On the food radar

Our top five pizza picks for January

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With great deals to be found at the capital's best pizza spots, we've rounded up our top five. So, without further ado...

Vapiano

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The Italian restaurant chain recently opened its first branch in Scotland just off St Andrew Square and it’s a goodie. All the pasta, pizza and salads are freshly prepared in-house. Diners can order at the individual stations then watch as their dish is cooked to perfection in front of them. Great news for those in the West too, Vapiano is due to open on Buchanan Street early 2018.

7 S St David St, Edinburgh EH2 2BD. vapiano.com

La Favorita 

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They’ve been dishing up some of the best pizza in town for more than 10 years and were the first to shout about thin crusts and log fired ovens. The pizzas never disappoint and will taste even better with 50% off your entire food bill this month, from 08 – 26 January. Just quote JS18 on reservation, online bookings only. Simple as that.

331-325 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 8SA. vittoriagroup.co.uk/lafavorita

@PIZZA 

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We’re loving everything we hear about new kid on the block @pizza. Design your slice as you like for no extra charge? Check. All pizzas are a flat rate £9.50. Cooked and ready to eat in a mind-boggling 90 seconds? Check. Names like ‘At Tiffany’s’, ‘Boombastic’ and ‘Heartbreaker’ on their classic designs? Check. Sign us up.

4 Charlotte Ln, Edinburgh EH2 4QZ. atpizza.com/menu 

Civerinos Slice

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Everyone’s favourite neighbourhood hangout is doing the mother of all deals with unlimited slices and a beer for just £10 every Monday to Wednesday, 9 – 11pm. Round up some pals and fill your boots.

49 Forrest Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2QP. civerinosslice.com

Gusto

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Who says going out is only for December? Not us. And certainly not the guys over at Gusto where the pizza is big, plentiful and pretty special, and costs 50% less during January. 135 George St, Edinburgh EH2 4JS. gustorestaurants.uk.com

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