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The Gatehouse

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The Gatehouse 1 North Road | Highgate, London N6 4BD, England
+44 20 8340 8054
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for Sunday lunch(four of us). Attentive welcome in spite of some table confusion over our booking and a very happy experience. The nut roast was excellent with plenty of good vegetables. The lamb was also very good, generous, tender and tasty. Not as good a selection of vegetables as with the nut roast which has to be... More 

2 Thank trevorstan
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411 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The pub was always good value and handy if you are visiting the wonderful Theatre Upstairs. The pub was taken over nearly a year ago. The decor is not much different, with nice little snug areas to sit in and a pleasant garden now. The menu is based on Spanish dishes, so there is a selection of tapas and other... More 

Thank luvtogo6
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here with friends, parents and my partner for a romantic dinner! Every time I leave the pub with a smile perhaps i can't stop to recommend it! Rumors about cocktails!!

2 Thank GeorgeTaylor81
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice selection of beers including well kept real ales. Food is good and Tapas is nice if you don't need a big meal but fancy a snack. Staff are friendly and quick. My temporary local and worth a visit if you are in the area.

1 Thank PSMITH86
636contact, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review, we love to see our locals (even the temporary ones) enjoying what we do. All the best, Beltran. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've now been back three times in the past couple of months to The Gatehouse. Absolutely loved the Spanish tapas style starters. Followed by beautiful fish by myself, hubby had the chicken & bean casserole. We both thought the staff were great, very helpful & friendly. Will be back soon!

Thank Susan B
636contact, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this review

Hi Susan, Thank you so much for the great review. We are putting a lot of effort in what we do and We glad you like The Gatehouse. Please let us know next time you are here, we like to get to know our regulars. Beltran. More 

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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second and last time I shall ever eat at this place. Unlike when it was a Wetherspoons the place is usually half empty. Service seems to be amateurish, not knowing the difference between olives and fried broad beans for example. The first time I had fish and chips, the fish was very dry and overlooked. This time... More 

Thank jonbake
636contact, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this review

Hi Jonbake, I am so sorry to hear your bad experience with us. We take care about our food and we take very serious any feedback about it. I apologies about what happened with your dish and I will speak with the chef on duty that day so we can resolve the issue. Regards, Beltran. More 

Perth, Australia
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185 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw 'Anything Goes' and were so impressed we booked tickets for 'That's Jewish Entertainment', but this time we had a meal first. Really good service. My cousin who was our guest is still raving about the gin cocktail. Food was good, but sadly my choice was not so good. If going for the paellas and fideua.... go for the... More 

Thank yunderup1
636contact, Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this review

Dear Yunderup1 Many thanks for your lovely feedback! I am also sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the Fideua but so pleased it didn't spoil your visit. I have passed on the feedback to the kitchen though as normally it is indeed a very popular dish. We look forward to seeing you again on your next London visit! Best... More 

reading, berkshire, UK
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290 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 655 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We saw this show recently and it was fabulous. We had a drink before the show and ordered some amazing Bloody Mary's for the interval. We definitely recommend this venue if you are looking for something different in London - this is the place to come to

1 Thank blueandwhitehoops
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139 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Once again this cosu and spacious pub hosted us for yet another entertaining evening of comedy - this time we came to see "That's Jewish Entertainment" - a true delight in everything - performing, humour, costumes, music and dance. Very nicely written opus on all things Jewish, but this review is about the place. It is a great small theater... More 

Thank Dima D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this theatre for many years. The standard of entertainment is of a very high quality. I am never disappointed. Their musicals, in such a small stage are outstanding. I would highly recommend anyone who loves theatre to go there. It is surrounded by lots of restaurants. The Gatehouse Pub, under new management, has also been given... More 

1 Thank Marbella2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $32
Spanish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Gatehouse 1 North Road | Highgate, London N6 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8340 8054
The Gatehouse reopened in March 2016 and is located in the picturesque village of Highgate. Under the watchful eye of our head chef, Chris Payne we focus on quality fresh food with a strong Spanish influence. We use the best producers and suppliers, have an excellent range of local and continental craft beer and a wine list that has something for everyone. Join us for lunch or dinner, grab a coffee or just roll in for a few pints! Open 7 days a week.

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