Best Pizza in Edinburgh

Like most people, we love to dig into a delicious slice of pizza. Despite having a very different climate to Napoli, Edinburgh has a huge selection of Neapolitan-style Pizza restaurants to choose from. I've also thrown in a few pizza wild-cards if you're feeling adventurous!

Pizzeria 1926

Who knew that blending true Neapolitan-style pizza and football would be so great? Pizza 1926 is an incredibly popular staple in Edinburgh since 2016. The self-described “easygoing and unfussy” restaurant, focuses on the basics and sure knows how to do them well. 


If your feeling as though you want to stray from the traditional path, Homie is serving up proper deep-dish Detroit-style pizzas. Hearty toppings, bready base, crispy edges- perfect for dunking into their homemade dips. They also have three tasty vegan options on the menu.

Matto Pizza

You can always taste the difference with a wood-fired oven and Matto pizza are no exception. Crafting true Neapolitan-style pizzas from fresh dough, quality Italian products, and fresh local produce. There are vegetarian and vegan options available from the menu too. Don’t skimp out on dessert either, you have to try their “Matto crema e amarena” dessert pizza filled with cream and topped with black cherries.


Cosy, rustic and full of heart, Origano is the loveliest dinner spot and is increasingly popular amongst locals. Origano accentuates the freshness of their ingredients with their hand-stretched dough and locally-sourced produce.  


If you're passing through Leith, you must pop into Razzo! Delicious traditional Neapolitan baked pizzas. Imagine.. San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil… perfection!


Having won the 2020 prize for ‘Edinburgh’s Most Delicious Thing’, Civerinos must be doing something right. Hugely popular amongst visitors and locals alike. The restaurant gives a New York bar vibe and provides a great selection of deep-pan pizzas!

Pizza Posto

Using multi-cereal dough with fresh ingredients, and then blasting it in a clay oven is the winning method at Pizza Posto. They have a large menu of red and white-based pizzas. 

La Favorita (Vittoria Group)

Rustic, log fired, La Favorita! La Favorita is a third generation Italian family Pizza restaurant with a few of them dotted around Edinburgh. They even include gluten-free options.


@Pizza can be found on Charlotte Lane, just off the Royal Mile. It rapidly became a crowd favourite due to its distinctive rectangular-shaped pizzas. They use a 48-hour rise on their sourdough to ensure the perfect base. If you're feeling a bit picky, they also offer a build-your-own pizza option. 

Pizza Geeks

Pizza Geeks not only serves up homemade Neapolitan-style pizzas, but they also give back to the community. ‘Pizza for the People’ is an initiative that donates pizzas to homeless and disadvantaged people in the local community. They are also known for the video game, cartoon and movie themes that they weave throughout the restaurant. 


Handcrafted, stone-baked saltwater pizza using fresh Italian ingredients. They have two dainty restaurants with additional outside heating, one on Rose Street and the other in Newington.

Salerno Pizza

Fresh Neapolitan pizzas utilising high-quality traditional Italian ingredients. They have vegan and gluten-free options too. 

The standard of pizza in Edinburgh is high, so there is no excuse not to go and try these restaurants out! Don't forget to leave a positive review on your favourite restaurants to help support their business

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