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Fairlie Bakehouse

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74 Main St, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
036856063
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06:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 16:30
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On MacKenzie Highland A&P Show Day this was one place in town where we could get cash to pay for entry to the show -as the only ATM in town was out of action. Coffee and cake was very good and their pies looked really tasty.

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Thank Merran B
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pies tasty and full to bursting. The crackling on the pork and apple pie was cooked to perfection. Everything stayed warm until our stop for lunch. Prompt polite service. On street parking.

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Thank Michele L
Santa Cruz, California
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The legendary "Fairlie Bakehouse" deserves every ounce of notoriety that it receives. The large selection of lovely & delicious pastries, (Chocolate Lamingtons, Custard squares, etc...) are only to be overshadowed by the bakehouse's fantastic meat pies. These perfect little hand held meals, come hot from the oven. Throngs of eager customers, come from miles around to enjoy the pies. Many... More 

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Thank Mateo H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for brunch and stood in queue for the pies and coffees. Somehow we were not served when it came to our turn and the guy that was behind us apologized for being served first followed by an apology from the attendant. The pork belly with apple sauce and crackling pie I had was yummy though. Guess it... More 

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Thank HotEarth
De Pere, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The line was out the door which typically means good food. A few people came up and saw the long queue and left, but I have to say the staff were efficient (but still friendly) and we only waited ten minutes between joining the line and sitting down with our food. The steak pie was tasty. Chicken pie was good... More 

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Thank ladydoc2006
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Today we visited the Fairlie Bakehouse, to be honest, when we visited them for lunch last time (pre their extension) we weren't that impressed, (the pies we had, although full of meat, didn't have enough gravy, so we're a little too dry) but decided to give them another try and so happy we did, today we had pork belly &... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt THE best mince pie I have ever eaten...and I have eaten quite a few...the scones and muffins were incredible as well

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Thank Kiwi-Daz-NZ
ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped because our guidebook said it would be a great way to refuel while traveling from Queenstown east. We were quite surprised to see it so crowded we could hardly get in the door ! The reason was a recent festival that day and it was a holiday- Easter Monday! The famous treat there is the pie as in... More 

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Thank vincohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 10 year old daughter described her chicken pie as 'the best pie ever!' And the rest of the family agree- Coffee was pretty outstanding as well- well done folks we will be back for more on our next trip to NZ- Fairlie has become a must visit on our biannual trip to NZ

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Auckland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic pies which are sought after in Auckland but you have to go to the South Island to get them. Highly recommend the pork belly pies. The owner went out of his way to ensure the product was delivered on time. Taste testing of the curried goat and yoghurt at work on Tuesday.

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Thank SouthernGirlAuckland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 16:30
Monday
06:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:30
Thursday
06:00 - 16:30
Friday
06:00 - 16:30
Saturday
06:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main St, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Fairlie
  • Phone Number: 036856063
Description
At the Fairlie Bakehouse we believe fresh is best and in friendly efficient service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?