From Thursday until Sunday 29 November, restaurants across the country will be supporting them through Feast for Peace, an event that allows you to stuff your face while they give upwards of 25 per cent of profits to charity. An impressive number of establishments are taking part; some of these are listed below.
Clerkenwell Green, London EC1 (0171-251 6606) Fri; and Maison Novelli, 29 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1 (same number), Sat 28 Nov
Haute-cuisine charity. The chef offers a free children's menu, plus staff in UN berets, and "ration boxes" of chocolates.
Polygon Bar and Grill
4 The Polygon, London SW4 (0171-622 1199) Sun 29 Nov
This cutting-edge eclectic venue offers a "modern world feast" at pounds 35 a head, and apparently "features" the Brand New Heavies.
41 Dean Street, London W1 (0171-734 3924) Fri
"Traditional Old-Style Italian Feast" from ad-land's favourite pasta house.
41 Dean Street, London W1 (0171-734 3924) Thur and Fri
"Liquid Feast": drink yourself Zilli in the knowledge that drinks proceeds go to charity.
36-40 Brewer Street, London W1 (0171-734 8649) Sat 28 Nov, 12noon-8pm
"Celebrity Serve": have your prawns dished up by someone famous...
Ciro's Pizza Pomodoro
125 Great Titchfield Street, London W1 (0171-636 2995) Sun 29 Nov
New branch of the popular Kinghtsbridge Italian offers live music and a pounds 22.50 menu.
21 Romilly Street, London W1 (0171-439 0450) Mon
Richard Corrigan cooks Irish food in elegant surroundings.
87 Regent Street, London W1 (0171-287 1400) date tba
Cool, comfortable restaurant, serving light French food.
The King's Arms
30 Old Amersham High Street, Old Amersham, Bucks (01494 726333) Fri
pounds 25 for a set menu at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
C'est La Vie
17 High Street, Ewell, Surrey (0181-394 2933) Thur
French menus at pounds 20/pounds 25.
77 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, Dorset (0976 233360) Thur
Yet to open at time of writing, but offers English/French/New World cuisine menus at pounds 15.
The Country Elephant
New Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire (01452 813564) Sun 29 Nov
Unpretentious and classy restaurant in historic building offers a smoked salmon and champagne breakfast for pounds 25.
Terre a Terre
71 East Street, Brighton, East Sussex (01273 729051) Sun 29 Nov
Vegetarian restaurant that will convert any carnivore.
High Street, Westerham, Kent (01959 562125) Thur
Indian feast which includes children's entertainment.
North Hill Exchange
19-20 North Hill, Colchester, Essex (01206 769988) Thur
European cuisine at pounds 15.
This is an abbreviated list; events are taking place nationwide. Call 0171-916 6000 for details of events near you.
Or send donations to War Child "Feast for Peace", 7-12 Greenland Street, London NW1 0ND; cheques should be made payable to "War Child".