16 best venues: where to watch Wimbledon in London 2022

Pimm’s and strawberries at your fingertips – the Wimbledon Championships are back! From Monday June 27 to Sunday July 10, here are the best ads and pop-ups for watching the world’s most famous tennis tournament…

Main photo: Summer in the Square (Baker Street Quarter)

1 Mount Murray, Wimbledon

Can’t get into the courts? Then Murray Mound (formerly Henman Hill) with its big screen is the next best thing. For Grounds Pass ticket holders only (not Show Court ticket holders), if you can get yourself a good seat, Murray Mound is as close to the action as you can get without actually being pitchside.

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2 Floating pontoon at St Katharine Docks Marina

Watch Wimbledon from a floating pontoon in the West Basin of St Katharine Dock in east London. Just look for the large floating white tent, you won’t miss it. Wimbledon screenings on the pontoon take place from 12pm to 6pm every competition day except June 30 when the pontoon is closed for a private reception. You can bring your own refreshments onto the pontoon, although alcohol, alas, is not permitted. Screenings are open daily from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: Marina St Katharine, 50 St Katharine’s Way E1W 1LA

Website: skdocks.co.uk

3 Bluebird Chelsea, Chelsea

Bluebird Chelsea projects Wimbledon onto its beautiful outdoor terrace, which has been transformed into a quintessential British garden. Pair your viewing experience with a Wimbledon dessert – pistachio strawberry cake – or a Wimbledon cocktail or two made with gin and chartreuse.

Address: 350 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 5UU

Website: bluebird-restaurant.co.uk

4 Love the big screen at Wimbledon, Wimbledon Broadway

Championship buzz is inevitable at Wimbledon, so if you can’t make it to Center Court, head to the Piazza just off The Broadway near Wimbledon Station to soak up the atmosphere on the big free Love Wimbledon screensaver.

Address: The Piazza, Wimbledon SW19 1QB

Website: lovewimbledon.org

5 The Dog and the Fox, Wimbledon

With five bars showing the matches, a Sipsmith summer garden and Wimbledon’s biggest screen, The Dog & Fox is a great place to catch some tennis. Rain or shine, screens will show every service live, while outside will be the Sun Terrace, serving Sipsmith and Minuty Rose magnums, while the Burger Shack will keep hunger at bay. .

Address: 24 High Street, Wimbledon SW19 5EA

Website: dogetrenardwimbledon.co.uk

6 Kentish Town Garden

The Garden at Kentish Town is a new venue for North London offering comedy, sports, karaoke, games and brunch. The venue has two gigantic sports screens, 12 meter long bars and eight street food options. All major sporting events will be screened including the Euros, Wimbledon and International Rugby. A sister site to Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden, the open-air venue has rows of large German beer tables, lots of plants, festoon lighting and a few covered areas.

Address: 24–27 Regis Road, Kentish Town NW5 3EW

Website: cometothegarden.co.uk

seven Hackney Bridge, Hackney Wick

Hackney Bridge is a new cultural canalside destination from the team behind Pop Brixton and Peckham Levels. It is home to In The Courtyard, an alfresco dining and drinking hotspot in east London, a bar and street traders including The Jewish Deli, STEAKhaus and Da Fish Ting. The Courtyard will host events throughout the summer, including screenings of the Euros and a selection of Wimbledon matches on a giant 2m x 3.5m outdoor screen.

Address: Units 1-28, Echo Building, East Bay Lane E15 2SJ

Website: hackneybridge.org

8 summer sessions at the Greenwich Peninsula

Summer Sessions at Greenwich Peninsula is a series of free outdoor events featuring live music, movies, sports and more, all set against a colorful backdrop of ‘playscapes’. Catch the final on the big screen outdoors right by the River Thames. A bar and street food trucks will provide you with food and water throughout your visit.

Website: greenwichpeninsula.co.uk

9 Screen on the channel to the King’s Cross

The free King’s Cross Screen on the Canal film festival returns this summer and, along with blockbusters and independent films, will screen Wimbledon and the Tour de France on the steps of Granary Square overlooking Regent’s Canal. The full schedule and times have yet to be announced, but last year Wimbledon was screened daily. Screenings are ticketless and free, so just get up early to grab a lounge chair.

Address: Granary Square, King’s Cross N1C 4BH

Website: kingscross.com

ten Eccleston Shipyards, Belgravia

Eccleston Yards will once again host free screenings of Wimbledon, with a large screen perfectly positioned for a good view for alfresco dining on the Jones Family Kitchen and Morena terraces. This year, Amie Wine Studio has set up an outdoor lounge throughout Wimbledon 2022, so you can watch the tennis while enjoying a glass of wine.

Address: 21 Eccleston Place, Belgravia SW1W 9AZ

Website: belgravialdn.com

11 Brown Hart Gardens, Mayfair

Settle into a sun lounger and watch the tennis for free in the beautiful setting of Brown Hart Gardens in Mayfair. Broadcast daily from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., sit down to watch a game on the garden terrace perched on top of a former substation and enjoy food and drinks inspired by the Amalfi Coast.

Website: mayfairldn.com

12 East Square in Covent Garden

Wimbledon will take over Covent Garden’s East Piazza, creating Pimm’s bustling destination for Wimbledon screenings and entertainment. Although details have yet to be announced, last year saw live performances and a rotating selection of street food, as well as family entertainment, so expect something festive.

Website: coventgarden.london

13 The Bankside Refinery, Southwark

Refinery Bankside’s open-air terrace has one of the largest outdoor screens in the capital, making it a great place to watch Wimbledon or the Euros. Located a short walk from Southwark and Waterloo stations, the venue is equipped with plenty of sun loungers and a well-stocked bar, although Pimm’s is understandably the drink of the day. Reservations are recommended.

Address: 110 Southwark Street SE1 0TF

Website: drakeandmorgan.fr

14 The Alexandra, Wimbledon Hill

Soak up the great British summer and go ‘Alex fresco’ at the Alexandra, a favorite with tennis fans. Located within walking distance of the Tennis Club, the pub will get into the action with broadcasts of all matches throughout and on the outdoor terrace, with Sipsmith taking over St Mark’s Place with a street party. For food, look no further than Burger Shack’s chin burgers. www.alexandrawimbledon.com

Address: 33 Wimbledon Hill SW19 7NE

Website: www.alexandrawimbledon.com

15 strawberries and screen in Duke of York Square, Chelsea

Catch the men’s and women’s finals for free from July 8-10 at the Duke of York Square in Chelsea, when Strawberries & Screen returns. Picnic hampers from Partridge’s will be available and there will be a pop-up strawberry and cream stand, as well as a pop-up bar. Although this is a free event, customers can pre-book VIP seats for a front-row experience. And don’t worry if the lounge chairs fill up – just bring a blanket and relax on the green.

Address: 80 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 4LY

Website: cadogan.co.uk

16 Summer in the Square at Baker Street Quarter, Marylebone

As part of Baker Street Quarter’s summer family line-up, Wimbledon will be shown for free on the big screen in the lovely Portman Square Garden. Catch the action with a cool drink in hand or snack on something delicious from the selection of food stalls on hand.

Address: Portman Square W1H 6LT

Website: bakerstreetq.fr

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