London's Best Pizza

Thin stone-baked dough with soft salty crusts topped with tomato sauce, gooey cheese, cured meats, fresh veg and sprinklings of herbs is pizza at its most basic. Here is our edit of the best pizzerias in London.


Pizza Pilgrims

The crispy, smoky base of Pizza Pilgrims’ pizza is a force to be reckoned with. Order the Ndjua pizza and expect a doughy, salty base topped with plenty of the spicy hot sausage. This is pizza just how it should be – unfussy and fresh. The irrefutable, and modest, winners of our London pizza edit.

  • 8/10 (£8.50)
  • 8/10
  • 8/10

1 Dean Street, W1D 3RP
02072 878964



Franco Manca

With seven restaurants dotted around the edges of London, none beats the small Franco Manca concession within Brixton food market. The atmosphere is buzzing with young food types trawling up and down the market searching for a table at one of the hotspots. The menu is modest, reasonably priced, and all the pizzas are made with sour dough. Our favourite, without a doubt, is the tomato, cured organic chorizo and mozzarella pizza. Delicious.

  • 8/10 (£7.10)
  • 8/10
  • 7/10

7 locations across London, including: 

Unit 4, Market Row, SW9 8LD
020 7738 3021

53 Bedford Hill, SW12 9EZ
020 88772 0489




Beginning life as a modest portable pizza oven in London Fields, the wood fired oven is now a permanent fixture in Covent Garden. Go for a whole pizza and split the flavours, one half soppressata and rocket which comes topped with mounds of gooey mozzarella and hot Italian salami (a regular fixture), and perhaps the mushroom, pine nut and ricotta option (which graces the menu far more rarely). The pizza base itself is wafer thin and the crusts are doughy and impossible not to eat.

  • 5/10 (£20)
  • 8/10
  • 8/10

Covent Garden
13 Neal’s Yard, WC2H 9DP
020 3151 7488




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