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Fast Food Deals

Stupid reality

Stupid reality

We haven’t written much about fast food restaurants here on CheapEats, but not because of food snobbery or anything like that.  I know I frequently get hankerings for Burger King and whatnot, but rarely bother cause I’m put off by the potential disappointment. It’s happened loads of times, where I think ‘feck healthy eating, I’m having a Bacon Double Cheeseburger’…and I go and order one…and the bewildered overworked 14 year old behind the counter hands me this pile of congealed grease with chips that have clearly been sitting under a heatlamp for hours.  And then I get really sad.

So with that in mind, you may want to think twice before trying any of these deals, and maybe take a look at this handy guide. But some days, the hangover just won’t listen to reason and you might want to try one of the following deals…

  • burger-king-350Burger King have a Recession Buster Menu – a double cheeseburger with a small fries and small drink for €3.50
  • Supermac’s have loads of Supersaver Meals – ranging in price from €3.95 to €5.95
  • McDonald’s doesn’t appear to have any special deals, but does have its Eurosaver menu: a small drink, a small milkshake, a hamburger and a sundae are all €1 and a double cheeseburger and twisty fries are €2 each.

Our reader Marie Therese also tipped us off that Spar are currently selling premade sandwiches for €1, and Centra are doing takeaway coffee for €1.


  1. God, all those pictures of congealed burgers are strangely appealing. I guess, being trapped in the snow, it’s a case of wanting what you can’t have

  2. According to Burger King, the recession stops at 10pm every night. This is not displayed on any of the posters or advertisements. Its a disgrace, they have no solid grounds for ending the promotion at 10pm every night.

  3. Just to be clear, Burger King can not keep a burger under a heat lamp for more than 10 mins. There is a sequence of numbers from 1 to 12 on the wrap. imagine its a clock if the staff must trough out a burger once it reaches the marked number so if in doubt check that. But the major of burgers are made to order. So how do you like them apples?