Free Food and Drink for London Marathon 2018 Runners

A number of London establishments are offering participants in the London Marathon food and drink that’s free of charge when they present their finisher’s medal.

Here’s a summary of some of the freebies on offer, gleaned from the Independent


Bunga Bunga Battersea – free pizza on both Sunday April 22 and Monday April 23.

Franco Manca – free pizza on both Sunday April 22 and Monday April 23 at 33 branches.

Kurobuta on King’s Road and in Marble Arch is providing marathon finishers with their signature tuna sashimi pizza, in addition to a free beverage of either wine, beer or kombucha.

Chloe in Covent Garden, a vegan establishment, is offering runners a complimentary bowl of post-race pasta, with gluten-free options available upon request.

If you head to Blues Kitchen, which has branches of its restaurant in Camden, Shoreditch and Brixton, you can take your pick from The Cheeseburger, The Spicy Chicken Sandwich or The Creole Bean Burger for free.

For a burger that’s undeniably saucy, Mac & Wild in Fitzrovia is giving all runners who present their medal a free ‘Veni-Moo’ burger, which contains a beef patty, venison patty, cheese, béarnaise and caramelised onions served on a brioche bun.

BaBaBoom in Clapham Junction is offering finishers a free Middle Eastern kebab when they come into the restaurant on Sunday or Monday with their medal.

Maxwell’s in Covent Garden is offering all runners a free burger and fries until 11pm on the day of the race

Get free pasta at Pastaio (19 Ganton Street, W1F 9BN) from noon until 10.30pm on Sunday April 22.


Skylon in the Royal Festival Hall on Southbank is giving all medal holders a complimentary drink on the day.

If you head to Sophie’s Steakhouse & Bar in Soho with your medal, you’ll be treated to one of their signature martinis.

For runners particularly fond of bubbly, Salsa! Temple is giving all medal holders a complimentary glass of prosecco or a soft drink post-race

Bluebird in Chelsea will have its outdoor terrace open where you can sit with a free beverage in hand.

All eight branches of Three Cheers pubs in London is giving marathon finishers the option to choose from a pint of beer, a 175ml glass of house red or white wine, a 125ml glass of prosecco, a house spirit and mixer or a soft drink for free.

Hippo Inns pub, which also has eight branches across the capital, will similarly have free pints or glasses of house wine on offer on Sunday for those who have conquered the London Marathon.

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