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“Best coffee and cake ever”
Review of The Hub

The Hub
Ranked #4 of 18 Coffee & Tea in St. Albans
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

A very friendly and cosy coffee and cake shop with the best coffee I have ever tasted and a good range of freshly made cakes. Seating outside on sunny days. Lovely staff, especially the young man!

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Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stopped at this tiny cafe in Redbourn for morning coffee. Cafe is linked with bicycle business further up the road, and is full of bicycling memorabilia.
Best cup of coffee I have had in months, home made cakes, comfortable homely seating. Service marvellous. Cafe is part of a historic building on old coaching route. Specialises in inviting cyclists to make a pit stop.

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1  Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is a must on any cycling top lists of cafe's. coffee is superb, and the great range of home made cakes are always great! Although this is a cycling focused cafe, the owners are very friendly and welcoming to all, and the outside tables in summer are a bonus. for cyclists, its worth noting that Simon also runs a sister bike servicing shop 200 yards up the road, which also sells all essentials- and new bikes too! A fantastic family run service focused operation, I cant recommend them enough!

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1  Thank j0hnny2names
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

The decor and theme of this little cafe is very cycling focussed- loads of memorabila, books, hats, wheels, etc. , and lots of cyclists stop off here on rides as the Chiltern Cycleway goes right through Redbourn.

Don't let that put you off though - they serve excellent espresso and great cake. The flat white was superbly made and I'd thoroughly recommend the carrott cake and the bakewell, which my wife had.

The only drawback is the space. It is very cosy inside: there were tables outside the front but I heard that someone has complained about them and they aren't allowed at the moment. My own opinion is that seeing the cyclists adds colour and vibrancy to the High Street and it's a shame some people aren't happy about it.

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1  Thank saundy67
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

This tiny place has become so popular, especially when the weather is nice as you can sit outside. Very popular with cyclists and I had my first coffee and cake when I was getting my cycle serviced. The food was delicious. This really is a tea/coffee and cake café of excellence.

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