January Meal Deals

January doesn't need to be a hopeless month. Indeed the warm gleam of Christmas and December has gone, but all isn't lost as London's cafés are coming up with some incredible ideas to assist you with setting aside cash and benefit as much as possible from this month. Here are some of the best January deals.


40% off Mains at Cafe Rouge

40% off Mains at Chiquito

2 for 1 on Mains at Las Iguanas - Sundays to Thursdays Ends 16 Jan




The festive season is officially over, but it's not all doom and gloom... From 2nd January until 11th February buy any full priced main and get the second for just £1/€1*. Sign up to redeem! (*T&Cs apply).

Furthermore, they have 40% off selected lines online and in their deli AND 25% off cook books from the master of Italian cookery, Antonio Carluccio! . Available while stock lasts!



New Year, Same Great Offers! This Veganuary they're giving you 50% off our vegan and veggie dishes every Monday until the 27th January.
Pop in to your local Giraffe and enjoy our delicious vegan and vegetarian range including our vegan Katsu CurryVegetable Gyozas, the Jackfruit Curry and a beautiful Chocolate & Coconut Torte for dessert!


ED's Easy Diner

Enjoy 50% Off Breakfast And Mains All Week, Monday 6th to  Friday 10th of Jan, all day! Tuck in to our great range of breakfast and mains from big American Breakfasts to Burgers, Hot Dogs, Diner Favourites and Salads. 


Pizza Express

30% OFF BILL! You read that right. All food, all drink, including Piccolo menu, valid all day Sunday - Thursday from Sunday 5 to Thursday 30 January 2020 inclusive. . Hands up if your New Year’s resolution is to spend more time with people this year? Well this offer is sure to bring them flocking. From family catch-ups, to mate dates. Make time for each other this January.


Papa John

2019, what a year! To the Marmite lovers, those of you that loved a spicy sting, the hot dog fans, the sweet toothed and lovers of all things festive. 2019 was for you!

So how better to start off 2020 then with an offer that's twice as nice...Buy one pizza, get one FREE! Plus when you place an order for delivery in Jan and add a 1.5 litre drink, you'll be entered into their £5,000 giveaway**!


Richard The First

It goes without saying that Christmas isn’t the only time for giving at Richard The First. ​​That’s why this year to brighten up your January, they are giving unmissable weekly treats to their lovely On Tap users, including complimentary meals and drinks on the house.
​​All you have to do is download their On Tap app and your treats will appear ready to use throughout January. Join them in celebrating the past decade, download the On Tap app and use it to pay your bill thus making your January that little bit more rewarding.


Roosters Piri Piri

Time for your Rooster Piri Piri experience... a free meal for you (up to £10) and 25% off for your guest during January. Choices Local Magazine, has teamed up with Roosters Piri Piri in Wood Green to bring readers a free meal and all you have to do  is book your space, join their mailing lists, and attened with a guest, who pays for their meal with an amazing 25% discount.

There are 4 dates to Choose from: Monday 20th January, Wednesday 22nd January, Monday 27th January and Wednesday 29th January but spaces are very limited so book on early.



We haven't fortgotten those with a tooth for fast food, so get ready: from 4th – 26th January you'll find a fantastic new deal on their app every day so download and check daily.

Only available on the My McDonald's App*


50% off THE WHOLE ENTIRE bill, 11th–14th January, during their soft launch at Boxpark. To claim subscribe to Rudie’s newsletter on their website.


Image credit: Filipe Pinho Pereira

Blacksmith and Toffeemaker

What’s the deal? 2-4-1 on all of the food

When: Now until 31st January

This Islington pub has ditched its meat grinder and is relaunching as a 100% vegan hangout in a bid to be more sustainable in 2018. To celebrate the move, you can get 2-4-1 on all the menu through January – you just need to bring in a donation for the Trussell Trust Foodbank. Check out the Trussell Trust website to see what they’re in need of. Saving money and the world in one go – boom!

Blacksmith and Toffeemaker, 292–294 St. John Street, EC1V 4PA


L’Ami Malo

What’s the deal? 50% off the whole food menu (please note this applies to reservations only)

When: 16th–27th January

Visit a crêperie-meets-sushi bar at new trendy L’Ami Malo, which lands in Spitalfields this month – think Breton-style crèpes served up like little maki sushi rolls and filled with classic French ingredients like Comté cheese, tomato tartare, roasted hazelnuts and baby spinach. And yes, since it’s all new, you can get 50% off all the food during the soft launch period. C’est super!

L’Ami Malo, 14 Artillery Lane, E1 7LJ


Bon Vivant

What’s the deal? 50% off the whole food menu

When: Monday–Thursday, now until 31st January

And ooh la la! The French fun continues with more 50% off action on the food at Bon Vivant in Mayfair. Grab this très bon deal until the end of January, (as long as you book your table in advance). Go for the French snail cassoulet with garlic butter to start, or if that’s too… snaily, go for the gooey honey-baked Camembert, followed by mains like roasted salmon and leek velouté and the Dirty Burger, dripping in cheese and ‘baconnaise’.

Bon Vivant, 75–77 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AP


Cut & Grind

What’s the deal? 50% off the whole food menu

When: 2nd–31st January

Burger place Cut & Grind have also got your back over the cruel, poor January days with 50% off all their food. Check out their new Vice and Virtue burgers – the Vice is a baguette burger (famous in Brussels) with three beef patties, three kinds of cheese, a wedge of 12-inch pork shoulder and topped with Belgian-style fries. Gobble that down while your annoying clean-eating mate Instagrams their Virtue burger – a five-seed bun filled with hummus, chargrilled broccoli, red peppers, heritage tomato and tzatziki.

Cut & Grind, The Urbanest Building, 25–27 Canal Reach, N1C 4DD


P.F. Chang’s Asian Table

What’s the deal? One free small plate

When: Until 31st January (selected dishes apply)

Pimp out your Instagram for free food this month at P.F Chang’s Asian Table in Leicester Square. Just follow @PFChangsAsianTable on Instagram and post a pic of any dish to receive a free small plate.

P.F. Chang’s Asian Table, 10 Great Newport Street,  WC2H 7JA


Ormer Mayfair

What’s the deal? Posh £45pp lunch

When: Tuesday–Saturday, until 31st January

How inconsiderate of your mum/lover/best mate to have a birthday during the poorest month of the year. You might just be able to blag it though with this special January lunch deal at Ormer, which is owned by Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin. It’s £45pp for three courses, plus two glasses of wine, tea, coffee and petits fours. You’ll find dishes like roast suckling pig and orange soufflé with mulled wine ice cream. Usually around 75 quid, it’s quite a bargain.

Flemings Mayfair, 7–12 Half Moon Street, W1J 7BH




What’s the deal? 30% off food

When: 8th–11th Jan

Crab yourself a bargain (sorry!) at Claw’s latest place in Carnaby. These guys specialise in sustainable comfort food seafood dishes, like Crab Mac’n’Cheese and Squid Sloppy Joe. But if the idea of fishy stuff turns your stomach, there’s a whole “Land’ section on the menu too.

Claw, 21 Kingly Street, W1B 5QA



What’s the deal? 25% off food and 2-for-£10 cocktails

When: Ongoing. Monday–Wednesdays for food; Happy Hour cocktails all night on Thursday

Join the Cottons Club loyalty scheme and you can get 25% off food during weekdays, with Happy Hour all night on Thursday with 2-for-£10 cocktails. You can find a Cottons in every corner of London nowadays: there’s one in East (Shoreditch), West (Notting Hill), South (Vauxhall) and North (Camden). Also look out for giveaways on the Cottons social media feed on Blue Monday, where you can win food, booze and bubbly.

Cottons, various locations



What’s the deal? 30% off food

When: All of January

You can cut almost a third of your bill at Camino, a growing chain of Spanish tapas restaurants, with different venues inspired by different regions of Spain. We love the latest one in Shoreditch, with plates from the Castile y León region of Northern Spain and a heated terrace out the front for outdoor drinking – even in chilly January!

Camino, various locations



Steak & Sangiovese for £16 at Vinoteca, various locations
Enjoy Vinoteca’s signature marinated grilled bavette steak, marinated for 24 hours in Arbequina extra virgin olive oil, garlic and herbs and served with hand cut chips, homemade horseradish and watercress, complete with a glass of wine, for just £16. The vino is a vegan Sangiovese Rubicone 2018 from Vinvita in Italy, with dark cherry and plum flavours. If meat’s not your thing, for for the vegan ‘bavette’ – succulent marinated portobello mushrooms with the same trimmings and wine pairing for just £14. Available from 2-31 January 2020 (excluding Sundays) at all of Vinoteca’s London branches (City, King’s Cross, Farringdon, Marylebone and Chiswick).

50% Off Your Main Course at Brasserie Blanc, various locations
Raymond Blanc’s Brasserie Blanc restaurants are offering 50% off all à la carte main courses to ease us into 2020 gently. The menu offers up dishes such as hearty duck leg confit with blackberries, moules frites, Malabar fish curry with toasted coconut, and grilled cauliflower steak with truffle cream. To enjoy a French feast simply sign up to the Brasserie Blanc newsletter here. You can also enjoy the same offer at White Brasserie Co pubs, located around the outskirts of London, Surrey and beyond (sign up to the White Brasserie Co newsletter here). Offer available from 2 January until 12 February (excluding Saturday evening and Sunday lunch) at all Brasserie Blanc’s London branches (Chancery Lane, Charlotte Street, Fulham Reach, Southbank, Threadneedle Street and Tower of London). 


Harvey Nichols £19 Winter Dining Menu, Knightsbridge
The Harvey Nichols Winter Dining Menu offers two courses and a cocktail for just £19, or three courses and a cocktail for £23. Choose from starters, mains and desserts created using seasonal ingredients sourced locally, such as Chanterelle mushroom soup with spinach and ricotta tortellini, pork belly with red cabbage, carrot purée and apple sauce, and desserts such as sticky toffee pudding and passion fruit panna cotta. Choose from two elegant cocktails, the Patron Symphony or Grey Goose Fizz. Available from 7 January until 31 March 2020 at Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Café, Knightsbridge (Mon-Sat 12pm-9pm, excluding 14 February).
Book online at harveynichols.com

OXO Tower Brasserie’s £33 Winter Dining Menu, South Bank
This January, OXO Tower is offering a four-course Winter Dining menu for £39 in the Restaurant or a three-course menu for £33 in the Brasserie. Highlights from the Brasserie menu include chicken and chorizo terrine with pickles and toast, breaded pork schnitzel with creamed-mushroom sauce and sauerkraut, and an orange brûlée with rhubarb and petticoat tails. At the restaurant, you can choose from the likes of sage and cranberry polenta with red and white cabbage, black garlic and sumac, cod with fennel, orange and bay leaf compote, or a free range pork chop with roast heritage star anise carrots, parsnip and whole grain mustard puree. As part of the set menu, guests can also choose between two cocktails – a Pink Margarita or Moscow Mule. Available from 7 January until 31 March 2020, Monday to Saturday, 12pm-9pm.
Book online at harveynichols.com/oxo-tower














£25 Off When You Spend £50 at Cinnamon Kitchen, the City & Battersea
At Cinnamon Kitchen in the City and Battersea Power Station, you can get £25 off when you spend £50 on your next visit before February. Only one offer can be used per table, with a minimum of two people (valid until 31 January, cannot be used on any set menus). If you’re more into brunch, you can also enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles when tucking into the Grand Weekend Brunch at Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea (valid until 31 January, direct bookings only.

Two for £20 at Drake & Morgan, various locations
Drake & Morgan bars and restaurants are offering two mains and two drinks for £20 this January. Perfect for you and your broke buddy, you can choose one main course and one drink each, with meat, fish and plant-based dishes available. The January menu includes the likes of sausage & mash with onion gravy, warm chicken salad with aubergine, peppers, onion, pomegranate, coriander and tahini, and crab and crayfish linguini. Drinks-wise, opt for a bottle of Peroni Libera 0.0%, pint of Meantime Easytime Lager or Kozel, a glass of wine, or a Dry Dragon Real Kombucha. With 20 venues across central London, it’s a good bet for a catch up. This offer must be pre-booked.

50% Off Food at Three Cheers Pubs, various locations
Three Cheers Pubs, which include The Rosendale in West Dulwich, The Avalon in Clapham South, The Latchmere in Battersea and the Bedford in Balham, are offering 50% off food from 2-31 January 2020. Simply visit the website, sign up to the mailing list and take along the voucher with you when you dine. The menus feature plenty of healthy dishes, including vegan and vegetarian options, as well as burgers and cake if you’re quite happy with your waistline, thank you very much! The offer is available on à la carte menus only from Monday to Friday at lunch and dinner time at most pubs, but do check the website as availability differs slightly at the different venues.

YO! Sushi’s January Sale, various locations
YO! Sushi has launched a January sale with 1/3 off all coloured plates and selected hot dishes. Roll your sleeves up and grab those coloured plates off the sushi-go-round, from maki rolls to sashimi and nigiri to teriyaki, you can feast till your heart’s content (just keep your mitts off the yellow plates – they’re not included in the offer). Select hot dishes on offer include chicken, prawn and vegetable gyoza, chicken, prawn and pumpkin katsu curry and Japanese fried chicken. Available Monday to Friday from 6-31 January 2020 when you dine in (not valid on takeaway or delivery orders, and not available at Gatwick, Heathrow T2, Heathrow T3, St Pancras Station and YO! Kitchen Westfield White City).

Rump & Rioja at Jones Family, Shoreditch & Belgravia
The Jones Family Kitchen in Belgravia and The Jones Family Project in Shoreditch are both offering Rump & Rioja for two to share for just £48 in January. Tuck into The Ginger Pig’s 500g 55-day dry-aged Longhorn rump steak with a choice of salad, triple-cooked chips or fries and a bottle of Rioja to share. The steak is finished off on JFK’s Josper grill, caramelising it beautifully. Available Monday to Saturday at both restaurants throughout the entire month (note that The Jones Family Project in Shoreditch will be closed for refurbishment on Monday 6, 13 & 20 ;January). Booking essential.

















Love January at Gordon Ramsay restaurants
Start the year the right way and find another reason to love London this month with Love January at Gordon Ramsay restaurants, where you can enjoy two courses for two people for just £30. The offer is available across eight of Gordon Ramsay’s London restaurants for lunch and dinner until 13 February 2020. Participating restaurants include Heddon Street Kitchen, Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill, maze Grill Park Walk, maze Grill Royal Hospital Road, London House, The Narrow, York & Albany and Union Street Café. Menus vary according to the restaurant, see the website for more details.

Whole Brixham Dover Sole for £20 at Wright Brothers, various locations
Wright Brothers, the seafood and oyster specialists with locations across London, are offering a whole Brixham Dover sole, served with a choice of seasonal salads, for just £20 this January. Head to any of the Wright Brothers restaurants in Soho, Battersea Power Station, South Kensington, Borough Market and Spitalfields to enjoy an incredible Dover sole, hand selected by the Brixham team directly from British boats. You can opt to enjoy one of the new alcohol-free Seedlip cocktails, like the French 86 (a twist on French 75) and the Peach AmericaNO, a complex, bold and bitter drink made with Æcorn Bitter, Æcorn Aromatic and London Essence Peach & Jasmine Soda (not available at Borough Market). Available from 3-31 January. Pre-order is advised.

Bottomless Chaat & Chai for £10 at Cinnamon Bazaar, Covent Garden
Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden is offering Unlimited Chaat & Chai for £10 to ease you into the new year. Enjoy as much of this moreish traditional savoury snack – one of India’s most popular street foods – as you can squeeze in, together with plenty of chai tea. The offer is available from 12pm-5pm for 90 minutes until 31 March (pre-booking recommended, direct bookings only). Cinnamon Bazaar will also be treating guests to a free glass of fizz when tucking into the Grand Weekend Brunch (valid until 31 January, direct bookings only).

50% Off Food at the Alchemist, various locations
Shake up your New Year’s resolutions at The Alchemist with 50% off your total food bill until 31 January 2020. The offer varies according to location. In Canary Wharf, it’s 50% off on Sundays, at Bevis Marks in Aldgate it’s 50% off from Sunday to Wednesday, in Shoreditch it’s 50% off for the whole of January, and on St Martin’s Lane it’s 50% weekdays before 5pm and all day Sunday. Dishes include the likes of pan-friend seabass, crispy pork belly, fragrant chicken katsu curry and kale and hazelnut pesto fusilli. For tables of seven or more, call your local venue and speak to the team directly quoting ‘January Sale’.

Grab & Go Giveaway at Gunpowder Tower Bridge
On Monday 13 January 2020, Gunpowder Tower Bridge is celebrating the launch of its Grab & Go boxes by giving 50 of them away for free. The stylish Indian restaurant offers a modern twist on traditional fare, cocktails and views of the iconic Tower Bridge, as well as its new lunch box options. Choose from the likes of Karwari Spiced Soft Shell Crab Butties, Venison Keema Masala with Butter Brioche Rolls, and Punjabi Saag Panner, Caramelised onions & Pulao Rice boxes (usually priced from £7.50-£9.50). The 50 free Grab & Go boxes will be available from 12.30pm on a first-come-first-served basis.


The best high street deals for vegans

  • All Bar One - Special Veganuary menu available from 6th January to 29th February - 2 course set menu from £10.95 & 3 course set menu from £13.95
  • Café Rouge - Vegan Afternoon Tea for Two for £29.95 from 6th to 31st January
  • Las Iguanas  – 2 for 1 on vegan main courses, Sunday - Thursday from 1st to 30th January
  • Neds Noodle Bar  – Just £5.95 for any vegan box with a free can or water throughout January, saving 30%. Neds has also just launched a new vegan Black Bean Sauce
  • Pizza Hut  – Download the voucher in the link for 41% off all vegan food on Sundays (post 3pm) and Monday to Thursday (all day) from 6th to 30th January
  • The Real Greek  – Four dishes for £9.95 in the Veganuary Meal Deal. Saving 30%
  • Crosstown - Purchase from a selection of Crosstown's award-winning vegan doughnuts and get a speciality coffee with your choice of alternative milk for just £1.50.  Saving 30%




Image credit: Nicolas Buisson

Frenchie Covent Garden

Everyone dining at Frenchie, Covent Garden, on this depressing day will be cheered up with a round of mini cocktails. Santé!

Frenchie, 16 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QH



Perk up for a pound. On Blue Monday, you can get a single shot of ‘despresso’ for one shiny gold one. Ta Paul!

Paul, various locations

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