Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is turning its courtyard into a Wimbledon Garden Party on Sunday, July 14th in honor of 2019 Wimbledon Championships. From 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., all players and spectators will love viewing the men’s finals on huge screens, trying out their backhand and forehand on a miniature tennis court, feasting on fabulous English fare and sipping champagne, Pimms cups and G&Ts. Wear the colors green, purple or white to youradvantage to win prizes for best garden party and tennis attire. Overnight stays, dinners and brunches are some of the prizes to be lobbed at the winners.
Executive Chef Jordi Gallardo and his team will ace an all you can eat $25 per person round robin that will be passed without any foot faults:
Traditional, Finger Sandwiches
Salad Buffet with Salmon, Smoked Trout and Sirloin Steak
Lamb Chops and Sausages from the Grill
Fish and Chips
Mini Pork Pies
Singles and doubles will make a match point at Pastry Chef Charles Froke’s dessert buffet:
Strawberries and Cream Station
Scones with Clotted Cream
White Chocolate & Cherry Tennis Balls
Summer Berry Trifle
Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake
Strawberry rhubarb crème
Go bottomless with Pimm’s cups and mimosas for $15 per person, or enjoy other specialty cups such as the Juniper G&T or Thiénot Brut Champagne at $10 each.
Live entertainment will be provided by the Dom Petrellese Quartet as they play British favorites without incurring tennis elbow.
There is no fee for Fairmont’s Wimbledon Garden Party. For reservations, please visit Eventbrite at: à https://fairmont-washington-
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