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Christmas Never Tasted So Good

With over 80 places to eat in Wimbledon, indulge your taste buds this festive season with feel-good meals full of comforting ingredients and rich flavours.

From cosy pubs, delicious restaurants and welcoming cafés, Wimbledon is full of great eateries to help you eat, drink and be merry this Christmas.

Remember, you can view the full range of eateries in Wimbledon Town Centre where you can filter your search by the type of cuisine you’re after, or even search specifically for ‘healthy eating’ venues.

Christmas Drinks

Whether it’s celebratory drinks with friends and family or a quick catch-up after work, Wimbledon’s buzzing bars and pubs have a range of special festive tipples to keep you jolly this festive season.

 

 

Sip into the season with Hand & Racquet and the Prince of Wales pub. 

Both will Gin-gle your Bells this Christmas with their festive Gin and Tonic’s and range of special Festive Ale’s including the Rocking Rudolf, a full-bodied beer with currant and malted toffee taste and a crisp bitter finish.

 

Escape the winter chill with a warming festive drinks reception at The Alexandra 

Enjoy crisp and refreshing festive fizz’s waiting for your arrival or get everyone mulling from the get-go, with a mulled wine reception full of gloriously rich and warming spiced wines.

 

Celebrate this season with Christmas Cocktails at All Bar One, Wimbledon 

Share a special moment with friends over magical creations conjured up by the All Bar One mixologists. Their limited edition Christmas Cocktails include the dessert-style Cherry Crème Cracker and a Winter Espresso Martini.

 

Keep warm with a hot favourite at Bliss Coffee 

With coffee that tastes like no other, enjoy hand-crafted winter warmers in a cosy setting at Bliss Coffee, located on the The Broadway.

 

For a full list of bars and pubs in Wimbledon, visit the following link and for Christmas party bookings, please contact the establishments directly.

 

Festive Food

Feast on decadent desserts, succulent meats, or simply enjoy festive nibbles this Christmas, to keep your belly warm through the chill.

 

 

Stay healthy (well.. try) with award-winning, independent café Lu-Ma 

Start the day with indulgent gluten-free pancakes or tuck-in to a hot ‘winter style Buddha bowl’ for lunch. Lu-Ma’s festive menu includes a very tasty line-up including a Christmas pudding with cashew vanilla ice cream and a vegan custard for dessert.

 

Enjoy dine-in comfort at Bill’s Wimbledon

Take your pick from squashy sofas to comfy leather table seats, as you sit back and relax, whilst the team serves you their newly launched winter menu. Featuring the much-loved British roast with all the trimmings, to a steaming hot macaroni and cheese, Bill’s will have you feeling warm and joyous on a cold winter evening.

 

Fancy a succulent, well-cooked steak? Then pop down to Bar + Block

Steak is Bar + Block’s specialty and they have a fabulous wine menu to pair it with too. Enjoy their warm, welcoming atmosphere and tuck in! Find them next to Premier Inn Hotel on The Broadway.

 

Check out Leon‘s special Noel menu, full of festive-themed healthy food.

Leon’s Christmas menu, features a cracking Christmas Wrap, the much-loved ‘LEON x Gizzi Erskine Turkey Curry’ with carrots and parsnips in a creamy curry sauce and finished with a sprinkling of crispy onions, and their Spiced Apple and Mulled Cherry versions of mince pies.

 

For a full list of restaurants and eateries in Wimbledon, visit the following link.

 

Market Goodies

Starting again this weekend, the Wimbledon Christmas Markets are home to local artisans and international award-winning delights. Tuck into a vibrant mix of tasty treats or pick up a festive food gift for those foodies around you.

Our Christmas Markets are running every weekend until the 22nd December from 11am to 6pm, plus Friday 13th and 20th December until 7pm.

 

 

Pop down to Jono’s market stall to try mouth-watering Biltong and South African dried sausage.

 

Blue Rabbit offer incredible galettes, crepes and bubble waffles both in sweet and savoury versions, that you’ll definitely remember!

 

Visit House of Toast for toasties oozing with flavourful cheesy fillings, including cheese and chutney, buffalo chicken, Christmas special turkey and cranberry and brie.

 

Check out Stir Me Tea’s selection of pure origin Kenyan loose leaf tea blends, full of healthy and warming aromatic ingredients, guaranteed to bring out the tea-drinker in you.

 

For more information and to see the full list of market traders offering delicious goodies, visit our Christmas Market page.

 

 

Kick-Start Your Christmas with Festive Workshops

 

Heading Home with Neptune

Kick-start your festive season with Neptune, as they celebrate the arrival of their new winter collection with a range of workshops and events to welcome in Christmas.

Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop 
Friday 15th November 2019, 11am – 1pm
Under the guidance of Makiko Design Studio, Neptune’s wreath masterclass will provide you with decorative ideas to help you get your door ready for Christmas. Tickets will include everything you’ll need to create your wreath, as well as plenty of tea, coffee, prosecco and mulled wine to keep you well-fuelled.

 

Free Live Cooking Demonstration
Saturday 16th November 2019, 11am & 2pm
Join Becky Wilkinson for a seasonal cooking how-to, which will include how to make the most of your festive leftovers and ideas for edible gifts. Guests will leave with recipe cards to help recreate the dishes demonstrated, so come along and remember to bring an empty stomach!

 

Live Music & Sweet Treats
Sunday 17th November 2019, 11am
Enjoy live performances from SandLiveMusic and learn how to make sweet treats with local food and lifestyle blogger Sisley White.

 

Contact Neptune Wimbledon to book or reserve your place now.

 

Get Creative This Christmas with Lu-Ma Café

Wimbledon’s award-winning healthy café Lu-Ma welcomes you to their festive workshops.

Lu-Ma Cafe

Christmas Wreath Workshop
Wednesday 27th November 2019
Lu-Ma Café joins forces with Gardenia to bring you a special festive Flower School class, helping you learn how to decorate your own Christmas door wreath.

 

‘Christmas Rehearsal’ Cooking Class
Wednesday 11th December 2019
Lu-Ma’s Head Chef Angela Agrati Prange teaches you how to cook delicious dishes for your Christmas dinner and shares some of her best cooking secrets.

 

Festive Flower School Decoration Workshop
Thursday 12th December 2019
Under the guidance of professional Gardenia florists, learn how to create your own Christmas table decorations to take home, whilst Lu-Ma Café treat you to delicious canapés and festive tipples, to help those creative juices flow.

 

Contact Lu-Ma Café to book or reserve your place now.

 

Santa Letter Writing Workshop with The Entertainer

Entertainer Santa Letter

Write and send your very own letter to Santa this Christmas, with the help of The Entertainer. The store’s friendly elves are on hand to provide help and ensure that the letters are sent to Santa, who will reply in time for Christmas!

Workshops will involve several free activities for children and will be taking place in store at The Entertainer Wimbledon on the following dates:

 

Saturday 9th November 2019, 10am – 4pm

Saturday 16th November 2019, 10am – 4pm

Saturday 23rd November 2019, 10am – 4pm