Get a slice of the action from these Liverpool pizza joints.
Pizza is probably one of the best creations out there, and it’s hard to top. That combination of dough, cheese and tomato sauce is simple but pure deliciousness. Luckily, there are some amazing Liverpool restaurants serving up this epic combination, and with more tasty (and some intriguing) toppings and we’ve rounded up the best places for you to tuck into a slice.
Rudy’s is probably the easiest way to feel like you’ve escaped to Italy as their passionate pizzaiolos are intent on following the traditions and artistry of pizza from Naples, which explains why their pizza is pretty damn good! The relaxed Liverpool restaurant serves up exciting toppings on their pizzas such as their Calabrese pizza topped with tomato, fior di latte, basil and spicy n’duja sausage, as well as their white sauce-based pizza known as Ancozzese that features chilli flakes, smoked mozzarella, Tuscan sausage, friarielli and extra virgin olive oil. Rudy’s is constantly developing exciting additions to their menu but maintaining the Italian pizza-making traditions, such as their plant-based range and latest launch of a Nutella pizza with the chocolatey hazelnut spread, cream, crushed pistachios and amaretto and mascarpone cream drizzle.
Rudy’s, 3-7 Castle Street, L2 4SW
Part pizza joint, part bar, Crazy Pedro’s brings us the best of both worlds with its legendary lunch deal – two slices and a drink for a fiver. Their pizzas are topped with a host of weird and wonderful things, from classics like Pedro’s Pepperoni to the downright bizarre like The Mac Daddy- a pizza topped with a mini hamburger, Jack cheese, mac sauce, gherkins and shredded iceberg lettuce. Crazy Pedro’s also recently collaborated with tequila makers Jose Cuervo to create the unreal Margarita Margherita, a tequila-infused pizza like never before. Plus, their cocktails are something special- can’t go wrong with a Fizz Wiz in your drink.
Crazy Pedro’s, 25 Parr Street, Ropewalks, L1 4JN
For those a bit further out of the city but still in need of their pizza fix (because who isn’t in need of pizza?) then there’s Two Cents Pizza in Ormskirk. The pizza restaurant known for getting us through lockdown with their DIY pizza kits also serves epic, freshly baked slices too. Like Rudy’s, Two Cents is all about the Neapolitan-style pizzas and their short but outstanding menu features some note-worthy dishes like their Staten Island pizza which has a tomato base, then topped with mozzarella, red onion, olives, pesto, balsamic drizzle and rocket. Plus you have to try the n’duja-naise to dip those crusts in to. Thank us later!
Two Cents Pizza, 41 Burscough Street, Ormskirk, L39 2EG
Calling all thin and crispy pizza lovers, Amalia in Liverpool is the one for you. This pizza restaurant serves up classic Italian pizza that we know and love such as four cheese, pepperoni and Hawaiian (well, some of us love it). Amalia even offers pizzas topped with Bolognese or chips! You can not only order beautifully thin based pizza but Amalia also serves up calzones and even has a calzone challenge which involves eating a 5lb calzone filled with vegetables, mincemeat, tomato sauce and a load of cheese. Good luck!
Amalia, 2 Campbell Square, L1 5FB
In need of a quick bite? Well, Nightcrawler, located next door to The Merchant, serves pizza by the slice. The Liverpool pizza restaurant is the perfect hangover cure and their slices are most definitely not stingy. Recent pizza creations by Nightcrawler include their vegan special that features mock duck, hoisin sauce, spring onions, peppers, pickled cucumber with a sticky soy glaze. Plus their Dr Pepper pizza is a must-try too!
Nightcrawler, 38 Slater Street, L1 4BX
[Featured Image: Nightcrawler and Rudy’s]