Things to do

Welcome to The Research House, Wimbledon, home to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club who organize the world famous tennis tournament held in the  last week of June and first week of July.  The village is recognized as one of the most attractive London villages with beautiful common land, boutiques and village architecture.

The following is a listing for restaurants, things to do and shopping in and around Wimbledon. It is not by any means all-inclusive. If you are looking for something that you do not see here or a little further afield, please feel free to call us and we will help you.



British Traditional

Dog and Fox

Dating to the Victorian era, this renowned pub with rooms is an 11-minute walk from the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, a 13-minute walk from Wimbledon tube station and a 15-minute walk from Wimbledon Common.

Bright, modern rooms are individually decorated and feature free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. They also have desks and Nespresso machines. Some add original, period features.

The restaurant uses seasonal ingredients in upscale, gastro-style dishes. The buzzy pub features local ales and a beer garden. 
24 High Street Wimbledon, London SW19 5EA, United Kingdom
020 8946 6565

Crooked Billet

A gastropub with a country feel, dishing up seasonal British food and spilling out onto the Common.
14-15 Crooked Billet | Wimbledon, London SW19 4RQ
020 8946 4942


Cafe Rouge

Cafe Rouge is a chain of Brasserie-style restaurants serving a range of light meals and drinks within a French atmosphere. There is a large choice of dishes as well as hot and cold drinks which makes this restaurant a good stop off point for tea and snacks rather than grand dinners.
26 High Street, Wimbledon Village
020 8944 5131


Look no further for a restaurant in Wimbledon. Aubaine is at the heart of Wimbledon High Street, an integral part of places to eat in Wimbledon. Family centered yet chic and sophisticated with a large secluded terrace perfect for outdoor dining in summer. Aubaine serves great French food all day, every day.

18 High Street Wimbledon, Wimbledon Village Greater, London. SW19 5DX

020 8946 4942


Pizza Express

The first and biggest of the pizza chains, Pizza Express is an old favorite for many. It struggled in the face of newer opposition in the 1990s, but has come back with a vengeance in the past couple of years, thanks to a revamped menu and a brighter, more modern design approach.
84, High St, Wimbledon Village
020 8946 6027


Strada serves a range of Italian dishes in contemporary environment of bench seating. They use fresh, good quality ingredients and the menu includes pizza, risotto, grilled meats and fish.
91 High Street, Wimbledon Village
020 8946 4363


Bayee Village

Bayee Village restaurant's site in the heart of Wimbledon Village can't be bettered. The décor is a traditional and smart, the service is swift and the menu features authentic classic Peking and fiery Szechwan cuisine with an intriguing emphasis on fish and seafood.
24 High Street, Wimbledon Village
020 8947 3533


This no-frills eating formula has been often repeated, but seldom bettered. Long communal refectory tables and shared benches may not be everyone’s cup of green tea, but for those looking for quick, cheap, wholesome oriental food, Wagamama is the place to come. The menu is simply divided into various noodle and rice dishes: Service is brisk and efficient.
46 - 48 Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon Village
0208 879 7280

Thai Tho

Arguably one of the more genuine of London’s Thai restaurants. The cuisine is broad-based and you will find most of the well-loved little numbers there.  Friendly service is a feature of the place.
20 High Street, Wimbledon Village
020 8296 9034


Higher End

Sticks and Sushi

Sticks’n’Sushi serve high-quality, fresh food based on a unique combination of traditional sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill. So for those less keen on fish, there is a selection of chicken, pork, beef and vegetable skewers - all grilled fresh to order. Attracting both families and trendsetters, Sticks’n’Sushi is known for making the fashionable, friendly and affordable.
58 Wimbledon Hill Rd, London SW19 7PA
020 3141 8800

The Ivy Café

The Ivy Café, set in the heart of Wimbledon Village, will offer a friendly, neighbourly environment with accessible all-day dining for those living, working and shopping in the area. The Ivy Café will feature an all-day café-style menu offering breakfast, elevenses, lunch (brunch at the weekends), light snacks, afternoon tea, cocktails, and dinner, ensuring there is something on offer for every occasion.
75 High St, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EQ
020 3096 9333


Things to Do in Wimbledon

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19 5AE
020 8946 6131
View the hallowed turf of the world famous Centre Court and admire the original Championship trophies at this unique sporting museum. Other highlights include the opportunity to see inside a racket-maker's workshop as well as an invite to a Victorian tennis garden party.
Guided tours of the grounds are available for pre-booked groups of 15 or more people. Even take a look at behind-the-scenes highlights including access into Centre Court and the BBC studio.

Wimbledon Tennis Championships

All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19 5AE
020 8971 2473
The finest players from more than 60 countries compete in the five main Championships events.
Tickets are available via the following methods:
These ticket go on sale in late May. Please consult the website for more information or call the ticket office.
Official licensed agents:
A small number of tickets for Corporate hospitality and Overseas package tours are available for these agents. Please consult the website for a list of official agents.
Queuing on the day:
Around 500 tickets are available to the public on the day of play. There can however be long queues so please plan accordingly.

Greyhound Racing

GRA Wimbledon Stadium, Plough Lane, London, SW17 0BL
08700 880 1000
With attendances of up to four million people a year, greyhound racing has seen a modern day transformation- a ‘Night at the Dogs’ has become a great evening out.

Ridgway Stables

93 Ridgway, Wimbledon Village, London, SW19 4SU 
020 8946 7400
Ridgway Stables provide a wide range of lessons and tailor made packages depending on experience and ability. They also have private lessons for adults and children as well as Saturday and holiday courses for children.

Wimbledon Common

Wimbledon, The Parkside, SW19 4UE
The common provides some fantastic walking trails or one can even take a horse ride, from the stables if that is more your cup of tea.

Wimbledon Museum of Local History

22 Ridgway, Wimbledon Village, SW19 4QN
020 8296 9914
A Victorian building (1858) with displays of water colours prints, maps, books, photographs, archaeology, ephemera, natural history, artifacts and manuscripts, all relating to Wimbledon history, from prehistoric times to the present day.

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Windmill Road, Wimbledon,  SW19 5NR
020 8947 2825
This museum is housed in a windmill built in 1817. It depicts the history of windmills and windmilling, using pictures, models, tools and machinery of the trade, with hands-on milling for children. The windmill is in the centre of Wimbledon Common comprising 1,100 acres of heath and woodland.



27 High Street, Wimbledon Village   020 8944 7266
Jaeger is an English label selling clothing and accessories for men and women

LK Bennett

38B High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8944 8841
LK Bennett sells smart shoes, clothes and accessories for women


64 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8946 5880
Joseph is an established designer label specializing in tailored suits and other beautiful clothes that are priced accordingly.

St Cassien

70 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8241 0002
St. Cassien sells a range of designer shoes for men and women.

Question Air?

77 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8879 0366
Question Air sell a wide range of designer fashion wear and shoes for men and women.

Space NK

39A High Street, Wimbledon Village
Space NK Apothecary is a recent addition to the shopping scene and has achieved almost cult status in a very short time. The reason for this is that Space NK stocks a range of cosmetics and skin care that used to only be available abroad.


38 & 56 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8944 5995
Matches sell a wide range of designer clothes and accessories for women and men.


17 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8971 9146
Brora sells fine quality Scottish cashmere clothing and accessories for the entire family

Cath Kidson

3 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8944 1001
Cath Kidson is a wonderful home-ware store that has now incorporated clothing and shoes into their stores in their signature fabrics.


79 High Street, Wimbledon Village  020 8944 5414
Jigsaw is a high street store selling a wide range of fashionable clothes for all the family.

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