British Pie Week: 12 places to visit for pie in the North East

How will you celebrate British Pie Week?

How will you celebrate British Pie Week?

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You came in your hundreds to tell us about the most delicious pies in the region - and we've had the hard job of narrowing down some of the choices.

We're in the midst of British Pie Week, so take a look at our guide to the North East's tastiest pies and pick where you're going for your tea.

Many of you suggested the same places, with the now-closed Maws Pies in Sunderland a firm favourite, while others recommended some little-known hidden gems!

Thanks to the readers for their suggestions - please send us more and we'll add them to the list. Happy pie week!

*Steak and kidney pie from the shop in Park Lane, Sunderland: Ian Barron

*Steak or mince pie from JJ's Pantry, Victoria Road, Washington: Ron Clark

*Hawxbys in Easington Lane: Rebecca Cantwell

*Franklin's in Villette Road, Sunderland: Veronica Knowles

*Taylor's in Darlington: Sue Draper

* Lee's Bakers, Stanhope Road, South Shields: Hayley Mason

*Lamb and mint pie from The French Oven, Newcastle Grainger Market: Lucy Pinckney

*Blackwells Butchers, Norton: Helen Smark

*Mac and Allie's, South Shields: Ashley Fox

*Pork pies from Morrell & Sons, York Road, Hartlpool: Various entries

*Pork and stilton pie from Robert Moore, King Oswy Drive, Hartlepool: Chris Kenny

*Steak pie from Martin W Nowell, Elwick Road, Hartlepool: Various entries