Have a craving for the best pizza in Bruges? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. 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 very best places for pizza…
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Artisanal pizza made with living sourdough that they call “slow food pizza”. That means a huge focus on the raw ingredients, which gives a stunning end result. You can taste the exceptional quality in every mouthful.
The toppings are out-of-this world and the crusts always have that perfect level of char.
Pizzeria Sforno is a wonderful Italian restaurant that has a great selection of traditional dishes, but take our advice and focus in on the pizza. The dough is proved for 24-hours and baked to pure perfection.
The bases are nice and crisp and come with classic toppings. Along with great service, this is not a place you are going to want to miss.
Otomat is a uniquely Belgian pizzeria and has without doubt some of the best pizza in Bruges. They use Duvel beer-yeast for their deliciously crispy pizza dough and have a creative menu of white, red and even dessert pies.
As well as Italian classics, you’ll also find odes to Belgian cuisine. There’s a pizza with meatballs in tomato sauce, a vol-au-vent pizza and toppings such as Belgian chicory or asperges à la Flamande.
This cosy and charming Italian restaurant has a tempting range of pizza on its menu, from white base focaccia-style pies with gorgonzola, scamorza and pecorino cheese to their names ‘Isola Bella’ pizza with mozzarella, salmon, scampi, cream, and parsley.
The dough is light and fresh; along with their fresh toppings, this is as tasty as a pizza gets.
For seriously tasty (and authentic) Neapolitan pizza in Bruges, head to Port Basil down at the port. Expect all the usual suspects such as salami and provolone cheese, as well as speciality pizza creations. Try the Black Pudding with sour cream, fior di latte, black pudding, apple, bacon, red onion, and walnuts, or a clam pizza with cod and seaweed.
The pizzas here are super classic in style with their dough made in house and proved for 24 hours, before being cooked in less than two minutes. It’s a traditional trattoria with a focus on simple and honest cooking. The bases are thing and crispy and come with a large selection of delicious toppings.
It’s all about the dough here, which they prove for over 16 hours in advance, resulting in that perfect springy and spongey crust. Absolute world-class perfection.Order one of their specialty pizzas – such as the Pizza Hummus Royale or the Pizza Quaglia with quail eggs – for a new take on the classics.