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Eat the best pizza (wherever you are)

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Compiled by 1,000 foodies, Where To Eat Pizza is a genius new book dedicated to the world’s best pizzerias. Meet nine of the UK ones which made the grade

Various locations, twitter.com/scream_pizza
What the experts say: “Two girls, one oven. Excellent toppings and flavour combos.”
Best pizza: Mountie (gouda, pancetta, maple syrup, £6).

SCREAM FOR PIZZA FOOD TRUCK, NEWCASTLE

5 Hunter Square; civerinos.com
What the experts say: “Authentic Italian street food, cool interior.”
Best pizza: Gamberi e pesto (prawns, Parma ham, ricotta, sun dried tomato and pesto, £15.50).

CIVERINOS, EDINBURGH

Market House, Altrincham; honestcrustpizza.co.uk
What the experts say: “Unlike any pizza you’d normally get.”
Best pizza: Smoked pig’s cheek and crispy kale (£5).

HONEST CRUST, MANCHESTER

35 Saint George’s Rd; pizzafacepizza.co.uk
What the experts say: “The ingredients are really high quality.”
Best pizza: Albore (pancetta, pork and wild boar salami, rosemary, £9). 

PIZZAFACE, BRIGHTON

11 Dean St; pizzapilgrims.co.uk
What the experts say: “A just-chewy-enough crust and generous inventive toppings.”
Best pizza: Nduja (margherita, Calabrian pork sausage, £8.50). 

PIZZA PILGRIMS, LONDON

160 High St; acasamia.co.uk
What the experts say: “The UK’s only ‘true Neapolitan’ pizza.”
Best pizza: Pizza A Casa Mia (smoked cheese, beef meat balls, Parmesan, basil, £9.50). 

A CASA MIA, HERNE BAY

1a Cross Belgrave St; doughboyspizza.co.uk
What the experts say: “Forward-thinking, imaginative toppings.”
Best pizza: Baa No More (Middle Eastern spiced lamb, pine nuts, pomegranate, pecorino, £3 a slice). 

DOUGH BOYS, LEEDS

17-21 Sternhold Ave; addomme.co.uk
What the experts say: “You can almost taste the wood (from the wood-fired oven) in that base.”
Best pizza: Marinara (tomato, garlic, basil, oregano, £6.50). 

ADDOMMÈ, LONDON

123 Bethnal Green Rd; storydeli.com
What the experts say: “The best local ingredients on a thin-crust pizza, like a flatbread.”
Best pizza: Fico (goat’s cheese, fig, Parma ham, red onion, £18). 

STORY DELI, LONDON

Where To Eat Pizza edited by Daniel Young (£16.95, Phaidon, phaidon.com)

Words: Lucy Frith
Illustrations: Rebekah Joseph

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