Finally we’ve got some great news for hard-pressed parents flying from Heathrow during school holidays… kids can eat free!
Anyone attempting to holiday with kids will know all about the price hikes that hit their wallets and purses when the school bell rings on term-time – so free meals will certainly help ease the pain.
Here are the details you need – and don’t forget to SHARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS so they don’t risk missing out.
How much can I save?
Even with kids’ menus, feeding just a couple of kids in one of the terminal can easily cost at least £20. This can easily be saved if you take advantage of the kids-eat-free deal on offer.
Should I eat before or after security?
Make sure you wait until you’ve passed through security before grabbing a table – there’s only one restaurant offering the free food deal (Carluccio’ in Terminal 5).
If you’re worried about grumpy, hungry kids as you queue to pass security, simply pack a few snacks before you leave home – buying them at the airport will incur a heavy hit to your budget.
How do I get the kids-eat-free deal at Heathrow?
It’s simple. Just head to one of the participating restaurants and grab something tasty from the menu.
Are there any terms and conditions I need to be aware of?
Yes… unless otherwise stated at the restaurant, it’s one free children’s meal with each adult main course purchased.
The free meal must be a regular size, or from the children’s menu. Free meals for kids can’t be used in conjunction with any other promotions.
There’s also a minimum spend of £9 (except The Commission in Terminal 4 where the minimum is £10.95).
What are the age limits for the kids-eat-free meals?
Here are the age limits for kids looking to grab some free food…
Children 12 years or younger: La Salle, Huxleys, Oriel, Ca’puccino, Gordon Ramsay Plane Food, The Commission
Children 10 years or younger: Bridge Bar, The Perfectionists’ Café, The Prince of Wales , and Carluccio’s
What are the dates that free meals apply?
These are the dates that the free meal deal is running. They should coincide with school holidays, but remember to make sure your school’s holiday dates don’t fall outside.
- 24 May 2018 – 3 June 2018
- 19 July 2018 – 2 September 2018
- 18 October 2018 – 28 October 2018
- 6 December – 6 January 2019
- 7 February 2019 – 24 February 2019
It’s worth noting that The Perfectionists’ Café (T2) and Gordon Ramsay Plane Food (T5) offer these deals all year.
Can I have a terminal-by-terminal guide to where the free meals are served?
You certainly can – here’s the essential information you’ll need to find the free meals for kids.
The Perfectionists’ Café (available all year)
Oriel Grande Brasserie
The Prince of Wales
Huxleys (extended for Kids Fly Free from 1 June to 5 November 2018)
Carluccio’s (before security)
Gordon Ramsay Plane Food (available all year)
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