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.

Last updated on 17th January 2023

The Rectory

76 user reviews 4

If you're a fan of thin and crispy stone-baked pizzas then The Rectory is the pub for you. Located just a short walk from Clapham Common Station, the pub features a list of all-time classics to be enjoyed alongside a pint from their stellar selection of beers and wines.

Never For Ever

123 user reviews 5

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.

Heist Bank

459 user reviews 5

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.

St John’s Tavern

13 user reviews 5

Bottomless pizza? Hell yeah. Head down to St. John's Tavern in Clapham and you'll be treated to slice upon slice of the Italian classic every Monday, alongside cheap pints of craft beer, classic cocktails and top-notch wines.

Bounce, Farringdon

1239 user reviews 4

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. 

Old Street Records

789 user reviews 4

2-4-1 Cocktails and 1 other offer

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.

Vegan pizza in London? You'll find a fully plant-based menu of slices at Purezza, where they're slathered in all kinds of classic Italian flavours for toppings, from carbonara to meatballs. Plus, there are cocktails to accompany.

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.