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The Potting Shed Cafe

106 St. Albans Road | Sandridge, St Albans AL4 9LJ, England
+44 1727 856995
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“salmon salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
106 St. Albans Road | Sandridge, St Albans AL4 9LJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited, after reading how well the cafe had done in the 2018 Herts Food & Drink awards, and you can see why. A light, well laid out eating area, pleasant and helpful staff, a menu that caters for all tastes. Pasties and cakes to 'die...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LeRouleur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often pop here on my lunch break as it is near my workplace. Friendly service from the ladies as always. They have changed the menu here in the last few weeks including adding brunch dishes like Eggs Benedict etc. to the menu which is a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nigelw1992
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Delicious food in a relaxed and very friendly setting with quick service and lovely shop to stock up with more goodies on the way out.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lucyhamilton7878
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We have just left after having a lovely family breakfast here. There were 7 of us and we were all very happy with our breakfasts. The eggs Royale was spot on and my children were very impressed with their cooked breakfasts. Great service. friendly staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kaff80
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for brunch with friends after walking the dogs in Heartwood Forest, lovely warm welcome from staff, who were quick to offer the dogs a drink as well as get us menus. Service was excellent & the food was exceptional, great setting & a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JenK297
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic breakfast. Quality ingredients, well cooked and great service. What more can you ask for?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank simonofthenorth
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast and we left so impressed. There's a lovely atmosphere here. Staff were very welcoming and helpful. Coffee was superb but the breakfast was outstanding. Really tasty and well presented. We will be aiming to return to try a lunch.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Damonwalker666
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast and it was excellent. If you time your visit when there aren’t any screaming kids it’s perfect. Plenty of parking.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jabberjab
Reviewed 5 October 2018

There is on site parking. The food is fresh and tasty and there are plenty of tables, so sit back and enjoy. The service is welcoming and very helpful if you want a bit more information on dishes. They serve a good quality coffee too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Came here yesterday with family, not good for veggies, if you added some cheddar cheese and a veggie sausage to your lunch menu as a sandwich it would be much better, not really impressed as I ended up with some burnt toast and not enough...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sindymagnum
James C, Owner at The Potting Shed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi SIndy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to read that you weren't impressed with our menu. We are aware that we need to add a bit more variety. We were hoping to have launched our Autumn menu in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 St. Albans Road | Sandridge, St Albans AL4 9LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 856995
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Situated within Carpenter's garden centre & farm shop on the outskirts of St Albans, The Potting Shed Cafe serves breakfast and lunch as well as hot drinks and home made cakes. Dishes are created using produce grown on site and sourced from local suppliers. Outdoor seeating available with views over open fields. Dogs welcome.
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