Owls fans' guide to where to eat, drink and things to do around Wembley

Wembley is preparing to welcome Wednesday and Hull fans this weekend.
Wembley is preparing to welcome Wednesday and Hull fans this weekend.
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Sheffield Wednesday fans heading to Wembley for Saturday's big game have been given a helping hand with a guide of where to eat and drink and things to do around the stadium.

If you’re heading to Wembley for the nail-biting Championship Play-Off Final against Hull City, make sure you head down early to soak up the atmosphere and make the most of everything that’s on offer.

Wembley Park boasts a children's play area.

Wembley Park boasts a children's play area.

That's the message from the PR team on behalf of Wembley Park, the area around the stadium.

Spokesman Katie Kilburn said: "I work on behalf of Wembley Park and thought it might be handy for fans coming down to know what they can get up to before and after the game - where the Sheffield Wednesday assigned fan zones are, what food is on offer, what shops are there."

Read on for your complete guide to Wembley.

Travel

There are plenty of places to eat around the stadium.

There are plenty of places to eat around the stadium.

Wembley Park is closer than you think and easily accessible on the Metropolitan and Jubilee Lines. Wembley Park station is only two stops from Baker Street on the Metropolitan Line and takes 12 minutes, and Wembley Stadium is 9 minutes from London Marylebone on the Chiltern Line.

If you’re planning on driving, there is plenty of secure parking on site. You can book your space at http://www.wembleyofficialparking.com/

Food and drink

For a drink and some seriously tasty pre or post-match fuel, head to the Sheffield Wednesday fan zone next to Royal Route.

There are plenty of options to get a pint or two.

There are plenty of options to get a pint or two.

Olympic Way and Wembley Boulevard will also be lined with street food stalls selling burgers, fish and chips and crepes for all fans.

London Designer Outlet has over 20 bars and restaurants which cater for whatever you fancy, including Handmade Burger Co., Prezzo, Nandos, Cabana, Wagamama and Ping Pong.

READ MORE: Your guide to Sheffield Wednesday pubs around Wembley

For families

The fan zone around Wembley.

The fan zone around Wembley.

There’s something for all the family at Wembley Park. London Designer Outlet has 50 outlet shops including Superdry, Jack Wills, Guess, Levi’s, Nike and GAP with year-round discounts of up to 70%.

There’s an all-weather playpark for children to let off steam overlooked by convenient Pret and Costa coffee shops for parents who need a caffeine shot and sit down.

Hotels

If you’re planning on staying over, there’s a great range of hotels right here on site. Have a look at Hilton London Wembley, Novotel and The Holiday Inn.

Fans might want to spend the hours before the game shopping.

Fans might want to spend the hours before the game shopping.

Owls fans have been designated certain pubs for Saturday's final.

Owls fans have been designated certain pubs for Saturday's final.

All food tastes are catered for around Wembley.

All food tastes are catered for around Wembley.

The shopping sight that will greet Wednesday fans on Saturday.

The shopping sight that will greet Wednesday fans on Saturday.

Wembley Park offers plenty of shops, restaurants and bars ahead of the game.

Wembley Park offers plenty of shops, restaurants and bars ahead of the game.