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These are the best bars and restaurants offering Pokémon Go deals

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Amelia Tait
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If you're anything like us, you'll have already lost 20 stone walking around aimlessly trying to find Gyarados whilst playing Pokémon Go.

Which is why we thought we'd help you out by showcasing places you can grab a cheap bite to eat and drink without having to pause your quest. These are the best bars and restaurants around the UK offering exclusive discounts and deals for Pokémon trainers. Oh, and a zoo too. Of course. 

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    M Victoria Street, London

    Every Friday in August this bar and grill is offering a free cocktail if you show the bar staff your starter Pokémon. If you chose Charmander, expect the flaming concoction pictured above. 

    As if that wasn't enough, anyone who manages to catch a Pokémon in or outside the M Wine Store will receive a £25 voucher for the M Restaurant. Brb.

    Find out more here

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    Treacle Bar and Kitchen, Edinburgh

    Every Tuesday and Thursday until the 16th August, the Scottish bar and restaurant are dropping two straight hours of lure modules from 3pm to 5pm. 

    If that doesn't determine where you go for dinner, we don't know what will.

    Check out the event here

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    The Blackbird, Brunstfield

    Treacle's sister bar is also getting in on the act, with the same promotion taking place there until the 16th August. 

    Find out more here

     

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    The Grand, Clapham

    The UK's first ever Pokémon Go club night is here, whether you want it to be or not.

    The Grand in Clapham are hosting the event on 30th July from 10pm to 3am.The £5 tickets get you a free Pikachu, Pidgey, or Jigglypuff mask, plus a free drink. There will be a treasure hunt, Pokémon confetti, a secret Pokémon screening room, and erm... "Pokémon podium dancers". Nice.

    What's more, there'll be constant lures and free WiFi throughout the night. 

    Find out more here

     

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    Base + Barley, Cardiff

    Okay, so there are no freebies at this Welsh sourdough pizza joint, but there is a limited-edition Pokéball shaped Pizza. Yes, a Pokéball shaped pizza. Thank you, world. 

    Find out more here

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    The Oxford, Manchester

    The sign says it all...

    Find out more here

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    Illegal Jacks, Edinburgh

    Although the Tex Mex Grill doesn't currently have any Pokémon promotions, they are one of the few venues in Edinburgh that is actually a Pokémon Gym.

    If you're sick of losing your gym every time you pop off for a bite to eat, this is the one for you.

    Never leave. 

    Find out more here

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    Sapporo Teppanyaki, Liverpool

    This Japanese sushi restaurant is both a Pokéstop and a place that serves rice shaped like Pikachu. Just look at those tomato Pokéballs. Death can claim us now. We will go in peace.

    Find out more here.

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    Bristol Zoo, Bristol

    This late night event includes free entry to the zoo, free WiFi, 
    12 Pokéstops with free lures, AND an on-site gym. 

    The event will take place on Wednesday 3 August, 6pm - 8pm, and the zoo are asking for a donation of £3. 

    Find out more here

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    The Electric Theatre, Guildford

    Pokémon Go players get 10% drinks at The Electric Theatre's cafe bar all day every day. All you have to do is show your app at the bar. And go to Guildford, we guess. 

    Find out more here

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    Cosmo, Nottingham

    So this promotion relies on you finding a Pokémon in the restaurant and snapping a quick selfie, but a bottomless drink is definitely a worthy reward. 

    Find out more here

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    Gossip, Stoke-on-Trent

    This Friday sees the first of many Pokémon Go themed parties at the club, where lure modules will be active all night.

    The venue is offering a free drink for every Pokémon caught with a CP of 200+, and they're raising money for Action for Children, a local children's charity, at the same time. You just can't argue with that.

    Find out more here

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    Charleville Lodge Hotel, Dublin