Where To Play Padel In London
Where To Play Padel In London

Where To Play Padel In London


Beckham, Nadal and Messi are just a few of the sporting superstars who dabble in padel now. A hybrid of squash and tennis, padel is the fastest-growing sport in the world – which explains the slew of new openings around town…


The Padel Yard, Wandsworth

The Padel Yard was created for players who want a casual game of pickleball or padel with their mates. With help from Game4Padel, the team took over the Backyard Cinema site to open three outdoor padel courts. You’ll also find new indoor courts, plus a social space with a bar that serves alcohol, smoothies and protein shakes. The club's events calendar is packed with leagues, tournaments and social gatherings.

Price: From £35 per hour; memberships start from £30pcm.

2 Armoury Way London, Wandsworth, SW18 1SH

Visit ThePadelYard.com

Padium, Canary Wharf
Padium, Canary Wharf


Padium, Canary Wharf

Padium is the new padel club in Canary Wharf from the team behind Barry’s Bootcamp. The club has seven indoor panoramic glass courts and one outdoor court. Advanced players will appreciate the 10m indoor ceiling and the excellent floor conditions for a fast-paced game. You’ll also have access to world-class coaches for one-to-one and group sessions. Off court, there are chillout zones, modern changing rooms, a bar with energy drinks and protein shakes, and a pro shop with exclusive clothing from Björn Borg and Babolat rackets. 

Price: £25 per hour for non-members; membership packages offer reduced rates.

10 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14 4JD

Visit Padium.com


Stratford Padel Club

Over in East London, Stratford Padel Club has built a community of over 20k players, who visit its site near the Olympic Park to play on one of nine indoor courts. The club was opened by a group of friends six years ago and quickly became one of the best spots to play padel in the UK. It offers pay to play matches (download the app to organise matches with other players), as well as private and group lessons, and tournaments for intermediates. The site also has a gym, table tennis areas, a small restaurant and a beer garden. 

Price: From £20 per hour for non-members; memberships available for frequent players.

221 High Street, Stratford, E15 2AE

Visit StratfordPadelClub.org

Rocket Padel
Rocket Padel



Rocket Padel, Ilford

Rocket Padel has a 14-court site in Bristol as well as London biggest club, which opened its doors in Ilford last month. Home to 11 indoor panoramic courts, and two tournament centre courts, the venue is LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) approved and has a coaching academy if you want to level up your skills. With sessions for beginners and intermediates, you can book private or group lessons. Post-match, chill out in one of the social areas and settle the score over drinks at the bistro. Later in the year, Rocket Padel will open another huge venue at Battersea Power Station. 

Price: From £20 per hour.

2 The Drive, Ilford, IG1 3PS

Visit RocketPadel.com


Padel Social Club, Earls Court

One of London’s original padel venues, Padel Social Club has a site with state-of-the-art equipment in Earl's Court, a space at Babington House, plus sites at the O2 and Wandsworth in the works. Over in Earl's Court there are five panoramic outdoor courts with various surfaces and lighting, so you can play outside whatever the weather. Coaching programmes are tailored different skill levels, and there are lessons for beginners, too. The club itself has an outdoor roof terrace, a restaurant and bar for post-match drinks, a shop and modern changing rooms with saunas and ice baths. Plus, this is one of the best options on this list for social events – the team host regular events, ‘padel play dates’ for singles and summer parties. 

Price: Drop-in sessions from £17 per hour; memberships and packages available.

Empress Place, Earls Court, SW6 1TT

Visit PadelSocial.Club

Padel Social Club, Earl's Court
Padel Social Club, Earl's Court


PDL Padel United, Waltham Abbey

One of the largest padel clubs in Essex, PDL has six indoor and six outdoor courts. Ideal for beginners and those after a leisurely game, members can look forward to summer events, while drop-ins can book training sessions and take part in amateur club tournaments. One of the most affordable options on this list, members are given a ‘padel passport’ for £50pcm which gives you unlimited padel access, free equipment hire, event discounts and access to coaching. Plus, kids play for free with an adult.

Price: Sessions from £6 per hour; memberships start from £50pcm. 

112 Brooker Road, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JH

Visit PadelUnitedUK.com


National Tennis Centre, Roehampton

This is where the Wimbledon’s ball boys and girls, and many of the pros, train pre-tournament. As well as 20 indoor and outdoor courts, there are three padel courts where you can challenge your mates to a serious game or sign up for coaching sessions with pro-level coaches. Best of all, you don’t need to be a member to use the courts, just sign up for a pay to play session. 

Price: From £20 per hour.

Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5JQ

Visit ClubSpark.LTA.org.uk

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