Craving a pocket-meal encased in golden flaky pastry? At Victoria's regional bakeries and cafes, we only have pies for you. We've done the research so finding the best in regional Victoria is as easy as, well, pie.
Vegetarian pie by Conways pies
This family-owned and operated bakery, cafe and coffee shop serves up a vegetarian treat as nice as pie. Also on the pie menu: bolognaise, garlic prawn, lamb shank and seafood.
51 Pynsent St, Horsham
Great ocean duck & orange pie from Craig’s Royal Hotel
A classic pie from a classic hotel. The duck mixture is encased in a savoury crepe and then placed in the pastry to bake. Well worth ducking to Ballarat for.
10 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat
Brekkie Pie from Annie Smithers
Start your day on a pie with du Fermier Gourmet Pies. Baked at Annie Smithers' du Fermier restaurant, these pies are sold to pie-rates at both the Kyneton and Daylesford farmers markets. The brekkie pie is a national winner.
42 High St, Trentham
Beef Burgundy pie at The Gladysdale Bakehouse and Tea Rooms
What's your beef? Theirs is Angus, with red wine from Yarra Valley Gateway Estate. Plus they make pies in partnership with local breweries. All ale that idea.
2568 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction 3797
Beef Bourginon Pie by Parker Pies
Parker up for beef and mushrooms in a rich Rutherglen Red wine sauce. Other popular pies include lamb, Jolly Jumbuck, venison or kangaroo, and many include a tipple of local red.
88 Main Street, Rutherglen
Butter Garlic Prawn Pie by Merwans Pies
Chuck another shrimp on the pastry, they said. This popular bayside pick from multi award winning Merwans follows the success of their famous scallop pie.
1/397 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin
Live and let pie, wanderers.