26 miles – it's a pretty big deal, right? London seems to agree, so here's a round-up of all the places offering a complimentary treat for completing the race
Free burgers, pizza and drinks for London Marathon runners
Any runner who has just completed the gruelling London Marathon definitely deserves a reward. This year Skylon are offering a refreshing complimentary drink to all medal holders. Simply present your medal at the wonderful venue in the Royal Festival Hall on Southbank relax and enjoy a well-earned drink and panoramic views of the spectacular London skyline.
Find it here: Skylon Restaurant, Bar & Grill, Royal Festival Hall, Lambeth, London, SE1 8XX
Bluebird invites all London Marathon medal holders to enjoy a free drink
If you've managed to endure the London Marathon then a celebration is definitely in order. Head down to Bluebird Chelsea, with your enviable marathon medal and you will be offered a free drink on Sunday 22nd April. Cool down in their outdoor terrace with a refreshing drink in hand.
Find it here: Bluebird Chelsea, 350 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5UU
Pick up a free pizza at Bunga Bunga Battersea
Go on, present your medal and pick up a free pizza, you earned it! This year, Bunga Bunga Battersea are wishing all London Marathon runners a big complimenti (congratulations), and offering every medal holder a free pizza at Bunga Bunga on both Sunday 22nd April and Monday 23rd April. Runners simply have to parade their medal to receive a whole pizza completely free of charge. Whether you run to a Ruby Loves topped with Nduja spicy soft sausage, calabrese salame, cherry tomatoes & mozzarella or want to medal a Micaela Margherita, Bunga Bunga will welcome you over the finish line with open arms.
Find it here: 37 Battersea Bridge Road, Battersea, London
Kurobuta reward any medal holder with a free sashimi pizza and drink
Kurobuta, both Marble Arch and King's Road locations, has the perfect remedy for all Marathon runners. Competitors need only drop in and show their medal on Sunday 22nd April to receive their famed tuna sashimi pizza and either a glass of house wine, Asahi beer or JARR Kombucha completely free! The Marathon may be over but the celebrations have only just begun!
Find it here: Kurobuta Chelsea, Bar & Grill, 312 King's Road, London, SW3 5UH
Kurobuta Marble Arch, 17-20 Kendal St, London W2 2AW
Celebrate like a true medal winner this London Marathon at Aster
This London Marathon, valiant competitors can come to Aster and show their medal to receive a completely complimentary drink. Celebrate the victory in style as you relax in Aster's elegant space, complete with gorgeous views of the city.
Find it here: Aster, 150 Victoria St, Westminster, London SW1E 5LB
Cantina Laredo serves up fresh guacamole for all Marathon medal holders
Holy Guacamole! Get ready to smash that marathon as London's Mexican restaurant, Cantina Laredo will be offering all marathon runners free guacamole on Monday 23rd April. Runners can re-fuel from a gruelling weekend on one of 'The Great Eight Guacamoles' as in house 'Guacamaestros' transport runners to the heart and soul of modern Mexico, guaranteed to put a spring back in their step. Runners just need to show their shiny new medal to a member of staff to receive a free guacamole when dining at Cantina Laredo on Monday 23rd April 2018.
Find it here: 10 Upper St Martin's Lane, London, WC2H 9FB
Mac & Wild congratulates Marathon medal holders with free Veni-Moo
Roll up Roll up Marathon runners. Scottish champions Mac & Wild will be congratulating all London Marathon runners on Sunday 22nd April at Mac & Wild Great Titchfield Street and Monday 23rd April at both Mac & Wild restaurants with free Veni-Moo burgers. Yes you heard it right, Mac & Wild will be offering all Marathon runners their infamous, award winning, Veni-moo burger, complete with one beef patty, one venison patty, gherkins, caramelised onions, cheese and bearnaise sauce, served in a brioche bun. Marathon runners only need to wave their medal with pride to gain their well deserved treat. Just don't forget to bring your bling!
Find it here: Mac & Wild Fitzrovia, 65 Great Titchfield St, London W1W 7PS
Mac & Wild Devonshire Square, 9A Devonshire Square London EC2M 4YN
Run for your roast at Mr Fogg's Tavern
Make Mr Fogg's Tavern the final destination to your running route for the London Marathon this year, if the thought of a hearty Sunday roast is anything to push you through that last gruelling mile. All medal holders will be rewarded with a free pint or punch on Sunday 22nd April, when they book and order a classic Sunday roast at Mr Fogg's Tavern in Covent Garden. Fresh out of the Tavern kitchen on St Martin's Lane, runners will simply have to book a Sunday roast and present their medal to retrieve their free drink on the house.
Find it here: 8 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4EA
CHLOE. is offering medal winners a complimentary pasta dish or a signature cookie
In need for a refuel? Come in and show off that shiny new medal and redeem a complimentary pasta dish (the amazing Mac n’ Cheese or the Avocado Pesto Pasta) or one of by CHLOE.’s signature Cinnamon Espresso cookies. Available on Sunday 22nd April 2018 to London marathon medal holders only. Includes one complimentary regular pasta or one Cinnamon Espresso Cookie per medal holder.
Find it here: CHLOE., Drury House, 34-43 Russell Street, London, WC2B 5HA