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The Starting Gate

) #2,532 of 18,123 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ , British,
Station Road, London N22 7SS, England
+44 20 8889 9436
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Station Road, London N22 7SS, England
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came across this place by accident and rather grateful that we did! Stopped mid journey to refuel and sampled some of the hot bar snacks. Scotch egg was absolutely delicious. Dippy yolk and tasty meat. Skin on fries were also rather yummy. Good service and...More

Thank Rosie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and pleasant Pub. Had 2 Sunday Roasts - Beef and Gammon. The Beef was very good, 3 large steaks of Sirloin and 3 large steaks of Gammon, loads of veg including Peas, Carrots, Red Cabbage, Parsnips, Leeks, Onion, Roast Pots and large Yorkshire...More

Thank D0llie
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Dollie for your review and the kind words! We wish to see you soon and hope every visit is as pleasant as the last! Simeon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here more days in the week than not and can honestly say that this is the best and most welcoming pub in London. The staff are always great and good to chat to. They seem to manage the perfect balance of looking after...More

Thank Daisy B
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Daisy for your kind words! We work hard to make sure everyone enjoys there visit new or old, we look forward to seeing you again and as always will have the glasses waiting! Simeon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honest range of pub food that was well cooked and decent portions. Even the salad was one of the best I have probably ever had. Service was very good and prices reasonable. Well frequented by visitors and locals giving t a lively and energetic atmosphere.

Thank JonBunston
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jon for you positive comments! We hope to see you again and are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Simeon.

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Below is my feedback I was asked to send to the management after my visit. I just wanted to give you some feedback with regards to our visit on Mothers Day. We arrived slightly early for our 5pm sitting, we were sat at our table...More

1  Thank 5Matt
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Matt, Thank you for your feedback. I have passed your feedback onto Maddie who is thrilled she made your visit as special as possible. We were extremely busy on Mothers Day which did result in slightly longer than anticipated service times. I can assure...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Came here on Mother's Day with my wife and family. Had to wait for a table which was previously booked however the wait was worth it. The food was good and the staff were very friendly especially mad die. If you come here it is...More

Thank lenh154
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Hello. Thanks so much for your feedback, Maddie will be glad to hear that she made your visit as special as can be! We were especially busy on Mothers Day this year, hosting twice as many people as we have ever done so in a...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Called whilst on a way to a gig at the Ally Pally. Ideal location, straight off the train and into the pub. It's about 15 minute walk from the venue, the staff were all very friendly and it's very nicely decorated with a lot of...More

Thank YtarmyYtarmy
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks for your feedback! Hope to see you on the next gig! Dave

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Came here for Sunday lunch. We wanted Roast Beef and enquired if it was rare. Our waiter checked with the kitchen. The beef was not rare so they offered to put another joint to cook if we didn't mind waiting. The wait was well worth...More

Thank AlanCardiff59
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Alan, Thanks very much for your feedback, hope to see you again soon! Dave

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Booked this pub as I had heard good things and they were right !!! Nothing was any trouble . We asked for rare to med beef and chef said if we can wait he will cook it and he did !!!! Very very nice and...More

Thank RhonaB186
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Hi Rhonda, Really glad you enjoyed your roast! What a great review to read on a Friday morning :) Looking forward to seeing you and your lovely family again soon. Dave

Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went as a family to celebrate my birthday at lunch. It was a Sunday, so most of us had the Roast Beer, which was delicious. The atmosphere was really nice, friendly and relaxed. The decor is kept in the original features which is nice...More

Thank Jo T
StartingGateTeam, General Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

Hi Jo Really glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and Happy Birthday! Hope to see you again soon. Dave

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, London N22 7SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8889 9436
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