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