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The Starting Gate

#2,826 of 18,270 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, British,
Station Road, London N22 7SS, England
+44 20 8889 9436
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Station Road, London N22 7SS, England
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We met a friend here on her way home from work - we chose it as she could break her journey from town at Alexandra Palace British Rail station, which is just across the road. What a great pub! The food was delicious. I had...More

Thank Izzie62
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Izzie, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and we hope we will see you soon! Kind regards, Dominika

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I personally would never again return to such a wretched place. The staff where more interested in having a sit down and deciding who should go for a cigarette break. When staff where actually on the bar they where on there phones, the toilets smelt...More

Thank WinstonD1987
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your recent experience with us. I would like to investigate this a little further. Would it be possible to send me an email with your contact details so I can gather...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A great local pub that once you visit it, you will go there again. Very good food and music and great bar guys! It's definitely one of the most favorites.

Thank Irene D
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for the 5* review Irene! We are thrilled that you enjoy your visits to the pub! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Simeon.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

What a lovely pub!!! Atmosphere amazing, friendly staff, Delicious food and such a great range of beer! Awesome experience

Thank Giada L
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review Giada!

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a few beers and an informal meal. Would highly recommend if you are in the area. They have a quiz night on mondays

Thank david r
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

David, your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us. Thank you so much again for your feedback! We hope you have a great day!

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a bite to eat, lovely pub with a great atmosphere. Food was very good and service excellent. A little gem!

Thank Andienich
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hi Andienich, Really glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards Dave

Reviewed 18 June 2017 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
General Manager A, Manager at The Starting Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hi Rosie. Really glad you enjoyed some of our bar snacks. Its always nice to welcome new guests, hope to see you again soon! kindest regards Dave

Reviewed 13 June 2017

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 13 June 2017

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 11 June 2017 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 13 June 2017

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 25 May 2017

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 5 June 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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