Wimbledon is finally here, so everyone can pretend to be a Tennis Pro for the next couple of weeks. If you've managed to nab some tickets to get into Wimbledon / have the patience to queue up for 2 days solid to get in..then right you are. However, if you'd rather have a nice beer in hand, watch Mr.Murray & Co. with your mates without having to make your way to 'Actual' Wimbledon, then look no further. We've rounded up the best spots in London that are screening Wimbledon for people like you.
Cubbit Sq, Kings Cross
Tennis fans who haven't got the willpower to queue for Murray Mound should pack a picnic and head to King's Cross for these free outdoor screenings of Wimbledon 2017. The screens are back in Lewis Cubitt Square in King's Cross, with 50 deck chairs available for early birds to kick back in. If you've not planned a picnic, the bar will be serving up tennis themed food, and bittersweet Pimm's.
Selfridges, Oxford Street
Watch the Wimbledon tennis championships against the backdrop of the London skyline while enjoying a glass of the ultimate summer tipple at 'The Pimm's Wimbledon Bar' on the terrace of Selfridge's Rood Deck Restaurant and Bar. The roof-top will be tennis themed throughout the Wimbledon Fortnight, so you can still feel the sporting vibes even if you haven't managed to bag a ticket.
Walford Hilton, Covent Garden
The Waldorf Hilton is transforming its library into its very own Henman Hill over the tennis season this year. There'll be grass, white picket fencing, sporting memorabilia and screens to watch all the action take place. They'll also be serving up tasty tennis-themed drinks with no shortage of Pimms and strawberries. Book your place in advance by emailing Ewelina.Zyla@hilton.com.
Roadhouse Chalk Farm.
Recline in a deckchair and enjoy a cinema experience on the sand with a new series of outdoor summer screenings at the Roundhouse’s urban beach. Working with Big Beach Screen Events, the team behind Europe’s largest open air cinema, there will be cult classics, new releases and family-friendly screenings – from 'Trainspotting (T2)', 'Lion', 'The Goonies' and 'Frozen'. Get down early and tuck into delicious food and a drink from a beach-side bar before you sit back and enjoy the film. For the full prgramme of films see here.
St Katherine Dock, Tower Hill
Watch Wimbledon on a floating pontoon as the St Kat's big screen presents all the action from Centre Court over the tennis season. Expect deckchairs and beanbags, plus strawberries and cream and Pimms' and lemonade during the Semi-Finals and Finals (Jul 13-16). At other times your invited to bring along your own food and soft drinks. Find out more here.
South Place Hotel, Shoreditch
Sit back in a deckchair, grab yourself a tub of ice cream, a gourmet scotch egg and a refreshing cocktail and watch an outdoor screening of the Wimbledon Men’s Championship Final on South Palace Hotel’s sunny roof terrace. Food and drink is included in the ticket price. Book here.
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