Civerinos Slice

Civerinos Slice
49 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QP
  • Telephone 0131 225 4026
  • Seasonal times Festival: open later
  • Food served Mon–Sun noon–11pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.civerinos.com
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Civerinos Slice

Wide variety of crispy, thin, sourdough pizza by the pie or the slice, with a student buzz and pretty quick turnover.

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Civerino’s Slice opened in 2017 to help ease the demand facing its increasingly popular sister restaurant on Hunter Square. Serving exclusively pizza from a roaring wood-fired oven, this diner manages the bulk of delivery orders as well as dishing out generously topped slices for hungry patrons looking for a quick bite on the go. As a result, the place is bustling with people popping in and out among the long sharing tables and American diner-style high-backed seating. The pizza menu is extensive, with unusual combinations of toppings; the white-base polar pear combining subtly roasted pear and pecorino with softly smoked nduja sausage, while the crouching brisket hidden kimchi is a mouth-watering ensemble of braised hoi sin beef brisket, kimchi spring onions, pickled cucumber and sesame seeds. For a heftier slice, go with the grandma slice – a thick, doughy pizza pie, baked in a deep Sicilian pan.

The List's rating
8

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Rachael Cloughton visited Civerinos Slice on 11 February 2019
  • High point: Option to order a few slices is perfect for diners with FOMO
  • Low point: Limited number of grandma slices baked each day
  • Notable dish: The Grandma Slice - a square slice baked in a Sicilian pan
  • Average price: £10 (lunch); £16 (dinner)
  • Delivery: £3 charge for orders under £30 (14 inch pizza exclusive for delivery) In house and Deliveroo
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables
  • Music on stereo: R&B
  • Capacity: 70 (24 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 70
  • Open since: 2017
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 4
  • House wine: £10 (carafe) per bottle

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