The Ivy Cafe Blackheath

4.6
2335 reviews
£26 to £40
British
Relaxed yet sophisticated all-day dining in the heart of Blackheath. The restaurant makes for an ideal spot to enjoy an accessible all-encompassing menu, serving British classics from dawn until dusk, including breakfast, elevenses, weekend brunch, lunch, light snacks, dinner and cocktails.
What 2335 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BradL
London
1 review
Dined 12 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to the ivy in Blackheath on numerous occasion as it’s one of our favourite restaurants just to go and have a nice experience of great food and wines they have, and it’s fairly local to us…absolutely nothing negative as we have never had a bad experience when dining here… Thank you Ivy we are back fairly soon!
Brad

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AgneO
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lovely dine eve with excellent customer service. The food was delicious and filing. We definitely will come back here

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AnnR
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant service, food and atmosphere would definitely come back, enjoyed every moment

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BrunchLondon
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful to be back! Team were very accommodating to our friend’s little one and made us feel completely at home.

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mishap
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience2

This is the second time we have been to the ivy blackheath and we think it has got worse. The service was poor and the food was cold when it came. It was my husbands birthday, I went to the loo and they brought out the birthday dessert when it was just him at the table as they were in a rush to get the table back. I do not think we will be going to this Ivy again.

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Faye
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and amazing service! We will definitely be back soon!

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MadMac
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location, great, staff, great food and great company!! What more do you need?

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Grhino13
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Lovely atmosphere, food was excellent and came quickly. Unfortunately the drinks were not as quick. It may have been because the restaurant was full, but it did detract slightly was was otherwise a great experience.

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LISAD
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food as usual. Beautiful warm bread, the best risotto I've ever tasted and arrived nicely warm. Service excellent and quick yet we never felt rushed.

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Oliver
Surrey
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and impeccable service. Thank you for making our evening super

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AmberM
London
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service as always. Had a great evening

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Aussie
Kent
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Ivy Blackheath, always a pleasure..food superb, staff friendly and efficient

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JenelB
London
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a lovely experience. We love to attentive servers and their knowledge. Thank you for another lovely dinner

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Molly
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service5ambience5

It's a really lovely place to go, staff and service is very professional and friendly. Food is very tasty with a nice selection. Only thing I would say is that I arrived on time but still had to wait 10 minutes for our table. I think maybe if there's a time slot, customer's should have a friendly 15 minute reminder before they leave.

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Pat4
London
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Customer Service nothing like you would expect from the Ivy chain. Have eaten in the City,SoHo , Canary Wharf, Covent Garden and there is good Customer experience that is consistent.
Disappointing!!!
Food was excellent.

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MandyA
Kent
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely meal as always, although a bit of a wait for drinks.

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vipPhilip
Houston
56 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience3

First time after lockdown, somehow the food usual amazing quality was not there any more. Disappointing.

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Leigh
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, great service - friendly and knowledgeable.

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IvettT
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for Sunday morning breakfast and it was perfect. We're lovely staff nice attending. We sit outside and was great. We get even small cake to wish as our happy anniversary. It was perfect. We will be back for sure.

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Gorky
Kent
5 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great service and lovely food, great to not feel rushed even though we were still there at midnight.

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Annie
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After such a long time in long down, it was such a fantastic place to be the service and food was outstanding!

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Bart
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Staff when you very polite and friendly
Really had a nice time

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We both had a lovely meal -the restaurant was busy but despite this it was relaxing and our waitress was lovely -thoroughly enjoyed our meal

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Angiesydenham
Kent
6 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely early evening meal at the ivy couldn’t fault a thing can’t wait to go back

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MichelleA
London
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good, enjoyable lunch

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

A very enjoyable meal with good wine. We were looked after very well, Will be recommending.

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SarahF
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was divine and as a vegetarian I appreciated the vegetarian menu. The service at our table was excellent. The member of staff who greeted us at the front desk unfortunately didn’t seem to have the right skill set for that role. She was surly, unhelpful and dismissive. It’s a shame she let the rest of her team down. That said, everything else was wonderful and we look forward to returning again soon and have already recommended to others.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I felt a bit rushed by the waitress but it was overall okay

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Lovelunching
London
9 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is always a favourite. Lunch with friends, we opted for the set menu on this occasion. The food is still excellent, service spot on and friendly. It provides great value for money. Thoroughly recommend, for brunch, lunch and evening meals.

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HarveyM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Service was outstanding , food was tasty. The restaurant was clean and calm

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Lindylou
London
6 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Grandchildren had the pancakes far too much yoghurt on them ,hardly any salmon on the eggs royal ,one egg very underdone. Waited ages when we ordered a drink . Our waiter not very attentative or friendly. Very over priced even for blackheath .

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TraceyF
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A beautiful and elegant restaurant in a lovely setting. I had a fabulous meal here with friends and I will highly recommend the rum baba - totally divine.

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Lucy
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience1

On arrival was told table only available for a certain amount of time , large group behind us very loud , restaurant was dark ok for me , but my 2 friends both were glasses so couldn’t see the menu ,seemed like the waiter was rushing us , starter came and was nice , lemon sole for main £19.95 just for the fish no sides come with it at all , so think it should be served with at least one side , the lemon sole wasn’t filleted , so the bones were very off putting and not the nicest thing to eat, didn’t have dessert as didn’t really enjoy my main , 7th time at the Ivy so always enjoyed it but must say been with family and friends different every time and they all agree it seems like your rushed .

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KateC
London
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and delicious food. Very attentive waiters.

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star
London
22 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, great service.

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LeeS
London
6 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Menu includes both traditional favourites and seasonal surprises. Excellent choice and price range. The Set menu provides great value. Wonderful drinks choices

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LilP
Kent
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Never in my life have I ever been spoken to like I was at the Ivy in Blackheath.
I am registered disabled, I do not carry a badge to tell the world. The Hostess upon arrival stated I needed a mask, I replied I do not wear one as I am asthmatic. I was answered back with its Government policy. I reminded her it is a guideline and as a disabled member of society I am unable to wear. I haven't been out in months as I suffer terribly with anxiety and ocd. I made the effort to do this for my Aunt, whom I hadn't seen since one week before Christmas 2020. I was made to put the mask on my face and to scan my phone which I have never done so asked for help. This young woman was very rude about the whole thing. My Aunt was running late I told her this and she very curtly replied "you only have the table for an hour and 45 mins" to which I replied "that's absolutely fine thank you"
I was then left for 10-15 mins before any one came to see if I needed a drink or anything.
After another 10 mins went by, the host went to a manager looking person and in a loud voice proceeded to talk about very loudly.
I was gobsmacked.
I messaged my Aunt explained what had happened and said I will not be eating here.
My Aunt arrived, I finished my £10 glass of peach bellini paid and we left.
NEVER AGAIN WILL I STEP FOOT IN THE IVY BLACKHEATH!!

The Menu didn't look great anyway!

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JulieC
London
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Requested an outside table and we were accommodated - attentive service.

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JohnA
London
12 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service , tonight’s waiter was very friendly and professional

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy the service and the ambience there . Food is always up to standard too.

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The Ivy Cafe Blackheath is rated 4.6 stars by 2335 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.