In this article, we reveal the top birthday discounts and freebies from shops and restaurants.

Make sure you claim a treat on your special day!

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Fashion

Here are the top birthday treats available from fashion brands.

M&S

Members of the M&S Sparks loyalty scheme get personalised discount offers as a birthday treat.

We’ve seen offers of 20% off clothing.

You just need to accept the treat by adding the offer to your Sparks card and it must be used in-store or online with 14 days.

New Look

Sign up to the New Look newsletter and you will be sent a 20% discount code to use online for your birthday. It’s valid for two weeks.

You’ll also get 20% off if it’s the first time you’ve used your email to sign up to the newsletter.

Adidas

Shoppers who sign up to the Adidas newsletter will get a unique 15% discount code on their birthday that is valid for 14 days from receipt of the email.

New users will also get a special welcome offer when they subscribe.

Beauty

Lots of beauty brands offer birthday discounts and treats. Here are the best of the bunch.

Debenhams

The Debenhams Beauty Club loyalty scheme treats members to a free eyebrow wax by Benefit and a facial by Elizabeth Arden

You just need to visit the counter in a Debenhams store and show proof of your date of birth within two weeks of your birthday.

The Body Shop

The Body Shop gives members of its free Love Your Body loyalty scheme a £5 voucher code to use on their next purchase.

The discount code is valid for a month and you need to have made at least one purchase using the card to qualify for the treat.

Superdrug

Superdrug’s Health & Beauty loyalty scheme will allow you to earn extra points on your birthday.

You can earn triple points and there’s no minimum spend. The offer is valid for 14 days after your birthday.

Space NK

With the Space NK N.DULGE loyalty scheme you’ll get treated to a free gift and be able to earn double points on your birthday.

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Food

Here’s where to get free sweet treats on your birthday.

Krispy Kreme

If you sign up to the Friends of Krispy Kreme club you’ll get a free doughnut just for joining plus another on your birthday every year.

Patisserie Valerie

If you become a member of the Patisserie Valerie cake club you’ll get a special cake treat around your birthday.

New subscribers will get a 10% discount for signing up too.

Greggs

Download the Greggs app and register for the free loyalty scheme and you will get a voucher for one free cupcake around your birthday.

Subway

With the Subway ‘Subcard’ loyalty scheme you can get a free cookie for your birthday.

You just need to scan your card or show the voucher sent through via email.

Drinks

Here are the places to get a free drink on your birthday.

Loch Fyne

Loch Fyne will treat you to a free bottle of champagne on your birthday.

You just need to sign up for the newsletter at least 15 days before your birthday.

Strada

When you sign up to the Strada newsletter every year around your birthday you will receive a voucher for a free bottle of Prosecco – which is valid for 6 weeks.

You’ll also get a £10 voucher for your next visit when you sign up.

TGI Friday

Join the TGI Fridays Rewards Club and you’ll get birthday treats on your birthday AND your half birthday.

The treat will include a choice of cocktails, desserts or smoothies for you and up to five friends.