Best pizza chains around the world

Published March 18, 2014

| The Daily Meal

Best pizza chains around the world

Best pizza chains around the world

If you’re hankering for a pie abroad, hit up these trusted chains.

Telepizza ― Spain

Telepizza’s humble, family-owned roots exploded into a mega-pizza chain that now has 626 locations in Spain and 590 internationally and managed to top our list! While you won’t find an average cheese pizza, you will find some really cool toppings like cream cheese pizza or hot dog.

Greenwich Pizza ― Philippines

The largest pizza chain in the Philippines also has a reputation for being its most beloved. With a thin crust and an array of toppings, it isn’t hard to see why! Pizza patrons who particularly love variety can enjoy one of their signature meals which include a slice of pizza, chicken, spaghetti, rice, and a Coke.

Pizza Pizza ― Canada

With literally over 600 unit locations in Canada, Pizza Pizza is one of the most popular chain pizzerias in the Great White North. They offer a stellar array of pizzas and unlike many of their competitors across the globe, Pizza Pizza offers customers an array of sides and additional dishes. Their pizza menu contains some classic American style pizza like pepperoni, but there isn’t an option (unless you customize it) for plain cheese. One notable pie is the “nation pride pizza,” topped with classic pepperoni, fresh mushrooms, bacon crumble, and mozzarella cheese, that Pizza Pizza feels accurately represents Canada’s pizza style.

PizzaExpress ― United Kingdom

Don’t let the name fool you. PizzaExpress puts a lot of love into their food. While they do operate as a fully functional restaurant, their pizza’s standout quality is the perfect Romana-style crust. Across the country (and the world) these gorgeous restaurants boast about their healthy options and dedication to craft food.

Peppes Pizza ― Norway

Delivering to over 11 cities in Norway, Peppes Pizza is one of the largest chain restaurants in all of Scandinavia and coincidentally made out top five! While travelers do complain of high prices, they say that this major pizza chain restaurant is good for a reliable bite. Peppe’s serves Chicago style pizza, but these deep dish fans also play to New York style lovers with a pre-folded pizza that is loaded with not so typical toppings like corn and ham.

Hell Pizza ― New Zealand

With options as sinfully delicious as they sound, New Zealand’s Hell Pizza offers patrons a ton of loaded pizzas in a cool, kitschy theme. The pizza chain grew to 66 franchised stores and moved to locations in Brisbane, Australia, Seoul, South Korea, and Vancouver, Canada. In 2009, the original owners bought it back and have since been perfecting the devilish menu they began curating in 1996.

The Pizza Company ― Thailand

A self-proclaimed pizza pioneer, The Pizza Company currently has over 240 branches nationwide. While they offer over 22 topping options, their most prevalent seems to be seafood, with pizzas like “Seafood Deluxe” and “Seafood Cocktail.”

Apache Pizza ― Ireland

Though they are proudly 100 percent Irish-owned, this pizza chain plays off of our Native American heritage. It has grown to 73 locations and offers Irish pizza lovers super affordable deals and customizable pies. A few of their pies spotlight bacon as a major ingredient, with a few gem options like “American Style Beef Balls.”

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