Eat Out To Help Out is over. And so are the EOTHO September extensions. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned from the last two months, it’s that everyone loves a deal. And we mean everyone. So whether you regularly finesse a £3 smoothie as part of a Boots meal deal, or your career has at one point relied on the word - hey there Noel Edmonds - this guide is for you.
Discounts, set menus, and happy hours - they’re all in this list of the best spots you can get discounted meals in London right now. And if you know of a deal that we haven’t covered here, let us know by emailing london@theinfatuation.
Smokestak have brought back their set menu every weekday for lunch and early evening bookings. Which means if you book a table from 12pm to 3pm or 5pm to 6pm, then you can get four courses for £15.
Oklava is offering a £25 set menu which includes things like grilled hellim and black sea pide, for bookings between 8.45pm and 9pm.
This American restaurant and bar in Covent Garden is continuing the Eat Out To Help Out discount on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until the end of October.
If you’ve been dreaming of bottomless pasta, you should head to Westfield’s Pastaio on a Thursday. For £25 you can get unlimited plates of pasta plus an aperol spritz.
At this Chinatown restaurant, you can get 50% (up to £6) off every Tuesday to Thursday in October.
Mondays to Wednesdays throughout October, this Thai restaurant in Shepherd’s Bush will be offering an early bird set menu for a tenner per person from 5pm to 7pm.
Middle Eastern spot, Honey and Co, is continuing EOTHO until the end of October. That means you can get up to a tenner off Tuesdays to Fridays from 11am to 6pm.
On Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays in October, this Malaysian restaurant in Chinatown is offering 50% (up to £10) off food and soft drinks.
You can get a meal deal including half a chicken and rum punch for £14 every Monday and Tuesday throughout October at this Caribbean restaurant in Brixton.
This Japanese spot on Woodstock Street is offering 50% (up to £10) off Mondays to Fridays from 5pm to 6pm throughout October. And they have a terrace with outside heaters and blankets.
You can get two meals, along with a selection of four Japanese beers or a bottle of house wine, for £40 at this katsu specialist in Angel. The offer is valid every day except Sunday.
The ‘beat the curfew’ menu at this Irish spot in Shoreditch means you can get a three-course meal and a cocktail for £20, from 4pm to 6.30pm.
Until the 18th October, this steak spot will be continuing their EOTHO discounts.The discount applies in their Marylebone, Soho, and City restaurants, and you have to show your server this Instagram post.
Your face is going to get significantly happier when we tell you that this pizza place in Kings Cross is offering 50% off pizzas on Mondays to Wednesdays until the end of October.
Both the St Katharine Docks and Aldgate locations of this handmade pasta restaurant are offering 50% (up to £10) off pasta on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout October.
You can get 50% (up to £10) off a meal and a free tequila shot or glass of champagne on Mondays to Wednesdays throughout October at this Kensington spot.
This little wine bar in Covent Garden is offering 25% off for early birds who book a table between 5pm to 5.45pm.
Fine dining restaurant Kahani is extending the EOTHO offer, from Sundays to Wednesdays throughout October. They’ve also extended their opening hours meaning you can get the discounts from 5pm onwards Tuesdays to Saturdays, and from 12.30pm on Sundays.
Wardour Street spot Orient London is offering 30% off food and non-alcoholic drinks on Mondays and Tuesdays until the end of October.
Any tables booked at Pophams pasta restaurant between 6pm to 6.30pm will receive 10% off the bill.
Until the end of October, this new pizzeria in Dalston is offering 20% off for dine-in customers who visit before 7pm.
This piri-piri spot has extended the 50% (up to £10) discount to Mondays and Tuesdays throughout October at both its Southwark and Shoreditch locations.
Upper Street’s rustic Italian spot, Terra Rossa, is extending the EOTHO discount from Mondays to Thursdays until November. Discounts can be applied to bookings only.
At this Vietnamese spot in Shoreditch, you can now get 25% off your bill from Tuesdays to Thursdays until the end of October.
Italian-style steaks, pastas, and up to a tenner off is what you can expect at the South Kensington, Clerkenwell, Southwark, and Battersea locations of this restaurant.
You can get 20% off all food ordered between 4pm and 6pm on Tuesdays to Sundays, at both Kentish Town and Highbury locations, until the end of October.
This bar and terrace inside the Standard Hotel is continuing the EOTHO discounts with 50% (up to £10) off food on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout October.
This wine bar has an Italian-inspired menu of pasta, small plates, and sharing plates, and will be offering 50% off up to £10 all night Monday to Wednesday, and from 4-6.30pm, Thursdays to Sundays throughout October.
This spot in St. James’s has a new Curfew Supper, which consists of a plat du jour and a glass of wine for £20. It’s available Tuesday to Saturday, from 8.45 to 9.30pm.
The three-course set menu, including things like rigatoni al ragu, and burnt ricotta cheesecake is reduced from £33 to £23 per person if you book a table from 5 to 6.30pm, Mondays to Thursdays.
If you visit this modern Indian spot between 5 and 6pm, you can get 20% off your meal. That means 20% off that excellent Keralan fried chicken. FYI, that’s everyday, at all three locations (White City, Soho, and Brixton).
Highbury wine bar and restaurant, Top Cuvee, is offering a 25% discount for anyone that books a table before 6pm throughout October.
The return of the £10 menu at this Xi’anese specialist spot means that from Mondays to Wednesdays from 12pm - 10pm you can get a starter, any noodle dish, a drink, and dessert for a tenner. No small print, just hand-pulled noodles and happiness. Also available at their Euston and City branches.
At this neighbourhood restaurant and wine bar you can now get a set ‘pre-theatre’ menu from 6 to 7pm starting with one course for £18, and 2 courses for £25. They also have a four-course set menu from 7.30 onwards for £35.
You can now get a set ‘pre-theatre’ menu from 6 to 7pm starting with one course for £18, and 2 courses for £25 at this seafood restaurant and wine bar in Highbury. They also have a four course set menu from 7.30 onwards for £35.
Starting dinner service at 5pm, this British pub in Camberwell, is now offering a complimentary aperitif or starter with all bookings made before 6pm.
Bombay Bustle is home to some excellent lamb chops, rarah keema pao, and a deal that means you can get 50% (up to £10) off when you book a table between 5 and 6pm any day of the week throughout October.
This tapas spot from the people behind Moro is offering 25% off the total bill, Mondays to Fridays until the end of October. This deal can only be redeemed if you reserve a table beforehand and quote EATOUT25.
This seafood spot in Notting Hill is serving oysters for £1 a pop from 5pm to 7pm.
You can get Italian classics like bruschetta and spicy meatballs as part of the special set menu at this Islington trattoria. Choose from two courses for £10.50, or three courses for £13.50.
To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, Delhi Grill is offering 30% off (up to £10 per person) Mondays to Fridays, seven days a week.
The lunchtime deal at this burger spot in Soho means you can get any burger, chips, and a soft drink for a cheeky tenner. The offer is on Mondays to Fridays between 12pm to 5pm.
Soho’s Manteca is now open for lunch and offering a three-course menu for a tenner. The menu includes focaccia, a small plate, and your choice of pasta. The £10 menu will also be available 5pm to 6pm, Mondays to Fridays.
This modern European spot in Brixton has things like buffalo mozzarella with shallots and crispy sage on the menu, and for bookings before 6.15pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, you can get their set menu at a discounted price of £33.
Casual all-day wine bar Levan is now starting dinner service at 5.30pm and offering their set menu at £33 to diners who join them for the first sitting. Plus, they have a lunch set menu every Friday where you can get two courses for £18 or three for £22.
This London Fields spot serving vegan noodles, dumplings, and bao is now offering some of its popular dishes at a discounted price from 6pm to 8pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays. They’re also doing a beer and shot for £3.
The smoked meat specialists at Hot Box are offering 20% off all food and two for one cocktails, wines and beers on Tuesdays to Fridays, 5pm to 6.30pm.
Crab meat spinach dumplings, sautéed scallop, and 25% off (up to £5 per person) Mondays to Thursdays throughout the whole of October are just three things you can get from both Royal China Club’s Baker Street and Canary Riverside locations.
Fancy a free bottle of prosecco? All you have to do is visit this Borough Market restaurant and fishmonger on Monday to Saturday between 5pm to 6pm and order the seafood platter. Oh, and quote ‘pop the curfew’ when making a reservation.
This excellent British restaurant now has a £10 ‘Steak Out To Help Out’ lunch menu from Tuesdays to Saturdays. The menu includes bavette steak with tarragon mayonnaise, confit potatoes, and treacle tart with clotted cream for dessert.
This Argentinian spot in Marylebone has a prix fixe menu which you can get on Wednesdays to Saturdays from 12pm to 2.30pm, and Tuesdays to Saturdays from 5.30pm to 6pm. The menu includes two courses for £19.50, or 3 for £23.50.
Technically this isn’t new, or different, to what our favourite Bloomsbury wine bar has been doing forever, but the set lunch menu had to be included in this list. Why? Because for £22 you can get three courses of excellent food, including things like baked chalkstream trout and roast Cornish gurnard & peperonata. They also have a two-course option for £18.
You can get a pre/post theatre set menu which includes two courses for £20 at this modern Indian spot in the West End. They have a great tikka masala and an option to get three courses for £25.
The mains at this British restaurant in Kensington are usually around the £20 mark. Which is what makes their £20 set lunch and dinner menu feel like such a bargain. Choose between two courses for £20, or add on a dessert for £24.
Two courses of steak hache and delice au chocolat noir can be yours for under £11 at this re-opened French brasserie in Islington. The prix-fixe is on all day, and if you’re happy to spend a little more you can get three courses and a glass of wine for £19.75.
The lunch special at this Italian spot off Columbia road includes things like mozzarella fritta and pollo e patate. One course for a tenner, two costs £15, and both include a glass of wine. It’s available Tuesdays to Fridays from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.
HAPPY HOURS & DRINKING DEALS
Casa Do Frango
You can get £5 cocktails from 4pm to 6pm everyday at both the Shoreditch and London Bridge locations of this piri-piri restaurant.
At this Bahraini spot in Chelsea, cocktails are half price between 4pm to 7pm, every day.
Two for one cocktails are available at both the Dalston and Peckham locations of this pizza restaurant, Mondays to Fridays from 5pm to 7pm.
This spot in St Pancras is offering £5 cocktails from 4pm onwards throughout October.
Thursdays to Saturdays, this bar and terrace inside the Standard Hotel, is offering two for one on cocktails from 7pm to 9pm.
Aperitivo hour at this Soho bar means you can get some drinks for £6 until 7pm, every day.
Tooting cocktail and wine bar, Goldfinch, have a new early-bird menu of six cocktails, and you can get two for £12 until 5pm, everyday.
This café and restaurant is offering 50% off espresso martinis, chef’s margaritas, and negronis on weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. The offer is also available in their King’s Cross, Fitzrovia, Bankside, and City locations.
This all-day spot in Chelsea is offering 50% off espresso martinis, chef’s margaritas, and negronis on weekdays from 4pm to 6pm.
Lucky & Joy
You can get two for one cocktails at this fun Chinese-influenced restaurant in Clapton on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 5.30pm to 7pm.