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The Gate Bistro & Cocktail Bar

34 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7136 4330
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Healthy, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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34 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this place by accident, what a find! Excellent food, well presented in a great ambiance. I had the baked salmon - a generous portion with a equally generous salad. Didn’t need a dessert.

Thank SGPete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good good cooked to perfection. Staff were really helpful and friendly, place was very busy but that didn't affect the standard of food or service. Will be back here again .

Thank lutonkelly1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on the 4th of July was looking for somewhere for lunch we decided to go in as the special on the board outside tempted us in the 4th of July burger. The staff were very friendly got us a table with enough...More

Thank sabncarla b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Gate bistro at least 7times since it opened and it has never let us down the food is always excellent and the service from the staff is very superior I always leave a minimum tip of a fiver

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us attended here for a late lunch early dinner, We didn't book and the hostess informed us that she could accommodate us in 15mins.We left and came back about 10mins later and sure enough our table was ready. Service was friendly and the...More

Thank JonPaul G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Truly a wonderful place to eat and we were lucky enough to get a table! There is a great vibe for dinner and all of our menu choices were excellent. Our group tried the fajitas, baked salmon, goats cheese tart, and the beer battered cod....More

Thank Rbakken
Reviewed 19 August 2018

One of the most wonderful places in Derry, no, Ireland, without any doubt. And there's no patronising crap in it: this place offers one of the best menus—yes, we probably tried most of the dishes on it during more than one visit—at a fantastic quality...More

Thank riotactuk
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We went here for a friend's birthday meal. It was my first time there and it won't be my last. The food and was lovely. I had the Louisiana chicken it was slightly too spicy but was still nice. I'll go back another time and...More

Thank Frances202
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband stopped off here while walking around Derry. Two hours later we left after having a really great time. Great and gregarious staff. Buzzing atmos and food and wine at good prices. Slow cooked ribs veggie lasagne sweet potato fries garlic bread...More

Thank AdrianaMoreiraC
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Cannot fault this place at all. First class service, the food was delicious, cocktails very tasty and all the staff couldn't do enough for you. Can't wait for my return

Thank gordonmearns
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7136 4330
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