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Fora Restaurant

34-36 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB, England
+44 20 7626 2222
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (23 reviews)
“hummus” (16 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34-36 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7DB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious lamb tagine - succulent, tender pieces of meat that fell off the bone and a deep, rich sauce. Service was prompt and polite, and prices were fair (£26 for 3 courses) . Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Divertimental
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a business lunch this week. The restaurant is in a great location, very handy for the City. Decor is lovely - really relaxing and peaceful Service is really good, staff very attentive. Food came out quickly. Food was excellent - fresh and well prepared...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the lamb Tagine, cooked perfectly, soft and delicious. The Adana kebabs and mitite Kotter were melt in your mouth... the prawns were juicy succulent and the sauce awesome. All in all fabulous food, service fantastic and peaceful ambience. Please be careful of the chairs,...More

1  Thank Shabana S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good restaurant in the City. Full range of dishes at good prices. Classic Turkish kebabs and few unusuall dishes as well. Good service lovely surroundings . Very good value for money. One criticism the Tara is very pink and I think it’s time...More

1  Thank rgmc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant, the food is so full of flavor and quality ingredients. But it is the welcoming service that makes the difference. Excellent overall experience and great value for money. Highly recommended. The little extra touches make it a special visit.

2  Thank JamieM_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry guys! How you have fallen? I hadn't been here for around three years and you are not the place you once were. Shocking in fact. I had the Centik Special which once used to be a rather pleasant dish with lovely match-stick potatoes at...More

Thank ChrisGower1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal: start exploring this cuisine with the mix of mezes: fresh and lots of flavors. Next many choices to indulge. Again great tasting dishes, tendre meat and nice vegetarian options. Very friendly service to complement the evening.

1  Thank JoyceNLBE
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I've been going to Fora since 2012 with my husband and girlfriends and it never disappoints. The food is tasty, great service, fantastic atmosphere and Bela the front of house lady is a star. My recent visit was in February with my best friends to...More

1  Thank jazzyj495
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We visited Fora tonight and were very pleased with our choice of restaurant. Although it was very quiet both the food and service were excellent. The restaurant was a short walk from our hotel on the Minories. The weather was dreadful but the welcome was...More

1  Thank MichaelD255
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We were a party of 6 that went to Fora to celebrate my wife's 60th Birthday last Friday evening. A special thank you to the staff that made it a special evening for the birthday girl. This restaurant ticked all the boxes - good food,...More

1  Thank Mark F
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 50
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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7626 2222
  • E-mail
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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