Mamma Mia! From legendary institutions, to the new kids on the block, we have unlocked Sydney's best gluten-free pizzas—and they've attracted acolytes citywide. Be it late night comfort food, or an accompaniment to a bottle of red, these sublime gluten-free pizza slices are guaranteed to close the box on the best-pizza debate!
The brainchild of distinguished chef Giovanni Pilu (of hatted Freshwater restaurant Pilu), this rustic Italian pizzeria is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Cavallino's wood-fired menu reveals classic flavour combinations, as well as their ingenious Naia pizza (a margherita topped with fries!), and a variety of other delicious gluten-free morsels straight from the continent. Phone: 02 9450 1777
The Cottage Bar & Kitchen
Set in the heart of Darling Street, this beautiful sandstone cottage will take you from harbour to countryside, with its long communal tables, wooden bar stools and alfresco courtyard—ideal for Sunday lunch. The gluten-free pizza menu is playful, with toppings like pork knuckle, Portuguese chicken and Balmain bug.
The Corner House
Serving up pared-back Italian fare, The Corner House is a great spot to indulge in a wood-fired pizza and a glass of vino. With specialties like the Ben Buckler (prawns and white anchovies), Gonzo (sautéed Swiss browns, button mushrooms and fontina cheese) and Daniella (provolone cheese, asparagus and parmesan), these gluten-free pizza creations are loaded with finger-licking goodness.
Don't be deceived; this cozy, humble pizza shop boasts the most artistic pizzas in Newtown. Recommended by the NSW Coeliac Society Pizza Picasso has established a faithful patronage. Their pizza toppings are a little out of the ordinary, with concoctions like chili chicken with mango, cashews and coriander, and lamb served with baby potatoes and feta. It is fitting their pizzas come served on wooden artists' palettes.
Soak up Bondi views while sitting street side at this iconic beachside haven. Offering Northern Italian cuisine, Pompei's selection of tomato and mozzarella, or bianco gluten-free pizzas, continuously attracts a loud, pizza-loving crowd. Finish up with a couple of scoops of their fabulous artisan gelato and sorbet, it won't disappoint!
Voted one of Sydney's best pizzerias at this year's Sydney Pizza Festival, Sale Pepe is all about tradition, and ironically, their very high-tech wood fire oven! With produce sourced from the motherland, this Northern Beaches' gem is the next best thing to an Italian holiday.
Supreme Gourmet Pizza
Priding itself on wholesome, mouth-watering delights, Supreme Gourmet Pizza is admired for their vast International flavours; from Moroccan beef to Greek island prawn and Mediterranean lamb, Supreme Gourmet Pizza will take you to Italy and beyond.
Housed in the majestic QVB, Vanto's regional chefs offer delicious Napoli-style pizza, made form the freshest local produce. The decadent décor and the clamour of Italian spoken amongst the staff, make dining at Vanto one of Sydney's most authentic Italian experiences.
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