Where to find the best pies in Auckland

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Aucklanders love their pies – there’s a pie shop on just about every shopping strip and in almost every gas station.

In recent years, bakers have added to the range of pies made, with gourmet selections joining the traditional mainstays of mince, steak and either of those with cheese.

The annual Bakels Supreme Pie Awards help identify where to look for the best pies in Auckland.

Here are 22 of the top award winners over the past five years.

The best pie shops in Auckland

North Shore

Bakers Oven

687 Whangaparaoa Rd, Stanmore Bay, Auckland

–  Silver Medal in 2016 for their gourmet pie entry, a mushroom, bacon and cheese pie

–  Bronze Medal in 2016 for their apple pie in the gourmet fruit category.

– Highly commended in 2016 for their potato top pie.

– Gold Medal in 2014 for their bacon and egg pie.

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their mince and cheese pie.

Bernie’s Bakery & Cafe

25 Clyde Rd, Browns Bay, Auckland

– Gold Medal in 2014 for their mince and gravy pie.

– Gold Medal in 2014 for their mince and cheese pie.

Dairy Flat Bakery

1443 Dairy Flat Highway, RD4, Auckland

– Gold Medal in 2016 for making the best gourmet fruit pie in New Zealand (blueberry, spiced apple and apricot).

– Gold Medal in 2015 for their gourmet fruit pie.

– Gold Medal in 2014 for their gourmet fruit pie.

– Gold Medal in 2011 for their vegetarian pie.

Euro Patisserie Torbay

1028 Beach Road, Torbay, Auckland

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their mince and gravy pie.

– Gold Medal in 2013 for a gourmet meat pie containing chicken, cranberry and Camembert cheese.

Mairangi Bay Bakery

336d Beach Rd, Mairangi Bay, Auckland

– Highly commended in 2016 for their steak and cheese pie.

– Gold Medal in 2015 for their bacon and egg pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their mince and gravy pie.

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their seafood pie.

– Gold Medal in 2013 for a gourmet fruit pie containing brandied apple, apricot and grape.

– Gold Medal in 2013 for a seafood pie containing salmon, scallops, leeks and crab meat.

Richoux Patisserie Takapuna

447 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their steak and gravy pie.

Savans Bakery

56 Queen St, Warkworth, Auckland

– Gold Medal in 2016 for their chicken and vegetable pie.

Warkworth New World

6 Percy St. Auckland

– Highly commended in 2016 for their cafe boutique entry, a pie made with venison, mushroom, ales, red wine and juniper berries.

West Auckland

Eurobake Espresso

45 Main Rd, Kumeu, Auckland

– Highly commended in 2016 for their mince and gravy pie.

Central Auckland

Corner Bakery

180a Hillsborough Rd, Auckland

– Silver Medal in 2016 for their potato top pie.

– Silver Medal in 2014 for their gourmet fruit pie.

Julia’s Bakery

128b Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland

– Silver Medal in 2016 for their mince and cheese pie.

Nana’s Bakery

586 New North Rd, Kingsland, Auckland

– Highly commended in 2016 for their mince and cheese pie.

Penny Lane’s Bakery

249 Onehunga Mall, Onehunga, Auckland

– Silver Medal in 2014 for their steak and gravy pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their vegetarian pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their gourmet meat entry.

– Gold Medal in 2011 for their steak, veg and gravy pie.

Voila Café

573 Sandringham Road, Sandringham, Auckland 

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their entry in the cafe boutique category.

East Auckland

Greenland Bakery and Cafe

3 Market Square, Botany Town Centre, Botany, Auckland

– Silver Medal in 2016 for their chicken and vegetable pie.

– Silver Medal in 2016 for their bacon and egg pie.

– Supreme Award and Gold Medal in 2013 for their mince and cheese pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their bacon and egg pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their seafood pie.

– Gold Medal in 2013 for their mince and cheese pie.

– Gold Medal in 2012 for their vegetarian pie.

– Gold Medal in 2011 for their gourmet meat entry.

Panmure Bakehouse

12 Pilkington Rd, Panmure, Auckland

– Gold Medal in 2016 for their mince and cheese pie.

South Auckland

Counties Bakery

2 Queen St, Pukekohe, Auckland

– Gold Medal in 2016 for their steak and gravy pie.

Fresh Bun Cafe

42 George St, Tuakau, Auckland

– Silver Medal in 2016 for their steak and gravy pie.

– Highly commended in 2016 for their chicken and vegetable pie.

– Gold Medal in 2015 for their gourmet meat entry.

– Gold Medal in 2015 for their chicken and vegetable pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their mince and cheese pie.

Greenland Café

Suite 5 28 Subway Road, Pukekohe 

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their vegetarian pie.

– Highly commended in 2014 for their chicken and vegetable pie.

Hillpark Bakery

75 Grand Vue Rd, Manurewa, Auckland

– Bronze Medal in 2016 for their chicken and vegetable pie.

– Highly commended in 2016 for their bacon and egg pie.

Rushgreen Bakery and Cafe

2/10 Rushgreen Ave, Papakura, Auckland

– Highly commended in 2016 for their vegetarian pie made from carrot, peas and corn.

Target Bakehouse & Café

241 Manukau Road, Pukekohe

– Bronze Medal in 2014 for their bacon and egg pie.

– Gold Medal in 2012 for their mince and cheese pie.

Source: Bakels Pie Awards


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