La Forchetta is a restaurant that serves traditional Italian cuisine. Catering for private parties of up to 6 guests is available upon request and seating on the pavement area is provided, weather permitting.
Venue Details & Map
73 Upper StreetIslingtonLondonN1 0NY
- +44 (0)20 7226 6879
- Public transport:
- Angel, Underground
Not sure how I've passed in front of this restaurant without ever seating there...
Great location, in front of Islington Green. Service is very friendly yet professional and prompt to help. The red wine Montepulciano wine was a bit too warm to my taste, yet it was drinkable...
But forget about the con, let's look at the pros : the calamari starters were deliciously crispy, not oily at all, and...more
I went here to experience some of their Italian style pizza.
And I am so overwhelmed. It's so delicious and worth the money that you pay.
Thecomponents are all fresh, all the staffs and even the owner are all friendly
and alert and they moved quickly. The pizza has more options on toppings and they
served special combinations to choose daily. The place is slightbusy, but it's
all worth it once...more
No-one likes a bully. Least of all me. Least of all when I am eating. But that's what you'll find at La Forcetta.
A relative newcomer to the Upper Street scene, I'd never been in as it just looks like yet another pizzeria, but we decided to give it a try. On walking in, the manager/owner went to seat us, stopped and left us standing in the middle of restaurant to point at and berate one of...more
You sly dog. You grabbed my taste buds and peppered them with glory. La Forchetta, you won.
La Forchetta has the second best calzone I've had in London. The best, unfortunately for La Forchetta, is just down the road at "Made In Italy." HOWEVER, "Made In Italy" is only open for dinner while La Forchetta welcomes you for lunch. And that's a SLAM DUNK (basketball reference).
Ahhhh the calzone...more
I chanced upon La Forchetta on my way back to Angel Tube station from the Linzi's leaving do. Despite it being the wintertime and almost 9.30pm, the gelateria was still open to tempt me with its wares.
I had caught the gelato bug on my visit to Italy with my parents and sister last year. They do take their ice cream seriously and La Forchetta had the usual flavours I had become familiar with...more