Abbot's Kitchen

Welcome to the Abbot's Kitchen

Abbot's Kitchen is a great place to enjoy lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Our ethos is to use nothing but the finest quality ingredients from local suppliers and to provide exceptional service.

Whether you join us for a good meal, or relax over hot cup of coffee with friends, the Abbot's Kitchen has something to suit everyone.  

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 10.00 - 16.30

Sunday 12.30 - 16.30

The Abbot's Kitchen is temporarily located in a marquee on the south side of St Albans Cathedral. 

Christmas at the Abbot's Kitchen

Get into the Christmas spirit with a visit to the Abbot's Kitchen at St Albans Cathedral with their festive menu, which will be available on weekdays between Monday 4th and Friday 22nd December.

Bookings for Christmas Lunch must be made in advance. For more information or to make a Christmas Luch reservation, call 07813 343033 or email

Christmas Opening Times

The Abbot's Kitchen will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Wednesday 27th - Sunday 31st December, open as usual (see above).

New Year's Day - Closed

Normal opening times will resume of Tuesday 2nd January.

Groupon bookings

 If you have a Groupon voucher for Afternoon or Cream tea, please note that we are unable to take direct bookings. Bookings using the voucher must be done via Groupon.  Please refer to the fine print section of your voucher or click the link below to make a booking:

If you are having issues using the online booking system please contact Groupon support on 0203 510 0444 who will be able to assist with your booking.

Special Event Catering

We can provide catering for large groups, functions and special occasions. We are fully licensed to serve alcohol.

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

07813 343033 or email 

Plan your visit

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