DAYCATION IN ST ALBANS – FOOD & DRINK (Part 1) 20 Jul 2021
Food and Drink in St Albans
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to food and drink in St Albans as the city boasts over 100 restaurants, bistros, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Whether you are a local or just visiting for the day, our wonderful city is packed with hidden gems that will tickle every tastebud. From family friendly venues to lunch with a view – check out these top suggestions for fabulous food and drink and take a moment to relax and enjoy yourself this summer.
It’s no surprise that in a city popular with families, there is an abundance of child friendly eateries.
Per Tutti Ristorante Italiano make yummy pizza and pasta which every bambino will love. With 2 courses plus a drink for just £6.90, it’s a real winner for parents too!
Crepeaffair is great for breakfast, lunch or tea. From mini pancakes to healthy galettes and creamy milkshakes to refreshing smoothies, it’s bursting with tempting treats plus ‘babycinos’ are on the house.
If your kids are crying out for some punchy PERi-PERi don’t worry, St Albans has Nando’s so kids can feast on legendary flame-grilled chicken with their famous spicy sauce.
If you’re dining with your pooch, there are lots of eateries that will welcome your four-legged friend.
Megan’s at the Old Bell offers Mediterranean inspired cuisine with plenty of space for dog loving diners.
Waddington Road Coffee + Kitchen is a dog friendly café, perfect for brunch and with lots of gluten free choices.
If you’re venturing to Sandridge Village then the Rose and Crown Pub welcomes dog walkers and offers dog biscuits at the bar.
Bubbles and brunch are the perfect pairing and St Albans has an array of eateries offering this divine combo.
The Slug and Lettuce includes a tasty brunch dish with their bottomless booze while Megan’s at the Old Bell offers 90 mins of free-flowing bubbles.
Prime Steak & Grill includes 2 courses with a selection of unlimited drinks while The Beech House is open daily til 4pm for a meal with unlimited bubbles, beer or coffee.
If you’re seeking something sweet, then head to The Pudding Shop which offers a mesmerising menu of homemade delights. Room for Dessert is also a fantastic choice for some of the best sweet treats in St Albans.
If you like your sweets IN a milkshake then Shaken Cow is the place to be. Choose your hero chocolate bar, mix it in a shake and pick a topping for a monster treat.
A Room With A View
Top food with spectacular views is a winning recipe and St Albans has several restaurants boasting this heady mix.
St Michaels Manor Hotel set in five acres of private country gardens and with an award-winning restaurant offers 2 AA Rosette dining at its best.
Delicious dining and pretty views are on the menu at Sopwell House, a luxury hotel nestled in 12 acres of countryside. Savour delightful surroundings and top-notch cuisine at the 2 AA Rosette restaurant or in the Brasserie.
For prime St Albans Cathedral views and tasty dishes, grab a seat at George Street Canteen a family run café serving wonderfully comforting homemade food, speciality coffee and refreshing drinks.
So that’s all for PART 1
We hope we’ve given you food for thought! Reserving ahead is always recommended but don’t forget to cancel if your plans change. PART 2 will have some more great ideas, including fine dining, world food and top eateries around the district. We can’t wait to share it with you!