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If you can forgive the pun, you'll find authentic Neapolitan pizza, cooked in the wood-fired oven (a Stefano Ferrara oven, hand built in Naples, no less) at this Jesmond pizzeria - for its first few years Cal's was in Heaton, but shifted in 2016.

survey result

Summary

£28
    £
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Fans of this puntastic pizzeria may be going OTT when they hail it as “probably the best pizza in the UK”. But Jesmond-born former joiner Calvin Kitchin and his brother Kerry take their trade seriously – their “good-value pizzas” are accredited by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana and cooked in a wood-fired Stefano Ferrara oven imported from Naples.

Summary

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.

Jesmond-born Calvin Kitchin and his brother Kerry have achieved cult status amongst fans for their “authentic Neapolitan pizza, with no frills”, which has earned Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana accreditation – one of only two awarded in Britain.

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Veggies
£12.05 £3.65
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.25
Extras  
Service 10.00%
1-2 Holly Avenue West, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2AR
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm

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