Review: Pizza Rossa, Shoreditch is a tasty grab and go meal

Pizza Rossa Selection

Pizza Rossa Selection - Credit: Archant

The square slice pizza artisans at Pizza Rossa have made their home at The Pump, the old petrol station on Shoreditch High Street, which is now a thriving street food market.

Those looking for a grab and go meal can enjoy slices cooked in front of them in just five minutes, perfect for a quick snack.

Choose between four topping combinations, including four cheeses, jalapeño and pepperoni and Margherita.

Pizza Rossa founder Corrado Accardi said: “Our pizza al taglio – by the square slice – is inspired by the street food vendors of Italy, and it is a high quality artisan food. The Pump at Shoreditch is the ideal venue to offer this street treat, thus expanding our core offer and bringing a new dimension to the company as we grow.”

The team behind the food say the dough uses a fraction of yeast and salt found in the conventional pizza, with no sugar or preservatives, making for a healthier slice which is vegan and lower in gluten.

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And indeed, the thick slabs of cheesy pizza are generously portioned but surprisingly light, making them moreish and comforting.

We opted for a spicy pepperoni and jalapeño and ham and mushroom, both oozing with toppings and busting with flavour.

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For £5 a slice this is one of the better value options around Shoreditch and with no compromise on quality and distinctly fresh ingredients.

Address: 168 – 175 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6HU

Tube: Shoreditch High Street

Price: £5 a slice


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