The Ivy Soho Brasserie

4.3
3282 reviews
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British
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  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
The Ivy Soho Brasserie is located on Broadwick Street, one of Soho’s most popular areas.
Decorated with artworks inspired by Soho’s music scene, as well as William Blake (Broadwick’s most famous resident), the space is made up of a restaurant, bar, private dining room and terrace with Parisian-style seating. Open seven days a week, the modern British menu will be available from dawn till dusk for local workers, residents, shoppers and visitors to enjoy. Being located in Soho, the brasserie will have a DJ spinning music every Friday and Saturday from 7pm and on weekends during brunch until close.
The Ivy Soho Brasserie’s look and feel has been created by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and notable features include an onyx bar, bronze pendant lighting, marble floor tiles, polished parquet and a mixture of burnt orange leather and velvet banquettes and bar stools.
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London
1 review
Dined 14 hours ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

Great decor, good food but service a bit slower than expected. It was quiet and Sunday so I get that staff is a bit relaxed but could be bit more attentive. It was anyway good early dinner. Worth to visit and for sure will be back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic food, excellent service, great ambience for late night dining and a really good value meal!

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HK
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

Good vibe and setting. Very average food and service.

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R
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love this place. Was not my first time and won’t be my last. Superb for catching up with friends to birthdays.
Love it

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SE
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

We had the pre theatre menu. The decor and atmosphere were great, although the steak was unseasoned, chewy and tasted mainly of smoke. Service charge was added, plus a £3.95 supplement for the steak, which made the whole meal bad value. I wish I had dined elsewhere.

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RS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The food was very good!
However I’m a bit disappointed with the organisation in regards to my partner’s birthday.
When we arrived and gave our name, the lady at reception revealed that she knew it was my partner ‘s birthday, which ruined the surprise. Also, they said that at the end of tue dinner they would come to the table with a slice of cake or something else, with a candle for his birthday, but they didn’t.
It was a little disappointing.

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PH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As usual a perfect afternoon spent in my favourite restaurant. I mislaid my shopping bag and the staff went to such great lengths to look for me. Outstanding ambiance and service absolutely love this place.

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s
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

The black Cod is always a lovely dish - when it’s packed it’s a bit over crowded

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GB
London
22 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent. Perfect from start to finish. :-) :-) :-)

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t
East Sussex
28 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and delicious food. The soup was incredible

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LE
London
13 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food and service was amazing would recommend to anyone I will be returning very soon

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MG
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Once again a very enjoyable meal with excellent service

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h
London
61 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

There are many Ivy’s now and they are priced very sensibly all with magnificent decor. The food and service is excellent.......but portions are now much less than before which is a shame. Overall good value for a top chain of restaurants.

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P
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

Did a reservation for 7, they obviously know because they took my credit card details on reservation. However when we arrived they were expecting me to have a guest number of 2, OUTRAGEOUS and rude in my opinion! Long wait, not even menu were given after we repeatedly asked for it. Overall we waited for about an hour. Coffee took half an hour to serve. Staff are very courteous and polite but obviously not enough coverage for a restaurant this big. Feel sorry for the staff around a business area where I could see many are having business breakfasts, the long waiting time is not acceptable. We refused to pay service charge and it was accepted. Food were priced ok, not unacceptable, food choices were ok, will like to see more vegan option. Will not go back for business breakfast or lunch. Will go back for leisure, maybe.

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OT
London
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exceptional service and very friendly/helpful staff

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OT
London
23 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I hosted a business lunch here and found it to be perfect. The noise level was minimal, food and service was to high standard.

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OT
London
21 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great meal. Service and food both excellent. Would recommend!

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J
London
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good food in a nice but vibrant atmosphere. Nice, modern and relaxed interior. Very good and friendly service.

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SP
London
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic lunch. Service was amazing and the food was delicious.

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OT
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Great service. Great location. But loud

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JP
London
17 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved it, but we had trouble finding it please look at directions for your web site

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OT
London
23 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was delicious. Guy at the reception/concierge nice and helpful.

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OT
London
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely incredible experience; great food and even better service.

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CH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My friend and I were celebrating our birthdays. Lovely venue, very friendly, welcoming, staff. Very attentative, catered to our every need. Delicious food, The chef even sent out a complimentary birthday desert which was a surprise treat for us!
Highly recommend, close proximity to theatres.

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GS
London
19 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had the scallops and classic fish and chips . Excellent service and food

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OT
London
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

great food and great experience. friendly and welcoming.

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JB
London
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

Whilst the food was excellent the service was patchy, we had to ask 2 different wait staff twice for ice, a glass of red wine didn’t appear until we repeatedly asked for it & the side orders didn’t arrive together. Great food but the staff let the experience down by appearing undertrained

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GH
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 1

This was 30th trip was highly looking forward to dining in the ivy , as we have been to are local one many of times in Manchester we knew we would be in safe hands- but to all 8 girls this was disappointing. First they give us all different menus, second are drinks took 40 mins to arrive, third the starters arrived but missed one out, four one the girls mains came out wrong , further 10 mins she waited while the rest us had food to be told they had ran out of the request meal- she was left with nothing - they took off a round of drinks and said she wouldn’t have to pay for
Her main!!! That never came! Once the bill was settled they also charge us for starter that never arrived- the only thing the manager “Callum Neild” did was give us a business card and said next time we could of champagne, which none of the girls live in London this was a special occasion for my 30th which the restaurant was aware, it was upsetting and left all girls feeling deflated and one left with no meal at all. Could of received better service in a weatherspoons than what we where given in this restaurant and for more than half the price off the 300 pound bill we had at the end. Disgraceful when you think off it like that not the service we expected.

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K
London
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Really fresh, delicious menu - a struggle to choose!

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KM
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 2

We enjoyed our visit and the meal was excellent - however it was DJ night and although the music was fine - it was too loud. I'm not deaf but you just have to shout across the table to be heard. Personally, I really don't like this - so unnecessary. I suppose that I am in a minority - sign of the times!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

First comment was about vacating the table after 1.5 hours then 15 minutes before drinks order. Just finished dessert when time was up. Offered stools at bar but standing room only. Menu good and cocktails reasonably priced.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

My sisters came first time to London , I chose ivy to make them feel special .
I was disappointed as I didn’t really feel we were looked after.
We didn’t pay service charge , the waiter didn’t even ask why .

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K
London
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic place to eat. Dined outside for brunch with friends - delicious food, great atmosphere and lovely staff.

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DS
London
8 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Lovely restaurant, good service, buzzy place.
They seem to have a problem chilling wine. On several occasions the Rose wine has been barely cold. And what is it with putting your wine in a bucket miles away from your table and having to ask the waiter time and time again to fill the glasses on the table. Sort it out Ivy.
Also, VERY disappointed they are STILL using plastic straws in their cocktails - not very acceptable any more in this day and age, is it?

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GS
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 3

Unfortunately both the staff members that served us were not particularly friendly and at one point actually quite rude. We felt rushed by the end and I'm afraid it did affect the experience which was a pre-wedding celebration with a friend.

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PK
London
15 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

Service was terrible. Three of us received our food and the fourth diner had to wait ten minutes for his. When highlighted to the wait staff there was no rush to sort the error out.

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JM
London
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely place a little pricey but worth it great place to socialise and food is great too!

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MO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Maggie was absolutely incredible! A true professional! Made us feel at home and welcome from the moment we arrived. Thankyou!!

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PB
London
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing customer service- Turley a lovely dinning experience- only issue we asked for some water was given bottled when all other tables had tap water, would prefer to be given the option but overall amazing experience loved it will be going back

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m
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

We booked for 10:30pm, arrived from theater at 10:40pm, they siad the kitchen was about to close, and they were not sure if we could have dinner. It ended up having dinner but it was a rushed affair. Next time just don't accept 10:30pm reservations.

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