British Pie Week celebrates a national favourite (image: Adobe)
Running from 7 to 13 March, British Pie Week 2022 is a celebration of one of the nation’s most beloved foods.
To make sure you get your pastry fix this week, here is a list of establishments in Birmingham where you can visit.
The Birmingham branch of the pie chain is nestled in the city centre and has a wide range of pie options.
Deals are available on their pies and can be served with a range of sides, including mash potato and halloumi fries.
Pieminister also has a range of hot and cold deserts as well as drinks, both alcoholic and nonalcoholic, to wash your pie down with.
16 Waterloo Street, Birmingham, B2 5UG https://pieminister.co.uk/restaurants/birmingham/
This independent shop in Kings Heath will make for an excellent place to visit this British Pie Week
As well as fillings which include Thai Green Curry and Chicken Mushroom and Tarragon, the bakery serves sausage rolls and a vegan alternative roll.
2 Vicarage Road All Saints Community Centre, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7RA https://rourkespies.com/
The Pie Team
The Pie Team has a selection of pies which can be ordered for collection at their headquarters.
Ranging from Cheese and Onion to Steak and Kidney, and with a magnificent seven offer which is seven pies for £20, you’ll not be short on choices at this restaurant.
The cocktails and food chain have two pie servings, and will come served in the lovely surroundings of the Birmingham branch.
A Lamb and Mint pie is available for £12.50 and a Coconut Sweet Potato pie for £11.50.
Sweet potato mash, mushy peas and gravy are the options for sides.
House 14, Cheltenham, 16 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5BG https://thebotanist.uk.com/locations/birmingham/menus
Old Joint Stock
This iconic pub restaurant prides itself on its pies, and there won’t be many better places to visit this British Pie Week.
The pie options are vast, from Chicken, smoked ham, leek & Honey Dew Pie to Spicy chickpea, tomato & aubergine, the offerings at the Old Joint Stock are suited to anyone.
The pub has been a strong advocate for British Pie Week and will be supplying pies to local businesses.
4 Temple Row W, Birmingham B2 5NY https://www.oldjointstock.co.uk/food/main-menu
Mad O’Rourke’s Pie Factory
Famous for it’s Desperate Dan Pie, O’Rourke’s is every pie lover’s dream.
Located in Tipton, the factory has a wide selection of pies priced £8.99-£10.99.
Some options are named after celebrities, such as the Tyson Fury and Andy Murray Pies, whilst others give a nod to famous Brummies such as The Peaky Blinders.
The pies come with chips and there are two vegan options on the menu.
Fancy a challenge? If so, you can take part in the Desperate Dan Pie challenge.
Finish every bitea (including the pastry horns) and you receive a certificate recognising your triumph.
Hurst Ln, Tipton DY4 9AB https://www.madorourkes.com/
The West Midlands based company provides services for parties and sporting events, but is also available to purchase online orders from.
Regular visitors to Edgbaston Cricket Ground and Villa Park will be familiar with these pies.
Options include the Bacon Cheeseburger pie and Jalapeno Mac and Cheese.
Online orders can be made at the Pietanic website.
Hastingwood Industrial Park, Birmingham, B24 9QR https://pietanic.square.site/