Dinner is Served

Photo courtesy of The Ivy Cafe

It’s that time of the year again: the sun is shining and people are flocking to Wimbledon for The Championships. With this eagerly-anticipated sporting event bringing Wimbledon Village into the limelight, this week we look at our favourite dining spots to grab a bite before the match.

 

Photo courtesy of The White Onion

Sister restaurant to the award-winning restaurant The French Table, this Wimbledon eatery prides itself on having top quality French cuisine, seasonal ingredients and above all, customer satisfaction as its core values. As well as serving delicious culinary creations prepared by chef Frédéric Duval, The White Onion also showcases its newest wine discoveries and often hosts delectable wine pairing dinners for its esteemed guests. The restaurant is decorated in a classic yet cosy, contemporary style and offers a private dining room with tailored menus and wine lists for up to 22 guests. The Sunday set lunches are a special Michelin Guide recommendation – excellent classic cuisine and great value.

67 High St, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EE

 

Photo courtesy of Hotel du Vin & Bistro

Bistro du Vin is located at the Hotel du Vin, a luxurious hotel set in the spectacular 19th Century Cannizaro House. The hotel’s privileged location is close to the All England Club, making it a popular destination, especially during the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Enjoy a menu of French classics with an British twist whilst looking over the beautiful and expansive gardens.

Cannizaro House, West Side Common, Wimbledon, London SW19 4UE

 

Photo courtesy of The Ivy Cafe

Nestled in the heart of Wimbledon Village, and one of the latest additions to the Ivy Collection, The Ivy Café Wimbledon is located just minutes away from the renowned tennis court. Open seven days a week, it is the perfect stylish and relaxing dining spot. This year, in celebration of The Championships, The Ivy Café is serving a selection of tennis-themed dishes and cocktails that can’t be missed.

75 High St, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EQ

 

Photo courtesy of Light House

A neighbourhood restaurant since its opening in 1999, the Light House offers a refined yet relaxed dining experience. An ideal place to treat yourself, the international menu features modern dishes such as seared scallops and roast guinea fowl. Soak up the welcoming ambience and elegant interiors, only a short drive from all of the action of the courts.

75-77 The Ridgway, Wimbledon, London SW19 4ST

 

Photo courtesy of The Dog & Fox

A true Wimbledon institution, this iconic local pub has been a key part of village life since the 1800s. Despite its long history, The Dog & Fox Wimbledon has been redesigned into a bright and contemporary hotel, restaurant and pub. Only a short drive or twenty minute walk from the grounds, it is the perfect place to escape the crowds and indulge in a British pub lunch. Serving up modern takes on classic dishes, the menu ranges from confit duck burger to beer battered fish and triple cooked chips.

 24 High Street Wimbledon, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EA

 

If this isn’t your cup of tea, pick up a picnic hamper and enjoy watching the game at your nearest outdoor screening. One of our favourites is The 2 Person Primrose Picnic from Fortnum & Mason which is stuffed full of Summer dishes, from scotch eggs to smoked salmon and bresaola di cora, perfect for al fresco dining.

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