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  1. Summer Holiday Club (free activities)
  2. Book a place
  3. Other things to do
  4. Recipe ideas
  5. Claim back childcare costs
  6. Becoming a HAF provider
  7. More information

Recipe ideas

There are also some nutritious, tasty and simple recipe ideas at Food - A Fact Of Life: Recipes.

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge have set up 'Full Time: Get Cooking with Marcus & Tom'. They want to help give children and families the skills and confidence to cook good, proper food in their own kitchens, using the equipment available to them. Visit Full Time: Get Cooking with Marcus & Tom.

Get the family involved and make tasty meals from scratch. Visit NHS: Change4Life.

For ideas on how to help your family cut back on sugar, visit NHS: Change4Life sugar swaps.

Free NHS Food Scanner app

Download the free NHS Food Scanner app and find healthier swaps for next time you shop.

Just scan the barcodes of your family's favourite foods, swipe to see the healthier options available and make a swap next time you shop. Scan, swipe, swap.

NHS: Food scanner app

Places where kids can eat for free or less this summer 2022

There are lots of cafes, restaurants and pubs where children can eat for free or less over the summer holidays. Please check the website information before attending.

Morrisons

Spend £4.99 on one adult's meal to get one free kids meal. All day, every day.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Morrisons: Kids eat free

Asda

Kids can eat for £1 all day, every day during the summer holidays.

For more information, terms and conditions, see ASDA: cafe

Dunelm

One free mini-main, two snacks and a drink for every £4 spent in their in-store cafes.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Dunelm: pausa coffee shops

YO!

Kids eat free from 3pm to 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday until 29 September 2022. One child eats free for every £10 spent on food by the accompanying adult.

For more information, terms and conditions, see YO! sushi: kids eat free

Beefeater and Brewers Fayre

Two kids can eat breakfast for free every day with every adult breakfast purchased. They can also enjoy a 3-course lunch or dinner for £4.99.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Brewers fayre: School holidays

Hungry Horse

Choose any kid's breakfast up to £2.49 for free when you buy an adult breakfast for at least £3.49 in a Hungry Horse pub. Maximum of two kids' breakfast per one adult breakfast. 

For more information, terms and conditions, see Hungry Horse: Kids eat free

Ikea

From 11 July to 3 September, all kids can enjoy any meal from the children's menu for 95p.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Ikea: IKEA food

Bella Italia

Kids can eat for £1 with the purchase of every adult main from 4pm to 6pm, Monday to Thursday.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Bella Italia: Kids

Dobbies

Kids eat free when an adult main meal is purchased. Available daily from 12noon.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Dobbies: restaurants 

Table Table

Kids can eat free breakfast every day and they can enjoy a 3-course lunch or dinner for £4.99.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Table Table: school holidays

Cafe Rouge

Kids can choose 2 or 3 courses from their kid's menu for just £1 with every adult who purchases a main course.

For more information, terms and conditions, see Cafe Rouge: Half term


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