Food and Drink

Pleasant House Bakery specializes in traditional and modern savory pies and specialty sweets. We make our own Royal Pies by hand using the best meats and quality produce. We offer dine-in and carry-out, and also feature dinner specials.

Check our website or follow us on Twitter @PHBakery for information about daily pie and dinner specials, and events at the bakery.


Our pies and pasties are handmade and feature our own flaky, buttery pastry

Steak and Ale Pie: All-natural beef, ale, carrots, and herbs  7.95
Chicken Balti Pie: All-natural chicken in fresh-ground curry spices with tomato and Nigella seeds  7.95
Mushroom and Kale Pie: Assorted mushrooms, kale, scallions, white wine, herbs, and Parmesan  7.95
Cold Pork Pie: Country pork pate and aspic, served cold  10.00

Premium Pasty: Hand-cut all-natural steak, potato, rutabaga, onion, and spices  7.95

*Baking Your Pie at Home or Work: All of our hot pies and pasties are available fully baked and chilled. They are as delicious when heated at home as they are when they come out of our oven. Simply preheat your oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees, place your Royal Pie on a cookie sheet or rack, uncovered, and bake from 20 to 40 minutes (times will vary by oven). The center of the pie should be piping hot (165 degrees internal temperature). Frozen, unthawed pies will take longer to  heat.

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Seasonal Green Salad: our own Pleasant Farms greens with herb vinaigrette  8.00
Peas: Buttered with mint  1.99

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Mash  1.99
Chips (thick-cut crispy fries)  1.99
Deluxe Gravy Chips: Skirt steak, gravy, and aged Cheddar cheese  5.00

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Red Wine Gravy  .50
Coriander Chutney  .50
Scotch Egg  4.50

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Please inquire about our daily selection of desserts

Examples of house-made desserts include: assorted tarts (including Bakewell tart, custard pie, treacle tart, fruit tarts, and more), banoffee pie, seasonal trifles, dark chocolate custard, assorted cookies, bread pudding, fruit galettes, and sticky toffee pudding, plus dozens of other British and not-so-British treats. We also cater desserts!

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Enjoy our selection of delicious pies alongside a different special every day

Tuesday: Bakery Burger (house-ground chuck with chips, a new burger variety each week)
Wednesday: Banger Wednesday! (house-made banger sausage prepared a different way each week)
Thursday: Special Pie Day (a new pie variety each week)
Friday: Fish and Chips (beer-batter-fried fresh fish with crispy chips and homemade preserved Meyer lemon tartar sauce)
Saturday: Chef’s Special
Sunday: Brunch (classic English breakfast; Caribbean-themed Dub Brunch held the first Sunday of each month; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; full menu available all day)
Sunday: High Tea (tea sandwiches, scones, sweets, and freshly brewed tea, 2-5 p.m., reservations required–currently on hiatus, please check back for future dates)
Sunday: Sunday Carvery (a different roasted meat each week, served alongside Pleasant Farms sides, starting at 3 p.m.)

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Selection of House-Made Sodas  3.00
Ginger Ale: Spicy ginger ale
Hibiscus Tea Soda: House-brewed tea soda with sweet hibiscus

Pleasant House Bakery is BYOB. Our pies pair well with beer or wine from Maria’s next door.

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Pleasant House Bakery can help you select a delicious assortment of Royal Pies and other specialty items for your next event. 

Email us at for more information about catering and special events at our bakery.

Looking for catering for your office? Preserve your legacy in the workplace—have us cater your event through the brilliant online catering service! Visit the website, place your order, and we will take it to you. Easy peasy!

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Now you can find Royal Pies at these locations throughout Chicago:

• On our food truck: follow our locations on Facebook and Twitter @PHBakery and @RoyalPies, and Chicago Food Truck Finder
• Artizone: online specialty grocer that delivers throughout the Chicago area
• Artisanal Wilmette: neighborhood grocer offering local specialty foods, 414 Linden Avenue, Wilmette, IL
City News Cafe: cafe for the highly lauded newsstand featuring more than 5,000 magazines, 4018 North Cicero Avenue, Chicago
• Coffee Alley: this cute coffee shop carries our Royal Fiver pies, great for a light meal, 1152 West Taylor Street, Chicago
Foodease: an extensive gourmet food market, 835 North Michigan Avenue, Water Tower Place, Chicago
• Green Grocer Chicago: purveyor of local, organic foods, 1402 West Grand Avenue, Chicago
• Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks: a wonderful store offering independently produced, organic and local foods, 5625 West Howard Street, Niles, IL
Local: showcasing meats, cheese, and produce from the Midwest, 424 East Buffalo Street, New Buffalo, MI
• Local Goods Chicago: handcrafted goods from more than 75 local makers, 5354 West Devon Avenue, Chicago
Lone Wolf: we are the exclusive menu provider for this effortlessly cool bar, 806 West Randolph Street, Chicago
Open Produce: purveyor of fresh vegetables, fruit, and other high-quality groceries, 1635 East 55th Street, Chicago
Peapod: online grocer (Illinois and Wisconsin delivery; Royal Mini Pies available only, in addition to our Royal Banger sausages)
Plein Air Cafe: gorgeous cafe with menu by Pleasant House Chef Art Jackson; includes Royal Pies, sandwiches, tartines, grain bowls, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago
Plenty Grocery and Deli: neighborhood-tailored, locally focused grocery and deli, 2036 West Division Street, Chicago
• Provenance: independently owned neighborhood specialty shops, 2528 North California Avenue (Logan Square) and 2312 West Leland Avenue (Lincoln Square), Chicago
Publican Quality Meats: venerable butcher shop, purveyor, and restaurant, 825 West Fulton Market Street, Chicago
Standard Market Chicago: chef-driven market with a nice array of thoughtfully selected fresh and prepared foods, 333 East Ogden Avenue, Westmont, IL
Urban Orchard: specialty store inspired by small farmers’ markets, 5212 North Clark Street, Chicago

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What do full-service cafes and bars such as Plein Air Cafe, Lone Wolf, and Coffee Alley have in common? They serve Royal Pies and other fresh-baked specialties from Pleasant House. Contact us to learn how to add our bakery goods to your menu! Email