As ever after Christmas, it is likely we’ve all had a shift in pounds, far too few in our wallets and for too many on the scales. But you needn’t despair, as we have created a handy guide of restaurant, bars and venues who have kindly discounted their prices to help easing us into the brand spanking new year a little easier.

25% off Champagne Afternoon Tea at Boyds

While some of you may be detoxing, some you of may still be (rightly so) enjoying the finer things in life, nothing against the vegetables of the world but we just can’t turn down a good glass of champers. At Boyds get 25% throughout January off their Champagne Afternoon Tea with Salted Beef, Pickled Cucumber, Dijon on Brown Bread, Potted Shrimps, Lemon, Crisp Bread, and Lemon Meringue Tart to tempt you.

“One Hour Time for Myself”

One hour for what you may wonder? One hour to receive a Dr Hauschka spa treatment at the Metropolitan hotel which offers a nurturing, deep-reaching facial that can greatly improve your complexion, for £99 you will also receive a complimentary gift box of Dr. Hauschka products worth £25. If book a 90 minute Dr Hauschka Relaxation Treatment for £140 you will automatically be upgraded you to the 2 hours Dr Hauschka Classic Treatment.

50% off dinners at Paradise

Give yourself an after work treat by heading down to Paradise by way of Kensal Green for an extended day of discount evening dining for the whole of January. Book your table via OpenTable and then simply head down for dinner Monday to Thursday to claim your discount on dishes like Roast heritage squash and pumpkin, fennel, vine tomatoes, or Guinea fowl, stewed lentils & pancetta, curly kale.

Free fizz at Roof Gardens

Throughout January in Babylon guests can indulge in a complimentary glass of fizz when diners go at either lunch or dinner, Monday to Friday. You can book your table online or call on 0207 368 3993 and then simply quote ‘FIZZ’. You get one complimentary glass of fizz per person per visit for groups of 5 or less and you need to be over 18 years old (obviously) – those of you lucky enough may even be asked for ID.

Pick your discount at Tompkins

If you’re on a budget there are plenty of ways to stretch your cash with generous offers at Tompkins like their £10 Lunch Menu and Tompkins Cocktail Happy Hour Friday 7pm-10pm, purchase 5 Beer Bucket and receive a complimentary pizza. Alternatively text ATTIC to 66777 to receive their latest offers and promotions.

Extended fun at Dirty Martini

Extend the fun this January with extended Happy Hour at all 5 Dirty Martini venues. Enjoy half price Martinis and bottles of wine, £2.95 Asahi and Corona Beers and £10 off bottles of Champagne for even longer every day.​

End of financial year savings at Southbank Centre

To help make the most of that last little bit of budget, Southbank Centre is offering a 15% discount on the venue hire of the St Paul’s and Weston Roof Pavilions, for any events booked to take place between now and 31st March 2015. Contact the events team on 020 7921 0702 or [email protected] for more information.

Discounted dining at Ben’s Canteen

Make your dinner booking before 7.30pm to snap up a free drink at Ben’s Canteen plus get 2 courses for only £15 for the whole of January. Choose from mouth-watering dishes like their Mac’n’Cheese Scotch Egg (which we highly recommend that you do), Ben’s Pulled Pork Bap or Crunchy Chicken Burger. For pudding our favourites are the Lemon & Lime Posset or Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownie but all dessert is a good dessert here.

Extended Happy Hour at Bitter Sweet

Soho member’s club, Bitter Sweet has extended their happy hour for January meaning you can get half price signature cocktails like their Guava and Lychee Fizz, a mix of Briottet lychee liqueur, guava juice, fresh lime juice, topped with Prosecco.  Happy Hour begins at 5pm and ending midnight Wednesday & Thursday, and at 9pm on Friday & Saturday.

Eat clean for less at Buddha Bar

For those of trying to eat clean for your January detox, Buddha Bar is giving you a helping hand with 20% off their Wellness Menu normally priced at £29.00, available from Monday to Saturday 12-7pm. Dishes include Pan-fried tofu with teriyaki sauce & edamame beans, and Prawn, pomelo & grapefruit salad. If you fall off the wagon you can also indulge in 25% off the Buddha Bar a la carte menu until end of January 2015.

Watermelon Wednesdays at Eclipse

Eclipse is reducing the price of their signature best-selling cocktail, the Watermelon Martini, a delicious mix of vodka, fresh watermelon and kaffir lime, to their neighbourhood price of £5.50 all night. Girls, make sure you head down on Thursday nights, also known as Walton Darlings at Eclipse Chelsea where females get a complimentary class of Champagne on arrival.

Member’s prices for non-members

For the first time Meeting Room bookings at The Clubhouse London are currently being offered at Member’s prices taking the sting out of long meetings. The all inclusive meeting rooms are available from only £50ph and if you book a half day or more you will receive the 4th hour at half price or book a full day and receive the 8th hour Free! For further details or to book, email: [email protected] or call 020 7183 7210.

A Handbook reader exclusive discount! 

This is a special one for Handbook readers! Diners can get seven courses and Champagne for two people at Eight Member’s Club Moorgare for only £58 at the Quartier Restaurant. Simply call or email quoting ‘The Handbook Tasting Menu’ to redeem.

Reduced dry hire rates at 20thCentury Theatre

Over at Notting Hill, 20thCentury Theatre is currently offering reduced dry hire rates for January and February. Prices can be negotiated with any interested clients on an individual basis whether you are looking to hire for just a few hours, an entire day or even a whole week. The venue for hire is perfect for all events like wedding receptions, seminars, art exhibitions, corporate conferences, retail events and much more!

The Dirty Bones Dirty Hour

Possibly the best way to spend £15, Dirty Bones is running January Retox offering diners any cocktail, any hot dog or burger, plus triple cooked fries for that neat sum. Their dirty happy hour offers 241 cocktails and runs 6-8pm Tuesday to Friday. Detox who?

Discounted venue rooms at Hampton Court Palace

For those of you lucky enough to have been proposed to over Christmas, your mind is probably going a million miles an hour thinking about everything you need to organise; well, let Hampton Court Palace make things a little easier for you. The gorgeous Garden Room is available in April and May for the discounted rate of £2,900+vat, normally £4500+vat!

Deals galore at Villandry

Happy hour is good and all but how about tripling the fun? Villandry hosts ‘Happy Hour’ 5-8pm Monday to Saturday at their London venues with cheeky cocktails like Bellinis (Crème de Peach, Peach puree and Prosecco) at only £6. Head down on Mondays for Lobster Night, a whole lobster with chips or Salad for £16.50, or on Friday for Steak Night, a fillet of Beef with chips or salad for £16.50.

Spoilt for choice at Tuttons

Tuttons is spoiling guests with lots of amazing deals to pick from starting with 25% off your total a la carte total bill (up to 6 people per booking) valid until 31st January 2015. Next up is their lunch deal, £10.95 for a drink (small glass of house wine / house beer or soft drink) and a main of either Roast Salmon Fillet, Pan Roasted Chicken Breast or Mediterranean Vegetable Tagliatelle. Finally enjoy a complimentary prosecco reception when you book to dine in Tuttons Vaults between now and 28th February 2015 (offer must be pre-booked).

Hurry for Jam Tree 50% off food

The Jam Tree is offering 50% off the food bill from Monday to Friday all day so you can order even more tantalising dishes like the Blackened Creole Hanger Steak or Herb Marinated Chicken Breast with Quinoa, but hurry as this generous offer only lasts until 16th January.

Forge and Co Membership Cards

The next time you’re in the Shoreditch make sure you pop into the British canteen style diner to grab yourself a member’s card for free which entitles you to discounts so you can enjoy treats like a whole seabass served with crushed heritage potatoes and caper butter. Throughout January white and black card members will receive a 50% discount on all food if you order a main dish between 3pm and 8pm on weekdays.

Free Pho at The House of Ho 

Until Saturday 17th January between noon and 4pm diners can receive a free bowl of Pho, a type of Vietnamese soup, typically made from beef stock and spices to which noodles and thinly sliced beef or chicken are added. To redeem simply quote “Free Pho” when booking a table online or call 020 7287 0770.

If you have a discount or offer that we’ve missed and you would like to add, please email Charlotte at [email protected]