The Mince Pie League Table

Which is the best mince pie to buy? Which mince pie tastes the best? Which mince pie has the most attractive packaging? Which is the worst mince pie? Find out here with our Mince Pie League Table, updated with all of the Mince Pies from 2018.

No. Name YR Pa Pr Fi TT OS
1 Fortnum & Mason Traditional 2017 8 9 9 20 46
2 John Lewis/Cottage Delight Tipsy Gin Mince Pies 2018 7 8 7 19 41
3 Tesco Finest All Butter 2016 8 8 7 18 41
4 M&S Star 2016 6 10 8 17 41
5 Lidl Deluxe Luxury 2018 9 8 7 17 41
6 Aldi Specially Selected 2016 4 9 8 19 40
7 Iceland Luxury 2016 6 6 9 19 40
8 Aldi Sloe Gin Mince Tarts 2017 6 7 7 19 39
9 Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference All Butter 2017 7 8 8 16 39
10 Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference All Butter 2018 7 9 9 14 39
11 Aldi Specially Selected 2017 4 9 6 19 38
12 Selfridges Traditional 2018 5 8 7 18 38
13 Iceland Luxury 2017 6 6 9 17 38
14 Coop Irresistable Luxury 2016 8 7 7 16 38
15 Lime Tree Pantry Mince Pies 2017 4 9 8 16 37
16 M&S Christmas All Butter 2016 6 5 8 17 36
17 Greggs Sweet 2016 6 6 7 17 36
18 Coop Puff Pastry with Brandy 2018 5 7 6 17 35
19 Spar Luxury All Butter 2016 8 8 7 12 35
20 Sainsbury’s Mini Ecclefechan and Mincemeat Tarts 2017 6 9 8 10 33
21 Tesco Mince Pies 2016 9 2 4 17 32
22 Coop Irresistible Mince Pies 2018 8 3 8 13 32
23 Fortnum & Mason Almond Topped 2017 8 9 5 10 32
24 Waitrose All Butter 2016 5 5 7 14 31
25 Sainsbury’s Iced Topped 2017 9 5 4 12 30
26 Sainsbury’s Stollen Mince Tarts 2018 7 6 3 12 28
27 Sainsbury’s Deep Filled 2017 9 4 5 10 28
28 Coop Deep Filled Mince Pies 2018 8 7 6 7 28
29 Coop Irresistible Luxury 2017 8 3 5 10 26
30 Coop Bakery Shortcrust 2016 5 1 4 10 20
31 Coop Puff Pastry 2016 6 6 1 5 18
32 Iceland Luxury 2018 6 2 7 3 18
33 Heston Spiced with Lemon 2016 3 9 3 1 16

Updated 4th June 2019

Ties are settled by “Taste Test”, followed by “Presentation”, followed by “Filling” with “Packaging” as the last tie breaker.

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