How is life in Wimbledon? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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In Wimbledon, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Wimbledon name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Post offices in and around the area of Wimbledon

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Wimbledon branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Wimbledon Post Office 56 Wimbledon Hill Road, London 3 144
Royal Mail Wimbledon Delivery Office 12 Cranbrook Road, London 2.6 152

Health amenities that are in Wimbledon

Wimbledon has 4 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Genki Clinic Number 10, 120 Wimbledon Hill Road, London 4.9 76
Francis Grove Surgery 8 Francis Grove, London 3.8 89
Menopause Care – Wimbledon 2 Saint Mark’s Place, London 5 2
London Doctors Clinic Private GP The Osteoperformance Clinic, Doctors Clinic, 2 Saint Mark’s Place, London 3 1

Tube & Train stations in and around Wimbledon

Most prefer transit within a 10-15 minute walk and if there aren’t public connections nearby then this could be something that takes down the price of property or can even deter people from moving in to Wimbledon entirely. Here is a table below so you can see where these connections are for yourself.

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Schools around Wimbledon

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Wimbledon.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Ursuline High School Crescent Road, London 4.4 21
King’s College School Southside, Wimbledon Common, London 4.4 47
Wimbledon High School Mansel Road, London 4.6 17
Surya Hot Yoga 8 Red Studios, Elm Grove, London 4.6 159
Platinum Consort 6 Edge Hill, London N/A N/A
Hall School Wimbledon 17 The Downs, London 3.9 7
wimbledon high school playing fields Wimbledon, London N/A N/A
Pianotude 2, Aston Court, 18 Lansdowne Road, London N/A N/A
The Maria Sklodowska-Curie Saturday School Ursuline High School, The Downs, London 4.2 5
The Norwegian Kindergarten 28 Arterberry Road, London N/A N/A
Tippy Toes Ballet Hillside Church, 37 Worple Road, London N/A N/A
TCES 3rd Floor, Beacon House, 26-28 Worple Road, London N/A N/A
Dicky Birds Day Nursery and Preschool in Wimbledon (Dundonald Road) 52A Dundonald Road, London 3.7 3
Dundonald Primary School Dundonald Road, London 5 1
Kumon Maths & English The Mansel Road Centre, Mansel Road, London 5 12
Wimbledon College Edge Hill, London 3.9 25
Acorn Nursery Merton Hall Road, Wimbledon Chase, London 3.8 4
Wimbledon Chase Primary School Merton Hall Road, London 4.5 14
Hollymount School Cambridge Road, London 4.4 7
Cubs 21 Church Road, London N/A N/A

How’s the local life around Wimbledon

Wimbledon is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in Wimbledon. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Wimbledon. Also having a clear view of what is available in Wimbledon and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

Things that make us love Wimbledon

What makes the heart of Wimbledon? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Wimbledon to help you decide to move in there.

Gyms to stay in shape in Wimbledon

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Wimbledon easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Virgin Active 21-33 Worple Road, London 4.3 209
Surya Hot Yoga 8 Red Studios, Elm Grove, London 4.3 159
The Pilates Clinic London Unit 3, Red Studios, Elm Grove, London 4.3 15
Pilates Formation Wimbledon, London 4.3 N/A
Wildflower Yoga 26 Lingfield Road, London 4.3 N/A
Good Life Yoga Belgrave Hall, Denmark Road, London 4.3 17
Chi Combat System – Wimbledon Merici Sports Centre, The Downs, London 4.3 7
The Way Of Yoga Wimbledon Village Hall, 26 Lingfield Road, Gravesend 4.3 N/A
Barrecore Wimbledon Village 49 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 6
Sweaty Betty 49 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 17
KickFit Martial Arts Schools – Wimbledon Dundonald Primary School, Dundonald Road, London 4.3 2
Moving with Giselle-Pilates and Sports Massage Oxford Avenue, London 4.3 8
Aspria Hill Place House, 55A High Street, London 4.3 3
Pedal Studio Wimbledon Racquets and Fitness Club, Cranbrook Road, London 4.3 15
The King’s Club Woodhayes Road, London 4.3 38
Fit8.co.uk 1 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 4
APPI Clinics 1 Thornton Road, London 4.3 70
All star cheerleading Wimbledon, or 4.3 N/A
Wimbledon Village Pilates 11 Darlaston Road, London 4.3 13
The Clubhouse Gym Belgrave Hall, Denmark Road, London 4.3 9

Green spaces and parks of Wimbledon

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Wimbledon in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Pubs in the area

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Wimbledon. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Wimbledon

Pub name Name Address Description
Charles Holden 198 High Street Colliers Wood SW19 2BH Note the original tiling at the front of the pub which has recently been restored. A light, airy pub. Tables and chairs to the right are set out for dining but to the left is bar stool style seating and tables and further round are sofas. Decorated with paintings and pictures by local artists which may be purchased. Ramped access to bar area at front of pub. At the back of the pub a raised area with tables and chairs overlooks the large garden which includes a bottled beer bar. Heated marquee which has TV for rugby overflow. The Charles Holden is named after the architect who designed the Grade II listed tube station opposite (see board just inside the front door for more about his career). Was the Colliers Tup (2005 – April 2013) and originally the Victory. Operated by Laine Pub Company from April 2017, previously New Pub Co (ex Massive).
Kiss Me Hardy Unit 5, Priory Retail Park, 131 High Street Colliers Wood SW19 2PP Alcohol not served until 10am. A modern pub refurbished June 2016. Mostly carpeted with a variety of tables and chairs and some comfortable fixed seating. Over 18s only area in what was originally the public bar. Children’s play area upstairs.
Merton Apprentice The Apprentice Shop, Merton Abbey Mills, Watermill Way Colliers Wood SW19 2RD Open to 10pm for major TV sport. Fri to Sun – may stay open later – closing time given as ‘late’. Opening times may be dependent on the weather. A one room pub with wooden floors and mainly bare brick walls, furnished with tables, chairs and armchairs. Original artwork by a local artist. Note the Morris Seaweed signage, designed in 1901 by JH Dearle and originally printed locally. Opposite the bandstand. Toilets in neighbouring block, the Coles Shop (may require keypad code evenings). Food from local outlets may be taken into the pub. Maybe concession operating at front of pub. eg summer weekends. Opened March 2016. New premises and name for the Wimbledon Craft Beer Emporium.
Royal Standard 180 High Street Colliers Wood SW19 2BN A striking ornate Royal Standard crest forming part of the fabric of the building was repainted during a makeover in 2016 (see photos). A one bar pub retaining much of the layout of its original two bar format. Carpeted, with a variety of tables and chairs. Note the historical local pictures with trams. Multiple TV screens are popular with horse racing fans. At least one cask beer is usually available on handpump.
William Morris 20 Watermill Way, Merton Abbey Mills (off Merantun Way) Colliers Wood SW19 2RD An imaginative conversion of the block-house of the former Liberty print works a quarter mile upstream on the Wandle from the former William Morris works. A large central bar surrounded by a variety of tables and seating plus a piano. Stone and boarded flooring. Some interesting art pieces on the wall and murals on the exterior. Happy Hour 6-7 Mon-Thu. Selected drinks half price including Doom Bar. Additional bar ‘Beer Hive’ added 2021 near to bandstand. Open when demand. No real ale. Opened by Regent Inns in 1990 and then operated by Broken Foot. Closed 22 December 2017 with a soft reopening 21 June 2019 following refurbishment by new operator Amtel Sheem Ltd. Reopened fully 5 July 2019. Real Ale reinstalled early August 2019.
Wimbledon Brewery Tap Unit 8, Colllege Fields Business Centre, 19 Prince Georges Road Colliers Wood SW19 2PT Tap Room closed from November until Six Nations Saturday 3 February. However ‘you can still visit for a pint or two during shop opening hours’. Shop open 11-5.30 Mon-Fri. Open 12-9 Six Nations Saturdays, 3, 10 and 24 Feb, 9 and 16 March. Booking advised. See website ‘tap’. Hot food available. Check website (‘tap’) for events and bookings. Some during Tap Room closure. Brewery’s keg, bottled and canned beers also available. Also three guest keg beers from local independent breweries. Guest bottled beers include saison and gueze styles. A draught cider from local producer Against the Grain features. Food from either Bratwurst or Corleone pizza or K&K Kitchens, Tables and benches upstairs in area overlooking the brewery. Tables and benches at front, some in a covered area with heating available. Note the large metal sculpture of the brewery’s logo in the bar area.
Horse & Groom 131 Merton High Street Merton SW19 1DE New management from May 2023. Carpetted and furnished with a variety of tables, chairs and upholstered fixed seating. Garden seating includes booths. Reopened 21 September 2021 reverting to original name after refurbishment. Originally the Horse & Groom, (and prior to that the Bricklayers’ Arms until 1882) and officially known by its nickname the Dark House (see sign on east wall) from 1984 until 1994, reverting to its original name until 1997 when it became the Kilkenny Tavern.
Trafalgar 23 High Path Merton SW19 2JY A small friendly one-bar street corner house. Refurbished September 2023, with a variety of tables, chairs and settles and pictures of ships of the battle of Trafalgar. An interesting variety of bottled beers, canned beers, keg craft beers and lagers (Flensburger, Ayinger). Instagram – thetrafalgarsw19 The main part of the pub dates from 1860s with the extension from 1906. Historically it had the nickname of the ‘Threepenny Hop’ as it was said that men would occasionally hop over the fence from the now disused Merton Abbey railway line for a threepenny pint. The pub has its own cricket team. CAMRA South West London Branch Pub of the Year 2017, having also won the ballot in 2015, 2011, 2009 and 2007, as well as being the 2008 Winner of the CAMRA London Regional Pub of the Year award. Was closed from 26/5/2021 to 11/9/2023.
Leather Bottle 277 Kingston Road Merton Park SW19 3NW Large one bar pub with various distinct areas and a welcoming atmosphere. Large variety of seating, from armchairs to bench seats, with appropriate tables. Painted and panelled walls with some interesting pictures e.g. ‘Nelson’s House’. Note leaded glass in upper windows. Flooring a mixture of tiling, polished wood and carpeting. The current building dates from 1897 although it is understood a pub of the same name stood in what is now the pub car park from the early 18th century. It was the Old Leather Bottle for a time. Reopened 22nd May 2015 after refurbishment.
Old Rutlishians’ Association The Clubhouse, Poplar Road Merton Park SW19 3JS The Rutlish Old Boys Association was formed in 1906 becoming the Old Rutlishians’ Association in 1921.

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Wimbledon?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Wimbledon. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Wimbledon.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Museums & Galleries

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Wimbledon we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Wimbledon Museum 22 Ridgway, London 4.5 51

Restaurants

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Wimbledon, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hotel du vin Wimbledon Cannizaro House, West Side Common, London 4.3 828
Light House 75-77 Ridgway, London 4.3 307
Côte Wimbledon 8 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 790
Sticks’n’Sushi Wimbledon 58 Wimbledon Hill Road, London 4.3 1446
Buenos Aires Argentine Steakhouse 62 Wimbledon Hill Road, London 4.3 553
Pizza Express 84 High Street, London 4.3 245
wagamama wimbledon 46-48 Wimbledon Hill Road, London 4.3 1186
The Good Earth Express 81 Ridgway, London 4.3 106
GAIL’s 9 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 369
Chango Empanadas 12 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 410
Carluccio’s 25 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 540
Rajdoot Tandoori Restaurant 72 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 126
The Ivy Cafe Wimbledon Village 75 High Street, London 4.3 1769
Rushmere 89 Ridgway, London 4.3 739
Pho 40 Wimbledon Hill Road, London 4.3 1077
Wimbledon Tandoori 26 Ridgway, London 4.3 160
Thai Tho 20 High Street Wimbledon, London 4.3 279
Sai Restaurant 193 Worple Road, London 4.3 283
Light on the Common Restaurant 48 High Street, London 4.3 313
JOE & THE JUICE Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, London 4.3 353

Other nearby neighbourhoods

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Whenever you’re not sure about if you want to move into an area for sure, making sure that you have considered your other options is important to confirm a decision or perhaps sway you in another direction. Find some other nearby regions to help you make a decision about Wimbledon.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Lower Morden See the guide here
Morden Park See the guide here
Morden See the guide here
St. Helier See the guide here
New Malden See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Raynes Park See the guide here
Colliers Wood See the guide here
Earlsfield See the guide here
Southfields See the guide here
Lower Morden See the guide here
Morden Park See the guide here
Morden See the guide here
St. Helier See the guide here
New Malden See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Raynes Park See the guide here
Colliers Wood See the guide here
Earlsfield See the guide here
Southfields See the guide here

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