Award-winning food.  Professional service. Dine at The Desmond.

For 45 years The Desmond has been a leader in Albany restaurants, providing outstanding dining to both local residents and hotel guests.  From our English-style pub The Tavern, to the casual atmosphere of Simpson’s – dining at The Desmond is always a delicious and memorable experience, with award-winning food and service from our culinary and waitstaff teams.  

We are proud to have received many culinary awards over the years including the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in Simpson’s since 2013, the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, the AAA Four Diamond award, the American Culinary Federation award and the 2018 OpenTable Diners’ Choice award.


Desmond Bread Pudding
Our Bread Pudding is a guest favorite, so many people have asked for the recipe that we decided to share it with you!
Desmond Bread Pudding Recipe

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