Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar

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There’s only so much you can fit into a weekend getaway, and thankfully Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar made it onto our itinerary!
I first read about Red Neds at Citrus and Candy, and it has since been on my to-eat list!
Why, you ask? Apart from a wall studded with framed awards and medals, which is a good enough reason in itself, there are over 50 varieties of pie available! That’s seriously enough variety to have a different pie for every meal of every day for over two weeks!
Some of the flavours to name are Lambs Fry with bacon and onions, Thai Green Curry Lamb in coconut cream and vegetables, African Chicken and so so much more!

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar - awards and medals

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar - over 50 varieties of pie every day

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar - interior of shop

We start with the Japanese Wagyu Beef Pie which is filled with tender chunks of Wagyu, onion and cheese in a hearty sauce. The crust is rich and flaky – absolutely scrumptious.

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar - Japanese wagyu beef with onion and cheese pie

We also have the Lobster, Prawn and Barramundi Pie which is finished with sesame seeds and flakes of parsley. The creamy white sauce has luscious notes of coconut but we find the barramundi’s fishyness unpleasantly overpowering.

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar - lobster, prawn and barramundi in coconut cream pie

Like tomato sauce, I think having chips on the side enhances the pie experience; and these crunchy beer battered chips are the perfect match.

Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar - beer battered hot chips

I would have liked to taste more varieties but my stomach said no. I guess the Drunken Beer Steak and the Smoked Chicken & Camembert Cheese pies will have to wait for whenever I’m next in town.

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Red Neds Gourmet Pie Bar
Shop 3 / 17-19 Stockton St, Nelson Bay, NSW
Phone: (02) 4984 1355
Web: www.redneds.com.au


Jennifer Lam (Jenius)

 
Jennifer is the founding blogger of I Ate My Way Through (originally, Jenius.com.au). Having grown up in a family where food was always at the centre of all celebrations, family events and milestones, Jen is obsessed with capturing irresistible flavours and stories from myriad cultures. A lover of the finer things in life, as well as cheap eats, her blogging ethos is all about empowering people to have good food and invigorating adventures - because life is too short for mediocre meals or dull travel. Her hobbies are breakfast, lunch and dinner. She's globally curious, passionate about female entrepreneurship, is a soy chai latte fanatic, and loves vintage, dressmaking and photography.