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Top 10 venues to celebrate British Pie Week

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The crumbling crust of flaky pastry will grace many a UK plate as we plunge our knives and forks into a gravy-soaked, 7-day celebration of the humble British pie. Welcome to British Pie Week! This will run 7th - 11th March. This is your chance to experience one of the finer attributes of British cuisine and, with the coming of Spring and the chill in London's air ever so slightly warming, there is no more poignant time to order a hearty steak and kidney pie, beef and ale pie, chicken and mushroom pie, or vegetarian pie to warm your hard working cockles.

Here are 10 of London's best for an unforgettable British Pie Week experience.

Image of The Yacht London

City of London
Bar / Restaurant
Modern European

The Yacht of London is a 1927 steamboat permanently moored at Temple Pier on Victoria Embankment. Soak up river views during Pie Week with a hearty lunchtime dedicated to celebrating Great British Pie Week. Choose from a starter or main course option :Starter - Homemade Pork Pie Melton Mowbray Style, Fresh Piccalilli. Main Course - Steak & IPA Pie, Spring Onion Mash, Caramelised Veg.





Image of Gigalum

Clapham
Bar / Restaurant
Bar

An institution in Clapham, Gigalum's menu changes frequently depending on which ingredients that are fresh and in season. To celebrate Great British Pie Week Gigalum's steak pie and chips will be available for just £6!

Image of Cheneston's Restaurant

Kensington
Restaurant / Hotel
British

In honour of the great British dining staple that is 'the pie', our fabulous chef's have created three melt-in-the-mouth pies to enjoy. Tuck into a Dedham vale steak & ale pie with Montgomery cheddar mashed potato, and seasonal vegetables, wild mushroom, spinach & goat's cheese pie with Jersey Royal potatoes, sprouting broccoli, spring greens and spiced apple pie with vanilla Ice-cream.

Image of The Windmill

Mayfair
Bar
Gastro

Three-­time  winner  of  the  British  Pie  Awards,  The  Windmill,  is  offering  a  week-­long  selection  of  flavour-­ packed,  hand-­made  pies,  perfectly  paired  with  local  specialty  beers.  As  well  as  putting  their  best  pie  forward, each day The Windmill pub will be hosting local breweries to showcase their well-loved brews, offer insights into top brewing secrets, and complimentary tastings.   Brewery  appearances   will   include   Wimbledon   (Monday  5th),  Twickenham   (Tuesday  6th),  Meantime (Wednesday  7th),  Camden Town  (Thursday  8th)  and Truman's  (Friday  9th). Pies are available  from  £14  -­  £15.50

Image of Paternoster Chop House

City of London
Bar / Restaurant
British

To celebrate Pie Week this year, Paternoster Chop House have created a special pie menu using the best seasonal British ingredients they can get their hands on. Options include steak & oyster pie, rabbit pie, chicken & mushroom pie, fish pie as well as one for those with a sweet tooth, apple & blackberry pie. All you have to do is choose your favourite and tuck in! Available from from Monday 5th - 11th March. Beer pairings are also available. Book Now to secure your table.

Image of Holborn Dining Room & Delicatessen

City of London
Bar / Restaurant / Hotel
British

To celebrate in style, Holborn Dining Room Executive Head Chef Calum Franklin has kept London foodies talking with his artful creations including his Pithiviers, Pâtés en Croûte, and quintessentially British sausage rolls available at Holborn Dining Room and Holborn Delicatessen. Now Chef Calum is unveiling a new pie menu featuring a selection of pies which are modern takes on the traditional dish. Technique and craftsmanship come into play as well as creativity with ingredients. Book Now - this is bound to be popular!

Image of Thomas Cubitt

Belgravia
Bar / Restaurant
Gastro

Make someones Monday! Get them along to Thomas Cubitt for a Pie Banquet - its sure to be a night to remember. When you think of a banquet, images come to mind of plentiful food and wine, exotic recipes, lavish presentation, glorious surroundings and marvellous entertainment. Pie Week kicks off a banquet series, paying homage to local producers and seasonal ingredients with a strong emphasis on 'The Best of British'. All evenings £70pp, inclusive of food, drinks and service.

Image of Fish Market

City of London
Restaurant
Seafood

The team at Fish Market could really only celebrate Pie Week one way and their magnificent fish pie is famous around these parts! A slightly lighter alternative to the standard meat and pastry combo, Barry's sustainable fish pie with haddock, salmon and sea bass will be available all week.

Image of The Abbeville

Clapham
Bar / Restaurant
British

Whether you get excited about gloriously old-fashioned pies or you prefer a healthier (dare we say it out loud) lighter carb option, The Abbeville have got something for everyone. Heck, buy two, pay for one and decide which your fav is on the day.

Image of Rules

West End
Bar / Restaurant
British

Rock Pie Week 'old school' and head along to Rules - London's Oldest Restaurant nestled away in the side streets of Covent Garden. Rules was established by Thomas Rule in 1798 making it the oldest restaurant in London. It serves traditional British food, specialising in classic game cookery, oysters, pies and puddings. No Pie Week is complete without a trip to Rules. Enjoy!

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