London's Best Pizza Restaurants
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 and restaurants 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.
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.
For luxurious sourdough pizzas cooked fresh to order in an authentic wood-burning oven, look no further than Victoria-based Wild by Tart. Forgoing your bog-standard margarita and Hawaiian offerings, expect high-quality toppings such as pickled chilli and spicy fennel sausages.
Anyone who finds themselves in Kentish Town is in luck because Never For Ever offers some of the best pizza in London, alongside plenty of craft beer, cocktails and wines from around the world. These slices are loaded with everything from traditional toppings like salami and olives to whacky purple potatoes and succulent oxtail.
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.
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.
A pretty restaurant in Ealing, Teatro Hall is slinging out wood-fired delights in plush blue booths. Choose from classic margherita, vegan versions and meatball topped slices of pizza or opt for a delish portion of pasta or small plates.
Deliberately subtle on street level, Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes is in fact a quirky London pizza restaurant 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.
London's only vampire-themed pizzeria is one unique place to eat. A must for those who love a dash of 80's nostalgia, quirky pizza toppings and plenty of character with their meal, Lost Souls Pizza are famed for mouthwatering slices and eccentric shenanigans.
If you're looking for some of the best pizza in London, then look no further than the Bloomsbury bowling lanes. Fronting the famous Rays Pizza, these fresh as heck plates bring you the crispiest crusts and tastiest ingredients in town alongside activities aplenty.
A gorgeous pizzeria in the heart of Hackney, this unique bar and restaurant serves up some of the most sumptuous slices in East London. Boasting a huge range of types and toppings, you'll be spoilt for choice, particularly when they throw fresh pastas and salads into the mix.
With pizza being sold by the slice, Voodoo Rays takes inspiration from New York. The Peckham venue whips out delicious doughy delights, as well as scrumptious sides to boot. Think everything from buffalo wings to macaroni and cheese and vegan slaw.
If you're craving a slice of the good stuff, then be sure to head along Elmo's Pizza Bar. Not only do they have a gorgeous space to dine in, but their Rome born head chef is a master of dough, and promises some of the best Italian bites in the city.
Bocca Bocca is the stunning Italian restaurant in Leyton that's slinging out some of the best slices in town. Inspired by the flavours of Naples and using high-quality ingredients, this joint offers toppings such as artisanal pork sausage, sauteed friarielli, smoked provola and more.
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.
Not only do these dynamic dining destinations contain as many as 11 kitchens per venue, as well as bars and coffee shops, but each street food offering is serving up some of the finest fare around. Dig into freshly made slices topped with all sorts from pepperoni to vegetables.
Tasty pizzas are a speciality for this cosy Bermondsey pub. Made fresh in their garden oven, you'll find some of the best pizzas in London here, with options ranging from spicy pepperoni, to rocket and prosciutto and even an eggs florentine variation.
After a bar or pub with pizza in London? Islington's Craft House is a great bet, fronting Neapolitan-style slices and a choice of craft beers or cocktails to wash it down with. Better yet, there's foosball and pool to play after you've filled up.
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 sisters in Bishopsgate and Heddon Street, both complete with their own shuffleboard.
For carb lovers alike, Dehesa offers up some of the best Spanish tapas in the city. While it's not your traditional pizza, their chargrilled flatbread is an absolute must so you and your pals can cut up slices and share.
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.
Dreaming of mouthwatering slices? Yup. Then you're going to want to check out Someday in Finsbury Park. This cool venue is serving up tasty grub from ACE, including a vegan Papa Jones made up of spicy sausage, peppers and fennel, alongside classic favourites.
In the mood for some stone-baked pizza and fresh glass of wine? Luckily for you, that's exactly what Serata Hall in Shoreditch specialises in. Head on down for a chill night with mates or a first date, and sample fresh pizza with the biggest selection of wine on tap outside the US.