Tuck in at our pick of Glasgow and Edinburgh’s best pizza places
4 Charlotte Ln, Edinburgh
A hidden gem on Charlotte Lane in the West End. They offer 48-hour slow-proofed pizza dough, handstretched, with over 50 toppings.
TRY: The Heartbreaker, with Roquito pepper sauce, Scottish mozarella, Italian sausage, fresh jalapeno, grilled red onion, rosemary and Sriracha.
DOUGH MAN’S LAND
A wood-fired pizza truck run by three lads from Glasgow. Frequently to be found at food festivals and can be booked for weddings and events.
TRY: One of their daily specials, or as many of them as you like – thanks to their insanely hot oven, their pizzas are fired in just 90 seconds.
94 Miller St, Glasgow
471 Great Western Rd, Glasgow
Paesano claim the title of the first authentic Neapolitan pizza in Glasgow, and offer just nine core pizzas, which they have perfected, alongside specials.
TRY: Their Spianata spicy salami from Calabria with tomato sugo, mozzarella and evoo.
90 St Vincent St, Glasgow
Unlimited toppings and anarchic ideas run rampant at Pizza Punks, where you can stack your pizza as high as you like with Irn-Bru pulled pork, pickled gherkins and even mac n’ cheese.
TRY: Staff favourite the ExtraVeganZa with BBQ sauce, vegan mozzarella, BBQ pulled jackfruit, red peppers, jalapeños and olives.
85 Dalry Road, Edinburgh
The sister restaurant of Locanda di Gusti, Pizzeria 1926 concentrates on genuinely authentic Neapolitan pizza. The inspiration behind the name and the decor is the formation of the Naples football team in 1926.
TRY: Pizza fritta, which is filled with ciccoli (soft curled pork crackling), fresh ricotta, fresh provola (smoked buffalo mozzarella) and a touch of tomato, then deep-fried like the original Naples street food.
42 Howe St, Edinburgh
Entirely vegetarian and vegan, Novapizza takes a healthier approach without compromising on taste. Tucked away on Howe Street, the regular customers filling the tables show how good it is.
TRY: Focaccia al Salmone with cream, fresh rocket, black olives, mayonnaise, lemon, veggie salmon and veggie Parmesan.