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The Best January Restaurant Deals and Soft Launch Offers

One good reason not to give up indulging in January: there are tons of great food and drinks offers going down right now. From free Blue Monday cocktails, to half price crèpes and 2-4-1 vegan dinners, here are the best bar and restaurant deals out there this month. Enjoy!

***BEST DEAL***

Rudie’s Boxpark

What’s the deal? 50% off THE WHOLE ENTIRE bill

When: 11th–14th January

Get 50% off all your dinner and cocktails when you pay a visit to our favourite Jamaican restaurant Rudie’s during their soft launch at Boxpark. To get in on the action, subscribe to Rudie’s newsletter on their website.

Rudie’s, Units 44 & 45, BOXPARK Shoreditch, 2–10 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY


Other deals we spied:

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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Carluccio’s

What’s the deal? £1 main when you buy another main

When: Until 8th February

Treat your date with a £1 meal at Carluccio’s – they’ll never know;  just download your voucher on their website and sneak it to your waitress when they’re in the loo.

Carluccio’s, various locations


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Claw

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


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Cottons

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


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Camino

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


Blue Monday Deals

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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


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PAUL

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