15 places in Canberra to get pie-fect hot treat

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Did anyone say it’s pie season?

With the sudden snap of Canberra fall weather and crazy windy days, you have to admit that nothing sounds better than a warm, pastry-covered snack to fill the summer-shaped hole in your heart.

Get juicy (or not) with some of the best pies in Canberra – including vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Public Place Chisholm

A local favorite, Public Place is a must-visit for pie lovers living in the South. All made in-house, they have chicken, pork and beef pies as well as a few extra options. Keep an eye out, they also make special offers (think of triple cheese-filled lasagna pie and superb pizza pie!)

42 Halley St, Chisholm | facebook.com/publicchisholm

Elaine’s gourmet pies

You did not get a pie until you have been to Elaine’s. Handmade gourmet pies daily, delicious bites are guaranteed to melt in your mouth. Choose from flavors like Chunky Chicken and Asparagus, Chunky Satay Chicken, Chunky Steak and Kidney, Curry Steak and more.

71 Dundas Ct, Phillip, 1/57 Wollongong St, Fyshwick and 48 Dickson Pl, Dickson | elainesphillip.com

Wattle Snackbar

Do you need a pie? The Wattle Snack Bar in Phillip is the place to go. This little takeaway café, baked in the store, has won three silver awards in The Great Aussie Pie Competition in 2017 and took the crown for Canberra’s best pie in 2021. Anyone with lamb rogan josh pie?

32 Dundas Ct, Phillip | facebook.com/wattlesnackbar

Three Mills Bakery

If you like your beef boujee, try the craft pies from Three Mills Bakery.

With options like slow-cooked beef in red wine and rosemary or tender chicken pieces in leek and riesling sauce, both topped with Pepe Saya puff pastry, you can thank us later.

But that’s not even the best part – you can buy Bake At Home packages when you’re too lazy to leave the house.

5 Leeton St Fyshwick and 75 Newcastle Street Fyshwick | threemillsbakery.com

Crust Bakery

Crust Bakery is only available at Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets and not only sells fresh bread – they are also proud to have their own brand of pies. With 12 varieties to choose from (served hot or cold to take home) you can order delicious delicacies such as steak, mushroom & Guinness pie or chicken, mushroom white wine pie.

12 Dalby St, Fyshwick | fyshwickmarkets.com.au/crust-info

Whistle bakery

While this bakery may specialize in cakes, Flute Bakery also has a selection of hot pies available, perfect for a cool day.

8 Barrier St, Fyshwick | theflutebakery.com

Remember bakery

Remember Bakery has a great new place in Fyshwick and has a pie menu that is hard to beat. With classics like steak and pepper as well as chicken, mushrooms and tarragon, French veggie and mushrooms and blue cheese, you can enjoy it there or take one home for later.

1/21 Iron Knob St, Fyshwick | huskbakery.com

Coyote Catering Café

Perfect for gluten-free pie lovers who haven’t had a pastry in a while, Coyote Catering has delicious options that include a smokey pulled beef pie and a curry chicken pie. Call to book and run, do not go.

1/8 Gladstone St, Fyshwick | coyotecatering.com

Danny’s Bakery

Tucked away in Narrabundah, you may not know that the oldest and first sourdough bakery in Canberra also makes pies internally. Order the thick steak to enjoy slowly cooked beef with Guinness melting in your mouth.

6 Iluka St, Narrabundah | dannysbakery.com

Griffith Slaughterhouse

Did anyone say family-sized beef pie? Made from scratch with meat straight from Griffith Butchery as well as fresh vegetables and herbs, the pies here are a really tasty and hearty meal. And with options like lamb curry or beef, bacon and cheese, there are plenty of options when you fancy a hot treat.

10 Barker St Griffith | griffithbutchery.com

Bage house

Bakehouse is an independent farmhouse-style bakery and has everything you need to get a smile on your face, including the perfect hangover pie – “The Mongrel” – which combines a secret recipe for spicy mince with layers of bacon, tomato and egg.

Shop 1, 5 Edgar Street Ainslie | facebook.com/bakehousecanberra/

Sonoma bakery

Sonoma Bakery may be home to the best bread in Canberra, but did you know it has pies too? With seasonal options (the autumn range includes a Beef Stroganoff pie and a Mushroom & Mozzarella pie), it’s the perfect cozy treat.

1/21 Lonsdale St, Canberra | sonoma.com

Butters patisserie

Perfect for pie weather (or any weather really) Butters Patisserie in Amaroo makes everything in-house. A must-try for anyone living on the north side, you can even order a cup of coffee to make your fall weather treat extra special.

3/11 Pioneer St, Amaroo | facebook.com/butterspatisserie

Spence Family Bakery

Spence Family Bakery is a kept secret for northerners who find solace in their traditional sourdough, lamingtons, pies and vanilla slices, and have something of a cult following. Freshly baked every day, order a traditional meat pie and enjoy.

12 / 10-12 Glassey Pl, Spence | facebook.com


You can not make a pie-fect list without mentioning Dobinsons. Located all over Canberra, they have everything from the classic meat pie to a Mexican pie available all day.


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