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The Best Pizza in Newcastle Reviewed for 2023

By Robert Parsons January 3, 2023

What comes to mind when you think of Newcastle? Is it the breathtaking bridges that span across River Tyne? Or perhaps, you’re into the fascinating history of England and like to visit famous landmarks like Grey’s Monument, which sits at an outstanding 135-feet tall.

Newcastle is known for its markets, museums, breweries, and delicious food. One thing’s for sure – you’ll never run out of things to do in this city. And, with all the shopping, sightseeing, and walking around, you’re sure to get hungry. What better way to satisfy those cravings than with a Newcastle pizza and ice-cold beer! 

In this guide, we’ll cover the best pizzerias in Newcastle to help narrow down the decision on where to eat. We’re sure you’ll have a better idea of the spot you want to try next after these reviews.

Three words come to mind when we think of Newcastle Tap – beer and pizza. Is there truly a better companion for a slice of pizza than beer itself? (Go ahead, we’ll wait!).

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Newcastle Tap serves large ‘tipsy’ pizza in 12” or 18” sizes. They hand stretch the dough of their pies and infuse it in beer. Doing so impacts the flavour of the crust and texture. They also have an impressive 24 draught beers and ciders to pair perfectly with your pizza. We’re sure they’ve continued to expand their beer menu since we’ve last visited. 

If you’re unsure of what beer to pair your pizza with or vice versa, simply ask a Newcastle Tap team member. They are so friendly – part of why this eatery deserves to be on our list. They’ll walk you through both their beer and pizza selection. They’ll even offer samples so you can decide on the right drink for you. 

Visit this pizzeria/pub/bar, which is conveniently located across Central Station, along Neville Street. It’s hard to miss, but if you get lost – ask someone nearby. Newcastle Tap has been around since 2016 and has made quite the name for itself.

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Scream for Pizza made our list because they have something for everything. Craving red pizza? White pizza? In search of a vegan-friendly meal? They’ve got you covered, and you can expect quality food made with fresh Italian ingredients and a high-grade wood-fired pizza oven.

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This establishment opened its doors in 2014 after owners Alex and Victoria quit their jobs to dedicate themselves to pizza making. They enlisted in the well-known La Notizia pizzeria, where they learned how to work with flavours and ingredients to make mouthwatering pies. We’ll have to say that their experience shows throughout the food they serve, another reason they deserve to be on this list. 

We also can’t ignore the lively personality of this place. Guests are greeted with ‘cheesy puns’ everywhere they turn. And, the friendly staff is super helpful and makes your dining experience here worthwhile. 

To learn more about Scream for Pizza, be sure to check out our complete review to learn more about who they are, their menu, and why you would enjoy this local spot.

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The Takeaway

Pizza Oven Reviews dedicates its time to all things pizza. We’re knowledgeable in what we do and enjoy sharing our knowledge with our viewers. We hope you’ve found your next pizza spot after reading our reviews and encourage you to check both of these Newcastle pizzerias to form your own opinion. 

Newcastle Tap can’t be beaten when it comes to draught beers, while Scream for Pizza is a charming eatery that guarantees a good time with its wide selection of food and captivating personality.