It's not hard to find a good pie shop in the region, but we've put together our pick of the best
Bowen Pies, Chorley Road, Adlington, Chorley
Based in Adlington, Bowen Bakeries Ltd offer traditional, home-made pies and puddings that are not only totally tasty but are award-winning too.
They started making pies in 1994 from a butcher’s shop and today we offer a wide choice of mouth-watering products.
Bowen pies are individually made according to their secret recipes, some of which are over 30 years old and they offer a full range of traditional favourites, from the best-selling potato and meat pies to steak puddings.
Visit the website at https://www.bowenpies.co.uk/ for more information and to view their products.
Dean’s Bakery, Blackpool Road, Ashton, Preston
Everyone loves a good bakers and if you’ve grown up in and around Preston, it’s more than likely at some point you’ve had a loaf, a pie, a butty or a sweet treat from Dean’s. It’s their butter pies and potato and meat pies that are most popular. Reviews you find online rate Dean’s up there as one of the favourite bakeries in the city - but you should definitely try for yourself to be certain.
Laines Bakery, Church Street, Blackpool
Laines Bakery, which opened in 1984, have a great range of savoury pies and also cakes and sweet pies. One customer said: “Their meat and potato is the best I’ve had around here. The service is also really friendly and the shop is very covid-safe.”
Visit their Facebook page to find out more and to view the extensive menu, including a new Christmas menu - https://www.facebook.com/lainesbakery/
Paul’s Pies, Fishergate Hill, Preston
After being well known for his work at Pennington’s bakery, on Chorley Road for the past 12 years, Paul Addison finally took the plunge last month and opened his own shop in Preston. His plan is to keep it simple and offer value for money.
He offers British favourites, from meat and potato, butter pies, and Lancashire hotpot. And they are already proving to be very popular with customers far and wide - rave reviews are coming in thick and fast - and often selling out quickly.
Paul also plans to bring a range of new fillings to the shelves over the festive period.
Visit https://www.facebook.com/paulpies/ for more information.