6 Cool Places To Watch Wimbledon

Pimms? Check. Strawberries? Check. And one massive, oversized screen? Check. Anyone for tennis? Who needs the actual Wimbledon when there are so many fun places to celebrate it...


The Chelsea set love a bit of Bluebird and tennis season is no different. If the beach themed courtyard, BBQ and champers on ice isn’t enough to lure you in, there will be a special three-course menu to celebrate the Men’s Final match on 6 July. Eton mess galore. And possibly some boys from Eton, too.

If you’re all about the theme, head to The Jones Family Project in Shoreditch. They definitely win the prize for most eccentric tennis fans, with their ‘tennis whites’ fancy dress and strawberry themed cocktails. Make ours a Strawberry Alexander…

If you’re one of those people who just shouts at the screen and really should be just left at home during tennis season, the Truscott Arms in Maida Vale is one for you. Let off steam by taking part in their Nintendo Wii tennis tournament; there’s a magnum of rose champagne for the winner.

Thought MEATliquor was just somewhere to take your sorry, hungover ass and load up on chili cheese fries? This summer the Brighton branch on London Road is heading to the seafront to take over Brighton’s Big Screen until 13 July. It’s a super fun place to watch a match – and something tells us they’ll be serving cocktails a tad more potent than watered-down Pimms…

Striped deck chairs, white picket fencing… and Lavender and Orange Barley Smash. Having the tennis on in the background on massive screens is just a bonus at The Refinery, just south of the river in London. And, good news for non-tennis fans, there’ll also be classic movies screened like Grease and Top Gun. Yes, by classic, we mean classic.

After more of a laid-back café vibe than a bustling pub? The Henry Root in Chelsea serves up cucumber sandwiches, strawberries and cream, and strawberry daiquiris – depending on how wholesome, or boozy you want to get…

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