Eat Out to Help Out

By getoutandbout | Jul 31, 2020
Europe > United Kingdom

Eat out to help out out! What is it and what’s it all about? How does it work? Who is involved? Well….read on to find out everything you need to know! 😀

What’s it all about?

The UK government has launched this amazing scheme in an attempt to encourage the public to support the struggling restaurant industry as the economy seeks to recover from the coronavirus lockdown.

Announcing the plan, Rishi Sunak said: “To get customers back into restaurants, cafes and pubs, and protect the 1.8 million people who work in them, I can announce today that, for the month of August, we will give everyone in the country an Eat Out to Help Out discount.”

How does it work?

  • When you dine out from Monday to Wednesday in August, starting from 3rd August, you will get 50% off the price of your meal including non-alcoholic drinks, up to the value of £10 per head. (includes children)

  • You don’t need a voucher to use the scheme and you can use it at the same time as other offers and discounts as many times as you like during the month of August.

  • There is no minimum spend but service charges aren’t included.

  • The offer is only valid for eat-in meals. Take-aways and delivery orders won’t count.

Who is involved?

Well, that’s easy! Since there are over 130,000 participating businesses though, you’ll forgive me if I don’t list them all here. 😜 However, if you click on the link at the bottom of this post you can then add any postcode in the UK to find a list of participating businesses in that area.

Find yourself a local business either in your local town or somewhere you might be visiting during the month of August. Then simply pop along, sit down and have a delicious meal with your family or friends! We’ve already booked ourselves a table! 😉🍽🥣☕️🥤

NOTE: After you click on the button at the bottom of this post the page should look something like the image below 👇 but keep reading for some of my own personal favourites 👇 😉

Since I’m a local I’ve listed just a few of my favourite places to go below that are participating in Skipton. These aren’t the only ones though – just add the local postcode to the postcode finder on the govt website to find many more! 😀

Coffee Shops

  • Bean Loved – BD23 1DY
  • Steep & Filter – BD23 1DZ
  • Clubhouse Coffee & Cycles – BD23 2HR
  • Kibble Bakery – BD23 1HY
  • The Coffee House – BD23 1LQ


  • The Flip Side Crepes – BD23 1RD
  • Mastab’s – Indian – BD23 2LP
  • Leylak – Turkish – BD23 1JZ


  • The Bull – BD23 3AE
  • The Tempest Arms – BD23 3AY

How cool is this scheme though and how much money is it going to save for you and your family if you decide to partake of this offer! Most of all though, is how this is going to help all of us, including those businesses who need help to survive through this awful coronavirus outbreak!

Tell me…..where will you be going to get your 50% discount??

Where can you go?

United Kingdom Restaurants COVID-19 Budget Europe Food

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Written by Christine Williamson
Hi, I’m Christine and I love to share my own personal travels and adventures with others about places to go and things to do and see once you get there, particularly in my local area. I also love to support local small businesses that I think people might find interesting too. For example, places to stay, to go for a bite to eat or simply for a cup of tea or coffee and about interesting places to shop too. My hope is that you will find this information useful and interesting , especially if you plan on visiting the same places. At the very least you might like to start to make a list of places you’d like to visit from the informat... Read more

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