There's been a serious revolution in the London pizza world over the past few years. It's now possible to get some world-beating pizzas here and we're on a mission to tell you where to find them.
Trained up under Massimo Bottura, Neapolitan born restaurateur Ivan Simeoli's pizzeria is all about the correct ingredients.
We've already written about Adrian Martin's Wildflower, which is opening in the new Buck Street Market development in Camden, but that's not the only big opening that's coming to the new market. Joining him will be
They've already teamed up with Loyle Carner and next up for Yard sale is a special pizza with Brit Award and Mercury Prize-nominated artist Jessie Ware. It's coming out just as her new cookbook hits shops, which is itself inspired by the hugely successful podcast (which she does with her mum) Table Manners, which has boasted Ed Sheeran and Nigella Lawson as guests.
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The next Pizza Pilgrims is something of a departure. Yes, there will be the usual top-notch Neapolitan pizzas, but this Camden opening will also be home to a fully-fledged Pizza Academy.
All of which means that alongside the traditional pizzeria will be a space that's designed to help people get into a hospitality career. It's aimed at the young, ex-homeless, ex-offenders or
Pizzeria L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele is opening their second London restaurant in Soho - and you can expect the same huge (and hugely popular) Neapolitan pizzas from the original. Plus fried pizzas if carbs just aren't enough...
A team-up between the founders of Santa Maria and Firezza, this is bringing pizzas, beer and music under one roof in Clapton - creating a new-style pizza pub in the process.
Pizza Pilgrims do have the habit of putting on specials that look particularly tempting and this latest collaboration is no exception. They've teamed up with The Cheese Bar (the people behind the wonderful Pick & Cheese) and as you can imagine, a very cheesy pizza is the
Combining Puglian pizza know-how with Indian inspiration, this new Tufnell Park pizzeria is hoping to woo folk with their fusion pizzas.
After a successful pop-up at The Hive last year, Rich Baker and Sarah Brading's Flat Earth is back with plant-based pizzas using sustainable ingredients. Last year they were first runner up in the 2019 Sustainable Lifestyle Awards best restaurant of the year - and now they're opening at The Plough in Homerton for a long-term residency.
With restaurants in Islington and Hammersmith already, Zia Lucia have won many fans for their pizzas - available in four types of dough from vegetable charcoal to the more traditional. This sees them heading to the City with their third pizza restaurant.
It is - as they say - Veganuary, when you're encouraged to go fully plant-based for a month. But Yard Sale Pizza are going one step further. They already have one popular vegan pizza on the menu - now they're adding three more as permanent additions.
The new pizzas are:
Brothers James and Thom are drawing on the Italian journey they made before opening their first pizzeria to inspire the design of their 12th restaurant.
Updated 17/10/19 with menu and images
If you've been wondering what's going on at the Duke of York on Downham Street (where the old Beef & Brew was) then let us enlighten you.
It's expected to reopen today under new management. Running the show now is Barworks - the folk behind Mare Street Market, The Well & Bucket and more. Hot Dinners spoke to the company's co-owner Marc Francis-Baum who told us that while in previous
This year has been a big year for Dishoom's iconic bacon naan. First, they decided to supersize it, introducing the Bacon Double Naan in April. Now they've gone one further - teaming up with the chaps at Pizza PIlgrims for a special edition pizza - and it's all in aid of charity.
The Dishoom Bacon and Egg Naan Pizza sounds like
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