Best Pizza In London

If you're a fan of a sexy cheese pull or a bubbly crust that's ripe for the dipping, then this guide is for you. From award-winning chefs and fine Italian restaurants to vegan toppings so tasty you'll want them all, we've put together a tried-and-tested list of the very best pizza in London. So whether you're mad for a margherita or passionate for a pepperoni (with hot honey, of course), we've got you covered. 

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Last updated on 18th March 2024




Serata Hall

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In the mood for some coal-fired pizza and a fresh glass of wine? Luckily for you, that's exactly what Serata Hall in Shoreditch specialises in. Head on down for a chilled night with mates or even a first date, as the elegant decor and green velvet chairs make for a seductive setting. On the menu, you can expect signature slices such as the Queen Bee with goats cheese and roast sweet potato as well as the Rock Star Margherita. If you're around Mare Street, check out its sister Martello Hall, based out of a refurbished Victorian building, slinging out pizzas named after London Fields.

Pizza Pilgrims - Restaurants In London

It's official: Pizza Pilgrims have taken over the capital, including Farringdon, Camden, Waterloo and Victoria to name a few. Armed with the freshest ingredients and old recipes, the team has a reputation for creating mouthwatering Neapolitan slices with swoon-worthy dishes like the double pepperoni with hot honey. Top tip: it's also up there with the best pizza in London for delivery.

Mare Street Market

Mare Street Market is a dazzling place to enjoy some pizza, you only have to take one gawp at the ceiling adorned with eclectic chandeliers to see why. Serving up top-notch wood-fired pizza, the big food hall-style dining room is so vibey you could stay for hours. You'll find the likes of dough laced with smoked salmon and crispy capers here, as well as the classics. They're not just about pizza though – wash down your meal with a brew from their 15 taps or indulge in their massive selection of spirits.

Berberè Kentish Town

Fronting sites in Kentish Town and Clapham, Berberè is a fantastic shout for artisan sourdough pizza. Cut into eight perfect slices with dips such as spicy 'nduja and honey for the crusts, this joint is a go-to when it comes to a serious bit of the good stuff, enjoyed best on the outdoor terrace. On the menu, there's the Norma, with baked aubergine and pesto, plus dough slathered in four cheeses, truffle and mushrooms. If you've still got room, you'll want to try their deep-fried dough balls. Take a seat in the dining room, decorated with exposed brick walls and back-lit yellow seats, before you get stuck in.

Mamma Dough - Restaurants In London

You can rely on some top-quality pizza at Mamma Dough, with locations all over London from South Norwood to Peckham and more. The independent business gets its flour from Shipton Mill and uses it to make fresh sourdough-based eats in a wood-fired oven. Head along to the stripped-back space on a Monday to bag a pizza for half price, or hit up Brixton for its bottomless brunch. The menu includes signature dishes like the Baby Green Blue with mozzarella, gorgonzola and Tuscan sausage, plus the The Devil, featuring salami calabrese. 

Voodoo Rays Peckham

With pizza being sold by the slice, Voodoo Rays take inspiration from New York across London to the likes of Peckham and Dalston. This joint whips up the biggest pizza in London coming in at a whopping 22 inches, which is why it's a firm fave for office parties. Come for the vibes and stay for fixings of vegan chorizo and the famous tasty green sauce. You'll also be thrilled to discover signature dishes such as the Green Velvet, fixed with artichoke hearts and olives, plus the Giorgio Moroder with goats cheese and sunblush tomatoes. 

Bocconcino Mayfair

A stunner in the looks department if we ever saw one, Bocconcino Mayfair is a striking Italian eatery oozing elegance in the middle of the capital. Think winding glass staircases and spiralling golden orbs of light hanging above you as you tuck into a menu featuring fresh pasta, antipasti and, of course, pizza. Here you'll find it topped with the likes of spicy salami or burrata cheese that pours when you cut into it. What's more, on Saturdays and Sundays there's even a bottomless brunch consisting of unlimited pizza and bubbles from £55 per person.

The Hawk's Nest

Fancy a top-notch slice? The Hawk's Nest has you covered. Head to this vibrant outdoor restaurant and bar at the end of Shepherd's Bush Market for its extensive pizza menu, and secure a marghertia pizza and a margarita cocktail for just £12.50 before 7pm from Monday to Friday. There's an array of seating arrangements, so take your pick between the sun-soaked outside area and the warm, rustic-looking inside space. Psst, the Tuesday pub quiz is pretty fun, too. 

Never For Ever

Anyone who finds themselves in Kentish Town is in luck because Never For Ever offers some quality pizza along with plenty of craft beers, cocktails and wines from around the world. These slices are loaded with everything from salami and olives to braised ox cheek and stilton, which can all be enjoyed in a super relaxed setting. Think glossy white tiles, plants dangling from the ceilings and leather sofas to kick back in.

Well Street Pizza

2 PIZZAS FOR £14! and 1 other offer

This unique bar and restaurant serves up some of the best pizza in East London. Boasting a huge range of garnishes with a sexy charred crust, this buzzy establishment spoils you for choice - especially when you find out Well Street Pizza's got a stellar 2-4-£14 deal on the doughy delights between Mondays and Wednesdays from 7pm 'til close. Wolf down the likes of the Salamino Piccante and Rustica, featuring Tuscan sausage paired with tenderstem broccoli.

Cafe KOKO

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Not only is KOKO a renowned music venue that has played host to many iconic gigs and birthday parties, but it's also a great place to enjoy some wood-fired pizza, thanks to its restaurant, the aptly named Cafe KOKO. Head chef Andreas Engberg has put together a delicious all-day menu featuring plates impossible to resist, for example, The Lambrechts with goats cheese, shawarma lamb and garlic yoghurt.

L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele Soho

Arguably the best pizza in Central London, you can't curate a guide without featuring the world-renowned L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele Soho. Take a seat in the flirty setting, with the quote 'I want someone to look at me the same way I look at pizza' scribbled in neon pink across the wall, and tuck into the food that conquered the streets of Napoli and, now, Soho. Fancy some cocktails? This space has you covered too, with bespoke concoctions like Drunk In Love made with pink gin and strawberry cream liqueur. 

Napoli On The Road

Without a doubt, Napoli On The Road is serving the best pizza in London, all thanks to its founder and chef, Michelle Pascarella, who won the Global Pizza Maker of the Year award in 2023. Located in the heart of Chiswick, this small restaurant oozes elegant interiors, with Amalfi lemon trees winding through. On the frequently evolving menu, you can expect contemporary twists on favourites, such as the Provola e Pepe, using four different types of ground peppers.

Santa Maria Fitzrovia

You never forget your first bite of a Santa Maria pizza in London. It's a tangy one, sprinkled with parmesan and boasting a velvety tomato base, as well as crusts donning inviting, crispy bubbles for you to pop. Independently owned and with a hint of Art Deco interiors, reminiscent of a 1960s Italian coffee bar, this venue's menu is expansive with toppings like buffalo mozzarella DOP, parma ham, then homemade tiramisu to finish.  

Purezza Camden

If you're wondering where you can find the best vegan pizza in London, then look no further than this Camden Town beauty. Located on Parkway, Purezza understands that you should never have to scrimp on flavour or quality with this dish. Their menu is 100% vegan, with toppings including plant-based meats and cheeses, generously spread across wholegrain sourdough. Standouts include the white-based BBQ Bourbon or the pepperoni and agave offering. The restaurant itself is pretty too, with wooden chairs sprinkled about, hanging plants and a bright outdoor terrace boasting exposed brickwork for dining come the warmer months.

Vicoli Di Napoli

Take a stroll down Stoke Newington's Church Street and you'll stumble upon a light blue beauty boasting some of the best Italian pizza in London. The patio out back has the wow factor that's needed for a first date, with elegant chairs and fairy lights laced above. On the menu? Their iconic margherita and marinara, alongside gooey calzones and pizza rolls if you happen to stop by for lunch. 

Joe Public

How does going for a bite to eat in an ex-lavatory sound? Don't worry, the old Victorian bog was transformed into Joe Public AKA a great spot to grab some delicious food. From the team behind WC Wine Bar (they must have a thing for water closets), this Clapham eatery offers 20-inch pizzas by the slice, which you can receive via a quick-serve hatch if you're on the go. Toppings include the likes of chicken and chorizo, the Native Mushroom and perhaps the filthiest of them all, the Cheese Burger. 

Zia Lucia

Zia Lucia is an Italian joint serving 48-hour slow-fermented dough all over the city, from Islington to Hammersmith and beyond. The buzzy restaurant is typically decked out with rustic walls and dangling golden light fixtures, serving up some of the best pizza in London. Not only does its menu feature some sensational ingredients such as burrata and parma ham, but it also offers four different types of base: traditional, wholemeal, gluten-free and vegetable charcoal. Count us in. 

Crust Bros

You'll devour some of the best Neapolitan pizza in London at the award-winning Crust Bros, located only a stone's throw away from Waterloo Station. Famed for their leopard print crusts (with interiors to match their wild side), this popular joint lets you create your own with an array of toppings to choose from, such as salami, parma ham, artichokes and caramelised onions. Swing by on the weekend for their bottomless boozy brunch for just £35 per person. Mmmm.

Made of Dough

After existing as a pop-up travelling up and down the country slinging out cheesy goods, Made of Dough found a permanent spot in the heart of Peckham, and has been firing the oven up there ever since. The dining room is full of natural light and adorned with industrial-style lampshades, making it a laid-back haunt to enjoy a good bite to eat. Get a slice of the action by sitting at the white marble countertop circling the open kitchen, before inhaling pizza topped with brindisa chorizo and piquillo peppers, as well as the bloody vegan, with kalamata olives and a signature homemade tomato sauce.

LARDO

Come get a LARDO this stylish restaurant residing in Hackney's iconic Arthaus building. This bright bar offers relaxing decor, with almost a loft feel, thanks to its exposed ceiling and lengthy tables stretched out across the sizable space. Be enticed by its name in red neon lettering outside and walk straight into pizza heaven. You'll find an ever-changing menu served seven days a week that includes a marghertia for £12, and special editions such as Delica pumpkin, smoked semi-dried tomatoes, jalapeños and crispy kale.

Yard Sale Pizza

Yard Sale is the go-to when you're looking to share a seriously good bit of pizza that also happens to be award-winning. Dotted around the city, what once started as three friends cooking up crusts in a backyard has now turned into a household name with brand collaborations and the likes of a Marmite pizza bread on the menu. Dine in or takeaway to secure one of their signature dishes such as the Holy Pepperoni, New Porker and Mr Lava Lava.

Japes Soho

Boasting the closest thing to a decent Chicago deep dish outside of the US, Japes in Soho knows what it's doing when it comes to creating Insta-worthy cheese pulls and bed-worthy food comas. There's also the option of the first-ever London-style pizza on the menu, featuring an 11-ingredient tomato sauce that can be wolfed down while muttering the Eurythmics-inspired mantra across the wall: sweet dreams are made of cheese.

Pizza Union Dalston

If you're on the hunt for an affordable bite to eat, then Pizza Union is the place for you. Wander through its doors to find industrial interiors and a massive oven slinging out thin, crispy delights starting from £5.95 for a margherita which is, quite frankly, a steal. Customise your meal with extras like chicken, peppers and more, chomp on grissini sticks while you wait, then cheers with a frozen margarita.

Cecconi’s Pizza Bar

In the middle of Soho on Old Compton Street, you'll find Cecconi's Pizza Bar, a jazzy spot for a cocktail or two (mmm, picantes), followed by a slice of top-notch pizza. The feel of the restaurant is vibrant, with wooden panelling, brown leather seats and 50s advertising prints framed on the walls. It's the ideal place to visit when planning a date or catching up with friends. The menu is full of classics such as a marinara, as well as lashings of fennel sausage, friarielli and scamorza.