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The Piemaker

38 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
+44 131 558 1728
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (260 reviews)
“scotch pie” (60 reviews)
“pastry” (28 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 19:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
38 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here after walking the Royal Mile for a few hours for a snack. We split 2 of the pies, the feta pie and the Mac & Cheese pie. Both were wonderful and super tasty. The feta one was my favorite and had...More

Thank cmdisney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap and real small meals, and very tasty. You will visist and visit again for sure. Homemade hot pies and soup.

Thank ellamaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh pie good and tasty! absolutely recommended! In my opinion, the 2 best are the vintage cottage and the haggis pies

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pies, wonderful taste. Awesome people, friendly!!! Very good prices. We recomend for all times.

Thank Gustavo P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious pies, good prices, very simples but gooooood! Close to the royal mile, in the south bridge

Thank ThiagoGroh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit here regularly and adore their fantastic pies. Their cheese and onion ones are gorgeous too, particularly their pizza rolls. Bart, Natalia and Anna always give such a warm greeting, making one feel so welcome, and their service is absolutely fab; a real credit...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Awesome variety of pies. Awesome golden and tasty crust. Sitting in the center of old town of Edinburgh. Reasonable price.

Thank TheSusilos
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My sister and I popped in here for a quick bite to eat at lunch time after reading TripAdvisor reviews. It did not disappoint! I had a the scotch pie, and the meat was so tender and so flavoursome! It literally melted in your mouth,...More

1  Thank Jen C
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This small shop has been a delightful surprise. The pies are nice and warm, with lots of flavour and a great crispy crust. You can eat one for a quick lunch break or take two without feeling too guilty. Lovely!!!

Thank ericazipoli
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Do not believe the terrible reviews!! I tried Greggs. It was really quite bad, but at least I tried it for comparison purposes. Piemaker on the other hand was really quite good. We liked it so much that we bought meat pies there twice while...More

Thank FabulousKathy
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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2 December 2017|
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Response from feelinghungry99 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is wide ranging. Go for something you are familiar with, the dessert pies are gorgeous, or buy two different ones and share
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 1728
  • E-mail
With over 30 different meat, veggie and sweet fillings we have something for everyone. For a quick bite on the run, a hearty lunch or a filling dinner the variety available make its a place for everyone. Quality coffee, soups, burgers, baguettes, cakes, doughnuts and of course PIES!
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