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.

Roger Protz Beer column
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Leading St Albans beer writer Roger Protz has turned the spotlight on Britain’s long-standing beer producers in his new book, which is published this week.

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Wine with Julia column
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Autumn is a season full of spectacular colours of yellows, oranges and reds in our gardens and countryside though the days are shorter with cool temperatures, wet rainy days interspersed with breathtakingly fresh sunny days with blue skies.

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