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Which restaurants are running 'Eat Out to Help Out'-style 50% off discounts in September?

Eat out to help out

The Government's 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme – which gave diners 50% discounts up to £10 per person on sit-down meals out from Monday to Wednesday – ended on 31 August. But scores of restaurants, pubs and cafés are continuing to offer a similar discount at their own expense.

Below we've listed both chain and independent eateries who are continuing to offer 'Eat Out to Help Out'-style discounts in September. Since we first published this story last week, you've let us know about dozens more restaurants doing this - we've marked those we've recently added below. 

For a full rundown of the best discounts eating out, see our Restaurant Deals & Vouchers round-up.

Which eateries are extending 'Eat Out to Help Out'?

The list below is far from exhaustive and has come through manual checking, so please let us know if there's somewhere offering 50% off which we've missed - email us at news@moneysavingexpert.com.

Remember the deals below are the businesses' own schemes, so they may not tie up exactly with what the Government's scheme offered in August. While we've provided a brief summary of each offer, check directly with the restaurants for the full terms before you book. Since the discounts will be coming out of their pockets this time, rather than the Government pot, it's much less likely you'll be able to stack them with other offers.

Nationwide chains 

The chains below told us they are offering the deal in all their restaurants, unless otherwise stated.

Bill's
Up to 50% off a special menu, Mon-Wed from 12pm throughout September

Bistrot Pierre
50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September 

Drake & Morgan
50% off (up to £10 off per person) when you book a table, Mon-Wed throughout September

Franco Manca
50% off (up to £10 off per person) food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Wed throughout September

Gaucho 
50% off (up to £10 off per person) food and non-alcoholic drinks from the a la carte menu, Mon-Wed throughout September

Oakham Inns
50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Wed throughout September

Pizza Hut
2for1 mains for people already signed up to their database, Mon-Wed from 7-30 September

Revolution Bars
50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks from the a la carte menu, Mon-Wed throughout September

San Carlo 
50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September (except its Alto branch)

Slug & Lettuce
50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, no cap, throughout September

The Coconut Tree
50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Wed throughout September

The Real Greek
50% off food (up to £10 off per person) on lunch and Filoxenia dinner menu, Mon-Wed throughout September. Not valid on drinks and can't be used with other offers

Yo!
50% off selected dishes, Mon-Fri throughout September. Can't be used with other offers

  • A Mano Coffee Bar & Kitchen, Orpington
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed until 28 October

    Balans, London
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Bar Estilo, London 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Beerd, Bristol 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Bestro, London 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person) when you book online using the code 'Eat Out to Help Out', Tues-Thu throughout September

    Boisdale, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Wed throughout September

    Bombay Brasserie, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Casa do Frango, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Comptoir, London
    50% off (up to £10 off per person) when you book a table, Mon-Wed throughout September

    The City Pub Company, southern England
    50% off food Mon-Wed throughout September. All 47 of its pubs are participating, with some capping the discount at £10 off per person and others not - check with your local directly

    Elite Pubs, south-east England
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed from Sep-Nov

    Firmdale, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Fish!, London
    50% off food and drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Hall & Woodhouse, southern England
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person) at 28 participating pubs in the south of England, Mon-Wed throughout September. See individual pubs for full T&Cs

    Ham Yard Bar & Restaurant, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    The Hansom, London
    50% off food and drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Hawkyns, Amersham
    50% off tasting menu and à la carte menu, Mon-Wed throughout September

    Heliot Steak House, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Sun-Wed throughout September

    Hot Stone, London
    50% off all food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Tue-Wed throughout September

    India Grill, Loughton
    50% off all food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    José Pizzaro, London and Surrey
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks up to (£10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Kanishka, London
    50% off (up to £10 off per person) all food and non-alcoholic drinks, Tue-Thu & Sun throughout September

    Kricket, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, no cap, on Mondays from Monday 7 September until end of the year

    Laguna, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed in September. Booking required

    Little Bay, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Ludoquist!, London
    50% off pizza and cakes, Mon-Wed throughout September

    Mr Fox, London
    Up to 50% off (up to £10 off per person) throughout September

    Nac, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Wed for first four weeks of September

    Ombra, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Paladar, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Fri throughout September

    Pasta Remoli, London
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person, excludes seafood and all drinks), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Pizza Pilgrims, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September. Only at its London Victoria location for now, but may expand

    Saffron Circle, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Tue-Thu throughout September

    Sagardi, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Shack-fuyu, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks for lunch and dinner, Mon-Wed throughout September

    Sticky Mango, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    The Crown & Two Chairmen, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed until Wednesday 9 September

    The Jones Family Kitchen, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    The March Hare, Guildford
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person) with code, Mon-Wed throughout September

    The Pig on the Beach, Westward Ho!
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    The Three Cheers Pub Company, London
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Wed throughout September. Not valid with other offers

    Tokyo Pizza, London 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Vault, Shenfield 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

  • Box, Yorkshire
    50% off food via app, Mon-Tue throughout September. No maximum discount cap

    Banyan Bar & Kitchen, Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Tyne & Wear
    50% off food via app, Mon-Tue throughout September. No maximum discount cap

    The Bingley Arms, Leeds
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Tue-Wed throughout September

    Craft, Birmingham 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Wed-Thu throughout September

    Elnecot, Manchester
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person) via code, Mon-Wed throughout September. Booking required

    Massalla Lounge, Worcester
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Mamucium, Manchester
    50% off its Classics menu (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September when you sign up via its website

    Manahatta, Yorkshire and Greater Manchester
    50% off food via app, Mon-Tue throughout September. No maximum discount cap

    The Manor Barn, Kimberworth 
    50% off food only, Mon-Wed throughout September

    MD Coffee, Peterborough
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, 2-4pm Mon-Sat throughout September

    The Moorwood Hotel Collection, Derbyshire
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks, Mon-Fri throughout September

    Otto's Restaurant, Sheffield
    50% off food only (up to £10 off per person), Tue-Wed in September from Tuesday 15 September

    Pavilion Bar and Kitchen, Barnsley 
    50% off food and drink (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September. Booking essential 

    Peru Perdu, Manchester
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed in September

    Red's True Barbecue, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), Tue-Thu throughout September

    The Refuge, Manchester
    50% off the all-day dining menu (up to £10 off per person), Tue-Wed throughout September

    True North Brew Co, Yorkshire
    50% off food (no discount cap) Mon-Wed throughout September at 11 participating venues

  • Junction28, Newport
    50% off all food and non-alcoholic drinks, lunch or dinner, throughout September, more details TBC

    The Brook Bistro, Cardiff
    50% off (up to £10 off per person) food from the all-day menu and non-alcoholic drinks, Tue-Wed throughout September

    The Gaer Inn, Newport
    50% off food only, with no maximum discount cap, Mon-Wed throughout September

    Villa Dino, Newport
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Wed-Thu throughout September

  • Bertie's, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), via code, Mon-Thu throughout September

    Black Bull, Edinburgh
    50% off food bill (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Boozy Cow, Edinburgh
    50% off food, more details TBC

    Cold Town House, Edinburgh
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Copper Blossom, Edinburgh
    50% off food, more details TBC

    Divino, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), via code, Mon-Thu throughout September

    Giancarlo's, East Lothian
    50% off (up to £10 per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Glaschu, Glasgow 
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Wed throughout September

    Indigo Yard, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Kyloe Restaurant & Grill, Edinburgh
    50% off food, more details TBC

    La Favorita Pizzeria, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), via code, Mon-Thu throughout September

    Mango Tropical, Glasgow
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    McLarens on the Corner, Edinburgh
    50% off food, more details TBC

    Montpeliers, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    New Chapter, Edinburgh
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person), more details TBC

    Rabble Taphouse & Grill, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    The Huxley, Edinburgh
    50% off food, more details TBC

    The Queens Arms, Edinburgh
    50% off food, more details TBC

    Tigerlily, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September

    Vittoria, Edinburgh
    50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), via code, Mon-Thu throughout September

    56 North, Edinburgh
    50% off food (up to £10 off per person) when you book online and select the offer, Mon-Wed throughout September and October

  • Flame, Belfast
    50% off lunch menu and non-alcoholic drinks, 12pm-3pm Mon-Wed throughout September

    Stix & Stones, Belfast
    Confirmed they'll be extending the scheme, but details are TBC

  • Deliveroo
    'Eat In to Help Out': Deliveroo is offering £5 off delivery orders of £20 or more with small local restaurants, via code, Mon-Wed throughout September. New Deliveroo customers can also get 14 days' free delivery in September and October.

Who's told us they're NOT extending the discount?

Several chains told us they won't be extending the 50% off, including Carluccio's, Frankie & Benny'sFridays (formerly TGI Fridays), Fuller's, KFC, Las Iguanas, Tim Hortons, Wagamama and Wahaca.

That's not to say that they won't be running any deals though. Wetherspoon, for example, told us it's reducing the prices on a range of meals and drinks, Mon-Wed until Wednesday 11 November, as part of its 'Stay Out to Help Out' scheme. Fridays is offering a free appetiser with any main meal, Mon-Wed throughout September.

Some chains are also doing smaller discounts. For example, Bella Italia is taking 25% off mains, Mon-Thu throughout September, and Café Rouge is doing 25% off food from 1-3 and 7-10 September. You'll need a code to take advantage of both offers.

Some smaller businesses are also doing this, eg, Korto in London and Spanish City in Whitley Bay near Newcastle upon Tyne are doing 25% off food, Mon-Wed throughout September. Burger & Lobster in London is doing a lobster for £20 offer (normally £30), Mon-Fri throughout September. Boxpark, also in London, is doing 20% off meals, soft drinks and select alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person), Mon-Wed throughout September. It's also doing 20% off select food traders, Thu-Sun for Boxpark Black Card holders.

Other ways you can save

See our list of other restaurant and takeaway deals currently running. Remember: It's highly unlikely you'll be able to stack these with the offers above (though it never hurts to ask).