Site can save workers €5 a day on lunch

BARGAIN hunters can save €5 a day on their lunch, claims a discount website that is about expand throughout Ireland.

Having successfully launched in Dublin, Mylunch.ie, Ireland’s biggest lunchtime discount site, is now focused on finding lunchtime value in Cork.

The site provides thousands of users with exclusive printable lunch offers, including two for one deals for the likes of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, The BeaconHotel, and The Baggot Inn. It provides daily updated menus for many outlets.

After measuring the last 200 offers printed from the site in January, the company found that the average daily savings are €5.13.

Communications manager, Shane O’Leary said: “The model has been very successful so far, as retailers want to improve their footfall, without spending a huge chunk on marketing, or making huge discounts where they’re only making their costs back on food.”

Food retailers can avail of a free listing on the site. There are already more than 200 retailers signed up and the company said it is now redoubling efforts to bring the same level of lunch value to Cork and then nationwide.

The site is free to utilise for restaurants, cafe or bar owners who wish to provide lunch value to users. Any retailers who are interested in appearing on site can contact hungry@mylunch.ie.

According to research conducted by mylunch.ie, 60% of those working in Dublin’s city centre alone eat out most days and they spend an average of €8.50 per day on lunch.


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