The Ivy Cafe | Marylebone

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On Wednesday, myself and my photographer Iona paid a visit to my favourite restaurant in the whole of London, The Ivy. Renowned for it's indulgent rich food, it draws in an affluent clientelle including many of Londons A-list celebrities including the Royal family!

I read the other day that if you live near one of The Ivy's it increases your house price by 10%! I knew there was a reason why this was my favourite restaurant....

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The Starter

We had x2 glasses of Champagne on arrival with Truffle arancini balls, which were DIVINE, it made me feel like I was back in Paris. They were gone in a matter of seconds, put it that way. For our starter, we had a smoked salmon & crab on rye bread, which was very fresh and light and was a perfect option before my (admittedly heavy) main I had chosen. The salmon was not too salty either which I liked, & this can often ruin a dish for me!

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The Main

The first time I came here I had the fishcake for main, sat on a creamy bed of spinach with a soft poached egg and a creamy hollandaise sauce, I nearly fell off my chair, in fact, I even dreamt about it the following week it was SO good and told everyone at work about it. This time I decided to treat myself and went for the fillet steak with some glorious sides which included the truffle chips and the sweet potato dish with yoghurt & pesto, it was one of the best sides I have ever ordered in a restaurant, don't worry I didn't fall off my chair again. The manager recommended some lovely white wine to match our steak (I don't drink red) and we were slowly working ourselves into a food coma. The steak was deffinitly up there with some of the best I've ever had, 

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The Dessert 

Scroll down to the bottom and watch the video, words cannot describe the joy this brought me.

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The Service

We were greeted by one of the happiest servers I've ever met haha, he was brilliant and extremely positive and funny, we enjoyed the service a lot, this specific waiter made our experience 10 times more enjoyable. The food and the service was impeccable, and it always is every time I come here, hence why it's my favourite restaurant in London, I never leave disappointed. If you fancy coming here for lunch or a special occasion, feel free to DM me on Instagram or shoot me an email regarding any questions about the restaurant lefashionfetish@hotmail.com. Alternatively book your table below :) but don't forget to watch the video of my dessert, it's not one to be missed!

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And finally... the infamous chocolate bomb

...click play below and say no more.