It’s your birthday
We gon’ party like it’s yo birthday

Nothing’s better than free stuff right? What about free stuff on your birthday? Here are all the food places in Canberra where you can use your birthday as excuse not to whip out your wallet. Try to hit them all up in one day to truly take advantage of the birthday benefits!

Ali Baba

Gungahlin Village, Westfield Belconnen, Belconnen Lakes, Dickson Shops, Canberra Centre, Westfield Woden, Phillip, Erindale Shops, Tuggernanong Southpoint

Receive a free kebab on your birthday when you present your loyalty card.

Valid for: the day of your birthday.


Canberra Centre, Westfield Belconnen, Westfield Woden, Tuggeranong Southpoint, Canberra Outlet Centre

Everyone and their aunt knows about the free boost on your birthday when you’re a part of the VIBE club.

Valid for: the day of your birthday or two days before or after your birthday. You must present both your ID and your VIBE card in order to redeem your Birthday Boost.


ANU Childers Street, ANU Chifley Lane, Westfield Belconnen, Westfield Woden, Gunghalin Marketplace

Sip sip hooray! Pick up your free regular Chatime tea and mix-in from any T-brewery during your birthday month when you’re a member of their Loyal-Tea program.

Cold Rock

Gungahlin Village

As a member of the Cold Rock VIP Club, you not only get a voucher for a free kids size Ice Cream with one mix in on your birthday, but you also get a discount of $10 off your Cold Rock birthday cake! Everyone will want to celebrate with you!

Valid for: Only available to redeem on your actual birthday. Make sure you sign up at least 8 days before your birthday so you receive the email in time for the day!

Gloria Jeans

Gunghalin Village, Queanbeyan Riverside Plaza

Start your birthday properly caffeinated for all the shenanigans ahead with a free small standard coffee from the Gloria Jeans’ eSipper program.

Valid for: The birthday voucher will appear on your eSipper Card at the start of your birthday month and is valid for four weeks.

Hogs breath

Bailey’s Arcade Civic, Cnr Ball & Hindmarsh Drive Woden

As part of the Hogs Breath rewards program, enjoy a free steak meal for your birthday. If you don’t feel like a steak on your birthday, you can also order anything on the menu of the same value. If the item you order is more expensive, you simply pay the difference!

Valid for: Up until 1 month after the actual birthdate.

Mrs Fields

Westfield Belconnen

Belconnites rejoice! Located on Level 2 opposite the Myer entrance, Mrs Fields will give you a free birthday cookie.


Canberra Centre, near Koko Black
Get a free regular meal on your birthday when you join PERiPerks! Simply download the “Nando’s AU” app on the App store or Google Play and get peri-partying.

Valid for: your whole birthday month!

Red Rooster

Charnwood, Belconnen, Queanbeyan

The Red Rooster Red Royalty loyalty program has four(!) stages: Red, Silver, Gold and Platinum and the birthday email that you’ll receive on your birthday is dependent on your status. Get a 10% or 15% discount off a minimum spend of $10 up to a complimentaryClassic Quarter Chicken Meal or $20 Red Royalty Dollars available for redemption at a later date.

Valid for: 30 days from your birthday

San Churro

Westfield Woden

Enjoy free churros on your birthday or a $15 Churros Fiesta (normally valued at $34.95) when you’re a part San Churro’s El Social loyalty program.

Valid for: The day before, day of, or day after your birthday


Various locations in Canberra

Subway has you covered for lunch with a free six inch sub and drink on your birthday.

Valid for: This offer is sent out the day before your birthday via email. If you don’t receive it, it may either be in your spam or junk folder, or you can always log into your Eat Fresh Account and retrieve your voucher via the web.

Sumo Salad

ANU Childers Stree, Canberra Centre

Receive a free salad on when you’re a part of the Sumo Society .

Valid for: The day of, or 7 days after your birthday. You must be a member of the ‘Sumo Society’ for more than 14 days prior to your birthday.


Canberra Centre, Westfield Belconnen, Wetsfield Woden

Pop in-store at any time during the week of your birthday, flash your ID (bonus points if you’re wearing a birthday hat) and receive a full size brew of your choice

Valid for: the week of your birthday