Arancina Notting Hill 1

19 Pembridge Road , London, W11 3HG

Arancian London pizza restaurant

SquareMeal Review of Arancina Notting Hill

Brothers Edoardo and Michele Mortari take fast food very seriously. Their business in London and Rome is based on pizza and arancine – the Sicilian spelling for the saffron rice balls that originated in Palermo. The otherwise modest shopfronts of the two London branches display a bright-orange Fiat 500, cut in half, in the window. Both have a takeaway service as well as compact dining rooms that attract a varied crowd: from local yummy mummies to Italians seeking authentic flavours. The arancine are served as starters, with various fillings: ham and cheese, beef ragu, mushroom or ricotta and spinach. Pizzas have both traditional and innovative toppings (’nduja and buffalo mozzarella, for instance) and there’s a long list of optional extras. The crisp bases come from handmade slow-rising dough using premium flour and minimal yeast. Other traditional dishes include lasagne, roast chicken, salads and desserts such as tiramisu or espresso crème brûlée. Drink first-rate coffee or Moretti beer, Italian wines and cocktails. Arancina also runs a pizza van, which attends street-food events across the summer.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Notting Hill Gate Tube Station 199m

Queensway Tube Station 625m


Address: 19 Pembridge Road , London W11 3HG

Area: Notting Hill Holland Park

Opening times

Mon-Sun 8am-11pm (Sun 9am- )

Nearby Landmarks

Gate Theatre 143m

The Gate Cinema 192m


Telephone: 020 7221 7776


Cuisine: Italian

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