Valencia Trader


Featured Restaurants

You are here: Home » Eating & Drinking » Featured Restaurants » La Forca

La Forca

Type of Food: Traditional Open: Tues-Sun inc. festivities (closed Mon)

La Forca

Abad Pla, 7


96 227 34 02


Menu (weekdays): 7.50 Euros

Menu (weekends): 15 Euros

Average Price: 17.50 Euros


Jose at La Forca - a prize winning chef with attention to detail.

This is a great find, nestled in a corner position opposite the Xativa Cathedral.

Takes a pride in winning awards for its versions of traditional dishes - such as Arroz al Horno (over baked rice) - and the wine list is good. A very relaxed and rustic ambience and attentive, friendly service makes this a great place for a very leisurely meal.

The word "forca" means fork - it may refer to the farm implements which are scattered around the restaurant, or it may refer to the "forca" used by those who build the giant fires (La Foguera) of Canals. Rumour has it that the father of the owner (and head chef) was once a Foguerer. If you find out, please let us know.


Update 2005/05/28 - treated a party of 8 to lunch and was not disappointed - the food itself was better than ever - and the wine (especially the Icono from La Font de la Figuera - we chose the Cabernet Sauvignon which is smooth and full bodied) was the perfect antidote to a hard morning in Xativa ;)


Author: Martin Robinson
Created: 2005-03-15 18:51:09 | Updated: 2006-06-08 15:22:21

» Readers' Comments

We welcome comments from registered users on this subject. If you are not already registered then you can do so by clicking HERE.

» Related items

Rice Week at Arts and Sciences

The Arts and Sciences is hosting a Rice Week from 15-21 October 2007.
...[ more ]

An Apology

Jose Maria Marugan, the Official Delegate of the AcuaJucar Collective in Alicante issued a statement to the effect that he considered ‘inopportune and unfortunate’ declaration he had made on Friday over negotiations with the Users Committees of the Vinolopo and Marina Baja areas.
...[ more ]

European Debate

The Petitions Committee of the European Parliament yesterday decided not to reopen a dossier presented by the Valencian Government against the modification of the Jucar/Vinolopo rivers.
...[ more ]

Utiel Gastronomica Food & Wine Fair

Utiel once again hosts it's Gastronomic Food and Wine Fair from 16-18 October 2009.
...[ more ]

More about sherry and wine in Spain!

On this link you find out a lot about the famous sherry.
...[ more ]

In search of the perfect vineyard visit

Our correspondent goes in search of the perfect vineyard visit - and finds it in Enguera...
...[ more ]

Vino Valencia

Vino Valenica Wine Club
...[ more ]

Tours for wine lovers

Wineroute of the DO Utiel-Requena offers various tours of the main bodegas, with wine tasting sessions.
...[ more ]

Vinoélite Fine Wines Fair 2009

The 2nd Vinoélite, the Fine Wines Fair, will be held from 26th to 28th April 2009.
...[ more ]

Raimà Grape Festival

This year La Pobla del Duc, an inland town in the Vall d’Albaida in the province of Valencia, is celebrating its grape festival, already known as the Raimà, the most outstanding event of which is the grape throwing battle.
...[ more ]

Requena Wine Harvest Festival 2009

Requena celebrates La Feria y fiesta de la Vendimia, it's annual wine harvest festival from 19-30 August 2009.
...[ more ]

Wines of Valencia

Calling all wine lovers!
...[ more ]

Joan C. Martín, a teacher who does

An article for wine lovers.
...[ more ]

At the Court of Queen Miriam

Since the end of last October the supermarket on the lower ground floor of the El Corte Inglés on Avenida de Francia by the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències – apparently the largest in Spain – has been having a rolling tasting of wines from the Valencia Denominación de Origen (DO).
...[ more ]

Wine and Traditional Food Festival

The Wine and Traditional Food Festival comes to the Turia Riverbed in April.
...[ more ]

Club de Enófilos Tasting

There were more people than usual at the first Club de Enófilos tasting in February, lured by the wines produced by this family bodega in Fontanars dels Alforins.
...[ more ]

New Bodegas on the Way

Alicante Province seems set to play the host to at least eight new wine bodegas, after several years of poor wine sales.
...[ more ]

More Join In

Amy Winehouse, considered one of the most important voices of the New British Soul Movement, singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright, and Spanish artists Kiko Veneno
...[ more ]

Breaking New Ground

The Sant Vicente Ferrer wine cooperative in Teulada has now presented the first champagne ever produced from Muscatel grapes, in what is equally a first for Alicante Province.
...[ more ]

» My Account

» Valencia Rentals

Contact us to advertise here!

» Sell Property

Private Spanish Property Sales in the Valencia Trader
Contact Martin for more info
Tel: +34 96 224 5667

» Advertisements

Bed and Breakfast in Valencia » Business Advertising on the Valencia Trader

» Sponsored Links

Valencia Property B&B Valencia, B&B Spain, Accommodation Valencia Benicassim Festival

© Copyright Valencia Trader 2014

Built by VidaVia Web Design Spain
back | back to top | bookmark this page | make this your home page | send link to a friend | print page