Fancy a coffee and a slice of cake (or two)?

Watford has plenty of well-rated cafes and coffee houses that offer the perfect cup of coffee from a simple latte to an espresso and delicious slices of cake.

But if you're planning on meeting a friend or perhaps just want to indulge yourself, you'll want to head somewhere that's received plenty of great reviews.

To help you out, here are some of the highest-rated spots in the Watford area based on Google Reviews.

5 of the best spots for coffee and a slice of cake around Watford

Cafe De Lisboa Coffee Shop

Rating: 4.8/5

Location: Unit 3, 135 The Parade, High St, Watford 

One happy guest shared: "Lovely cafe, very friendly. Their natas are amazing and so are the rest of their Portuguese cakes and pastries.

"Decent coffee, lovely atmosphere, really worth a visit. It is also dog friendly, which is a great bonus considering they are on our way to the park. One not to miss

Villiers Coffee House

Rating: 4.7/5

Location: 30A Villiers Rd, Oxhey, Watford WD19 4A

One guest shared: "Amazing carrot cake, definitely recommend it. Also love their lemon drizzle cake. Such a friendly community, all friendly. My wife's dog also loved the treats! I also definitely recommend their iced mocha or cappuccino.

"The service here is wonderful and they were all friendly every time I have been here. If in the area definitely try and stop by."

The LP Cafe

Rating: 4.7/5

Location: 173 The Parade, Watford WD17 1NJ

One local said: "A coffee shop is just a coffee shop surely? No. I lived near here for years and wish I had come more often.

"It has character, friendly staff and most importantly great coffee. A nice relaxed atmosphere where you can switch off and unwind. Good service. Great prices."

Ocean Bells Coffee Company.Ocean Bells Coffee Company. (Image: Google Map)

Ocean Bells Coffee

Rating: 4.6/5

Location: 133 High St, Watford WD17 2ER

One happy guest said: "My favourite café in Watford, and it just reopened after getting refurbished and expanded. I'm sure I've tried at least half of the menu here, and it never disappoints.

"A bit expensive if you're not just getting a coffee, however, you absolutely get what you pay for. Food is amazing and fresh, and the coffee is always great."

Flourish Craft Bakery

Rating: 4.6/5

Location: Unit 2 Garnett Cl, Watford WD24 7GL

One customer said: "A hidden gem in Watford area. Visited first time today with friends and was amazingly surprised with the quality of the food and freshly baked bakery products.

"There are plenty of breakfast options including vegetarian and meat ones. They also prepare fresh cakes on site also you can see the staff preparing those cakes which is quite a unique experience."