Get Set for Wimbledon – Where to Eat, Drink & Watch

With Wimbledon (1st – 14th July) just around the corner, we have the perfect line up for you. From Wimbledon inspired cocktails and desserts to picnic hampers and where to watch the matches, all these options are ACE!

The Quintessentially British Picnic Hamper

The Colton Arms in West Kensington is sending spectators on their merry way with a Wimbledon picnic hamper equipped with everything to make the day extra special. Enjoy a selection of homemade delicious classics such as salt beef Scotch eggs, fennel and apricot sausage rolls; artichoke, sun blushed tomato and goats cheese pasties; smoked chalk stream trout, cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches; topped off with a traditional mini Eton mess.

No tickets? Grab a seat outside on The Colton Arms’ terrace complete with painted tennis court floor and a big screen showing all the tennis action.

WHERE: The Colton Arms, West Kensington

PRICE: £25 – to pre-order your hamper for collection please call 0203 757 8050 or email – you can even drop by in person!

AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

The Ace Cocktail

Head to The Hayden in Notting Hill and make The Ace cocktail your serve of the day – a winning combination of Eristoff vodka, Midori, sweet & sour mix, topped with egg white and a cucumber ribbon garnish. The pub will also be screening the tournament, so you never have to miss a match!  

WHERE: The Hayden, Notting Hill

PRICE: £10.50

AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

The Smash Cocktail

Get into the swing of things at The Waterway on Regent’s Canal in Maida Vale, and sip on ‘The Smash’ cocktail, a delicious blend of crushed fresh strawberries shaken with Beefeater Gin, Velvet Falernum, Coconut Water, Lime Juice, Monin Grenadine and cream.

WHERE: The Waterway, Maida Vale


AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

The Strawberry Smash Dessert

The classic combo of strawberries and cream gets a French twist at Raymond Blanc’s Brasserie Blanc. The Strawberry Smash is a strawberry Vacherin with layers of meringue, Jude’s Strawberries & Cream ice cream, Chantilly cream and fresh strawberries with a strawberry and champagne coulis; topped with Brasserie Blanc’s home-made strawberry marshmallows for the ultimate Wimbledon indulgence.

WHERE: Brasserie Blanc, available across all sites

PRICE: £6.50

AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

Avantage Mariage Frères Dessert

Luxury tea purveyor, Mariage Frères is embracing Wimbledon with a tennis ball-shaped lychee mousse infused with MARCO POLO ROUGE® and outlined with white chocolate ganache. Complemented with tennis racket shaped biscuits, strawberry confit squares and crushed matcha tea biscuits to represent the green court, this is one deuce-y dessert you’ll want to make a racket about.

WHERE: Mariage Frères, King Street in Covent Garden 

PRICE: £12

AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

The Grand Slam Dessert

The Glam Slam dessert at P.F Chang’s is the perfect homage to the world’s most famous  tennis tournament. Pour over hot toffee sauce and watch as the white chocolate sphere disguised as a tennis ball melts away, revealing a classic British summer combination of fresh strawberries and clotted cream, with meringue and shortbread for added crunch.

WHERE: P.F. Chang’s Asian Table, 10 Great Newport Street, London

PRICE: £7.50

AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

Strawberry Serves Dessert

For all the Wimbledon action, head to The Grafton Arms in Fitzrovia where the pub will be screening all the matches live from its secret suntrap terrace. Complementing the Asian menu, finish off your meal with a limited-edition dessert – Strawberry Serves Daifuku, made using soft and chewy mochi, filled with fresh juicy strawberries and a sweet red bean paste.

WHERE: The Grafton Arms, Fitzrovia 


AVAILABILITY: From 1st – 14th July

Diana Simpson

Diana is a passionate journalist and a curious soul who is on the quest of finding what she loves the most; coffee, dogs, books or traveling? Born and bred in London, writing is her healing power.

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