Pizza East

53-79 Highgate Road, Kentish Town, London

Pizza East

Our USP - Unique Selling Proposition
"Soho House Cool with the freshest ingredients, made in house every day from scratch. Airy, New York Loft style feel, Soho House classics on the menu mixed with some Kentish Town Specials."
- Pizza East
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Address:53-79 Highgate Road
Kentish Town
Map:Map & nearby
Region:Kentish Town
Nearest Station:Kentish Town
Opening Hours:

Monday to Thur: 12noon - 23.00
Friday: 12noon - Midnight
Saturday: 09.00 - Midnight
Sunday: 09.00 - 22.30
Dress Code:Casual

Facilities & Info:
  • Smoking area
  • Party bookings accepted
  • Private hire available
  • Booking advisable
  • Disabled access/facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Background music
  • Private space
  • Outdoor space
About: New York Loft Style windows lead you in to Pizza East- Kentish Town where they fuse the creative-cool of Highgate Studios to the vibrant tastes of Italy. Small plates, Wood Fired Oven creations, Individual pizzas that give us our name, we prize only the finest ingredients, precise preparation, and presentation by the warmest, coolest, most knowledgeable staff this side of Bologna. Breakfast served every Saturday and Sunday from 9, with Soho House classics and some Kentish Town signatures, fully trained baristas serving the best coffee around and Sunday Roast for all, whether friends on a catch up over a hand crafted Bloody Mary or Families getting together for some well earned down time or just for a quick drink with friends and some nibbles.

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"Pizza East"

Review Rating: 8 / 10
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What is it with entrepreneurs, no sooner have they made a success of a restaurant and members club in one location, they’re opening them up all over London. Honestly, it’s excellent news. Of course the business we’re talking about is Shoreditch House and in particular, Pizza East, who have recently opened up on Highgate Road.

Having previously dined at the Shoreditch branch this one had a lot to live up to; the original is about more than just its pizza, the venue and the whole experience in the east is something you can just go back to time and time again. On first impressions it’s good news, there is little deviation from the original – so think dark, vaguely industrial chic with a smattering of minimalism in a sleek finish and plenty of space.

The staff are a cordial crew, ready with smiles and fleet of foot so that we’re waiting barely minutes for our beers (Moretti). The wine list is helpfully succinct and runs from £17.50 for the house red to £38.00 for the Pinot Nero.

Drawn to the Wood Oven section of the menu, the crispy pork belly, borlotti beans and spinach stands out but since this is Pizza East, pizza shall be. In the past a charred crust might have brought tears to the eyes but with the veal meatballs, prosciutto and cream topping, a little touch of the acrid (a very little touch) delicacy known as ‘burn’ is perfect at cutting through the richness. At £12.00 for a pizza it suggests gourmet and gourmet it is.

Doubling up on pizza with starters and wine the bill could reasonably be expected to reach about £65.00. In a place like Pizza East, a chain of restaurants that brings its Shoreditch with it wherever it roams along with its habit of making you feel a little more hip, that feels more than fair.

T.A.O reviewed Pizza East on Wed 17 Oct 2012

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