Fodor's Expert Review The Ivy
London's onetime most famous celebrity haunt and West End landmark is still so popular it receives over a thousand calls a day. Established as an Italian café in 1917, today it's still where London's wealthiest dine on haddock and chips, Thai-baked sea bass, and good ol' English classics like Shepherd's pie and sticky toffee pudding. Perch at the coral onyx dining bar in pink mohair-backed seats, and enjoy some of the best free theater in town.
1–5 West St.
London, Greater London WC2H 9NQ, England
- Celebrity-filled history
- Famed house staples like grilled calf\'s liver
- Great people-watching