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£31
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5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Taking pizza in the North West up a notch” – this “buzzing” local superstar is “located off a lovely square in trendy Ancoats” and has become a Mancunian foodie legend, thanks to its “simple-but-delicious Neapolitan pizzas”: “definitely the best in town, with the dough made and stretched on site, and you can taste how fresh all of their ingredients are”. “Be prepared to wait by grabbing a drink in one of the nearby bars and they will text you when your table is ready”. There’s also a newer, more central, branch on Peter Street.

Summary

£25
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best pizza in Manchester” (“as good as you’ll find anywhere outside Naples!”) with authentic thin crusts and delicious toppings (“their margherita con mozzarella di bufala makes me drool just thinking about it”) – this Ancoats legend is “worthy of its reputation” inspiring many reports, all positive. It’s “as basic as the most basic space you can imagine”, “really busy but totally worth it”. “The original one is still going strong, but the new one on Peter Street is also very good” and “with two branches in the city now you’re never too far away from pizza heaven”.

Summary

£25
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I don’t even like pizza and I think this place is superb!!” Fans hail some of “the best pizza in the UK” at this “most basic” of industrial-look venues in “not the most salubrious of areas”. “Lovely soft Neapolitan pizza” (“great digestible properly cooked bases and quality ingredients on top”) is sold at a “fantastic price” and it’s single-handedly “helping revitalise the Ancoats area of Manchester”. “The secret is out so expect a wait (although you can go to a nearby pub and they’ll call you)”.

Summary

£24
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Five minutes’ walk north of the Northern Quarter (where parking’s quite easy)”, this “minimalist”, “industria-concrete” yearling – an erstwhile pop-up run by a graduate of local pizza heroes Honest Crust – “has got it absolutely right”, with its simple but winning formula of “authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas married with local beer”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair, Portions
Yes

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£3.50 £8.90 £2.50 £2.90
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £17.90
Filter Coffee £1.80
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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