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Fora Restaurant

34-36 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB, England
+44 20 7626 2222
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
34-36 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB, England
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found the spicing and flavors to be excellent. The dishes seemed mainly authentic though one star off because the same dishes in eastern Mediterranean countries would have more vegetables. Nevertheless the restaurant is lovely and clean, the service kind and attentive and the menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brenda-blmhouston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Turkish food, which was all lovely but nothing special. Some live music playing which was a nice touch. Fairly reasonable prices for London.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HarrietP421
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

This is first time visited the restaurant. Excellent food! Top class service . We all enjoyed & had a great time . Everyone is very friendly. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank n940
Reviewed 12 December 2018

In business district of City of London, typical restaurant. Service is hallmark.... food quality is good.... we went for Team evening. Belly dance is an attraction but the venue is small for it and the overall show is short. - live music could be made...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dhananjay V
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time with work colleagues, fantastic welcoming from restaurant staff, very attentive. The food was so tasty, full of flavours and generous portion. Definitely recommend Fora as a top class turkish restaurant. Only one downfall is the wine list need updating with better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EMIF986
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This restaurant is good, the food is tasty and of good quality. The service and ambience of the restaurant is great and the staff are very friendly. Overall this restaurant is definitely worth a try!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amitmohindru
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Every time I eat here the food is great, really fresh & tasty. The atmosphere is relaxed & the staff attentive & friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KAWestie
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

I visited this Turkish restaurant with my colleagues. Starter I ate Cacik and after Incik . They were very delicious. While we were eating a young woman appeared and started to dance around tables and invited one by one some people to join her and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 40krisztinas
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We were in London for a birthday drink and decided to eat. We didn’t have any knowledge of this restaurant but booked as it was convenient to our location. We were pleasantly surprised by the overall quality of the restaurant. The decor was nice, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AndrewCatley
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We needed a last minute birthday booking for 15 of us and Fora were very accomadating. Service was professional and the food was ready quickly and was tasty. There was also live entertainment (guitar player and belly dancer) which was a nice touch.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank divadoll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34-36 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB, England
  • Public Transportation: Liverpool Tube Station. Aldgate Tube Station.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7626 2222
  • E-mail
Description
Fora Restaurant, one of the best Turkish restaurants in London, is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisines. The interior designed is based on Ottoman Empire tradition that is sophisticated and luxurious. The entrance door, caftan of sultans, wall lights and detailed wood works are the example of some of the characteristics of Ottoman tradition. Therefore Fora is considered as an informal dining house offering all day eating experience by providing authentic cooking at exceptional. We are always working hard to bring freshly cooked dishes to your table. Everyday, hundreds of guests walking in for the lunch, and we've got very short time to provide Fora's best quality dishes possible. No problem! Our experienced team will prepare a warm and rich food for you day after day quality and value. EXPLORE THE NEIGHBOURHOOD Fora Restaurant is good place to have dinner before or after of some of the local attraction. Jack The Ripper Walk: This tour is very interesting tour with good story telling including a vivid image of London. Nearby Mitre Square, where famous Catherine's body was found, is starting point of the walk. Heron Tower: Heron Tower is located in the heart of the city accommodates cutting edge bars and dining place such as Sushisamba and The Drift. It's double-deck elevator is certainly fast. You will fall in love with the view of London especially at night. The Gherkin: The Gherkin, a stunning architecture, is an astonishing place with its the panoramic view of London including St. Paul Cathedral, "Cheesegrater", the Shard and Tower 42.
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