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5 fantastic places where you can celebrate National Pizza Day in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 10:29 09 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:30 09 February 2018

Brick Pizza, Norwich, Photo: Joanna Millington.

Brick Pizza, Norwich, Photo: Joanna Millington.

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The greatest day is upon us! It’s National Pizza Day, so to celebrate here’s a look at some of the tastiest places where you can go to grab a slice... or five.

George Colley at the Brick Pizza restaurant. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYGeorge Colley at the Brick Pizza restaurant. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

• Brick Pizza

Located just to one side of Norwich Market, Brick Pizza prides itself on providing ‘proper pizza’ made the ‘proper way’. They describe their pizzas as being “heavy on herbs and smashed garlic. Topped with raw enthusiasm”. The team prepare their pizzas freshly each day and offer a carefully curated menu, featuring pizzas such as the Emiliano (mozzarella, gorgonzola, porcini, rosemary and Norfolk ham) and the Vegan (tomato, vegan cheese, olives, onions, peppers and mushrooms).

Donnelli's Pizzeria pizza oven. Photo from Donnelli's Pizzeria.Donnelli's Pizzeria pizza oven. Photo from Donnelli's Pizzeria.

• Donnelli’s Pizzeria

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre on Timber Hill, this small establishment is the ideal place for a catch up with friends or a romantic dinner for two. The restaurant, complete with open kitchen and large wood fired pizza oven, gives the impression that there are no barriers between the guests and the chefs. Donnelli’s menu offers a range of standard pizzas, white pizzas and calzones. They also have a great selection of vegetarian and vegan options available, which means there’s something here for everyone.

Saporita, St Andrews Hill, Norwich. Photo: SaporitaSaporita, St Andrews Hill, Norwich. Photo: Saporita

• Saporita Norwich

Saporita is a small family business on St Andrews Hill, which offers pizza by the slice as well as focaccia and paninis. All the food is made fresh in store using traditional Italian ingredients and can be enjoyed in the cafe or as a take away to have at home. If one slice isn’t enough, drop by on a Saturday when the cafe has all you can eat evening for £14.

Delis in Norfolk: Amaretto Deli in Norwich. Photo: Philip BarnesDelis in Norfolk: Amaretto Deli in Norwich. Photo: Philip Barnes

• Amaretto Deli

This delicatessen on St Georges Street in Norwich offers a range of cooked take away food and deli treats but the star of the show has to be their homemade pizzas. The giant slices of cheesy goodness are bound to capture your gaze as you pass their store window, which is always stocked full of baked goods. Pizza toppings include salami, ham and mushroom as well as a range of vegetarian options.

Sicily Market has opened at Norwich Market. Photo shows owner and chef Rocco Consiglio, from Sicily, who sells traditional fried foods and pizza. Photo: Courtney PochinSicily Market has opened at Norwich Market. Photo shows owner and chef Rocco Consiglio, from Sicily, who sells traditional fried foods and pizza. Photo: Courtney Pochin

• Sicily Market

Serving up traditional Italian pizza and calzones, Sicily Market stall on Norwich Market is owned by Rocco Consiglio who hails from - you guessed it - Sicily. The Italian chef knows exactly what he’s doing when it comes to all things pizza, having studied the stuff in Naples. The stall opened in April and has been a big hit with customers in the city ever since.

• Where’s your favourite place to go for pizza? Let us know in the comments below.

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