Nando’s announce half-price food and drink for NHS workers amid coronavirus outbreak

With the current coronavirus crisis sweeping the UK, food chains and restaurants are trying their best to help out those who are working on the frontline in the NHS.

In a bid to lift the mood of the nation and those who are still having to work to care for patients who have been diagnosed with the virus, and those already ill in hospital Nando's announced a 50 per cent discount to NHS staff.

The chicken chain said it was their "little way of saying thanks for the amazing work the NHS staff are doing" and would be placing the half-price offer on food and drink until 30 April.

They explain via their website that the offer is valid to Ambulance service and NHS staff and for phone & collect orders.

To use this discount, Nando's requests to see a valid photocard ID card (or some form of identification that shows you work for the NHS) with the payment and if ordering for collection or over the phone please show ID when paying at the till.

The discount is available for transactions of any amount, but can only be used once a day. Unfortunately, discounts cannot be applied to Nando’s Delivery or Deliveroo or online Takeaway orders They add as long as the total order amount comes to over £7 after discount, you can still earn a Chilli Point with your Nando’s Card.

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As well as Nando's other major restaurant chains are stepping up and doing what they can during the pandemic.

Pret-a-Manger were one of the first to offer key NHS staff discount, with free hot drinks and 50 per cent off any other purchases like sandwiches, snacks and salads, with Starbucks following with free filter coffee.

McDonald's are offering NHS workers a free drink of choice as long as they have their identification, and Burger King have followed suit for health and social workers. Pizza Hut and Carluccio's are also both offering 50 per cent off food.

Food chain LEON are also offering a half-price discount to NHS staff and health workers along with free delivery to hospitals – you just need to email to arrange any deliveries.

Greggs are also offering free hot drinks to health, social care and emergency services workers saying: "We can't thank you enough."

Latin American restaurant chain Las Iguanas are offering 40 per cent off food and have teamed up with Coca-Cola to give away a free drink. Fast food restaurant chain Tim Hortons UK, specialising in coffee, doughnuts, are also offering 50 per cent discount off on breakfast, lunch or dinner meals "during this challenging time".

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