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Top 10 Lincoln shops for student discounts

Delightful discount: New to the city and wondering where’s the best places to get student discount? Check out this concise list.

With living costs ever soaring, The Lincolnite took a look at the best discounts and deals available around Lincoln for the city’s thousands of students.

Please remember all discounts listed below will either require an NUS card or other valid student ID.

The Laughing Buddha

Located at 40 Silver Street near House of Fraser. On Thursdays and Sundays nights the oriental buffet offers 50% off, taking its usual price of £10.95 down to £5.95. The Laughing Buddha website


Located near Varsity, opposite HSBC bank on Guildhall Street. Treatments are 30% off every Tuesday which includes spray tanning, nail extensions, Brazilian waxing and holistic therapies. Shanti website


Located opposite Wahoo on Silver Street and also on Crofton Street. The pool rooms offers free membership to students, meaning access to various discounts off games of pool and snooker. Rileys website


Located on Brayford Wharf near Odeon, the Italian restaurant offers NUS cardholders a 25% discount off their total food bill between Sunday and Thursday. For those without student ID, there are regular print-off discount vouchers on their website.

Fitspace gym

Located on Tritton Road near the Valentine retail park. Student gym membership is priced at £10 (usually £29) and is £17 per month with no obligation. Fitspace website

Yo Yo in Beijing

Located next to the Junxions student accommodation on St Marks Street. The Chinese-themed buffet offers students with valid identification 10% discount off their food. Yo Yo in Beijing website

Lincoln Superbowl

Found on Valentine Road, near Next and TK Maxx. For those organising an evening out, the bowling arena offers discount games to students with nearly £2 reduced from their normal prices. Superbowl website

Odeon cinema

Located near the Waterfront. With a student ID, students can receive a discount off all tickets, placing their ticket prices under £10. Odeon website

Spins and Needles

Located down Clarketgate street by Handsome Cabs. The Arts and craft shop offers student with valid ID a 10% discount on products.

Spins & Needles website

Birdy’s Boutique

Opposite the Slug and Lettuce bar on the High Street. The fashion boutique offers 10% off to students with valid ID on trendy fashion ware. Birdy’s Boutique website

Main Photo: Matt Millard