Cheap Eats: 10 Freebies and Discounts From September 19 to 25

A matcha doughnut-drink bundle for P399, free cake, and more!

( If the past week felt like an impossible bridge to cross, we're here to pat you on the back and say that you made it! It's only right that you celebrate with a feast. The good news is, you don't have to spend big to eat great food—we've rounded up the promos coming up for the week that you absolutely cannot miss.

Matcha Madness at J.CO Donuts & Coffee

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J.CO Donuts & Coffee is offering a special bundle of matcha doughnuts and drinks for just P399, letting you save up to P126. The bundle includes a box of half a dozen doughnuts with a preselected set of flavors: two pieces Mr. Green T, two pieces Mr. Mokacha, one piece Alcapone, and one piece Green Tease. You also get two Uno-sized drinks—choose from the Hot Green Tea, Hot Green Tea Latte, Iced Green Tea Latte, Iced Green Tea Lemonade, and Green Tea Frappe. This deal is valid from September 15 to 30, at all operational J.CO stores for pickup or takeout, or for delivery via GrabFood.


J.CO Donuts & Coffee has branches at UG/F Outside Building B, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City and LG/F Trinoma Mall, Bagong Pag-Asa, Quezon City. See a list of open branches and their contact numbers. For delivery orders, find J.CO on GrabFood. For more information, check out J.CO Donuts & Coffee, Philippines' Facebook page.

Free puto bumbong at Ferino's Bibingka

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What better way to celebrate the dawn of the -Ber months than with puto bumbong—for free? Drop by Ferino's Bibingka and you can get a complimenary Puto Bumbong for every P500 purchase, or Puto Bumbong Caramel and Cheese for every P1,000 purchase. This promo is valid at all their open stores.

Ferino's Bibingka has branches at G/F Landmark Food Center, Landmark Makati, Makati City and Food Center, Landmark Alabang, Festival Mall, Filinvest City, Muntinlupa City. Send Ferino's Bibingka a message on Facebook for a complete list of open branches.


The Perfect Pairing at Scout's Honor

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What are cookies without milk? At Scouts Honor, you can get a bundle with one craft milk of any flavor plus four pieces of either the Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie or Rocky Road Cookie for just P265 (that's P100 off from its original price!). This promo is valid for dine-in, takeout, and delivery (either through their order form or GrabFood).

Scout's Honor has branches at UG/F Main Building, SM City North EDSA, Bago Bantay, Quezon City and 2/F Uptown Place Mall, 36th Street Corner 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. See a list of Scout's Honor branches. For delivery orders, check out this order form or find Scout's Honor on GrabFood. For more information, check out Scout's Honor's Facebook page.

15% discount at Khao Khai

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Want to get your Thai chicken fried fix for less? Open your Foodpanda app and look for Khao Khai, as they're offering their food at 15% off for the whole month of September. That means you can get their signature Gai Tod (street cart-style fried chicken) at P116.92 for one piece or P826.46 for a whole bird; their Kor Moo Yang (grilled fragrant pork) for P109.78, and their Farang Fries (skinny seasoned fries) for P73.19.

For orders, find Khao Khai on Foodpanda. For more information, check out Khao Khai "Thai Chicken House"'s Facebook page.

Free slice of the cake of the day at Cake2Go

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Who can say no to free cake? Certainly not us. Buy Cake2Go's Cadbury Bliss Cake (P850) you can get a free slice of their cake of the day. This promo is valid for in-store purchases until September 21.

Cake2Go has branches at Holy Spirit Drive corner Don Matias Street, Don Antonio Heights, Holy Spirit, Quezon City and C. Raymundo Avenue, Rosario, Pasig City. See a list of Cake2Go branches. For more information, check out Cake2Go Cake Store's Facebook page.


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Free Kani Salad at Tendon Akimitsu

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Salads are a great way to start a meal before you proceed to the heavy stuff. Here's a good reason not to skip your greens: Tendon Akimitsu is letting you get a free serving of their Kani Salad with a minimum order of P499. This deal is valid for dine-in at Tendon Akimitsu's branches at Trinoma and Ayala Malls The 30th, until September 25.

Tendon Akimitsu is at Garden Wing Area, UG/F, Trinoma Mall, Bagong Pag-Asa, Quezon City and G/F Ayala Malls The 30th, Meralco Avenue, Ugong, Pasig City. For more information, check out Tendon Akimitsu Manila's Facebook page.

Buy one, get one Nanyang Milk Tea at Wangfu Chinese Café

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Get twice the milk-tea fun at Wangfu: you can get two servings of their Nangyang Milk Tea (P75) for the price of one. This promo is valid for dine-in, takeout, and delivery (note that for delivery, there's a P300 minimum order). You can order for delivery by sending them a message on Facebook.

Wangfu Chinese Café has branches at . See a list of Wangfu Chinese Café branches. For delivery orders, send Wangfu Chinese Café a message on Facebook. For more information, check out Wangfu Chinese Café's Facebook page.

15% off at Off-Grid

If you're looking for great-tasting takes on shawarma, pares, lomi, and more, look no further than Off-Grid, a virtual food hall by the folks behind The Grid Food Market. They're offering 15% off for the whole month of September when you order through Foodpanda, so you can try their Ang Paw Lomi at P208.25, Kebabu Pork Kebab Shawarma Rice at P246.50 for the regular size and P399.50 for the large size, and Papi Pares Rice for just P160.65.


For orders, find Off-Grid on Foodpanda. For more information, check out Off-Grid's Facebook page.

National Cream-Filled Doughnut Week at Tim Hortons

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In case you didn't know, September 14 was National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day. The celebration continues over at Tim Hortons, where you can get six cream-filled donuts (with three pieces each of their Bostom Cream and Maple Cream) for just P230. This promo is valid until September 20 for dine-in, takeout, and delivery. To order for delivery, just find Tim Hortons on GrabFood, Foodpanda, or LalaFood.

Tim Hortons has branches at G/F Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati City and Net Quad Building, 4th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City. See a list of Tim Hortons branches. For delivery orders, find Tim Hortons on GrabFood, Foodpanda, or LalaFood. For more information,  check out Tim Hortons' Facebook page.

The Peninsula Manila's 44th anniversary discounts

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The Peninsula Manila is celebrating their 44th anniversary by offering some of their restaurants' signature dishes at discounted prices. Treat yourself with Old Manila's Angus Beef Ribeye Steak or Beef Wellington for just P1,976; try The Lobby's Pancit Luglug for P444; or feast on Spices' Nasi Goreng for just P444. You can also get French pastries, like the 70% Dark Chocolate Cigar, for just P197.60 at The Peninsula Boutique, or bottled cocktails like the Aperol Spritz from Salon de Ning for just P1,976. These deals are available for takeout and delivery; just give The Peninusla Manila a call or e-mail, or chat with their e-concierge Penchat. 

For orders, contact 8887-5747 or 8887-2888. You can also send an email to, or chat with their e-concierge Penchat. For more information, check out The Peninsula Manila's Facebook page.

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