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
Mon, 12:52

Rothamsted is the reason that Harpenden exists in many ways, with the estate dating back to 1212. Walking through the grounds over the past year, I have noticed that they are doing various events to open it out to the public, including afternoon teas in the beautiful old manor house and film nights with dinner in the main building, and I was intrigued. I'm always interested to find somewhere new to eat for our readers, so I went along to find out more.

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Roger Protz Beer column Wine with Julia column
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Autumn with its shorter days and glorious leaf colours is here and with it we turn to more robust-flavoured food which in turn demand more robust wines.

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