Wimbledon Food & Drink By Numbers

Wimbledon Food & Drink By Numbers

Posted by Sisley White | 1 July 2016 | Food & Drink

During the two weeks of The Championships, the All England Lawn Tennis Club go through a staggering amount of food and drink for the huge crowds who visit.

Here are just a few of the mind blowing food and drink statistics of what was consumed last year:

    • 330,000 cups of tea and coffee
    • 230,000 bottles of water
    • 234,000 meals served
    • 110,000 sandwiches and baguettes
    • 25,000 scones
    • 110,000 pints of draught beer and lager
    • 16,000 portions of fish and chips
    • 44,000 litres of milk
    • 140,000 portions of English strawberries
    • 10,000 litres of dairy cream
    • 10,000 portions of frozen yoghurt
    • 29,000 bottles of champagne
    • 5,000 kilos of bananas (for players)
    • 86,000 ice cream portions
    • 30,000 stone baked pizzas

PLUS a staggering 320,000 glasses of Pimm’s were served during the fortnight in 2015.

If you aren’t able to make the tennis to enjoy a glass but find yourself in Wimbledon here is our guide to the three places to visit to enjoy a new take on the classic Pimm’s:

Hemingways Lounge Bar
As a special way to celebrate The Championships, Hemingways in Wimbledon Village have a created a skinny Pimm’s made with grapefruit juice which they have lovingly named after Lady Wimbledon herself.
Where: 57 High Street Wimbledon, SW19 5EE 

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Lady Wimbledon Skinny Pimm’s at Hemingways Bar

All Bar One
For a sparkly take on the classic Pimm’s, All Bar One on Wimbledon Hill are offering a super Pimm’s Bellini. What could be better than Pimm’s and Prosecco. Definitely one to try after the walk back town from The Championships after a wonderful day.
Where: 37-39 Wimbledon Hill Road, London, SW19 7NA

All Bar One Pimm's Bellini

All Bar One Pimm’s Bellini

Suburban Bar & Lounge
The Pimm’s Punch is a take on the seasonal classic by Suburban Bar in Wimbledon. Pimm’s with coconut rum, melon liqueur and apple juice mixed together to make a refreshing drink perfect for long hot afternoons watching the tennis.
Where: 27 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, SW19 3SG 

Suburban Pimm's Punch

Suburban Pimm’s Punch

 

By our Food Blogger, Sisley White.
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Sisley White

Renowned food blogger and Wimbledon resident Sisley’s motto is ‘Eat, drink and be merry’ – she encourages everyone to explore their senses and get a taste of different cultures through food.

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