Where To Watch Wimbledon In London 2023
As the prestigious Wimbledon tournament sets the tennis world abuzz, London eagerly joins in on the excitement. For sports enthusiasts and fans alike, the question arises: “Where to watch Wimbledon in the bustling capital city?” Thankfully, London offers a myriad of delightful venues that provide the perfect setting to soak in the exhilarating matches, cheering on your favourite players as they strive for glory on the grass courts.
Here are some of the best spots in London to catch all the action, ensuring an unforgettable Wimbledon experience. So, grab your strawberries and cream, and let’s dive into the world of Wimbledon, discovering the finest locations to witness the thrilling matches and indulge in the electric atmosphere. Let’s uncover – where to watch Wimbledon in London in 2023.
1St Katharine Docks
Address: 50 St Katharine’s Way, London E1W 1LA
St Katharine Docks feels a world away from much of the capital. Its tranquil, laid-back character yet just a stone’s throw away from the Tower Bridge. St. Katharine Docks comes alive with several screenings when Wimbledon returns. It is the perfect spot to watch Wimbledon in London. As London’s only marina, it is a unique place to watch Wimbledon in London. You will be seated on a floating pontoon, inside a huge white tent near the West Basin. Take a comfortable seat on a deckchair, indulge in a refreshing beverage crafted by the skilled mixologists at Sipello, and immerse yourself in the exhilaration of the finest tennis competition in the world. It is perfect for an after work summertime get together.
2Battersea Power Station
Address: Circus Rd W, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AL
‘The Battersea Games’ will be taking over Battersea Power Station this summer. To kick off the celebrations, the oldest tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon will be heading to Battersea Power Station as an official fan zone presented by Ocean Outdoor. Sit back and watch all the Wimbledon action on a big screen in the Power Station’s six-acre riverside park, and on Wimbledon Finals Weekend, you can even enjoy tipples from Sipsmith Gin who’ll be serving up some sensationally sippable Gin and Tonics from their new art deco Gin Bus. Following Wimbledon they will also be screening all the best summer sports including Women’s World Cup, Tour de France, Netball World Cup and more.
3Duke of York Square
Address: 80 King’s Rd, London SW3 4LY
Strawberries & Screen will be back again this summer with every hit, swing and serve from this year’s Wimbledon Championships. The big screen is set to return, with all of the nail-biting action from the Men’s Semi-Finals, and both Men’s and Women’s Singles Finals at Duke of York Square.
Prepare your picnic baskets and get set to spread blankets out on the Green opposite the Saatchi Gallery, and enjoy traditional tennis accompaniments from the pop-up bars, or for those in attendance on Saturday, grab something delicious from the Fine Food Market. The VIP seating will be available with comfy deckchairs pre-bookable on a first come, first served basis for groups up to six. There will also be a select number available for walk-ins on the day.
4The Screen on the Canal
Address: King’s Cross Canal Side Green Steps, Regent’s Canal Towpath, London N1C 4PQ
Sit back and relax on the iconic Canal Side Steps on the banks of Regent’s Canal, whilst watching all your favourite tennis stars for the sporting event of the season. A hot spot for both tennis fans and those looking to soak up the Great British summer. No Wimbledon experience is complete without some al fresco dining, so you will also be able to enjoy mouth-watering food and drink from Everyman’s menu, which includes its delicious pizzas and side plates, as well as a selection of wine, beer and summer cocktails.
New for 2023, Sipsmith will be operating a drinks’ trolley serving Gin & Tonic to top off this quintessentially British experience. As part of its spin on the classic French Riviera, King’s Cross is also offering the chance to embrace the peace and tranquillity of the Regent’s Canal whilst enjoying a few summer classics along the way – think delicious 99p ice creams and family-friendly games, like the French favourite, Pétanque. Read more about Everyman Screen on the Canal here.
Address: 350 King’s Rd, London SW3 5UU
For two weeks The Bluebird in Chelsea will have their big screen up again this year. Sit back and relax on their terrace, and enjoy the Championship as they screen each of the games from their big outdoor screen. Secure your spot on the terrace and watch the centre-court drama unfold from the best seat whilst enjoying al fresco dining. Make sure not to miss out on the action for the finals.
6 Eccleston Yards
Address: 21 Eccleston Pl, London SW1W 9NF
Giant al fresco screenings of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships have returned to Eccleston Yards. This year they’re kicking off a whole Summer of Sport in London’s quintessential, vibrant neighbourhood of Belgravia, in partnership with MATCHES. Throughout the month, you can also get your sporting fix at showings of the England vs Australia Ashes test match, plus two family-friendly cinema screenings in the evenings.
Over 100 seats will be available across the central London courtyard. Socialise on picnic benches, pull up comfy beanbags, or lounge on a MATCHES marble deck chair, and soak up the atmosphere in style with on-court action live from 11am until 8pm every day of the Wimbledon tournament. MATCHES, a leading luxury fashion retailer, will be hosting a designated marble branded kiosk in Eccleston Yards, offering complimentary fans.
Address: Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London
Watch Wimbledon underneath the London skyline at Canary Wharf’s Summer Screens. Catch the most exciting games, races, and championships throughout the summer. From F1 to cricket, and of course the iconic Wimbledon Championships. You will find two screens in the bustling Canada Square Park where you can sip your summer refreshments from The Grandstand Bar or pick up a picnic from Waitrose. You’ll also find a screen in Cabot Square which will be surrounded by selection of summery alfresco bars.
Address: Rooftop Terrace One, New Change, London EC4M 9AF
Arrive at the Penthouse of One New Change and step out onto the rooftop terrace for breathtaking views of the London skyline. Renowned for its atmosphere and spectacular views, and, now you can enjoy free outdoor screenings of Wimbledon courtesy of at One New Change. Watch all the Centre Court action from the comfort of a deck chair on the stunning Roof Terrace overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral. All guests who dine on a minimum of two courses throughout the games will enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne.It is the ideal spot to catch up with friends and colleagues and watch the game while enjoying great food and cocktails.
9St James’ Market
Address: St. James’ Market. Regent Street, SW1Y 4NR
Looking for somewhere to watch the tennis in central London? Catch the action from Wimbledon in St James’s Market on their outdoor screen. Just south of Piccadilly Circus between buzzy Haymarket and Regent Street St James’s, St James’s Market is the perfect spot to relax and watch the tennis this summer. Sit back and enjoy the tournament on the big screen while relaxing on free deck chairs or sipping a cocktail from one of the nearby restaurant terraces. No need to book, simply turn up and find a spot to spectate in the sunshine.
10Portman Square Garden
Address: Portman Square Garden, 55 Baker St, London W1U 8EW
Marylebone’s ever-popular Summer in the Square is here for the summer with a fresh roster of exciting outdoor activity that will help see the final week of the Wimbledon tournament out in style. Watch the matches on the big BNP Paribas screen from a deck chair (with a drink in hand!) in the tranquil setting of Portman Square Garden.
The on-site ‘Wellness Den’ will offer an ample line-up of free sustainable activities and workshops for everyone to take part in. These activities range from pampering sessions for those who love a quick beauty treatment, yoga classes for anyone that fancies unwinding in the summer sun and for those eager to keep their brains just as active as their body, a host of relaxing mindfulness classes.
This year Summer in the Square will also see the introduction of a brand new ‘Guest Kitchen’, sponsored by Portman Marylebone, where popular local restaurants will be on rotation, serving their most delicious dishes and ensuring the very best of Marylebone’s dining scene is always within arm’s length.
11 Daylesford Organic’s Notting Hill Farmshop
Address: 208-212 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2RH
Daylesford Organic’s Notting Hill Farmshop – the renowned organic farm shop and café located just a few calming steps from the hustle and bustle of portobello road will be screening Wimbledon matches in their London farmshop this year. From 3pm every day from the 3rd to the 17th of July. Daylesford have curated a one off food and drinks menu with a seasonal twist inspired by British strawberries – the quintessential taste of Wimbledon. The sample menu will change daily and will include a collection of small plates, cocktails (available from 4-7pm) and other seasonal delights.