Scream For Pizza
📍 21-25 Starbeck Avenue, Sandyford, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1RJ
“AHHHHHHHHHHHH! Was that loud enough?! No? Hang on, let me just grab my megaphone…” What started as a Neapolitan Pizza street food van now incorporates their very own restaurant as the team at Scream for Pizza continues to go from strength to strength. Trained in Naples at the much revered La Notizia Pizzeria, these guys don’t just produce Neapolitan-styled pizzas, they create actual Neapolitan pizzas and have been mesmerising the North East with their talents since 2014.
Best slice 🍕 Live and Let Fry – 2 pizzettes topped with San Marzano tomatoes, basil, stracciatella, extra virgin olive oil and San Danielle prosciutto.
📍 4 Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5EN
Ant and Dec, Alan Shearer and Les Ferdinand, Newcastle has been graced with some truly iconic duos in its time and now, at the Newcastle Tap, you can get possibly the greatest double act of all time: beer and pizza! With an ever-changing array of award-winning beers and a sumptuous selection of handmade pizzas, you’ll be able to tap into a not-so-secret world where good times and delicious treats flow in equal measure.
Best slice 🍕 Hello, is it meat you’re looking for? – Mozzarella, Cajun chicken, Cotto ham, Italian pepperoni and mixed peppers.
Craft & Dough (Kelham Island)
📍 1A Kelham Square, Kelham Island, Sheffield, S3 8SD
The world would grind to a stagnant stop if we didn’t have trailblazers thinking outside the box, taking ordinary creations and reinventing them to take them to bigger and better heights… Enter Craft & Dough. These guys are pioneers, innovators, trendsetters, taking the concept of pizza and somehow elevating it to new levels of epic. Throw in their extensive selection of drinks and this is the closest thing to paradise you’ll find in the vibrant city of Sheffield.
📍 182 West Street, Sheffield, S1 4ET
Arrive for the pizzas, stay for the party. This fantastic building looks like it was plucked from downtown New York and dropped in the heart of Sheffield, and they boast a brilliant menu and a buzzing party atmosphere befitting of our friends from across the pond. Each one of their critically acclaimed, handmade pizzas is exquisite in its own right and when accompanied with one of their classic cocktails, it shows that pizza dining can be a sophisticated outing and not just something you scoff whilst you’re flobbing on the sofa.
Best slice 🍕 Miss Jackson – New Yorker – Tomato sauce, grated 100% mozzarella, pepperoni, spicy beef and ham.
POCO Sicilian Street Food
📍 360 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, LS4 2HQ
Often when you’re out and about, you want to grab a quick bite to eat, but a pizza is the last thing you’d usually want, given that it takes a little while to prepare, plus a whole pizza isn’t always conducive to charging around the rest of the day. Well, not anymore! POCO Sicilian Street Food allows you to buy pizza by the slice so you can get a deliciously authentic slice of Italy in a flash. Forget those pathetic, tasteless meal deal sandwiches and head to POCO!
Best slice 🍕 Classic Margherita made Sicilian style.
Gusto da Gianni
📍 26 Newland Avenue, Hull, HU5 3AF
A lot of takeaway pizzas and pizza restaurants these days are so far removed from their heritage you’d be forgiven for thinking they weren’t even Italian. Well, Gusto da Gianni is dialling it back to the good old days and giving you an authentic Italian dining experience in the heart of Kingston upon Hull. Using the freshest ingredients and their traditional family recipe they craft some incredible creations which transport you to the sunny shores of Italia.
Best slice 🍕 Fiorentina – Tomato, mozzarella, Italian grilled ham, artichoke, mushrooms, olives.