Is there anything better than a hot cup of coffee, in a cosy little corner full of pillows and positive vibes, when it’s rainy and cold outside? Sounds ideal, but it could indeed be on your doorstep!

Discover some of the cosiest coffee shops in Watford to turn this appealing thought into reality… because coffee always comes first.

  • The LP café

    At the LP Café, they pride their selves on excellent coffee, tea, homemade cakes, freshly prepared sandwiches and a wide selection of new and used records.

    As well as being a café, they have been an independent hub for local and international creativity since 2013. Their versatile space is used regularly to host events ranging from live music, film screenings, stand up comedy, to second-hand clothes sales and album launch parties.

  • The Rhubarb café

    Rhubarb is a lovely local independent coffee shop & cafe in the heart of Cassiobury, Watford. Delicious breakfasts, sandwiches and lunch snacks, homemade soups, fair-trade & organic coffee, whole leaf tea pig teas, milkshakes and scrumptious home baked cakes in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Also, we need to mention their stunning yard and outdoor seating!

  • The Fresh Shop

    Local Coffee Shop in Market Street offering a wide coffee selection and food choices, like hot and cold sandwiches, freshly made crepes, paninis, salads. Also, lovely cakes, ice cream and more sweets are available to accompany your delicious coffee! The Fresh shop organises many day & evening events throughout the year, so keep an eye on their Facebook page.

  • Mood (vegan) café

    In May 2019 Mood Café was opened, Watford’s first vegan café. Serving delicious coffee, vegan cakes and plant-based chow. Everything from burgers with their signature beetroot slaw, to Thai curries with a little kick, sushi maki rolls and a whole load more including some amazing desserts.

  • Ocean Bells Coffee Co.

    Ocean Bells are an independent coffee shop conceived by the ambition to be the best and born of their passion for deliciously tasting food and professionally crafted coffee and teas.

    Menu options include artisan coffee, loose leaf tea, homemade cakes, freshly prepared sandwiches and vegan food and drink options.

  • D20 Board Game café

    The café is a unique space in the community, where you can enjoy tabletop gaming and hang-out with like-minded people. They cater for all gaming tastes and dietary requirements, from classic childhood games to the newest board game releases.

    The café hold events every day with meetups for different games, themed quizzes and even magic shows! So come in and play a board game, enjoy our locally roasted coffee, and try one of our locally brewed craft beers.

  • Viento Coffee Co.

    Behind the scenes, they spend a lot of time focused on sourcing high-quality beans. Although the roasting method is important you have to start with fantastic green beans to get a great tasting coffee. Viento picks ‘Speciality’ grade beans which can be traced back to the Farmer.

    All Coffees are available as beans or freshly ground for cafetiere, filter, espresso, French press or Turkish coffee. Like all fruit, coffee is seasonal which means Viento’s coffee offerings are constantly changing throughout the year.

  • The Wellbeing café

    Wellbeing is not just about stretching your muscles. It’s much more than that. It’s about the food we eat, the drinks we consume and life choices we are constantly making. It is with that in mind that The Wellbeing Café was launched. Their goal is to offer Watford a healthy and delicious way to eat, refresh and connect. Healthy vegan and vegetarian cafe food – everything from homemade vegan chili and the green curry to exciting superfood salads, and hearty bakes. Also, always have gluten-free and vegan cakes available.

    If you are passionate about feeling well and eating well, The Wellbeing Café might just be your spiritual home. So, if you fancy coffee with friends, need a meeting venue in Watford or free Wi-Fi, try them out. Everyone is welcome including well-behaved dogs too!

  • The Perfect Blend coffee shop

    Perfect Blend Coffee shop aim to offer you the very best specialty coffee available, sourced from independent roaster, tea and pudding hot chocolate and a wide range of sandwiches, salads and morning goods.

    Located in Watford, just a stone’s throw from Watford Junction and close to Saint Helen’s R.CC Church, the coffee shop is easily accessible.

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