Ivy Kensington Brasserie
Sample our extensive range of quality food and delicious cocktails at your leisure from breakfast until late, whether you are a local resident, work close by or are visiting some of London’s best loved landmarks such as The Royal Albert Hall.
Our garden terrace is situated at the back of our restaurant and provides the perfect respite away from the hustle and bustle of the high street. Adorned with flowers and foliage, it is the perfect spot to soak up the sun during the summer months. Due to the nature of British summer our terrace cannot be booked ahead, so please just pop in.
Open seven days a week and comprised of a main restaurant, bar and a semi-private table for ten for an extra special experience, The Ivy Kensington Brasserie provides the perfect setting for any occasion.
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Lovely food , service and ambience.
Decor was lovely.
The Christmas decorations were beautiful.
Good selection of food at varying prices.
My daughters special dinner and concert for my 60th birthday. Faultless evening great food, service and good value. Thanks to all
My friend recommended the Ivy to me and I took my daughter for a birthday breakfast with my husband the tea was warm not very nice and the food was also warm not hot felt very disappointed.
Fantastic Ambiente, great food, very good service, everything was TOP and Ivy is definitely a place where I will return next time I am in London :-)
So loud that it was impossible to talk to your dining companion. There was an electro disco DJ blasting out the music. I think of the Ivy as being a restaurant with some class, elegance and taste. I don't think that any more. What is the management thinking? I would say that, in general, Ivy has declined as it has become an ever larger chain. They are moving in the direction of becoming a really expensive McDonalds. Too bad because in the beginning they had something that was good and unique.
A most enjoyable evening, great food, great service and wonderful atmosphere. We will definitely return.
We were squeezed into a row of tables for two, with one person looking out over the venue, thh Hugh neither staring at a wall.
Lovely atmosphere with good company around.
We went around 15:30 for a salad and a drink. The crispy duck salad was tasty, but the duck wasn't crispy (same salad was better at ivy cambridge). The chocolate orange negroni was great. The restaurant was fairly crowded with people having tea, so louder than our normal experience.
Good as ever always fun at the Ivy. A great buzz always
My local on high st ken absolutely always delivers !!!!!
Quite expensive as the bill adds up because you have to buy sides separately. My son ordered a steak and that is exactly what he got - a steak, so add fries, broccoli and beans and it is and expensive dish.
It was a Birthday celebration
My wife meal was served along with hair on the meal. They apologised and took it away to be replaced which meant we had to wait for a replacement but my meal had already been served.
The Roasted half chicken which I had off the A La carte was a bit over cooked as was the side dish of Thick cut chips.
My wife dish was fine when that was eventually replaced but this had spoiled the enjoyment of the first course.
It was my wife's birthday , and unfortunately we didn’t get the table I asked at the time of reservation a few weeks back . The servers are not « restaurateurs « they give the impression it’s just an in between job , it was not a refine service . My plate was cold and also my food , the cheese was out the the fridge , the Camembert was very hard . Overall it was expensive and nothing special , it seems now the decor is more important then the service and food . I guess for a chain it was Ok to expensive ! Not a nice lunch and my poor wife was a bit sad ☹️ about it .
As always, I had a very nice evening at the Ivy. It is always great to let overseas friends experience the service, ambiance and good food at the Ivy. Definitely will come back
It was a wonderful experience for me and my friend celebrating joint significant birthdays, especially as the restaurant wasn’t prepared-warned so we knew the experience was genuine and it would be the same at any other time.
Great food, great service, will certainly return. The truffle red wine jus was a highlight.
Lovely ambience felt very Christmassy possibly a bit too early! But very charming on a cold wet Saturday.
We were promptly sitter at a nice central table with lovely linen tablecloth and serviettes.
We ordered the Truffled Wild Mushrooms as a shared starter and we were glad we did as it was so rich and filling, beautiful flavours.
Mains were Salmon and Smoked Haddock Fishcake and Grilled Sea Bass fillet. Both were very good with possibly too much potato in the Fishcake, sides were green beans with roasted almonds and Truffle Parmesan chips. Both were lovely.
Desserts were Frozen berries with yoghurt and a warm chocolate sauce, and Apple Tart.
A lovely experience, good value, we are scheduled to return later this month.
Amazing food..decor ..drinks...service ...will definitely come again
Fabulous restaurant, not expensive, great food and exceptional service.
Booked a table for 2 people @ 16:00hrs, as it was the first time there the weather was terrible, I asked a shop for directions which sent me to a side street which had a board outside for the Ivy, went in to the side door and booked in stating I had a table booked for 2 people, the waiter did not understand very well but sat me and my wife to a table for two, at this point we were in the terrace which due to the poor weather was very cold, they had heaters on and blankets on the seats for you to wrap around yourselves. Food was very good and felt good value for money, just disappointed the waiter did not direct us to the correct restaurant. I would visit again only to experience the correct side, I would think the terrace would be nice in the summer.
Had a nice window table, good waiter (Bez) and great food and atmosphere 👍
Had a brilliant evening with attentive but non intrusive service . Great format with so many smaller dishes we enjoyed eating. Lovely wine list too.
Friendly staff, wonderful service and the most wonderful food I have tasted for a very long time. .. the perfect evening ❤️
The food was nice but I've eaten at better places for the same price. The service was slow and miserable. Coffee was lukewarm. The restaurant does have a cheery atmosphere and was comfortable for brunch.
Always convivial. Noise level high. Small bathrooms. Food predictable. Service can be strained.
Food ok. Still puzzled as to why the lobster linguini was pointlessly brought to the table in a copper pan them dumped on my plate. Also, too much sauce as Italians would tell you if you asked. Cheese board fabulous. Waiter supercilious and behaved as if job was beneath him.
Really unpleasant experience. Unfortunately I made transport error and arrived late- though I had phoned to explain. When I arrived the receptionist berated me publicly and warned me she wouldn’t hold a table again for me. If she’d told me she had to release table I would totally have understood. Anyway we sat down . Service was poor. The waiter didn’t understand the concept of two starters instead of starter and main. The duck salad was so chopped you’d have needed a spoon to consume. My prawns were delicious. The scallops were lovely but the purée was tepid. The wine didn’t arrive- I got up to find it and was then tasted white wine that was warming- it had been “ chilled” in melted ice water. The ice was replaced in the bucket but the wine was set on top so no chilling effect. Guests either side of us( too close) were experiencing similar difficulties . We asked for the bill. Then some eccentric posturing being fawned over us while pouting and whining in the most absurd manner tried to persuade us to stay. We couldn’t wait to get out. Big deal was made of service charge being removed - I wouldn’t have paid it anyway. I’ve dined in the Delaunay, Wolseys- super- this was poor. I was actually embarrassed as I was treating my daughter who was en route from Lisbon to Amsterdam
Fabulous food and ambience as always! Will definitely be returning
Our waiter was on the ball, front of house staff not so much had to ask them to take our coats. The. Tables are too close together, so much so that as we sat down we caught the table cloth and the salt and pepper fell on to the floor.
Delightful server. Made the evening!
Good food. Attractive venue.
Service efficient, though waiters surly and humourless.
Fantastic meal! Such amazing service (our waiter..Gaetano ...the perfect host!) The wine list here is also top notch. Would recommend this branch highly.
Great place with delicious food and quick service!
Food and service were excellent. However it is so noisy it is difficult to have a conversation.
Classy and charming environment. I met a colleague who was visiting from abroad. The service and the food, plus the beautiful decor gave that extra kick to the evening and helped leaving a positive memory to my guest.
The service finally is remarkable impeccable.
Delicious food and nice atmosphere , the desserts should be taste, all fanyastic
The room is welcoming and the staff ere good, but the food was disappointing, compared with the Ivy Market Grill in Covent Garden. I recommended the courgette fritti, but they weren't at all crispy. The arancini were delicious. Our shepherd's pies were OK, as was the hamburger but not great and the french beans were hard (much harder than al dente). The creme brulee was delicious.
Was all very average and feel like I could’ve had the same meal at my local Miller and carter for half the price. Staff accommodated our early arrival and greeting was very good.
table was cramped and loud, food was fine but no more than fine and service was somewhat slow (in terms of taking ordered and clearing the table between courses).
We still had a nice enough meal but I feel that this particular ivy falls far short of the experiences that we’ve had at both the Chelsea and Brighton restaurants in the chain.
Probably wouldn’t bother returning in all honesty
I arrived with my 9 yr old son for a quick lunch. I mentioned as soon as we were sat down we had a short amount of time. After 10 minutes I had to attract the attention of a waiter as everyone seemed to just ignore us. Everything after that was excellent, food and service. This did just cast a slight shadow on the lunch but wouldn't stop us going back again.