Stuart's of Buckhaven
- Telephone 01333 429515
- Opening times Mon–Sat 8am–5pm
Originally a bakery, this sixth-generation family butchers and bakers with shops across Fife began sourcing meat in the 1960s to guarantee the quality of their speciality pies. Current boss Alan Stuart founded the now highly prestigious World Scotch Pie Championship in 1999, an annual headline-grabber across the UK.
Reviews & features
How the Scotch pie made a comeback26 Jul 2012
A Fife baker has played a key role in preserving an iconic Scottish snack
The world was crumbling for pie-makers in the latter half of the 1980s. Scares about meat saw sales slump by 40 per cent. Step forward Fifer Alan Stuart, sixth-generation baker and owner of the Stuarts of Buckhaven chain.
The importance of pastry in Scotland's pies17 Sep 2010
Stuart's of Buckhaven, Simple Simon, Acanthus and more
Nicki Holmyard looks at the different types of pastry used by the makers of Scotland’s famous savoury pies.