Pizza East - Kentish Town

4.5
325 reviews
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£25 and under
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Pizzeria
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  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Pizzeria, Italian, American
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Hours of Operation

Monday -Thursday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00am

Sunday: 9:00am - 10:30pm
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Phone number
020 3310 2000
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Public Transit

Underground Station: Kentish Town and Tufnell Park

Train Staition: Kentish Town and Gospel Oak

Overground: Gospel Oak
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 325 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

always good! love this place, it's out neighbourhood local and never disappoints!

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1.0Dined 6 days ago

I came here two years ago and it was ok, we re-visited again and to be honest I was not happy at all with the food, the pizza selection is poor to say the least for a pizza restaurant, but what’s worse is the pizzas really are terrible, on mine the topping was so sloppy it literally fell off my pizza, and my partners pizza was so dry it was like the Sahara desert.

The starters were ok but we were very disappointed in the pizzas, and to be honest for what it was it was extremely expensive, I wouldn’t come here again.

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4.0Dined on 31 July 2018

Like all the branches of a Pizza East Kentish Town is great, wonderful vibe, friendly service and good food - a definite good choice

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4.0Dined on 17 July 2018

We are at Pizza East before a gig at the Forum (20% off if you show your ticket). Having been to the Shoreditch and Notting Hill branches, this was the friendliest and most accessible. Very good service, very good food and very good value. Exactly what we were after!

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3.0Dined on 15 July 2018

Nice to be able to sit outside (with a dog), but noisy street. Service was friendly. Food was disappointing.

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5.0Dined on 27 June 2018

Birthday
All good

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2.0Dined on 29 May 2018

Lost it's buzz...food just ok, service slow. Paid £25 for a small carafe of white wine...so over priced.

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4.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Great food at reasonable prices. Service did overcharge for 3 drinks we didn’t order but this was quickly resolved. Nice place will visit again.

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5.0Dined on 22 May 2018

Excellent service, food and vibes

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4.0Dined on 11 May 2018

The excellent selection of food and drinks, all very reasonably priced, service was really good too. Our second visit in a couple of weeks and we'll be sure to go back again.

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3.0Dined on 7 May 2018

Service was truly terrible; table of 9 with kids, food came at totally different times and most of it was poor - steak got sent back. Only positive is this was acknowledged my management and discount given of final bill

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4.0Dined on 27 April 2018

Nice food, friendly staff. Always a good place for pizza, sides lacked flavour

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Nice dinner out with the family. Great pizza with plenty of other options. The Mac and cheese is outstanding

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Left feeling full, relaxed and happy. Very handy for pre-gig meal too. Loved it

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

Lovely food and service, my Italian friends really enjoyed the pizza.

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5.0Dined on 8 April 2018

The best pizza east in London, the food is great we tryed the sunday roast and the quality was very good. My girlfriend tryed the pizza that it was amazing with crunchy crost.
I will recommande with no doubt

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5.0Dined on 24 March 2018

It's quite a loud restaurant so a little difficult to hear if there's more than 4 of you, but we've been here several times and it's always fab food. When we visited this time, we were taken to be seated at our table but they needed access to the wood logs which were right behind our table so they took us to the bar while we waited for 5/10 mins to be seated again. As an apology they brought us 3 complimentary starters which was really kind. The food is delicious and especially the pizzas which aren't stodgy and you really can taste each ingredient. The only draw back is that it took forever for them to bring us our coffees even though we asked for them 2 or 3 times, so we ate our desert without them, but all in all it was another good meal here.

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4.0Dined on 23 March 2018

Another good meal at Pizza east, for me one of the best Pizza's not a big menu but Pizza's done properly in a Wood fired oven and taste magnifico... rest of menu is also very good and always tasty.. we will of course be back !!

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5.0Dined on 18 March 2018

Great experience as always. Lovely pastries. Muffin was slightly dry and coffees could have been a bit hotter but overall great.

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5.0Dined on 11 March 2018

Very nice place, amazing food,top Sunday roast!!!

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2.0Dined on 10 March 2018

I used to go here a lot a couple of years ago but the vibe has really changed which was disappointing. It’s overrun with children and the service was pretty slow and unfriendly.
If you’re an adult and don’t want children running around you whilst you have dinner then give it a serve and go to the shoreditch branch.

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Pizza east definitely serves the best pizza in London. Always an amazing night.

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5.0Dined on 2 March 2018

Great pizza and good choice of sides. Cosy atmosphere, service was great staff very friendly. Our pizza arrived very quickly and it was very tasty ! Would definetly come back for more.

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5.0Dined on 23 February 2018

10/10 for portion size, general ambiance and food! All in all a very relaxed experience!

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4.0Dined on 19 February 2018

We regularly go to Pizza East and always enjoy the quality of their pizza and starters.
It is perfect for a family get together.

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5.0Dined on 8 February 2018

We had such a lovely time. An excellent pizza and a glass of wine. Simple but perfect and good value. Warm and cosy but cool too with a friendly and lovely waiter.

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4.0Dined on 5 February 2018

Always good food, good service and great atmosphere-

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5.0Dined on 3 February 2018

It was lively and fun the decor was good and the food was excellent I couldn’t complain

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

The food was excellent - best tasting pizzas ever! We were three adults with three toddlers and the staff were amazing with the little ones. They gave them dough to play with at the counter, delicious food for them to eat - just brilliant!

For the mums the food was amazing the cocktails were great :-)

Loved it!

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5.0Dined on 12 January 2018

the food is exceptional, authentically Italian! Great not only for its Pizza but all dishes are prepared to perfection.

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3.0Dined on 11 January 2018

Tasty food, but overpriced for pizza. Toppings were all charged at £2.50+ for extras. Really nice atmosphere, very chilled and a good place for a catch up with friends. The wood fired ovens and open kitchen are a great feature.

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5.0Dined on 8 January 2018

Fantastic and quick service. Lovely, helpful waitor. Great food and nice atmosphere!

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3.0Dined on 28 December 2017

Food was good however we felt very uncomfortable as the heating was not working and we were very cold.

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4.0Dined on 20 December 2017

Enjoyed a family pre Christmas get together. Tasty hand made pizza lots of vege options. Service was good too.

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5.0Dined on 11 December 2017

As always, was pretty good. WYSIWYG. Always like it there.

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5.0Dined on 2 December 2017

I booked this restaurant on a recommendation, and it didn't disappoint! Great atmosphere, complimented by the friendly staff. Excellent food - I swear I could have eaten two pizzas! Comfortable setting with a well designed interior.
I would definitely go again when I'm in the area!

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5.0Dined on 8 November 2017

Came here for a quick pizza before a gig nearby, wish we could have stayed longer! Their pizzas never disappoint, and great beers too.

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5.0Dined on 6 November 2017

Excellent food and service. I have never been disappointed.

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5.0Dined on 3 November 2017

I can't recommend this place enough! I've been to the Shoreditch branch many times before and I always got a lovely buzzing sort of happiness from there - and now I get the same buzzing feeling from this branch too! The decor is a beautiful spectacular industrial theme, the staff are friendly and accommodating but I'd say the food is definitely the highlight of this place as you can tell they know what they are doing as the vegetarian options are just as delicious as the meaty dishes. I'd definitely be visiting again and often.

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4.0Dined on 27 October 2017

Very nice place for casual dinner

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