The Gate Islington

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The Gate Islington

370 St. John Street
+44 20 7278 5483
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 54 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington

5.0 out of 5 14 August 2016
by Dave S.

Fully believe what they say; not just a good vegetarian restaurant, a good restaurant overall. Speaking as a carnivore, the food is more than filling and is packed with flavor. The polenta fries were cooked to perfection and I had a potato & feta creation which felt clean and filling. Great place to go if you're in need of some restorative food after a hard night out (like I...more

4.0 out of 5 27 July 2016
by Sunny K.

I really want to give this place 5 stars! But the issue is that I have been slightly underwhelmed both times I've visited. Still, I will continue to return, as veggie restaurants deserve all the support they can get! This time around I had the veggie burger - the menu was a lil misleading as I thought the patty would be made from jackfruit, (as using it as a meat substitute certainly seems to...more

4.0 out of 5 8 June 2016
by Yon B.

The gate is a serves up a decent vegetarian fair, able to satisfy even the meat eaters among you. The atmosphere is lively and relaxed. The staff are really friendly and chilled.

The thing that stops them being five stars is that their dishes are a bit hit and miss. I had a brilliant wild mushroom dish for a main but my sister had the artichoke hearts and they really didnt have much going on...more

4.0 out of 5 25 April 2016
by Avadhut P.

Being a vegan, finding places like the Gate is quite exhilarating. I won't lie, I decided to come here for lunch with friends only because I looked at their desert menu and saw vegan eaton mess on it. Eaton-fucking-mess! That too vegan. I would've eaten through a bucket of raw kale to get to the eaton mess. But thankfully it did not come to that.

For starters we had the miso-glazed aubergine,...more

3.0 out of 5 24 September 2015
by Caroline L.

I'm not a vegetarian, but some of my friends are and I'm always a bit scared when they say "oh I know this great veggie restaurant". For me going out to a restaurant is too indulge yourself, so I'm not super excited at the though of eating tofu and salad.

BUT - The Gate offers a really various, gourmet selection of veggie delicacies. Who knew you could do so many different dishes with only...more

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