Unless you’re a member of a tennis club, or have corporate entertainment connections, getting tickets for Wimbledon could well involve hours of queuing.
If that’s not your cup of tea, then there are many other places to catch all the court action. Here’s our pick of the best:
Where to watch Wimbledon with a picnic
Woolwich Big Screen
With trees and grass terraces, the newly landscaped General Gordon Square provides a green oasis in the heart of Woolwich with a big screen to watch the tennis.
General Gordon Square, Woolwich
Nearest station: Woolwich Arsenal
Canary Wharf Summer Screen
Canary Wharf’s Summer Screen brings you the best of the tennis in the surrounds of Canada Square Park.
Canada Square, Canary Wharf
Nearest tube: Canary Wharf
Cardinal Place Big Screen
As part of the Great British Summer event you can enjoy free outdoor screenings of all of the tennis action and also films on the big screen at Cardinal Place.
Cardinal Place, 76-98 Victoria Street
Nearest tube: Victoria
If the great outdoors isn’t your punnet of strawberries, try these out for size:
Where to watch Wimbledon with a pint
Jetlag Sports Bar
Jetlag is a sports bar and restaurant, the Lotus Lounge has a cinema screen and will be showing all the tennis, with strawberries and Pimms on hand.
125 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
Nearest tube: Warren Street
Famous Three Kings
A classic sports pub the Famous Three Kings will be showing all the tennis action
171 North End Road, Fulham
Nearest tube: West Kensington
The Woodman sports pub will be screening the Wimbledon tennis on its 52-inch screen.
222 Durnsford Road, Wimbledon
Nearest tube: Wimbledon Park