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Fora Restaurant

) #1,523 of 18,157 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank LCR55
Reviewed 22 June 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 2 May 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 1 May 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
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Another excellent meal at Fora, we went for party menu 1 and it was lovely food and fantastic value. Definitely will be back, one of our favourites in London.

1  Thank UKGeordie
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've visited many times and on every occasion I've been happy. Great selection of food, tasty, well cooked, nicely presented and great value for money. Will keep coming back.

1  Thank MsVictoria
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Six of us had an amazing meal here to celebrate a 50th birthday. We had party menu 3. The food was amazing. So much of it too. We all left there very full!! Perfectly located for a meal after the Jack the Ripper tour.

1  Thank jenny h
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food here was delicious and really reasonable. We essentially had a starter and a HUGE lamb shank for £14. Delicious. Great ambience too. Definitely recommend it!

1  Thank Sabiha C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I went to Fora for my birthday on Saturday along with 12 other friends, the service was top notch, food was very tasty, oh and the belly dance wow. The managed even danced towards the end lol. Very highly recommended I'll definitely be going back....More

1  Thank Tweeniess T
Reviewed 9 February 2017

very nice selection of appetizers, with all the classics that do not disappoint. The menu is rich and offers a good choice among Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine, all well presented and in a nice environment. Staff is great, very good service. Wine is a bit...More

Thank GoldenMattarello
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 neighbourhoods. 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
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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