- a blog about food and value


“Visit every now and then. It has a lot of feisty content about where to get eats that are, well, cheap. The site also has a weekly wrap of the specials on offer in supermarkets around the country which will make your life easier.”
–    Conor Pope, The Irish Times, September 11, 2012

About Cheap Eats

CheapEats is an Irish food site that focuses on eating well while getting value for money. CheapEats covers bargains and special offers in supermarkets and shops, inexpensive recipes, restaurant reviews, food news and more.

CheapEats has built a very large readership, with the website receiving up to 20,000 visits per month (source: Google Analytics).

Press Coverage

We were nominated as one of Ireland’s 20 most essential blogs by Shane Hegarty in The Irish Times. We have also featured in The Irish Independent, The Sunday Tribune Magazine, The Sunday Business Post,  the News of the World, and RTE’s The Afternoon Show. In addtion, we have been interviewed for BBC Radio Ulster, Today FM’s The Last Word with Matt Cooper, TV3’s Ireland:AM programme and, most recently, RTE Radio One’s The Tubridy Show.

Why advertise on CheapEats?

·    CheapEats offers unrivalled access to a highly targeted audience: people who want value for money on their food purchases. For a very competitive price, your company can advertise its product or service to our substantial audience.
·    We have over 3,700 followers – and growing – on the popular microblogging site Twitter, as well as a strong presence on social networking site Facebook and an active mailing list.
·    As a blog, we can offer novel and imaginative ways for companies to establish a valuable communication with an average of well over 20,000 site visitors per month.

Please contact us for more details of our sponsored post, image ad, or site sponsorship options.


CheapEats reviews products, offers and restaurants, and we are happy to be contacted by businesses or PR agencies, as long as 1) full disclosure is given and 2) our right to review these products honestly is respected.

If you’re a supermarket, shop, restaurant, or food business with a special offer, event, or product that you think will be of interest to our readers, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. If we think it is interesting, relevant and, most importantly, genuinely good value, we will be happy to publish details.


All opinions are our own and are not influenced in any way by advertisers. Readers go to our blog for impartial information and if this is compromised in any way, we will lose them.

Some advice on how to contact bloggers from Karina Brisby:

Don’t treat bloggers like second-rate journalists.  If a press release, report or op-ed hasn’t interested any of your mainstream media contacts, why would a blogger be interested? Sadly the attitude of some media and communication staff … is that bloggers should be grateful that their organization is even talking to them and often try to push content onto bloggers that hasn’t been picked up by their “normal” media contacts.

Don’t spam bloggers with unsolicited press releases, approach it like you would a new friendship and take the time to get to know them, before you ask them to do something for you.

As most bloggers know their audience really well, your organisation has the opportunity to learn and collaborate with bloggers  to develop content that delivers outcomes you want to achieve.

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