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The Ivy Oxford Brasserie, Oxford, ENG

The Ivy Oxford Brasserie

4.4
4.4
4720 Reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary British
The Ivy Oxford Brasserie is located on the bustling High Street in the heart of Oxford. Enjoy an accessible all-encompassing menu, serving British classics from dawn until dusk, including breakfast, elevenses, weekend brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, light snacks, dinner and cocktails.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 120 times today
Experiences are available.
Private dining

Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary British, British, Breakfast

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 08:30–22:30 Fri, Sat 08:30–23:00 Sun 08:30–22:00

  • Phone number

    01865 416333

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Sean Burbidge

  • Private party facilities

    Located among the city’s must-see sights, The Ivy Oxford Brasserie is the perfect location for visitors and locals alike to enjoy relaxed, sophisticated all-day dining. While our elegant private room is perfect for big-occasion dining, celebration birthdays and stylish working lunches.

  • Private party contact

    The Events Team: 020 3727 6548

  • Area

    Oxford

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • The Ivy Oxford Set Menu

    £17.95 per person

    Multiple dates available
    A quick lunch, an early night or a pre-theatre meal needn’t mean cutting expectations – or corners. Our set menu, available on every weekday between 11.30am – 6.15pm, changes every fortnight and offers a unique mix of seasonal and sophisticated guest favourites that are not always available on our a la carte menu. Two Courses - £17.95 Three Courses - £22.95

What 4,720 people are saying

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4Value

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    Brunch

  • Oxford/Oxfordshire

    Special Occasions

  • Oxford/Oxfordshire

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  • Oxford

    Best Ambience

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    Lunch

  • Oxford

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  • Oxford

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  1. CT

    CameronT

    Oxford

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food5service5ambience2
    A wobbly table was given to us, which lead to a spilt drink, waiters soon changed the table but however nothing happened with the spilt drink, as it wasn’t our fault.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Derbyshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Fantastic food in beautiful environment
  3. SG

    SarahG

    Oxford

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thank you - wonderful lunch in a great atmosphere we will be back!
  4. CK

    CarolK

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We really enjoyed our visit to The Ivy, Oxford. Great service, delicious food and we loved the beautiful interior. My only complaint is the food was served on cold plates and came to us lukewarm. Warm the plates and you get five stars.
  5. MA

    MargaretA

    Aberdeen

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall2food3service1ambience3
    Been to The Ivy in various locations and although never outstanding it’s been good enough to return to. Not this time. Opted for the set menu and from then on in the service changed and we were practically ignored. Don’t have the set menu as an option if you don’t want people to choose from it. Starter good but cod main was small and more batter than cod. I wish I had asked for the service charge to be removed, the service was that poor!
  6. b

    baam

    Atlanta

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Perfect after a long day college visiting in Oxford with the family .. the food was superb .. eat your heart out quod for being booked .. the ivy was actually better
  7. CD

    CathyD

    Oxford

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    A wonderful couple of hours for a friends birthday. We were well looked after. The house special gins we’re amazing. Everyone was so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The birthday dessert was such an unexpected lovely touch that made the birthday girl feel very special.
  8. C

    Chiswickdiner

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Beautiful ambience and lovely decor. Service was good. Broccoli wasn’t tender stem as listed on menu and no explanation given until we requested as to why. Restaurants of this calibre should of st least advised in advance or when brought to the table. Otherwise very nice meal.
  9. j

    jemina

    Oxford

    25 reviews

    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    I thoroughly enjoyed my veggie meal but the panne cotta was rather tasteless unfortunately. The restaurant was full with customers waiting at the bar for tables. I liked the decor. There was a cold drought on me which was rather unpleasant.
  10. CK

    ChristineK

    Oxford

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We had a lovely birthday celebration. A delicious meal but the chips were only warm and rather tasteless. All the staff were excellent.
  11. k

    kari

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Fine. Pretty. But food cold and overpriced
  12. HD

    HannahD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good service and a lovely meal to celebrate my son’s birthday.
  13. SG

    SydneyG

    Oxford

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The setting was perfect for our 40th wedding anniversary. First time but hopefully not last. The food arrived fast and was extremely tasty.
  14. NM

    NicolaM

    Buckinghamshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great afternoon in a lovely setting. Will definitely be back
  15. KB

    KathleenB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Lovely relaxed atmosphere, food very good and the staff very friendly. A great way to spend a Sunday, having lunch at The Ivy. Highly recommend it.
  16. RC

    RachelCH

    Oxford

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a beautiful restaurant with a fabulous interior design, the food was divine because every mouthful was an explosion of different flavours and the service was exemplary. It was a wonderful way to celebrate our son’s 16th birthday. Thank you
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Breakfast was lovely and well priced for the quality
  18. PB

    PaulB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always fantastic food and fantastic service, we will be back.
  19. M

    Mari

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    I always enjoy my visits to The Ivy restaurants in various cities and Oxford did not disappoint. Food was very nice - my only issue was I felt the menu was limited and needs changing and mixing up more often.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Oxford

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The meal and experience was brilliant. I met with my family and friends to celebrate my special birthday. Thank you for great service and food as always.
  21. B

    Beth

    Oxford

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a wonderful experience. A good varied menu, with generous portions, & an extensive wine list at competitive prices. Friendly service, not at all pretentious.
  22. DB

    DonnaB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Visited for our anniversary. The food was great, service was great. The restaurant itself is beautiful, clean, elegant and despite there being lots of customers it was still a nice quiet relaxing atmosphere. There's plenty of choice on the menu for food and drinks. The price for the quality of food and level of service was reasonable Definitely recommend for a celebration meal.
  23. WD

    WesD

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Slow service with no attention to detail. Dirty water glasses, no offer of more drinks when glasses taken, took over 15 minutes to come back to us we decided to leave instead of coffee and dessert. Disappointing normally good service and food.
  24. B

    Brad

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food5service2ambience4
    We had a lovely anniversary afternoon tea. It was delicious, though I would have been happy with more savoury and less sweet. It was also too much food for us, but we were grateful to be able to take a goody bag . The place is nice with a good vibe. The afternoon staff were great and quite attentive, but then the shift changed to the evening staff and it took absolutely ages to get the bill and then pay.
  25. NS

    NicolaS

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    Given bottled water without asking then charging £5 for it. Service charge added to it.
  26. s

    stephena

    Cambridge

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent from the food to the service to the decor. Will be going back next time I vist oxford
  27. C

    Conn

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible food , great dining experience , very attentive service and a lovely ambience also perfectly made cocktails. Looking forward to my next visit.
  28. CA

    CaroleA

    Oxford

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great venue, excellent service, food ambience was super. Loved it.
  29. A

    Alanlid

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Our second visit to the Ivy: food has been good, or very good, on both occasions; service is also excellent. Unlike some, we like the 'botanical' decor. I would not say it's cheap - nearer the upper end of our dining budget - but, taking into account the pluses, it's reasonable value. We found the noise level (Friday evening) quite high; but you were crowded and maybe that's insoluble.
  30. SJ

    SusieJ

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience being greeted at door, excellent table service, food beautifully presented, amazing decor. Price point means - to me - that it’s more of a treat, less of a regular haunt.
  31. PB

    PaulB

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food2service3ambience1
    Ordered a starter it never came …………………………………………….
  32. DB

    DavidB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We attended for afternoon tea that was a present. The service, the food and the location was excellent. The location is amazing and beautifully decorated in what would describe as Art Deco. It is difficult to find fault, it does tend to be a little noisy but you can still enjoy conversation without shouting. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
  33. JR

    JackieR

    Oxford

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Ivy Oxford is a beautiful restaurant . We had afternoon tea which was lovely. The staff were all very friendly. There is nothing to not like about this place, thoroughly recommend it.
  34. KB

    KarenB

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall1food1service3ambience1
    We have regularly visited The Ivy, however today was very disappointing. The starters were good but all mains were over cooked and the fish was poor in quality and size. We were ignored but the staff, even though it was very quiet and they seemed very disorganised. It will be sometime before we visit again.
  35. SN

    SoulfulNeo

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We booked The Ivy for a birthday meal. We were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the Ivy is and the atmosphere when you walk in. The staff is very welcoming. There was plenty of choice on the menu, we recommend the Steak as it was cooked really well. The entire experience was above our expectations, it was like visiting a 5-star restaurant. The staff did everything they could to make our experience perfect. The tables had candles on which added a nice touch and as it was for a birthday we got a free dessert which added to the experience. It's not a cheap place, but you pay for quality. There is parking a 5-minute walk from the venue. If you've never gone to The Ivy, take the opportunity as you'll be pleasantly surprised.
  36. AB

    AnnieB

    Cyprus

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very efficient, professional and friendly staff, from front of house, bar and restaurant. The cocktails were delicious and the food we had was gorgeous, especially the courgette frittes! Really relaxed, but looked after by all the staff, lovely lunchtime dinning!
  37. SN

    SarahN

    Oxford

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely birthday meal there. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
  38. R

    Rhiannon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very lovely service. Presentation beautiful and food was amazing.
  39. PG

    PeggyG

    Oxford

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 22 June 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    A beautiful place to eat in a central location and the staff do a good job. The chips are amazing.
  40. BS

    BelindaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and lots of variety. Staff were charming and very attentive. The restaurant has a lovely ambiance and great to have such a nice place to eat in Oxford

FAQs

The Ivy Oxford Brasserie is rated 4.4 stars by 4720 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 120 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for The Ivy Oxford Brasserie

120-121 High Street Oxford, ENG OX1 4DF

Additional information

  • Area

    Oxford

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 08:30–22:30 Fri, Sat 08:30–23:00 Sun 08:30–22:00

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary British, British, Breakfast

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Sean Burbidge

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    01865 416333

  • Private party facilities

    Located among the city’s must-see sights, The Ivy Oxford Brasserie is the perfect location for visitors and locals alike to enjoy relaxed, sophisticated all-day dining. While our elegant private room is perfect for big-occasion dining, celebration birthdays and stylish working lunches.

  • Private party contact

    The Events Team: 020 3727 6548

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