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Get your rainbow flags out - it’s time once again for Pride, and London’s restaurants are primed and ready to show their support. Read on to find out where to get your multicoloured foodie fixes (and believe us, there's a LOT of rainbows) while doing your bit to show solidarity with LGBT folks.

 

Rainbow treats at Balls & Company 

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24 Wardour St, London W1D 6QJ

Where: Balls & Company, 58 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 3DY

When: 8 July

Greek Street-based meatball makers Balls & Company is showing their support with a trio of new sweet Rainbow Treats. The names should give some clue as to what you’re getting. On the day, the Psychedelic Pavlova, Whiskey Rainbow Marshmallow and Tongue Twister Rainbow Doughnuts will be on sale outside the restaurant, which given its proximity to Pride hotspot Soho Square means it’s going to be *very* busy.

 

Pesto, pecorino and Pride burger at Honest Burgers

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Where: Honest Burgers Soho and Honest Burgers Oxford Circus

4A Meard St, Soho, London W1F 0EF, 4 Market Pl, Fitzrovia, London W1W 8AD

When: 24 June - 8 July

Honest Burgers love their specials, so for their Pride burger, they’ve linked up with aptly-named The Gay Farmer, an olive oil producer who also used to work at the burger company. The burger will have pesto, both parmesan AND pecorino and the citrusy addition of Amalfi lemons, topped with crispy pancetta. Plus, £1 from each burger sold will go to LGBT rights charity Stonewall.

 

Rainbow buns and pickles at Bun House & Tea Room 

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Where: Bun House & Tea Room, 23 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4DZ

When: 8 July

The Cantonese steamed bun cafe is serving up a limited edition Rainbow custard bao on Parade Day. There are just 250 going on sale and they cost £2.50 each. 

 

Drink pink at Poppies Soho

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Where: Poppies Soho, 55-59 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 6HW

When: 24 June - 8 July

Poppies Soho will be bringing out the pink in force for the occasion, from new labels for a limited edition ‘Pride run’ of their bottles of pale ale to a pinked up newspaper for wrapping for their speciality dish, fish and chips. The newspapers are designed to match the now-closed Pink Paper, a newspaper devoted to gay and lesbian issues that ran for 20 years from 1989, so you can take out your fish supper while showing your support.

 

Rainbow hummus at The Real Greek

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Where: The Real Greek, 50 Berwick Street, London, W1F 8SJ

When: 8 July

It seems no food is safe from being rainbow-ised for the occasion now that Soho's The Real Greek has announced its hummus is getting the technicolour treatment on the day of the parade. It’ll be dyed using all-natural ingredients, like spinach, beetroot and turmeric, cost £4.75 and come with a free side of veg for dipping in. Perfect for a healthy boost to buoy you through the rest of the festival.

 

Love-themed grub via Deliveroo 

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Where: Delivered to your door by Deliveroo or in Trafalgar Square

When: 26 June - 8 July

Deliveroo is going all out for Pride with a name change - Deloveroo - and a range of special dishes from restaurants across the capital. So there's Yo! Sushi’s Rainbow Sushi, heart-shaped pizza from Crust Bros, a Pride bundle at Byron, rainbow pappadums at Motu, The Proud Whopper at Burger King, a Dead Happie burger from MEATliquor and the Bubbledogs Purple Rain hot dog. You can try most of these in Trafalgar Square on Parade Day (Saturday) and some are available on Deliveroo itself.

 

The 2017 Pride Parade takes place on Saturday 8 July starting at Portland Place at 1pm and finishing in Whitehall around 4.30pm.

 

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