Birthdays can be a lot of fun, but what can make them even more enjoyable is knowing you've landed a good bargain.

Free bottles of prosecco and discounted food bills are among some of the deals restaurants are offering birthday boys and girls.

Money-saving gurus from have scoured restaurants to find the best freebies for those celebrating becoming a year older.

The great thing is that not all of these freebies have to be redeemed on the day itself, meaning celebrations can last all month.

The majority of the deals can be redeemed simply by signing up to the restaurant’s newsletter.

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A spokesperson for said: “Birthdays are the perfect excuse to celebrate, and even better if you can save a bit of money whilst you’re doing it.

“If you plan your birthday month accordingly you can even make good use of more than one of the offers, with some deals lasting longer than just the specific day.

“It’s a great way to get some friends all together and make the most of the birthday freebies on offer.”

Here are six best birthday deals according to the voucher code site:

1. Yo! Sushi

Sign up to the Yo! Sushi newsletter and you will receive an email around your birthday which will give you 33 per cent off your bill. It is valid for one month after you get the email.

It can be used for up to ten plates per person for a maximum of four people. Drinks are not included in the discount.

2. Barburrito

If you have collected and registered a Barburrito ‘La Familia’ loyalty card you will get a free burrito around your birthday. The card must be registered four days before your birthday.

You can also pick up nine points, one per main dish, and you can exchange them for a free main.

3. Las Iguanas

Enjoy a free birthday main meal if you buy another main meal in Las Iguanas restaurants. You must have signed up to the newsletter which will mean you are emailed a voucher to show in the restaurant.

Sadly for some, ribeye steak on the bone is excluded from the offer.

4. Pizza Express

Signing up to the newsletter means you can enjoy a free bottle of prosecco for your birthday meal. The offer can be used any time two weeks before or after your birthday and at least two main meals must be purchased. You can only get one free bottle for the table.

5. Coast to Coast

If you’re over 18 and have signed up to the Coast to Coast ‘Birthday Club’ at least a month before your birthday, you will receive a voucher via email at the beginning of the month. This will get you a free meal as long as at least one other meal from the menu is bought.

6. Miller and Carter

You can claim a free bottle of champagne or prosecco, depending on availability, when four or more people order main meals. You must be signed up to the newsletter to get this birthday deal.