The Gate Islington

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The Gate Islington

370 St. John Street
+44 20 7278 5483
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4.0 out of 5 based on 49 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington

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 16 December 2015
by Claire R.

I had a perfectly pleasant lunch here.

My sweet potato and pomegranate salad was good, could have done with a little more crunch. My friend Jane had the rotolo, which was beautifully presented and she enjoyed the flavours. To drink I had a Sauvignon blanc which was below par, tasted more like a Riesling. Coffee after the meal was excellent, gorgeous rich roast.more

3.0 out of 5 23 November 2015
by Jill S.

I prefer to eat vegan and while my husband doesn't, I was thrilled when he made reservations for us at The Gate. We had the bread with olive oil, courgette flower (chose the vegan prepared option), a glass of red wine, beer, and for the mains he had the thali while I had the Asian dumplings. The bread was ok, the wine and beer were ok, and the thail was just ok. I really liked the courgette...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

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

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