|Typical meal price:||From £25.00 (USD30.65) per diner|
£25 and under
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73 Upper StreetLondonN1 0NY
Came in here on a whim because of a deal they were advertising- appetiser, pasta/pizza, and glass of Prosecco for £16. Very happy with it and would certainly return. Got an order of penne primavera and fully expected to take some home because it was a ton of food, but ended up eating the whole thing. Super good!more
There are much better Italian places to go in Upper Street or nearby (for example there's a great Italian restaurant on Theberton street). This place seemed pretty average, was quite expensive for what we had, and the waiter seemed to have an odd attitude too. I wouldn't rush back.more
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
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