How to Make the Most of Your Tastecard

A tastecard that has been used on a bill at Strada. (Image via TimeOut)

What could be better than heading out with your friends or family for meal? How about 50% off the bill at the end of the night? Sounds too good to be true but that’s exactly what you can get if you have a Tastecard and you know how to use it.

When you spend £45 or more at The Hut, we’re treating you a Tastecard worth £79.99 which saves you 50% off or 2 for 1 in over 7,000 restaurants across the UK. It’s perfect for nights out at university, treating the whole family and for discovering your new favourite restaurant. (This offer has now ended but find more amazing offers at The Hut here).

So let’s start with the basics, what is a tastecard? It’s a discount card that allows you to get 50% off or 2 for 1 on meals across a range of restaurants within the UK from pub grub to Michelin star fine dining. We wanted to make it easy for you get started with your Tastecard so we’ve shortlisted our favourite restaurants and bars for you to check out.


Using Your Tastecard: Where to Eat Out With Friends

A night out with friends is a must, it’s the perfect time to catch up and have fun. If you’ve just started university, what better way to get to know your flat mates than to head out for a meal and a drink (or three)! Or if you fancy a girly catch up,

Check out our shortlist of the best places to eat out with friends where you can make the most of your Tastecard discount.

Tiger Tiger

With destinations across the UK and a huge 50% off your food bill without any weekend restrictions, Tiger Tiger is the perfect place to start a night out. Up to 6 people can take advantage of your Tastecard so get your friends or work mates together and have the best night out!

Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Who can resist a burger? They’re the best comfort food and perfect for when you’re feeling in need of something a little naughty. Get 2 for 1 at Gourmet Burger Kitchen with your Tastecard at 19 restaurants across the UK.

All Star Lanes

We cannot get enough of All Star Lanes, not only is the diner food great but the classic American bowling is so fun! Start your day off with 2 for 1 on all meals then pop in for a game of bowling, strike!

Tiger Tiger bar and restaurant, where you can use your tastecard.

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Using Your Tastecard: Where to Treat the Family

Pizza Express

With over 378 participating restaurants across the UK and no need to book in advance to use your Tastecard to get 2 for 1 on all meals, Pizza Express is perfect for those last minute treats.

Ask Italian

Available all across the UK with over 100 participating restaurants, there something for everyone at Ask. Just remember to book in advance to take advantage of the 2 for 1 offer!

Pizza Express restaurant, where you can use your tastecard.

(Image via Officially London)


Using Your Tastecard: Where to go for Date Night

There’s no excuse not to take the time to have a date night when you can get 50% off the bill, but this probably isn’t the smoothest move for a first date, not everyone will be too impressed when you whip out your Tastecard!

La Tasca

Up the romance by opting for a romantic, sharing dish like the tapas served at the authentic Spanish restaurant La Tasca. Treat your date to 2 for 1 across the 30 tapas dishes on the menu, they’ll love you for it!


Prezzo is the perfect destination for a mid-week date night, with over 190 restaurants across the UK, you’ll be spoilt for choice. With a huge range of Italian favourites on the menu all in the 2 for 1 offer, it would be rude not to!

Prezzo restaurant, where you can use your tastecard.

(Image via Edge Magazine)


Using Your Tastecard: The Hidden Gem

The Whiskey Jar, Manchester

There’s always room for a hidden gem to take you off the beaten track, we’ve chosen The Whiskey Jar in Manchester to share with you. Their award winning pies will satisfy your hunger while you enjoy live music and a wide range of premium whiskeys. Plus, get 2 for 1 on all meals with your Tastecard.

The Whiskey Jar in Manchester, where you can use your tastecard.

(Image via DesignMyNight)

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Clare Potts

Clare Potts

Lifestyle Editor

If I’m not at my desk poring over my favourite blogs and online magazines for inspiration, you’ll find me exploring the fells of the Lake District, trying out a new restaurant or styling my future home on Pinterest.

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