Hudson Place | Cafe

Cafe by day, cocktails by night

Hudson Place Cafe in Rickmansworth High Street packs a big punch bringing something unique to Rickmansworth. Church Street, in the centre of Rickmansworth town, is home to a slew of grade 2 buildings, one of which houses Hudson place. 400 years old and set over two floors, the contemporary décor brings the building right up to date whilst still keeping the bags of character from a bygone era. Upon entry the bar area is cozy and the welcome is warm. Walking past the stairs, leads to a sparkly gateway full of atmosphere to a beautiful floral filled courtyard. Bifold doors open fully in the Summer months to create one large beautiful open space. Sun drenched and perfect for a glass of rose or an iced latte.

Daytimes at Hudson Place Cafe

Daytimes, at this cafe in Rickmansworth, are for premium coffees and afternoon teas. There is an early drinking licence should you fancy something a little stronger. It's never too early for a special Hudson Place breakfast martini! The afternoon tea offers hand cut sandwiches, homemade scones and a gorgeous premium patisserie comes with unlimited tea and coffee of your choice. The addition of 90 minutes of bottomless prosecco has all the ingredients to make an enjoyable afternoon a really sparkling one. This cafe in Rickmansworth is something special.  

Evenings at Hudson Place

Early evening at Hudson Place sees the cocktails starting to flow expertly prepared by the only mixologist in town Using the very best ingredients this cafe becomes a cocktail bar and promises a night to remember. Happy Hour is between 4pm and 7pm and offers 2 cocktails for £15.00 and 25% off house wine, making a perfect beginning to an evening or a welcome ‘digestif’ after an early evening meal in one of the many family owned restaurants in town. A selection of luxury Mezze are available during the evening at Hudson Place cafe for those not wishing to have a large meal but who want to enjoy something tasty to complement their chosen beverage. The delicious Mezze include homemade hummus and Baba Ghanoush, felafel with tzatziki, mini potatoes with cheese and pickles, vegetable Shakshuka and the very popular sharing nachos dish.

Thursday Evenings at Hudson Place Cafe

Fast becoming the night to be, Thursdays finds the cafe transported to a Polynesia bar with floral garlands and lashings of pineapple and the cheerful rhythms of Tiki music in the back ground . 'Cheeki Tiki Thursday' offers rum and fruit juice based tiki cocktails and its own food accompaniment of meat skewers (tofu for the vegetarians) with Malaysian chick pea curry and pineapple salsa. Not only that, you receive a tasty side of vegetable fried rice to complete the pan-asian culinary experience. 

About the Cafe and Bar

Head of Business, Lisa Hudson says, ‘We wanted to bring a bit of London glamour to south west Hertfordshire. A lot of our customers are discerning and welcome the good quality wines and spirits we pride ourselves on. Rickmansworth itself offers a great diverse range of upscale family owned restaurants, to which we complement with pre dinner drinks or a post dinner nightcap.'

Hiring out Hudson Place

Functions are also an important part of the Hudson Place cafe lifestyle. The upstairs is very popular for hosting small gatherings and birthday parties during the course of a regular evening. The entire venue is also available for hire for that very special occasions.

Outside Bar and Catering 

Having a wedding or a special occasion to celebrate and want something a little different? Look no further. ‘You supply the guests... Hudson Place supply the rest’. Premium drinks, glassware and your very own mixologist. Your private cocktail bar will see the night flowing with a sparkle from a glass of bubbles and the shake of a cocktail. Add some delicious canapes, a simple buffet or go the whole hog of a bespoke dinner party.

Cocktail Masterclasses Coming Soon

Soon to be launched cocktail masterclasses will be available to enjoy or as part of a function, lending a fun and informative beginning to any celebration. Bespoke packages and further information are available by contacting Hudson Place. 

Hudson Place - Your Social and Hospitality Hub.


Opening Times

  • Tue 9am - 11pm
  • Wed 9am - 11pm
  • Thur 9am - 11pm
  • Fri 9am - 11pm
  • Sat 9am - 11pm

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  • Outdoor Seating
  • Serves Food
  • Private Hire
  • Wi-Fi