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The Gate Islington
370 St. John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1V 4NN
- +44 20 7278 5483
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
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
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
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
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