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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)
16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)
16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)
Very famous restaurant, lovely food and wine, A-List Celebrities
Location: 1 West Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NE
Description: First opened in 1917, The Ivy restaurant established its heyday in the 1930s being greatly favoured by those in the theatrical world. Famous diners from this era include Noel Coward and Laurence Olivier.
The heyday has continued undiminished as have the close associations with film and theatre, stars and personalities. Today is more of the same - fine food and wine and A-List Celebrities abound...