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Perfect Pubs Near the Wimbledon Tennis Championships

As the summer sun begins to shine and the sound of applause fills the air at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, it's the perfect time to indulge in some great food and drink near the iconic sporting venue.

Whether you’re celebrating a victory or just soaking up the quintessentially British atmosphere, there are plenty of fantastic pubs near Wimbledon where you can enjoy a memorable outing. From spots that cater to large groups to those with beautiful al-fresco dining, let’s explore the best pubs to visit during this grand slam event.


Love Large Group Bookings

If you’ve got quite the Wimbledon entourage with you, then you’ll need a pub that can easily handle large group bookings. So, if you're rallying the troops for a Wimbledon group outing, The Jolly Gardeners is a real ace. Located in Putney, this pub offers ample space and a lively ambiance, perfect for large gatherings. With a diverse menu that caters to all tastes and an extensive drink selection, it’s the ideal spot to celebrate with friends old and new.

Next on our list, and a little further out from Centre Court is The Hope in Wandsworth. This pub serves up a winning combination of hearty British fare and a vast array of beers, wines, and spirits. Its spacious interior and welcoming vibe make it a top choice for any post-match celebration.

Serving up hospitality with a spin, Hawkins Forge in Battersea is another excellent venue for accommodating larger groups. With its rustic charm and vibrant atmosphere, it’s a fantastic place to gather and share stories of the day's matches. Plus, their delicious menu will keep everyone satisfied.

Pubs with Garden or Al-Fresco Dining

If Murray Mound (or Henman Hill if you’re a bit more old-school) is looking a little busy, bask in the sunshine at The Sun in Clapham instead. This pub boasts a delightful beer garden that's perfect for a relaxed afternoon of al-fresco dining. Imagine savouring a refreshing drink and a delectable meal while enjoying the warm summer breeze with the sound of Wimbledon drifting in from a nearby TV - pure bliss.

Alternatively, Browns Kingston offers an idyllic riverside setting that’s hard to beat. With a lovely outdoor terrace overlooking the Thames, it’s a splendid spot to unwind and enjoy the summer weather. Their sophisticated menu and stylish decor create a refined yet relaxed dining experience.

Or you could always set sail for The Harts Boatyard in Surbiton, where the beautiful waterfront views provide a picturesque backdrop for your meal. With ample outdoor seating and a menu filled with seasonal delights, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a summer's day either before, during or after the action on Centre Court.


Pubs with Hotel Rooms

If you’re travelling for Wimbledon, then what better than a perfect pub with rooms in which you and yours can stay? No need to worry about the journey back to your hotel – it’s just a few steps away from your pub dining table. For those who need a cozy place to rest after a day at the courts, the Crown and Greyhound in Dulwich offers comfortable innkeeper's collection hotel rooms. This historic pub exudes charm and provides a welcoming retreat where you can recharge for another exciting day.

As an alternative and located in the heart of Greenwich, The Mitre offers not only charming accommodations but also a vibrant pub atmosphere. With its blend of modern comfort and historical character, it’s an ideal spot for visitors looking to stay close to the action.

We’d also recommend a trip to Weybridge to stay at The Oatlands Chaser, which combines elegant guestrooms with a warm and inviting pub. It’s an excellent choice for those wanting to extend their Wimbledon experience into a relaxing getaway.

Pubs that Offer Brunch

Start your day with a winning brunch at The Sun Inn in Barnes. Their brunch menu features a delightful array of options, from classic English breakfasts to more adventurous choices. It’s the perfect way to fuel up before heading to the matches.

The Railway Tavern in Clapham Junction serves up brunch with flair. Enjoy a leisurely morning with dishes like eggs benedict or avocado toast, paired with freshly brewed coffee or a cheeky morning cocktail.

Meanwhile In Kensington, The Windsor Castle offers a brunch experience fit for royalty. With its charming garden and delectable menu, it’s a great spot to gather with friends and discuss your favourite moments from the tournament.


Pubs with Private Function Rooms

If you're planning a special event or a private gathering, the previously mentioned Hawkins Forge in Battersea has you covered. Their private function rooms provide an intimate setting for any occasion, ensuring a memorable experience for all guests.

Similarly, we’ve talked about The Sun in Clapham before too, but since it also offers private function rooms, perfect for hosting exclusive events, it’d be rude to leave it off the list. Their attentive staff and versatile spaces make it easy to tailor the experience to your needs.

Rounding out our list is One Kew Road in Richmond. With its stylish private rooms, this pub is ideal for hosting everything from corporate meetings to celebratory tennis-themed parties. The elegant decor and professional service ensure a top-notch experience.

Whether you're looking to host a large group, enjoy a laid-back meal outdoors, find a cozy place to stay, indulge in a delicious brunch, or organize a private event, these pubs near the Wimbledon Tennis Championships offer something for everyone. So, grab your racket, round up your friends, and make the most of this year's summer sun, strawberries & cream and a visit to one of these outstanding venues. Cheers to a smashing good time!