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Dickinson & Morris of Melton Mowbray

10 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray LE13 1NW, England
+44 1664 562341
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Sausage rolls

I realise this shop is famous for its pork pies but I wanted a sausage roll and so purchased two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HolidayGuyUK
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Badly priced and accusatory staff

Regular customer, never had cause to complain beforehand - the pies are always good quality, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GrayThor
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Situated in the heart of Melton Mowbray, Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe has been baking Melton Mowbray Pork Pies in the same shop for over 160 years. In addition to our famous Pork Pies, Stilton Cheese, Melton Hunt Cake, Melton Red Beer, freshly baked bread and a range of other delicacies are all on offer. Demonstrations of 'hand raising' a pork pie are available for individuals or groups of up to 15 at a time (and samples too!). Pre booking is required please and the cost is £1 per person.
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  • Poor3%
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10 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray LE13 1NW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I realise this shop is famous for its pork pies but I wanted a sausage roll and so purchased two (small) hot sausage rolls and they were extremely poor. When I was initially passed them it was clear from the weight that they contained very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Regular customer, never had cause to complain beforehand - the pies are always good quality, and the staff are always friendly and helpful. However, I went into the shop with a friend at around 4pm. Saw large steak pies were reduced to £1 each (advertised...More

Thank GrayThor
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Stephen H, MD at Dickinson & Morris of Melton Mowbray, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir I'm sorry and very disappointed to read this. Whilst we can often be a very busy shop insulting behaviour is not acceptable. From time to time we can have numerous offers for numerous special pies. Prices can (and do) change daily especially as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove all the way from london at 4am and we wanted to go to the authentic pork pie town so we got there at just after 8am and the welcome was fantastic,great guy didnt get his name sadly but explained the pies and why...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They really do know how to make pies here. As well as traditional pies they have a great selection of topped pork pies. I had a spicy gooseberry while Jo had an apple and they were both delicious. Smashing staff in the shop and the...More

Thank Pete B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live near Melton Mowbray so use Dickinson & Morris quite regularly. Although they are best known for outstanding pork pies Dickinson & Morris also sell a fantastic range of bread, cakes and meat. They also make freshly made hot and cold rolls which are...More

Thank bruceg270
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we go into the shop everyweek to buy their pork pie my husband loves them freshly made on site they also have demos on making them

Thank lynn p
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Very disappointed. Pies very expensive a one off shop and when i asked for a bag for my 3 jars of chutney i was told they were 5p ( I understood when this charge came in you have to have more than 250 employees to...More

Thank Gillian E
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Stephen H, MD at Dickinson & Morris of Melton Mowbray, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi Gillian Thank you for visiting Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe. The Carrier Bag Tax is overseen and managed by DEFRA. As a Company DEFRA deemed that we are not exempt so, by law, we have to levy a minimum charge of 5p. The proceeds,...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

So much to chose from,pork pie ,meats ,cake,all sorts.i had quiche.,had it before and delicious.Staff friendly

Thank Hyaciinth
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We went to the demo on how to make Melton Mowbray Pork pies very good and very interesting. Enjoyed the free samples and the history we were told about.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

we picked up meat pies and our whole family wanted them so we have orders for when we go next. service was amazing

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Bobbylovesfood
20 May 2018|
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Response from Stephen H | Property representative |
Hi Bobbylove. I'm afraid this is not something Dickinson & Morris do or have available. The jelly itself is bone stock jelly (made just as you would make soup from scratch at home) ... pork bones/trotters boiled up with... More
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Hannah A
12 October 2017|
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Response from Stephen H | Property representative |
Yes, but not a huge selection. Quite a few of the sausages are gluten free
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