Supermarkets offer budget dining options for Valentine’s Day 2020 – including £6 meal deal
Valentine’s Day is a time when people show feelings of love, affection and friendship. It is celebrated worldwide and falls on February 14 each year. Many people see Valentine’s Day as a special day to express one’s love for another, and that doesn’t mean having to splash the cash on grand gestures or dinners. There are wallet-friendly dining opinions available from the nation’s favourite supermarkets for just the fraction of the cost so which one will you choose?
Tesco – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£20)
Supermarket giant Tesco is offering a huge selection of dishes as part of its romantic meal deal in celebration of the day of love.
With about 15,000 possible combinations, ranging from Finest Lobster Mac and Cheese to classic Beef Wellington, there is a dish for everyone’s taste.
Shoppers can pick up a delicious starter, two main dishes, a side, and a dessert, with the option of a bottle of wine, half a bottle of Champagne or a non-alcoholic alternative.
The supermarket giant is also offering mouth-watering plant-based dishes, for those looking for a meat-free option.
Valentine’s Day 2020: Tesco, Co-Op and M&S dine-in deals for two among best this year
Valentine’s Day is a time when people show feelings of love, affection and friendship. It is celebrated worldwide and falls on February 14 each year.
Marks and Spencer – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£20)
Luxury supermarket M&S is back with it’s popular Valentine’s day dine-in menu which offers an extensive selection of over 30 delicious dishes and over 200 menu combinations.
From Pulled Beef & Truffle Love Parcels to Scottish Salmon En-croute, the supermarket is offering a selection of luxury options.
The meal deal offers a choice of a starter, main, dessert, chocolates and a bottle of drink.
Morrisons – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£15)
Morrisons has brought back its £15 Valentine’s Day meal deal and it includes a bottle of the supermarket’s award-winning Prosecco.
For just a fraction of what a typical meal would cost on Valentine’s Day, lovebirds can choose a starter, main, two sides, dessert, plus a drink with all options taken from its premium The Best range.
The choice of main dishes includes The Best sirloin steak with pink peppercorn butter, which is usually priced at £6 on its own.
Morrisons says their Valentine’s Day meal deal can save customers £19.20 on their candlelit dinner compared to buying each item individually.
There are 33 different options to choose from, with non-alcohol drinkers also able to switch out a bottle of bubbles for chocolates or alcohol-free beverages.
Many people see Valentine’s Day as a special day to express one’s love for another, and that doesn’t mean having to splash the cash on grand gestures or dinners.
Asda – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£15)
Asda is also bringing back their popular mix-and-match meal deal, which costs £15 for two people and includes a starter, a main, two sides, a dessert and a bottle of drink.
The supermarket is offering its customers a range of choices from their “extra-special” range which includes their Extra Special Salmon En Croute, Extra Special Vegan Risotto, and Extra Special Lamb Shank.
Asda is one of the only supermarkets catering to vegetarian and vegan dietary needs, so no one will be left out this Valentine’s Day.
Iceland – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£10)
Iceland is offering it’s customers any three Gino D’Acampo products and a bottle of wine as their Valentine’s Day dine-in option.
Menu options from the frozen food specialist include a mix of meat and veggie dishes including Spicy Mussels Sauce with White Wine and Aubergine Parmigiana, as well as a range of flatbreads and pizzas.
Aldi – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£10)
Budget supermarket, Aldi, is offering it’s customers a dine-in deal that won’t break the bank.
The discounter is launching a range of starters, mains, sides, and desserts for the romantic day, including steak and heart-shaped pancakes.
However, unlike other supermarkets, the deal – which launches in stores on February 11 – isn’t a set price.
Instead, how much you pay will depend on what items you pick from its so-called specially selected range.
The cheapest combination is a £2.99 sharing bread with Camembert, followed by a main of salmon fillets with heart-shaped butter for £3.19, eaten with a side of chips or mashed potatoes for £1.99. For dessert, you might like Aldi’s mini heart-shaped pancakes at £1.49.
This adds up to £9.66 for two, or £4.83 per person – while the most expensive items win the meal deal range cost £13.94 in total – making it a much cheaper alternative to dining out at a restaurant on February 14.
Co-op – Valentine’s Day meal deal (£6)
By far the cheapest dine-in meal deal for two from all supermarkets, Co-op is offering it’s customers a choice of one main, two sides or one main, one side, and one dessert for just £6.