Grandparents eat for free at McLarens on the Corner, Edinburgh

Grans Eat Free

Edinburgh Grandparents eat for free at Bruntsfield / Morningside restaurant

McLarens on the Corner is offering grandparents the chance to eat for free when they dine out with their grandkids at this family-friendly venue on weekdays until 5pm between Friday 28th June and Wednesday 14th August to help kick-start the school holidays.

One grandparent will enjoy a free main course (excludes steak and chips) from the McLarens menu when dining with at least one full-paying grandchild from the full-price childrens’ or main a la carte menus.

Grans Eat Free

Served daily until 2pm, the McLarens brunch menu includes a choice of hot morning rolls, as well as full Scottish and full vegetarian breakfasts. From 12pm the all day menu is also served, which includes soup of the day; burgers and sandwiches; pie of the moment; and fish and chips.

The mini menu for kids aged 10 and under includes fish and chips, bangers and mash; and macaroni cheese, each priced at £6.95. A kids’ breakfast menu is also available, featuring scrambled eggs, sausage, beans and toast; Nutella and banana pancakes; and porridge.

Spread across two accessible floors with accessible bathrooms, outdoor seating is also available in the garden and dogs are allowed.

Grans Eat Free

Where to find McLarens on the Corner

Located in the south of Bruntsfield as it becomes Morningside, McLarens can be found at 8 Morningside Road, on the corner with Colinton Road.

General Manager of McLarens on the Corner, Murray Tavendale, said:

“At McLarens on the Corner, we pride ourselves on being one of Edinburgh’s best neighbourhood restaurants. We use the best fresh Scottish produce to create delicious, hearty dishes to suit the whole family.

“To help kick-start the school holidays, our new ‘Grandparents Eat Free’ initiative allows grandparents the chance to enjoy a free main course when they dine out with their grandkids on any weekday, including breakfast and brunch. 

“If the sun is shining, our garden provides plenty of space for alfresco dining. Four-legged fiends are welcome to come along too.”

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