People in the UK as well as Americans are fanatic about their food. They will either be fanatic about building the most perfect kitchens and cooking the most perfect meals in them, or they will be passionate about dining out as often as possible. But of course, now that people have fewer resources to fall back on, it can be kind of hard often to fund this kind of passion. You might get out nearly as much though if you know a few tricks to snag a few restaurant deals.
Now, a restaurant discount doesn't mean you're supposed to stay away from the dessert cart, the bar and the good side of the menu. It's about taking a tour of every part of the restaurant and bar menu that you like, but doing it in moderation and paying very little.
The first thing you want to do is to see if the website of the restaurant you're interested in has anything for you. It used to be that restaurant websites were about the least well-designed ones ever. These days though, they're putting a lot of effort into making every page a kind of experience in its own right.
Even better, if you're interested in visiting the restaurant, they are going to have a restaurant discount coupon for you to print out or take to the restaurant on your smartphone.
If you have a favorite restaurant, you must be sure to check to see if they have a frequent diner program. Your frequent diner points could save you a lot of money.
Lots of cities have food lovers’ weeks throughout the year when local restaurants get together to offer inexpensive meals for two for just $50 or so. Even the expensive restaurants that are usually off-limits to regular people tend to open up to the $50 crowd this way.
Of course, people love Spree Book as a way to enjoy some of life's finer pleasures at a discount. But a coupon book like the Entertainment Book can a great investment at $20. They publish these coupon books for nearly every town in America.
The restaurant reservation company OpenTable has a great line inrestaurant discount offers. Make a reservation for your restaurant through them, and you'll get loyalty points. You'll even learn how at some restaurants, there are specific slow hours that they like to push. Make a reservation for one of these times, and you'll get a $10 discount right away.
OpenTable isn't the only one taking advantage of how people browsing looking at one-stop restaurant websites like to be offered a few discounts. Restaurant.com is another one of these places. Go over to this review site, and they reward you with gift certificates for everything. Sign up for their newsletter, and you get a $25 gift certificate for $2.