Every sporting occasion has its snack, and Wimbledon is no exception. But this year some of London’s most excellent eateries are putting a twist on tradition. Here is our round-up of the tastiest Wimbledon treats available across the capital now….


Words Annabel Fuller

Strawberries & Screen, Chelsea

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Strawberries & Screen is returning to Duke of York Square for this year’s Wimbledon finals. The tennis will be shown on a giant screen, while guests enjoy strawberries and cream, Prosecco, Pimms and Peroni. For the little ones, there will be professional tennis coaching on the Square, offering complimentary lessons for youngsters to master their best Wimbledon-esque moves.

Available between 12-14 July

dukeofyorksquare.com

The Ivy Café, Wimbledon

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The Ivy Café, Wimbledon has created an array of tennis treats, cocktails and a themed floral installation for guests to enjoy while the sporting action kicks off around the corner. Cleverly named cocktails such as the ‘The Pimmbledon’  and ‘Centre Court Spritz’ are set to become crowd favourites.

Available between 1-14 July

theivycafewimbledon.com

Brown’s Hotel, Mayfair

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Brown’s Hotel is servings its annual Wimbledon afternoon tea for the duration of the tournament. This Wimbledon Afternoon Tea features tennis-themed treats with the pièce de résistance pastry a Pimms jelly topped with cucumber cream, a dish to be enjoyed in ‘doubles’.

Available between 1-14 July

roccofortehotels.com

601 Queen’s Rd, Wimbledon

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Together with J&B Rare, Darwin & Wallace have created a twist on a classic serve. Whether you’re heading to centre court or just looking to soak up the atmosphere the ‘Raspberry Sour’, a zesty, fruity cocktail is the ultimate summer aperitif.

Available between 1-14 July

darwinandwallace.co.uk

Brasserie Blanc, various locations

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Brasserie Blanc is welcoming in the summer by serving up a limited-edition Wimbledon dessert – the Strawberry Smash just in time for the British tennis season. For two week, fans can enjoy a French twist on the traditional Strawberries and Cream combination. For a winning combination, the dessert is best served with a glass of Champagne or a fruity Pimm’s.

Available between 1-14 July

brasserieblanc.com

Squire’s Garden Centres, various locations

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Squire’s Garden Centre is serving up a mouthwatering Wimbledon-inspired cream tea. Guests will have a smashing time enjoying the seasonal menu which features Eton Mess, a scone with jam and clotted cream and a pot of loose leaf tea. No booking is required, simply show up to any Squire’s centre to enjoy.

Available between 1-14 July

squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Social Eating House, Soho

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Celebrate Wimbledon at Jason Atherton’s Social Eating House in the heart of Soho, with this twist on a British classic the Pimm’s Sundae. Featuring lemon, mint, cucumber, orange sorbet, strawberry and Pimm’s granita, the Pimm’s Sundae is a refreshing and delicious dessert, perfect for an indulgent treat after playing tennis or to cool down after a long afternoon in the sun.

Available until the end of July

socialeatinghouse.com

No. 5 Social, Mayfair

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Almost as famous as the tournament itself, strawberries are key to Wimbledon celebrations. Find the best British strawberries at Jason Atherton’s No.5 Social with this elegant English-inspired dessert made with Mara de Bois strawberries, shards of meringue served with English Breakfast tea ice cream.

Available throughout summer

no5social.com

Roast, Borough Market

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To celebrate London’s most-anticipated summer event, Roast have launched a Wimbledon themed afternoon tea. Tennis-centric treats include Strawberry & Pimm’s layer cake, and Strawberry Eton mess as well as an array of delicate finger sandwiches, scones and a selection of baked goods, all washed down with fruit-packed Pimm’s or delectable Champagne and a selection of delicious teas.

Available throughout summer

roast-restaurant.com

All Star Lanes, various locations

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All Star Lanes have whipped up a very special Wimbledon Waffle to celebrate the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Freshly prepared waffles will be served with sumptuous strawberries and a dollop of cream.

Available between 1-14 July

Allstarlanes.co.uk

Sanderson Hotel, Fitzrovia

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Celebrate the Wimbledon atmosphere in style. This summer, The Restaurant at Sanderson will be honouring the tennis championships with a Wimbledon-inspired dessert. Shaped like a tennis ball, this limited edition sweet treat features a pistachio and desiccated coconut, yuzu marshmallow and lemon mousse cake, making it a complete game, set, match.

Available between 1-14 July

morganshotelgroup.com

Four Winters, Kensington

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Famed for whisking up London’s most Instagrammable ice cream creations, the innovative team at Four Winters has partnered with Mazzetti Balsamic Vinegar of Modena D.O.P to create a limited-edition Wimbledon serve. Taking traditional strawberries and cream up a notch, Break the Serve comprises a chocolate tennis ball shell encasing a rich and velvety smooth balsamic vinegar and strawberries & cream ice cream.  Simply smash the ball to reveal a truly tantalising treat, topped with a luxurious balsamic vinegar and caramel sauce along with fresh strawberries.

Available between 1-14 July

fourwinters.co