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Temporary hours in operation. 16:00-22:00 Mon-Thu; 12:00-22:00 Fri-Sun. Food available 17:00-20:30 Tue-Thu; 12:00-14:00, 17:00-20:30 Fri & Sat, 12:00-17:00 Sun.

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Great Northern

(formerly Alma)

172 London Road
St. Albans

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Opening Times

16:00-23:30 Mon-Tue; 12:30-23:30 Wed-Thu; 12:00-00:30 Fri-Sat; 12:00-23:00 Sun

Meal Times

closed Mon
17:00 - 21:00 Tue
12:00 - 14:30,17:00 - 21:00 Wed - Sat
12:00 - 16:30 Sun

About the Pub

Originally the Alma this pub changed name due to the nearby, closed but preserved, railway station. Situated adjacent to the Odyssey cinema this independent Grade II-listed pub reopened in 2015 after significant renovation and strives to stock at least one Herts ale. There is a pleasant contemporary feel with a menu of British classic dishes and Sunday roasts. Quiz every Tuesday and occasional poker nights. Annual Summer Beer Festival (July). Pub hours can stretch to 11.30pm

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

A porter/seasonal ale in the winter months on handpump in place of the Spring to Autumn additional Cider.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Porter

Source: National

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Great Northern, St. Albans


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Two ciders on handpump from spring to autumn dropping to one in the winter months.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off a pint of real ale.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Great Northern

172 London Road
St. Albans

Sat Nav Reference

51.747777, -0.332003

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

84, 602, 658, 659

Nearby Station (500m)

St Albans City

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