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 (USD40.07) per diner

£26 to £40

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The Gate Islington

370 St. John Street
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Angel, Underground
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Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 40 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington

3.0 out of 5 24 August 2015
by Sarah C.

Lovely quick dinner, tad expensive for what it is but the desert was really worth it!

Will definitely be back.more

3.0 out of 5 8 August 2015
by Alex S.

The Gate was lovely, and big ups to them for letting us stroll in and get a quick seat without a reservation.

Agreed with Joey C.'s comment that, from the outside, the restaurant is not particularly noteworthy - turns out, I've unknowingly walked past The Gate many a time. Inside, however, the space really opens up and it feels light and uncluttered.

There is a wide range of drink options -...more

5.0 out of 5 2 August 2015
by Ana O.

Food was delicious and lovely presented :) had the roasted pumpkin, dolcelatte and sage tart for starter. It was delicious. Then we had aubergine teriyaki and butternut rotolo - the butternut rotolo was divine! And then for dessert we had the rosewater panna cotta and fruit summmer trifle. All was delicious, including the red wine (can't remember which one we chose).

Service was 4 stars. The...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

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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