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Chutney Ivy

41 Halford Street | Opposite Curve theatre., Leicester LE1 1TR, England
+44 116 251 1889
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“lamb dish” (7 reviews)
“nan bread” (4 reviews)
“jalfrezi” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
41 Halford Street | Opposite Curve theatre., Leicester LE1 1TR, England
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1 - 10 of 397 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I attended after a night at the nearby Athena. From the beginning they seemed uninterested in us, even though there was only about 8 customers. We waited 20 minutes for poppadoms. We ordered food which still hadn't arrived after an hour even...More

Thank PhileasP1
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Thank you for your note and bringing this to our attention; it's certainly not the normal experience of our guests. I will be bringing this to the attention of the Directors and do apologise if the evening left a bad taste in your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chutney Ivy put on a Groupon offer for a 12 course taster menu, and having been there in the past and thoroughly enjoyed it, I thought that it would make an excellent birthday present for my sister-to enjoy a night out without the kids and...More

Thank Ojman
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Omjan, I'm so sorry your sister and husband didn't receive the level of service that you expected - we do understand your frustration. We love welcoming and wowing all clients, whether on Groupon or otherwise. I don't know the full ins and outs of...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Been here twice in past 3 moths, both times base on food and service it was very good! first visit was with a group of 20 work mates, set menu was great and food lovely. Next time it was a buffet in their venue downstairs,...More

Thank Sun-eater70
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Sun-eater70 You've made us very happy bunnies this morning; thank you for your comments, which I'll share with the team. Hope to see you very soon - we're already taking bookings for Christmas parties, so if you fancy making this year's party the hottest...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Really disappointed with my visit on Saturday to this 'award winning' restaurant. The service was average, we shared a menu, drink service was slow and my tikka masala was the blandest I have ever eaten. My Nan bread was also tasteless. After hearing good reviews...More

Thank Nicola E
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Nicola, Thanks for getting in touch and I'll certainly make the team aware of this note. Can you advise which email address you used to get in touch? Email is usually one of the most effective ways of reaching us, in this busy restaurant, so...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Food is not that great will give 3/10. Waiting time is too long, took ages to bring. Customer service is good. Overpriced, not even worth going.More

Thank Noor M
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to drop us a line with your comments, which I've passed on to the team. I don't know the full background to this matter, as you didn't raise it at the time, but may I point out that any...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I visited Chutney Ivy on a Thursday evening for a birthday meal with my family. We decided to try it based on their recent success at the curry awards and booked a table for 7:30. We were seated, ordered 3 beers, which were served to...More

1  Thank Louis E
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Louis, Thank you for your note. Obviously, I'm disappointed that your Chutney Ivy experience didn't live up to your expectations. I will bring up this review with the restaurant team, so I do appreciate your feedback and we do try to make our guest experience...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely tasty hot meal with 2 other couples.great location.good service.good cobra.decent price.

Thank scottydog1971
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi Scottydog1971 Great to hear from you and glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Glad we ticked all the boxes with location, service and price. Bingo! Hope to see you again soon, Kevin

Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Chutney Ivy is just across the street from the Curve Theatre, and they have a pre-dinner set menu. They are good at making sure you get your food in time so that you don't have to worry about being late for the show. This...More

Thank MFB1968
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Good Morning, Thanks so much for sending us your comments and feedback. We're very lucky having the Curve theatre on our doorstep and it's why we ensure our pre-theatre dining is quick and delicious, so you don't miss the opening of the show. Just as...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went here on a business trip to Leicester. Chose it because it was Michelin listed and almost next door to my hotel. Not very busy but it was later on a Thursday evening so probably quiet anyway. Very clean and modern; you can watch the...More

Thank Steve W
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Morning Steve, Some great feedback, thank you and we're super-happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. I'll definitely pick some of these points up with the restaurant management team. Hope to see you again soon, Kevin

Reviewed 30 August 2017

The place was lovely and the owner was very nice and friendly but the food out of all the vegetarian dishes only one I would recommend was really nice. Starters were to oily but papadoms were good (you can't go wrong with papadoms) overall will...More

Thank divastar2016
ChutneyIvy, Public Relations Manager at Chutney Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Good Morning, Apologies for the slight delay in replying to you. Thank you for your feedback and comments. I'll certainly share them with the management team. On a positive, which was the vegetarian dish that you liked? We're always updating and improving our menu and...More

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BigChristoff
23 January 2017|
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Response from BigChristoff | Reviewed this property |
k a l k I think you're trying to be facetious or score a silly point the vast majority of white people are not Muslim and the vast majority of Muslims are a shade of brown or black so why not deal with the key issue that I... More
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Shamma J
21 March 2015|
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Response from shaf i | Property representative |
Hi Shamma Thank you for your query. Apologies for my late response as this has only now come to my attention. I can confirm the poultry and lamb served at Chutney Ivy are Halal. Jalalabad supermarket on Sparkenhoe Street is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Halford Street | Opposite Curve theatre., Leicester LE1 1TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 251 1889
  • E-mail
Description
**Restaurant of the Year 2017** - Leicester Curry Awards. Chutney Ivy is a multiple award winning restaurant serving delicious Indian cuisine that's cooked using traditional methods with modern twists. This contemporary-styled restaurant has been recognized by Michelin Guide for the past 7 years. This two-storey restaurant also offers a self-contained basement bar and club, which is perfect for corporate events or parties. Located opposite Curve Theatre, Chutney Ivy also proudly offers a pre-theatre menu.
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