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Sweet deals: Great two-for-one restaurant specials around SA

Tired of munching on those pre-payday crackers? Looking for a great date night on a dime? Luckily for you, restaurants across Mzansi are dishing up some delicious two-for-one specials that are perfect for an evening with your nearest and dearest. Here’s a handy list of places to go for your next wallet-friendly meal.

Countrywide

Panarottis

Buy one standard size pizza or pasta and get one free. (You will pay for the most expensive one.) Upsize to a large pizza for an extra R22 per pizza. This special is available all day on Tuesdays.

Inside the Panarotti's in Paarl. Photo supplied.

Inside the Panarotti’s in Paarl. Photo supplied.

Spur

Buy one burger and get one free all day on Monday. This applies to the original beef, chicken, rib, soya and Texan-fried chicken burger. No takeaways. Also order two steaks and get the cheapest one free on Thursdays.

Johannesburg

Piza e Vino (Melville, Midrand, Irene, Rosebank)

Enjoy their ‘Wine and Dine’ special by ordering any pizza or pasta (excluding their seafood options), plus a drink of your choice, for only R89 per person. This special is only available on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Pizza at Piza e Vino. Photo supplied.

Pizza at Piza e Vino. Photo supplied.

Hooters (Kempton Park, Fourways)

Buy two burgers, pay for one and receive the other absolutely free. This offer is available every Monday from 5pm to 10pm and only for the purpose of dining at the restaurant. The special is not to be combined with any other discounts or promotional offers.

Vini’s Restaurant (Bedfordveiw)

Take advantage of their pizza takeaway special: Order any three pizzas or pastas and pay for only two, receiving the cheapest one free. This special is available every day.

Yamitsuki (Bedfordview)

On Mondays, get two of the same colour plates of sushi for the price of one.

Pretoria

DK Burger (Waterkloof Ridge)

Get two burgers for the price of one all day on Tuesdays only.

Ed’s Diner (Centurion)

Sip on the daily cocktail special from 12pm to 9pm: Order one and get another of the same for free. This special is available every day of the week.

Hooters (Willows Crossing)

Buy two burgers, pay for one and receive the other absolutely free. This offer is available every Monday from 5pm to 10pm and only for the purpose of dining at the restaurant. The special is not to be combined with any other discounts or promotional offers.

Mimmos (Brooklyn)

On Mondays and Tuesdays you can get two classic Mimmos pastas or pizzas for the price of one (R109.90).

The lasagna at Villa San Giovanni. Photo supplied.

The lasagna at Villa San Giovanni. Photo supplied.

Villa San Giovanni (Wonderboom Airport)

On Mondays, diners can order any two pizzas or pastas and get the cheaper one for free. This special is available for eat-in purposes only.

Durban

The Big Easy (Durban Central)
Get three tidbit (tapas-style) menu items for the price of two on Tuesdays, from 5pm to 7pm.

inside at The Big Easy

Big Easy Winebar & Grill Bar. Photo supplied.

Hooters (Umhlanga)

Buy two build-your-own burgers and receive the other absolutely free on Mondays.

New York (Morningside)

On Wednesdays, enjoy two burgers for the price of one at this popular spot.

Papa Giovanni’s (Hillcrest)

Enjoy any two large pizzas for takeaway and receive a selected pasta for free. This offer runs from 5pm on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays.

RJ’s Steakhouse (Florida Road)

Every Monday, meat lovers can buy one juicy burger for R65.95 and get another one free.

Taco Zulu (Berea)

Order two burgers or two burritos plus two Amstel draughts and pay R149. Or take advantage of the two-for-one cocktails special on Sundays.

Waxy O’Connors (Westville)
Get two burgers and two beers for the price of one at this Irish pub. The deal is available on Wednesdays and costs R99.

Woodcutters (Westville)

For a Thursday treat, order one of the popular burgers off the menu for R74.90 and get one free.

Cape Town

Barristers Grill (Newlands)

Order any juicy Barristers steak dish and get a second main course free. This special excludes takeaways and is available from 6pm on Mondays.

Cabrón Taco Bar (City Bowl)

At this new taco hatch, order any taco and receive another one free. This is valid on Tuesdays from 3pm onwards.

Café Mojito (City Bowl)

Buy one flame-grilled burger and get one free all day on Wednesdays. Choose between a classic 200g barbecue burger; a crumbed chicken burger with spicy mayo; a calamari burger with fried calamari strips and spicy mayo; and a vegetarian burger with a mix of seasonal veggies.

Catch 22 (Table View)

Sit down on Thursdays for the two-for-one sushi special, for which you can receive a second portion of your selected sushi free when you order maki, California rolls, fashion sandwiches, nigiri, sashimi or salmon roses, but you also need to order at least one drink. This is available from 5pm to 10pm.

Sushi at Catch 22. Photo supplied.

Sushi at Catch 22. Photo supplied.

Clarke’s (City Bowl)
Take advantage of two-for-one Tuesdays, where you can get two cheeseburgers for the price of one, or two zucchini and beet burgers. This is valid between 6pm and 7pm.

Eat Out the Box (Wynberg, Rondebosch)

Order a large pizza with three toppings and get another one for only R169, or buy a pizza and get a burger free for R159. This offer is valid for takeaway only, Thursday to Sunday.

Engruna Eatery (Sea Point)

Bite into their two-for-one burger special. Buy one classic burger and get the other free from Monday to Wednesday, 5pm to 7pm.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)

Look forward to this new pizza joint’s two-for-one pizza deal on Thursdays between 6pm and 7pm.

HQ (City Bowl)

On Monday nights enjoy a two-for-one deal on HQ’s signature sirloin steak with chips. The two-course set menu includes a salad, steak and chips. The restaurant fills up quickly, so there are designated seating times at 6pm and 8.30pm.

Manga (Mouille Point)

On Tuesdays, enjoy Manga’s two-for-one sushi deal or book a table on Thursdays for their new two-for-one tapas deal when all tapas dishes are on promotion for lunch and dinner.

A plate of sushi at Manga in Mouille Point. Photo supplied.

A plate of sushi at Manga in Mouille Point. Photo supplied.

Mangata (Simon’s Town)

Take advantage of the Mussel Monday Madness special, where you get two main mussel dishes for the price of one (R195).

Sotano (Mouille Point)

Order two juicy lamb burgers for the price of one (R90) from 5pm on Wednesdays.

Van Hunks (Gardens)

On Sundays order any two standard burgers, with onion rings and chips, and pay R100 for both. This is valid all day on Sunday.

Villains Ale House (City Bowl)

Take advantage of this buzzing ale house’s Wednesday deal. Enjoy two-for-one burgers all day on Wednesdays, followed by happy hour.

Winelands

Steffanie’s Place (Somerset West)

Order any two mains and pay for only one. This special is available every Tuesday and Thursday evening. Booking is essential.

The Trumpet Tree Social Café (Stellenbosch)

Buy one pizza and get one free on weekdays before 5pm.

The Trumpet Tree. Photo supplied.

The Trumpet Tree. Photo supplied.

Do you know of a fantastic two-for-one food special in your neighbourhood? Tell us about it in the comments below and we’ll check it out.

Please note that while we take care to ensure the accuracy of the information above, some deals may change without our knowledge.

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