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The Old Ivy House

#8,663 of 19,164 Restaurants in London

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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Nice little venue, the drink selection isn’t your ordinary pub range and isn’t your typical craft range. It’s got a quirky and extremely great value food menu and a fun vibe inside. Always good service and a good time here. Even started coming into the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I am a frequent visitor to the Ivy but Monday 23rd will be my last time. Quite busy lunch time but no excuse for the poor service from the new waitress. Attire was dreadful, she forgot drink orders and side orders and her general dishevelled...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Friyay18
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Rude and extremely racist. Recently moved to live right around the corner. Atmosphere is always poor. There are many better alternatives a few meters away.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Alpa C
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I stopped here for a beer whilst local the bar area was clean and well presented the staff were friendly and polite as this bar was on the main street it would benefit from passing trade

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with friends and enjoyed sandwiches for £5. Service was friendly and quick. Nice ambiance. Board games available if you just want drinks in the evening.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sweaver14
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had dinner on a Saturday and noticed that the size of the clientele was well below average even with live telecast of soccer on 3 screens. We've walked past this pub on many occasions and decided to try out. We ordered...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank CKY281
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great welcoming pub with a good atmosphere and cheap drinks for a London location, my wife loves it in here, the foods good too.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Philip B
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I just stopped off to grab a pint and a bite to eat, nice choice of beers, and reasonable choice on the menu. What I ordered was very nice, the food was hot and well presented, and the service was quick. I will definitely stop...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank D5069IIneilr
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Unfortunately the food became much worse since when the management of the pub changed. The veggie pie became with time less tasty, then it disappeared from the menu. The veggie burger, once with portobello mushroom and goat cheese, is now made with a butternut squash...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank francescoesticazzi
Reviewed 15 September 2017

On a Monday you get half price main dishes. Excellent value, Fish and Chips was just so good. Veggie burger was very good and the Scampi was cooked with precision. Not one of us had a bad meal, service was excellent, no fuss and all...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
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