Just moments from Upper Street and Sadler’s Wells, The Gate boasts a menu featuring solely vegetarian and vegan food.
Here, classic dishes are given a veggie-only twist, with the likes of red Thai curry or aubergine schnitzel, and there are plenty of meze-style starters to share.
Take your pick from a range of cocktails featuring flowers, vegetables and herbs, from a lychee Bellini to a Cucumber Cooler featuring gin, cucumber, ginger and lime.
The Gate also has restaurants in Marylebone and Hammersmith.
Prices and Opening Times
|Typical meal price||From £25.00 per diner|
£25 and under
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Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 22.15pm
Sunday: 12pm to 9.30pm
Venue Details & Map
The Gate Islington
370 St John StreetLondonEC1V 4NN
- +44 (0)20 7278 5483
Top 5 reviews of The Gate Islington
So I didn't realize it was Vegitarian/Vegan when we saw it on yelp. We sit down and the carnivore in me immediately notices there's nothing with a face on the menu. So we started with the Mediterranean Tart and a Miso Glazed Aubergine. The Aubergine was surprisingly tasty, while the tart was also a real treat. I then had the broccoli salad, which was also surprisingly good. We drank a bottle... 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
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
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