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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
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
34-36 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB, England
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

I have had Friday lunch here a couple of times recently and have really enjoyed my meal each time. We have chosen the very reasonably priced 'city' menu each time and wow, I chose the lamb shank on my last visit and it was HUGE!...More

1  Thank Garsdale80
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

As an expert of Turkish restaurant I can say is a bit more expensive than others in harringey . They didn't have the classic Turkish bread but they had a baguette 🥖 then they don't offer any sauce o humus or salad as a starters...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

It’s a long story which I have told elsewhere. We ended up walking around the City starving and came across this restaurant. We shared the Ottoman’s meal. Really good mezze followed by well cooked meats and accompaniments. Too full to eat the included selection of...More

Thank Turntheheatdown
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Our old favourite Turkish restaurant near Liverpool Street station closed down about 6 months ago and we were beginning to have withdrawal symptoms. We have found our new go-to in Fora. Buzzing on a Thursday lunchtime. Lovely staff, very good range of food. We only...More

Thank Heather550_13
Reviewed September 21, 2017

The restaurant is located in a quite street of busy city. There was hardly anybody nearby at 6 pm on Friday night. Surprisingly - nobody inside the restaurant too. As usual I avoid empty restaurants - there definitely should be a reason to make a...More

1  Thank olgacorelli88
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We came here on a very quiet Tuesday night, so the restaurant was lacking a bit in atmosphere. However, the service was quick, friendly and helpful and the food was really very good indeed. The portion sizes were generous and the variety of dishes was...More

Thank brd_london
Reviewed July 21, 2017

First time at Fora, a real surprise and wondered how I had not been here before. Excellent range of food for vegetarians and meat eaters. The evening we went we had some line music playing as well, which added to the experience. The service and...More

1  Thank LCR55
Reviewed June 22, 2017

When thinking Turkish cuisine in the City you usually head to Haz but this is much better. Firstly, it does not have an open kitchen so you do not come out smelling of food and it is also not as noisy. it feel more roomy...More

1  Thank VivAnn73
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and service and reasonable prices for London. They had a guitarist on who played a song for my mum as the waitress overheard her talking about it - very touching. Would recommend this restaurant if you like good Greek or Turkish food

1  Thank everton_angel
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

So I visited this restaurant on Val's day. A quiet and relaxing atmoshphere as they were not a lot of people that evening. A good set menu price. The staff were friendly and we were offered an extra glass of champagne. There was a lot...More

1  Thank Emem27
Nearby
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighborhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $47
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7626 2222
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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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