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The Gate Hammersmith

#533 of 17,078 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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51 Queen Caroline Street, London W6 9QL, England
+44 20 8748 6932
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, lovely service, uncomfortable seating. The homemade foccaccia appetiser is great. We followed with starters of mozzarella & courgettes and grilled halloumi - great start! Mains were sweetcorn fritters and mushroom chipotle. Very happy customers.

Thank LilMissEmily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a family of vegetarians it's always good to find a restaurant that caters for veggies. However to find a vegetarian / vegan restaurant is something special, especially when the food is this good. Not the normal veggie option but quality food that tastes as good as it looks. Atmosphere is good, staff attentive but not overly so and a... More 

Thank Chrisd M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I may have over anticipated my visit to The Gate. It's rare to find truly amazing vegetarian restaurants (the only one that comes to mind is Terre a Terre in Brighton). But I'd read good things about this place and in many ways they were all true. The food was tasty and attractive - but the portions were small. And... More 

Thank Brinklow
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary with dinner at the Gate having last been 9 years. For a vegetarian restaurant the menu is very varied and is clearly labelled for anything that is or could be vegan and gluten-free. I had the green dragon; freshly sliced veg, avocado, tofu and a teriyaki sauce. Incredible. Fresh, crunchy and... More 

Thank Simon K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is my absolute favourite!!!!! :) The food is always super delicious. I wish they had more vegan options though. LOVE LOVE LOVE the polenta chips!!! I always order them. Will be back soon!

Thank BernadetteSantilli
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of friends for dinner yesterday. Shared three starters - the leek tart, miso glazed aubergine and halloumi, all of which were nice. I had the dragon salad for main, which was ok, but nothing special. We shared some sides of polenta chips, cauliflower with tahini and sweet potato wedges, which again, were ok but nothing special.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant was tucked away - maybe that is a plus. Unusual décor but it all seemed to work. Service was excellent. Be sure to book in advance. We had an early dinner and when we had finished all of the tables were taken. Plenty of choices and being a 'meat free' zone, no having to ask about preparation and cooking.

Thank Feline47
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great evening out with friends The Gate restaurant that has been running for many years and is as fresh and as busy today as when it opened. The menu is autism friendly as it is created using sight words so people with a learning disability can select their choice by seeing the main ingredients in pictures. Interesting seasonal vegetarian restaurant... More 

Thank Kathryn H
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend is a big meat eater (I'm a veggie) so was a bit hesitant when he suggested eating here. But he was wholly won over by the amazing food. The Gate expertly demonstrates vegetarian food can be delicious, flavourful and healthy without feeling like something is lacking. There is so much choice on the menu and every dish we... More 

Thank littlevoiceloudvoice
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined solo here for lunch. The menu was extensive and had lots of great choice! I had a leek tart for a starter and a tofu salad for a main. The staff were attentive and accommodating. I was glad to see they used glass bottles for water. Menu is quite pricey but very fresh.

Thank Kerrity

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $66
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Queen Caroline Street, London W6 9QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8748 6932
The Gate brings exciting, refined Indo-Iraqi Jewish cuisine to Islington & Hammersmith. Ingredients are sourced and cooked with care to intensify flavour, resulting in beautifully presented delicious food combinations for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Islington: 370 St John Street London EC1V 4NN Hammersmith: 51 Queen Caroline Street Hammersmith W6 9QL

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?