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Wimbledon and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Wimbledon and surrounding areas

"Wimbledon Common is the perfect spot for a picnic, where you might even see riders from the local equestrian club."

Thomas Lebbern

"A fantastic day out if you are lucky enough to get tickets, although the atmosphere in and around Wimbledon during the tennis is great!"

Thomas Lebbern

"Earlsfield has everything that families and professionals are looking for in an area..."

Rupert Greig

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Where do Wimbledon and surrounding areas locals go?

Hemingways

Cocktails, mocktails and more! This sophisticated bar serves food too.

Wimbledon Village

The village is alive with such a variety of restaurants, pubs and bars. And there's lots happening when the tennis is on too. It's also close to Wimbledon Common, with a lake where you can feed the birds.

Rose & Crown

This traditional pub in Wimbledon Village serves a great Sunday roast. There's a lovely beer garden too, which is great for drinks in the summer.

Piajeh

Luxury pieces from around the world that always make a statement.

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.

HMV Curzon

A cinema on Wimbledon's doorstep showing both arts and mainstream films.

The Terrace

Beautiful rooftop restaurant serving tantalising treats to fill you up when the lights go down and the dancing shoes come on (or off in some cases!).

Nazmin's

The greatest curry house in South West London! Ask for the Gust Khata Masala, you will not be disappointed!

Mel's

Vintage beats, breakfast and burgers. Best burger in Earlsfield!

Hans Wurst

The best German sausage in town served out of a trailer!

The Leather Bottle

A 300 year old Young's pub with London's biggest pub garden, featuring beach huts and a volley ball court - fantastic on a summer's day!

Light on the Common

This elegant restaurant serves delicious freshly prepared dishes, from light lunches to traditional favourites, including a mean steak and chips.

Cah-Chi

Once featured in Time Out's top 50 restaurants in London, the original restaurant started in Raynes Park, with people flocking from all over London for an authentic Korean dining experience.

Telegraph Pub

A cosy and casual pub with fireplace and great food!

The Old Frizzle

The best halloumi skewers and cocktails! The whole place is surrounded by fairy lights and has live bands on at the weekend.

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In the Summer Term 2015 we will be providing small group parent and baby classes (maximum of 5 parent s/babies) at a private house in Wimbledon. The classes will be run by our highly experienced parent and baby teacher. Lessons are run for 30 minutes. They are available to be booked on availability/class age group. Website

Musical Express

Southfields Methodist Church
Fun and interactive music and movement classes for pre-schoolers! With lots of time to play the percussion instruments and a new surprise each week. Website

Playgroup for under-5s with disabilities

Linden Lodge School
Drop-in sessions for children with a range a disabilities and their parents/carers to enjoy sensory activities together and meet each other. Parents/carers and their children can make use of the expertise available from specialist visual impairment teachers Share information and ideas with other parents/carers as well as give each other mutual support in a safe environment. Website

Baby Rhyme Time

Southfields Library 300
Baby Rhyme Time is a lively session of songs and rhymes with actions for babies and toddlers and their carers. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-2 years. Families can: come and make friends, learn and sing songs that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. There is no need to book just turn up. Please note these sessions are for members of Wandsworth libraries only. If you would like to join the library you will need to complete a library application form and provide a proof of identity and address. You will then be given a library membership card which will allow you to borrow items and attend this type of session. Website

Arts and Crafts Sale

Southmead Centre for Children and Families
Low cost arts and crafts material is available to purchase our parent volunteers. At the Arts and crafts sale you can: get ideas for creative activites for you and your child, and buy low cost art and craft materials. Website

Football Courses - AFC Wimbledon

Wimbledon Park
Saturday Football Club runs every Saturday during school term time at Wimbledon Park. Saturday Football Club is open to any boy or girl of any ability between the ages of 4 -14 years. Children and young people will: learn new football skills, meet people with similar interests, and have fun! Come down to Wimbledon Park and join in on the fun whilst learning lots of new skills. No advanced booking is required, you can simply turn up and pay on any individual day! Visit the website for more information. Website

Mini Music Makers

Mood Food Cafe
Mini Music Makers is a fun and relaxed music session for 0 - 5 year old children in Earlsfield. It's full of songs you will know, songs you might know, and new songs composed especially for the sessions. 10am sessions are for all ages between 0 - 5 years, and are tailored to accomodate the ages and individuals who come. 11am sessions are for non-walkers. They are more intimate with lots of finger rhymes and even more multi-sensory elements. The sessions are drop in, so no need to book in advance. Website
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