Blue Monday is famously one of the most down-hearted days of the year. However, here at Sauce we don’t believe that has to be the case and have suggested a few treats to make sure your Blue Monday isn’t blue at all.

Big Easy launches £10 Express Lunch menu

Big Easy have launched an Express Lunch menu across all sites of thier sites. The offer includes a main with side and drink all for just £10! The menu features many of the Big Easy classics including Lobster mac “n” cheese, USDA prime grain fed sirloin minute steak with your choice of steak sauce & fries and a range of their speciality Home-smoked Bar.B.Q sandwiches. An additional course may be added for £3 or two courses for £5. Join them in January for four lunches and the fifth is on them! www.bigeasy.co.uk

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Mindful Chef beats the January blues with apples

An apple a day keeps the doctor away…..or not but it certainly cheers up the bluest day of the year! Mindful Chef are now giving away 400 free apples every day from Monday – Friday next week. On Monday and Thursday the apples will be given away in the evening around 5.30pm, then on Tuesday and Friday in the morning from 7.30am onwards. Make sure you get yours!

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Royal London Exchange emoji macaroons

The Royal London Exchange are combating the Blue Monday melancholy with a sweet treat. Pop in and enjoy complimentary sweet Emoji macaroons to turn that frown upside down. They’re guarantee to put a smile on your face! Post your #rexemoji macaroons for a chance to win box of macaroons at the end of the day!

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Game and truffle sausage roll at Temple and Sons

Jason Atherton’s newest opening, Temple and Sons, is lifting the spirits of City folk with a more refined version of the ultimate British comfort food. Game and truffle sausage meat is wrapped in buttery shortcrust pastry and served with creamy mash and HP gravy, for a nostalgic treat this Blue Monday.

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Boozy ice cream sundae at Social Eating House

For a dessert to beat the Blue Monday misery, the team at Michelin-starred Social Eating House have created a boozy ice cream Sunday. Featuring Kahlua and chocolate brownie, Grand Marnier sorbet, Baileys ice cream and espresso syrup, the B52 offers a grown up twist on Britain’s favourite dessert.

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Maple-glazed doughnuts at Jason Atherton’s Little Social

Sticky and sweet, the maple-glazed doughnuts at Jason Atherton’s Little Social are sure to satisfy even the most melancholic this Blue Monday. With a baked Bramley apple, cinnamon and port filling and served with crème Analgise and a dusting of cinnamon sugar for good measure, the warm doughy dessert offers a comforting treat to beat those Monday blues.

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Exceptional service at Margot, Covent Garden

The team at new Covent Garden opening, Margot, will be on hand to help lift the spirits of its guests this Blue Monday. Known for its exceptional service and satisfying plates of flavoursome pasta, Margot is the perfect spot to relax, indulge and idle away the hours this rainy Monday.

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