Best student food deals
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Best Student Food Deals

Jennifer Prince January 13, 2022

As a student on a budget, it can be annoying to open the fridge everyday and see ingredients not
meals. When you just cannot be bothered to make a proper meal, these discounts are just what you
need to not break the bank. In a nutshell, downloading the Student Beans and UniDays apps are a
great start. Asking if student discount is applicable whilst showing an NUS Totum card or a student
ID is worth a try in most food establishments. Here are some of the best student food deals out there.

Bon appétit!

Restaurants: For when you fancy a trip out.

Bella Italia

Italian food your go-to? There is a UniDays 30% off deal Sunday-Thursday when you dine in any
Bella Italia restaurant.


Your student ID is an essential when eating at Chiquitos for a 25% discount. Make sure to
wear the sombreros.


Show your student ID at any Itsu restaurant anytime of the day to receive 15% off your

Las Iguanas

Not only do they boast an amazing bottomless brunch, las Iguanas offer a 30% discount on
food Sunday-Thursday.


Simply take your student ID to Pho for 25% off your bill. This one must be the one Pho you.


Prezzo are a students dream with previous deals offering £5 pizzas and 2 for 1 mains. At the
moment they are offering 25% off food Sunday-Thursday with an NUS card. This is one to

Yo Sushi

A wealth of deals are currently on offer at Yo Sushi, UniDays deals on specific meals or an
easy 20% discount.


Dining in with Zizzi as a UniDays account holder means 20% off food. This only applies
Sunday-Thursday so make sure you check the day.

Takeaway: For when you want something other than a meal deal.

Bar Burrito

Bar Burrito seem to love a good student discount, in the past they have boasted deals such
as free burritos and 50% off food. At the moment, with a UniDays account a regular Burrito
is £6. They also have a ‘La Familia’ loyalty card for all customers which rewards regulars with
free food.


First-time Deliveroo customer? With a Unidays account you can get £5 off your first order as
long as you spend £15.


Group pizza night? UniDays strikes again with 35% off when you spend at least £25 on your


When you fancy a sandwich meal at Greggs make sure to show your Student Beans ID or
student card to get a free sausage roll, vegan sausage roll, or sweet treat.


If you are a KFC regular, download the Colonel’s Club app and enter the Student Beans
discount code to get a free snack box when you spend £3.


One of the most straightforward deals, show your student ID at Leon to get a 15% discount
on your order. It is as simple as that.

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Set your alarms for 10:30am, after that you can get a free cheese burger, mcflurry, or mayo
chicken when you order an extra value or wrap meal at Mcdonalds and scan your Student
Beans ID in-store.

Papa Johns

Pizza is 33% off when you hit the minimum spend online at Papa John’s and use Student
Beans. The real question is does pineapple really go on pizza?

Uber Eats

Everyone’s favourite hangover cure is coming in clutch with 15% off your first order with the
UniDays app.

Shop: not until you drop


You can get a 10% in-store discount with an NUS Totum card, and a 10% discount online
with Student beans. Happy shopping!

Hello fresh

Hello fresh offer seasonal discounts and a 10% student discount on every order. Perfect if
you want to get your groceries to your door or try cooking something new.

Hotel Chocolat

Totum cards are worth there money here. Showing your card will give you 10% off in Hotel
Chocolat shops.


Scan the code from the UniDays app at checkout and get 25% off M&S’s sandwiches, wraps,
and ‘food on the move’.

Simply cook

With a Student Beans account and some fresh ingredients you can cook 4 new meals for £3
thanks to a Simply Cook’s delivery.


Tastily deliver pre-cooked meals to your door that only need 3-minutes in the microwave to
finish. Enjoy a whopping 30% off with Student Beans.

Finally, although not exclusively a student discount, it is worth getting a loyalty card for your
local supermarket – save those pennies!

See also: Best student tech deals

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Jennifer is a Manchester-based freelance journalist and has been writing for Freshered since its launch in November 2021. She graduated in December 2022 from The University of Birmingham with a BA (Hons) degree in English Literature, where she spent much of her time writing and reporting for Redbrick Newspaper. A lover of variety, Jennifer covers topics ranging from university advice, live music and theatre reviews, to news and current events, but seeks to expand her work to cover sustainability and the climate crisis. Her aim is to make journalism more accessible to the everyday reader. As a GirlGuiding Volunteer in her spare time, Jennifer is never one to be boring. When she’s not writing she can often be found with her head in a book, trying a new craft, or on the dancefloor.