5 Must-Have Items For A Picnic In The City

Article Date: June 30, 2022

Just like that, summer is right around the corner! Picnics are one of life’s simple pleasures, especially when temperatures rise and the evenings get lighter. Whether you’re planning a picnic in one of London’s glorious parks, or watching Wimbledon on the big screen, pick up the perfect picnic essentials this summer at Hammersmith Broadway.

Four Person Natural Wicker Picnic Basket

Oliver Bonas | £79.50 

Serve up supper in the great outdoors with this classic wooden wicker picnic basket designed to feed four. Featuring a fabric lining in a green and cream stripe and orange leather straps to keep your tableware safe and secure. The hamper is complete with an insulated base, ensuring your coronas keep cool and your food stays fresh.


Mango & Passion Fruit Cacao Gin Liqueur

Hotel Chocolat | £22.00

Inspired by the tropical delights of the natural world, Hotel Chocolat’s Mango and Passion Fruit Gin Liqueur is the perfect drink for those long summer afternoons. Gin liqueurs offer a delicate tipple without the overpowering edge of pure spirits, making them ideal for drinking straight or on the rocks. A generous splash of their Mango and Passion Fruit Gin Liqueur over ice will unleash a classic combination of sunny flavours and aromas to transport you to the balmy beaches of Saint Lucia.


Pikiniki Orange Cotton Picnic Blanket

Oliver Bonas | £65.00

Keep your picnic accessories chic with Oliver Bonas’s Pikniki Picnic Blanket, adorned in an orange check print with pop of pink. Finished with a waterproof backing, this picnic rug has fabric carry handles and fastenings so that you can roll it away and transport to your favourite sunspot effortlessly.


Pimm’s Ice Lollies


It’s Pimm’s o’clock! Tesco have taken this classic summertime tipple and turned it into a fruit-filled, iced delight. With a boozy Pimm’s kick, these grown-up lollies are perfect as an alternative dessert or cooling afternoon treat. Click here to view the full recipe. 


Gingham Embroidered Lemon Napkin Set

Accessorize | £7.50

Suitably sweet for your turn to host the garden party, this set of two reusable napkins is ideal when setting the table. They’re designed in lilac gingham with a yellow ricrac trim, not forgetting the adorable lemon embroidery to the corner.