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The Slug and Lettuce

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9 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RT, England
01582 764624
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Today
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place to read your emails

As I was early for a meeting I went in here to get warm, have something to eat & drink and read my emails. The staff are friendly, efficient and made me feel very welcome. The food is good value. Potato wedges with cheese and bacon for a fiver! I was in here for the same reason a couple of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
Greg P
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

As I was early for a meeting I went in here to get warm, have something to eat & drink and read my emails. The staff are friendly, efficient and made me feel very welcome. The food is good value. Potato wedges with cheese and bacon for a fiver! I was in here for the same reason a couple of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I have just come in for dinner with my friends, we were served quickly which is always a good thing! We ordered starters and Mains. I had a rump steak, I came here last week and had the same steak and was disappointed that it was burnt and overcooked. This evening though, the steak was amazing. Cooked to perfection, I... More 

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London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Wasn't expecting too much from a chain establishment but called in on a sunday and I've got to say the breakfast was excellent and the place clean and tidy.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Went to Slug on there half price food deal on a Monday and is truly value for money and do not understand those that think otherwise. I had the fish pie and it was lovely, nice flavour and creamy, cheesy topping would definately recommend. Yes it is busy as it is such good value ona Monday so be prepared to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I visited the Slug and Lettuce on a Monday night (Half Price) and I wasn't overly impressed. It was a busy Monday night but the waiting time for the food far outweighed the number of people. When the food arrived the first time our order was mixed up. When the order was corrected the food was presented beautifully, although it... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I'd been to the slug and lettuce a few weeks before for a colleagues leaving drinks, the service was good and the food came out fast. Whilst there I had seen a promotional advert mentioning 50% off all food on Mondays. I decided to come back and the service was absolutely appalling! Tables weren't getting cleaned, dirty plates just left.... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A good variety of food in the menu, catering for children too. Can get busy, but it is worth the wait!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place is awful no other word to describe it! We went for breakie and ordered straight away as we knew what we wanted! Coffee came way after breakfast itself! Then to top it off breakie was cold and ever so slightly rank! Wouldn't go back ever again! Most slugs are good so don't know why this ones so bad!... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Slug and Lettuce is on the main high street , nothing fancy with their food , service is a bit hit and miss. Mondays is half price day so bound to be a bit more busy. Food served was ok and tasty fair sized portions , can be a bit noisy in there ,but I guess some would calla... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We visited this week, sat outside as it was a lovely evening. It was a Monday, all food is half price on Mondays so you are not able to book ahead, just turn up. We arrived just before 7pm , no problem. Service was brilliant, the waiter really looked after us very well, advising that there was a 45 minute... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: 01582 764624
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?