Ivy Chelsea Garden

4.4
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£26 to £40
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British
Located on London’s enduringly desirable King’s Road, The Ivy Chelsea Garden brings the familiar luxury of The Ivy on West Street to a relaxed yet sophisticated all-day dining restaurant in the heart of Chelsea.

Open seven days a week and comprised of a main restaurant, extensive terrace and garden*, orangery and a beautiful private dining room, The Ivy Chelsea Garden offers tranquil al fresco dining all year and the perfect setting for any occasion.

Sample our all day menus and delicious cocktails at your leisure from breakfast until late, whether you are a local resident, work close by or are simply visiting the area, and experience a taste of Ivy magic in another beautiful setting.

*Please note that our garden is open daily from 12pm to 10pm.

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RR
Nashville
35 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here twice during our recent visit to London b/c our daughter loved it so much! Highly recommend for a special occasion or afternoon tea! BEAUTIFUL Atmosphere.

L
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service.
We will definitely come back again!

KW
London
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely staff , food arrived very quickly and lovely atmosphere . Will be returning for sure

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience2

Birthday treat

AS
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Service was overly hasty, indeed rushed, at first - even though the place was pretty empty. Wine glasses were overfilled with irritating regularity and when we asked for this to stop the waiter then disappeared altogether.
The food was disappointing: crispy duck was so 'crispy' as to be tooth shattering, the ribeye steak was over done (I had asked for medium rare) and any establishment offering a wine at £4400 a bottle and then serving pre-cooked frozen chips should be ashamed. To finish, we were treated to nearly cold espresso coffee. Not much to shout about here!

MH
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Despite the obvious problems in the news, we had a wonderful time and my husband really enjoyed his birthday

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere!

S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Really nice place. The food was not quite as good as we expected.

MM
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and good food! the flower decoration outside was stunning!!

NE
Gloucestershire
6 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely setting, really beautifully decorated. Great staff, very professional. Most of the food was excellent - a tiny whinge about the chips being a bit overcooked, but otherwise really good. Not bad value - we had the daytime menu.

LL
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Ivy on Kings Rd never disappoints. It has a lovely ambience and the food and service are excellent.

S
London
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

İt was very nice venue nice food but expensive
But overall it was good and friendly staff service

RR
Nashville
35 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We LOVED it and my daughter is begging to return for Tea; just an absolutely beautiful restaurant with great food and service

m
London
4 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Delicious food served impeccably in light, verdant and comfortable setting. Service throughout was fantastic and walked the fine balance between attentive and relaxed, always there when needed.

Salad starters were moderate to good: Jackfruit & Peanut Bangbang salad was good, but not wow & Crispy Duck salad was good.
Mains were generous and excellent examples with robust flavour combinations: Salmon&Haddock fishcake with soft gooey poached egg and tasty caper sauce. Chicken Milanese was juicy meat encased in crispy brioche crumb accompanied by a punchy minty, rockety herb salad and green mayonnaise.
Water ice cold, cocktails well mixed and cappuccino's above par. Great little lunch in a accommodating atmosphere. Will come again soon.

KW
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, highly recommended can’t wait for my next visit.

Z
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We wanted somewhere stylish, but relaxed, with excellent food but light options, cocktails, an unfussy wine list and all in an elegant space where we could hear each other rather than everyone else, with an atmosphere that was lively but within which you could feel you were in an intimate space. Found it!

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Réunion with friends

JC
Kent
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely meal. Many thanks to all concerned for a really positive experience.

TT
London
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience in the Ivy Chelsea.
The afternoon tea was very good and went with the champagne as well.

Service was excellent.

JK
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only fault table was a bit close together but otherwise v good

SM
London
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal for my husbands 40th birthday. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the food was delicious and we even got a complimentary birthday cake for my husband. Would recommend to all friends and family.

DC
London
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely lunch there this week and there was nothing that we could find to criticize - It was all good and definitely we will be back

DO
London
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and setting was perfect - highly recommend.

LM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our server Tete, I hope I got his name right, he was lovely

LW
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience2

When making my booking I clearly stated we were booking for afternoon tea. I also noted that one of our party was lactose intolerant so required a dairy free alternative. Two days before our booking I telephoned the Ivy to reiterate this information and was told the kitchen would be notified. Therefore on arrival I was very disappointed that our waiter did not realise that we required afternoon tea and had no idea that there was anyone needed a dairy free option. He did not even seem to fully appreciate what this meant. Then a senior waitress came and told us we should have advised the restaurant of this fact and that we would now have to wait for the food to be prepared. We waited more than 30 minutes for any food to arrive. Tea spoons were not provided for the items requiring them, sandwiches were in short supply and no top ups of tea offered. Restaurant was noisy and bustling and we felt the service did not compare at all favourably compared to The Ivy at Covent Garden where we have previously dined. We will not return here.

OT
Cancun
3 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience1

We had a reservation at 3.30 pm where we requested a table on the terrace. We weren’t seated until 3.50 pm and we weren’t given a table in the terrace area and they told us this is the only available table. The place was so crowded and noisy, the food took 30 mins to arrive and the service was so slow ! To make things worse, upon leaving I couldn’t find my umbrella which was obviously stolen!

J
London
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience1

Poor and slow service. Don’t attend to you when you need something. The food comes late. The door in the garden needs to be fixed as the whole time we were trying not to get a whole glass door to shatter on us. Service charge shouldn’t of even been on the bill because the service was AWFUL! Such a nice place but probably the worse service I’ve ever had

P
London
19 reviews