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All 66 Saffron Walden Restaurants

The Gate

74 Thaxted Road | Saffron Walden, Saffron Walden, England
01799 522 321
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This was my third visit to this restaurant and I was again treated to a fabulous meal. This time I was with a party of ten and the service was just as great as for a smaller group. I had spaghetti with seafood and it was teaming with loads of different types of seafood and was totally scrummy. Thank you.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I booked a table for 10 on a Tuesday evening in late August and we were surprised to see how full it was:almost every table was occupied. Everyone seemed to enjoy the meal and some raved about how lovely the food was and very reasonably priced. I particularly enjoyed the apple in filo pastry, which had a little of everything:... More

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Saffron Walden, UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had a lunchtime meal recently which was pleasant enough - food was quite nice, decent portion size and was ok value for money. The setting is fairly pleasant and as it was a Monday lunchtime it was fairly quiet. This is the second time that I have eaten here and left with the same impression from both visits - on... More

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cambridge
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My family and I have been coming here weekly for the past 4 years and every time the food and service has been fantastic. The food is consistently excellent. The seabass ravioli is a particular favourite. Thank-you Andrea, Danny and all the staff. Keep up the good work, I look forward to the next 4 years. x

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We visit the gate generally for a takeaway every couple of weeks and have done so since it opened. As you walk in the smells evoke all my memories of being on holiday in naples. The pizzas are superb and the service excellent. Very good value for money too!

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Saffron Walden, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Everyone I know is impressed with 'The Gate' - excellent Italian food, served without fuss in a spotlessly clean environment, don't just take my word for it, try and you will be convinced.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Gate is an exceptional Italian restaurant. I've visited it several times, and the food has never been short of absolutely fantastic! The atmosphere and the friendly staff make it all the more brilliant.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

avoid the Italian-chain restaurants on the High Street in Saffron Walden and visit Andrea and the rest of the team at the Gate on Thaxted Road. Easier to park, delicious homemade pizzas in a traditional wood fire oven, play equipment (wooden fort) outside for the children and a warm welcome awaits. We have eaten here as a family of 3... More

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Essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were recommended The Gate by neighbours and were delighted that we tried it. Six of us dined and everyone enjoyed their meal tremendously - we ordered a variety of dishes from steak and pizza to seafood spaghetti and sea bass. All were delicious. They even supply yummy wood-fired pizza base 'bread' free of charge, which is almost unheard of... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Had no idea that this innocuous looking pub had such a delightful restaurant within. We were invited to a large gathering of ca 30 people, each for a 3 course meal. The evening was faultless, from the initial welcomes and anti pasti to the full on dinner, each course beautifully presented and portions sensibly sized. The sea food spaghetti first... More

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Additional Information about The Gate

Address: 74 Thaxted Road | Saffron Walden, Saffron Walden, England
Phone Number: 01799 522 321
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
Cuisine: Italian

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