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Made of Dough

Restaurants, Pizza Peckham
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

A cool pizza joint on Peckham’s Bellenden Road.

In place of the late Peckham pizzeria Beautiful Pizza Boy comes Made of Dough, the first bricks ’n’ mortar spot for a trendy street food stall. Interiors are airy, with a stylish marble bar: it’s basically the old joint given a few moody licks of paint, but lovely nonetheless. Bellissimo.

The food was all excellent. The pizza dough was blistered, chewy and very well-proved. It was as fine a Neopolitan-style sourdough base as I’ve had in London. Topped with very good Brindisa chorizo, warm piquillo peppers, sweet San Marzano toms and fior di latte – it was tangy, fresh and humming with the sausage’s piquant paprika heat. Better still was the merguez. Strewn with lamb sausage from Flock & Herd butchers across the road, red onion, shredded cavolo nero and yet more fior di latte, it’s set to become a go-to classic pizza round these parts.

One grumble: the lack of plates. My side salad (a fresh pile of cavolo nero and pomegranate) was served on a piece of paper. That might be okay for slices of salchichón salami or olives, but it’s a bizarre, impractical affectation too far when you’re chasing pomegranate seeds round the table with your fork. Please! PLATES.

But doing just milkshakes for pud is a good idea: my biscotti and tiramisu number, naughtied up with a shot of Kahlúa, was a deliciously infantilising way to bow out. Go spend your hard-earned dough on this well-made, erm, dough.

Details

Address: 182 Bellenden Road
Peckham
London
SE15 4BW
Transport: Tube: Peckham Rye Overground
Price: Dinner for two with drinks and service: around £65
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3 out of 5 stars

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I was warmly welcomed by smiling pizza spinning chefs where pizza dough is made using a 60-hour fermentation process!

I sat in an open plan kitchen in an atmosphere that had a pure industrial modern feel to it.

I started with a margarita which was perfectly chewy with some charcoal notes and a good balance of cheese and tomato. This combined well with the Basil Aioli Tapenade which I ordered as an added option for dipping the dough crust. As a side dish, I had The Cavolo Nero with celeriac and pomegranate which was refreshing.

Sadly, there was no dessert so I ordered a gelato milkshake which was from the only three choices available. I had the dairy free peanut butter and vanilla. It tasted creamy crunchy and not too sweet.

Pizzas are £6-11 and sides are around £3-4. It is good pizza although not the best I've had. I would recommend this place and if I am in the area I will definitely be going back.

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