Food and Drink

St Albans is fast becoming a mecca for lovers of food and drink.

Award-winning restaurants, traditional pubs, modern bars, family-friendly cafés, well-stocked delicatessens, independent wine merchants and lively markets… There's something for everyone here.

This website is a celebration of St Albans’ food and drink culture in all its guises, with contributions from the Herts Ad’s regular columnists and information on regular events such as the annual St Albans and Harpenden Food and Drink Festival.

Food and Drink news
Monday, December 10, 2018

For those of you who enjoy a relaxed end to a meal chatting over cheese, chocolate and coffee after dessert (or if you’re like me would rather skip the dessert) a glass of a luxuriously luscious digestif is just the thing to drink with it to round off a meal.

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Roger Protz Beer column
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

London’s St Pancras is no stranger to people living in St Albans and they can follow the station’s fascinating history and its close links to beer and brewing as the Grade I-listed Gothic building celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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Wine with Julia column
Monday, December 10, 2018

For those of you who enjoy a relaxed end to a meal chatting over cheese, chocolate and coffee after dessert (or if you’re like me would rather skip the dessert) a glass of a luxuriously luscious digestif is just the thing to drink with it to round off a meal.

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