Your Guide to Visiting The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2023
Planning to visit Wimbledon during the Wimbledon Tennis 2022? Here’s everything you’ll want to know about…
1 Get last minute tickets to Wimbledon by joining ‘The Queue’
Joining ‘The Queue’ is one of the best ways to get tickets to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships – here’s everything we know about how, where and when to queue for 2023 Wimbledon Tennis Tickets.
2 Book ahead at Wimbledon’s best and most popular restaurants
Book an outdoor table at The Dog & Fox for a prime people-watching spot, or try a table on the pavement at Megan’s. The Ivy Cafe, Patara, Cent Anni and The Orangery at Cannizaro House are great dining options with an up-market feel, or for a traditional pub atmosphere you’ll want to book either The Fire Stables or The Fox & Grapes. Down the hill in the main Wimbledon Town you have plenty more options, including The Alexandra (pub grub), Roxie (ribs, steak, Asian beef salad…), Sticks ‘n’ Sushi, and 601 Queens Road. For more info, see our complete guide to Wimbledon restaurants.
3 Explore Wimbledon for all that it has to offer
With several parks and gardens, independent shops and boutiques, two theatres, two cinemas, riding stables and plenty for kids too, Wimbledon Village is a bit like a mini city – but with a distinct village atmosphere. If you’re a first time visitor, here’s our list of the best things to do in Wimbledon.
4 Visit Cannizaro Park’s breathtaking gardens
Walk through the grassy Wimbledon Common, past Rushmere Pond, and head towards Cannizaro House. To the right of the house you’ll see a grand-looking gated entrance, walk through the gates towards the fountain and you’ll quickly find yourself in one of London’s most beautiful parks. It really is one of Wimbledon’s best kept secrets. Find more ideas in our guide of best things to do in Wimbledon.
5 Shop ’till you drop
Wimbledon Village is full of luxury shops – for womenswear there’s a Hobbs, ba&sh, Trilogy, Matches Fashion and Caroline Randell lingerie boutique to name just a few, while beauty fans will love browsing at Space NK. Foodies won’t be disappointed either, with a Prezzemolo & Vitale, Bayley & Sage, Friarwood Fine Wines, Provenance Village Butcher, as well as a farmers market every Sunday morning from 10:00. Got little ones? Make sure you pop in to the independent Wimbledon Books and the Souzu shop on Wimbledon high street. And for interiors lovers there’s a Day True, Farrow & Ball, Le Creuset, Victoria Rugs and Holloways of Ludlow lighting. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Upmarket shopping mall Ely’s is just down the road, with a homeware, womenswear, menswear, childrenswear department. See more in our complete guide to Wimbledon shopping…
6 Stay in a boutique hotel
Choose from 28 beautifully designed boutique bedrooms at The Dog & Fox, 13 charming rooms at The Rose & Crown, and a further 5 rooms at the Fox & Grapes – and what’s more, they’re all dog-friendly and family-friendly. For a more luxe vibe, check in to Hotel du Vin in Cannizaro House. For more ideas, see our guide to Wimbledon Hotels.
7 See the score from one of London’s outdoor screens
Didn’t get Wimbledon Tennis tickets? You can still soak up the buzzing atmosphere at these big outdoor screens that will be showing the tennis.