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Ivy Market Grill, London, ENG

Ivy Market Grill

3.9
3.9
17842 Reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary British
Sibling of the classic Modern European eatery offering walk-in seats in a polished, elegant space.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 206 times today
Experiences are available.
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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, British, Breakfast
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Fri 08:30–23:30 Sat 09:00–23:30 Sun 09:00–22:30
  • Phone number
    020 3301 0200
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Sean Burbidge
  • Private party facilities
    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion."
  • Private party contact
    our Private Event Coordinator : 020 3301 0200
  • Area
    Covent Garden
  • Parking Details
    Nearest car park: Savoy Adelphi Car Park, Savoy Adelphi Garage, Savoy Pl, WC2N 6BL
  • Public Transit
    We are located 5 minutes walk away from Covent Garden Station (Piccadilly line) and 10 minutes away from Leicester Square Station (Piccadilly line, Northern line).<br />
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Breakfast Set Menu

    £15.95 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Elevate your mornings with our £15.95 breakfast set menu. Begin your day with a choice of refreshing smoothies and a tempting selection of pastries to start, accompanied by The Ivy Breakfast featuring all the classics.
    Breakfast Set Menu photo
  • £19.17 All-Day Set Menu

    £19.17 per person

    4 Jan - 28 Mar 2024
    Elevate your dining experience with our £19.17 All-Day Set Menu. Embark on a culinary journey with our seasonal and classic dishes, and delight in two courses for £19.17 or three courses for £24.17 per person.
    £19.17 All-Day Set Menu photo
  • Mother's Day Set Menu

    £27.50 per person

    6 Mar - 12 Mar 2024
    Celebrate your mother figure with our all-day menu. Showcasing an array of seasonal dishes beautifully curated for this special occasion, dine on two-courses for £27.50 or three for £32.50.
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What 17,842 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 3.7Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • London

    Most Booked

  • West End London

    Contemporary British

  • West End London

    Most Booked

17,843 Reviews
  1. LisaL

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had an amazing night celebrating my birthday in the very good hands of our waiter Carlos :)))

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  2. heatheruth

    London

    17 reviews

    3.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    I had heard good things from a couple of different friends so was keen to find out for myself. I thought it was good but not outstanding. There was a very long wait for our food. The waiter did apologise and did take an item off the bill, which we appreciated. However, it meant it would have been a big rush to have a pudding or coffee so we had skip that. I’d go back if invited but wouldn’t choose it myself.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Kent

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very pleasant, good service but we missed the ambiance of being inside.

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  4. Galleyfield

    Central Coast

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    We found the food to be average for the price. The portion of the Shepherds pie is small. One waitress was abrupt, rude and very unwelcoming. Unfortunately we won't return to dine there anytime soon.

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  5. CaroleM

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First visit to this particular Ivy and it didn't disapoint will certainly be going back.

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  6. Belsize123

    London

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really enjoyed the evening and tried the Asian menu for the first time - delicious! Alex who served us was amazing, helpful, polite, courteous and very personable. Top marks to him in particular.

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  7. TyraB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was fantastic, she was so understanding that half of our party was 45min late (lost tourists haha) and was prompt to take our order and bring our bill as we needed to rush out to get to a show. Food was delicious and the atmosphere was beautiful!

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  8. ANorthernLass

    Yorkshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food & service for pre theatre dinner.

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  9. IanJ

    Liverpool

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food at a reasonable price, great atmosphere and fantastic service.

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  10. MarilynR

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great choices , good food .Clean, bright great location

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  11. Ellie

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent service by absolutely everyone and well executed and tasty food.

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  12. RickC

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Poor table location. I was knocked on my arm a number of times. Asked to move told mo other tables - there was one next to us!! 5 olives for the table lol. Waitress was unfriendly. Had to wait for a waitress to catch my eye to pay as they were laughing and joking. Oh well. Lesson learned.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Rickc, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us.

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  13. AndrewC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Ivy Market Grill has a great atmosphere, food and service
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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  14. MuratE

    Cornwall

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was wonderful, much thanks to Ivy Grill Team.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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  15. LindseyT

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Menu was poor nothing to share as a starters squid was tuff and rubbery and fritters was greases my main was not nice sent it back very disappointing it was a treat for my daughters birthday won't be in a rush to go back our waitress was really lovely
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Lindseyt, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us.

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  16. Pitchen

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service from everyone we encountered, food of high quality and delicious, great ambience.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Pitchen, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Ivy Market Grill!

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  17. Peterk

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Very disappointed with the food. The prices did not reflect the quality of the food. Staff... No idea what they were doing. Toilets a disgrace. Won't be back & will not be recommending this restaurant.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Peterk, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us.

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  18. PaulineC

    Hampshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were welcomed with a glass of Prosecco as I had mentioned when booking that it was my husbands birthday. Our waitress was delightful made us feel special. The food was delicious . There was a bit of a wait for the mains to arrive but we were kept informed and it was busy so understandable and the food was so worth the wait.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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  19. anon

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Took 10 minutes to be seated despite having a reservation. I was left standing at the front of the restaurant watching other groups be seated who had arrived after me. When the three of us got our table we were offered the breakfast menu and when we wanted to order some pastries after 11am we were told no, because the menu had changed from breakfast to brunch. There was no explanation for why they couldn't serve pastries to accompany the rest of our meal which had all been ordered from the breakfast menu (the only menu provided to us). We asked for toast & jam instead, and they said they could only do sourdough bread, no jam. This seems unreasonably inflexible, not least since neither item requires cooking or prep beyond the use of a toaster. Overall the experience was a bit of a downer on the occasion since it was my birthday meal and the staff were aware of that from the reservation notes.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded today
    Anon, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us.

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  20. ChantelleB

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really tasty food but quite small portions so order sides!!
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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  21. ClS2024

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was disappointing! I had my birthday dinner at your place No birthday surprise! In Cheltenham you always get some little something if you celebrate a birthday or anniversary!
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Hi Cls2024, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one.

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  22. TinaW

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely greeting when we entered, the staff were very attentive, the food was excellent

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My experience was good. Did not like the blackened cod at all. It was not blackened like I know it. More like drowned in bbq sauce. Very unpleasant
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Hi Opentable Diner thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback.

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  24. ScottR

    Hertfordshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Busy restaurant, good food and atmosphere. Service let this experience down, had to ask for more drinks, empty bottles stayed on the table the whole meal, no one checked to see how the meal was, dirty plates stayed on the table for a long time after main course, waited over 20 minutes to pay the bill.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Hi Scottr thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback.

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  25. GaryD

    London

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We are frequent diners at the Ivy and it never disappoints, highly recommended
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Garyd, thank you so much for the positive review!

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  26. Janbon12

    Kent

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Very happy with the meal and as it was a friends special birthday was pleased you provided a complimentary dessert to make it more special
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Janbon12, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Ivy Market Grill!

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  27. CatherineB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Friendly efficient service, great food, especially the desserts. Our waitress on realising it was my birthday brought me a little cake with a birthday candle. So kind and thoughtful! Thank you.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Catherineb, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Ivy Market Grill!

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  28. LianJ

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service from the moment we walked in, gorgeous food and cocktails, beautiful decor and the toilets stunning! It made our 50th birthdays a very special celebration, thank you x
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Lianj, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Ivy Market Grill!

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  29. Audrey

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was good. What spoilt it was that towards the end of our meal the service was very slow although there did seem to be a lot of staff around. The wine was expensive.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Hi Audrey thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback.

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  30. EMILYH

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was my first experience in the Ivy grill and I’m delighted to say a very happy one. We were attended to brilliantly and very politely by all staff,prices are very reasonable and as a vegan I was delighted to say the food was excellent. Great all round experience I would definitely recommend, Emily

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    A very poor layout. Our table was near the door which was left open for most of our visit, and we were freezing (February). To be fair it wasn’t the worst table as the two tables nearer the door gave to differ all guests standing right next to them whilst waiting for coats or to be seated. Really ruins the experience. The food is ok, but absolutely not worth the ridiculous prices charged. The service is patchy, and quite often brusque. We asked a question about the menu and the waiter clearly didn’t know, and lied. (Tacos are rarely a sauce…..) Anyway at £56 each for a main, a dessert and glass of wine in a freezing restaurant… unlikely we will go back.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 2 days ago
    Hi Opentable Diner, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A2 dining experience ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ for DIMITRI. He made our visit extra special.

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  33. Jane

    London

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Handy for theatres in Covent Garden Busy restaurant and food was ok. There is al dente and rock hard, almost asked for a steak knife to cut the sprouting broccoli side! Underwhelmed by the shepherds pie, tasted like tinned mince. Guessing I made the wrong menu choices.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Hi Jane thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback.

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  34. CharlotteC

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was lovely, our second time visiting this restaurant, service was brilliant.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Charlottec, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Ivy Market Grill!

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  35. JOEM

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We celebrated my mother's 80th birthday. Would have prefered to have been upstairs with natural light. Food was pretty good. Service lacked charm and warmth. Very different to other Ivy restaurants we have been to where service has been great.

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  36. LisaR

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice restaurant, food was lovely, tables we quite close together, so can be a bit difficult to get in and out of the tables and does not give you lots of privacy. But overall we had a nice time.

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  37. CherylG

    Essex

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I thought it was a great atmosphere but felt tables were too close together. Staff were friendly and helpful . Food was ok. Felt my chicken Milanese was dry which was disappointing. Overall it was ok but not as special as I’d hoped
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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  38. RobC

    N. Ireland

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Sadly this is the second time I have had to raise concerns over Ivy service. Frustratingly the waitress did not write down our order and instead decided to memorise it, subsequently we did not get the starters we ordered. The service was slow, receiving our main course before the wine we ordered was brought to the table. It was not made clear that the warm bottle of water was to be charged at nearly £6 either. We decided on a dessert but it took so long for the staff to come to our table we changed our minds and at this point let them know we weren't happy, on a positive note our complaint was handled very well with the service charge being removed from the bill. We are always keen to additionally tip waiting staff and this was one of the rare occasions where we decided against it. Sadly for The Ivy, they missed out on the cost of 2 starters, 2 desserts, the service charge and a generous tip for the staff. I understand Saturday evenings are busy, so please provide more staff. We are aware new Ivy is to come to Belfast (our home city), we would have been excited to be frequent visitors but this being the second time we have been disappointed we'll give it a swerve.

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  39. Maryowen

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Nice attentive staff,plenty of space,seating not too crowded in which is unusual in London. Little bit pricey for what we had but overall a good experience.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Maryowen, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Ivy Market Grill!

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  40. MichelleP

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    There are lots of good things about the Ivy but their approach to vegan food is not one of them. There was a special set menu on offer with a vegan main course option but there was no vegan option on the starters. When we asked if a non vegan salad could be swapped for a vegan one we were told no which meant my vegan friend could not take the set menu offer. When we ordered sourdough we were told there was no vegan butter available. Our waiter was quite dismissive of these requests - as if they were silly.
    Ivy Market GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Hi Michellep thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. .

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available

FAQs

Ivy Market Grill is rated 3.9 stars by 17842 OpenTable diners.

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

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2 people

19:00


Booked 206 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Ivy Market Grill

1a Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, ENG WC2E 8PS

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Covent Garden
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Fri 08:30–23:30 Sat 09:00–23:30 Sun 09:00–22:30
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, British, Breakfast
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Nearest car park: Savoy Adelphi Car Park, Savoy Adelphi Garage, Savoy Pl, WC2N 6BL
  • Public Transit
    We are located 5 minutes walk away from Covent Garden Station (Piccadilly line) and 10 minutes away from Leicester Square Station (Piccadilly line, Northern line).
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Sean Burbidge
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    020 3301 0200
  • Private party facilities
    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion."
  • Private party contact
    our Private Event Coordinator : 020 3301 0200
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