January is officially the time NOT to give up the booze and food – there’s no better time in the year to grab a bargain/freebie. Get some carbs down you – now! You can diet in March…
Cinnamon Soho – Grazing menu
Where: Kingly Street, Soho
If the credit card is a bit overworked after December, don’t worry, you can grab a ‘Grazing Menu’ at Cinnamon Soho with five dishes for just £10 including steamed chickpea cakes and coconut chutney.
The Prince Arthur - a deal a day!
Where: London Fields
There’s a deal on for every day of the working week at The Prince Arthur – including a bottomless glass of wine!
Drake and Morgan – £10 pie and drink
It’s too cold for salad – who are we kidding! Drake & Morgan know what we’re talking about, they’re offering a ‘Pie In The Sky’ deal across their six venues – a selection of delish pies and a drink for just £10. For a £15 upgrade you can opt for skinny chicken pie and glass of low calorie Champers; or go for the steak & oyster pie with a bottle of premium ale for £15.
Paramount – thrifty 3-courser
Where: New Oxford St
Hot date: tick. Cash: Eek. Don’t fret, you can grab a two-course meal for £18.50 or a three-course meal for £20.50 from Paramount’s new set menu, running from 6 January to 13 February.
Starters, mains and desserts, include warm leek and winter truffle terrine with a confit Burford Brown egg yolk. Salt marsh lamb shoulder with swede, turnips, January king cabbage and honey truffle jus, and for dessert, dark chocolate and orange mélange with aerated chocolate, orange mousse and mandarin sorbet.
Available Monday to Friday. TIP-OFF: First 30 people to book in for lunch will receive a complimentary bottle of prosecco.
Skylounge – free bubbles! (Nuf said)
Where: 7 Pepys St
Listen up ladies, you can chill at Skylounge this Jan with a free glass of fizz every night from 6-8pm. To get the deal, just show your business card on arrival. Sold.
Revere Pubs – Beat the Social Media Clock & grab a bargain
Revere Pubs want to brighten up your gloomy evenings – in the ‘beat the social media clock challenge’. At 20.14 throughout the month, look out for the timely tweet of the following Revere pubs: @Curious_pig / @WhitelionTN30 / @Florentinepub / @Whitehartford/ @Angelandbluepig / @SaracensheadCV7/ @ThelibertineBH4. So fingers at the ready – you gotta RT within 14 minutes and be one of the lucky 14 people each evening to win a top offers/gifts, such as 50% off room nights, complimentary dinners and pizza for a year (woah, it’s gunna be a fat year). So, that’s 14 winners, within 14 minutes after 20.14 in January 2014.
Ed’s Easy Diner - diner deals
Always wanted to try out that cool American diner in Soho? Now’s your chance, with 20% off the bill until 31 January. Burgers, here we come…
Carluccio’s - buy one get one free
From 2 Jan to 11 Feb you can get two meals for the price of one at Carluccios, now that’s what we call a happy wallet.
Bunga Bunga bargain
If diets are well and truly off the menu for you this Jan, then take a trip to Bunga Bunga and get involved with their 5 a day deal. Running every Wednesday in January there’ll be a karaoke and a live music event where for £20 per person you can enjoy all five of the classic Italian components to a night out; 1. a glass of prosecco, 2. a bruschetta, 3. a glass of house wine, 4. a margarita pizza, and 5. a bowl of homemade gelato. (What happened to 6. naughty business though? They left that bit off the flyer)…