Jack’s lets you choose two curries, two sides and 'an accompaniment' for £7. We reveal how the offer stacks up against other popular food offers available from rivals.
Tesco-owned Jack's has launched a meal deal aimed specifically at curry fans.
The discount supermarket is offering two mains, two sides and one accompaniment from Tuk In for a none-too-shabby £7.
Unlike offers by its rivals, this deal is not time-limited, but you will need to visit one of Jack’s stores to take advantage of it.
So let’s take a look at what’s on the menu before comparing it to offers from other supermarkets.
Jack’s meal deal for two: what’s on offer
This offer is ideal for those who love an Indian curry on a budget.
The full menu is available below.
- Chicken tikka curry (325g)
- Chicken korma curry (325g)
- Lamb rogan josh curry (325g)
- King prawn bhuna curry (325g)
- Butternut squash and spinach curry (325g)
- Chicken jalfrezi curry (325g)
- Chicken vindaloo curry (325g)
- Saag aloo curry (325g)
- White rice (250g)
- Yellow rice (250g)
- Lentil and quinoa mix (250g)
- Plain naan (390g)
- Garlic and coriander naan (390g)
- Tandoori roti (390g)
- Chicken tikka samosas (105g)
- Vegetable samosas (105g)
- Vegetable pakoras (105g)
- Onion bhajis (105g)
All the mains typically cost £2.59 while the sides and accompaniments would set you back £1.39 each.
So, you would save £2.35 if you bought everything under the meal deal instead of buying everything separately.
Is Jack's meal deal worth considering?
Jack’s meal deal for two offers a decent amount of food for £7.
But while it's cheaper than Tesco's own £10 offering and costs significantly less than Marks & Spencer's popular Dine In offer (£12), you're obviously not getting anywhere near the same level of choice.
It may be that Jack's is planning to mix up the menu every now and then (much like M&S does), but for now, if you don't fancy a curry then it's pretty useless – plus you need to buy it in-store and, given there are only 12 branches across the UK, it may be quite a drive.
Finally, you don’t get to choose any booze or desserts as part of the meal deal. Considering the wine in both the Tesco and M&S deals costs at least £5, those probably offer better value for money.
Our verdict? If you really love curry, you shop at Jack's anyway and don't fancy a bottle of plonk, then it's a decent meal deal. But you'll likely be better off with the M&S Dine In for two or Tesco's Finest meal deal.
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