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La Forchetta

73 Upper Street | Islington Angel, London N1 0NY, England
+44 20 7226 6879
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
73 Upper Street | Islington Angel, London N1 0NY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were staying at the Hilton in Islington, London. To our surprise this neighborhood has many restaurants if you just walk up the road. And the prices are a lot lower than those in the center! As it was unpleasant weather on Saturday evening (it...More

1  Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff brilliant pasta and pizza excuisite did not serve me Chardonnay !!! Food was amazing and stayed open when we were a bit late!!!!! Will definitely be back!

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in by chance over the bank holiday weekend and had an excellent meal which was very reasonably priced and served remarkably quickly (it wasnt very busy as we eat early)

Thank steve-norf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can honestly say that this is the best Italian restaurant be have had the pleasure to have eaten in the starter smoked salmon was lovely, the main garlic and chilli prawns and Stella McCartney’s chicken breast was 10out of 10 we have also had...More

1  Thank northerns904
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We had some mains which came with potatoes and broccoli (8 french fries and 3 tiny broccoli pieces). Looking around it seemed everyone was getting tiny portions. Head waiter wasn't very welcoming. A couple came in and left after 10 minutes as no one served...More

Thank bob s
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a down to earth 'Mama & Papa' Italian restaurant, offering good pasta and pizza dishes plus some main meat and fish courses options, as well as the usual starters and desserts. The wine list is sensibly priced for the up market 'foodie' area...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on impulse because we didn’t fancy rush hour in the snow, and it was fantastic! Very attentive and friendly staff and great food. For the area it was also very reasonably priced. My pizza was huge and all the ingredients fresh and my...More

1  Thank Pol P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visited the restaurant on a quiet afternoon - 3 other customers. Waited 20 minutes for a glass of wine after asking 3 times. Food terrible - escalope like a dried out shoe leather, chips cold. Liguine dry and unappetising. Meanwhile the waiter got his chips...More

Thank cs0uthwell
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A 5 minute walk from Angel station. A nice environment and layout. Great service and the food was very filling.

Thank leescordis
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went with a friend who goes there often. He was very warmly received and well looked after. The food was great and the wine was very good and the price was very reasonable. I fancied the seafood pasta but didn't want to have to faff...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Upper Street | Islington Angel, London N1 0NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7226 6879
  • E-mail
Based on the heart of Angel, London’s vibrant Upper Street easy reached by both retail and business communities La Forchetta is a must for people who seek uncompromised quality, service and value for money in the heart of the City. La Forchetta is built on the principles of creating excellent quality authentic Italian cuisine and providing a high level of efficient and friendly service. Our unique service has established our place in this industry. This allows us to make a distinctive and substantial impact on our customers.La Forchetta is a place to see and to be seen in.With an emphasis on great service in relaxed, stylish surroundings an extensive menu using the finest locally selected ingredients. We are the ideal venue for both business and pleasure dining on the heart of Angel, whether you only have time for a quick bite, or prefer to settle in with friends for the evening.La Forchetta has become a well established favourite among lovers of fine wineand good food and is able to meet a wide range of dining requirements from anintimate dinner for two, large family or social gatherings, business lunches and dinners.La Forchetta will offer you a warm welcome, a really great choice of wines and some excellent food.Offering a small piece of Italy to the people of London for special occasions, whetherit’s a romantic meal for two, a family get together or a social gathering.
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