This year National Pizza Day falls on Friday the 9th February. Here’s where you’ll find us celebrating with a humble slice…
Words Miriam Carey
7 Places to Eat Pizza on National Pizza Day in London
It seems that there is nobody who doesn’t like pizza, so naturally, as a nation we have named a day to be the national day of appreciation. This year that day falls on Friday the 9th February, so here is our round-up of where to go to celebrate National Pizza Day.
The Gluten-Free Pizza: Zia Lucia
Zia Lucia has just opened a new pizzeria in Brook Green where they will be serving pizzas on National Pizza Day made from a limited edition green vegetable dough. The green dough adds to the restaurant’s existing unique dough offering – all dough is slow fermented over 48 hours – which includes gluten-free, wholemeal and vegetable charcoal options.
61 Blythe Road, W14
The Hipster Pizza: Heist Bank
Go to Heist Bank in Paddington for your National Pizza Day pizza fix and order the mouth-watering spicy lamb pizza, topped with aged feta and wild rocket, or burnt shallots, coupled with onion, smoked pancetta and Berkswell cheese. Enjoy with a craft beer over a game of pool in the games room.
5 N Wharf Road, W2
The American Deep Crust: Bobby Fitzpatrick
Bobby Fitzpatrick’s is the ideal retro haunt to visit on National Pizza Day for a classic American deep crust. The 1950s diner offers classic and traditional toppings such as chicken tikka and lamb doner, and retro cocktails such as Mai Tai and spiced daiquiri.
273 West End Lane, NW6
The Spicy Roulette Pizza: Canova Hall
In honour of National Pizza Day, Brixton’s Canova Hall is spicing things up with a fiery Pizza Roulette – diners ordering the rock star Margherita, a pizza with toppings of stracciatella, mozzarella, roast tomatoes, rocket and salsa verde, will be in for a spicy surprise as one slice is elevated with hidden Birdseye chilli.
250 Ferndale Rd, SW9
The True Italian Pizza: Radio Alice
Named after a pirate Italian radio station, Radio Alice serves super tasty sourdough pizzas, using a traditional yet nutritious recipe born in Bologna. Ingredients are also sourced from Italy, from small-scale suppliers, to bring you a true Italian pizza on National Pizza Day.
16 Hoxton Square, N1
The Michelin Star Pizza: Hai Cenato
Hai Cenato in Victoria now servese an exclusive guest pizza from Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura, just in time for National Pizza Day. The pizza features Italian pork sausage, shavings of Parmigiano-Reggiano and caramelised onions. It is completed with a drop of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena – a product of Massimo’s hometown.
79 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1E