WITH Easter holidays fast approaching (March 31 to April 16), feeding the family can be daunting task for many families during the continued cost of living crisis.

To help out over the holidays, various restaurants, cafes and supermarkets are offering free, or cheap, meals to children this Easter to help families in need.

So we have rounded up a list of restaurants and cafes dishing out free, or cheap, meals for children in Reading:



  • Beefeater - Beefeater restaurants have an unlimited breakfast buffet for £9.99 per adult. Two kids under 16 eat for free with every adult breakfast purchased.
  • Yo! Sushi - From Monday, April 3 to Friday, 14, children eat free all day when dining with a full-paying adult. One child eats free per £10 spent on food by an adult. Maximum of three kids per booking.
  • Bills - Up to two kids can eat free all day from Monday, April 3 to Friday, 14 (excluding weekend 8th and 9th). The offer applies when one adult orders any main dish from the breakfast, lunch or dinner menu. 
  • Bella Italia - Children eat for £1 with the purchase of every adult main from 4-6pm on Monday to Thursday. Kids can enjoy three courses and a drink for just £1. The offer applies to children aged two to 11.
  • Prezzo - This offer applies only for o2 and Virgin Media customers. For o2 or Virgin Media customers, children under 10 can get one free, three course kids meal, all day, on any day at Prezzo. This offer runs from March 31 to April 16. No adult meal purchase necessary.
  • The Victoria Cross Pub (Hungry Horse) - Every Monday the Hungry Horse pubs have selected kids’ meals for £1 and larger meals for £1.50.
  • The Real Greek - One free kids meal per adult spending £10 or more on Sunday's only. The offer includes a meal from the childrens menu, a drink and ice cream. Available to all children under 12.



  • Morrisons - Children eat free at Morrisons cafe when an adult spends £4.50 or more on a meal. Kids meal includes piece of fruit and Tropicana Kids Orange or Apple drink or bottle of water.
  • Asda - Children eat for £1 at Asda. Maximum of one meal from the kids menu per child, per day. This offer now includes new vegan and healthy meal options from Monday, March 20.
  • Sainsburys - Kids eat for £1 with the purchase of an adult hot main.
  • Marks and Spencer - Children get a free meal deal, including a main, snack and drink, when an adult spends £5 or more in the M&S Café.