9 best pie shops in Bristol 2022: where to get steak, chicken and vegan pies to celebrate British Pie Week

British Pie Week is here, a seven-day period that gives Brits permission to scoff however many pies they please - so where are some of the best places to buy a pie in Bristol?

One of the most delicious and tasty weeks of the year has landed - British Pie Week - a stalwart of our cuisine.

Hastily devoured by Brits since as early as the 12th century, this tradition is celebrated in the first week of March every year, and has been since 2007.

Can be enjoyed with either a sweet or savoury filling, pies have a long history dating back to 2000 B.C when the Chicken Pie recipe was created in Rome, Italy.

British Pie Week gives Brits the freedom to enjoy their favourite pies, so where are the best places to grab one in Bristol to celebrate?

Pieminster

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Pieminster might be the perfect place to celebrate British Pie Week as the pie shop caters for all dietary requirements.

With vegan options available such as the much-loved Mock-A-Doodle pie, or gluten free pastries such as the Mooless Moo - there are lots of options for everyone (and they have home delivery too!)

Doors open at 10 am and close at 5 pm from Monday to Saturday every week, so why not pop in and celebrate British Pie Week with Pieminster?

The Corn Exchange, Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1JQ

www,pieminister.co.uk

Clarks Pies

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Are you looking for a pie shop that uses locally sourced ingredients? Clarks Pies does just that.

Fresh pies are made daily - whether you fancy a classic steak and ale filling, or maybe a beef and vegetable pie, the options are plentiful.

Doors open at 8 am and close by 3 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - but are open for one hour less on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

259 North Street, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1JN

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Buxton and Bird - Pies & Beers

Known locally for its friendly atmosphere, variety of craft beers, and jaw-dropping pies - Buxton and Bird are waiting for you this week.

A wide selection of vegan and non-vegan options, why not pop in during their opening hours of 5 pm to 8 pm every day, apart from Fridays (2 pm to 8 pm) and Mondays (closed).

Unit 18, Cargo 2, Bristol, BS1 6ZA

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Joe’s Bakery

Found in the heart of Gloucester Road in Bristol, Joe’s Bakery is not only award-winning, but they boast tasty pies ready to be enjoyed for British Pie Week.

If you’d rather devour them within the comfort of your own home, they also offer takeaway so there’s no reason to not celebrate with Joe’s Bakery.

Opening hours are: 7 am to 7 pm (Monday to Friday) and 7 am to 5 pm (Saturday)

240-242 Gloucester Road, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 8NZ

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Cornish Bakehouse

Whether you’d rather go down the traditional route and enjoy some Cornish steak, or maybe a juicy creamy chicken delight, the Cornish Bakehouse in Bristol has a lot to offer.

Visit when doors are open from 9 am to 5:30 pm (Monday to Friday), 9 am to 5 pm (Saturday) and 10 am to 5 pm (Sunday).

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CG16, The Galleries, Broadmead, Bristol, BS1 3XE

Hart’s Bakery

An artisan bakery that works out of a large Victorian railway arch at Temple Meads station in Bristol, Hart’s Bakery has tasty fresh pies on offer.

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Make sure to pay them a visit during British Pie Week when doors are open from 7 am till 3 pm (Tuesdays to Fridays) and 7:30 am to 3 pm (Saturdays).

Arch 35 Lower Approach Road, Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6QS

Parson’s Bakery

This family-run and award-winning artisan bakery chain offers a wide selection of savouries to be enjoyed for British Pie Week.

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With pies that have been described by customers as the “best in Liverpool”, find out if that is the truth by visiting between 7:30 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday, or 8 am to 3 pm every Sunday.

125 Gloucester Road, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 8AX

Sotiris Greek Bakery

Not only does Sotiri Greek Bakery offer pies with flavour-filled fillings such as its feta cheese pies, but the pricing is exceptionally reasonable too.

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With so many options at your fingertips when you step through its doors, this bakery is an exciting tour of Greek cuisine.

Operating from 10 am to 6 pm from Monday to Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sundays, make sure to celebrate British Pie Week here.

16 Park Row, Bristol, BS1 5LJ

Greggs

Hot cross buns won’t be available in Greggs stores this Easter (Photo: Shutterstock)

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Why not just keep it simple, because you can never go wrong with a Greggs visit for British Pie Week.

Nationally renowned for its amazing pastries, they are tried and trusted whether it be sweet or savoury.

The store opens at 6:30 am until 5 pm from Monday to Friday, before altering its operating hours to 6:30 am to 3:30 pm on Saturdays and 8 am till 3 pm on Sundays.

Transom House, 6 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AH