The Ivy arrives to a champagne welcome

Business and media turn out in force as The Ivy Temple Row opens doors

The Ivy Temple Row welcomed more than 200 guests from across the city’s business and media communities to officially announce its arrival in Birmingham. Guests enjoyed an evening of Champagne and canapés as the three-floor restaurant showcased what it will bring to the city. As well as exploring the bar, mezzanine and private dining room, the visitors sampled signature Ivy cocktails, the brand’s own craft lager and a selection of food ranging from truffle arancini to crème brûlée doughnuts.


1 Aktar Islam, Judi Gilbert, Brad Pattni, Chrissi Wolfe

2 Wendy Yip, Dave Massey, David Gregory-Kumar

3 Richard Loftus, Harj Millington, Amy Williams, Grace Coniry, Winnie Nip

4 Andrew Fox, Suzanne Virdee

5 Katy Paddock, Michele Wilby, Alan Sharman, Daniel Delgado

6 Ruth Pipkin, David Pardoe

7 Hayley Pearce, Fionnuala Bourke, Paul Fulford

8 Barry Sherwin, Charley Springall, Saptal Sherwin, Mark Caswell

Photography by Jas Sansi