Analog to digital converter

Hey! I want to make a digital voltmeter (without using arduino) with a a 7 segments display I have. So, I need to convert the voltage to 8 bits and I would like to know what is a good chip for this task. What do you think about the ADC0801? Is there a better option? My knowledge is very limited so I want to make the circuit as simple as possible. Thanks in advance!

Well, an arduino would certainly be simpler than a separate ADC chip plus logic plus display drivers. Many adc chips these days are designed to read by a micro controller anyway. Including the adc0801.

A lot of cheap voltmeters are based on an ICL7106 or similar.