Dining Out Gets Rewarding With These Credit Cards

By Sanesh Mathew | February 14, 2018

Did you know that the right Credit Card can help you save a great deal on dining? We’ve identified five cards that can fetch you great discounts and savings on dining. Read on. Dining Out Gets Rewarding With These Credit Cards Do you often dine out? If you’re like Mr. Sharma, then your answer is likely to be yes. But like Sharma-ji, are you smart about it? As a foodie, do you make the most of your dine-out sessions? We’re talking about taking advantage of discounts, cashback, savings, and more. No? Well, Mr. Sharma enjoys great discounts and savings too, along with great food. If you also want to reap these extra benefits, you’ll probably want to get yourself a Credit Card that gets you discounts and savings on your dining bills (just like Sharma-ji did). Additional Reading: Best Credit Cards For Grocery Shopping We’ve identified a few cards which come with great dining benefits along with a variety of other benefits. See if you’re interested in any of these cards.

HDFC Bank Platinum Times Card

Dining benefits you’ll love

  • Up to 20% discount at select restaurants
  • 10 reward points for every Rs. 150 spent on dining on weekdays

Other benefits you’ll love

  • Up to 25% discount on movies and shopping at select outlets
  • Up to Rs. 500 fuel-surcharge waiver every cycle. Applicable on fuel transactions between Rs. 400 and Rs. 5,000
  • Get amazing travel and stay offers on the HDFC Times Card website
  • Gift vouchers as a welcome gift

Charges

  • Joining fee – Rs. 1,000
  • Annual fee – Rs. 1,000. This fee is waived if annual spends exceed Rs. 2.5 lakhs

Are you eligible for this card? Check now.

ICICI Bank Coral Contactless Credit Card

Dining benefits you’ll love

  • 15% minimum savings on all your dining bills
  • 2X cash rewards on dining spends

Other benefits you’ll love

  • It’s a contactless card. Tap your card at accepting POS terminals to make payments. PIN isn’t required for such transactions made up to Rs. 2,000
  • BookMyShow offer – Buy one movie ticket, get another totally FREE
  • Up to 10,000 reward points as an anniversary gift every year
  • One complimentary domestic airport lounge and railway lounge visit every quarter
  • Lots of welcome gifts from Provogue, Shoppers Stop

Charges

  • Joining fee – Rs. 500 +GST
  • Annual fee – Rs. 500 + GST. This is waived if annual spends exceed Rs. 1.5 lakhs

Check if you’re eligible for this card.

SBI Card PRIME

Dining benefits you’ll love

  • 10 reward points for every Rs. 100 spent on dining
  • For quarterly spends of Rs. 50,000, get Pizza Hut vouchers worth Rs. 1,000
  • 20 reward points for every Rs. 100 spent on your birthday

Other benefits you’ll love

  • 10 reward points for every Rs. 100 spent on movies, groceries and supermarket spends
  • 2 reward points for every Rs. 100 spent on all other retail purchases
  • 15 points for every Rs. 100 spent at preferred partners such as BigBasket, Reliance Fresh/Smart/Footprint/Trends, and Sahakari Bhandar stores
  • Gift vouchers worth Rs. 3,000 from popular travel, apparel and lifestyle brands
  • 4 complimentary international lounge visits every year. 8 complimentary domestic lounge visits every year. A maximum of 2 visits is allowed in a quarter
  • 1% fuel-surcharge waiver at all petrol outlets
  • 20 reward points for every Rs. 100 spent on utility bill payments, but on standing instructions only

Charges

  • Joining fee – Rs. 2,999
  • Annual fee – Rs. 2,999. This fee is waived if annual spends is Rs. 3 lakhs or more

Check eligibility for this card.

The American Express Platinum Reserve Credit Card

Dining benefits you’ll love

  • Great discounts at participating restaurants via American Express Selects Dining programme
  • Lots of rewards and benefits while dining at Taj’s hotels, bars and spas with the Taj Epicure Plus membership

Other benefits you’ll love

  • 1 reward point for every Rs. 50 spent. This is not applicable on fuel, insurance, utility bills and cash transactions
  • Welcome gift – Pay the annual fee and make a charge on your card to avail 11,000 bonus reward points. This is applicable only in the first year
  • MakeMyTrip reward – Up to Rs. 10,000 cashback on all travel bookings made via the MakeMyTrip website
  • Lots of health and wellness benefits from Max Healthcare, Texas Medical Concierge and Fortis Healthcare
  • 24/7 concierge service

Charges

  • Joining fee – Rs. 5,000
  • Annual fee – Rs. 10,000 plus taxes. No fee waiver is available as of now

Like this card? Check if you’re eligible for it.

Axis Bank My Zone Credit Card

Dining benefits you’ll love

  • 40 reward points for every Rs. 200 spent on dining on weekends

Other benefits you’ll love

  • Joining fee of Rs. 500 is applicable. However, it is waived on spends of Rs. 5,000 and more within 45 days
  • 25% cashback on booking movie tickets
  • 20 reward points on every Rs. 200 spent on shopping during weekends
  • 100 reward points on making your first online transaction
  • Complimentary lounge access
  • Fuel-surcharge waiver

Charges

  • Annual fee is Rs. 500. This fee cannot be waived

Want to get this card? Check your eligibility. There are a great many cards out there which can get you great discounts on dining. Credit Cards are a boon when it comes to discounts and savings – not just for dining but a host of other categories like shopping, entertainment, and more. Additional Reading: 15 Awesome Credit Cards With No Paperwork At BankBazaar, you can get even more benefits on Credit Cards. Apply for a card and get a Rs. 1,500 Amazon voucher on approval of your application. Hurry!

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About Sanesh Mathew

A talkative sleepyhead, Sanesh, enjoys watching horror movies, listening to music, reading all things related to personal finance and wandering aimlessly (walking meditation, he calls it!). He refers to himself as a 'simple human being with a rather chaotic mind'.

2 thoughts on “Dining Out Gets Rewarding With These Credit Cards

  1. Dev

    Fantastic article.
    It’s really gonna help us and yes I’m gonna share your experience with my office mates thanks for sharing… Keep Posting

    Love You
    Tc

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    1. Team BankBazaar

      Hi Dev, We’re glad that you liked our article. Keep reading and sharing. Cheers, Team BankBazaar

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