Capture Pikachus and eat pizzachews in Stratford this weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:42 03 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:49 04 August 2016

Pokémon Go users will have the chance to catch rare Pokemon in Stratford. Picture: Ajay Nair

Pokémon Go users will have the chance to catch rare Pokemon in Stratford. Picture: Ajay Nair


Avid Pokémon Go hunters are being offered the chance to enjoy a ‘pizzachew’ whilst they hunt for the game’s rarest creatures.

East Village will be hosting a free Pokémon party weekend this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm with local food outlets offering Poke themed dishes for hungry hunters.

Staff from East Village will be placing lures throughout the neighbourhood to help fans reach the goal of becoming Pokémon masters.

Italian restaurant Firezza will be making ‘margherita pizzachews’ whilst people can enjoy a ‘Don’t get Drowzee Espresso’ from Le Gelateria’s.

There will also be a high number of wireless phone charging stations in a number of East Village’s retailers.

Neil Young, CEO of Get Living London which rents and manages homes at East Village, said: “With Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park offering a hot spot for rare Pokémon right on our doorstep, we thought we’d help avid trainers along by luring as many Pokémon to the neighbourhood as possible.

“And for those that build up an appetite catching Pokémon, there will be delicious food and drinks on offer, with a special Pokémon twist of course.”

To help people find the best places to catch Pokemon The Recorder has created an interactive map that can be viewed here.

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