48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar has been crowned as the Best Pizzeria in the Asia-Pacific region this year. This pizzeria, which has locations in South Yarra, Elsternwick and Grazeland, also took out the top spot for Oceania in 2021. The 50 Top Pizza Asia-Pacific awards ceremony took place for the first time in Asia at The Peninsula Bangkok Hotel on Monday. 48 Pizza e Gnocchi Bar, along with the rest of the top 15 finalists, will go on to compete for a spot in the 50 Top Pizza World 2022. This worldwide ranking will be revealed on September 7 in Naples.
48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar
This Italian gem was praised for its wide selection of pizzas, pastas, desserts and wines. It was also acknowledged for its welcoming atmosphere, its price range and its quality ingredients. The restaurant takes its name from how long it takes for dough to rise. For the team, 48 hours is the minimum time required for this process, which keeps the pizza light, fragrant and aromatic.
For the judges, 48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar is “ideal both for the Italian tourist that misses home,” and for anyone else that would like to try true Italian cuisine.
Other locations around Melbourne also received a nod in the Top 50. They are:
- A25 Pizzeria in Melbourne at number 35
- SPQR Pizzeria in Melbourne at number 37
- Mozzarella Bar in Seddon at number 39
- La Svolta in Hampton at number 40
To see the full list of rankings, click here.