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The Albany

Queens Road, Thames Ditton KT7 0QY, England
+44 20 8972 9163
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible13%
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“duck salad” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Queens Road, Thames Ditton KT7 0QY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is by the river and has a lovely outlook from some of the tables. We ordered 2 small plates (starter type) and a side to share... food was good but certainly 'small' portions and 4 stems of asparagus as a side just seemed...More

Thank TiggsBunty
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was really good and the location by the river is great. But the lamb and beef we had for Sunday roast was mediocre at best. It seems such a shame that the restaurant cannot build on what it has - a bright comfortable...More

Thank goldfinchUK
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review goldfinchUK! Disappointed you didn't enjoy your recent visit, I will be sure to put myself in the kitchen on and carry out a bit of quality control on food. Looking forward to having you back at The Albany again soon. Best,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a large restaurant and looks as though it has a large car park but the restaurant was very full on a Sunday lunchtime and the car park looked pretty full. There are quite a few seats outside and it is lovely to sit...More

Thank Sallyview
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very disappointed that you didn't enjoy your food on your last visit with us Sally. We always strive to deliver this and whilst an apology will regrettably not alter the outcome of your experience on this particular occasion, I do extend it with all sincerity...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good location, very bright inside and good setup outside for warm day. The place is dog friendly even inside. Staff young but OK. We were a bit press to order drink but that is pretty usual every where. Massive parking outside, just the road...More

Thank JVG2012
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a great review JVG2012! Really appreciate it! Looking forward to having you back at The Albany again soon! Best, Rory General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have used 3/4 times in past five years. Booked for Sunday lunch at 3.30pm.Arrived and no nobody available at book-in desk. Waited 10 minutes. A table was then cleared and we were given menus (and no wine list).We were not offered drinks. Waited....and waited...nobody came...More

Thank TP1208
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Firstly TP1208, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent visit with us at The Albany. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and improve upon the service that we provide...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do thoroughly recommend this restaurant. Each time I have been the food and the service have been absolutely fabulous. It is set in a cracking location by the river Thames and is a pub and a restaurant. I am usually there in a group...More

1  Thank Amyemm8
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a fantastic review Amy. I'll be sure to pass this onto the team. Best, Rory General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table for two last Sunday for 7.00 in the evening. At that time pub was fairly quiet. Had booked online a little earlier and asked for a table near the window in order to watch the rain on the river. Anyway there wan't...More

Thank Michael R
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Michael. I was very disappointed to read you didn't enjoy your recent visit to The Albany. I'm sorry to say that we don't have a specific 'cut off' time for Sunday roasts, rather we serve them until we run out....More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

An amazing location right on the river across from Hampton Court gardens. Service was poor so we only ordered a pizza which was OK. Even though they said there was table service we still needed to go to the bar for drinks even though there...More

Thank Tracey Y
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback Tracey. Looking forward to having you back at The Albany again soon. Best, Rory General Manager

Reviewed 9 September 2017

I recently had lunch at the Albany and I found the overall experience to be satisfactory. I ordered the pork belly which was tasty and well presented. The service was a bit slow, but nonetheless, the waitress was friendly and attentive. There is an extensive...More

Thank SGStuart
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback Stuart. Looking forward to having you back at The Albany again soon. Best, Rory General Manager

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went in for Sunday dinner, having eaten there before and enjoying it, so it could just be bad luck. We had a booking at 3pm which is kinda late for lunch but the place was still quite busy. As happens we got a table...More

Thank Mr_fathead
General Manager A, Manager at The Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Firstly Mr Fat Head, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent visit with us at The Albany. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and improve upon the service that...More

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PAJWTRIP
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't running when I was there not sure when it starts.
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Siân R
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Response from TheAlbany | Property representative |
Hi Sian, We do allow dogs inside in the bar area and also everywhere outdoors. If you give us a call on 02089729163 we'll happily book you a table in the bar. Thanks, Rory General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Road, Thames Ditton KT7 0QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Thames Ditton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8972 9163
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Description
You will find The Albany at the end of Queens Road, on the River Thames. Sat in between two boat clubs and with Hampton Court Palace on the other side of the river there’s not many better places to sit back, relax and watch the world go by. The warm hospitality, internal decor, fresh food, daily specials, continental lagers, log fires, real ales and outside terrace & beer garden make this a great pub for all occasions and seasons.Come down and check it out for yourself.
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