Pizza

  • BungaTINI pizzeria and all day bar opens its doors in Covent Garden

    There’s now wood-fired pizza, cured meats, pastas and Italian treats-a-plenty up for grabs in Covent Garden, thanks to BungaTINI which has just opened its doors.

    It’s the sister restaurant to Bunga Bunga, making it the second offering from its general manager Matthew Richardson, who also managed Venetian small plate institution Polpo.

    There’ll be several menus on offer to suit your mood, depending

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  • USA's cheap-and-cheerful MOD Pizza rocks up to Leicester Square

    There’s no arguing with the fact that £7.87 is a more-than-fair price for a pizza, especially with all the toppings you could want, and enough even to make you overlook the fact that it is a bit of a weird number. MOD Pizza, a US-based chain, will soon be bringing their super-fast affordable pizza to the capital when their first London store opens in none other than Leicester Square.

    Not only will you be able to

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  • pizzicotto

    If you love pizza as much as us, the chance to try the creations of some of London's top chefs and raise money for a great cause sounds like a no-brainer. For a month, pizzas created by a group of chefs will be on offer at West London pizzeria Pizzicotto. The chef whose pizza sells the most will be crowned the winner of the Gourmet Pizza Challenge, and their pizza will become a permanent addition to the Pizzicotto menu.

    Chefs taking part are:

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  • Taco meets pizza with this Yard Sale and Breddos Tacos mash-up

    To the uninitiated, Mexican and Italian seem unlikely bedfellows - pinto bean puttanesca, anyone? But Yard Sale Pizza, in all their wisdom, has just announced their newest collaboration pizza will be Breddos Tacos, and safe to say, it looks fab. 

    Called the Dead Mex, it’ll be an intriguing blend of Central America by way of Italy -- and will have smoked ‘al pastor’ pig cheeks, roasted pineapple, salsa roja,

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  • radio alice

    There's a new pizzeria hitting Hoxton. Radio Alice, named after an Italian pirate radio station, is taking over the spot where Monikers was on Hoxton Square. It's the brainchild of brothers Salvatore and Matteo Aloe, who already have five well-respected restaurants in Italy.

    The thing they do differently is, after having made their pizza dough from mother yeast and ancient stoneground flour, they cook the base, slice it and only then add the

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  • Neapolitan pizza restaurant Panzo is coming to Exmouth Market

    There's a new Neapolitan pizza restaurant on the way to Exmouth Market. Panzo's main focus is on creating double-cooked lighter dough which raises for 26 hours. They're also aiming for smaller individually sized pizzas.

    On top of those pizzas, expect  toppings that include - mushroom, mozzarella, goat cheese, stilton, pine nuts with a drizzle of honey, pumpkin, courgette, mozzarella and ham and gorgonzola, raisins

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  • 00rabbits

    London's love of sourdough pizza shows no signs of slowing down. After the success of their first restaurant in Crystal Palace, the team behind Four Hundred Rabbits are bringing their sourdough pizza (made from their own starter, natch) and beer joint to Nunhead.

    It looks to be a very similar set-up to their previous place, with an emphasis on quality pizza made with expertly sourced ingredients, and a rotating menu of beers. With their proximity to hipster haven

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  • Zia Lucia, A new pizza place is coming to Holloway Road

    07/06/16 - Updated with soft launch info.

    We've been in the Islington area for a long time now and we've really noticed that the past few years or so have seen a real improvement in Holloway Road's food scene. So we look with interest to the opening of a new pizzeria, Zia Lucia, which is different enough to get our attention...  

    The pizza bases are 48-hour slow fermented doughs. And

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  • yardsale

    Updated 12/5/16 with opening details and launch offer

    The food scene in Finsbury Park is hotting up further with the news that Clapton pizzeria Yard Sale Pizza is opening there soon. The venture, which started out in one of the three founder's back garden, was voted Hackney’s best restaurant in Time Out's 2015 Love London Awards.

    The Finsbury Park branch will be on Blackstock Road, just down the road from Salvation in Noodles. Seating around 30,

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  • santamaria

    Updated 4/4/16 with soft launch details

    One of London's most highly rated pizzerias has just announced its plans to open a new restaurant. Santa Maria has been wowing pizza lovers in Ealing since they first opened four years ago. "Genuinely excellent pizza," said critic Andy Hayler of his meal there.

    Owners are Pasquale Chionchio and Angelo Ambrosio also opened Sacre Cuore over in Kensal Rise in 2012, but their new restaurant in Chelsea will be

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  • Pizza Pilgrims and Forza win reunite for a month-long Peckham residency

    Back at the very beginning of Forza Win, it was the team up between Forza and Pizza Pilgrims which kicked everything off on a Shoreditch rooftop. Now they're teaming up again (as Forza Win get ready to open another restaurant) with a two month residency in Peckham. On the menu

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  • Joe Public Pizza takes up residency in a Clapham ex loo

    There’s a new pizza place heading to Clapham, setting up shop on a reclaimed London Victorian lavatory space, just as WC did a year or so ago.

    This pizza joint is all about pizza by the slice, coming from 20” pizzas (which you can also have whole, if you’re REALLY hungry). They’re planning regularly changing

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  • Grand Union Wapping combines coffee, cocktails, restaurant and barber

    The next Grand Union will actually be called Trade Union, and is coming to Wapping, is broadening what it does a little, specifically in the coffee and barbershop direction. It's a huge space (over 6000 square feet) which means they have plenty of room for everything. And they'll be pushing it all as a hub for daily working with plenty of charging spots throughout too. 

    First up is the coffee, for which

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  • pizza

    If you're into pizza, and we mean REALLY into pizza, then the pop-up hitting Harrods this month is going to have you drooling over your deep pan. Two Italian chefs pushing the boundaries of pizzas back in Italy are taking over The Pizzeria in store for five days. Pizza Gourmet will feature six pizzas by Veronese chef Simone Padoan and Neaopolitan chef Franco Pepe as part of a special promotion by Identità Golose.

    Pepe, whose restaurant Pepe in Grani is just outside

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  • Pizza Pilgrims is bringing pizza - and soup - to Exmouth Market

    There's more change on the way to Exmouth Market as one of the top pizza purveyors of Soho are on the way there with their latest pizzeria.

    Expect lots of pizza. In case you're not aware of them already, they're known for their - very good indeed - Neapolitan pizza coming in Margherita, Marinara, Carbonara and spicy Nduja flavours (they were one of the earliest to use nduja in

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