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The Slug and Lettuce

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Bar, British
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9 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RT, England
+44 1582 764624
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Durham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2015

Burgers are always a good bet, service friendly and quick. Good range of beer, lager and wine. We also went for pre dinner cocktails on Boxing Day evening.

1 Thank SJL54
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2015

We went on a Monday early evening to take advantage of the 50% food discount. It was my wife's birthday and we had been out at the weekend for a "proper" celebration but this was just to save cooking and clearing up etc. As I start work at 3am we went early, about 5.30pm with a view to being home... More 

1 Thank Tony S
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Visited today - very busy - Christmas shoppers etc! Managed to get a table, waitress was completely run off her feet - more staff definitely needed. Ordered breakfast - £6.55 including a large coffee and tea. Took a little while to arrive, but acceptably so, as so busy. Piping hot and very good value for money.

Thank Seasidepoet
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a couple of evening drinks after a day of viewing houses to move into Harpenden, lovely place to relax as we sat outside. Evening time we moved indoors, but then by 9pm or so the DJ came with setting up the dance floor with loud trashy music.... It was time to leave. Serving time was slow and although... More 

1 Thank amrahseel
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Great music and choice if cocktails...(often 2 for 1!) But even better still a sunday breakfadt spot that hadnt occured to us.Great food, service and atmosphere even the morning after a saturday night the place was clean , bright and staff chirppy.

3 Thank caleyb
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 14, 2015

Extremely friendly and helpful staff especially the Irish girl. Had a great time and think it is reasonably priced, also great cocktail offers on the weekend.

1 Thank Luu11
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Not only did we get refused to order drinks at the bar and told we had to sit down and we'll get served, but it took nearly 10 mins for someone to come over and serve us. After being served our waitress was very quiet and rude. The slug and lettuce is a very nice place to have a quite... More 

1 Thank Sarah-Leigh A
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday morning. Restaurant was not busy but took 10 minutes to get served. I ordered the veggie breakfast and a cup of tea; my boyfriend ordered two sandwiches with different fillings and a pint of orange and lemonade. The waitress read our order back to us and said I'd ordered a peppermint tea! When the drinks arrived,... More 

Thank Sian C
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2015

A good place for a quick/ cheap pint or glass of wine and a reasonably priced snack. Friendly staff and a good range of beer/ wines.

Thank Nigel L
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Have been there before and have been well pleased. It has been refurbished. Menu OK but it is now expensive. Food not that good. Sausage sandwich warm and butter put in a separate dish but could not spread it as it was so cold. Even if could spread it you would have to take out of the filling I don't... More 

1 Thank lordallgrove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $19
Bar, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 764624

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