Where can you find the best pizzerias in Rome?

Friday, 24 February 2012 1:54 PM

Head to a pizzeria while on a chic holiday to Rome and you can be confident of enjoying a slice of authentic Italian cuisine. All across the capital you will discover fantastic eateries where you can tuck into great tasting pizza - read on to find out where the best are to be located.

One place you should visit is the Li Rioni restaurant. Situated close to the city's historic Colosseum, this eatery churns out hundreds of delicious pizzas every night from its small wood-fired oven. Regarded as the ideal place to sample traditional Rome-style pizza - which has a very thin crust - the interior design of the establishment is based on an old Roman street scene.

Once you have booked air travel to Rome and arrived in the bustling metropolis, you definitely ought to have dinner at the LIFE Pizzeria Biologic restaurant.

Situated on Via Cassia 701, this pizzeria focuses on providing organic cuisine and making the most of local ingredients. As well as serving a vast array of pizzas, the restaurant also offers a wide selection of vegan and vegetarian dishes and has worked with a sports nutritionist to ensure all of its food is healthy.

Look for hotels in the Portuense region of Rome and you'll be well placed to visit the La Fucina pizzeria. This serves pizza in the a degustazione style - where the dishes are pre-sliced, enabling diners to share, as opposed to the traditional method where they arrived uncut - with pistachios, cured pork fat and red shrimp among the many toppings you'll be able to choose from.

If you fancy a change from pizza, you can sample a range of other tasty dishes, including wild Alaskan smoked salmon.

Visit the Baffetto pizzeria to try tasty starters like artichoke a la Romana and ham and cantaloupe melon, before working your way into a hearty pizza. The capricciosa has mushrooms, sausage, artichokes in oil and egg, while the amatriciana pizza features pecorino cheese, bacon and mozzarella.

A whole host of celebrities including footballers and musicians have dined at Baffetto over the years, so you could rub shoulders with some famous names as you tuck into your pizza, which is sure to make for a truly fabulous holiday.

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