Cactus has teamed up with language-related venues all over the UK to bring our evening language students unique offers and discounts that also offer the chance to practise the language that is being learnt.
If you’re learning German, why not visit a German Beer Hall and take advantage not only of great discounts on beer but also the chance to practise your German! Our cultural partners range from bars and restaurants to cinemas and dance classes – all guarantee great discounts AND the chance to practise the language and learn a little bit more about the culture.
These offers are available to all Cactus students who are currently studying with us and those who have studied with us in the last 12 months. Simply present your Cactus e-mail course confirmation in order to receive your discount.
La Tasca Bournemouth is a genuine Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant situated on Bournemouth Square, a short distance from Bournemouth’s spectacular seafront. With the iconic pier and range of shops nearby, La Tasca Bournemouth comes with a lively and welcoming town atmosphere that goes hand in hand with the warmth and vibrancy of Spanish cuisine. Cactus students can get a great 25% off their food at La Tasca Bournemouth by simply showing their course confirmation email. Don’t miss the chance to experience the best of Spain in central Bournemouth and book your table at La Tasca here!
La Choza presents a gloriously delicious and affordable menu of authentic Mexican street food dishes all made with time and love, and within a bustling but relaxed setting. As a Cactus student you will be able to get a 10% off from Monday to Thursday 12 till 5pm in their Western Road restaurant. To get the discount you just need to show the confirmation email of your course.
At Tropical Sushi you can enjoy fresh and flavourful made-to-order fusion sushi, always served with the warmest Latin hospitality! Cactus students can enjoy a special offer just by showing the confirmation email. You will get a 20% off food from Monday to Wednesday (lunch and dinner service) and 10% off food from Thursday to Saturday. As well as amazing sushi Tropical Sushi offers workshops to learn how to make delicious food with Japanese techniques at a special price for Cactus students (just £15).
Cactus customers get special access to the Duke of York’s Student Membership, which includes two free film tickets, a discount on cinema tickets for a year, 10% off food and drinks, and discounts at all Picturehouse cinemas nationwide! Simply present your Cactus course confirmation email and you will be able to purchase your Student Membership for £20.
BeFries serves award winning Belgian fries that are double cooked and saucy. Located in the heart of Brighton, this family run business has been voted number 1 on the Best Bites On A Budget category in the Brighton Restaurant Awards 2017. Get 10% off their delicious Belgian fries (Monday to Friday) by simply letting them know that you are a Cactus student and showing them your course confirmation email!
Tiempo España Dance Academy offers Cuban salsa classes in Leeds, York and Selby. If you’ve always wanted to try dancing then why not come along to one of their classes and give it a go! Classes are informal and friendly and you’ll not only learn moves but meet some great people. Cactus students get a student discount on 8 class passes by showing the course confirmation email.
Revolución de Cuba, situated in the heart of Leeds, is the perfect place to take you back to the heyday of Havana. Why not have a ‘fiesta’ – Cuban style. Whether you’re after the finest Cuban coffee, a wide range of tapas, classic cocktails, salsa classes or great live music they’ve got it all! Resident Spanish DJ Fabio and guests play different types of Latin music all night long on Fridays. Cactus students, when showing their course confirmation email, can get an ‘Amigo Card’ which gives special discounts: 25% off your meal, extended Happy Hour from 5pm to 9pm and pints for £3.
La Tasca Liverpool is located in the heart of Liverpool city centre. Close to Queens Square, Liverpool bus station and just 5 minutes by walking from Liverpool Lime Street station, La Tasca Liverpool exhibits a fabulous external terrace and has recently undergone a stunning refurbishment. La Tasca Liverpool is the ideal place to dine before the theatre, for a night out on the town or take a well-deserved break during a shopping trip. Cactus students can get a great 25% off their food at La Tasca Bournemouth by simply showing their course confirmation email. Don’t miss the chance to experience the best of Spain in central Bournemouth and book your table at La Tasca here!
At La Petite Bretagne you will find the perfect occasion to practise your French language skills. Catering to any palate, La Petite Bretagne offers a great range of traditional Breton crepes at its two locations in Hammersmith and Dalston, including mouth-watering vegetarian and gluten-free options. Don’t miss the wonderful chance to taste their delicious crepes while speaking French with their welcoming staff. As a Cactus student, you can enjoy a free drink (soft drink, glass of wine or glass of cider) with your bought crepe by simply showing your course confirmation email!
Salvador & Amanda Bloomsbury is an enticing Spanish cocktail bar just 4 minutes away from our Holborn school that offers a casual tapas menu downstairs whilst a more formal dining takes place on its upper floor. There’s always something interesting going on at S&A: happy hour all night long on Mondays, free pintxos on Wednesdays with every drink or even Fiesta Nights with live flamenco music! It’s the perfect venue for an after work drink or dining out after your lessons and practising your ‘camarero, una copa de vino, por favor’ while you try the best tapas. As a Cactus student, you can enjoy a fantastic 15% OFF your total bill from Monday to Thursday by showing your course confirmation email!
L’atelier des Chefs is the UK’s most popular cookery school! Last year they taught over 30,000 people how to master a wide range of cuisines and skills earning them a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. From French or Spanish to Hindi and Thai cuisine, they have plenty of cookery classes to help you dive further into the foodie culture of the language you are learning! Book any 60min, 90min, 2hr, 2.5hr, 3hr or 4hr class with them and get 10% Off by entering the code CACTUS when booking your tasty class. Find more information about this great offer here.
GOOOD Pizza is the new pizza-by-the-slice venue in London, Holborn, made from organic ingredients and slow-rising sourdough. So when leaving class, or if you happen to be in the area, why not pop in and grab a slice? Because as a Cactus student you can get a massive 20% off – simply email us and we will send you a 20% discount code.
La Tasca Broadgate is a genuine Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant situated a stone’s throw away from London’s Liverpool Street Station that delivers an authentic Spanish dining experience. There is no better place to put your Spanish language skills into practice and get into the Spanish mood! Serving delicious Tapas, Paella, Mains & Desserts along with a range of Wines, Sangrias and Copa Gins, La Tasca Broadgate features a new range of speciality happy hour Cocktails that remain 2FOR1 All Day Every Day. Cactus students will receive a massive 25% off their food at La Tasca Broadgate by simply showing their course confirmation email. Don’t miss the chance to taste the best of Spain in central London and book your table at La Tasca Broadgate here!
Mundo Lingo’s aim is to break down barriers between locals and foreigners in any given city, through the activity of exchanging languages through social conversation. Join a Mundo Lingo language exchange gathering in London (Camden, Clapham Common and Shoreditch) and practise your chosen language! A Mundo Lingo team is present at every event, and Cactus students will receive language flags so others can easily see your native language and spoken languages. Events are fun, free and social!
La Tasca Manchester Deansgate is an outstanding Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant situated close to Piccadilly Gardens and Manchester Victoria Rail Station while also being walking distance from the MEN Arena, Apollo Theatre and Palace Theatre. La Tasca is the perfect venue for a meal with family and friends before partying the night away until late in the spectacular Bar de Sangria basement bar. Cactus students will receive a massive 25% off their food at La Tasca Manchester Deansgate by simply showing their course confirmation email. Don’t miss the chance to taste the best of Spain in central Manchester and book your table here!
The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex is a unique venue with 3 bars under one roof! Cactus students can claim Sunday Bucket deals all week (except Saturdays) with prior booking. Call 08455 333 000 or email to book. Deals: 4 Estrella Damm for £10, 4 Holsten Pils for £10 & 4 Bierra Moretti for £10 with free table reservation.
Manchester wine tasting & courses. The most fun, non-stuffy and laid-back way of learning about wine! As a Cactus customer, you will receive 20% off any of their great Wine Tasting courses. Simply enter code CACT20 in the promotional offers box at checkout and your discount will be applied automatically. Moreover, if you are interested in the WSET Level 1 or Level 2 Wine and Spirits courses, which are invaluable for anyone considering a career in hospitality or the wine and spirits industry, you can get a 5% off by applying the code CACT5! For more information, check Northern Wine School website.
Dance classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced dancers. New beginner courses in Cuban Salsa start Sundays! No partner needed, classes every day, student discounts and free car park. Cactus language students get 20% off dance classes! Register online at Salsa Manchester.
Cactus customers get special access to the Phoenix Picturehouse‘s Student Membership, which includes 2 free film tickets, a discount on cinema tickets for a year, 25% off food and drinks and discounts at all Picturehouse cinemas nationwide! Simply present your Cactus course confirmation email and you will be able to purchase your Student Membership for £20.
If you want to practise the language you are learning outside of the classroom why not join a language and culture exchange ‘meet up’ local to you? There are ‘meet ups’ happening all over the country and it’s easy to find one near to your language school, home or place of work.