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“Interesting bar”
Review of Hare&Tortoise

Hare&Tortoise
Ranked #4,318 of 24,264 Restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $43
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Earls Court
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Neighborhood: Earls Court
Reviewed July 12, 2012

A quirky place on the corner, had a few beers and it turned out to be the quintasential London pub.

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Reviewed May 20, 2012

Popped over the road to this busy lively restaurant rather than pay the exorbitant prices that the Hilton wanted. Had Curry Laksa and a pint of Kirin (I think) Lager. Curry was large, good and spicy, plenty of chicken and prawns, not sure the tofu added anything.

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Reviewed April 24, 2012

Kind & quick service, great choice. Excellent meals for a good price. As much tea as you like for £1!

Thank Hetty44
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

Chose this restaurant for its proximity to the convention center. Overall food was good value for the money and service was good.

Thank janmic1
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Reviewed March 14, 2012

"Hare and Tortoise" is a chain restaurant with several outlets in London.
The menu is pan Asian, with a mix of sushi and noodle dishes. The interior is modern, efficient but does not have a very nice ambience.

Had a sushi set and some additional hand rolls. The food was acceptable but by no means exciting. Not sure how the other dishes taste, the Laksa on the table next to us looked quite good though.

Important note if you have an overseas Credit Card.
They only accept 'chip & pin' cards. And although my Visa card is a 'chip & pin' card I could not use it at Hare and Tortoise. The thing that bothered me is that their credit card machine was processing the transaction did not ask for a pin but instead required a signature on the slip. But the restaurant would refuse to accept this and had to reverse the transaction, I had to get cash from an ATM across the street.
Why are their Credit Card machines not programmed to reject cards that can’t be used with a pin?

Even before the issue with the credit card, we decided not to return to this restaurant, as the food was just so so. "Kulu Kulu" Sushi impressed us much more and is a better value too.

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Thank poboxearth
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