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10 Delicious Ways To Celebrate Wimbledon 2022

Game, set, munch. Raise a toast to all things tennis-related with these mouth-watering menus, cocktail menus and afternoon tea experiences taking place across London.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s themed afternoon tea

Satisfy your sweet tooth like a pro – Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is ‘serving’ up a host of tennis inspired treats for fans to enjoy throughout the prestigious tournament.

Guests of The Rosebery will be able to enjoy the quintessential British tradition of afternoon tea – but of course, with a tennis-themed twist. The intricate Wimbledon Afternoon Tea will include a selection of specially curated pastries, by Executive Pastry Chef Emmanuel Bonneau, from Game, Set & Match-a, New Balls, Fantastic Wimbledon to Tie Break, along with finger sandwiches and homemade scones.

A carefully selected tea menu is also included, whilst Pimm’s or Champagne can also be ordered alongside for a highly suitable sip.  £63.00pp, available until 11 July 2022. mandarinoriental.com

 

Covent Garden Hotel’s Afternoon Tea 

If you love classic elegance (and oodles of scones) Covent Garden Hotel is celebrating with a special themed afternoon tea. 

Served at Brasserie Max, guests can indulge with an array of tennis-themed treats whilst toasting to the occasion with a glass of Pimms or Sussex Sparkling Rathfinny.

Of course, the afternoon tea will feature traditional sandwiches and homemade scones with clotted cream and preserves to whet an appetite. Guests will enjoy a choice of quality teas and speciality infusions whilst sweet treats such as a white chocolate mousse, strawberry and lemon tart and blackberry vanilla macaron will follow.

Prices from £40.00, available until 10th July. firmdalehotels.com

Duck & Dry's Smoothie Sessions 

Whether it’s a glamorous transformation for a courtside debut or a relaxing pamper session ahead of the match, Nuccy, the UK’s first adaptogenic nut butter, has teamed up with Duck & Dry, London’s leading blow dry bar, to offer all guests a complimentary Wimbledon-themed smoothie this month.

Guests visiting the Duck & Dry Mayfair branch on Saturday 2nd July will receive a delicious vegan Nuccy Strawberry Smoothie on arrival with any blow dry. Inspired by the Wimbledon classic, strawberries & cream, Nuccy’s freshly prepared Smoothie is blended with strawberriesbananas, oat milk, and creamy Almond and Peanut Coco Nuccy. Over the weekend, Nuccy miniature nut butters will also be on offer for customers to take home. duckanddry.com

wagamama’s limited-edition dough.chi

Available for Wimbledon only, wagamama has launched the perfect serve – ice cream wrapped in doughnut dough in three innovative flavours.

Called dough.chi, the dessert is available at only four wagamama restaurants during the Wimbledon tennis tournament – foodies can find it at Wimbledon, Putney, Fulham and Wandsworth restaurants in south west London for an exclusive bite. 

Made from three delicious cookie dough balls with a melting ice cream centre, topped off with lashings of passion fruit sauce, plus mint and icing sugar, the dish is a must-try. Available as a mix + match with three innovative flavours: cherry, vanilla + yuzu, coconut and matcha + white chocolate, you’d be mad ‘net’ to try this.
£5.90, wagamama.com

The Roof Terrace at The Sloane's Finale Menu

Available from 12pm until 5pm, The Roof Terrace at The Sloane in Chelsea will be celebrating the Wimbledon finals on Sunday 10th July with a special menu hosted in partnership with Champagne Jacquart.

Starters include English Green Asparagus Ceviche and Watermelon & Goat’s Cheese Salad, followed by a delicious selection of mains including Green Pea & Roasted Shallot Ravioli and Seafood & Wild Garlic Risotto. 

Finish with a grand slam from the mouthwatering selection of desserts, including the likes of Iced Coconut & White Rum Mousse with Mango Lime Salad and the ubiquitous summer favourite, Eton Mess.

£49.00pp, sloaneplace.com

Get into the swing of things with Covent garden

Covent Garden is hosting live screenings daily on the East Piazza alongside a pop-up Pimm’s bar throughout the tournament. Offering something for everyone, shoppers will be able to buy the capsule Wimbledon collection at Polo Ralph Lauren and dine on Mariage Freres’ limited-edition, true-to-life size tennis ball dessert for a fully immersive tennis experience.

Transforming the al-fresco heart of London into a Wimbledon hub, new pop-up Pimm’s on the Piazza will serve a menu including the Pimm’s classic serve, their new Pimm’s Sundowner Spritz, soft drinks and light snacks until Sunday 10th July.

Alongside the large screen, the historic East Piazza will be filled with deck chairs and picnic benches for viewers to immerse themselves in the best of British tennis, while the estate will continue to be resplendent in Union Jack themed bunting, floral decorations for a truly British finish. coventgarden.london

The Dorchester x Wild Idol's Alcohol-Free Afternoon Tea  

Head to the swish surrounds of The Dorchester for an alcohol-free afternoon experience in partnership with Wild Idol. The newly-launched premium non-alcoholic sparkling drink has teamed up with the iconic hotel to offer a special Wimbledon themed, afternoon tea. 

Ideal for a tennis lover staying teetotal, the mouth-watering fare includes a host of quintessentially British favourites. Enjoy beautifully light scones served with Earl Grey tea jelly, homemade jam and Cornish clotted cream, as well as an array of delicious finger sandwiches and much more. Perfectly paired with the crisp apple notes and freshness of Wild Idol White sparkling, sit back and sip the afternoon away in true luxurious style. £95.00pp,dorchestercollection.com

The Landmark London’s Wimbledon Afternoon tea  

Sitting pretty in Marylebone, The Landmark London, is hosting an exclusive Wimbledon Afternoon Tea until 10th July. 

One of London’s most popular haunts for the quintessential British past time, The Afternoon Tea is served in the centre of the stunning venue, offering a tranquil and bright oasis under towering palm trees in the Winter Garden Restaurant.

Dive into a selection of hand-crafted finger sandwiches, an assortment of delicate pastries and freshly baked scones adorn the platters.

On the pastry front, sink your teeth into the likes of an Orange and Pimm’s Macaroon, Fresh English Strawberry Tart & Vanilla Cream, Chocolate and Peanut Butter Delice and Raspberry and Lemon Opera, Salted Pistachios. Now that’s a feast worth making a racket about. 

Starting from £59.00 per person, landmarklondon.co.uk

HOME BY NICO's Grand Slam experience

Ditch your dinner plans and fire up the oven instead. Luxury at-home menu creators, Home by Nico, have whipped up a trophy-worthy feast. The Grand Slam experience is inspired by an iconic tennis tournament, allowing you to celebrate Finals weekend in style. Bite into an array of easy-to-prepare dishes including the likes of Scottish Hot Smoked Salmon, Aged Sirloin of Beef, English Beetroot & Heritage Tomato Salad, New Season Potato Salad, Lincolnshire Poacher Cheddar and a dessert devised of English Set Cream, Perthshire Strawberries, Toasted Oat Crumble. On the tipples front, wash it all down with a refreshing jug of Pimms & Lemonade with Garnish. 

Delivering 9 July only. £70.00, home-x.com

 

 

The Nest in Treehouse’s Cocktail Menu 

Available to devour until the end of 2022’s championships, The Swan’s Nest’s menu at Treehouse Hotel London has been designed to pay tribute to all things tennis. As official sponsors of the tennis championships, Sipsmith’s quintessentially British Wimbledon menu features delectable drinks named after different national Tennis Champions. From the Andrew Muddler’s delicate elderflower and cucumber combination for our most recent champion, to the smooth creamy sip of the Strawberry Perry to celebrate a tennis legend from the 30’s, the only way to decide your favourite will be to try them all – and The Swan’s Nest screening of the Wimbledon men’s final on the 10th July provides no better opportunity.

Plus, for something truly sustainable, order Sipsmith’s Strawberry Smash Gin – made using leftover fruit from last year’s Wimbledon championships. 

The Swan’s Nest will be open until the 11th July, open from 12pm to 1am. The Wimbledon menu will run until 10th July. treehousehotels.com

 

 

 

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