Best Places To Eat Pizza in London
If you're looking to track down the kind of quality pizza that wouldn't look out of place in the very best pizzerias in Naples, this one's for you. We've put together a tried-and-tested list of the very best places to get a pizza in London, so whether you're mad for a margherita, passionate for a pepperoni or crazy for a capricciosa, we've got it covered. Check out our list and see if you agree!
Last updated on 22nd November 2017
Give your pizza a side of swank and sky-high views on your next night out. Capeesh in Canary Wharf is a sky bar and restaurant that serves up authentic Italian cuisine, along with having panoramic views of London.
Half speakeasy, half American diner, The Hoxton Seven generates an undeniably cool atmosphere in which to tuck into one of their famed authentic pizzas. The menu features great strength in depth, be sure to sample the pomodorini, mozzarella, gorgonzola, aubergines, courgettes and mushrooms offering, you won't be disappointed.
Well Street Pizza is the perfect stop for delicious cocktails, fantastic craft beer and a selection of traditional Neapolitan, wood-fire cooked pizzas too.
Looking for somewhere fun and slightly edgy to enjoy some pizza moments from Clapham Junction? Northcote Records has you covered, serving mouth-watering pizzas which start from just £6. There’s also live bands taking the stage six nights of the week and a solid range of cocktails to savour at this fun-time haunt.
With two beer gardens and lovely views of St Katharine's Docks, The Dickens Inn is one of the more picturesque spots to eat pizza in London. Join the traditional pub as they serve hearty pizzas in their classic pub setting, alongside pints of real ale and fine wines.
Craving food in Farringdon? A dose of Italy perhaps? Then head to Barsmith as this cool and laid-back bar promises some of the best and most affordable pizzas in London. Set alongside their lush selection of cocktails, the handmade pizzas at Barsmith are a top way to dine on any evening in the city.
Fire and Stone is just a stone’s throw away from Covent Garden and the theatres around there, but their pizzas are truly international. Delivering unique flavours from cities like Casablanca, Mumbai, the pizza selection guarantees you won't have another in London like it.
The Escapologist’s quirky theme and refined cocktail list might take a lot of the headlines, but mention must also go to the venue’s delicious, cheese-drenched slices. One of the best places to eat pizza in London, they’re served up in beautifully designed surroundings described as “part modern-day Victorian men’s club, part Masonic Lodge”, and there’s a fun yet refined list of cocktails to glug down on the side.
The Chelsea Pensioner offers the perfect combination of high quality beers and flatbread pizzas in London. Sink your teeth in to a tasty meal whilst being entertained by live bands or comedians and if the weather's nice you can even dine alfresco in the secret beer garden and soak up the sunshine.
Pizza in West London doesn’t really get more fun than Chimayo. This Tex-Mex and Italian restaurant serves up traditional Neapolitan pizzas that you can munch on in their quirky surroundings, and once the sun goes down the whole venue is transformed into a nightclub, so you can work those carbs off properly.
Deliberately subtle on street level, Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes is in fact a quirky Shoreditch bar with a continually changing interior theme, always maintaining a sense of artistic atmosphere and home to art shows and events alike. This kooky, cool bar has another hidden treasure however - its pizza! Fresh, juicy and stone-baked, it is here you'll be trying your taste buds at the cheesy, tomato sweetness as you pick from its speckled and super scrummy selection.
The famous Pizza Pilgrims team shift their focus to West India Quay. Armed with the freshest ingredients and old recipes, the team have created a reputation for themselves when it comes to delivering amazing Neapolitan pizza dishes. If that wasn't enough, there's also a 16-player foosball table and huge plasma screens to keep you entertained.
Tank and Paddle take their pizza making seriously with a huge range of delicious stone-baked dishes available. The pizza is cooked made-to-order ensuring absolute freshness and there's also a shed load of deals such as £5 pizzas on Monday - what's not to love? If you find yourself closer to Liverpool Street, be sure to check out the venue's sister Tank and Paddle Bishopsgate bar, complete with its own shuffleboard.
The best things in London start with P. Ping Pong and Pizza. No questions asked. The Bat and Ball combines both for some of the best East London grub. Head over to Stratford for a round of table tennis followed by a brew and slice from local pizzeria, Well Street Pizza. You can have yourself a slice for just £3 or have a sharable pie for friends.
Based in London's Victoria, Greenwood has drawn in crowds from across London with its offering of stunning dishes and ice cold craft beers. The bar staff have worked tirelessly, pulling together some of the finest craft beers and real ales from London's most prestigious breweries, including the famous Long Arm Brewing company. But it's the amazing pizzas that have caught our eye. From traditional pies to quirky toppings, this has to be one of the best places to eat pizza in London.
Made in wood-fire ovens from their open kitchen, it’s a sight to behold when you order a pizza at The Warehouse. The talented chefs can cook you up anything from foot-long pizzas, calzones, diavolas, or even metre long pizzas for you to enjoy with your friends. While you’re there, settle into their comfy, modern bar, which boasts huge projectors for sports and table football to mess around with while you wait.
Based on the 1st floor of a hidden, Mayfair building, the Mayfair Pizza Co. is fast becoming the opulent area's most popular pizzeria. With a compelling menu of thin, crispy pizzas topped with the most mouth-watering toppings and spices, and an impressive wine display, everything about this cosy haunt oozes class.
Ray's bar is cocktail bar in East London that's taken the phrase 'liquid dinner' to a completely different level. With the cocktail menu split into starters, main courses and desserts, the talented bartenders make use of an arsenal of bespoke liqueurs, potent spirits and fresh fruit to create some of London's most creative concoctions. And if things get a bit too hazy, guests can also enjoy a slice of pizza, courtesy of the experts upstairs.
Perfect for those feeling a bit peckish in Paddington, Heist Bank is the place to go for those looking to enjoy pizza in London. A industrial haunt with craft beers on their side, peruse the pizza menu and tuck into a roster of wood-fired, artisan bites.
It’s not just the Trade Union’s sourdough pizzas that make it such a great place to eat pizza in London. Their wide range of coffees, courtesy of Vagabond Coffee, and cocktails add to the appeal, and the cool industrial setting seals the deal completely.
It may just be a humble pub in New Cross, but that doesn't mean The Rose don't know what they're doing when it comes to some of the best of London's pizza. From vegetarian friendly options to meaty slices, these wood fired pieces are sublime.
Old Street Records promises authentic Italian pizzas washed down with bespoke cocktails and a varied drinks menu. It’s also one of the best spots for live music in Shoreditch, with regular EP launches, new bands and established live acts all turning out to make this one of the coolest hangouts in east London. More pizza? Why not try out Venn St Records too.
Another ping-pong venue that specialises in serving up mouth-watering pizza's can be found at Bounce, in Holborn. Their delicious wood-fired spheres of joy are all tasty, but we'll single out the spicy pork & fennel option as our favourite. It comes with plum tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, basil and fresh chilli to really leave an impression on those tastebuds.