The Meat Pie Blog

Tiger Pie, Harry’s Café de Wheels, Newcastle NSW

Introduction Where: Harry’s Café de Wheels, Newcastle NSW Tomato Sauce: Free Price: Can’t Remember Crunch Level - 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Taste - 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Temperature - 4/5 ★★★★☆ Messiness level - 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Meat to pastry ratio - 4/5 ★★★★☆ Meat chunk sizes - 4/5 ★★★★☆ Comment Harry’s Café de Wheels is an iconic Australian culinary establishment that began with a humble pie cart operating from Woolloomooloo, NSW set up by Harry “Tiger” Edwards all the way back in 1937. Read more →

Beef Pie, Pie in the sky, Cowan NSW

Introduction Where: Pie in the Sky, Cowan NSW Tomato Sauce: Free Price: $7 Crunch Level - 5/5 ★★★★★ Taste - 4/5 ★★★★☆ Temperature - 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Messiness level - 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Meat to pastry ratio - 5/5 ★★★★★ Meat chunk sizes - 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Comment The pie in the sky meat pie shop is a popular pie shop just outside of Sydney. I ordered the original beef pie and I was not disappointed. Read more →

Scallop and salmon curry pie, Richmond Bakery Tasmania

Introduction Where: Richmond Bakery Tasmania Tomato Sauce: Free (however, I did not put tomato sauce on this pie) Price: Sorry, I forgot Crunch Level ★★★★☆ Taste ★★★★☆ Temperature ★★☆☆☆ Messiness level ★★★★☆ Meat to pastry ratio ★★★★☆ Meat chunk sizes ★★★★☆ Comment This pie was a tasty break from the usual beef pies I usually get. It was very tasty and I appreciate the mix of scallops and salmon chunks in the pie. Read more →

Beef & wine Pie, Bourke St Bakery, Surry Hills

Introduction Where: Bourke St Bakery, Surry Hills Tomato Sauce: 20 cents Price: $5.50 Crunch Level ★★★★★ Taste ★★★★☆ Temperature ★★★☆☆ Messiness level ★★★★☆ Meat to pastry ratio ★★★★☆ Meat chunk sizes ★★★☆☆ Comment Bourke Street bakery in Surry Hills is a favorite of the Meat Pie blog and this pie didn’t disappoint. It was a tasty pie with a near perfect crunch level. The taste, however, didn’t match the description, so it lost half a star there (didn’t really taste wine). Read more →

Valeries in the gallery sausage roll

Introduction Where: the Galleries Town Hall Tomato Sauce: free - but the lady just squirted it in the bag that the sausage roll was in and not on the sausage roll itself Price: $3.80 Crunch Level ★★☆☆☆ Taste ★☆☆☆☆ Temperature ★★★☆☆ Messiness level ★★★☆☆ Meat to pastry ratio ★★★☆☆ Meat chunk sizes ★☆☆☆☆ Comment So I was just going back home and decided that I needed a sausage roll. I saw this little place near Town Hall and decided to give it a shot. Read more →

ANZ Stadium meat pie

Introduction Where: ANZ Stadium Tomato Sauce: Not free Price: $6 Crunch Level There was absolutely NO crunch in this Meat Pie. In fact it was quite soggy. Taste The pastry taste was pretty poor. However, the meat itself was OK, the chunk sizes where actually quite good. Temperature The temperature was quite good. However, I feel that it was kept hot artificially and that is why the pastry was very soggy. Read more →

Coles Brand Meat Pie

Introduction This is a review by Ale, one of our most avid readers. Where: Coles CBD Tomato Sauce: didn’t have sauce Price: $1 Crunch Level Since I heated this meat pie in the microwave, the crunch level was actually quite bad. It probably would’ve been better if I had put it in the oven. But I was in a rush. Taste The taste was average. I mean it probably would’ve been better if I had put in the effort and chucked it in the oven. Read more →

Pepper Steak Pie

Introduction Where: Seven Eleven. CNR George St and Grosvener St Tomato Sauce: Free Price: $4.00 Crunch Level The crunch on this one was a beauty. Especially on the top of the pie where the two pieces of pastry close in together. Taste The taste here was a bit below average. The pie said it was a pepper and steak pie. However, I couldn’t not taste any of the pepper. Meat Chunk sizes The meat chunk sizes were rather inconsistent. Read more →

Lamb & Almond Sausage Roll

Introduction Where: Bourke Street Bakery, Surry Hills Tomato Sauce: not free - 20 cents **Price:**$4.50 Crunch Level Obviously we can’t judge a sausage roll’s crunch level at the same standard as a meat pie. But the ends of the sausage roll here was perfect. It just crunched into my teeth. Leaving a good amount of pastry behind to be chewed. Excellent! Taste The taste was brilliant! The blend with the nuts was really good. Read more →

Crunchy Steak Pie - Pie Face, Pitt St

Introduction Where: Pie Face on Pitt Street (Sydney) Tomato Sauce: not free - 25 cents Price: $5.45 Crunch Level Considering the pie itself was called the ‘crunchy’ steak pie. I would’ve assumed that there would be a bit more crunch. I mean it wasn’t soggy, but didn’t have that extra hit of crunch I was expecting. Taste The taste was a bit above average. I mean it had a good mix of gravy and meat chunks. Read more →