Cheaper: Brits want dishes at lower prices

Cheap and classic – what consumers want from pub food

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits place the price of a dish above all else when eating in the casual-dining sector, while the size of a portion and whether it is cheaper than dining at home also rank highly, new research claims.

Top posts: some of the best dishes from social media

12 irresistible #FoodPorn dishes

By Nicholas Robinson

If you're not hungry now, you will be after seeing what dishes social media is serving up to eat today. Here we're offering up some of the most scrumptious food we can find.

Rising trend: the nation was split between sweet and savoury pies as their favourite flavour

The nation’s favourite pies revealed

By Nikkie Sutton

A mixture of sweet and savoury pies varied throughout the nation, according to a survey conducted by delivery company Hungry House.

Mobile: My Pie provide freshly baked pies in pub kitchens

Cut your pub a slice of the profit with pie

By Nikkie Sutton

More and more people are choosing to eat out rather than at home and, with a growing demand for increasing informality when doing so, pubs are ideally placed to cash in on the British public’s enduring love affair with pies.

Pie love: Fuller's operations manager Simon Gifford is a pie advocate

Inside Fuller's Ale & Pie pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Pies and pubs go together like a horse and carriage, so it should have come as no surprise that London brewer and pubco Fuller’s would make the most of the relationship through a hugely successful on-trade brand.

Life of pie: making the most of Britain's classic dish

The Pie Report

Life of pie: making the most of Britain's classic dish

By Alison Baker

They come in all shapes and sizes, with fillings as diverse as you could wish for, in savoury and sweet versions. So it should come as no surprise to find that pies are a popular option on pub menus up and down the land. Alison Baker lifts the crust on...

What pies will you be making to celebrate British Pie Week?

Pie Report

10 facts to help boost your pub’s pie sales

By Nicholas Robinson

With British Pie Week just around the corner, it’s time to swat up on your pie knowledge to help boost the quality of your offer. Here are our top 10 tips to the best pub pies

Pie sales are on the up - especially if they're homemade

Pie sales rise in pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs must capitalise on increasing diner demand for homemade pies, following research suggesting more consumers than ever were drawn to the pub classic.

Kerridge's pie features British beef shin cooked in IPA gravy

Tom Kerridge pie to feature at Greene King festival

By Daniel Woolfson

­Greene King has launched a pie festival at over 130 pubs across its UK estate, with one pie created by Tom Kerridge’s team at the Hand & Flowers available at selected sites.

The Parlour's reindeer pie

Menu ideas

Power to the pie

By Sheila McWattie

With British Pie Week coming up on the 2-9 March Sheila McWattie looks at seven ideas for pies

Pies: celebrate a nation's favourite with British Pie Week

Celebrate: British Pie Week

By Lesley Foottit

PubFood looks at pub activity planned for British Pie Week including sweet and savoury pies and pie board specials.

Pies are a pub menu classic and traditional top-seller

British Pie Week 2014: Top tips for tasty pies

By Lesley Foottit

Pies are consistently top sellers in pubs, with many venues have their own signature take on one. Lesley Foottit shares some top tips for tasty pies from pub chefs in the lead-up to British Pie Week, which runs from 3 to 9 March.

British Pie Week: 7 to 13 March

Making the most of British Pie Week in pubs

By Lesley Foottit

Lesley Foottit looks at ideas for how the humble pie can make a big impact on your pub's food offer. Pie sales will always go up during the winter...

Pies & pints

Pies & pints

Susan Nowak looks at beer matches for a classic pub favourite, the pie What could be simpler or more satisfying than a pie and a pint? And as autumn...

Just desserts

Just desserts

PubChef's lighter look at the pub food worldRidiculous customer complaint "We had smoked pheasant breast on the menu and the pub was packed. One lady...


Life of Pie

PubChef looks at ideas for classic pub dishes - whatever your skill in the kitchen. This month we look at pies From scratch David "Billy" Brown, head...

To pie for

Company profile - To pie for

By David Marks

It might have had a slightly stodgy image in the past, but the great British pie is certainly getting a makeover at the hands of chef Tristan Hogg....