#FOURNews | 100 years of the Ivy

03 Feb 2017
2 min read
2017 marks the centenary year for the iconic London restaurant. To celebrate they will mark the occasion by unveiling a new dessert and a special set menu, along with a new cocktail menu launching at the end of February.
The Ivy 100 Years

The Ivy restaurant has been a firm fixture on London’s dining and social scene since its foundation in 1917. The restaurant and private room upstairs are the epitome of glamour – now more than ever after a triumphant redesign in 2015 by the acclaimed Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. With its shimmering central bar, signature harlequin stained-glass windows, oak panelling and striking contemporary art collection, the longevity of this most British of dining institutions is ensured.

Renowned for its food, Executive Chef Gary Lee creates balanced seasonal menus that place The Ivy classics alongside a contemporary global palette, incorporating more Asian dishes, salads and vegetables, and a “sea and shells” section. Meanwhile, Director Fernando Peire and his experienced team deliver the unfaltering service for which The Ivy has become celebrated for worldwide, over the years.

In this, its centenary year, there will be a host of special events lined up to celebrate both the past and future of this unique restaurant.To celebrate The Ivy’s centenary, the ever-popular pre and post theatre menu will showcase classic dishes from The Ivy’s vast repertoire. The two course menu priced at £19.17 (to commemorate the year of opening) is available to book from Wednesday, 25 January until Thursday, 27 April 2017.

A beautiful new dessert entitled ‘A Window to The Ivy’, which has been designed to look like the iconic windows of the restaurant, will feature on the dessert menu throughout 2017. The centenary dessert incorporates a rich chocolate mousse and chocolate sponge, which is filled with a velvety cherry centre. The dessert will be available to enjoy from Wednesday, 25 January.

Click hereto view a sample of the menu. The menu is available from 2.30pm –6pm & after 10pm (Monday-Thursday) and all day on Sundays.

To find out more, click here |the-ivy.co.uk