Franco Manca serves pizza made from slow-rising sourdough and is baked in a wood burning 'Tufae' brick oven made to Neapolitan standards. This gives a brilliant crust and pizzas are topped with quality and seasonal ingredients. The downside? It's no secret, so expect to queue.
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Market RowLondonSW9 8LD
- +44 (0)20 7738 3021
This review isn't for the food - because for me, Franco Manca is one of the best priced & tastiest pizza places in London. However the 2* for this place was the service and the place itself. It was grotty, the service was rude and we were sat outside on a bench when it was BLOODY FREEZING!
For food - we shared a burrata (their burrata is amazing - you gotta try!), a cheesy garlic bread and...more
Been meaning to come here for an age and it does not disappoint. Some of the best pizza in London, love the sourdough bases. Also try the homemade lemonade!more
Franco Manca is located in Brixton Market which is one of my favourite London secrets. It has the foodie scene we all love, without all the tourists like Borough or Spitalfields. The pizza here has a great, fluffy but not too doughy crust with quality ingredients on top. Honestly, sourdough crust is the zenith of pizza crusts. People need to get on board with that.
One issue I had was that...more
I'd heard rave reviews about Franco Manca for months, and finally visited last weekend. Boy have they nailed their pizzeria game!
We did have to wait around 20 mins for a table (Saturday evening), but were served drinks while we waited before being seated in the overflow room next door.
This still felt very much a part of the restaurant (and perhaps slightly less packed), and service was...more
I have died and gone to Pizza Heaven! My friends have been hyping it up for me for months, but I honestly think it has lived up to the hype. They don't do reservations, and it's first come-first serve; so I was very delighted when we were seated quickly on a Saturday night (around 6:30pm). Just be aware that if you come later, it's likely you'll be in a massive queue.
The pizzas were...more