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Let’s Celebrate National ‘Halal’ Pizza Day


Let’s Celebrate National ‘Halal’ Pizza Day

Today is National Pizza Day where we dedicate our appreciation of that humble baked flatbread that’s topped with tomato sauce and cheese, and any other toppings we dare to dream of.

Whether it’s thin crust, deep-pan or anything else in between, pizza – invented first in Naples, Italy around the 10th century – is now enjoyed all over the world.

And to mark this annual celebration, we bring you a list of some of the country’s best Halal pizza places for you to visit at your leisure or order from and enjoy wherever you are on National Pizza Day.

Did you know?
  • In the UK, Oxford is the city that consumes the most pizza
  • 49% of people in the UK eat pizza at least once a week
  • Britons spend around £2.9 billion on pizza annually
  • In the UK, one in six pizzas bought is delivered
  • The most popular topping in the UK is pepperoni

ONLINE OFFER: Buy any pizza and get 20% off

With 17 branches across the country, BigJohn’s is an established brand that offers 12 variety of some of the best pizzas you’re likely to try.

Just check these out, all available online for delivery with a “Buy any pizza and get 20% off” offer:

big-johns-national-pizza-dayThe Build Your Own – select your pizza base, pizza sauce and top it with your favourite toppings.

Half And Half – each half of your pizza has different toppings.

Margherita Pizza – Deep Pan or Thin and Crispy Cheese & Tomato Pizza and toppings.

Vegetarian Pizza – Special treat for vegetarians.

Veg Hot Pizza – Deep pan base with BigJohn’s spicy regular tomato sauce and toppings.

Hawaiian Pizza – Deep pan pizza and toppings.

Pepperoni Pizza – Deep pan base topped with a double pepperoni topping.

Big John’s Supreme Pizza – Deep pan pizza with Big John’s special tomato sauce and toppings.

Most Wanted Pizza – 12″ Stuffed crust pizza, smootherd with smoky BBQ sauce and toppings.

And, if you’re feeling romantic, then why not treat your loved one to the following special 11″ Heart Shaped pizzas:

Heart Shaped Margherita, Heart Shaped Vegetarian, and Heart Shaped Chicken Supreme


BigJohn’s Shirley
(Delivery Available)
260/262 Stratford Road
B90 3AD

BigJohn’s Quinton
(Delivery Available)
782 Hagley Road West
B68 0PJ

BigJohn’s Chelmsley Wood
(Delivery Available)
Cooks Lane
Chelmsley Wood
B37 1NU

BigJohn’s Selly Oak
(Delivery Available)
762 Bristol Road
Selly Oak
B29 6NA

Solihull Store
(Delivery Available)
44 Station Road
B91 3RX

BigJohn’s Highgate
291 Gooch Street
B5 7HE

BigJohn’s West Bromwich
(Delivery Available)
Unit 1 Dudley Street
Carters Green
West Bromwich
B70 9RL

BigJohn’s Soho Road
379 Soho Road
B21 9SF

BigJohn’s Perry Barr
(Delivery Available)
282 Wellington Road
Perry Barr
B20 2QL

BigJohn’s Lawley Middleway
(Delivery Available)
Unit-2 Langdon Street / Garrison Lane
B9 4BP

BigJohn’s Erdington
(Delivery Available)
7-11 Sutton New Road
B23 6TJ

BigJohn’s Acocks Green
(Delivery Available)
18 Yardley Road
Acocks Green
B27 6ED

BigJohn’s Kings Heath
(Delivery Available)
Unit 1 Scotts Corner, High Street
Kings Heath
B14 7DG

BigJohn’s Kingstanding
235 Hawthorn Road
B44 8PL

BigJohn’s Narborough Road
(Delivery Available)
100-102 Narborough Road

BigJohn’s Humberstone Road
87 Humberstone Road

BigJohn’s City
120-122 Corporation Street
B4 6SX

Ecco Pizzeria


Ecco claims to be “completely obsessed with pizza” and offers deep pan, Romana and stuffed crust just to name a few.

Ecco says that it uses seasonal ingredients that are sourced directly from local farmers and artisan producers with no artificial additives, no preservatives or growth hormones, and no pesticides, nitrates or Trans fats.

“Simple, honest, natural and healthy pizza in its purest form- now that’s what we call the perfect pizza!”

93 Otley Road, Leeds LS6 3PS.

T: +44 (0)1132782828 | W: www.eccopizzeria.co.uk | E: [email protected]

Opening Hours: Mon CLOSED, Tue–Thur 17:00–23:00, Fri 12:00–15:00 – 17:00-23:00, Sat-Sun 12:00–23:00

90 Street Lane, Leeds LS8 2AL.

T: +44 (0)1132782828 | W: www.eccopizzeria.co.uk | E: [email protected]

Opening Hours: Mon CLOSED, Tue–Thur 17:00–23:00, Fri 12:00–15:00 – 17:00-23:00, Sat-Sun 12:00–23:00

ICCO Italian Pizza

Icco Pizzeria

ICCO Pizzeria started as a family run Italian pizzeria located in Goodge Street and Camden. Since opening in 1999, they have offered the “best value we can to our customers and will always endeavour to do so.

“You will not find a better value for money freshly prepared pizza throughout the whole of London. The dough is made on site every morning by our chefs and with a theatre kitchen customers can see fresh ingredients added to the pizza bases”.

ICCO Pizzeria
46 Goodge Street, London W1T 4LU

T: +44 (0)20 7580 9688 | W: icco.co.uk

Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 07:00-23:00, Thu 07:00-23:30, Fri 07:00-00:00, Sat 08:00-23:30, Sun 08:00-23:00

ICCO Pizzeria
21a Camden High Street, London NW1 7JE

T: +44 (0)20 7380 0020 | W: icco.co.uk

Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 07:00-23:00, Thu 07:00-23:30, Fri 07:00-03:00, Sat 08:00-03:00, Sun 08:00-23:00

Marco & Carl

Marco & Carl

Marco & Carl is a Muslim family owned Halal Restaurant that uses “the freshest ingredients” available to create traditional Italian dishes with a modern twist.

Their restaurants offers lots of traditional and modern dishes where diners can choose Stone Baked Pizzas, among other things.

Their idea is to buy fresh ingredients, make the food to order so diners leave wanting more!

Marco & Carl
Osbourne Way, Deepdale, Preston PR1 6PZ

T: +44 (0)1772 563020 | W: www.marcoandcarl.com

Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 12:00-22:00, Fri 12:00-23:00, Sat 10.30-23:00, Sun 10.30-22:00

Marco & Carl
26-28 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE

T: +44 (0)116 253 8899 | W: www.marcoandcarl.com

Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 12:00-22:00, Fri 12:00-23:00, Sat 11:00-23:00, Sun 11:00-22:00

Open Pizza

Open Pizza - Cheese and Tomato Deep Pan


Open Pizza offers a wide selection of delicious food served in a relaxing atmosphere.

All their dishes are produced from “local fresh sources and prepared by skillful, passionate chefs”.

Open Pizza
35 Broadway, West Ealing, London W13 9DA.

T: +44 (0)20 8579 9644 | W: openpizza.co.uk | E: [email protected]

Opening Hours: Sat-Sun 11:20-23:00


BigJohn's Story

big-johns-national-pizza-dayBig John’s concept started back in 1995 and the first UK Fish and Chips was introduced in 1998. After several years of research in to traditional authentic dishes was carefully selected to bring you the very best quality of Fast Food experience.

Big John’s is a unique and independent quality Fast Food Brand. Big John’s Outlet is stylish and attractive. We are a Fast-casual operation with dine in, drive thru, and take-away elements. The decor and theme are centred on fresh and bright colours, which welcome everyone and anyone, with distinctive lighting which, adds a trendy cutting edge to the design and feel. We cook and display Fresh Food at all times of the day, which is our unique selling point.

We have created the ultimate range of Burgers, Pizza’s, Kebab’s, Southern Fried Chicken, Peri Peri Range, Fish & Chips, American Thick Shakes and many more products. Everything is made to perfection, creating distinctive and indulgent taste experience. Our Outlets have become the place to visit at all times of the day and for all age groups.


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