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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
441582764624
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09:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The new decor is good and they do good offers. I have had a breakfast here which was fine and the coffee is generally good. Service can leave a lot to be desired in terms of speed. Often it takes a long time to get someone to take an order and then have the order delivered and finally get your... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mark F
Slug and Lettuc... H, Guest Relations Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello Mark F, Thank you for your kind words about our new decor, and we are glad you enjoy the offers! We are also glad you enjoyed your breakfast visit, but we are disappointed to here about about your slow service. We have recently changed from table service to taking orders at the bar, however we will communicate your feedback... More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the slug and lettuce on a Saturday night. The bar is a nice environment and seems popular, got busy later in the night and abit of a wait for drinks. Price for drinks are average for the area. DJ played a good set of RnB and made to vibe in the pub.

Helpful?
Thank jay b
Slug and Lettuc... H, Guest Relations Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello Jay B, Nice to hear you enjoyed your Saturday evening with us here at Slug & Lettuce Harpenden! James and Donte, our fantastic DJ's will be happy to hear this news as well, and I will let them know! We hope to see you again in the future, All the best, Ashley Weekes, Events & Sales Coordinator, Slug &... More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with my wife at about 14:30 hrs during the week. If we go out for something to eat we used to go here as it had a warm atmosphere with waiters/waitresses who were glad to see you and tasty food at a good price. This visit couldn't have more different. When entering, the pounding music with heavy base... More 

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Thank JanetChris
Slug and Lettuc... H, Guest Relations Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello JanetChris, I would like to apologise for your mid-week lunchtime visit on behalf of the team at Slug & Lettuce Harpenden, especially as you've visited us before and enjoyed yourself. Unfortunately we no longer offer table service, however this should have been communicated to you upon your arrival. The food being cold is very disappointing to hear, and should... More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place has recently been refubished and the atmosphere is nice. We dropped in for lunch and the food was good but although the staff were pleasant, unfortunately the service elt them down. We ordered 2 Lasagne one with side salad and one with fries, we got both with side salads and not fries. So it meant waiting for the... More 

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Thank mjohno11
Slug and Lettuc... H, Guest Relations Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello mJohno11, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your food, but we are disappointed to hear the news regarding your lunchtime service, from both the mistake with the food, and the peculiar incident regarding the coffee. We are deeply sorry this happened to you, and if you could send me an email, via bookings.s&lharpenden@stonegatepubs.com, we can discuss what happened... More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had avocado and egg on toast. Hardly any avocado and the egg was hard and cold. Usually like it here but very disappointed this time. But the staff were lovely.

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Thank cherylsJ3196CZ
Slug and Lettuc... H, Guest Relations Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello Cheryl, We are sorry to hear about your disappointing breakfast, and hope it does not deter you returning to us in the future. If you could contact me, via our telephone (01582 764624), and ask for Ashley or Riccardo, we can discuss what happened further, Events Manager, Slug & Lettuce Harpenden, More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's not often we treat ourselves to a cafe coffee but at we did at least expect to be able to buy a piece of cake/biscotti with our coffees at 11am!! There was nothing on offer - simply a shot glass provided with a few kernels of popcorn - totally bizarre! How can you run a business let alone expect... More 

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Thank Susan B
Slug and Lettuc... H, Guest Relations Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello Susan, Sorry to hear your disappointed with your visit to Slug & Lettuce Harpenden. Unfortunately, cake is not an item that is on our menu, the closest thing we can offer is our dessert menu. We will pass on your feedback to our food team, for them to consider adding cakes/biscuits to our menu in the future. We are... More 

London
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Never again. Four of us went here for breakfast and waited about 20 minutes to order - if it had been busy this would be fine, but it was completely deserted. Our hot drinks then sat on the side for another 10 minutes before they were brought over. Food eventually came out but the waitress only brought out three breakfasts,... More 

Helpful?
Thank SarahEllen23
Slug and Lettuc... H, Manager at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello Sarah, We regret to hear that your experience was of this nature and we will like to make it up to you. Please send us an email with the detail of your experience and to add we would like to invite you in with a meal for 4 on us, asking for another opportunity to show that we pride... More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

very nice place to have fun!!! Every time i've been out with my friends, had lots of fun there. Good music, good food, very nice staff.

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Thank davidgamme
Slug and Lettuc... H, Director of Sales at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello David! Thank you for your kind words about us! We love to make experiences special here at Slug & Lettuce Harpenden! We are always happy to help! See you soon, Ashley Weekes, Events Manager More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The place is very nice. Loved it every time. Had a lot of fun. Everybody is nice in there and music is for everyone

Helpful?
Thank madalins76
Slug and Lettuc... H, Director of Sales at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello! Glad you enjoyed your experience at Slug & Lettuce Harpenden and we are glad you had lots of fun! We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Ashley Weekes, Events Manager More 

Heacham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My last visit here was 3 months ago although the food was pretty good, the decor was a bit tired. They have now refurbished the place and it looks clean and tidy and the food is still good. My only other comment is no bitter on tap just European lagers.

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Thank swilson770
Slug and Lettuc... H, Events Coordinator at The Slug and Lettuce, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for your kind words about our refurbishment, we also think it looks a lot better as well! Unfortunately we don't serve bitter on tap, but we do offer bottled London Pride and Speckled Hen. All the best, Ashley Weekes, Events Coordinator, Slug & Lettuce Harpenden. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: 441582764624

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