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Charlie's Coffee and Company

87 London Road, St. Albans AL1 1LN, England
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87 London Road, St. Albans AL1 1LN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Good coffee. Cozy little coffee shop the location is very convenient. Just along the drive way. I had a flat white, and it’s good

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank elenaly7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One word...TOP. Top class coffee Top class service and Top class girls. Top class cakes. Top class music. What else can you ask for in a coffe shop. Please taste the coffee it's the best in town.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hotalife
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Travelled to St Albans for shopping but first port of call was Charlie’s for coffee. The coffee was absolutely sublime. It’s always great. Yet today it seemed even better if that’s possible, The service is always chatty and friendly. To put icing on the visit...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank love_britain49
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Returned to St Albans for first time since finishing working in the Town six months ago and dropped in for coffee & a cake. How I’ve missed the fantastic coffee which is pretty well unbeatable. Delicious!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank love_britain49
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Tired from every morning up early, long drive, slave to a sporty teenager look no further Charlie’s Coffee & Company are your next stop here in St Albans

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank AnneRobe
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I visited Charlie’s on Thursday evening and had such a fun time! It was a cocktail evening which is held on the last Thursday of the month and the cocktails were to die for! Such a cool vibe with the 80s music and the staff...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank PJC1983
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Great coffee, great atmosphere, and fabulous pastries, all served by the friendliest barista in the whole of Hertfordshire!!!

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Rob W
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Popped into St Albans to collect an eBay purchase on a Saturday morning. Wanted to grab a coffee and snack for breakfast before our drive home. Found Charlie’s on trip advisor. Staff welcomed us with a smile and quickly brought our orders over. Great little...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank hux1987
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I think the title says it all, coffee, cakes & cocktails - who could ask for anything more? I couldn't imagine a better way to start the day than by picking up a coffee and flapjack from Charlie's van at the train station in St...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank dave_oop
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Love it, the coffee never waivers from being really really good - and the service is the same too. Get my coffee there everyday and occasionally treat myself to one of the delicious cakes.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank love_britain49
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April 2, 2017|
Response from wilkies0106aw | Reviewed this property |
I guess because Charlie is up early every day at the station looking after the commuters.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 London Road, St. Albans AL1 1LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans
This independent coffee shop is located in the heart of the London Road neighbourhood, a recently regenerated side of town, just 5 minutes from St Albans City train station. Charlie's shop is a friendly and creative space, with a neighbourhood feel. It's a place where local people come to take time out from their day, to drink good coffee and soak up good vibes. Charlie is meticulous about sourcing her products and establishing long-term relationships with suppliers, local businesses and local people. Charlie also stocks a superb range of locally pressed juices, loose leaf tea, proper fizzy pop, single origin hot chocolate and a delicious range of artisan baked treats.
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