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Watch the Wimbledon finals and be the best hostess

Nothing signals summer like Wimbledon.

And watching the tennis finals is the perfect excuse for an indoor summer party with your friends as you cheer on the hopefuls through the suspense and drama, packed into the traditionally lazy summer weekend.

So with this in mind, we thought we would give you our take on the perfect indoor Wimbledon summer party – and added in some tasty recipes to make sure you have the sustenance to get through the big games. It’s entertaining made easy – just order online at John Lewis and at Waitrose and have it all delivered to your door!


First things first.  Wimbledon is not Wimbledon without Pimm’s.  Enjoy the tennis in style with Pimm’s limited edition Strawberry with a Hint of Mint Cocktail served in these cool, eucalyptus green glasses and pitcher with a lovely textured finish.

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Next you need some gorgeous dining ware, and nothing says British Summer Time like this charming floral patterned set – perfect for serving olives and nibbles to keep you going …

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Show off your culinary skills by serving this delicious Dolce Verde Lettuce Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing, Chives and Crumbled Stilton. Serve it alongside these scrummy Red Pesto Chicken and Vegetable Skewers for a yummy and filling meal. If the weather takes a sunny turn, then these seasonal berry and coconut lollies are the perfect way to cool down, and they look stunning.

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Finally should we get a British win, or even if we don’t, you can’t celebrate without Champagne and strawberries and cream. So it’s time to get out the champagne flutes (acrylic for when your crowd gets a little excited!) and sip some delicious amazing Champagne (or prosecco!) at 1/3 off! (Hurry, this offer ends Monday 17th!)  Serve your strawberries in these Royal Doulton Pacific bowls – a beautiful addition to your table.

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Didn’t we say it was easy entertaining!  John Lewis and Waitrose have everything you need to make your guests feel extra special.

Order online now from John Lewis and Waitrose, and have everything delivered straight to your door at your convenience so that you can sit back on the weekend and enjoy the tennis!


Shame about Andy and Jo, but won’t it be exciting if Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis gets through to the finals!



So what do you think?

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