The Ivy Tower Bridge
With interiors designed by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, the two-floors restaurant will offer guests the choice of dining within the restaurant, enjoying the view from floor to ceiling glass windows, or outside on the Parisian-style al fresco terrace seating 50 and overlooking the River Thames.
Excellent service, food, decor, ambiance, location 10/10. A special place.
Despite booking we were seated at a table very close to the servicing area and so couldn’t hear / chat over the noise of the plates being put into the containers. The service was very poor - we were never asked if we wanted a drink. The food was faultless, but I did feel the over all experience was a let down
Waiter was very very good
Superb breakfast - chose from the lighter section (smoked salmon/cream cheese/crumpet) beautifully presented, tasted amazing. Would recommend. Shall be returning and shall also look forward to returning to sample lunch and dinner (on separate occasions!!)
While the restaurant is attractive and service and food OK - very good value theatre menu - the noise level became intolerable, causing us to cut dessert and coffee, and leave. It didn’t help being seated near the service desk as the waiters were rushed and there was a lot of clattering and banging. Plus a very noisy gang of young men close by. It’s a real shame, but I couldn’t recommend anyone go there if they want a decent conversation with more than their immediate neighbour.
Amazing service and great food - enjoyable pre theatre dining experience
We went for the lunch menu and it was a really good deal. Food was amazing and the service staff were friendly and very accommodating. Food came out fast which was good as we were in a bit of a rush.
I booked a table under my name for boss for his business lunch with a client yesterday for 3 people. They came but was advised that they didn't have a table booked for them. When I booked the table on Tuesday, I specifically put on the note that it is for my boss and her guests. I never had any problems with any restaurants in the past having tables booked under my name for my bosses. I called the reservations team yesterday in the afternoon after my boss told me they didn't have a table booked for her (although they gave her a table in the end). The guy I spoke to (Spanish/Italian accent) confirmed that he can see a note I put during the booking and told me that he doesn't know what happened why it was missed. The one who's welcoming guests should check the booking especially the notes provided. I just hope this never happens again. My company is a regular client of your chain but it is disappointing what happened yesterday.
It was a nice evening, food could of been hotter. Service was good, maybe more explanation when main was ordered that other accompaniments could be considered.
It was a great night, such a beautiful venue with an amazing view! Food was great and for good value!
The best Ivy venue in the expanding chain. Food and service is always consistent
Great view. Lovely ambience. Service all that could be asked for. Food delicious as always.
Servers are sadly quite young and unprofessional at this franchise, compared the their competitors.
I love the Ivy because it is close to the theatre and beautiful London Bridge area. The food is very good and the service outstanding. Thank you! Velma Guyer
Pre theatre meal at the Ivy tower Bridge. Beautiful location and great views. Very good menu and wine choices. Would recommend.
Despite the lovely view, our visit was a disappointment. Bread was stale; service was poor; staff were not attentive. Tea came out 20 minutes before sand witches and scones. Over priced too. Will not be returning.
Great place for a breakfast meeting. We all had the vegetarian breakfast - hearty and healthy and coffees and juices. We were only one of two tables sat in there at 930am on a Tuesday so it offered a quiet setting for a meeting. By the time we left at 11 there were a few more tables filling up for brunch.
It was a last minute booking but I loved the whole night, good food, ambience and excellent service.
Lovely place and so convenient to Bridge Theatre. Good food too!
The special menu had some good choices for pre theatre which my friend had. Delicious curry and a dessert. I had the famous shepherd pie and a yummy caramalised banana dessert. Good value and lovely views, will definitely be back
We returned to this restaurant having had a couple of bad incidents in the past with the service but willing to try it again and this time it delivered what we expected of this particular type of restaurant. The food is always good but we find that the front of house is very chaotic when they are under pressure but this time it was not as busy and we had a great evening
Head water was great, think it was Chris chap from new york
Lovely location and views with outdoor dining available. The Ivy has a great reputation for good food and the spin-off brasserie restaurants do not disappoint with good quality food and attentive service. We had a party of 6 and we were looked after well. The shepherd's pie is very nice and not too large of a portion. The rump of lamb was also presented very well and was lovely. Good consistent quality.
I took my girlfriend for our anniversary and we both had an amazing time the view was stunning and the ambiance was unbelievable, the waiter and waiting staff were incredibly nice and extremely attentive, the food was of the highest quality and had so much flavour and my girlfriend can’t stop raving about the food. It was an expensive meal but nothing I wasn’t expecting and it was worth it, great value for money loved it.
I have been here on 3 previous occasions and have enjoyed it. This time it was not what I had come to expect. Food was .not good and as no one bothered to ask , we preferred to settle our bill and leave. Staff seemed disinterested, service was rushed and the whole experience was not what we had hoped for.
Lovely brunch. Thoroughly delighted with the whole experience x
Gorgeous decor and amazing setting. Service sporadic...toast turning up 10 mins after breakfast dish served. Confusion over drinks. Some dishes excellent bug partners cooked breakfast not great - sausage & black pudding over cooked. Food ok.
Great food, one lot of toast was forgotten, larger coffee pot would be good but overall good
The Ivy staff wasn’t at their best when we went. Ordering and getting drinks and food took a long time. For the drinks the hot chocolate was cold the first time and after the 3rd attempt they finally had it right.
If you aren’t in a hurry this place can work though. Food is good, venue is really beautiful and location is stunning.
Great place, great food with a great view of Tower Bridge, easy to access to anywhere in the city
I have eaten at several of the ivy restaurants and one thing you can be certain of is that the food is excellent and on a par, in my opinion, with some Michelin starred restaurants. Having said that the service can be somewhat hit and miss which is an unnecessary annoyance which should never occur! For the most part service was good but a couple of issues stopped it getting full marks, including time waiting for service and spillage that occurred
The restaurant was understaffed for the number of tables. We had no one greet us and had to go looking for someone to find our table.
We had the theatre to attend next door so had to be on time but we had 90mins. However, our food took ages, we had to ask several times to order. When we did order, our mains were stone cold, the sides were forgotten and we ended up in a rush. It was terrible. The waiter apologised and took one main course off the bill. But we would not go again. Fortunately it did not ruin the rest of our evening.
Had a lovely meal with lovely food and an excellent waitress.
The only criticism that we had was that the tables are too close together so you have no personal space and can hear everyone else’s conversations!
Absolutely fantastic service, staff are friendly, polite and talkative; extremely personable. The food was delicious and filling, drinks were superb. All the little things were perfectly in place; serviettes folded, blankets provided for outside dining etc. The view of Tower Bridge was the topper of a wonderful experience. Would recommend to anyone who would like that little luxurious treat.
Great place to meet a friend for lunch. We didn't feel rushed over our two courses, and everything was delightful. Staff were friendly and the service was good. I would have liked to see more than one option for vegetarians, but what I had (the Halloumi open sandwich) was delicious. If I had been vegan, it might have been a problem. The apple tart is to talk about!!
Fabulous lunch. The staff were perfectly patient waiting for our late guests and allowed us to wait without making us feel bad. Lovely food and drinks, nice experience all round
The service isn’t that nice to Asian ppl
Booked on a Friday night for a farewell meal with my sister and brother-in-law (from Australia) to be told that the grill wasn't working properly and that no hot food could be served. We decided to stay and choose from what was available. After choosing what we were told we could have we had to change it 3 times before it being served. The service was excellent and the staff could not have done more to try and compensate for the limited menu.
Lovely restaurant, with stunning views & a warm buzzing atmosphere. Food was delicious, and piping hot! An ideal venue for a special occasion. Oh and a special mention for The Ivy special G&T... which was amazing!
Had a really nice time for my anniversary with my wife. The waiter was brilliant and the food was exceptional.