James McLaren & Son

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James McLaren & Son information

Location
Dundee & Angus , Scotland
Address
8 The Cross, Forfar
Telephone
+44 1382 462762
More information
mclarenbakers.co.uk
Opening hours
8am-4.30pm Mon-Wed, Fri & Sat, 8am-1pm Thu
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Forfar, the county town of Angus, is the home of Scotland’s answer to the Cornish pasty: the famous Forfar bridie. A shortcrust pastry turnover filled with cooked minced beef, onion and gravy, it was invented in Forfar in the early 19th century. If you fancy trying one, head for James McLaren & Son, a family bakery bang in the centre of Forfar, which has been selling tasty, home-baked bridies since 1893.