The Alma  

 
 
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499 Old York Road, SW18 1TF
 
 
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Weekdays: 11am-12midnight; Sat: 10am-12midnight; Sun: 12noon-10.30pm
 

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The AlmaOpposite Wandsworth Town station and on the corner of the lively Old York Road, The Alma has grown and grown over the years. Initially a simple Young's pub (the brewery is located near by), The Alma is now something of an enterprise: a spacious pub on the ground floor is flanked by an excellent restaurant, while an annex holds 23 boutique-style hotel rooms and there's a private function room upstairs. The food cooked up by head chef Martin O'Brien is high-end gastropub fare, reasonably priced and served with a smile. In fact, the whole team at this converted local pub are extremely attentive and competent. Being a Young's establishment, it's no surprise that there's a great selection of beers and ales on tap in the green-tiled, wood-panelled front bar. A retractable big screen is also on hand to show live sports games. The slick hotel rooms are furnished with snazzy wallpaper, bespoke furniture and textured fabrics, and with bed and breakfast in a boutique twin starting at £149 a night, they are pretty reasonably priced.

 

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Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £28  38% off
Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 3 minutes from The Alma
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52-54 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 | 15 minutes from The Alma
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539 Old York Road, SW18 | 1 minute from The Alma
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Le QuecumBar
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499 Old York Road, SW18 | Same location as The Alma
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East Hill Free House
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66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 miles from The Alma
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Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 miles from The Alma
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