With projectors and large HD television screens, The Alexandra is a great place to watch sporting action, from football to hurling. Sample the various beers on tap, and choose from the traditional menu featuring the likes of steak and fish and chips.
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Venue Details & Map
14 Clapham Common South SideClaphamLondonSW4 7AA
- +44 (0)20 7627 5102
- Public transport:
- Clapham Common, Underground
It's not my local, but I guess you could consider it my home away from home. My Aussie Rules team meets for training (and post-training pints) at the Alex each Sunday and there's always plenty of fellow sports fans in the pub as well.
They play all the football games on their many screens, as well as rugby and AFL games too. The drinks are reasonably priced and there's loads of seating, what...more
The Alexandra is a fairly unremarkable if dependable and well-located (by the Common and key bus stops) pub. It's quite cosy inside, with plenty of space on the tables and benches to accommodate the group I came here with.
Only two things of note stick out from my visit here: an oddball trying persistently to talk to our group, seemingly unable to pick up on our disinterest; the bar staff,...more
When I visited this pub for the first time, my first thoughts were What a
pub ! It became my favourite place in the area and it will stay for
sure. I spent lots of hours here last summer and I met really nice guys.more
Yay for a great pub to watch Rugby or Footie!
A lot of the touch rugby teams drink here after their practice sessions on the common, so lots of Antipodeans here!
Other than a great atmosphere on Rugby days (don't do footie, sorry), it a fairly standard large pub, has a nice upstairs bit, with large windows that open out over the common in the summertime. If you manage to nab a stool there,...more
This is either a 2-star place or 4, depending on what you're there for.
If you're there to watch some footie or rugby... definitely four stars. Strategically placed & large TVs and projection screens mean you will most likely have a set (even if it's a quarter-final World Cup game) AND will be able to see.
Other nights, it's a slightly rambling oversized place, and I'm not sure why you'd...more