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The Gate Hammersmith

#826 of 17,580 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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51 Queen Caroline Street, London W6 9QL, England
+44 20 8748 6932
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Fri 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Off street location for this unusual setting which looks like a very spacious loft with very high ceilings. If you thought that vegetarian food was bland and boring, think again. The diversity of flavours on the menu is salivating and the actual tasting does not disappoint. We tried the onion tart and the grilled halloumi for starters followed by the... More 

Thank mmadar
Windsor, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited the Gate Hammersmith a number of times with mixed views but tonight's visit means I would not return. The food was average, certainly nothing special compared to other vegetarian restaurants but the service was the clincher. Starter and main courses arrived so quickly one after the other with barely time to take a breath and enjoy our wine.... More 

2 Thank mwwindsor
United States
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meals on the menu are so well thoughts and curated that even a meat eater would appreciate them!!! The place itself is also pretty unique. Good for any type of occasions really.

1 Thank Simone R
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always wanted to come to The Gate but for some reasons, I never could make it...but a cold evening looking for something to eat, I decided to give it a try with my wife, well......I am glad we did, from the first minute we walked in until we left, everything was perfect. The food, the drinks and the services.... More 

1 Thank Sergio C
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best veggie restaurants. Had the Dragon salad which was a work of art and delicious. The staff were very friendly and efficient and we will definitely be making repeat visits.

Thank Tracey G
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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372 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous lunch with my vegetarian daughter. If vegetarian food could be this good all the time I would definitely convert. So light and fresh, not the dairy heavy fare you often get. We had the sharing platter which is a little taster of about 6/7 dishes. All superb and tasty. Augbergine and the Heritage beetroot tart mains gorgeous. Will definitely... More 

Thank PhilandRuth
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here before a gig at the Apollo and it was was excellent. Super convenient location from the station/venue, and we arrived at 6 pm for when they opened so were some of the first served of the night. It's cute where it's tucked away, and the decor inside is lovely. Staff were efficient and helpful, and the food was... More 

Thank Lydia C
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We came here before a concert. We had got to Apollo early and called The Gate to see if we they can take us. They said yes and we were there in 5min. The menu was very appealing and the meal was excellent. The waiter helped in choosing the starters and the mains. We had to leave and did not... More 

Thank Nilesh220
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We enjoyed our meal here immensely even though none of us are vegetarian. A nice space, larger than you expect from the entrance. Food was colourful, presented well, tasted delicious and there were plenty of choices. Unfortunately, as we were there for a quick pre-show meal we did not have the time or for space for dessert, but we will... More 

Thank KingstonLady
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had two friends visiting from Italy so I wanted to take them somewhere nice to eat. Unfortunately The Gate was a disappointment. We ordered starters and mains, bread and wine. The food took forever to arrive. We had to ask the waiter for our bread basket again as 40mins had already passed and it hadn't arrived. After the starters... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 63
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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?