The best pizza restaurants in London

Calling all slice slingers and dough divas! We’re on a flavour-fueled mission to uncover the best pizza restaurants in London.

Forget the Michelin stars and pretentious reviews. In our ultimate pizza guide, we’ll uncover hidden gems, local legends, and the top London pizza shops dominating the dough game.

So whether you’re a die-hard Neapolitan aficionado, a deep-dish devotee or a secret fan of the infamous Hawaiian pizza pie (you know who you are), it’s time to buckle up for a drool-worthy tour of London’s favourite pizza joints.

🍕 Homeslice – Marylebone

Person holding pizza sliceHomeslice’s super-size pizzas feature a thin and crispy consistency that will keep you coming back for more, time after time! With three locations spread across the capital, Homeslice has won Londoner’s hearts with its wonderful service and superstar pizzas.

With the option to order whole or by the slice, Homeslice’s gorgeous pizza menu even offers ‘Half & Half’ pizzas – so whoever you’re with, everyone can enjoy their favourite pizza toppings. Don’t forget to try Homeslice’s menu showstopper, the mushroom and ricotta pizza with pumpkin seeds, chilli flakes, chives and garlic oil.

🍕 Gordos Pizza – Dalston

If you’re seeking the ultimate Italian restaurant experience in London, Gordo’s Pizza in Dalston is your best bet. Serving mouth-watering pizzas and authentic Italian dishes, Gordo’s has become a smash hit in London’s restaurant scene.

With a trendy interior featuring vintage tiles and framed photographs, this funky London pizza shop is famed for its exceptional food and incredibly friendly service.

🍕 Skylarking – Peckham

Pizza at Skylarking PeckhamPeckham’s newest neighbourhood bar has become the go-to hangout spot in South London. Skylarking, a hidden London pizza shop nestled under Peckham’s iconic railway arches, serves outstanding sourdough pizzas alongside a fabulous cocktail selection.

Known for lively weekly events, live music and vinyl sessions, Skylarking is also famous for its magnificent pizza menu. Menu highlights include the Nduja & Chilli, Napoli Salami and the veggie Roasted Aubergine & Kale.

🍕 Sodo Pizza – Bethnal Green

Using fresh seasonal produce, Sodo Pizza has crafted one of East London’s favourite sourdough pizzas. Paired with stunning natural wines and locally crafted beers, Sodo’s uses an ancient bread-making technique to perfect their long-fermented sourdough base.

Sodo’s light and airy Bethnal Green restaurant is a lovely spot to enjoy a pizza with friends. Filled with vibrant greenery, Sodo boasts communal bench tables and a creatively named menu – particularly the fish-based ‘John Bon Chovy’!

🍕 Detroit Pizza – Spitalfields

Deep-pan pizzaLooking for the ultimate Detroit-style pizza in London? The aptly named Detroit Pizza in Spitalfields is sure to hit the spot! Serving one of the best deep-pan pizzas in the capital, Detroit Pizza has evolved from simply serving through a hole in a Network Rail wall in Battersea to welcoming queues for pizza lovers at their two permanent pizza joints.

Discover menu favourites including the veggie Red Stripe, the classic Detroit and even the Bacon Double Cheeseburger pie, Detroit Pizza. And we can’t forget to mention the small plates! The Detroit Bruschetta is a standout highlight.

Stay nearby

🍕 The Dusty Knuckle – Harringay

Pizza restaurantRenowned for serving some of the tastiest sandwiches and baked goods in the capital, The Dusty Knuckle’s pizza is an underrated gem in the London food scene. Serving pizza from Thursday to Saturday, The Dusty Knuckle Harringay transforms from a humble café to a lively pizza joint.

Serving perfectly cooked pizza in their wood-fired oven, The Dusty Knuckle is also famous for its inspiring community work. Including working with ex-offenders, early school leavers and the long-term unemployed.

🍕 Ria’s – Notting Hill

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Nestled in Notting Hill, Ria’s is one of the newest eateries creating quite a buzz in West London. Ria’s is a gorgeously designed pizzeria renowned for offering an exquisite menu of deep-dish pizza and natural wines.

Using 72-hour fermented ‘Wildfarmed’ flour, Ria’s Detroit-style pizza is baked with a superb crispy crust alongside scrumptious toppings. From whipped ricotta and tomato to vegan nduja, prepared to be wowed with Ria’s charming team and pizza menu. If wine isn’t quite your thing, take a peek at Ria’s house cocktails and draft beer!

🍕 The Hawk’s Nest – Shepard’s Bush

Pizza and wine at The Hawk's Nest LondonSelf-dubbed the ultimate neighbourhood hangout, The Hawk’s Nest is one of West London’s liveliest pizza restaurants!

Packed with plants, twinkling lights and the succulent smell of Italian delights, The Hawk’s Nest’s gorgeous undercover terrace bar is an epic spot to enjoy a pizza with friends. Best of all, pop in before 7pm Monday to Friday and enjoy a Margherita pizza and margarita cocktail for just £12.50!

🍕 Crisp Pizza W6 – Hammersmith

Taking up residence in Hammersmith’s favourite pub, Crisp has hit London’s food scene by storm with their delectable pizzas. Crisp has quickly become one of the best pizza restaurants in London, with plenty of mentions across TikTok and Instagram.

Featuring a tasty thin crust and mouth-watering toppings, from Vecna Pie to the 4Cheese Calzone, Crisp has proved itself as definitely worth the hype! To avoid disappointment, book ahead to secure to spot to try one of the best pizzas in London right now!

🍕 Bad Boy Pizza Society – Covent Garden

Pizza at Bad Boy Pizza SocietyBad Boy Pizza Society has wowed London’s restaurant scene with its signature pizza – and it’s easy to see why! B.B.P.S stole the show with their Pepperoni Alla Vodka pizza at the 2022 National Pizza Award, earning notoriety for serving up the UK’s finest Neo-Neapolitan pizza.

Starting as a simple uni society in Southampton, the bad boys behind B.B.P.S now sit alongside fellow foodie legends at Seven Dials Market. Our top pick from their menu: the Crusty Old Goat featuring mozzarella, goat’s cheese and caramelised onion.