Do you have your birthday coming up, or know someone who does? Chances are you do as the most common birthday in the UK is September 26th.
However, did you know that you can be bombarded with lots of free items - just for being born? Luckily for you, we’ve shared 10 free food and drink freebies you can get on your birthday.
Plus, making the most of these freebies will save you up to £155.74.
Five free places for food
- Fancy a free main meal from Frankie & Benny’s on your birthday? Save up to £15.00
If you register with Frankie & Benny’s Rewards, you can get one free main meal (up to the value of £15) l when you purchase one meal off the main menu - making this a great deal if you go with a friend or partner. A voucher will be sent to you around a month before your birthday, so keep your eyes peeled.
- Get a free doughnut from Krispy Kreme - save up to £2.20
Treat yourself on your birthday with a completely free Krispy Kreme doughnut (up to the value of £2.20). How? Just sign up to be a Friend of Krispy Kreme and you’ll receive the voucher near your birthday. You’ll need to agree to receive emails, but there’s nothing stopping you from unsubscribing once you’ve claimed your freebie. Plus you get a free doughnut just for signing up.
- Get yourself a free sweet treat from Greggs - save up to £1.15
Similar to Krispy Kreme, download their ‘Greggs Rewards’ loyalty scheme. After entering your birthday, you will be eligible for a free cream cake (£1.15) or doughnut (£0.95) for one month after your birthday.
- Fancy a free birthday burrito from Barburitto? Save up to £6.50
Who said there was no such thing as a free lunch? If you join the Barburrito loyalty scheme, you’ll be emailed a voucher for an absolutely free birthday burrito (up to the value of £6.50 for a small one).
- Head to Las Iguanas for a free main course up to the value of £13.75
If you pop your details into the Las Iguanas registration form, you can bag yourself a free main meal on the house, with no other purchase necessary. For example, the Moqueca De Palmitors is £13.75 but free on your birthday. It’s also valid for seven days before and after your birthday - meaning you make your birthday celebrations last all week.
Five free places for drinks
- Fancy a free bottle of prosecco? Pizza Express will give you one - saving you up to £25.65
Raise a glass (or two) on your birthday when you dine in at your nearest Pizza Express, with a free bottle of prosecco (£25.95). Simply agree to receive offers when you sign up to their newsletter and you’ll see the offer in your inbox around your birthday. And if you don’t fancy heading to Pizza Express on your actual birthday, don’t worry - you have a month to redeem your freebie.
- TGIF will treat you and up to five friends to a free cocktail - save up to £52.50
If you download the Fridays Rewards app, they will send you a code for a free cocktail or mocktail for you and up to five friends, with every main meal purchased (up to the value of £10.50). Just make sure to leave at least seven days between registering as they’ll send you the code a week before your birthday.
- In the mood for a free milkshake? Ed’s Easy Diner are here to help - save up to £4.99
If you sign up for Ed’s Easy Diner club, you can bag yourself a free milkshake (£4.99) on your birthday. We’ll drink to that! What’s more, you will also get a voucher for a free starter or dessert if you also decide to purchase a main meal.
- All Bar One will gift you a ‘Blossom Birdcage’ sharing cocktail for your birthday - saving you £31.00
If you sign up for the A-List newsletter via the All Bar One app, you’ll receive a birthday treat if you purchase two meals - the ‘Blossom Birdcage’ sharing cocktail (which normally costs £31.00). Or alternatively, you can ask for four bottles of Peroni, draught soft drinks or ‘Twisted Tonics’. Plus if you’re yet to sign up for their newsletter, you’ll receive an additional complimentary cocktail!
- Get a free birthday smoothie from Boost - saving you up to £5.00
Simply pick up your Vibe Card in-store, register it and bring it with you on your birthday to claim a free smoothie (up to the value of £5.00). What’s most exciting is you can use it up to three days prior to, or up to three days after, your birthday - making it the perfect hangover cure should you make the most of all of the free alcohol opportunities listed above.
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