The place London Marathon runners can eat and drink without cost


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Free… two… one, go! Here the runners of the London Marathon can eat and drink for free after the race tomorrow.

Saturday 1 October 2022 2:38 p.m

The annual London Marathon returns to the capital this weekend with a range of cafes and restaurants offering free food and drink to runners.

Runners across London are in serious need of refueling after the 26.2-mile mammoth, and what better time to do so than when you’re already underway.

From a free burger and beer at Bills to a lighter dim sum meal at Royal China, here’s a list of London cafes and restaurants offering free food and drink at the 2022 London Marathon.

Places offering free food and drinks to runners in the London Marathon

1. Bills

Bills have announced they will be generously offering a burger and beer combo for all London Marathon runners this Sunday. All 11 Bills restaurants across London are accepting walk-ins but have encouraged runners to book in advance through the Bills website.

How to claim: To qualify for the deal, London Marathon runners must show their medal and choose between Bourbon BBQ, Vegan, Chicken and Classic Burger.

2. The real Greek

Want a little less power and a little more spark? The Real Greek is offering a free Greek plate or vegan Greek plate for London Marathon runners from Sunday 2nd October to Thursday 6th October.

How to claim: To claim your lunch or dinner plate, you must present your official London Marathon finisher’s medal.

3. Three Cheers Pubs

Three Cheers Pub Co has continued its tradition of offering one free drink per person to the brave runners in the London Marathon.

How to claim: All Three Cheers Pubs Co asks that you bring your medal with you.

4. Meat Liqueur

MeatLiquor is offering a free burger on the house to all runners and volunteers who took part in the 2022 London Marathon. The offer includes all of their London branches.

How to claim: To qualify for the free burger, don’t forget your medal.

5. Royal China

Royal China is known for offering a dim sum meal to runners in the London Marathon at its London stores. It should be like this again in 2022.

How to claim: In previous years, all you had to do was show your medal at qualifying London restaurants.