First order of business whenever we're in Australia (or NZ), is to hunt down the best pies; it's our favourite Australian food.
Located just next to Crocosaurus Cove, it was serendipitous that we chanced upon Tommo's Pies. We actually were looking to buy a drink, but the smells drew us in, and we ended up buying a couple of pies. Just to try. Turned out to be one of the best pies we'd ever eaten (and we've eaten A LOT of pies). So obviously, we promptly bought another round of pies. A bonus: it's open till late at night!!
Must-trys are the classic Steak Pie (A$4.80) which is more mince pie than hefty steak chunks, and the Steak & Mushroom (A$4.80) which is studded with white buttons. Luscious and sumptuous with rich melty fillings, the pastry was buttery and flaky. A wonderfully comforting hunk of pie.
A brinner-styled pie, the Beef Bacon & Cheese (A$4.80) was really just minced pie luxed up with bacon nubbins and an egg as well as grated cheese melted on top.
The eatery along main thoroughfare Mitchell Street.
Shop 7, 58 Mitchell Street
Tel: +61 8 8947 1001
Open Mondays to Thursdays from 8am to 10pm;
Fridays from 8am to 5pm;
Saturdays from 8.30am to 5pm;
Sundays from 9am to 6pm