Celebrate Wimbledon 2018 in London

Game, set and match your Wimbledon season with big screens, strawberries and cream, pop-up spaces and lashings of champagne, available all across London 

Enjoy Wimbledon-inspired events in London 

Wimbledon Lounge at The Hari, Knightsbridge  

The Hari hotel in Knightsbridge has launched a pop-up Wimbledon lounge on the hotel’s elevated al fresco terrace, in partnership with Moët & Chandon. Guests can watch all of the Wimbledon action on large screens, while sipping champagne cocktails, accompanied by strawberries and cream, Eton Mess or scones with clotted cream and jam. 

From £100 for a bottle of  Moët & Chandon and desserts for two guests, 2 - 15 July, 20 Chesham Place, SW1X 8HQ, thehari.com

Eccleston Place Wimbledon Pop-Up, Chelsea

Eccleston Place is a new collaborative dining venture by catering duo Tart London and Tom Warren, located in Eccleston Yards, Chelsea. In celebration of Wimbledon, Eccleston Place is hosting a summer pop-up serving fresh breakfast smoothies, topped bruschetta and the classic Wimbledon staple of strawberries and cream, elevated by basil-infused cream and caramelised hazelnuts. Cocktails are provided by The Rum Runner, known for its inventive and stylish concoctions. 

2 - 15 July, 3 - 4 Eccleston Yard, SW1W 9AZ, eccleston-place.com

108 Brasserie, Marylebone 

Brightening up Marylebone Lane, 108 Brasserie's has been spruced up for Wimbledon with an elegant floral installation by FlowerBx. The seasonal theme continues with a Wimbledon-themed menu of Pimm's jelly and a summer cocktail that changes daily. Adjoined to the Marylebone Hotel, 108 Brasserie offers an all-day, relaxed dining experience of modern British cuisine, with a charming al fresco terrace. 

108 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U 2QE, 108brasserie.com

Wimbledon Menu at Restaurant Ours, Knightsbridge

Restaurant Ours in Knightsbridge is serving up Wimbledon’s classic dessert of strawberries and cream with a zesty lemon twist. A fromage frais parfait is accompanied by strawberry gel, lemon dust and mint tuile, served on an Instagram-friendly lawn. You can also raise a glass to the British sporting season with a Wimbledon inspired cocktail, playfully coined Keep of the Lawn, which is infused with baby carrots, elderflower and rhubarb bitters.

3 - 15 July, 264 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW3 2AS, restaurant-ours.com

Afternoon Tea at The Arch, Marylebone

Celebrate the championships over tea and cake at The Arch in Marylebone. Served in the five-star hotel's sleek Martini Library, a new Wimbledon afternoon tea features classic British sandwich combinations and Wimbledon-inspired treats. Highlights include the gingerbread tennis rackets and playful cakes shaped like grass courts and tennis balls.

From £29.95 or £39.95 including one glass of Taittinger champagne or a Pimm’s cocktail, 2 - 15 July, 50 Great Cumberland Place, W1H 7FD, thearchlondon.com

Wimbledon Cocktails at The Ivy Cafe

Staff at the Ivy Cafe in Wimbledon Village are getting in the spirit by donning tennis whites and shaking up a limited-edition cocktail ofstrawberriess and cream with either champagne or soda. The signature Chocolate Bombe dessert has also been revamped to resemble a tennis ball, with a delicious white chocolate centre.

15 - 20 July, 75 High Street, SW195E2, theinvycafewimbledon.com

Screening Party at South Place Hotel, East London

Looking for a stylish spot to watch the Wimbledon final? Head to the Secret Garden at the five-star South Place Hotel near Liverpool Street to take in the action on a big screen. Settle in amid tropical palms and enjoy Sipsmith gin cocktails with Eton Mess and strawberries and cream-flavoured popcorn. The Secret Garden has a retractable roof to accommodate all weather conditions. 

£28, 15 July, 3 South Place, EC2M 2AF, southplacehotel.com

Al Fresco Screenings at the Coral Room, Bloomsbury 

In celebration of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, The Bloomsbury is hosting live al fresco screenings of the tennis within the five-star hotel's verdant Coral Garden. Take in the tennis while sipping on English sparkling wine, served with complimentary strawberries and clotted cream. Accessed via a secret lift, the secluded Coral Garden is one of London's best-kept secrets, flanked by cascading greenery. 

16 - 22 Great Russell St., Bloomsbury, WC1B 3NN, thecoralroom.co.uk


Philippa Baker | Copywriter | Luxury London |

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