Stuart's of Buckhaven

Stuart's of Buckhaven
37 High Street, Leven, Fife, KY8 4NE
  • Telephone 01333 429515
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 8am–5pm Closed Sun
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Originally a bakery, this sixth-generation family business now includes a butchery, with shops across the region and a wide variety of outlets. The Stuart family have been baking since 1857 and sourcing Scottish meat for 50 years to maintain the quality of their renowned pies. Current boss Alan Stuart founded the now prestigious World Pie Championships 16 years ago, which the company won in 2015.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access
  • Open since: 1857

Reviews & features

How the Scotch pie made a comeback

26 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 pies

17 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.