From traditional award-winning steak and cheese pies to sweet chocolate and cookie pies, fruit pies, and more…there’s plenty to tuck into in Christchurch. Here’s six of the best places to find pies over the Christmas season in Christchurch.
Sink your teeth into a droolworthy world-famous pie at this renowned 5-star spot. With a huge selection, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Think bacon and egg, lamb and mint, mince and cheese, chicken and vegetable, steak and blue cheese, to name a few. The portion sizes are very generous too.
📍 254 Cranford Street, St Albans, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
Hidden in this bakery, you’ll find the most delicious savoury pies. For example, cottage and chicken, mince, chicken and cranberry with camembert, cheese and relish…the list is endless.
📍 142 Beach Road, North New Brighton, Christchurch 8083, New Zealand
All the chocoholics will adore the jaw-dropping selection of cookie pies at this spot. Read all about them and delivery information in our Moustache article.
📍 Riverside Market, 96 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Located in Sumner, you’ll find an epic range of savoury pies and sweet tarts here. Expect diverse flavours like hearty beef cheek, mushroom, and even vegan Mexican jack fruit to appeal to your tastebuds. If you are craving something a little sweeter, go for the lemon tart. This spot just so happens to be where one of the best cheesecakes in Christchurch is located.
📍 43 Nayland Street, Sumner, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
You haven’t lived until you’ve tried the exclusive award-winning fruit pies from this lovely traditional Danish-European bakery. If fruit isn’t your thing, you can also get creamy chicken and mushroom pies, honey almond tarts, and vegan pies, to name a few. Certainly, some of the best pies in Christchurch.
📍 409 Harewood Road, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
This family-run bakery caters the largest selection on the list. With such variety, your only problem will be picking the best one. Highlights include chicken brie and cranberry, pepper steak, lamb and mint, or fruit pies like boysenberry, apple and even some mouthwatering seasonal mince pies. Order a family sized pie from $13 and feed the whole gang.
📍 19-23 Memorial Avenue, Ilam, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand