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The Ivy Castle View, Guildford
Tunsgate Quarter, 98-110 High Street
Guildford, GU1 3QY
  • Monday - Thursday: 09.00am-12am (last booking 10.15pm)
  • Friday: 09.00am-12:30am (last booking 10.15pm)
  • Saturday: 09.00am-12:30am (last booking 10.15pm)
  • Sundays: 09.00am-12am (last booking 9.45pm)

NEAREST STATION: Guildford (South Western Railway)

Frequently Asked Questions

Due to demand and changes in Government regulations, guests are now able to book our outdoor tables to dine with friends and family outside their household. Our outdoor terrace is equipped with heaters, however, we recommend dressing warmly outside.

Please note; terrace tables are assigned on a first come, first served basis and should the weather change, we unfortunately aren’t able to guarantee a table inside.

You can book a table 12 months in advance, and our reservation phone lines are open from 9am to 7pm, seven days a week. If you need to make a same day booking outside these hours. Just call 01483 920100 and we’ll transfer you directly to the restaurant.

For bookings of four guests or more, we’ll ask for credit or debit card details to secure your reservation. Should your plans change, you can call us to cancel any time up to 24 hours before your booking. After that you may incur a charge of £20 per person.

You can book online for up to 8 guests. We’re always happy to welcome larger groups, in our private dining rooms. Best to get in contact so we can advise you personally on the best options.

We welcome children of all ages. When you’re booking your table, please make sure all children in your group (even the babies) are included in your total number of guests.

And if you need a highchair or extra space for a pushchair. Just let us know when you book and we’ll take care of everything.

If you or a member of your group has an allergy, intolerance or any other special dietary requirements, just let us know when you book, and our team will be ready to accommodate on the day.

You can find all our menus on our website. We also have allergen charts available at the restaurant. Ask your server if you’d like to see one.

If your booking is for 12 guests or more, please contact our private dining team here.

Rather than booking multiple tables for the same group, we offer larger parties a bespoke booking service, with exclusive menus and private rooms.

Please visit our Private Dining Room for more information about large bookings.

Our nearest parking is a 3 min walk from the restaurant at either:

Tunsgate Quarter Car Park, Castle Hill, Guildford GU1, UK 

or

Castle Car Park, Sydenham Road, GU1 3RW

While we can’t process pre-payments or BACS transfers, you can buy gift vouchers on our website which can be used to pay for food and drink when you dine with us.

If you’d like to find out more, feel free to phone and ask us.

While we always do our very best to fulfil our guests’ requests, all tables are allocated on arrival and can’t be guaranteed in advance.

We don’t allow party decorations in the restaurant. That includes, but isn’t limited to, balloons, banners, confetti and glitter.

However, if you’d like to have a celebration cake, we’d be happy to help. Just let us know at least 48 hours before your booking and we’ll talk you through the available options.

You are, of course, more than welcome to bring your own celebration cake with you. Due to health and safety regulations, we won’t be able to serve it to you, but we can present it at your table after your meal and keep it aside for you to take with you when you leave.

We serve afternoon tea between 3pm and 4.45pm daily. Booking couldn’t be easier, just book a regular table between those times here.

You can find our afternoon tea menus here.

We’re happy to cater for special dietary requirements including non-gluten, vegan, pescatarian and vegetarian afternoon tea. Please contact the reservation team prior, giving them at least 48 hours’ notice.

We don’t have a waiting list, but you can see live, up-to-date availability on our website.

We don’t take reservations for drinks, but we’ll do our best to find you a place at the bar whether you’re waiting for your table, or just joining us for post dining cocktails.

Our dress code is smart casual.

Guide dogs and certified emotional support dogs are allowed in all our restaurants.

The Ivy Collection gift vouchers are available to purchase online here.

If you’d like to buy The Ivy Collection gift vouchers from our restaurants, simply ask our reception team.

For frequently asked questions and further details please click here.

Due to demand and changes in Government regulations, guests are now able to book our outdoor tables to dine with friends and family outside their household.

Please do note that should the weather change, we unfortunately aren’t able to guarantee a table inside. We will always accommodate you inside if there is availability but this is not guaranteed. We recommend calling our reservations team if it is due to rain to check if there is availability inside.

We currently have heaters on the terrace. We recommend dressing warmly outside as we approach the winter months.

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To make a reservation, please click here.

 

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