The Alma Hotel

Wandsworth, South West London
A Friendly London Gastro Pub With Boutique Hotel Rooms
Named after The Battle of The Alma in the Crimean War in 1854, The Alma Hotel in Wandsworth is a traditional and friendly neighbourhood pub. Its award-winning pub cuisine and modern hotel rooms make it a popular choice with both locals and visitors to the capital. Stay here if you want to experience peace in the city but still have quick access to central London.

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Alma Hotel Wandsworth

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Ask South West Londoners to name the area’s iconic pubs and The Alma in Wandsworth is sure to be on the list. The traditional red brick Victorian pub, with its bright green tiled exterior and large rectangular bar, is bang opposite Wandsworth Town station, 12 minutes from Waterloo. You’ll find a convivial atmosphere (rugby fans gather here to watch a match); award-winning pub food; a decent Sunday lunch and boutique hotel rooms that won’t break the bank.

Gastro Pub Credentials

What makes The Alma popular as a pub hotel is the delicious food it serves. There are light bites, traditional pub staples but also hearty signature dishes. The pub’s cuisine has earned it a place on the coveted annual UK list of ‘Top 50 Gastro Pubs’, voted for by renowned foodies and hospitality industry experts.

The Alma Hotel


499 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF

Rates from £99



The Alma Hotel has 23 spacious bedrooms and a penthouse suite with roof garden. Feature walls are lined with bold Osborne and Little wallpaper providing a colourful backdrop to comfortable Hypnos designer beds. There are Nespresso coffee machines, LED TVs, desks, iPod docks, radios and free Wifi. The large tongue-and-groove bathrooms and wet rooms come with White Company products. Room rates include a cooked or Continental breakfast and VAT.

Pub Gastro Dining

Club sandwiches, sharing platters and burgers with a twist are all firmly on the menu. Try the Black Angus rib-eye steak with thick cut chips, watercress and burnt onion & Parmesan butter. Food is served in the Alma’s smart dining room (once the Billiards Room) or the conservatory. The varied wine list includes sparkling rosé from Bolney Wine Estate in Sussex.

Good for:

Tourists, solo business travellers wanting a home from home, relatives visiting friends and family in South West London and dedicated rugby fans.

The Alma Hotel


499 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF

Rates from £99


Alma Hotel Wandsworth

The Alma Hotel 499 Old York Rd, Wandsworth London SW18 1TF, UK, United Kingdom


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