Pret A Manger giving away 500 free lunches Get your (free) posh packed lunch this Thursday By Emma Pearson 18 February 2018 Turns out there is such thing as a free lunch and the generous folk at Pret A Manger are the ones giving it to us.To celebrate the opening of Pret’s first shop in The Dubai Mall, the eatery is giving away 500 free lunches to customers this Thursday (February 22) and we predict a stampede.Because as you might expect from the beloved UK import, these aren’t any old soggy samples on a cocktail stick – oh no. SIMILAR ARTICLES JLT to get brand-new ‘walk-in ramen bar’ Daikan Nutella Café opening at Dubai International Airport The QE2 to host one-off Dubai summer brunch Brand-new Café Bateel opens in Mall of the Emirates The first 500 through the Pret A Manger doors will receive a hearty sandwich or salad, a tasty snack item and a hot or cold beverage.And with Pret favourites including the crayfish and rocket sandwich, the avo, olives and toms baguette and the meaty and veggie mac and cheese options, the fare isn’t too shabby either. You’ll also be able to wash it down with a fresh juice, a healthy smoothie or a nice cuppa. What more could you want?All of Pret’s sandwiches, salads and wraps are handmade fresh in-store each day using the highest quality ingredients.The freebies will be available between noon and 2pm and will be on a first come first serve basis and all you have to do is show this news article to receive your free grub.But make haste – free food never lasts long. To Pret!Free (first 500). Thu 22, noon-2pm; shop open Sat-Thu 10am-midnight; Fri 10am-1am. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.pret.co.uk.