Hare & Tortoise Putney

296-298 Upper Richmond Road , London, SW15 6TH

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SquareMeal Review of Hare & Tortoise Putney

The pubby name is a red herring: you’re more likely to sup on soup noodles & Asahi beer than a pie & a pint at the Hare & Tortoise. Now with a fistful of pleasingly stylish & even more pleasingly low-budget branches across the capital, it’s frequented by dreamers in search of that sub-£10 holy grail (think students, impecunious young couples & so on). The menu is ‘vast’, portions are ‘generous’, & the food not half bad. The core of the menu is Japanese (ramen noodles, tempura, rice dishes & sushi rolls), but you can cross borders for curry, laksa, spring rolls or chicken chow mein. It’s not so different from other noodle joints, apart from the fact that you can bag a table for two & aren’t obliged to sit elbow-to-elbow with strangers.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Putney Station 491m

East Putney Tube Station 728m


Address: 296-298 Upper Richmond Road , London SW15 6TH

Area: Putney Roehampton

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm (Fri-Sat -11.30pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Goodrich Theatre 139m

Odeon Cinema Putney 632m


Telephone: 020 8394 7666


Cuisine: Pan-Asian

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