On arrival, the first thing you will see is the original door into the venue. When you go down the short flight of stairs, you will be met with a well organised bar with a huge selection of spirits, anything I could think of was on a shelf somewhere and there's something for everyone. At the back you will see some Italian pizzeria style tables with the easily recognised red/green and white checkered table cloths.
We ordered drinks at the bar; what an amazing daiquiri this was! We are all self-proclaimed daiquiri enthusiasts and we all enjoyed the freshness of this one…yum!
I found that there were so many things to look at around the venue and couldn't wait to speak to the owner Michael and find out where he got all of these ideas from. He came together with two others with experience from Sneaky Tony's and Varnish and this is evident as you look around the venue.
Alfred's Pizzeria is named after an old American gangster who loved three things; pizza, rock n roll music and good booze, I think this place hits the nail on the head and they really accomplished the initial idea for Alfred's Pizzeria.
The walls were papered in original newspapers from the 24th of November 1963 just before the Kennedy assassination. Through the cracks in the floor, you can see the treasures buried beneath it. It is truly a sight to behold.
We asked where the pizza recipes came from and Michael told us how he met and spent time with god of pizza, Gabriele Bonci; quite the fascinating story!
What I loved about the pizzas were the lightness of the base and the fluffiness the fresh toppings sat upon.