The Potting Shed Cafe

106 St Albans Road , Sandridge , St Albans, , Hertfordshire , United Kingdom, AL4 9LJ
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Wednesday - Saturday 9.00am - 4.30pm
Sunday 9.30am - 4.00pm

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  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Car Parking
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About The Potting Shed Cafe

Situated on the edge of St Albans with stunning views over open fields, the Potting Shed Cafe is light and spacious serving speciality teas and coffee, breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes using our own grown and locally sourced produce.


Set within a converted barn and with views over a beautifully landscaped garden and open countryside, The award winning Potting Shed Café is one of the most picturesque venues to eat in St Albans, Harpenden, Welwyn and villages in Hertfordshire. On warm sunny days you can dine outside on our sheltered patio or with the bi-fold doors open, enjoy the summer breeze gently blowing in. Well behaved dogs are welcome, so you can relax and enjoy a well-earned drink and slice of cake after a walk around Heartwood Forest situated less than a mile down the road.

After growing fruit and vegetables on-site for our farm shop for over 90yrs, we’ve gained a wealth of knowledge in growing the best produce. Our chefs use what we grow to create original dishes and seasonal favourites for our specials menu so we always have something new to try. Whether you’re looking for a light bite or hearty lunch we have a wide range of dishes to suit everyone. You will also find a great selection of Vegetarian, Vegan And Gluten-Free options.

Cuisine: British, Cafe
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Visited On Saturday, 12 June 2021

Excellent experience! Would recommend to anyone!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 June 2021

We had a wonderful time. It was our first visit and I think we've found our new favourite place. The food was delicious, everyone was so lovely, friendly and accomodating, and our little girl loved being able to sit in a high chair and watch everyone. We will definitely be back again- thank you so much!

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Visited On Friday, 11 June 2021

Really friendly service in lovely airy atmosphere overlooking the pretty garden

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Visited On Friday, 11 June 2021

As always, a great lunch. Lovely venue and good food.

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Visited On Friday, 11 June 2021

First time back since reopening and it was as lovely as ever. Friendly, helpful staff, lovely atmosphere and amazing food as usual

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Visited On Thursday, 10 June 2021

Lovely setting, friendly staff, yummy cake and coffee 👍 Thank you!

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Visited On Thursday, 10 June 2021

Very pleasant all round - only negative was a group of rather noisy ladies on the next table!

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Visited On Thursday, 10 June 2021

It was so good to be back. Food was amazing as always! Staff are great. Would always recommend his place.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 June 2021

Love going here the menu is so amazing. Something for everyone. It’s a wonderful environment beautiful views

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Visited On Monday, 31 May 2021

Amazing pancakes that were huge and light and very friendly and helpful staff with good service

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Visited On Sunday, 06 June 2021

It’s always a pleasure to come here for brunch at the weekend. The food is great with a variety of choices including vegetarian - my kind of food. My husband loves the duck waffle which he highly recommends! We love The Potting Shed!

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Visited On Friday, 04 June 2021

Delicious food and fab kids’ menu

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Visited On Friday, 04 June 2021

Took my 8 month old grandson and the staff were so lovely to him and so helpful My daughter( who had not been before ) and I were so impressed and she booked to come back with her husband immediately!

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Visited On Friday, 04 June 2021

Such a lovely restaurant and very tasty food

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Visited On Friday, 04 June 2021

My first visit and I loved it! Very attractive setting, good coffee and toasted tea cake, will come again for lunch soon. Only negative, the wooden chairs are uncomfortable and need a cushion!

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Visited On Friday, 04 June 2021

Really lovely breakfast Staff are always do friendly and helpful. One of our favourite places to eat.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 June 2021

Delightful gardens, airy interior, slightly uncomfortable chairs. Good range of menu options to suit most tastes. Very good fish & chips, pity dessert special had run out. Staff very pleasant & helpful despite being rather busy.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 June 2021

Always a pleasure to eat here, staff warm and welcoming, lovely setting, Well done !!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 June 2021

First visit and loved it. Will definitely be back. Very impressed with the range of gluten free options.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 June 2021

great brunch

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Visited On Saturday, 29 May 2021

Lovely place to eat, in or out. Really friendly staff. Very varied menu. Plenty of free parking. Good food, freshly prepared.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 May 2021

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. The children were made to feel very welcome. The colouring pencils and activity sheets as well as the china cups that the babycinos were served in made it extra special for them. Thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 31 May 2021

Brilliant food, atmosphere and service as always! I’d love for there to be a way to add a tip to our bill rather than via cash (I just don’t carry cash anymore) as I want to show my appreciation for the great service! We’ll be back soon.

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Visited On Monday, 31 May 2021

Had a really delicious lunch

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Visited On Monday, 31 May 2021

Lovely food, friendly service.

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