Where to Watch Wimbledon in Birmingham
For all its grunting, huffing and bat bashing, tennis just so happens to play host to one of the biggest sporting events in the world and we're pretty big fans up here in Birmingham. While held down in London, there are plenty of places to catch all of the sporting action up in our very own city. Check out our recommendations for some of the best places to watch Wimbledon in Birmingham and show you know your match point from your love in some of these great bars.
The Distillery might just be the perfect place to catch Wimbledon in the city, not just because it boasts a huge screen in its gorgeous outside area, but because it's packed full of so much gin you won't be able to help but enjoy yourself.
Promising no less than beers, strawberries and cream, the tennis is a truly British affair at this kitsch bar in Birmingham this summer. Promising live coverage from all the main games at Wimbledon this year, The Plough makes for a cool and quirky retreat in the suburbs of Birmingham thanks to its bustling beer garden and cool vintage furniture.
If you want to settle down in one of Birmingham's beer gardens this summer season for a spot of Wimbledon watching, then make haste for Hennessey's in Digbeth. A fun family-run bar in Birmingham, Hennessey's not only boast a huge outdoor TV screen with the latest sky coverage but a further 8 HD screens dotted inside the bar.
The absolute monster of all sports bars, encompassing everything from snooker and darts to Sky Sports HD and 3D TV, Rileys is committed and keen to be showing you the very best of the Wimbledon saga from start 'til finish. Not missing anything, be entertained by all things tennis as you and your comrades come to Rileys and awash with cheap chow and brilliant bevs, satisfy all your Wimbledon wants.
With bets being strewn about the place for Wimbledon's current golden boy, a casino for some of the best tennis in the world surely makes sense? Not only hosting Wimbledon specials and competitions, Grosvenor Casino in Broad Street will be showcasing some of the finest centre court moments, and one of the most British endeavours in sport. Pimm's anyone?