If you live in South Manchester, you must have heard about Double Zero!
There are quite a few pizzerias in Manchester; the famous Rudy’s, Ciaooo and Ply etc. However, Double Zero is definitely one of the pizzerias that you will hear of when people talk about pizza. Double Zero is located in Chorlton and it’s about 8 mins walk from Chorlton tram station.
The interior is quite cheerful because of the paintings on the wall. The staff were very friendly and informative. S has been told that you can also bring your own booze to the restaurant, and you’ll only be charged £1.5/person! They also have some outdoor seats which have a roof over the top, so it won’t be affected by the weather.
The menu can be found on their website, as you can see the prices are around £13 for a pizza. Besides the standard pizza, you can also create your own pizza here! Since this is the first time S visited, S would order some of the standard ones and make her own pizza next time! Yet the one with chicken is no longer on the current standard menu but only the Salumi (£13) left. However, S tried to create some custom pizzas the second time she visited.
There were chorizo, salami Napoli and salami finocchiona in the Salumi, if you are a meat lover, definitely try this one! The middle was soft but not too watery which was the perfect type that S likes. The crust was chewy and you can also taste the wood fired flavour too!
S can’t find this on the standard menu anymore, the menu seems to be slightly different after S visited. The pizza contains pancetta, chicken and mushroom, basically everything S likes. The flavour was also amazing and you can tell the ingredients were super fresh as well!
S came back for a second visit with her friends and decided to try some custom made pizzas. You can start with the base pizza with Margherita and choose the toppings that you like. S chose parma ham and mushroom as shown in the left photo below and her friend chose cooked ham and some cheese on top of it. S really likes the idea that you can choose your own topping and create your own pizza! S has it on good authority from S’s Italian friend who recommended Noi Quattro that Double Zero has proper Italian pizza.
Double Zero also do gluten free pizzas and if you have any special dietary requests, they are happy to accommodate. There are Calabrese, ‘nduja and fresh jalapenos in the Vulcano pizza. If you like your food has a little kick, you won’t be disappointed with the Vulcano. You can also ask for some chilli oil if you want some extra spice though S thinks the standard one is already flavoured enough. As you can see the crust of the gluten free pizza is not as chewy and fluffy compared to the normal pizza, yet it’s still delicious!
S was amazed by the dessert of Homemade Vanilla Panna Cotta (£5)! The panna cotta was super creamy and it melted in your mouth straight away with a strong milky flavour. The raspberry jam on top added a nice level of sweetness to this dish. S is usually not a dessert person, but she would love to have a second plate of this if she could.
Overall, the food was amazing and the atmosphere was super lovely. It’s definitely a great place to come with your friends and bring a bottle of good wine! One little reminder – they only accept cash, but there’s an ATM just next to the restaurant. S would definitely recommend Double Zero to anyone who loves some good pizzas!