The 7 Best Birmingham Pizzas

The 7 Best Pizzas In Birmingham

Have a craving for the best Birmingham pizza? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. Birmingham has an incredible food and drink scene: burgers, cocktailscoffee and more.

Whether you’re a local looking for new food spots or just here for a few days while you’re visiting, this is one place where carb lovers will be safe and sound.

Put your game face on; get ready to eat your bodyweight in fresh cheese and chargrilled dough at these seven best places for pizza…

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1. Baked in Brick

This award-winning street food joint now has a permanent store that’s a mecca for Birmingham pizza. The 60-seater restaurant has a wood-fired oven serving up Neapolitan-style pizzas, whole and by the slice.

Crusts are perfectly charred from the flames, with toppings such as peking duck or wild, herby mushrooms.

Birmingham pizza

2. Otto Wood Fired Pizza

Otto has a huge local fanbase, and for good question. The menu of eight wood-fired pizzas changes regularly, with some great toppings. Think: nduja, truffle oil, Irish artisanal goat cheese or roast cauliflower.

The dough is left to prove until light and fluffy, when it’s blasted at 500 degrees for 90 seconds.

Otto Wood Fired Pizza in Birmingham

3. Rudy’s

Many regard Rudy’s Pizza as the best pizza in the country. They’ve two premises in Manchester, and also expanded to Liverpool. None of the quality is lost as they grow, which is a real testimony to their excellence.

It’s beautifully authentic Neapolitan-style pizza. Keep it simple with a Margherita and let the dough and sauce shine.

Rudy's Pizza

4. Alicia’s Micro Bakehouse

Alicia’s is all about great dough – it rests for a minimum of 24 hours, perfecting its light texture and beautifully bubbly crust. Their sourdough crust is chewy and the ultimate base for tasty toppings.

Plus, portions are just the right size, so you won’t leave here feeling too stuffed.

Alicia's Micro Bakehouse Pizza

5. La Vera Wood Oven Pizzeria

You wouldn’t expect to find such an amazing pizzeria in a shopping centre, but La Vera proves it possible. Pizzas are baked in mere minutes in a wood-fired Modena pizza oven.

Best bit? They’re all under a tenner. Go for the bresoala pie with rocket, parmesan and lemon.

La Vera Wood Oven Pizzeria in Birmingham
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6. The Stable

The Stable has more than a few locations across the UK. Their signature tomato sauce and sourdough pizza bases are made here daily, piled high with fresh toppings.

Want something different? Order the Rad Kimchi: slow-roast pork, roast peppers and mozzarella, with kimchi, cider pickled radishes and edible flowers. Wash it down with one of the – count ’em! – 50 ciders behind the bar, and chill out to the great tunes.

The Stable Pizza

7. The Distillery

This cute gastropub has a gin bar and canal-side dining – the perfect spot for a pizza feast in the summer. The pizza menu might be small, but it’s all you need.

From proscuitto cotto, salami, artichokes, olives and fior di latte, to wild mushrooms, the toppings will tempt all pizza fans.

The Distillery Pizza in Birmingham

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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