Dining out just got affordable with NUS extra

For all you foodies out there who love to indulge in tasty treats and delicious cuisine whilst keeping a close eye on the bank balance, NUS extra have the perfect card upgrade for you!

Available now, the new card bolt on will give you access to loads of restaurant discounts powered by the Gourmet Society, yours for just £3.99 for the year – an appetising bargain you simply can’t resist!

When ordering your new NUS extra card online (£12 for a whole year of amazing discounts and offers!), simply add the Gourmet Society bolt-on to your order. You can unleash a world of huge savings of up to 50% off in selected top, award-winning restaurants and big name chains such as La Tasca, Bella Italia, Strada, Café Rouge, Walkabout, handmade burger co. and Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill, plus loads of independent local favourites and hidden gems in your area.

Dining out and treating yourself has never been easier (or cheaper!), so go ahead and indulge in 2-for-1 meals, 50% off food or 25% off your total bill, simply by showing your NUS extra card with the added Gourmet Society logo on the back at any of the selected restaurants, which can be found online by typing in your city or postcode.

The savings don’t just stop at one visit though, you can use these discounts as many times as you like and you aren’t restricted to set menus, so if it’s lobster you fancy, then lobster you shall have!

Alex Butcher, Marketing and Partnerships Manager at NUS extra, said: “Whether it’s an old favourite you know and love, or a venue you’ve been eager to try, there really is something for everyone. Offers don’t just disappear either, so if you just can’t resist that sticky toffee pudding – get down there every night, the restaurant world is your oyster!”

After all the excitement of food, it’s important to note that these restaurant discounts are only available to NUS extra cardholders that have opted to add the bolt-on, which you can do online when buying your card.

To search the selection of restaurants and find out exactly what offer is available, please visit.


Notes to editors

The restaurant bolt-on breakdown

£12 one year NUS extra card – Bolt on £3.99 (normally £69.99)

£22 two year NUS extra card – Bolt on £6.99 (normally £139.98)

£32 three year NUS extra card – Bolt on £9.99 (normally £209.97)

NUS extra

NUS extra cards are available to all students over 16 years of age, including distance and vocational learners. It costs just £12 for a full 12 months of saving. For further information about NUS extra visit www.nus.org.uk or join NUS extra’s Facebook page or follow @NUSextra on twitter to keep up to date on new discounts, competitions and promotions.

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Formed in 2006 NUS extra is the market leading student discount and lifestyle card provider, giving exclusive discounts and offers from over 170 high street and online retail outlets to all students over 16 years of age for just £12 for a full 12 months of savings. NUS extra provides discounts on a variety of student essentials, and on average students who use their card wisely can save over £525 a year*. Discounts are available on everyday shopping, travel, sport, books and stationery, technology, mobile and broadband, as well as fashion, beauty and going out, to help make the most of their money. Offers include Amazon, New Look, Superdrug, Odeon Cinema, Spotify, and the first ever supermarket discount with Co-operative Food. There is a free iPhone and Android app available for students who want to keep up to date with offers and discounts on the move. Income from selling the NUS extra card enables individual students’ unions to provide improved facilities and welfare services. NUS extra is responsible for more than £4.5 million in income, translating to £2.3 million contribution. Of this, £1.5 million is transferred directly to NUS. In 2011 NUS introduced Apprentice extra to support word based learners who don’t normally have access to the discounts offered to other young people in higher education. Money generated from sales of Apprentice extra will go towards funding a National Society for Apprentices which will act as a voice and support service for Apprentices throughout the UK.