Coffee

  • Talk of the town: Black Goo

    Black Goo makes its way upstairs to the top floor of Berkhamsted’s Home and Colonial. After only a week, it’s already looking and feeling very much at home.

  • Cafe culture that’s actually *good* for you

    I’ve been a fan of the Bhaker House in Chiswell Green for a while now. And there’s lots to be a fan of — which is all the more surprising given how tiny it is. Tucked away in a little row of shops, the Bhaker House is easy to miss if you’re whizzing past on your way into St Albans, but once you know it’s there you’ll never be able to drive by without stopping…

  • Eat Here: The Milk Shed

    While Sarah from Muddy Berkshire and I would come from opposite directions, we’d both happily end up at this gorgeous little cafe near the shopping mecca that is Bicester Village. Shop ’til you drop — then head round the corner and treat yourself to lunch… then maybe a cake… or an ice cream… Anyway, I’ll leave it to Sarah to show you around properly…

  • Got your Berkeley card yet?

    There are all sorts of reasons to visit Berkhamsted — and now there’s a very stylish new one to add to the list. The Berkeley, on Lower Kings Road in the heart of the town, opened last week, and I can see it becoming a real favourite for an evening out — or a cheeky coffee during the day…

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