A cheaper meal out for every day of the week

It’s that time of the month again, payday’s just gone and it’s time to start planning out a month in scrans. Variety is the spice of life and we’ve got something for everyone in this month’s discount and deals round-up. A diamond scranboree of cuisines and foodstuffs.

Pizza, tasting menus, vegetarian, vegan, you name it, it’s in there for July with something to eat for cheap on every day of the week. Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment and as always let us know what you get. Take pictures, send us tasting notes and tell us what you enjoyed.

Here's a list of our recommended eating-out offers for the month of May. As usual, they’re all handily broken down into suggested days. You're welcome. 

Of course, there's always our trusty app - free to download and with up to 60% off at some of the region's best restaurants.

*Restrictions may apply - check with venues for all T&Cs and timings

Federal Bagels On Deansgate In Manchester
Fiver for a bagel and drink, very tidy Image: Federal


The Pen & Pencil - 50% off food all day Mon only, excluding bank holidays. Bookings must be made in advance. Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ

Alex’s Bakery - Panini, hot or cold drink and cupcake £8.50 Mon - Fri, 8am - 6pm 225 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN

Federal - Bagel and regular hot drink £5 Daily until 12pm 194 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3ND

Riva Blu - lunch offer, any dish £8 Mon - Fri, 12-5pm The Corn Exchange 11 Corn Exchange, Manchester M4 3TR

Our Neighbourhood Bar - 30% off food Mon only, table booking required 113 Lapwing Ln, Manchester M20 6UR

One Pound Tacos At Joshua Brooks In Manchester
£1 tacos, you love to see it Image: Joshua Brooks


Rendition - 50% off food bill Mon - Sat, before 8pm, sign up and table booking required 209 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3NW

Joshua Brooks - £1 tacos Tues only, from 4pm 106 Princess St, Manchester M1 6NG

Haunt - Apertivo hour, complimentary snack with every drink Mon - Friday, 5-6pm 58 Peter St, Manchester M2 3NQ

Instanbul Grill - 20% off food bill Mon - Thu 47 Station Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 9JG

Luck, Lust, Liquor & Burn - £2 tacos Tues only from 12pm 100-102 High St, Manchester M4 1HP

Beef Bones And Whey Soured Onions At Wood Restaurant In Manchester
Two for one on posh nosh at Wood on a Wednesday Image: Wood Restaurant


The Lawn Club - pizza and a soft drink £10 Wed and Thu only, 12-2pm Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HG

Wood Restaurant - 2 for 1 tasting menu Weds only, booking required First Street, Jack Rosenthal St, First St, Manchester M15 4RA

10 Tib Lane - Prix Fixe menu, 2 small plates £19, 3 for £26 Wed - Fri, 12-4pm 10 Tib Lane, Manchester, M2 4JB

Chakalaka - 50% off all mains Weds only. 105a Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW

Kongs Chicken Shop x Northern Monk Refectory - Box meal, chicken mayo sandwich, 3 wings and fries £12 Wed - Fri, until 6pm 10 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF

A Pizza And Glass Of Wine At Mano A Bocca At Sale Waterside Manchester
Fill up before the theatre at Mano A Bocca Image: Mano A Bocca


Ruyi - teatime special, 3 courses £12.50 per person Mon - Thu, 5-7pm, minimum two people 101 Manchester Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9GA

On The Hush - 2 mains and a bottle of wine £22 Wed and Thur, 4 - 7pm 24 Church St, Manchester M4 1PN

Mano A Bocca - pre theatre, starter, main and drink for £15 Mon - Fri, 5-7pm 2A, Waterside Plaza, Sale M33 7BS

Embankment Kitchen - sharing deal, platter and bottle of wine £29.95 Thurs only, minimum two people 16 Chapel St, Salford M3 7NH

Bull & Bear - 2 courses £24.50, 3 courses £29.50 Thu - Sat, 12-2.30pm, Tue - Fri, 5.30-6.30pm 4 Norfolk St, Manchester M2 1DW

Kebabs At Bab In The Northern Quarter Manchester
BAB's your uncle Image: Confidentials


Old Cross Tapas - lunchtime special, 3 tapas and a soft drink £13.95 Fri only, 12 - 5pm 77 Penny Meadow (Upper Floor Entrance on, Old Cross St, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6EL

TNQ - 50% off a la carte menu (food only) Fri only, booking required with code ‘FridayFeels' 108 High St, Manchester M4 1HQ

BAB - Early bird special, 2 courses £15.95 Mon - Fri, 3 - 6pm 14 Little Lever St, Manchester M1 1HR

Dog Bowl - Beer, burger and bowl £15 per person Tues - Fri until 5pm. Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5WW

Corbières - Free pizza with any drink Tues - Fri from 4:30pm til 7:30pm, must show proof of a social media follow. 2 Half Moon St, Manchester M2 7PB

Pepperoni Playboy Pizza At Yes In Manchester
Repeat after me: half price slice, half price slice Image: YES


Chapati Cafe - Any 2 'Rice n Three' meals for £12 5pm - 7pm every day. 496B Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9AS

The Rice Bowl - 2-course lunch and early evening set menu for £16.50 Available Mon - Fri from 12pm - 5pm, and Saturday 12pm - 3pm. 3A Cross St, Manchester M2 1NL

Vero Moderno - Brunch Italiano, 3 small plates and unlimited drinks £24.95 Sat only, 12-2.30pm Unit 4 Vimto Gardens, Chapel street Salford, Greater, Manchester M3 5JF

YES - Half price pizza slices £1.40 Daily, 12-6pm 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB

Evuna - lunch offer, 3 tapas for £13.50 Mon-Sun, 12-4pm All locations 277-279 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EW

Sunday Roast At Masons In Manchester
It's not a Sunday without a roast Image: Mason's


Crazy Pedro's - Bottomless slices and selected drinks for 90 mins, £27.50 per person Available every day, online booking is advised. 55-57 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BQ.

SushiMami - All you can eat sushi £26.99 Mon - Sun from 12pm - 3:30pm. £32.99 Sun - Thurs from 5pm - 10:30pm. £34.99 Friday - Saturday from 5pm - 10:30pm 111 Portland St, Manchester M1 6DN

Namii - 3 kitchen signatures, 2 glasses of prosecco or beer for £33 Available Sun - Fri, until 7pm New York St, Manchester M1 4HN

Masons - Sunday lunch 2 courses for £19 or 3 for £23 Sun only. Ground Floor, Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT

Saltdog Slims - £1 happy hour hotdogs Wed, Thur, Fri, Sun before 8pm 17 Bow Ln, Manchester M2 4FW

Cover image: Embankment Kitchen

If you're after some other great eating out offers, download the Confidentials app for up to 60% off at some of the region's best restaurants and bars. 

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