There’s no shortage of authentic Italian pizzas in Kuala Lumpur. Complete with wood-fired ovens and Italian chefs, here are a few of our favourite places to grab a slice.
With the most extensive pizza menu (over 50 varieties) in the city and a wood-fired oven from his home country, Italian pizza chef Christian ensures that every single taste bud is catered for. Traditional thin crusts and toppings any way you want them keep customers returning to this swanky osteria at Old Maya on Raja Chulan.
Thin crusts, a wood-fired oven and loads of meat-free options, it’s hard to go past Sassorosso for a great pizza in the city centre.
Hubby finds it hard to pass through Bangsar without insisting that we pick up a pizza from the boys at Portofino. Thin crust Italian bases and plenty of seafood options are their specialty.
Recently opened in Great Eastern Mall, Craft Pizza is run by Italian born Lorenzo – a pizza chef from Rome. While maintaining high quality ingredients he manages to offer some incredibly good value specials such as a slice of pizza and a house made iced tea for only RM4.90!
You might be surprised to find some of the best Italian pizza in the city inside a hotel, but Villa Danieli and its wood-fired oven are one of the originals when it comes to finding authentic Italian cuisine in Kuala Lumpur.