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The Ivy House

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Chalfont St. Giles ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
London Rd, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4RS, England
+44 1494 872184
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (9 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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London Rd, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4RS, England
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Reviews (194)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this restaurant quite by chance one Sunday when we were out for a ride on the motorbike. We thought we’d just stop in for a refreshing drink but were tempted by the menu. My partner chose roast chicken off the menu and...More

Thank Sandie00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family owned pub, always amazing food, great service. Pub is more pricey than your average in the area but the trip is always so good you don't mind paying it.More

Thank Shel B
AlfieMolinaro, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us Shel B. We are very glad you here you enjoy coming to visit. We spend time looking for the best quality produce and we do try to keep our pricing reasonable. Thanks again for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal at the Ivy House last night with friends. Staff really friendly, quiet and comfortable environment, a classy quality menu, tasty and well presented dishes, and pretty good value too. The Ivy House is now definitely on our list of places to...More

Thank michael_b_2
AndreaMaria771, Manager at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely comments Michael! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were served up a couple of pints of London Pride that looked as if they came straight out of the Thames. We opted to stay away from the pumps and went for a bottle of ESB for which they charged £6 a bottle! I...More

Thank Barloo
AndreaMaria771, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Barloo, I am terribly sorry that you didn't enjoy our London Pride. I can assure you that our lines are regularly cleaned and our barrels are always fresh. We have a great group of London Pride drinkers who come in to us several times...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for Sunday lunch on Fathers Day and were very impressed with the roast dinner. The ice cream was to die for. Friendly staff made us feel very welcome. We will go there again.

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and good service in this friendly pub. We can also take our dog which is why we often call in after our walks.

Thank Linzi B
AndreaMaria771, Manager at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks for the review Linzi! We do love dogs! Thanks for to visiting us.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I haven't eaten here - but heard guest saying how great the food is. Lovely pub in the heart of a lovely old village Recommended if you're in the area

AlfieMolinaro, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks RIOBOC! We look forward to welcoming you for some food next time.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great garden but too many kids and fawning adults with buggies in the restaurant and also puking kids. Good for a pint and a nibble in the garden but downbeat restaurant.More

Thank MarmiteBoy24
AlfieMolinaro, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Sorry to hear that you didnt have a very enjoyable visit with us. We take great pride in what we have done to the interior of our restuarant, we are always updating, painting and adding new things. We do apologise that you think our restaurant...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had a wonderful family meal on Boxing Day and have also visited again for ladies night out! The food and the service was excellent

Thank maureencollins09
AlfieMolinaro, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks for your reviews Maureen! Scary to think we are planning for the Festive season already, hopefully we get to see you before then. Many Thanks

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I have dined here a number of times and thought it was about time I posted a review. The Ivy House is between Amersham & Chalfont St Giles on the A413 easy to spot with ample parking although there are some steep steps from the...More

Thank Thomas R
AlfieMolinaro, Owner at The Ivy House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review for us Thomas. We are working with designers with our garden and we will try our best to cut out some of the traffic noise. Im very glad that your waiter delt with the issue with your meal...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Rd, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chalfont St. Giles
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 872184
A beautiful flint and brick old English inn, The Ivy House is right in the heart of the Chiltern Vale and renowned for its excellent food, real ales and extensive wine list. With quaint accommodation, it's also one of the best places to stay in the Chiltern Hills.Everyone gets a warm welcome at The Ivy House, and we pride ourselves on being one of the area's best child-friendly pubs. With baby changing facilities, outside seating and enough garden for the kids to enjoy, this is a great spot for a family meal. Just 40 minutes from central London, we're surrounded by stunning countryside that provides a great escape from the city. Walkers, ramblers and lovers of the outdoor can enjoy the area's open green spaces - and then a great meal at The Ivy House!
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