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A third-generation Naples pizzamaker, Ciro Salvo, has brought his world-famous pizza to London in July. In the private 'pizzaiolo' language of Neapolitan pizzamakers, 50 Kalò means 'good dough'.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not quite as good as the original in Naples, but still a safe bet if you want a traditional Neapolitan pizza in the heart of the capital” – Ciro Salvo’s offshoot of his award-winning chain (which is indeed headquartered in Napoli) serves “seriously great” pizza “as Naples intended” (using his special long fermentation dough); and its “busy and vibrant” quarters are “an excellent find so close to Trafalgar Square!”. A few pizza anoraks say “it’s fine, just not London’s best”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Properly Italian pizza”“the best in London, possibly in the UK” – is hiding in plain sight in the heart of the West End, just off Trafalgar Square. Ciro Salvo is a third-generation pizza maestro based in Naples, and his London offshoot showcases his secret-formula high-hydration and long fermentation ‘50 Kalo’ dough. “The dough is the fluffiest ever and every ingredient used is the best of the best, from olive taggiasche to Cetara anchovies to Piennolo pomodori. Incredible!”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Utterly delicious Neapolitan-style pizza” – the highest rated in town – is to be found here, where you’d least expect it – bang in the middle of the West End, just off Trafalgar Square. Neapolitan master pizza-slinger Ciro Salvo’s UK offshoot occupies a huge, “buzzy and lively” space in a hotel with its own entrance. 50 Kalò signifies ‘good dough’ in Napolitano, and Salvo’s secret is ultra-high hydration and long fermentation for a super-light crust.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The best pizza in Europe outside of Italy is, according to a recent Top-50, to be found at this summer 2018 import direct from Napoli – a “huge” space that’s part of a hotel just off Trafalgar Square (but with its own dedicated entrance). 50 Kalò means ‘good dough’ in the local Naples dialect and most reports say it has indeed “captured the essence of good pizza making”: “super light crusts, with amazing charring on the dough, delivering fantastic textures and taste”; and “varied, high quality toppings” too. Some reporters feel that to call it the best in London is hype, but all reports agree this is “simple-but-yummy food that definitely hits the spot”.

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7 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY

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Wendy F
Lively and full, good pizza, good price...
Reviewed 6 months, 5 days ago

"Lively and full, good pizza, good price"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.50 £14.40 £5.00 £7.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.95
Filter Coffee £2.80
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
7 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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