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Al Forno

Al Forno

Bursting at the seams, this Italian restaurant always leaves you feeling full and smiley.

Light on the Common

Light on the Common

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

Thai Tho

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.

Gail's

Gail's

Delightful baked goods in true village fashion.

Crêpe Affaire

Crêpe Affaire

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

Aubaine

Aubaine

Serving tasty French food, this restaurant is part of a small chain and has an impressive interior. The atmosphere is really romantic and there's a pretty outdoor seating area too.

Hot Pink

Hot Pink

A healthy grill at an amazing price - it will leave your taste buds sizzling!

The Pod

The Pod

The greatest late night hotspot to party your worries away.

McChina

McChina

Eat in or take away, this Chinese restaurant serves everyones favourite dishes - perfect for large groups.

Piajeh

Piajeh

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

Wimbledon Village

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.

Hemingways

Hemingways

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

Hans Wurst

Hans Wurst

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

The Terrace

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!).

HMV Curzon

HMV Curzon

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Merton, Raynes Park, Colliers Wood, Southfields, Earlsfield, Tooting, Mitcham, Morden, Wandsworth and Roehampton

"One of only three of London's Pegasus crossings can be found in Wimbledon Village for those on horseback"

The John Innes Conservation Area in Merton has some beautiful old buildings.

Tom Cope

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

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

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What locals say about Wimbledon

  1. The houses are so gorgeous and Wimbledon village has the best shops and restaurants!

  2. I was invited to the Picnic in South Park Gardens last Sunday. I was very much surprised how wordefull the park is, as well as, the lovely community spirit there. Wish I could afford to live there. Wonderfull little place!

  3. Gosh..I love living in Wimbledon! It is a well kept secret! Village, South Park Gardens, Cannizaro Park, common, richmond park on door step, great transport links, lovely restaurants & pubs, windmill, parkside and no need to mention the TENNIS! Will never move out from here...

  4. South Park Gardens area is amazing! Love loving here.

  5. South Park Gardens, Polka Theater.

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Child-friendly activities near Wimbledon

Operation Magic Carpet

The Unicorn Theatre
Nomi wants a story of her own. She lives in London but dreams about Baghdad, where her parents are from. One night over dinner, a genie bursts out of a mango pickle jar and Nomi is swept away on a magic carpet to Baghdad. Characters from the Arabian Nights come to life as she meets Sinbad, swims the Tigris and sees a water buffalo. But when her three wishes run out, how will Nomi get back home? A magical play about exploring your culture and knowing where you come from so you know where you're going.  Website

NCT Coffee Me & Baby

The Old Frizzle Pub
Join us for Coffee, Me & Baby! Everyone is welcome (NCT Members and non-members), please drop by with your bump or baby and meet other local Mums in your local area for a relaxing coffee and chat. Website

Ridgway Stables

Ridgway Stables
We have a wide selection of ponies carefully chosen for their kind temperament and experience in teaching children to ride a pony in the wonderful surroundings of Wimbledon Common. We have over 20 horses and ponies so adults and children get plenty of opportunity to ride. Our horses and ponies are trained to make the novice or expereinced rider feel at ease. Website

Caterpillar Music

The Mansel Road Centre
Babies are never too young to enjoy Caterpillar Music and they enjoy watching other babies and older children- it encourages them to crawl, stand up and eventually start taking a few steps in order to follow the fun with the older children. Website

Crazy Golf at Wimbledon Park

Wimbledon Park
Crazy golf is golf on a miniature scale where you have to putt a golf ball into a hole avoiding various obstacles. Crazy golf is fun for all the family. All equipment is supplied by the site and there are plastic clubs available for little golfers. All year round(Monday-Sunday): 10:00 to 30 minutes before dusk Website

Drama Buds

Wimbledon International Adventist Church
Our classes create a positive fun environment for your child to naturally grow and blossom in confidence. Whilst our stories ignite young imaginations helping your child to bloom as a creative thinker, to problem solve and write creatively at school. Website

The Flea Circus

Merton Abbey School
A unique combination of circus, movement, make-believe and song, you will soon see your child develop confidence, imagination, co-ordination and concentration.The workshops are broken into sections to encourage physical and creative development. Songs, music and storytelling make our classes so fun and imaginative they won't even notice they are learning. Website

About Wimbledon

Wimbledon is a district of south London, located in the London Borough of Merton. It is situated 7 miles (11.3 km) south-west of Charing Cross. For most of the past century, Wimbledon has been internationally known as the home of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. As it was in the 16th and 17th centuries, Wimbledon's attraction remains its combination of convenient access to central London with the benefit of plentiful recreational facilities. Strong demand for homes, especially the larger properties in the Wimbledon Village and Wimbledon Park areas, has seen prices increase to amongst the highest in the outer London area.

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