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Best Birthday Freebies UK For 2023

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3 Jun 2023

Discover the best Birthday freebies in the UK for kids and families that you can grab to celebrate that special day in 2023.

We all love celebrating our birthdays and enjoy receiving cards, gifts and messages from family and friends.

But did you know that lot’s of brands offer special freebies to help make your birthday extra special? From free food, drinks, vouchers exclusive offers and discounts discover all the free birthday treats you can get in the UK for 2023.

Free Gift Vouchers

Hotel Chocolate – Free £5 Voucher or Chocolates 

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The popular luxury chocolate shop, Hotel Chocolate offers free chocolates on your birthday.

You need to join Hotel Chocolate VIP.ME which gives you discounts, previews and entry into prize draws. 

Best of all if you provide your date of birth they will send you a voucher for a free sweet treat surprise. 

We have heard of people getting £5 vouchers with a minimum spend of just £5.01 and also vouchers for specific chocolates. 

The Body Shop – £5 voucher

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Join the Body Shop Club and you will receive a free birthday treat of a £5 voucher.

Plus once you are a member you will receive exclusive invites to parties and for every 500 points you have earned you will receive a £5.00 voucher.

Check out the Body Shop Club here 

Smiggle – Free Birthday Treat (Previously a £5.00 gift voucher)

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Who wouldn’t love a free Smiggle treat for their Birthday? Join Smiggle’s VIP Club to receive a free birthday treat.

In previous years the VIP Birthday treat has been a £5 give voucher with no minimum spend, however, it is not clear what the Smiggle Birthday Freebie will be for 2023. They have also said that codes can only be used on orders over £20.

You need to be signed up to the club at least a month before your birthday date to get the treat. 

The Smiggle VIP Club also offers a discount when signing up along with offer details throughout the year.

To sign up to the Smiggle VIP Club see here. 

Free Cakes and Sweet Treats

Krispy Kreme – Free Donuts

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Who wouldn’t love a free donut? Krispy Kreme offers free donuts during your birthday month. To claim this great birthday treat you need to sign up to the Krispy Kreme Reward and they will send you coupons for you to claim your free Krispy Kreme donut.

Plus by joining the Krispy Kreme Rewards you can collect smiles for free donuts and hot drinks and receive exclusive offers.

For more details about the Krispy Kreme free donuts see here. 

Greggs – Free Cake or Donut

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Another great high street brand offering a free sweet treat for your birthday is Greggs.

Download and sign up for the Greggs app and you will receive a voucher for a free cupcake, creme cake or donut.

Plus with the app, you can collect stamps each time you buy a Greggs product and once you have nine in a category you will get the 10th for free.

Check out more details about the Greggs App here. 

Subway – Free cookie

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Head to Subway on your Birthday and you will get a free cookie. To claim, simply download and sign up for the free Subway Subcard app then visit on your birthday.

The Subway app also offers exclusive discounts and more.

See to download the Subway app. 

Costa Coffee – Free Cake 

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Costa Coffee’s reward scheme doesn’t just give you free coffee. 

If you download the app and enter your birthday, they will treat you to a free slice of cake. 

You simply need to open the app on your birthday and see your reward. 

Take into a Costa Coffee shop and choose your choice of cake. 

Discover more information about the free birthday slice of cake at Costa Coffee here. 

Kaspa’s Desserts – Free Cake or shake with £6.95 spend

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Kaspa’s are offering a free milkshake or a slice of cake on your birthday.

You need to spend £6.95 to free these delights and you need to take a valid ID ( passport or driving licence) to show your date of birth.


Crepe Affaire – A free Crepe

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Grab a free birthday crepe at the Crepe Affaire.

You need to download the free Crepe Affair Club app, then ask your server to scan your unique barcode on the app.

Plus when downloading the app you will get two free crepes and collect stamps on your visits and when you get to 9 you will receive a free crepe voucher.

See here for Crepe Affaire locations and how to download the app. 

Boost – Free Smoothie or Juice

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For a sweet treat with a healthy twist, Boost is offering a free smoothie or juice when you sign up to their Vibecard or download the Boost App.

The free smoothie is claimable 3 days before or after your birthday meaning you can stretch out the celebrations. 

The Vibecard and Boost App also gives you exclusive offers and competitions.

For more information about the free Boost Juice or Smoothie see here.

Lidl – Free Doughnut 

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Join Lidl Plus, Lidl’s reward scheme and you will get a voucher for a free birthday doughnut!

The voucher is valid 7 days from your birthday and there is no minimum spend. 

More details about the free Birthday Doughnut from Lidl here. 


Free Food and Meals

Frankie & Benny’s – Free Main Meal

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Download Frankie & Benny’s reward app and a free main meal on your birthday when two other main meals are purchased (Ts &Cs apply).

The reward app also provides other discounts and offers throughout the year.

See here for details about how to download Frankie and Benny’s app. 

Beefeater Grill – One Free Meal

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Sign up to Beefeater Grill’s Reward Club and you will get a free main meal voucher for your birthday. The voucher will come via email and only one voucher can be used per party.

The Beefeater Grill Reward Club also allows you to collect points with 5 points per £1 spend.

To sign up and more information about the Beefeater Birthday freebie see here. 

Barburrito – A free burrito

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Barburrito is offering to help celebrate your big day with a free birthday burrito. Simply sign up to their Barburrito Rewards app and you will receive a voucher for a free burrito.

Plus the app allows you to collect stamps for free food after each visit.

Check out details about the Barburrito birthday offer here. 

Las Iguanas – Free Meal

Birthday Freebies Las Iguanas LogoLas Iguanas is offering a free meal on your birthday when signing up for their newsletter.

You will need to select your favourite Las Iguanas restaurant and they will send you a voucher for a free meal via email.

The voucher will be 7 days before your birthday. 

To sign up for their newsletter to get a Las Iguanas freebie see here. 

Brewers Fayre – Free Main Meal

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Brewers Fayre is offering a free main meal when you sign up to the Brewers Fayre Bonus Club.

Plus you can collect points to claim free drinks and desserts.

To sign up to the Brewers Fayre Bonus Club see here. 

Free Drinks

There are lots of great pubs and restaurants that offer free drinks on or around your birthday. Most will require a purchase of a meal or other drink. Here are the top picks.

TGI Friday – Free Cocktails for You and Five Friends

Sign up to the TGI Rewards app and you will receive a voucher for your birthday giving you and up to 5 friends a cocktail when dining in. The app also offers you to collect rewards and access to exclusive offers.  Check out details about the TGI reward app here. 

Cafe Rouge – Free drinks for you and your Party

Sign up to the Cafe Rouge Club for special birthday treats including drinks for you and your party. See here. 

Miller & Carter – Free Glass of prosecco for you and your guests

Sign up to the Miller and Carter newsletter at least two weeks before your birthday to receive a free glass of prosecco for you and your guests. Details here. 

Hungry Horse – Free drink

Sign up for the Hungry Horse newsletter and you will get a free drink on your birthday. See here. 

All Bar One – Free Bottle of Champagne

All Bar One is offering a Bottle of Champagne on your Birthday when you sign up to the All Bar One app and there are 4 or more people in your party. Details here.

Other Birthday Freebies

Along with the free food, drinks and vouchers, lots of brands offer great discounts and other treats on your birthday. Here are our top picks.

Build-a-Bear – Count Your Candles discount

Sign up to the Build-A-Bear Bonus Club and on your birthday you will pay just your age for one of their special birthday bear designs – usually £14.00. Details here.

Shop Disney – Discount Code

Sign up for a free Shop Disney account and you will receive a free discount code ( currently 15% in the month of your birthday). You need to have signed up at least 2 months before. Sign up here. 

H&M – 25% off your favourite item

Become a member of the H&M Club and you will get 25% off your favourite item on your birthday. See here to become an H&M Club member

Nike Store – 25% off

Sign up for the Nike Store’s newsletter and you will receive 25% off when you visit a Nike store in your birthday month. Details here. 

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