Where To Watch Wimbledon 2019 On The Big Screen In London

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Where To Watch Wimbledon 2019 On The Big Screen In London
Watch Wimbledon on the big screen at Merchant Square, Paddington

You want to watch Wimbledon, but you missed the ballot and are you're not willing to spend your days indoors, glued to a TV screen, when the sun’s a-shinin', birds are a-singin' and there’s Pimm’s ready for a-drinkin'.

Luckily, certain London establishments are on hand with a giant screen — and possibly a deckchair or two — to give us a front row seat from which we can fully admire all those magical Wimbledon 2019 moments between 1-14 July.

Watch Wimbledon at Granary Square, King's Cross

This year, the King's Cross screenings takes place on the canalside steps in Granary Square. The main BBC coverage is shown until 8pm each evening — unless a key match is in progress, in which case, the action continues.

As for food and drink, as well as the area's many bars and restaurants, KERB street food market offers quick and tasty takeaway options, and Pimm's and other drinks will be available from the pop-up Summer Love bar. The screenings are part of the Everyman Summer Love Film Festival — why not stick around after a day of tennis to watch one of the films being screened in the evening?

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July 2019

Watch Wimbledon at Merchant Square, Paddington

Tennis being shown on the big screen in Merchant Square. Free deckchairs and beanbags are available on the canalside, and there's a street food market selling all manner of snacks — including the pre-requisite strawberries and cream.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July 2019

Watch Wimbledon at The Piazza, Wimbledon

Where better to watch Wimbledon than in Wimbledon? You'll almost be able to hear the thwacking and grunting live from Centre Court. Once again, a screen will be set up in The Piazza in the town, with deckchairs laid out for you to make yourself comfy.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July 2019

Watch Wimbledon at Skylight, Tobacco Dock

Rooftop bar and events space Skylight will be screening Wimbledon 2019 — full details have yet to be announced. New for 2019 at the venue are day beds and garden booths, which need to be booked in advance. Otherwise, entry is free, and there are plenty of food and drink options. If you get bored of watching, have a game of croquet or petanque in between sets.

Free, just turn up (booking recommended for groups of 10 or more), 1-14 July 2019

Watch Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens, Mayfair

A mere minute's walk from Oxford Street, elevated terrace Brown Hart Gardens boasts a giant screen, and deckchairs, with plenty of restaurants and delis nearby selling food and drinks.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July, 11am-8pm

Watch Wimbledon 2019 at Canary Wharf

As part of the Summer Screens series of events, Wimbledon matches are broadcast for free on a screen in Cabot Square, with table tennis tables set up if you fancy having a go yourself. British food including fish and chips, pies, and strawberries are all available to buy from food vendors nearby.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July, 12pm-7pm

Wimbledon screenings at St James's Market

St James's Market hosts daily open air screenings of the Wimbledon Championships. From the first round matches to the Men’s Final, the full tournament will be shown and visitors can enjoy watching from the comfort of a deck chair. Local restaurants in St James’s Market will be serving from their terraces with special Wimbledon offers and incentives.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July

Wimbledon screenings at The Chelsea Courtyard

New west London bar and restaurant The Chelsea Courtyard is screening all Wimbledon matches, so you can keep up with the action while you drink and dine. Special menu items include a strawberry creme brulée (made of Baileys, Gordons Pink Gin, fresh cream, Strawberries and caramel syrup) and a refreshing Deuce drink (Luxardo Limoncello, fresh lemon juice, strawberry syrup and fresh strawberries).

Free entry, just turn up, 1-14 July

Wimbledon screenings at The Prince, West Brompton

Lively west London pub The Prince makes the most of its retractable roof terrace with screenings of the tennis action on big screens, plus screenings of Pimm's and strawberries and cream on hand.

Free entry, just turn up, 1-14 July

Wimbledon screenings at Pergola Olympia

Big screens are installed at rooftop food and drinks spot Pergola Olympia. Enjoy Pimm's, strawberries and cream and plenty of other foodie options as you watch the action.

Free entry, just turn up, 1-14 July

Wimbledon screenings at St Katharine Docks

Wimbledon screenings take place on the floating pontoon at St Katharine Docks.

Comfy deckchairs are provided for free on a first come, first served basis, and you can bring your own food and drink — so up your picnic game accordingly.

For the final weekend, a bar serving food and drink (including Pimms and strawberries, naturally) will be available.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July

Watch the Wimbledon 2019 finals at Bloomberg Arcade

The City's Bloomberg Arcade is screening the finals weekend, complete with beanbags and deckchairs to get comfy on. It's completely free, with some excellent food and drink options nearby

Free, just turn up, 11-14 July

Watch Wimbledon 2019 finals in Wembley Park

Wembley Park's excellent Summer on Screen series of free outdoor screenings includes broadcasts of the finals of Wimbledon 2019. Pull up a free deckchair in Arena Square and watch the action unfold.

Free, just turn up, 10-14 July.

Watch the Wimbledon 2019 finals at Swingers, City and West End

Both the Square Mile and Oxford Street branches of Swingers Crazy Golf are showing the men's and women's finals on large screens on 13-14 July. Indulge in a round of crazy golf before kicking back to watch the tennis. Special Wimbledon food and drink is available from the street food traders at the venue, including a strawberries and cream gelato by Hackney Gelato, a limited edition Wimbledon cocktail and, of course, Pimm's.

Free, just turn up, 13-14 July

Watch Wimbledon at Cardinal Place, Victoria

Once again, free screenings take place in the roof garden at Cardinal Place, with a tropical theme to the surroundings. Relax under the canary canopy, on tutti-frutti-inspired seating, with a bar nearby to quench your thirst.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July

Watch Wimbledon at One New Change

The rooftop terrace at One New Change offers free screenings of the action, with views of St Paul's to boot. Kick back on 'grass-inspired seating' and watch the matches.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July

Watch Wimbledon at New Street Square

Tucked away near Chancery Lane, New Street Square is an ideal location for local office workers to catch up on the action on their lunch break. The matches are shown on a big screen, with deckchairs provided for catching some rays (hopefully) between sets.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July (weekdays only)

Watch Wimbledon 2019 at Bunga Bunga Battersea

Pizzeria Bunga Bunga Battersea shows Wimbledon matches on the big screen while serving up special Wimbledon themed drinks and dishes, including the tennis court pizza (above), topped with green pesto. Drinks options include a strawberries and cream rosé float, made with Grey Goose Vanilla-infused Mr Whippy.

1-14 July.

Watch Wimbledon at International Quarter, Stratford

Stratford Summer Screen pops up at the International Quarter (near Westfield), showing films, sport and opera throughout the summer, including Wimbledon. The tennis is screened every day of the tournament,  with a special Wimbledon event on 4 July. Full screening schedule here.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July

Watch Wimbledon at Halkin Arcade, Belgravia

Motcomb Street’s Halkin Arcade screens Wimbledon live on the big screen in the newly refurbished garden space in Belgravia. Relax on deck chairs in the arcade from 11am-8pm every day, with Pimm’s, strawberries and soft drinks available from Mosimann’s, the Private Dining Club.

Free, just turn up, 1-14 July

Watch the Wimbledon finals at Big Screen on the Green

Big Screen on the Green is a summer garden party taking place simultaneously at Fulham Palace Gardens and Morden Hall Park on 13-14 July. Among the food, drink, and other goings-on, a large screen will show the finals, live from Wimbledon.

From £20, book ahead, 13-14 July

Watch Wimbledon 2019 at BST Hyde Park

Photo: Becan Rickard-Elliot

British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park isn't just about the pop superstars. Sure, the weekends are reserved for those huge music concerts, but the weekdays are a lot more sedate. Open House is a week of free events including food markets, outdoor cinema and, yep you guessed it, Wimbledon screenings. Sadly, there's no screening of the final here — blame Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams gigs for that — but why not head here for some weekday screenings?

Free, just turn up, 8-11 July 2019, full details tbc.

Last Updated 08 July 2019