It's the season again—sandwiched between coming back from a break, and jetting off at the end of the year. You’ll probably be suffering a major case of holiday blues at the minute; sitting at your desk reminiscing sandy beaches, endless drinks and unlimited carbs. As we all know, food can be extraordinarily evocative, so we thought we’d transport you back to when you were eating like an Italian every day of the week under the blazing European sun with a list of amazing pizzas in Singapore.
La Scala Ristorante
Keeping the charm of Italy in mind, the decor of the recently opened La Scala Ristorante combines modernity with brick walls and wooden floorboards reminiscing a European escape for all diners; even if it is just for the evening. The menu is designed with a wholesome Italian touch; hand-stretched pizzas enjoyed in giant slices, sprinkled with an array of gourmet toppings and crafted into ten pizza choices, encouraging even the most discerning pizza fan to taste the Italian delicacy.
La Scala Ristorante is located at 13 Stamford Road #01-86, Singapore 178905. For inquiries, call 6715 6877.
As the name suggests, Alt. Pizza creates an alternative, individually tailored pizza experience. The contemporary pizzeria offers signature Italian classics and a unique ‘design-it-yourself’ feature within the menu, creating unlimited pizza combinations which cater to all (we’re looking at you, pineapple lovers). With five Alt-ernative venues through Singapore that pride themselves on the freshest ingredients and dough with a crispy, lightly charred crust, Alt. Pizza offers a versatile taste of Italy great for those wanting to try something new.
Alt. Pizza is located at Suntec City Tower 4 #01-602, Singapore 038983; amongst other outlets islandwide. For inquiries, call 6836 9207.
Sister to Bar Cicheti and Fynn’s, Cicheti (pronounced chi-KEH-tee) has a distinctive flair for Italy's regional speciality. The interiors combine old world influences and modernity which—although might not transport you back to an authentic, family run Italian ristorante—does carry style and a wonderful atmosphere throughout. Cicheti were so dedicated to perfecting their pizzas that they broke down and re-erected restaurant doors to fit their two-tonne wood-fired oven; giving the pizza an authentic Italian taste.
Cicheti is located at 52 Kandahar Street, Singapore 198901. For inquiries, call 6294 5012.
iO Italian Osteria
Capturing the concept of conviviality; iO Italian Osteria marks an ethos focused on the enjoyment of dining, drinking, and conversing. Its warm-hearted hospitality and ambience comparable to an Italian tavern, iO Italian Osteria is the perfect spot to catch a bite—and multiple glasses of Merlot—with friends. If that's not enough, they also have an in-house store to fulfil your home-cooking fantasies and a bakery which provides Italian breads, pizzas and pastries to go.
iO Italian Osteria is located at 4 Hillview Rise #02-01, Singapore 667979. For inquiries, call 6710 7150.
An Italian Concept by Michelin Star Chef-Restaurateur Beppe De Vito, Amò is a hub of Italian food and drink which has been inspired by both traditional and modern techniques of Italian cooking. Made with natural leaven, semolina, and extra virgin olive oil, the pizzas are perfectly baked in a stone wood-fired oven; making them light and crisp with a hefty dose of nostalgia.
Amò is located at 33 Hongkong Street, Singapore 059672. For inquiries, call 6723 7733.
Cugini Trattoria effectively melds the comforts of southern Italian cuisine with Singapore's bustling and vibrant club street. With an array of authentic pizza combinations and a ‘make your own pizza’ section in the menu, you have all the flavours of Italy at your disposal. An ideal stop for all those who want a modern trattoria setting and authentic, handmade pizzas before heading out.
Cugini Trattoria is located at 87 Club Street, Singapore 069455. For inquiries, call 6221 3791.
Tucked away from bustling Ann Siang Road (in one of its two locations) lies Blue Label. Many have praised Blue Label for their concise menu—that features stone-fired pizzas with toppings that are unique and carefully combined—and a '70s and '80s rock playlist that is a hallmark of the Blue Label experience. Blue Label is not only offers pizza but salads, small plates and wine too; all to be enjoyed in an intimate and laid-back environment.
Blue Label is located at 28 Ann Siang Road #B1-01, Singapore 069708; amongst other outlets islandwide. For inquiries, call 9821 9362.