24 to Friday September 1, two kids can eat free all day on weekdays with one adult main dish – which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. The kids menu features dishes including buttermilk pancakes, mac and cheese, and fish fingers and chips. The offer is available at both the Spinningfields and Trafford Centre restaurants.

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Dobbies Garden Centre

As well as free-to-attend children and family-friendly workshops, kids can enjoy a free breakfast with any adult traditional or full breakfast, or a free child’s hot meal or pick n mix lunch box with any adult main course at Dobbies this summer. The offer is available everyday and also includes a free child’s drink. Dobbies has garden centres in Altrincham and Marple.

M&S Café

M&S Café announces the Kids Eat Free offer is back this summer helping keep little ones fed and entertained during the school holidays.

Between 24th July to 1st September 2023 in England and Wales, and live now in Scotland until 18th August and Northern Ireland until 1st September (weekends not included) kids can enjoy a £4 Kids Munch Menu on M&S every time you spend £5 or more in our Café*. That’s one less meal to worry about!

The Kids Munch Menu includes: 1 main with delicious choices including classic favourites such as jacket potato with beans or cheesy tomato pasta, 1 snack including carrot sticks or mini chocolate chip cookies, and 1 drink.

PLUS, the Percy Pig™ and Colin the Caterpillar™ Slushee are now included as the drink option within the Kids Eat Free offer (with a total saving of up to £6.75 if you were to buy each product separately)! As 1 of your 5 a day, and with no added colours or sugar, it’s a treat not to miss..

Whitbread Inns

Kids can get a free three course meal with this pub chain.

Whitbread owns a number of family friendly pubs, including Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Cookhouse + Pub, as well as Beefeater restaurants. All you have to do is make sure you’re signed up to your nearby restaurant or pub’s newsletter. Once you’ve got your voucher, it can be used multiple times over the summer holidays and after your first use you’ll get 25% off a second visit.

Any child under 16 dining with a full paying adult can use the offer to get three courses for dinner or tea between now and 3 September. It also applies to breakfast.

What’s more, for every three-course kids meal sold, they donate 20p to Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

Local venues include Brewers Fayre pubs Mersey Farm, Clayton Green, Stable Gate and The Brocklebank; Table Table’s Cheadle Royal and Bishopsgate; and Beefeaters Bamford Arms, Christie Field, Heald Green, Springwood Park, Quay House, Heaton Park and Whitegate Inn.

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