Epic Pies are all set to bring a spin on British pies, tarts and pastries to the heart of the London opening their ‘British Patisserie’ on 14th October near St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Epic Pies was founded in 2015 by mother and son duo Daniel and Roshnara Jobsz, who combined their passions to make pies and pastries to sell at markets and festivals throughout London. This is the pair’s first brick and mortar venture that will champion classic pies and the fine art of patisserie, all with an ingenious flair.
The menu will offer a taste of seasonal produce, funky flavour combinations and hybrid baked goods. The 55-cover shop will be open on weekdays from 8am to 10pm for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Saturday brunch from 10am – 4pm.
The menu includes a rotating selection of five pies, all handmade with the family’s secret recipes and served with buttery mash, steamed greens and gravy – or parsley liquor.
Signatures include the Ham-Hockey Puck, stuffed with ham hock and leeks in a cider and mustard sauce wrapped in shortcrust; and the EastEnder, with slowly braised peppered steak in traditional East-End suet pastry and lattice shortcrust top. Savoury tarts are also a specialty with options such as the New Yorker made with salt beef and Swiss cheese on rye pastry.
The pastry menu includes cronuts, croffles and “cup-tarts” (hybrid cupcake tarts), as well as Sweetie Pies – think Lemon Meringue, Banoffee and innovative creations like the Cheesy Tart; vanilla cheesecake on buttery shortbread topped with flaky pastry.
The brunch menu includes Croffle Benedict and the Brunch Wellington with Cumberland sausage wrapped in egg and bacon in a lattice pastry. Craft ales and a selection of wines and spirits will be served alongside teas and coffees.
The interiors of the corner venue have original Victorian features, splashes of teal, exposed concrete and Edison bulbs strewn across the ceiling.
A glass pastry studio will showcase technicians preparing pastries whilst passers-by will see baked goods in the shop’s window display. A one-of-a-kind wall mural painted by acclaimed British street artist Pegasus will be a focal point.