Pieminister Blog

Back in the summer of 2015, we teamed up with our Stokes Croft neighbour Temwa, a community-led charity operating in Malawi.  Our plan was to sell enough pies to fund a forest in Malawi, so we made two special summer recipes using the best Somerset cider, kindly donated to us by Orchard Pig. Temwa have read more …

Anyone for cricket?

Mar 1 2017

The time has come for our more ‘classic’ pies to move over for a week, to make room for a new pie to take the spotlight. You see, we’ve been busy bees in our kitchens, creating our first ever insect pie, for British Pie Week. We looked to Mexico for inspiration for The Hopper (crickets are a Street Food favourite there) read more …

Celebrate with Pie & Mash Feasts for a fiver! As well as all the award winning meat free, gluten free and meaty pies you know and love already, we’ve got three Pie Week specials to try too. They’re limited-edition so make sure get your hands on one fast.  Because when they’re gone, they’re gone. Our third Pie Week special?  We’ll read more …

Brunch-time pies

Feb 14 2017

Ever since we created a breakfast pie for the 2011 Rugby World Cup we’ve wanted to make it a permanent fixture on our menu. Infact, we’ve gone one step further and created two breakfast pies AND a full brunch menu to put them on!  Which means you don’t need to wait till lunch anymore for read more …

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Our famous Free Ranger is the most popular chicken pie we make, and now, if you’re on a gluten free diet, you can enjoy it too because we’ve just created a GF version. It’s made with free range British chicken and free range British ham (or course!) and it joins the Gluten Free Moo (steak read more …

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Canapies!

Dec 16 2016

You’d never guess it but here at Pieminister we like a play on words.  Sometimes we change names because we don’t like the original ones and here is a textbook example. ‘Finger Food’ sounds gruesome. ‘Canapés’ sounds pansy. But canapies, on the other hand, sounds tasty. Below we’ve given you just one recipe for these read more …

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Thank you pie lovers

Dec 13 2016

We took Black Friday and turned it on its head,  transforming our cafes and restaurants in to free pie pop-up shops – for Black Pieday. We gave away over 2000 pies, raising £1000’s for Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity. So we just wanted to say thank you to all of you who braved the read more …

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#BlackPieday

Nov 17 2016

What would you give for a pie this Friday?   With many of us gearing up for a Black Friday spending spree this Friday, we wanted to turn this event on its head and use it to do something good. That’s why we’ll be giving away frozen surplus pie stock in return for donations to Shelter. read more …

Bristol folk have ever the reason to celebrate winter, with the arrival of the cold weather and a new weekend brunch menu at Pieminister to warm you up.  And you can now get 50% off your brunch bill* during December weekends too. All you have to do is arrive between 10am-12pm any weekend until Sunday 18th December read more …

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Christmas is our favourite time of year….. Cold weather, Christmas pies, mash, festive gravy, pigs in blankets, Christmas cocktails… you name it. We love it! So if you’re eating in any Pieminister restaurant from now until Christmas and want to win a box of 6 pies to enjoy at home (delivered direct to your door) read more …

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