Top 5 London Pizza Spots
Posted by Abigail Six in London Life
With an abundance of pizza spots in London, it can be hard to narrow down the best of the best. So we’ve taken to the city streets and selected our Top 5 London Pizza Spots. They each offer a unique vibe, some with more traditional tastes and others reinventing the realms of pizza topping possibilities. Check out our top 5 below!
Pizza East is a mecca of creativity and amazing flavor. Open 7 days a week with late hours on Friday and Saturday, this pizza spot is perfect for a night with friends, a cozy date or a pre-drinks dinner. They even do breakfast and brunch on the weekends! Wood fired pizza with toppings like squid, pork belly and lamb ragu, a whole section of antipasti and a dessert & sweets menu to satisfy any sweet tooth. Prices start at £5 and go up. Making this spot affordable and ultra-tasty.
Locations – Shoreditch (Our favourite!), Kentish Town and Portobellow
Franko Manca’s has become a London staple! With 30+ locations in London, the sourdough kings sure know what they’re doing. Originating in Brixton market 30 years ago, these guys keep pizza simple with fresh ingredients, classics flavors and low prices. They tend to rotate in seasonal ingredients too! Currently on the menu is a pizza with pancetta, spiced butternut squash, porcini mushrooms, roasted hazelnuts and mozzarella….our mouths are watering! To keep it student friendly, they have a deal with UniDays which includes a pizza and drink for just £6.95! More info can be found on their website.
Locations – So many! Our favourite spot is Covent Garden
When New York Pizza meets London street style, something beautiful is born. Voodoo Ray’s dishes up New York style pizzas by the slice or the pan with flavor combinations that are out of this world. Try the Rubenesque (Salt Beef, Sauerkraut, Emmental, Mozzarella, Russian Dressing, Tomato Sauce) which is a pizza take on the classic Ruben or Queen Vegan (Artichoke Hearts, Green Olives, Red Onion, Sun-blush Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Green Sauce) perfect for all our vegan friends. Gigantic slices are just £2.50 and they have a full selection of IPA’s and local craft brews to wash it all down.
Locations – Dalston, Shoreditch (Box Park) and Peckham
If your Italian aunt or grandma opened a pizza restaurant, this would be it. Filled with love and family ties, Zia Lucia specializes in gourmet pizza and 4 types of dough! Dough options start with a traditional light pizza dough, then a crisply gluten free option, a rich whole meal pizza dough, and our favorite the vegetable charcoal pizza dough. Choose your dough, then your toppings, sit back and wait for perfection. They even do a homemade tiramisu to top off a brilliant evening.
Location – Hammersmith or order from Deliveroo
What started out as a pop up during brewery events and festivals, has become an essential in the London pizza scene. Making their home base in Neal’s Yard, Homeslice is serving up a millennials heaven of pizza flavor combinations. With blends like kimchi, porcini cream and basil or spiced lamb, savoy cabbage and sumac yoghurt and even aubergine, cauliflower cheese, spinach and harissa. Homeslice is a spot not to be missed. We recommend ordering a few slices with different toppings and finding your favourite. And with prices starting at just £4, it’s friendly for all student budgets.
Locations – Neal’s Yard, Fitzrovia, Shoreditch, City and White City
Let us know you’re favourite pizza spots below or one you think deserves to be our list. Make sure to check out our blog on other spots for Foodies around London.