Krispy Kreme is selling half price boxes of 12 glazed doughnuts under Eat Out to Help Out

KRISPY Kreme fans can get boxes of 12 glazed doughnuts at a 50 per cent discount in August under the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

The chain is taking part in the government's discount scheme, meaning you can get everything on its menu, including drinks, at half price if you dine in.

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But Krispy Kreme is going further and is also offering 50 per cent off a dozen signature doughnuts in August for customers who take away.

It means you can get a box of 12 treats for £5.23, down from £10.45, making it 44p per doughnut.

The offer is available in Krispy Kreme's standalone stores Monday to Wednesday throughout August – the same as the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

The Sun has asked whether the offer is only available for customers who pop by a store or whether you can get it for delivery too, so we'll update this article once we hear back.

How does the Eat Out to Help out scheme work?

THE money-saving initiative was announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in a bid to boost the struggling tourism industry and economy.

Eat Out To Help Out will run on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week until August 31.

The government will cover the other half of the bill, up to £10 per head, to boost the hospitality industry post-coronavirus lockdown.

The discount includes soft drinks and children's meals too, although it won't cover any booze ordered to go with your food.

It will see an £80 bill for a family of four reduced to just £40.

Businesses will need to register with the scheme on Gov.uk before being able to offer the discount, as well as be Food Standards Agency approved.

Instead of issuing discount vouchers – which the government felt increased the risk of fraud – restaurants, cafes and pubs will be able to claim back the cash.

The refund will then be transferred into restaurants, cafes and pubs' bank accounts within five working days.

Customers will only receive the discount if they eat out at a registered business.

Just keep in mind that the treats are only available as long as stocks last each day.

If you prefer to dine in, we've listed the Krispy Kreme stores taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme below.

The scheme is not available in Krispy Kreme concessions in supermarkets and service stations such as Moto, EuroGarages and Roadchef.

You can find your nearest Krispy Kreme branch by using its store locator tool.

A number of other chains including Beefeater and Morrisons are also offering extra discounts on top of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Which Krispy Kreme branches are currently offering Eat Out to Help Out?

THE below Krispy Kreme branches are currently open for dine in and taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

  • Bluewater Hotlight
  • Braehead Hotlight
  • Bridgend Designer Outlet
  • Brighton
  • Bristol Avonmeads
  • Bromley
  • Cabots Circus
  • Cardiff
  • Cheshire Oaks
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • East Midlands Designer Outlet
  • Edinburgh Hermiston Gait
  • Enfield
  • Exeter Guildhall
  • Gateshead Hotlight
  • Glasgow Buchanan Galleries
  • Glasgow Silverburn
  • Hull
  • Ipswich
  • Lakeside
  • Leeds Birstall Hotlight
  • Leeds Thorpe Park
  • Leeds White Rose
  • Leicester
  • Livingston
  • Manchester Trafford Box
  • Manchester Trafford Park Hotlight
  • Merry Hill
  • Milton Keynes
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Peterborough Hotlight
  • Peterborough Queensgate
  • Portsmouth North Harbour
  • Preston
  • Reading
  • Redditch
  • Shannon Corner Hotlight
  • Sheffield Meadowhall
  • Sheffield Moor
  • Southampton West Quay
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Swindon
  • Telford
  • Watford Intu
  • Windsor
  • York Designer Outlet

Here's the full list of chains taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Thousands of Brits tucked into cut-price meals on first day of the scheme yesterday.

And you can now use a postcode checker to find restaurants offering the meal deal near you.

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