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The Ivy House

London Rd, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4RS, England
+44 1494 872184
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
London Rd, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4RS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This pub has a talented chef, we ordered four different meals, they all arrived at the same time, all the right temperature, artistically and appetisingly presented and they all tasted as good as they looked. The service was very good and attentive. The warm coal...More

Thank Lee O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet again , Judy and her wonderful team produced a fantastic meal , this time for nine and two babies in buggies ! I went with my three adult children and four grandchildren aged four to three weeks ! Judy gave us a large table...More

Thank Sallysunlover
AndreaMaria771, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write a lovely review. I am very happy to hear you had an enjoyable day. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a company dinner here and the service was brilliant - very happy staff and quick service could complain about absolutely nothing

Thank Belinda L
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were looking forward to our Sunday lunch @ The Ivy House and were not disappointed. The roasts were delicious, and despite being a busy Sunday with a party of 28, the service was excellent, food hot, wholesome & full of home cooked flavour, well...More

Thank hilary_hudson
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, the food was fantastic confit duck on a bed of cassoulet with pieces of Toulouse sausage it was rich and hearty. All the meals looked great and the service was top notch. Pub is decorated with the same care and attention as the food...More

Thank Finbarnet
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

It is about three years since we last went to the Ivy House and having heard they have recently hired a new chef we thought we would go back. We were very pleasantly rewarded. The food and service were excellent. Of particular note was the...More

Thank TheSelectiveDiner
AndreaMaria771, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review we are delighted that you had an enjoyable visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed here whilst attending a nearby party. The staff were all very friendly as was the host. The breakfast was good and they couldn’t do enough. Only downside is we had the back bedroom which was tiny and backed onto the kitchen vent so you...More

Thank AH1969
AndreaMaria771, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are in the process of redecorating all the bathrooms. We are also aware of the kitchen vent problems and are in the process of fixing it. Thank you.

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Took the family out for Sunday lunch, midway between all of us so i though a perfect place, and was i right, the food, service and atmosphere was all first class. there was eight of us eating so it was a busy table, everything came...More

Thank Shawn K
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best Sunday roast dinners I’ve ever had. Lovely pub, really busy and decent service.... very impressed and will be back soon. Beef & Lamb shank cooked to perfection.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food - highly recommend the ivy house. Booking is advised. The Sunday roast was exceptional. Then onto the puddings !! Which are out of this world ! Will be going back. 👍🏼

Thank MrsPink40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Rd, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chalfont St. Giles
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 872184
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Description
A beautiful flint and brick old English inn, The Ivy House is right in the heart of the Chiltern Vale and renowned for its excellent food, real ales and extensive wine list. With quaint accommodation, it's also one of the best places to stay in the Chiltern Hills.Everyone gets a warm welcome at The Ivy House, and we pride ourselves on being one of the area's best child-friendly pubs. With baby changing facilities, outside seating and enough garden for the kids to enjoy, this is a great spot for a family meal. Just 40 minutes from central London, we're surrounded by stunning countryside that provides a great escape from the city. Walkers, ramblers and lovers of the outdoor can enjoy the area's open green spaces - and then a great meal at The Ivy House!
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