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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 - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 22
    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
Good & Slow

Good food but slow service. After ordering we were told a number of dishes were either off the menu or limited.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Judy W
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Good food but slow service. After ordering we were told a number of dishes were either off the menu or limited.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The Slug and Lettuce has been in the Village I live for years. I have loved it since it opened. and have had hundreds of Lunches.. Dinners Birthday Celebrations you name it.... All my reviews have been glowing and have always recommended it. My husband and I had a light lunch recently which I have to say was lovely, but... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Decent food and atmosphere. Food and drink is a tad on the expensive side. Service is okay. Nice decoration.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

While the slug and lettuce has a lively atmosphere, I would not recommend coming here for anything other than a Friday night. The food was of very poor quality. Dining on a Wednesday evening, I was told that 3 items on the menu that I tried to order were not available due to their busy 2-4-1 Monday deal. In my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Probably the worst “Philly Steak Sandwich” that I have ever had the meat was so tough and not cooked properly and there was no cheese in the sandwich. It was meant to come with coleslaw and I was informed that they had run out so I got 3 sprigs of watercress to make up for it. The waitress was not... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I've visited the Slug & Lettuce in Harpenden lots of times over the years. It's a good meeting place for drinks during the day especially if children are coming along as there is usually room for buggy's and children are always welcomed. I've eaten lunch here several times which has usually slightly exceeded my expectations, they were not very high... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I had the roasted butternut squash salad, vegetarian. My meat eating partner had the Heron Bay whole tail breaded scampi. Both strictly average. But the building and the hot chips were nice. All in all, a good place to eat.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Busy on a Monday and we had to wait for a table, but we found the staff friendly and efficient. The food was acceptable, but nothing spectacular. The outside tables are popular when the sun is shining!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

One hour and fifteen mins wait for breakfast, had to walk out as could not wait any longer - staff did not seem to care ! Won't be going back

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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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Additional Information about The Slug and Lettuce

Address: 9 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RT, England
Phone Number: 01582 764624
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
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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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?