The Slug and Lettuce, Clapham

4 St John’s Hill , London, SW11 1RU

SquareMeal Review of The Slug and Lettuce, Clapham

The bold, brash Slug & Lettuce chain is the antithesis of the ‘best kept secret’ or ‘this little place I know’. It’s a bright & accessible pub empire with branches on high streets everywhere – including some so cleverly located they’re worth bearing in mind for that reason alone. Those on a tight budget will appreciate special offers including £5.95 main meals & ‘2-4-1’ desserts all day, while penny-pinching drinkers should put a date in the diary for Wednesday’s ‘wine times’ when all bottles are a recession-busting £10.95. Menus cover all bases, with a list of categories longer than some pubs’ full menus – curries, pastas, burgers, tostadas, wraps & more besides. The same goes for the drinks list, which panders to the current vogue for flavoured ciders, Pinot Grigio, strawberry mojitos & Goldschläger shots ‘depth-charged into Red Bull’.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Clapham Junction Station 297m

Wandsworth Town Station 1km

Address

Address: 4 St John’s Hill , London SW11 1RU

Area: Battersea Clapham Junction

Opening times

Mon-Sun 10am-11pm (Fri-Sat -1am)

Nearby Landmarks

The Grand Theatre 54m

The Grace Theatre 960m

Details

Telephone: 020 7924 1322

Website:

Cuisine: Bars

5.0

Food & Drink: 10.0

Service: 7.0

Atmosphere: 2.0

Value: 7.0

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 1.0

Value: 3.0

Julie M. 11 October 2013

I arrived with a group of 8 but, rather than being welcomed, we appeared to be completely invisible to the staff, who ignored us until I accosted one of them. After a further delay we were eventually shown to our prebooked table. After that the service was excellent, as was the food and wine (we took advantage of the special Wednesday offer of any bottle of wine for £10.95). The downside was the incredibly noisy atmosphere; conversation was almost impossible and communication with our waiter was extremely difficult.