You can鈥檛 put a price on spending time as a family but everyone loves a good freebie.
If you鈥檝e got many mouths to feed going out for a family meal might seem like a very good way of breaking the bank.
But if you are planning to take the kids out for dinner in Liverpool soon, you鈥檒l be surprised by how many places offer free kids鈥?meals.
We鈥檝e rounded up a list of restaurants where kids can eat free in Liverpool and beyond.
(These places were correct at the time of publishing.)
Pop into Jamie鈥檚 Italian and your little ones can enjoy an award-winning kids鈥?menu for free.
With a choice of six dishes ?complete with the much-loved 鈥渟hake-me鈥?salads, a drink and a dessert, there will definitely be something that even the pickiest eater will love.
Just quote the code KIDSTP to your server when you visit. See the deal HERE.
Click HERE for the menu.
45 Paradise St, Liverpool L1 3EU
This award-winning independent family run Italian restaurant in Mossley Hill offers a kids eat free option all year round - for kids who fit in an highchair.
They can choose from spaghetti bolognese or carbonara, chicken nuggets or sausage and chips or they can even make their own pizza. They can also have ice cream for dessert too. The meal usually costs £5.95 a child.
193-195 Rose Lane, Liverpool, L18 5EA
Reds True Barbecue
Red's True Barbecue is running a kids eat free deal throughout the Easter holidays.
Claim a free Little Crusader meal worth 6.45, including a starter, main, side, drink and dessert when an adult spends £10.
Choose from Mac-n-Cheese Balls or Pulled Meat Nachos, a Slider Cheeseburger, Mini Bucket O鈥橞ones, Mini Pulled Pork, vegetarian Bean Burger or BBQ Chicken Fillets, and finish with a create your Sundae!
Click HERE to see the kids menu.
Red True BBQ, 51 Hanover St, Liverpool L1 3DN
La Tasca's kids eat free promotion runs all day and every single day.
The offer includes a main, dessert and drink from the kids menu and includes fuss-free options for the little ones, while vegetarian and gluten free dishes are also available across both courses.
Kids can choose from seven mains including crispy chicken pieces or creamy macaroni cheese, all served with a salad and a choice of fries, peas or rice.
As for the sweet treat, the choices include a warm, gooey chocolate brownie with creamy vanilla ice cream, or churros; cinnamon-sugar dusted doughnut twists with a chocolate dip.
Head to www.latasca.co.uk/bookatable for a quick and easy booking.
(One free kids meal per adult. Minimum £10 spend on food applies per adult. Valid all day, every day in participating La Tasca locations for children under the age of 12 years old. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotional or discount.)
La Tasca, Queen Square, Liverpool L1 1RH. Call 0151 709 7999. Open daily 11am to 11.30pm.
Bem Brasil on Hanover Street offers an authentic 鈥榗hurrascaria鈥?experience plus kids under four eat free at Bem Brasil, all day every day. Kids aged five to 11 eat for £8.95 anytime of the day.
Bem Brasil Liverpool, 47-49 Hanover Street, Liverpool L1 3DN. Call 0151 709 0044, email email@example.com. Open Monday to Sunday, 12pm to 10.30pm.
Las Iguanas draws its influence from Latin American cuisine and every adult ordering a main course of the a la carte menu can claim a free kids meal from the Nino鈥檚 menu under 12s at this restaurant in Liverpool One.
The new kids' menu features well-loved mains such as the incredible Wacky Tacos, Crazy Quesadilla, Cod Bites and Crispy Chicken to delicious desserts including juicy Fresh Fruit, wobbly Raspberry Jelly and the Latin speciality Churros, a donut made for dunking into a chocolate dip.
There is also free organic baby food on offer at this. They can also heat baby bottles. Don't forget to ask for a free colouring book and crayons.
The offer runs until Sunday, April 23.
Click HERE for the children's menu.
Las Iguanas, Liverpool ONE, 14 Paradise St, Liverpool L1 8JF. Call 0151 709 4030 or click HERE for the website. Open Monday to Thursday, 10am to 11pm, Friday to Saturday, 10am to 11.30pm, Sunday 10am to 10.30pm.
This family friendly restaurant is by the old airport in Speke and offers free kids meals 12pm until 6pm, Monday to Saturday for children aged 12 and under.
Children can enjoy a main course from the kids' menu free of charge, excluding kids' combo meals.
This offer is limited to one child per full paying adult ordering a main course from either the lunch or dinner menu.
Click HERE for the children's menu.
Damons, The Aerodrome, Speke Road, Speke, L24 8QD. Call 0151 494 3322 or visit www.damons.co.uk/liverpool. Open Monday to Thursday, 8am to 10pm, Friday to Saturday, 8am to 10.45pm and Sunday, 8am to 9pm.
The Café at Tate Liverpool welcomes families and provides high chairs on request. As well as a child-friendly menu, they also offer younger visitors an activity sheet and crayons.
Kids aged 12 and under can eat for free in the cafe at Tate Liverpool at the Albert Dock when an accompanying adult buys a main course from the seasonal menu.
The children鈥檚 menu includes tasty dishes such as pasta with meatballs in a tomato sauce or fish goujons with cucumber sticks and chips. Subject to availability. Only available during weekends, half terms and summer holidays.
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4BB. Call 0151 702 7400 or visit www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-liverpool. Open Monday to Sunday 10am to 5.30pm.
Kids eat free this Easter at Pan Am with every full paying adult from 11am to 4pm.
Children under 14 can enjoy a free meal until Sunday, April 23 and can also enjoy free use of the interactive photobooth from 12pm to 4pm.
Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD
Kids aged under 10 eat free at Viva Brazil on Castle Street with each full priced rodizio.
Dishes include mushroom and sweetcorn omelette, sausage and mash and fish sticks and french fries.
Extra children or children aged 10 to 16 cost £8.95.
Every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm and Sundays from 2pm to 5pm, there is a kids face painter, entertainer or balloon artist plus colouring packs for every child.
Click HERE to see the children's menu.
Viva Brazil, 36 Castle Street, Liverpool, L2 0NR. Call 0151 236 8080 or visit www.vivabrazilrestaurants.com. Open daily from noon until late.
The Shankly Hotel
For Easter, why not head to the Shankly Hotel?
Kids eat free at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, inside the Shankly Hotel, from Monday to Friday both Easter weeks with a paying adult.
This is not in conjunction with any other offer.
Millennium House, 60 Victoria St, Liverpool L1 6JD
Two children aged 15 and under get a free breakfast with every full paying adult weekdays before 10.30am and 11am on weekends at Derby Lodge on Roby Road in Huyton.
Children also eat for £1.99 for two courses with every full paying adult during the week before 5pm.
Click HERE to see the full children's menu.
Derby Lodge, Roby Road, Huyton, L36 4HD. Call 0151 480 4440 or click HERE for the website. Open Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 11pm, Sunday, 12pm to 10.30pm. Breakfast serving times, weekdays 6.30am to 10.30am, weekends 7am to 11am.
At Asda cafes if you buy an adult meal, you get a kids' meal free.
The offer is available on weekdays after 3.30pm and kids can choose any hot or cold meal from the kids' menu including favourites such as fish fingers, chicken dippers or cumberland sausage served with chips or mash and baked beans or peas, or a pick and mix snack box.
You can get one kid鈥檚 meal free with every adult meal purchased at the full price of £3.25. Kids鈥?meals normally cost £2.25 each and come with a free Great Stuff drink.
Click HERE to find your nearest Asda store.
Kids eat free at Morrisons cafes from 3pm daily with any adult buying a hot meal from the main menu prices £4.50 or over.
Children's meals include a fruit bag and Tropicana kids orange or apple drink.
Click HERE to find your nearest Morrisons store.
Up to two under-16s eat breakfast for free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn breakfast, served daily until 10.30am.
Choose as much as you like including crispy back bacon, succulent premium sausages, eggs as you like them, hash browns, pan-fried mushrooms and more, alongside baked pastries, cereal, fresh fruit, plus chilled juices, tea and unlimited Costa Coffee.
Restaurants include Stag and Rainbow on Queens Drive, West Derby; Packet Steamer on Northern Perimeter Road, Bootle and Glegg Arms on Chester Road, Heswall.
Babies under 12 months are offered free baby food when parents enjoy a meal in the restaurant in Warrington. There's also free fruit for kids with any kids' meal. You'll pay £1.90 for a plate of kids' meatballs with creamy mashed potato or £1.50 for fish goujons with chips and peas.
IKEA Warrington, 910 Europa Boulevard, Westbrook, Warrington, WA5 7TY. Call 020 3645 0000 or click HERE for the website. Restaurant open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 9pm, Saturday 8.30am to 9pm, Sunday 10am to 4.30pm.