418 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW9 8LF
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+44 (0)20 7274 3771
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The Prince Albert
418 Coldharbour LaneBrixtonLondonSW9 8LF
- +44 (0)20 7274 3771
- Public transport:
- Brixton Railway Station
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I've not given the Prince Albert 5 stars because it is one of the nicest pubs with beautiful decor or great ranges of alcohol and food. It is none of these. It's a spit-n-sawdust boozer with an often rowdy clientele, basic alcohol and I'm not even sure if they do food (if they did, I probably wouldn't eat here).
No, this ia a true Brixton institution and it's the...more
Holy wow have I not reviewed this already? This is perhaps one of the best old man pubs in South London. You walk in and feel like, if Tarantino were British, there would soon be brains and blood on the wall.
Then you get a pint, settle down in the collapsing sofas (in winter) or out in the back garden (in summer) and you feel as community-minded as all get-out. These people would (could)...more
I remember the first time I went to the Prince Albert on Coldhabour Lane. There were four twenty stone men, sitting with their bellies hanging out, rambunctiously singing along to the songs being played from the bartender's iPod. Then at one point--when that song everyone knows by the Proclaimers came belting out through the stereo system--the four men upturned their table and started stomping...more
Ever walked into a pub thinking that you were going to have a quick drink and swiftly depart but you end up staying there until dang near daybreak? That sums up the Prince Albert experience in a nutshell. I thought, naively, that I would have one pint with my friend and then I'd be on my merry way. WRONG; I ended up staying in the beer garden, chatting with my buddy and various other random...more