The Ivy


| Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

One of London's great, classic restaurants, the Ivy had a major revamp not too long ago. The changes brought in a new central bar area with plenty of counter dining spaces. The menu has a mix of classic Ivy dishes like the Shepherd's Pie and more contemporary fare.

Test Drive

The Ivy gets a new lease of life - we Test Drive the revamp of one of London's oldest restaurants
It's just undergone a huge revamp, so we decided it was time to put the nearly 100 year old London restaurant through its paces. 
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Restaurant details

The Ivy, 1-5 West Street, London WC2H 9NQ
Nearest tube: 
  • Leicester Square
Telephone number: 020 7836 4751


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The Ivy, 1-5 West Street, London WC2H 9NQ


Critic reviews - total score 9.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 9
Joseph Connolly Telegraph
Reviewed on June 05, 2015
"...The Ivy is back! The Ivy is hot! The Ivy is unutterably fabulous again! And we can’t get a table! Yay! All, once more, is right with the world." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 10
David Sexton Evening Standard
Reviewed on June 03, 2015
"Perhaps The Ivy doesn’t quite merit five stars for its food alone? — enjoyable as it is, it’s still not hugely innovative — but it’s a great London institution and it’s back and it’s even better. All you need to know." READ REVIEW