October 27, 2018.Reading time 7 minutes.
I’m trying very hard to like the Ivy Cafe chain; I want to like it. In theory it should be perfect: a famous, indeed iconic, name; the attraction of grand, sumptuous cafes of the Parisian kind serving great food. In practice, I never fail to be disappointed. Some of my friends love them and can’t […]
April 25, 2017.Reading time 10 minutes.
The Ivy Café opened in Richmond last week and my friend Liz kindly offered to take me there as a birthday treat. I was pleased to get the chance to try it out so soon after the opening but also slightly uncertain of how I might find it. I say this because it was going […]
July 21, 2015.Reading time 8 minutes.
I’m in the Covent Garden area a lot and recently when I spied The Ivy Market Grill had appeared on a corner of the Piazza at the junction with Henrietta Street, I made a mental note that I must try it. I’ve never been to the famous Ivy but this offshoot had to be worth a […]