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Wimbledon and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Wimbledon and surrounding areas

"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

"At the heart of Wimbledon Village is St Mary's Church"

Adrienne Wadsworth

"You can be at London Waterloo in less than 15 minutes from Earlsfield Station."

Rupert Greig

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wimbledon and surrounding areas locals go?

The Dog & Fox

One of the busiest pubs in Wimbledon, hosting a hotel, a pub and a restaurant, which does a fabulous Sunday roast.

Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market

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

Roxie

Also known as Fyre, possibly the best and most consistently great steaks in all of London.

Crêpe Affaire

This café serves the perfect sweet and savoury crêpes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The milkshakes are delicious too!

Marina Fish

Fantastic for 'fishy Fridays' or a cheeky lunchtime deal for £4.50. Great quality fish shipped down daily from Scotland.

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.

The Alexandra

As well as serving proper pub grub, this place has a fantastic roof terrace too with a covered seating area and heaters for when it gets chilly.

Thai Tho

This traditional Thai restaurant serves authentic food that is reasonably priced and delicious! It's a great place to go with a group of friends, as the dishes are perfect for sharing.

Hemingways

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

Nazmin's

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

Buddhapadipa Temple

A beautiful building that I highly recommend anyone to go and take a look!

HMV Curzon

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

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.

Piajeh

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

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.

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"54,250 tennis balls are used at the Wimbledon Championships every year and until 1986 they were actually white - they changed to yellow so that the umpires could see them more easily."

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TinyTalk Baby Signing - The Old Fields

The Old Fields
TinyTalk baby signing classes encourage communication in pre-verbal babies through signing & singing. Babies have a lot to say and if they are able to communicate their needs, frustration on both parts can be avoided. Which leads to happier babies & mommies. Website

Swimway


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

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

Toddler Drop-in

Southmead Centre for Children and Families
A structured drop-in play session focusing on getting children ready for nursery including snack time and singing time to encourage children to be able to sit for short periods of time. Website

Storytime

Southfields Library
Come and listen to stories with your child. This session is for children aged 2-4 together with their parents/carers. Babies and younger chidren are also welcome. Families can: come and make friends, listen to popular stories 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

Sing and Sign Classes

Boots
Sing and Sign's original and unique approach has revolutionised baby signing in this country. Everyone knows nursery rhymes and action songs are great fun and musical activities help stimulate language development. Sing and Sign combines the benefits of both music and baby signing. We teach a wide range of signs using some traditional and some specially written or adapted songs.  Website

Diddi dance

St Barnabas Church
Diddi dance classes are designed to help your diddi ones enhance their co-ordination and rhythm. We are here to nurture their natural love of movement in a structured yet relaxed 45 minute class. Website
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