Booking Policies

Tables are held for up to 15 minutes past your booking time; if you are running late or unable to join us please let us know as soon as possible.

Please let us know if your party includes children or babies so we can make sure you are assigned to the best area for your group


You are more than welcome to bring decorations for your event; however, we do not allow confetti, confetti filled balloons or streamers in any of our spaces.


Children are welcome in our restaurant and main bar until 18:00 . A children’s menu is available upon request.

Planning Your Visit

The Althorp is just a 4-minute walk from Wandsworth Common Station, and about 25 minutes from Clapham Junction.  Our nearest Underground station is Balham on the Northern Line, about 15 minutes-walk away.

There is limited parking available at Wandsworth Common Station. We also have paid parking in neighbouring streets such as Althorp Road from 9:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.  Please check signs as some areas have a 2-hour parking limit.

Local Area Info

We are directly opposite Wandsworth Common and just 15 minutes’ walk from bustling Northcote Road which has many boutique shops.  Wandsworth Common Station is a 10-minute ride into Central London (Victoria).

Dog Policies

Dogs are welcome in the main bar. Please make sure you let us know if you are bringing your four-legged friend so we can assign your booking appropriately. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.


Our main bar is wheelchair accessible and we have an accessible loo on the ground floor at the rear of the venue.  There are internal steps but access can be provided to all parts of the bar using ramps or our side exits.  Please let us know if you will need assistance during your visit.

Available Spaces

Our venue can provide a stunning location for your private event. Whether you’re looking for drinks in the bar, snug or a celebratory dinner in The Common Room, we have some great spaces and options available.  Contact our team on bookings@thealthorp.co.uk for enquiries.

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