About La Forchetta

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

Address
73 Upper Street
Islington
London
N1 0NY
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7226 6879
Public transport:
Angel, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 20 reviews

Top 5 reviews of La Forchetta

4.0 out of 5 7 September 2013
by Stefano P.

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

3.0 out of 5 31 July 2013
by sheg62j7ch

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

1.0 out of 5 5 August 2012
by Linzi M.

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

4.0 out of 5 20 March 2012
by Ben Y.

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

4.0 out of 5 30 January 2011
by Yee Gan O.

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

Look for similar items