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About The Ivy City Garden

Located in the historic Bishopsgate Gardens - one of the few city garden squares - where the famous St. Botolph church sits, The Ivy City Garden brings the familiar luxury of The Ivy on West Street to a relaxed yet sophisticated all-day dining restaurant in the heart of the City of London.

With a restaurant, bar, private dining room and a garden, the Ivy City Garden offers a tranquil al fresco dining all year and the perfect setting for any occasion.

Dashwood House
69 Old Broad Street
London, EC2M 1QS
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
British, Afternoon Tea

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:30am - midnight
Saturday: 11am - midnight
Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
£26 to £40

Payment Options:
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 3146 7744

Website:
http://www.theivycitygarden.com/

Executive Chef:
Sean Burbidge

Additional:
Bar Dining, Cocktails, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Ivy City Garden Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.5

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasions (201)
Lunch (188)
Business Meals (172)
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Good for Birthdays (166)
Good for a Date (165)
Brunch (120)
Good for Anniversaries (115)
Romance (110)
Fit for Foodies (100)
Fun (95)
Bar Seating (92)
Group Bookings (85)
Outdoor Eating (83)
Hot Spot (83)
People Watching (81)
Vibrant Bar Scene (75)
Handcrafted Cocktails (70)
Sunday Lunch (68)
Casual (67)
Cosy (62)
Afternoon Tea (61)
Creative Cuisine (59)
Comfort Food (51)
Notable Wine List (46)
Neighbourhood Gem (45)
Quiet Conversation (36)
Scenic View (36)
Pre/post Theatre (33)
Authentic (30)
Seasonal (29)
Good Vegetarian Options (29)
Afternoon Coffee (29)
Healthy (28)
Quick Bite (24)
Late-night Find (21)
Worth the Drive (16)
Child Friendly (12)
Local Ingredients (12)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Disabled Access (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Live Music (8)
Paleo Friendly (8)
Vegan (5)
Great Beer (4)
Organic (4)
Spicy (4)
Tapas (2)
Waterfront (1)
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food5
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value5

 
·Dined 7 days ago

First time visitors, we loved it, will definitely be back. Lovely food, great service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined 7 days ago

The food, service and ambience was fantastic. We will be back again.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 10 November 2017

Lovely place, well decorated and good ambience. Beautiful outdoor garden. Outstanding service and food. Just a bit loud though, so it is a restaurant well suited for friends get together, casual dinning, group gatherings, but not ideal for dates.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Late-night Find, Casual
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food5
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value4

 
·Dined on 10 November 2017

Welcoming attentive service, delicious food and nice atmosphere. Watch out for the 12.5% service charge!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, People Watching
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food5
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service4
value3

 
·Dined on 9 November 2017

Fantastic ambience and first class service and food. Certainly a place to visit time and time again.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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food5
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value3

 
 (London)·Dined on 8 November 2017

Excellent food, excellent service, slightly overpriced

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food4
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service5
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·Dined on 8 November 2017

I was taking visiting overseas friends for a traditional British cream tea. The service was amazing, and the lay-out (silver service, beautifully presented) wonderful. Lovely clotted cream, good jam and nice pieces of fresh strawberry. The selection of teas could have been better (only 2 options for black tea, besides green tea and fruit teas); and the scones were not quite the very best I have ever tasted (though by no means bad!).

The setting is lovely, on the edge of a quiet little secluded garden area away from the road.

However, it was very noisy inside, it seems with lots of people having late lunches (we were there 3 - 4pm for a strawberry cream tea).

Nonetheless, if I wanted to take other friends for a cream tea experience in central London, I would certainly go there again.

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 5 November 2017

My new favourite Sunday lunch spot. An oasis in the city.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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food5
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service5
value5

 
·Dined on 4 November 2017

Lovely food great staff

Could fault anything!!!

Tags: Cozy
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value4

 
·Dined on 4 November 2017

I always had an excelent experience at the Ivy. Great food, drinks, ambient, service.
For every occasion is a good choice.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date, Fun, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Tea, Cozy, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 4 November 2017

Lovely, good PERFECT! We’re already going back next week!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Casual, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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food5
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·Dined on 3 November 2017

Second visit with friends!! Good food, lovely ambience. The service was very good the staff are very friendly and helpful. Look forward to our next visit.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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food4
ambience5
service4
value5

 
·Dined on 2 November 2017

Great Atmosphere ,Food, Service, Reception,Buzzing Venue- have already booked to go again

Tags: Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (Surrey)·Dined on 2 November 2017

Most enjoyable Thursday lunch. Good food and drinks, vibrant atmosphere. Would recommend.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Healthy, Seasonal, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 31 October 2017

An amazing breakfast served by a friendly team in a gorgeous setting. I would definitely go again!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation
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food5
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service5
value5

 
·Dined on 30 October 2017

Easy and amazing service. Good food and not pricey for the location

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Scenic View, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Norfolk)·Dined on 29 October 2017

An excellent menu to choose from. Staff were welcoming. Food delicious. Good atmosphere. Families, couples, different age groups and tastes catered for.

Tags: Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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food4
ambience5
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value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 28 October 2017

We went for a later than usual dinner here. The cocktails are were fantastic. The bar was full so we went straight to the table. Great wine list. Friendly waiting on staff. Great recommendations and laughs with the staff

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Disabled Access, Fun, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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·Dined on 28 October 2017

Spent a lovely Saturday afternoon here last week with a friend. Could not fault decor, ambience, food, cocktails or service. Absolutely wonderful. Would highly recommend and will definitely return.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee
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 (London)·Dined on 28 October 2017

Delicious food as always! Service is still top notch like it was during opening week.
Highly recommend the Garden Collins for an aperitif at the bar.
We had the steak sandwich and truffle chicken for mains along with zucchini Fritti which are superb.
Friendly staff, great food. Will be back

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Fun
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 27 October 2017

Full menu with good range of food, chilled atmosphere and actually not bad price wise either.

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food5
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·Dined on 27 October 2017

Great staff, great ambiance and great food. What more could you ask for. Really convenient location too!

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Afternoon Coffee
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food5
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service4
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 27 October 2017

Beautiful setting, the garden adds a different vibe to the other Ivy Cafes. Delicious fresh juices and the breakfast portions are generous.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 24 October 2017

Family meal after my daughters graduation to celebrate.
Greeted warmly by staff in foyer. Taken to our table straight away.
Beautiful table with sofa and comfortable arm chairs. The restaurant is lovely. It feels very exclusive but cosy. You really felt like this was somewhere special to eat. The garden can be seen from all areas of the restaurant and is beautiful to look at whilst dining. (make sure you visit the ladies room while you are here, its probably the most attractive i have even seen).
Extensive menu, something for everyone. Food was delicious, everyone was happy with their choice. Service was great and delivered with a smile.
We had cocktail which were very pretty , and other drinks and three course meal each, coffees and the cost was around £50 a head. Very good value. Food was very high quality and drinks delicious too.
I would recommend this restaurant to my family and friends and would come again.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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food5
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service4
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 21 October 2017

Food was lovely and the espresso martini was spot on.

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ambience4
service5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on 20 October 2017

Great food ,service and atmosphere.Will be back soon.

Tags: Comfort Food
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food5
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value3

 
·Dined on 18 October 2017

Nice menu, lovely food, good wine list, had a great time

Tags: Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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service3
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·Dined on 16 October 2017

Swift service, amazing presentation of the food and very tasty also. A lot of space and very nice ambient. Highly recommend for breakfast, and value is superb.

Tags: Live Music, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining
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food5
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·Dined on 14 October 2017

Amazing restaurant, food fantastic, impeccable service first visit wont be our last had a great evening

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Romantic, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 14 October 2017

A lovely evening and a special occasion. Food was excellent and the ambience was great for a romantic dinner.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 13 October 2017

Very professional and attentive staff. Food and wine selection is excellent.

Tags: Business Meals
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 12 October 2017

Had a lovely birthday treat. Food and cocktails were fab!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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food5
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·Dined on 11 October 2017

We had a lovely brunch here for my Mums birthday. The staff brought over some chocolates and wished her a Happy Birthday which I thought was a nice touch. We would definitely visit again.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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service5
value4

 
·Dined on 10 October 2017

Really enjoyed our lunch. Attentive service, delicious food and a very happy feel to the place!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fun, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 8 October 2017

Came here for a lunch date for the first time. Was a lovely experience and would definitely come back again. Cocktails were lovely as was starters and mains.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Romantic, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Cambridge)·Dined on 6 October 2017

Great Food. Amazing Starters. Wine wasn't too bad. Would be even nicer to have complimentary birthday cake.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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food5
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value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 6 October 2017

Great night service and staff very good seating quite spacious although restaurant was full

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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food5
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service4
value5

 
·Dined on 6 October 2017

Fun happy lively atmosphere made the food and experience delightful. Well done to everyone that is part of The Ivy. Food delicious. Thank you

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for a Date
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food5
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·Dined on 3 October 2017

Reasonable prices, great atmosphere and great selection of food and drinks. Also service was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 2 October 2017

Amazing. Staff were attentive. We weren’t rushed. Food was amazing - 6 clean plates (one a v fussy eater). Would highly recommend and will definitely be going back

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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