The Gate Islington


The Daniel brothers have been running London"s most successful vegetarian restaurant since 1989. We have received numerous citations of excellence from various bodies and been nominated for several food awards over the years, winning Timeout's 'Best Vegetarian Meal' award in 1992. We source our ingredients with care, using only the freshest produce and organic where possible including free. We always have a selection of vegan dishes or vegan options. The wine menu offers a selection of organic, vegetarian, vegan, bio dynamic & natural wines. We try to be aware of our carbon footprint and try reducing it by recycling our waste and buying where possible from companies that are carbon offsetting. We hope you enjoy you visit, Adrian & Michael Daniel

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The Gate Islington

370 St. John Street
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Angel, Underground
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Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 30 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington

3.0 out of 5 14 March 2015
by Suzie V.

Amazing food. Just wish I could afford it more often as it is terribly expensive. The interior of the restaurant felt a bit cold, but the service was warm and friendly. There are definitely better vegetarian restaurants in London which are less expensive if you're looking for something truly special, but we wanted to splash out on our anniversary and I'm happy we went!more

5.0 out of 5 21 February 2015
by Stacy H.

A delicious-looking menu was topped only by the deliciousness and presentation of our vegetarian delights. I was so pleased with the range of vegetables on the menu - many places think sticking seitan or tofu into a dish that would normally contain meat is enough, not thinking creatively about the wondrous possibilities of vegetation. The Gate does this, with elegantly designed and flavored...more

2.0 out of 5 15 February 2015
by Scott C.

Had heard great things about The Gate but came away very disappointed on my first try.

First, there was some confusion with service, we ordered olives to start, and were then told they just served the last one. The waitress then just left. No apology or asking if we'd like something else instead. Not a great start.

Our mains arrived - very quickly.

We ordered the Aubergine Schnitzel, which...more

4.0 out of 5 14 November 2014
by Meike B.

A visit to the original Gate in Hammersmith has always been a special treat - one that I haven't indulged in for too many years. I remember saving up for a meal there when I was much younger. I used to be vegetarian and the choice of decent restaurants was very limited. The Gate and Blah Blah Blah always stood out.

I have since started eating meat again, but I still favour interesting...more

3.0 out of 5 16 October 2014
by Hina M.

I am so conflicted in giving The Gate three stars versus five. It's such a huge discrepancy, but I think it needs to be done. I have been to this place almost 5 times, and have had great experiences and mixed experiences.

First, the good. I love that this place just elevates the goodness of vegetarian food instead of making faux meat dishes. I have been to those places, and it is almost...more

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