THE school holidays can be stressful . . . and expensive.
A week off with the kids can cost parents £323 extra, according to a survey by credit agency Equifax.
Six places where kids can eat cheaply – or even for free this Easter[/caption]
But you can save some cash on eating out as a family with these tasty tips . . .
ON YOUR MARKS: Kids eat free at Marks & Spencer cafes until April 22 when you spend £5 in a single transaction.
Each kids’ meal, worth £3.95, includes a main, side, drink and a piece of fruit.
Options for mains include pizza, cheese sandwich, ham & cheese toastie and more.
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MAMMA MIA: Kids can try a delicious three-course Bella Italia meal and a Cawston Press juice for just £1 this Easter with a paying adult.
Valid until April 24, from noon every day except Saturdays.
SLICE THE PRICE: Pop down to a Farmhouse Inn pub on weekdays and for every paying adult, two children can eat for just a quid each.
This could mean a small breakfast, any kids’ meal or a junior carvery.
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The offer is valid until April 22.
BREKKIE BARGAIN: Kids get a free brekkie at Hungry Horse pubs this Easter when accompanied by a paying adult.
The offer runs from 8am until noon.
You can also download a free colouring sheet to keep them busy while you tuck in at hungryhorse.co.uk/kids-eat-free.
PAUSA FOR THOUGHT: Children can eat free when an adult spends £4 at Pausa cafes, inside Dunelm stores, until April 24.
The menu includes a mini-main, two snacks and a drink.
The updated kids’ menu now features choices including jacket potatoes and Organix snacks.
ONGOING OFFERS: Kids eat for free at Morrisons cafe when an adult spends £4.50 or more on a meal.
This deal is NOT just for Easter.
Kids also get a free meal on weekdays after 3pm at Asda cafes when an adult spends £4.
You also receive a free Ella’s baby food pouch with any adult cafe purchase.
And get a free children’s breakfast at Premier Inn when an adult buys a breakfast.
- All prices are correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers are subject to availability.
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Five winners will get the top prizes, while 250 runners-up win a breakfast hamper.
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The expanded line-up includes meaty Burnt Ends (£7.50), cheese & jalapeno hot dogs (£3.75) and a chocolatey marshmallow S’mores dessert (£3).
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