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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Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD40.46) per diner

£26 to £40

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The Gate Islington

370 St. John Street
Public transport:
Angel, Underground
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Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 37 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington

3.0 out of 5 19 July 2015
by Veronica R.

Light, bright, modern restaurant. The high ceiling makes it a bit noisy, but I like the airy atmosphere and the service was fairly good.

Although I like vegetables I don't usually go for vegetarian restaurants. However this one has really tasty dishes that won't make you miss your proteins. Fresh ingredients and interesting combinations of flavours like in the sweet potatoes and beetroot...more

4.0 out of 5 16 May 2015
by Joey C.

Seriously gourmet vegetarian place that turned me on to filling, delicious vegetarian food. It doesn't have to be boring at all!

The outside of the restaurant looks underwhelming, but the space is quite open inside with high ceilings.

At just a few steps away from the Sadler's Wells theatre, this is the perfect Pre theate spot.more

4.0 out of 5 22 April 2015
by Sarah A.

Went here last night with my friend who is vegan who was visiting London, lovely vegetarian restaurant close to Upper Street and Angel station so great location, doesn't look massively impressive from the outside but inside is really nice, lot's of space high ceilings.

I had the tortillas and my friend had the tofu thai red curry, tortillas were amazing, I love sweet potato but to have it...more

3.0 out of 5 4 April 2015
by Sandra G.

As one of my vegetarian friends was visiting me for the weekend, we went to The Gate, which is known for its international dishes and its inventiveness.

What I wasn't prepared for though, was how beautiful the place actually is! High ceilings and well stock bar: always a winning combination!

The starters were really rather good: the Mediterranean Peppers, filled with an artichoke & hazelnut...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

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