Best pizza in Edinburgh

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Wael Makki | Date posted - 29 Nov 2018
Pizza is love, pizza is life. The only problem with pizza is there is too much choice. The capital is home to a whole host of brilliant pizzerias, so we’ve hunted the whole city and listed the five best pizzas in Edinburgh. Whether you want a sourdough pizza base or a traditional Neapolitan pizza, we’ve got you covered. Get a slice of the action, the capital surely don’t fail to please us!


Located in the heart of the city, Amarone is an Italian restaurant serving authentic and contemporary Milanese dishes. With more than 15 different choices, Amarone offers all kinds of pizzas, from the classic Margherita and Napoletana to more original pizzas, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. It’s a great spot for a business meal or a boozy night out with your friends. And talking about boozy, don’t miss out on their fine selection of Italian wines, they’re simply d-i-v-i-n-e.

Tony Macaroni

Follow the scent of delicious pizzas cooked on a wood-fired oven, and you’ll end up at Tony Macaroni. This Italian restaurant is located in Edinburgh’s Omni Centre and specialises in pizzas (hell yeah). Expect Napoli pizza, Amatriciana, Hawaii, Friarielli, Cotto e Funghi, and more than 20 other delightful options. It’s not just food on the menu, you can enjoy your meal in style with their Zonin prosecco bar, which offers a wide range of drinks from all corners of the globe. By implementing themselves in our capital, Tony Macaroni has added a bit of sparkle, serving some of the best pizzas in Edinburgh.

Pizzeria 1926

If you’re a pizza lover and are in for a new experience, you need to go to Pizzeria 1926. Here, you’ll find all the classics, as well as a pizza fritta. If you’ve never heard about it (and we can’t blame you), a pizza fritta is a Neapolitan street food that has never quite taken off outside Naples but is extremely popular amongst the locals. The concept is a little like a calzone. They seal the topping between two layers of pizza dough and deep-fry until it’s crispy. Kinda like pizza crunch actually… Did they copy us? Don’t waste any more time and experience it for yourself, you’ll thank us later!


Charwood is a Scottish and Italian restaurant located a quick 25 minutes ride from the city centre. And if you’re looking for the best pizzas in Edinburgh, then trust us, it’s worth the ride. Their menu features authentic Scottish plates, as well as traditional homemade pizzas. And if you’re not sure whether you should go for Scottish or Italian, why not try both? Alongside the classics, their pizza menu proposes a BBQ pulled pork with haggis and roast pepper pizza. Pretty amazing, no? We know you’re intrigued, so why not reserve your table now?


If you think vegan and pizza don’t go well together, Harmonium is about to change your mind. Situated in Leith, this 100% vegan restaurant has developed a cool menu including stone baked pizzas and exciting desserts. Expect five vegan pizzas that will certainly not fail to please those taste buds of yours. Try our favourite one, the Bensonhurst: it’s made with seitan pepperoni, garlic sausage, green peppers, red onions, black olives and cheese, YUM! They cater to all ages and are very dog-friendly.
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