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UK’s Most Loved Mexican Brand Set to Give Away Half a Million Free Burritos Tomorrow to Celebrate World Burrito Day!

The UK’s most loved Mexican restaurant Tortilla is celebrating World Burrito Day in style with the biggest ever FREE burrito giveaway in UK history!

Tortilla, the real California burrito and taco joint, has announced its biggest ever giveaway with half a million FREE burritos up for grabs. Yes, that’s right, 500,000!

Last year the popular Tortilla restaurant gave away thousands of free burritos to celebrate the day and venues were packed and massive queues formed outside. This year they plan to smash all records with the biggest ever UK giveaway.

At a time when everyone is feeling the pinch Tortilla is offering half a million lucky guests the unbelievable deal so they can experience the taste of sunny Mexico and Californian style burritos.


To grab one of the free medium burritos at Tortilla on World Burrito Day (Thursday 4, April 2024) head to Tortilla after 2pm. The freshly made burritos with vegan and vegetarian options usually cost up to £9 and that includes guacamole!

Sign up to Club Tortilla and once you are signed up and the account is validated the customer will receive an email with instructions to download their loyalty card to their Apple or Android phone wallet.

Then visit a participating Tortilla restaurant on Thursday 4th April after 2pm, order a medium burrito or naked burrito bowl with your choice of fillings, scan your loyalty card at the till to apply the discount and enjoy the delicious FREE treat (See T&Cs below).


And if you thought that was a great deal, Tortilla is also offering one extra special guest a Tortilla Black Card which will give them FREE Burritos for the rest of the year! In collaboration with @greatbritish.memes, Tortilla is giving away a Tortilla Black Card to one lucky winner. Simply head to @greatbritish.memes, like the post, tag a friend and follow @tortillauk to enter. The competition goes live from 9am on Thursday 4 April and closes 12pm on Friday 12 April 2024 (see T&Cs below).

Every Tortilla dish is made-to-order which they aim to serve in less than 90 seconds – that’s fast and fresh! There’s also over 4 million burrito filling combinations to try!


World Burrito Day is celebrated on the first Thursday in April (on April 4 this year). The day celebrates burritos, the extremely popular Mexican dish enjoyed all over the world.


Tortilla Marketing Director Megan Burton-Brown said: “Tortilla exists to make life better with burritos – and what better way to celebrate than with burritos for all on World Burrito Day! This year we’ve made our giveaway bigger and better with half a million reasons for life to be better!”


Tortilla serves over 7 million burritos annually and according to food industry estimates over one billion burritos are consumed each year in the United States alone. The world’s largest burrito weighed over 12,785 pounds and was made by a team in Oklahoma in 2021.

All of Tortilla’s fresh toppings and fillings are made from scratch, everyday (often twice a day!). Over 70% of Tortilla’s menu is plant-based and Vegan Friendly accredited. The moreish guacamole is made with hass avocados, hand-smashed until chunky, never pureed! Tortilla import chillies from Mexico to give each dish that authentic taste and only grass-fed British Isle brisket is used for the barbacoa.

Tortilla is proud to say they use only 100% renewable electricity. Tortilla produce is always fresh, never frozen and onboard with the Better Chicken Commitment and serve higher welfare chicken and pork.

Tortilla was inspired by San Francisco’s taquerias, each restaurant boasts a relaxed vibe with neon lights and feel-good tunes, perfect for dinners with friends, family and colleagues. Every dish is made fresh to order and completely customisable, with mouthwatering toppings and fillings to suit all tastes, diets and cravings.

Real California Burritos & Tacos! The food is fast, filling and made fresh daily using quality ingredients. Tortilla make every meal from scratch to your tastes – there are literally thousands of flavour combinations to try. And the best part? All the dishes are fully customisable to fit any diet or cravings – whether it’s a full, juicy burrito you’re after, a fresh naked burrito bowl, delicious tacos or a crispy melted cheese quesadilla. And it’s a bang for your buck, too! With satisfying, bursting-with-fresh-flavour meal options and over 70% of the menu is plant-based and Vegan Friendly accredited.


Terms & Conditions for burrito giveaway:

  • Offer is exclusive to Club Tortilla members only.
  • Offer can be redeemed on a MEDIUM burrito or naked burrito only
  • Available in-store at participating Tortilla restaurants on Thursday 4th April 2024 after 2pm only
  • Each reward is single use only. One redemption per person, per transaction.
  • Available while stocks last.
  • Participating restaurants exclude; Tortilla delivery-only kitchens, Bristol Airport, Euston Station, Gatwick Airport, Leeds Skelton Lake Services, & Manchester Piccadilly Station, Middlesex University, Sussex University, Brunel University, Salford University, Swansea University.


Terms & Conditions for Black Card Competition:

  • Tortilla Black Card expires 31.12.24
  • You, the named card holder must be present to claim the discount, proof of ID may be required
  • This black card entitles you to a free meal when you show this card – in-store only.
  • Excludes alcohol – any alcohol will be charged separately.
  • Not available with any other offers, online or on Click & Collect
  • Tortilla reserves the right to modify or withdraw this programme at any time.

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