About Walkers

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Our Story

While businesses old and new come and go,  Walker & Son have been supplying generations of families in Leicestershire and the Midlands with their award-winning pies for 190 years.

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Our Proud Heritage

Our Heritage


Walker & Son was founded in Leicester in 1824 by Mark Walker, who,  along with his son, opened a butchers shop on Leicester High Street.  In the early days their sausages were a hit,  but then they built a bakery and the famous Walkers pork pie was born!

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We’re giving away a luxury hamper worth £180!

For Your chance to win, simply enter your details in the prize draw in store today.

Wicker Hamper includes:

2 Walkers 1lb Fluted Pies

2 Walkers Snack Lattice

Walkers Think & Thin Sausages

Stilton & Red Leicester

3 Red Onion & Balsamic Chutney

Madeira Cake

Pie Dish

Medium & Large Pie Dolly

Pork Pie Mould

3 Pastry Cutters

Bird Pie Funnel

4 Wine Glasses, Cutlery, Plates & Serviettes

Salt & Pepper Shakers

Bottle Opener

Picnic Rug


Our Pies

The Original Pie Company

Our Pies

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Refurbished in September 2013, the Walkers shop, located near the market in central Leicester, was the original flagship store of Walkers & Son butchers over 100 years ago.

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Our pork pies are best served at room temperature. So take your pork pie out of the fridge half an hour before serving for the optimal flavour.