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Albert Arms
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Address: 1 Gladstone Street, London, SE1 6EY [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 21733) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Elephant and Castle (0.3 miles), Lambeth North (0.3 miles), Southwark (0.5 miles)

Nearest train stations Elephant & Castle (0.4 miles), London Waterloo (0.6 miles), London Waterloo East (0.6 miles)

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> Current user rating: 7.2/10 (rated by 20 users)
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Hatter - you are too kind. Anyone (even visitors from anywhere in the world) should know that you simply DO NOT go into a pub or cafe with a drink purchased elsewhere. The Albert is fine and does not need rude customers who are quick to affix a political label on people.
malo66 - 12 Dec 2012 16:47
don't know what simonmetz experienced on his visit but since the pub reopened last year with new hands-on owners we've been made to feel very welcome ..... and our little group of 8 are from various far flung parts of the world ! Perhaps the traditional idea of "welcome to my house , what can I get you?" has been lost in the modern generation who feel no obligation to buy from "mine host" ?? we all enjoy the charm & old fashioned feel of the place .... a very pleasant oasis to enjoy a pint or 4 of well kept ale or reasonably priced wine .... the small but delightful food menu is well worth a try!! .... posted by a very satisfied but unconnected local customer ...
hatter - 15 Mar 2012 21:56
We work across the street from this pub and used to drink there after work a good bit. today one of our staff joined us (we had ll ordered food and drinks) and she was carrying a coffee. The barman got extremely angry, telling our colelageu tog et out. He then became rather xenophobic (only one of us is British and he kept saying 'in my country' this and 'in my country that'), and we all had to leave. He refused to refund the drinks we had to leave standing.

for reference this guy said he was the manager.

Avoid, if unpleasant BNP attitudes are not what you want over a pint. We will from now on.
simonmetz - 2 Feb 2012 15:12
New landlords Steve and Linda took over on 21 October. Its now a Brakspear pub with loads of real ale.
Trinker - 10 Nov 2011 19:17
This is one of the better pubs of the Elephant & Castle area so it deserves your custom. I would add that roughly 2 out of 5 of the E&C area pubs should close because they no longer have enough customers to be VIABLE : Start by closing the William and the Uxbridge!
malo66 - 5 Jul 2010 18:54

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