Wimbledon 2018

Where to enjoy a little tennis-inspired gastronomic and boozy fun during Wimbledon fortnight, 2-15 July

Head chef of Roux at Parliament Square, Steve Groves, has added a wicked, new strawberry dessert to the menu. This delicious sweet treat combines fresh English strawberries with a white chocolate delice, pistachio cake and vibrant green basil sorbet.

Watch live screenings at Jason Atherton’s stylish bar, The Drunken Oyster above his New York-Italian restaurant, Hai Cenato in Victoria. Enjoy cocktails inspired by Italian classics including the ‘Amalfi 75’ featuring Limoncello, Italicus bergamot liqueur, citrus topped up with prosecco. Make the most of the bar’s ‘Pizza Happy Hour’ every day from 3-6pm.

The Conrad London St James will be serving a Wimbledon inspired cocktail in the Boar Bar. Top Spin is a fruity blend of vodka, peach, Pimm’s, lime, orange and ginger ale, the perfect tipple to enjoy whilst watching the Championship on the bar’s screens.

Try a Fred Perry, named in honour of Britain’s most celebrated tennis player at the Great Northern Bar at Kings Cross. The gin-based delight is filled with refreshing flavours of lemon and apple, garnished with a basil leaf and a strawberry.

Enjoy a quintessentially British Royal Pimms topped up with Champagne alongside strawberries and cream at Bbar at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel Bbar is a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace in the heart of Victoria and has an outdoor terrace for the perfect al fresco setting to celebrate the Wimbledon Championships.

The new Bluebird Café in White City has partnered with Fever Tree for #BlossomCity18, with a floral swing and pastel deck chairs perfect for summer lounging (and watching the tennis). In honour of the tournament, strawberries and cream will be served alongside the Centre Court cocktail – a refreshing mix of Regal Rogue Lively White with Fever Tree Aromatic Tonic Water.

The award winning M restaurant group will be serving a strawberries & cream beer for Wimbledon fortnight. The beer is made by Beer Story Brewing Company, a Scottish brewery who produces a wide range of craft beers including more very unusual flavours.

This strawberry-based dessert from Bryn Williams at Somerset House is perfect for celebrating the start of Wimbledon and includes poached strawberry, strawberry and raspberry meringue, toasted pistachio and strawberry sorbet. Enjoy with a matching cocktail called In Bloom, the gin-based cocktail includes fresh strawberries as well as basil syrup, lemon juice, limoncello and strawberry liquor.

Tennis-lovers can celebrate Wimbledon this summer with an eye-catching dessert at The Restaurant at Sanderson hotel Shaped like a tennis ball, this delicious sphere is made from Zuzu and bergamot, alongside crispy meringue and fresh berries.

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