The Forge

 
 

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ADDRESS
14 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, Entrance on Floral Street, London WC2E 9BJ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday: 12:00-23:30. Sunday: 12:00-23:00
 
PRICES
Under £35
 

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The ForgeThe Forge is a modern European restaurant and bar in the heart of Covent Garden. It is the third restaurant from Robert Siegler who also owns the well respected Le Café du Jardin and Le Deuxieme - both of which are nearby. Head Chef Andy Barber has gained a reputation by cooking for art lovers at Tate Britain and for lovers at The Bleeding Heart. Here he serves a tradition menu with a large selection of fish and shellfish. Starters range from oysters, lambs kidneys on toasted sourdough and - if you're feeling brave - snails. Mains include halibut with puy lentils, whole Dover sole and pork chops. The restaurant seats 80 and has a private dining room to hire for 20. If you want to sample the atmosphere but the food is out of your price league, try the basement bar which boasts an extensive wine list, many of which are available by the glass. During the summer months you can opt to enjoy eating al fresco.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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November 2011

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Mother's Day Events

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November 2010

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London Events 2014

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Near The Forge
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £81  29% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from The Forge
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £111  23% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from The Forge
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  29% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from The Forge
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Garrick
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
10 - 12 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
Carafes of red wine, tender onglet steak, a cosy warren of candlelit tables and an expansive underground dining area make this typically French Theatreland brasserie the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clos Maggiore
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
33 King Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
This independent culinary gem in the vicinity of Covent Garden’s chain-filled streets provides an endearing glimpse of rural southern France. A cosy, indoor courtyard is festooned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Green Man & French Horn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
54 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from The Forge
The two men behind the highly successful Terroirs group, Ed Wilson and Oli Barker, have come to Covent Garden with the Green Man & French Horn, ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Forge

Near The Forge
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lima Floral
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
14 Garrick Street, WC2E | Same location as The Forge
Virgilio Martinez's Lima, the first Peruvian restaurant to win a Michelin star, expands to a second site on Covent Garden's Garrick Street in mid July 2014. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Five Guys
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
1-3 Long Acre, WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
Trendy US burger chain Five Guys, which has more than 1,000 restaurants in North America and counts Barack Obama among its fans, opened its flagship UK ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Garrick Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
This is the flagship store of Carluccio's, the decent Italian chain from the loveable TV chef, Antonio. Housed in a 19th century building, it comprises two ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Forge

Near The Forge
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from The Forge
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 6 minutes from The Forge
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 7 minutes from The Forge
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Forge
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Forge
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Forge
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hippodrome
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Forge
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Sights and Attractions near The Forge

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Forge
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Forge
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Forge
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THE BEST

Shopping near The Forge

The best shops and markets near The Forge
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Forge
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trevor Sorbie
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
27 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from The Forge
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from The Forge
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 14 minutes from The Forge
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The Forge gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Forge
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Forge
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Forge
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Pubs near The Forge

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Forge
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Forge
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Forge
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Forge clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 1 minute from The Forge
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Light Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Forge
The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The Forge
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Forge

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Forge.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Forge
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from The Forge
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The Forge
... More
 
 
 
 

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Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
Theatre | Until 17th August 2014 

Arts Theatre 1 minute walk from The Forge

Following a phenomenally successful run at the Lyric Hammersmith and a West End transfer Ghost Stories comes to the Arts ...More

 
Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love
Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Noel Coward Theatre 1 minute walk from The Forge

Tom Bateman will play the role of Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps when the hit ...More

 
Skylight
Skylight
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Forge

Carey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of ...More

 
The Confessions Of Gordon Brown
The Confessions Of Gordon Brown
Theatre | Until 30th July 2014 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Forge

A one-man play exposing the darkest secrets of being Prime Minister by Scottish journalist Kevin Toolis, winner of the 2014 ...More

 
Swing Revival
Concerts | Until 30th September 2014 

The Hippodrome 2 minutes walk from The Forge

Saxophonist Tom Stone leads the collective as they perform jazz and swing....More

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Duke of York's Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Forge

Following the departure of Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen - the original Jeeves and Wooster - Robert Webb (Peep Show, ...More

 
Matt Forde
Comedy | On 22nd July 2014 

Tristan Bates Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Forge

Political and topical satire as the stand-up looks at the issues of the day....More

Then Silence
Theatre | Until 23rd July 2014 

Tristan Bates Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Forge

Arne Lygre's play is presented as a workshop production....More

Black Valley Diamonds
Concerts | On 22nd July 2014 

The Roadhouse 3 minutes walk from The Forge

The London-based band plays blues rock originals and covers. With support from Roadhouse Blues, Big Boy Bloater....More

Fathers and Sons
Fathers and Sons
Theatre | Until 26th July 2014 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from The Forge

Lyndsey Turner, whose theatre credits include 'Posh' at the Royal Court and in West End, and Headlong's acclaimed 'Chimerica' which ...More

 
 
 
 
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