If you're enjoying a day out in London, a pizzeria can be a good place to head to for a meal that suits everybody. Perhaps you've brought the kids for a day out in the city; or you're part of a big group of friends looking for a place to enjoy dinner; or maybe you are on a dinner date and you're looking for an affordable restaurant to enjoy a meal. A pizza restaurant offers an option that doesn't have to break the bank and there tends to be an option to suit all tastes. London's city centre is packed with places where you can grab a pizza.
This page will provide an overview to the pizza restaurants in and around Piccadilly Circus. You will find listings for some of Piccadilly Circus's popular pizzerias. They are split into categories of independent pizzerias, chain pizza restaurants and family pizza restaurants (these are the ones that are likely to appeal to the kids). There are also links to individual pages on some of Piccadilly Circus's popular pizza restaurants. The listing links to a page where you can to find out about the location, contact details, what to expect and photos of the restaurant.
It is worth remembering that there are a whole range of eating options when you head to Piccadilly Circus. You will find eateries in the square and the surrounding streets to suit all tastes and budgets. Whether you fancy a fancy meal in a flashy restaurant or a quick bite with the kids, you will find a number of options. For a guide to eating out in the area, see our Guide to Restaurants in Piccadilly Circus.
What to expect from the Pizza restaurants in Piccadilly Circus
Pizza restaurants are some of the most common restaurants that can be found in London's city centre. They can vary in style and cost, assuring that there should be something within walking distance for all tastes and budgets.
Piccadilly Circus itself has no pizza restaurants - there are few eateries on the square itself. However, in the surrounding area you will find a wealth of options, in easy walking distance of Piccadilly Circus Square and underground station.
If you fancy a reliable pizza in a place that you may have been to before, the chain restaurants are a good option (and generally a good place to get a table if you haven't made a reservation). If you would like a potentially more memorable experience, you can try out the independent restaurant options - with these places it may be better to book. And if you have the kids in tow, they may prefer the places with the deep pan pizzas and ice crean sundaes for dessert!
Independent pizza restaurants in Piccadilly Circus
Francos Ristorante Pizzeria:
Francos is a classic Italian restaurant. Here, you will find traditional Italian dishes in a cosy setting. The exterior is wooden with large plants flanking the doorway. Inside you will find everything you can expect from a pizzeria - crisp white tablecloths, black and white photos on the walls and low wooden beams on the ceilings.
Francos Ristorante Pizzeria
30 Rupert Street
Il Cucciolo Ristorante:
Il Cucciolo is another classic Italian restaurant. There are arched white walls and a large red sign hanging over the door, next to the Italian flag. Inside you will find welcoming staff, a cosy atmosphere and a traditional Italian menu.
Il Cucciolo Ristorante
8 Old Compton Street
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7437 0302
It is worth remembering that when you are in Piccadilly Circus you are in easy walking distance of Soho. Soho is one of the best areas in the whole of London for eating out. It is especially good for pizzerias, offering lots of interesting options, including a Pizza Express with a jazz club in it. To find out more about the pizza restaurants in Soho, see our Guide to Pizza Restaurants in Soho.
Chain pizza restaurants in Piccadilly Circus
Pizza Express is one of the UK's most popular chain restaurants. They offer reliably good pizzas and pasta dishes in modern and cosmopolitan surroundings. The Pizza Express that is closest to Piccadilly Circus is a small and snug one where you can enjoy your pizzas surrounded by wooden floors and low lighting.
For a full guide to the closest Pizza Express to Piccadilly Circus, see our Guide to the Pizza Express near Piccadilly Circus
Strada is a newer restaurant chain than Pizza Express. It is fast gaining a reputation for offering some of the best pizzas in the capital. For those who would prefer something different, they also offer a wide selection of salads, pastas and antipasti. Strada is a modern style restaurant with chunky wooden tables, shiny wooden floors and twinkly lighting. Service is efficient and friendly, ensuring that it is a good place to head to if you are in a bit of a rush.
39 Panton Street
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7930 8535
Family pizza restaurants in Piccadilly Circus
Kids tend to love Pizza Hut! The pizzas on offer may not always appeal to the more sophisticated adult palate, but the thick crusts and piled high toppings are popular amongst the youngsters. Pizza Hut offers an affordable family lunch or dinner option (keep an eye on the website link below for any special offers they may be offering). The Piccadilly Circus Pizza Hut sits within easy walking distance of the square - perfect for tired feet!
Pizza Hut Piccadilly
29 - 31 Regent Street
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7287 8560
Pizzerias are not hard to come by in and around Piccadilly Circus - you will find a whole range of options. Therefore, the key is to find the pizza restaurant that best suits you. Have a look at the options that are listed above and choose one with the characteristics that you are after, whether that be affordability, somewhere special or somewhere that will keep the kids happy.