We already know that Manchester is full of student deals and happy hours, but what about cheap food?

Of course there are tonnes of 2 for 1 deals and 50% off food in Manchester! The city is just set up for students to have the best time.

Check out some of Unifresher’s favourites below…

2 for 1 Japanese buns

Shoryu Manchester

Where? Shoryu, 1 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1RG
When? Mondays
How much? From £4.50 for two buns

There’s nothing quite like a fluffy, filling Japanese bun and on Mondays at Shoryu you can get a fantastic 2 for 1 when you buy ramen. Choose from barbecue pork belly, soy marinated chicken karaage, tiger prawn tempura and grilled halloumi and shimeji mushrooms.

Half price pizzas and burgers

Manchester smokehouse and cellar

Where? Manchester Smokehouse and Cellar, 18-22 Lloyd Street, Manchester, M2 5WA
When? Mondays and Thursdays
How much? Get marghertia pizzas for £8.95

Meat fans, we’ve got your back. Every Monday you can get 50% off mains, burgers and pizzas at the superb restaurant and on Thursdays you can pick up a half-price hamburger.

Half price sushi

Sakana sushi

Where? Sakana, 23 Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5QR
When? Mondays
How much? 16 pieces of uramaki (surf and turf) for £14

If there’s one thing that puts people off sushi it can be the price. However with 50% off sushi on a Monday you can really save a load of dosh (and get your week off to a good start in the process).

50% off burgers and sandwiches

the pen and pencil manchester

Where? The Pen & Pencil Restaurant, 57 Hilton Street, Manchester, M1 2EJ
When? Mondays
How much? Classic beef burger is £3.75

Enjoy a whole 50% off food all day, every Monday, when you book in advance by email (info@thepenandpencilnq.co.uk). You’ll find classic burgers and subs, created with love.

2 for 1 Mexican food

Las Iguanas deansgate

Where? Las Iguanas, 84 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2ER
When? Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Spicy, sharp, fresh goodness can be found at Las Iguanas. Plus you’ll find some fantastic deals there. On Tuesdays, you’ll find Tortilla Tuesday, 2 for 1 on burritos, enchiladas and fajitas. If you miss that you’ll be able to head down on a Wednesday for Nacho Average Wednesday (good pun) for 2 for 1 nachos.

50% off modern British food

Rosylee Manchester

Where? Rosylee, 11 Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M1 1DB
When? Mondays
How much? A poached salman salad is £3.75

There’s no such thing as the Monday blues at Rosy Lee, they say. That’s because the beautiful restaurant offers 50% off all food dishes when you pre-book. It’s not available on set menus or afternoon tea but there’s still lots of great savings to be had.

50% off American breakfasts

Infamous Diner Manchester

Where? Infamous Diner, 3-5 Basil Chambers, Nicholas Croft, Manchester
When? Monday to Friday until midday

Get your weekday off to a corker with some American favourites. You’ll find all the classics including pancakes, and it’s going to taste so much better with 50% off.

Last Updated on September 2, 2022