Whether you are passing through the district or looking for a reason to go on a drive, you’ll find a good bakery nearby in Selwyn. Chances are, the bakers are experimenting with new pie flavours as well as perfecting the old favourites.
Nothing can beat the convenience and rich taste of these pastry and meat delights. So check out our top places to buy a pie in Selwyn.
What could be better than a pie with a view? Stop in and get a Butcher’s Pie at the Willows Café on the Hororata Golf Course. Make yourself comfortable at the rustic wooden table and gaze across the greens to the hills.
Visit Selwyn’s own French bakery in West Melton. Everything is made on-site using traditional methods. The pastry is made with real butter too. While you’re there, grab a croissant, tarte or sourdough baguette to take home for dinner. Eat in the café or take away.
Pop in to Hororata village and grab a steak and cheese pie with flaky pastry and big chunks of tender beef. This café is a hit with the locals. Hearty lunches are also available and you can eat outside in the courtyard.
In a little cottage in Lincoln, you’ll find a surprising range of freshly baked pie and quiche flavours. The offerings cater for different dietary requirements. They also serve coffee, breakfast and lunch. You can sit in a covered area outside or inside.
In an unassuming house at the side of a busy rural road sits the essential “pie stop” for travellers from the West Coast. Over 20 varieties of pie are made and prepared onsite, including gluten free pies. The Sheffield pies have won awards in the NZ Pie Awards four years in a row. Grab a gourmet pie like Venison and Whisky Relish and scoff it inside or at the picnic table over the road by the railway line.
You’ll love this friendly café in Leeston in the old Power Board building. It always offers nice coffee and a range of pies, with some interesting flavours like pulled pork and apple as well as all the favourites.
A pie from Rolleston Bakery has consistent flaky pastry and yummy filling. You can even purchase them in a four-pack. All pies, slices and breads are baked fresh daily onsite in this busy bakery. Don’t miss their iced cookies and raspberry buns too.
A bakery with a difference in Darfield, where the service comes with a smile. All the classic flavours of pie are available long with some new and exciting ones like their Lock Down pie. Steak, caramelised onion, diced seasoned potato with delicious melted cheese. A huge range of cakes, slices or how about try something delicious on the breakfast menu. Order a C4 coffee and sip it in the light airy café with high wooden ceilings.
Rolleston is now home to The Butcher's Pie Bakehouse. Check out the new shop and grab yourself an infamous Butcher's pie! The Butcher braises the meat for 6-8 hours to create a tender tasty pie filling.