Welcome to the Abbot's Kitchen Café at St Albans Cathedral

Abbots Kitchen’s philosophy of food is based on three principles; provenance, craft and quality. We create our food with imagination, love and with great attention to detail.

Our food is a joy to eat, made with fresh seasonal ingredients, healthy and from sustainable sources. It’s cooked freshly on site, and prepared and served by a team dedicated to giving our guests a special experience.

You can find Abbot's Kitchen in the Welcome Centre.

Abbot's Kitchen Café Opening times:

Tuesday - Sunday | 10am - 4pm

Please note, Abbot's Kitchen will be following government guidelines to ensure the safety of our customers and team, and will be offering a limited menu for a short while. If you have any questions, please contact us via the details below.

BBQ on the Abbey Orchard

Every Saturday and Sunday | 11.30am - 2.30pm

Every Saturday and Sunday, the Abbot's Kitchen will be serving BBQ Burgers from the Abbey Orchard - so you can enjoy your food with a view! Picnic tables will be set up, or you can takeaway to your own picnic areas. 

The stand will be set up where the old Abbot's Kitchen marquee used to be, located on the south side of the Cathedral.

Offer | Plain, cheese & vegan/vegetarian burger served in a vegan brioche bun plus sauce sachets & soft drinks

Price | £5.00 for the burger £1.00 for a drink. Burgers will be sold in burger boxes.


We provide a range of really exceptional catering and hospitality events. We create food that has a distinct style and is a delightful focal point for any occasion, to be delicious, to surprise, to make the customers and guests we serve smile with delight.

Our-menus are tailored to give guests a great experience. If you would like information please contact [email protected]

Contact Us

For bookings, catering for special occasions, or any other question you may have, please contact:

01727 890270 or email [email protected]