About 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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Prices and Opening Times

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

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

4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington

4.0 out of 5 10 June 2014
by Bobby S.

Dang! This place was off the hook. Busy but not too loud. Delicious Syrah. Great selection of vegetarian noms. Not too expensive. Easy to get to. My only quam is that the bathrooms could have been nicer.more

3.0 out of 5 10 May 2014
by Ingrina C.

I'm a pescetarian, but I usually prefer to eat vegetarian when I go out for meals. My husband made reservations for my birthday, and I was very much looking forward to it. We got 3 courses that all sounded interesting and promised a lot of flavour.

Well, what we got was a LOT of flavours. Too many flavours. It started to taste like they just crammed a bundle of randomly chosen flavours and...more

1.0 out of 5 25 March 2014
by Diane Z.

Ok, I'm not a vegetarian, but I'm a lover of good food. I came with an open mind and empty stomach, but left with nothing but a mushy, unsatisfied feeling in my tummy.

Had the sweet potato and beet tortillas. The fillings were overwhelming in mushy, cloying sweetness. The textures were just mush wrapped in tortilla. The beets were better than the sweet potatoes though, but overall, not...more

4.0 out of 5 7 February 2014
by Chris F.

I'd been looking forward to coming here since I found out about it and The Gate certainly didn't disappoint!

The oil and breads appetiser was very tasty. It was the soup starter that first seriously impressed though. We both went for a butternut squash, coconut milk and chilli soup and it was one of the loveliest soups I've ever had. Just about perfect!

For the main course I went for...more

4.0 out of 5 11 January 2014
by Ben W.

Had dinner there last night with the wife. I'm not typically a vegetarian restaurant fan but this one was pretty good.

Service was great, it's a nice setting and the food was tasty.

Wife and I both enjoyed our meals, I thought there might have an over reliance on rocket in the salad to pad it out but then I guess Vego's see rocket as a main food type whereas I see it as an enhancer. Anyway,...more

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