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Our guide to the best pizza in Newcastle

Are you craving pizza? There's plenty of spots to grab a pizza (or two) in Newcastle for when those cravings kick in.

If you're looking for your new go-to pizza place, try our guide to the best pizza in Newcastle. 

3 Sicilians Ristorante

3 Sicilians Ristorante is a bit of a hidden gem, but one that's worth visiting if you're a pizza fan. Located in Club Stockton, locals consistently rave about the pizza, and we can see why. Chef Franco crafts fluffy yet crisp bases with classic toppings like margherita and diavola – what's not to love?
Where: Cnr Clyde St & Douglas St, Stockton

Bar Solè

Bar Solè has a buzzing atmosphere, and will have you lingering into the night over a few drinks and pizzas, soundtracked by live music. The best part? Bar Solè is BYO, so you can choose a vino to suit your budget before devouring your pizza.
Where: 173 Maitland Rd, Tighes Hill

Bella Italia

The freshly-baked wood fired pizzas at Bella Italia have a crunchy base, and are topped with beautiful local and Italian imported ingredients. There are so many options to choose from, and with an extensive vegan menu, those eating plant-based won't miss out on a killer pizza.
Where: 545 Hunter St, Newcastle

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Best Coast Pizza

Famous for its hand-crafted thin crusts, Best Coast Pizza is awesome no matter how you slice it. Take these delicious pizzas down to the beach and enjoy an afternoon watching the sunset. There's a huge range of toppings, from classics through to seafood pizzas and vegetarian options.
Where: 3/32 Llewellyn St, Merewether


DiRoma has been a local favourite for authentic Roman pizza and pasta since its inception in 2017. Now with a second space in New Lambton, DiRoma certainly isn't slowing down. Expect classic pizza toppings plus DiRoma's own gourmet creations, all made from high quality, fresh ingredients.  
Where: 144 Glebe Rd, Merewether | 52 Orchardtown Rd, New Lambton

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Don Beppinos

The unmistakeable little house that is Don Beppinos on Merewether's Railway Street has been an unwavering supplier of quality Italian takeaway for 50 years. You can't beat Don Beppino's for affordability either, making it the ideal spot to grab a pizza when the Italian cravings hit.
Where: 45 Railway St, Merewether

Foghorn Brewery

You might know Foghorn Brewery for its craft beer, but did you know the brewpub does a fantastic pizza too? The pizzeria, diner, and brewhouse all in one is the perfect drop-in for couples or big groups to kick back relax and sip on a cold one. We love the New York-style pepperoni and the zucchini pizza.
Where: 218 King St, Newcastle

In Forno

In Forno's menu is staggering in size, but don't let that deter you. You can't go wrong with a classic like the margherita with tomato pulp, fior di latte, parmesan and basil (picked fresh from the garden), or the gorgonzola dolce pizza with gorgonzola dolce cream, fior di latte, leg ham, mushrooms, and pistachio cream for something a bit different.
Where: 5-6/81 Beaumont St, Hamilton | 36 Pearson St, Charlestown

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Market St Basement

Market St Basement has long been an inner city favourite for Italian fare. It's an atmospheric spot perfect for a date night or a meal out with friends. The pizza menu changes up pretty frequently, but you can always expect delicious toppings. At the moment, the Cacio e Pepe pizza is fantastic.
Where: 2/2 Market St, Newcastle

Masa Madre

The pizza toppings at Masa Madre might not be the most traditional, but that doesn't make them any less delicious. Made with sourdough pizza bases, Masa Madre's pizzas hit the spot every time. Keep an eye out for specials which are always have creative, unique flavour combinations.
Where: 40 Railway St, Wickham

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Napoli Centrale

Following the strict pizza rules of Naples, you won't see pineapple or chicken on the menu at Napoli Centrale – what you will see is a bubbly, aerated crust freshly cooked in a wood-fired oven with only a handful of toppings. Pino, Luigi, Alfonso, and Angelo are the four Italian men creating authentic, hand-made Neapolitan pizzas that have stolen a piece of our hearts.
Where: 169 King St, Newcastle

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Parry Street Garage

A combination of smart industrial styling and sleek interior finishes provide Parry Street Garage with a sophisticated yet relaxed and approachable feel. So approachable, you may live off Parry Street Garage pizza for the rest of your life. There's stacks of toppings to choose from, so get sampling.
Where: 106 Parry St, Newcastle West

Sapori at Tailors

Get your authentic Italian fix at Sapori at Tailors. Run by Roman husband and wife duo Francesca and Fabrizio, Sapori at Tailors is a cosy spot to enjoy pizzas, pasta, antipasti, and sweets. There are plenty of pizza toppings to choose from, on both tomato and mozzarella bases, so you'll be spoilt for choice.
Where: 10 Beaumont St, Islington

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Seven Seas Hotel

Seven Seas Hotel flies under the radar, but this Carrington pub does some great pizzas. The kitchen isn't stingy on the toppings, but they're not so overwhelming that the base goes soggy. A win-win! Go for the BBQ Maple Chicken, the Pumpkineater, or the Three Little Pigs.
Where: 33 Cowper St N, Carrington

The Beach Hotel

Recently renovated, The Beach Hotel now boasts a wood fired pizza oven. Enjoy an afternoon or evening at this iconic waterside pub and devour one of its pizzas while you're at it. Go classic with a margherita; get your veggies in with The Garden, made with artichokes, olives, red peppers, and cherry tomatoes; or try the Ocean Bounty, featuring prawns, scallops, chilli, and basil.
Where: 99 Frederick St, Merewether

The Oriental Hotel

For a long time, this funky Cooks Hill local has been known for its pizzas, and for good reason. The menu at The Oriental Hotel offers a pizza for everyone, with heaps of interesting meat and seafood toppings, plus a hefty selection of vegetarian pizzas for good measure.
Where: 53 Bull St, Cooks Hill

The Prince of Merewether

Pub pizzas have certainly upped their game in recent years, and The Prince of Merewether is no exception. Made on thin crust, 48-hour proved, hand-stretched bases, its pizzas use only the best local and Italian ingredients. The result is creative flavour combinations like pesto pumpkin with fior di latte, dukkah, and feta, and truffled burrata, with confit garlic, prosciutto, and basil.
Where: 1 Morgan St, Merewether

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