If your glass of bubbly is in hand and your strawberries and cream are all prepped, it can mean only one thing- Wimbledon is here again! The glitterati of the world of tennis descend upon London town once more for what most of us believe is the finest tennis tournament in the world. London loves Wimbledon and many of our wonderful bars and restaurants go all out each year to create special menus and Wimbledon themes. We've gathered together the best of them in this handy guide to the best London bars and restaurants for Wimbledon. So, whether you've got tickets or not to the world's best tennis tournament, we're here to help you make this year's Wimbledon a game, set and match!
London Bridge & Bermondsey / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
Forget about centre court, it's all happening on the 31st floor of The Shard this year with aqua shard's Wimbledon 2018 special treat. During the first two weeks of July, they'll be serving a fabulous Wimbledon inspired cocktail made with Pimm's, white chocolate liqueur, strawberry compote and lemonade whilst their Wimbledon dessert is made with strawberry pavlova, Champagne sorbet, heirloom strawberries and oat crumble. Cocktail costs £14 and dessert costs £9.50 Download
The Restaurant at Sanderson
Fitzrovia / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
If you don't fancy smashing the ball with a tennis racket, how about eating one? In celebration of Wimbledon 2018, Restaurant at Sanderson have whipped up a stunner of a dessert which looks exactly like a tennis ball. Indulge in this super circular sphere made from yuzu, bergamot, meringue and fresh berries and taste summer on a plate. Priced at £11. Download
Borough & Southwark / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Bar
oak up the summer and enjoy Wimbledon 2018 at the brand new Pimm's o Clock Terrace at The Refinery Bankside. Serving afternoon teas, endless Pimm's and lots more, it's the perfect spot to enjoy the tennis.
Richmond & Kew / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Wimbledon is a quintessentially British affair so what better way to celebrate the occasion than with yet another quintessentially British occasion ? Afternoon Tea. The beautiful Petersham Restaurant have gone all out this year with a fabulous Wimbledon Afternoon Tea to enjoy throughout the championships. Served from 2nd-15th July, tuck into treats such as Pimm's jelly and cucumber foam, mini mango tennis ball cheesecake and strawberry and elderflower mousse encased in a crisp white chocolate tennis ball. Simply divine. Price £29.50 per person.
Chelsea / Bar / Restaurant / Club / Cuisine: British
If you haven't managed to get tickets courtside, then why not enjoy Wimbledon al fresco on the stunning terrace at Bluebird Chelsea, a legendary spot along the King's Road. Knock back the Pimm's and tuck into their delicious food menu whilst catching a match or two on the big screen. They'll be showing all matches in the championship and on both the men's and women's finals days, there will also be a special three course set menu available at £75 per person. Download
The Dickens Inn
City of London / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
It may be the opposite side of the river, but if you're looking for somewhere to watch Wimbledon 2018, head to the beautiful St Katherine's Docks, just by the Tower of London and catch your favourite tennis player on one of the five big screens at The Dickins Inn. This stunning, flower adorned pub wouldn't look out of place in the glorious British countryside, but thankfully it belongs to London. Enjoy fine ales, great food and a brilliant vibe, perfect for an afternoon of tennis. Pimm?s anyone? Download
Victoria / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: African
In honour of the world's most famous tennis tournament, Bbar have created the indulgent Wimbledon Cocktail. Blending Royal Pimms and Champagne, garnished with summer fruit, and served with strawberries and clotted cream, it embodies the spirit of the elegant English event. Raise a glass with your friends and toast your favourite players at bbar during the championship. Download
Plate Restaurant & Bar
Shoreditch / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
If you live or work in East London and it's too much of a trek over to SW19, head to Plate in Shoreditch and get your Wimbledon vibe on with a fabulous Wimbledon themed afternoon tea. They'll be serving an array of tennis inspired treats including a green apple tennis macaron and a Pimm's éclair. Catch the tournament on the screens in both the restaurant and bakery and watch you favourite player as you tuck into this summertime treat. Download
Kings Cross / Bar / Restaurant / Club / Cuisine: British
Forget Henman Hill, it's The Driver in King's Cross you want to head to for a Wimbledon celebration this year. Offering a variety of special Wimbledon packages including unlimited wine and three course meals, there's plenty to enjoy whilst you watch the match on the huge screens. Download
Victoria / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Steak House
Strawberries and cream takes on a whole new form for Wimbledon 2018 with top restaurant group M Restaurants serving up their specially created strawberries and cream beer. Made by the Beer Stroing Brewing Company, this Wimbledon themed brew promises to be quite the experience. Download
Camden / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Bar
From 2nd July until the Grand Final on 15th July, popular London bar Belushi's is the place to be to catch all the games. Jugs of Pimm's for only a tenner will keep the drinks flowing nicely with Happy Hour from 5-8pm every day helping things along too. Burgers and a variety of tasty snacks keep the hunger pangs at bay whilst you cheer on your favourite player. Download
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