Mozza (West End, Glasgow) : Review

I have been to Mozza before, I was actually at their opening for the branch in the city centre and it was a great night.

Their pizza’s were really good, and I have been back a few times since it opened.

They recently opened this new branch in the West End of Glasgow, on Byres road and they invited me to come and try some pizza to take home and enjoy.

The Pizza’s

I ordered number 10 and 11 (without walnuts)

10. tomato sauce, mozzarella, goats cheese, spinach, caramelised onion, sun blushed tomatoes, extra virgin oil

Firstly how good do they look, instantly mega mouth-watering!!

The base was nice and thin, the crush was nice and fluffy and the whole flavour was really good.

I would easily have this one again, and I am giving it a solid 5/5

Rating: 5 out of 5.

11. mozzarella, gorgonzola, parma ham with fig, pear and white balsamic jam, rocket, crushed walnuts, extra virgin oil

This one sounded interesting so I thought lets order it, though I did ask for no walnuts as I am allergic to them.

The flavours that hit you as soon as you take a bite was just WOW, you could taste everything and it all worked perfectly together.

I loved the pear and white balsamic jam, this really lifted the flavours to the next level.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Overall :

Firstly a big thank you to Mozza for making my Sunday night better with some Pizza.

I have always really enjoyed Mozza’s pizza’s and I have always put Mozza in my top 3 pizza places in Glasgow, and tonight’s pizza didn’t disappoint and were very very nice.

If you have never tried Mozza please do check them out, as I said they are in my top 3 pizza places in Glasgow when anyone asks me and every time I have visited its always been a great meal or great pizza.

My Rating :

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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Mozza (Glasgow) : Review

39 Renfield Street
Glasgow G2 1JS

V: 4th July 2018      T:  0141 221 4508  W: www.mozza.it

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


Finally I return to Mozza!

My last visit here was at the opening event, and I promised them I would return (I didnt think it would have been this long…but hey better late than never)

Last time at Mozza I had beer and a pizza, so thats what I planned to do tonight.

The Food…

Beer

Admiral £15

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This was very nice, it had some caramel after taste and was a nice light beer.

For me so far this is my fav beer, but they do have more on the menu so I will keep trying.

Another funky thing here is you get to keep the cork, as they turn in to a keyring!

Flavour : 4
Value for Money : 4

Main Course

#5  £8.00
Tomato & spicy ‘nduja sause’, mozzarella, spicy ventricina salami, ricotta cheese, black pepper, basil, olive oil.

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This looked good, so I didnt take long after taking the photo to dig right in.

mmmmm this was very good!!! as I said in my previous review from last year, the base is thin so if thats something you dont like then you may have an issue with the pizza…but for me this was very very good!!

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 5

Dessert

Birramisu  £5.00

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I wanted to try this at the blogger opening event, but I didnt want to come over as a pig that night….so tonight I was that pig.

WOW this was perfect, the flavours, textures so so so so good!!

I will defo be having this again at my next visit.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 5

Overall

Overall I am really glad I went back to Mozza, I enjoyed the pizza and beer very much

If you like Pizza do check here out!

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 4
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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Mozza (Glasgow) Launch Event

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39 Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 1JS

V: 29 June 2017      T:  0141 221 4508    W: www.mozza.it

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


I had seen the place where Mozza was going to be brought to life, as I passed the location many times when walking about Glasgow so I added it to my list.

I had recently heard that it was open and heard several reviews, so when my inbox went ding for tonights invite I couldn’t refuse.

First Impressions :

The style inside as you can see from the above photos, is a very modern and minimalistic design. Its got a nice clean and very relaxing look and feel to it.

We had a DJ tonight who was playing tunes, and I have to say I wish I knew the playlist as some tunes were very good. The music was being played at a good level, not loud enough that I couldn’t hear my friend who was sitting opposite me so this was good.

I was seated next to the window so I had a good view of most of what was going on (I like to be nosy), plus I could look outside at the nightlife passing.

Once seated we were brought a glass of prosecco, and then some Garlic bread.

I love prosecco so this made tonight start off really good, and the garlic bread was very nice and a little salty which worked perfect as a nibble while we looked at the menu.

The Food :

On the table there was a menu, which at first looks very full on but once you take a good look and focus on the food parts (it also contains a lot of informational text) then you will be fine.

There were several different pizzas you could have, so I thought lets ask the waitress and find out what is the most popular one and go for that.

Our waitress tonight was very friendly and very helpful, and she told me it was the Number 5.

Number 5
Tomato sauce, spicy ‘nduja’, mozzarella, ventricina salami, ricotta cheese, black pepper, basil, olive oil.

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Before coming to Mozza I had heard a lot of people say the pizza’s were soggy, and I thought hmm not sure about this and I even heard on the night thats what they were like so I was 50/50 about this. I was told this is what the style of pizza is like, as its very thin base and uses oils which could explain the soggy comment.

On arrival it looked and smelled good, so it was time to see what it was like.

Yes I found the base to be soggy, but I don’t know if soggy is the right word to use. Its a very thin base so it could come over soggy its more very soft I would say, maybe not what some people are used to.

I love this, it was spicy bursting with flavour and the crusts were very nice. Don’t let what people are saying about the pizzas put you off, its just very thin and a different style of pizza to what you may be used to but trust me its very nice.

Portion Size : N/A Tonight
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

After the pizza we were all treated to a very special treat, the chef Antonio Starita who has flown to Glasgow just for tonight.

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Chef Antonio Starita is the owner of the famous restaurant Materdei in Naples, and his style of crusts are very famous. Chef Antonio Starita gave us all a nice talk to everyone tonight, so this was a very cool night and an honour to listen to him.

Next up I was recommended to try a light beer, as I am a light beer fan. The one that was recommended to me was :

Curmi Beer 75cl 5.8%
Spiced top-fermented ale made with spelt & barley malt. A refreshing medium-bodied beer.

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I have to admit this was a very nice and good recommendation, this was very light and had a very nice taste. If you are a fan of Peroni or another light beer, please do give this a try.

To finish off the evening Mozza then brought us out a glass of red wine “Rosamaro”

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This was a nice easy and light, and had a really nice fruity taste which was perfect for me. I am not normally a wine person more cocktails, but this I would and probably will have again.

Overall my first impression of Mozza was very good, the food and drinks and staff I couldn’t fault tonight. The design inside was very relaxing and very modern, which suited my style and it looked very nice.

Mozza is now in my top two pizza places in Glasgow, so I do highly recommend here and if you visit do let me know what you think.

Finally a big thank you to Mozza for my invite, I really enjoyed the evening and the food.