Just when we thought we had survived the gluttony that comes with Pancake Day another reason to loosen the belts turns up. It’s British Pie Week! The ultimate comfort food will be celebrated till Sunday so take a peek at our list and treat yourself for making it to the end of the week. Or at least the end of the day.
Pieminister – Boxpark, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY
Pieminister have many branches around the UK but be sure to check out their mini shop at the oh so cool Boxpark. Serving up beef, free range chicken, vegetarian and even venison pies they have been a hit with shoppers. You don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home as they can be ordered online too.
Canteen London – 2 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, E1 6DW
The folks at Canteen are the experts when it comes to good, honest British food cooked on site daily without any shortcuts.They serve up everything from up luxurious lattes to sumptuous steak, all of which are sourced nationally. Most importantly though are their pies. The fillings change on a daily basis, although the menu does guarantee a meat as well as vegetarian option, but the fish pie is a permanent fixture on the menu and absolutely heavenly.
The Water Poet – 9-11 Folgate St, London E1 6BX
To celebrate British Pie Week The WP has launched an exclusive pie menu with sweet potato and rabbit pies as well as traditional beef pies. They will be hosting a pop up shop with Timothy Wilkes of Timmy’s Pie’s fame, as well as a competition for diners to create their own pie filling. Whoever wins will then be able to take a box of pies with their own exclusive filling home! The fun doesn’t stop there, as they will also be offering rewards for those able to eat their way through the entire Pie Week menu.
Square Pie –Spitfire Gate, 105c Commercial St, E1 6BG
Square Pie is dedicated to making pies and pies alone and boy do they know how to make a mean pie. To celebrate they have added a Sunday roast pie to the menu – Sunday roast plus all the trimmings in a neat little pastry package.The menu has something for everyone’s tastes as well as plenty of sides for a hearty meal and low calorie options too. If we had to pick a favourite it would definitely have to be Square Pie as its’ like a little slice of home in busy Spitalfields, oh so very cozy and comforting.