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
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Vegan food is so popular now, with the stats showing that even people who don't label themselves as vegan are choosing to eat plant-based food more often. If you think cooking vegan food is a hassle, then buying it ready-made for you is a really easy option. The rainbow-coloured Tara's Vegan Treats stall in St Albans market is hard to miss, as is the queue that forms each Wednesday and Saturday.

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Roger Protz Beer column Wine with Julia column
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Sustainability has moved from simply being an interesting theme to the realiaation that the impact of practices such as single use plastics and non-renewable energy resources is a serious threat to us all.

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