Open The Gate is a cultural venue dedicated to the promotion and celebration of African and black culture through art, music, cultural and social activities.

The centre has a restaurant offering unique cuisine combining home-made authentic African cuisine, as well as Caribbean and Mediterranean dishes.

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33-35 Stoke Newington Road
N16 8BJ
+44 (0)20 7503 6099
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Birthdays

1.0 out of 5 21 November 2015
by Robert B.

Burgers are almost as terrible as the attitude of the staff that gave us some real grief when asking for cutlery.more

2.0 out of 5 28 October 2015
by Alex S.

Oh Birthdays.

Here's what I really like about you: your food. You run some amazing pop-ups and the food is great. I've had poutine and wings and burgers and it's all been great.

And then I pretty much dislike everything else.

Birthday's is not going to be my scene. It's loud, it's packed, it's a boozer spot for people who like to drink and drink hard. But more than that, there are so many...more

4.0 out of 5 25 September 2015
by Amina I.

Great place to start the night!

Can manage a conversation and dance at the same time; well not necessarily at the same time.more

2.0 out of 5 16 August 2015
by Andy G.

Well, the place itself is nice, and convenient. Drinks here are expensive, as is the food.

The food is lucky chip burgers so I ordered the royale with cheese, then realised fries are extra so went for the chilli cheese fries.

Burger was overdone and the chilli cheese fries are about half the portion I get from meat mission. Also, it was all really salty, I rarely add salt to any meals so...more

2.0 out of 5 5 July 2015
by Mark T.

Specifically asked the price of drinks before ordering and was told the wrong price and then was served a pint after asking for a taste.

Service definitely leaves a lot to be desired!more

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