Antwerp is one of those unassuming European cities that when you discover it and visit just once you’ll already be yearning for your next visit. With a surprisingly vibrant and artisan food scene, we went on the hunt for the best Antwerp pizza.
A city packed with great nightlife, wide open spaces, great restaurants and perfect weather make it the ideal spot for a long weekend break. But where to eat?
With so many amazing options, we wanted to focus on where to find the tastiest pizza, bringing you the seven best places in the city to eat a few slices.
Grab a friend and get ready to eat some of the best pizza you will ever taste…
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This wonderful casual spot gives you pizza that is restaurant standard cooked at 400 degrees but right in front of you while you wait. It’s the sort of place that once you know about you simply won’t be able to walk past again without popping in.
No doubt the best pizzas in Antwerp.
This tiny Italian restaurant in trendy Zurenborg neighbourhood serves some of the city’s best pizzas, hands down. They use only the best authentic Italian ingredients, as well as serving biodynamic wine that they self-produce. Choose from creamy buffalo mozzarella and a variety of cured meats, with gluten-free dough also available.
Civilta del Bere cooks up simple, honest and delicious Italian food that never lets you down. They make their pizzas with fresh and typically Italian seasonal products, and olive oils that they proudly import from their own olive groves and vines directly from Sardinia. Delicious.
Come for a cocktail or two and stay for the irresistibile pizza at this stylish bar and restaurant. Go for a white base with taleggio, fior di latte, shiitake and portobello mushrooms, and fresh thyme or the classic margherita with San Marzano tomato.
Want some Neapolitan-style pizza? This is the pizza place in Antwerp for you. They cook the pizzas in an authentic wood oven, brought from Naples, at 480 degrees so delicious charred crusts and blisters.
As well as classic pizzas they also do wood-fired calzones and rotolini.
Nuova Era is a traditional Italian trattoria-style restaurant, where you’ll find daily specials among the pastas and crispy, thin crust pizza. It’s old school but in the best possible way, with a cosy interior and rich, dark wood. Order the pizza with bresaola and truffle creme for a real treat.
All the delicious pizzas at Isola Sarda are cooked to order in a traditional wood-fired oven, which churns out the pizzas in under two minutes – just how it should be. Start off with some of their tasty antipasti before moving onto the main event.
The pizza is perfectly charred with a nice doughy crust.