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Time & Leisure Food and Culture Awards 2019

Back for the ninth year, Time & Leisure’s Food and Culture Awards 2019 are LIVE!

Set up to support local businesses, these awards seek out consumer opinions and shine a light on the best in the region. They create conversations amongst consumers of where to try, discover new experiences and encourage people to support their local establishments and high streets.

Love Wimbledon has been a sponsor and supporter of these awards since they started as a way to shout about all our great eateries and cultural venues. Once again this year we are proud to sponsor the BEST EATING EXPERIENCE IN WIMBLEDON TOWN CENTRE and shout very loudly about how great you all are.

If you are a Wimbledon town centre food producer, cafe, pub, restaurant or foodie market stall holder YOUR business has already been nominated in the above category – all YOU have to do is shout about it, promote it through your marketing channels and tell all your customers to vote for you, it’s FREE plus they stand a chance of winning a luxury weekend away.

Here is the VOTING page for you to share.

There are many other categories which you may have been nominated for across Food and Culture including:

Best Family Friendly Restaurant 

Best Newcomer

Best Service

Best Night Out

Best Coffee/Tea House

Restaurant of the Year

Best Pub

Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year

Tony Kane Cultural Experience

Performing Arts Venue of the Year

Family Attraction of the Year








All you have to do is get your customers voting for you, promote the awards across your social media channels and if you’d like FREE promotional material to put up in your business please email info@lovewimbledon.org and we will deliver these to you.

Wimbledon businesses did incredibly well in the #TLFCA awards last year, here’s a reminder of the 2018 winners.

Voting is now OPEN and the results will be announced at The Hurlingham Club on 9th September. More details to follow about this event and how you can be there.


Merton Best Business Awards 2019 RESULTS

Last night many businesses within the BID excelled at the Merton Best Business Awards 2019 held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.  With 33 finalists across 16 categories, we celebrated with 7 Love Wimbledon BID businesses winning in their categories and 10 as runners up. An extraordinary achievement.

Helen Clark Bell, CEO of Love Wimbledon said ‘This reflects the variety of businesses we have in the town centre and how they continue to develop and reach for growth.

‘We are really proud there are so many award winning businesses in Merton and in Wimbledon Town Centre, from popular eateries, energetic start-ups to national HQs doing things differently. We wish them every success as we do with all businesses in the borough.’


Overall Winner

Gina Conway Aveda Salon & Spa


Best Apprentice of the Year

Enrico Montana, TWM Solicitors – Runner Up


Best Employer of the Year

Fayre and Square – Runner Up


Best Enterprising Business

Finling Associates Limited – Runner Up


Best in the Creative Sector

Polka Theatre – Winner


Best Large Business

Iglu.com – Winner

Itsu – Runner Up


Best Medium Business

Gina Conway Aveda Salon and Spa – Winner

SANTORO – Runner Up


Best Pub of the Year

Prince of Wales – Winner

The Alexandra – Runner Up


Best Restaurant of the Year

Lu-Ma Cafe – Runner Up


Best Service Excellence

Gina Conway Aveda Salon & Spa – Winner

The Alexandra – Runner Up


Positive Workplace

Lu-Ma Cafe – Winner

Peldon Rose – Runner Up



The Extra Mile

The Alexandra – Runner Up


For the full list of results please visit Merton Best Business Awards.

Merton Best Business Awards 2018 Winners

What a great night for Love Wimbledon businesses at the Merton Best Business Awards!

We were delighted that 17 businesses from the town centre were finalists and we were proud to celebrate with them. Eight businesses went on to be awarded runners up and eight claimed winners titles in their categories.


Andrew Wakefield Award

Winner – Mick Dore, The Alexandra



Best Apprentice Of The Year

Winner – Ibolya Gyero, Lu-Ma Cafe

Runner Up – Lukasz Sosgornik, The Alexandra



Entrepreneur Of The Year

Runner Up – Sahaj Kothari, Make In 3D



Best Enterprising Business

Winner – SANTORO Ltd

Runner Up – Make In 3D



Best In The Creative Sector

Winner – SANTORO Ltd

Runner Up – 360 Ripple



Best Business in Wimbledon Town Centre

Winner – The Alexandra

Runner Up – Justin James Hotel


Employer of the Year

Runner Up – Finling Associates


Healthy Workplace

Winner – Harnham Group Ltd

Runner Up – Retail IT



Best Business over 50 Employees

Winner – Harnham Group Ltd


Restaurant of the Year

Winner – Lu-Ma Cafe



Pub of the Year

Winner – The Alexandra

Runner Up – Prince of Wales


Helen Clark Bell, Chief Executive of Love Wimbledon said “We are very proud to be gold sponsors of these annual awards for the sixth year, giving businesses the possibility of becoming award winners and shine in our local community. We never miss an opportunity to shout out and be proud of our Wimbledon businesses and these awards really highlight the variety we have in our town centre.”

For the full list of all category runners up and winners at this years Merton Best Business Awards click here.