High St. Shopping



Sweet Spot Desserts in Station Rd

They are a Gelato ice cream and dessert shop just before the bridge  in Station Road near the train station. They serve an array of delicious freshly prepared hot Waffles, Crepes, Cookie doughs as well as Milkshakes, Sundaes, Cakes, Smoothies and much more.

Opened last year they have been establishing a regular clients who just love all offerings. Pop in and try some time soon.

March. New Cafe and Restaurant now open on the High Street,  Harpenden.


Open for Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.

Serving a wide range of foods from Nibbles to main Dishes and Kids Meals. All at affordable prices.

JULY. The well loved Southdown Hardware shop has a new owner, who has taken over from Paul Russell -now retired.

Peter Metcalfe is a local business entrepreneur who has taken charge promising a retention of all that is good about the existing business. With it’s wide range of products and friendly advice customers can continue to buy with confidence from the shop that has almost everything in the ‘HARDWARE ‘ category.

Thompson’s Close Cafe SUMMER TIME OPENING DAYS---Monday - Saturday inclusive.

NOW closed on Sundays except on Farmers Market Days.(And then closed the next day)

See you all soon.

Specsavers NOW OPEN on

the Harpenden High St. Caring for your sight and hearing. And celebrating the opening of their 1,000th Store.

Above. L2R. Vivek Joshi. Audiology Director. Lewis Carroll, Retail Director. Dame Mary Perkind (Specsavers Founder) Town Mayor. ±Cllr Fiona Gaskill. Ali Hashim Optometrist Director. Naiya Kotecha, Optometrist Director.


OUI, Threads, Mint Velvet.

JULY. Discover authentic Italian cuisine in Marshalswick at DavVero.

Just a short drive from Harpenden and with free parking for 3 hours and you will be transported to the heart of Italy.

Owner Ross (pictured below) is backed with a great team of cooks and service staff who will look after all your needs.

A wide ranging menu with affordable wines makes for a taste experience to remember.


Enjoy 50% Off all Spring/Summer Collections including Summer Footwear

Excludes Autumn Pre-Collection

In Store Only but if you live further afield please telephone us for up to date availability and to receive the discount