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Find a great Butcher in your region

Proper butchers’ shops are a bit like vinyl records. Once they were ubiquitous, then they were chucked out in favour of more easily mass-produced formats, and now they’re revered again due to their superior quality and traditional feel. On the map above and listed below are the traditional butchers that we love and recommend so far, and many are running exclusive GFC member offers……

  • Be guided to great places in the East Midlands & further afield
  • Up to 25% off with your membership card
  • Bouverie Lodge & ‘Through the Gate’ Cafe

    A 210-acre bison and venison farm and cafe selling its own meat in its own shop. Named one of The Telegraph’s 50 best food outlets outside London…

  • Bridge 67 Farm Shop

    Bridge 67 in Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire, is a family-run farm & butchery producing 21-day matured grass-fed beef and lamb, and also offering pork…

  • Dickies

    Set on a family farm in the middle of the Vale of Belvoir, Dickies can only be described as a ‘destination’ butchery…

  • Elms Farm of Costock

    Elms Farm in Costock is our Food Producer of the Year 2020. Its ethos is to focus on native and heritage breeds and produce slow-grown meat…

  • Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle

    At The Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle you’re spoilt for choice. There’s a unique café, stunning bar, chocolate shop, butchery, coffee roaster and deli…

  • Fen Farm Venison

    At Fen Farm near Sleaford, the deer are free range, well cared for and fed on Fenland grass. The result is outstanding venison…

  • Fruit Pig Butchery

    Fruit Pig are an East Anglian butchery producing rare fresh-blood black puddings, white puddings, haggis and slow-cured bacons from traditional breeds…

  • GH Porter Provisions

    GH Porter Provisions in Newark is a butcher’s shop, smokery & deli with impressive heritage. A home delivery service is available…

  • Grasmere Farm Butchers Market Deeping

    A south Lincolnshire pork farm with three excellent butchers shops selling products made from meat raised, butchered and prepared at HQ, from sausage rolls to tenderloin steaks…

  • Grasmere Farm Butchers Stamford

    An award-winning south Lincolnshire pork farm with three excellent butchers shops selling products from meat raised, butchered and prepared on the farm – from sausage rolls to prime tenderloin….

  • H. Hellett & Sons Butchers

    A traditional family butcher with its own abattoir at the back of the shop. Helletts has traded in this shop since the early 20th century…

  • Hambletons

    Hambletons of Rutland is a farm, bakery, butchery and deli, creating enticing and award-winning food…

  • Hartwell’s and Towbury Court Fine Foods

    A traditional, family run butcher’s and deli in Northamptonshire. The butcher’s sells meat produced on Elliott’s own farm and the deli provides a large selection of handmade foods…

  • Hicksons of Bassingham

    City pop-ups may be popular, but 120 years of practise makes perfect for this award-winning Bassingham butchery business…

  • Johnny Pusztai at JT Beedham & Son

    Ex-Observer Food Monthly’s Producer of the Year. Britain’s best butcher?

  • Joseph Morris South Kilworth

    Joseph Morris in South Kilworth, Leicestershire, is a traditional butcher’s shop that sources all its produce from local farms…

  • Joseph Morris Wigston

    Joseph Morris in Wigston, Leicester, is a traditional butcher’s shop that sources all its produce from local farms…

  • Legges of Bromyard

    Legges butchers, deli and pie shop in Bromyard is run by a farming family, and has won an especially fine reputation for pies…

  • Melton Charcuterie

    Melton Charcuterie is an artisan farm-to-fork producer in Melton Mowbray producing Coppa, Guanciale, Salami, Pastrami and Pancetta…

  • Mould’s Family Butchers

    Mould’s Family Butchers of Nassington was established in 1890 by current owner Simon Mould’s great uncle, George Mould…

  • Nelson’s Butchers of Stamford

    Located in Stamford’s Red Lion Square, this is Nelson’s original butchers shop. There has been a butcher in this spot since at least 1826…

  • Nelson’s Butchers of Stamford (Broad Street)

    Nelson’s has been bringing good-quality meat to Stamford since 1924. This Broad Street shop is one of two Nelson’s outlets in Stamford town centre…

  • Owen Taylor & Sons Butchers

    Owen Taylor & Sons is a Derbyshire butcher now offering a delivery service to the East Midlands. A family business, it has been around since 1922…

  • Price & Fretwell

    Price & Fretwell of Tibshelf won our Catering Butcher of the Year Award 2020. It triumphed due to consistency, excellent products and customer service…

  • Redhill Farm Shop in the Bail

    Redhill Farm Shop in the Bail sells free-range meat farmed by Jane and Terry Tomlinson of Redhill Farm, which is situated 20 miles away near Gainsborough…

  • Richard’s Quality Meats

    Richard’s Quality Meats of Newark is a butcher’s shop that specialises in handmade sausages. Delivery service is available…

  • Roberts of Mountsorrel

    Roberts of Mountsorrel Butchers is a family butcher specialising in beef from their own herd of Old English Longhorns…

  • Robin Maycock Butchers

    Robin Maycock Butchers & Bakery in Holloway near Matlock is an exceptional traditional butcher’s shop. It also has a bakery next door…

  • Saul’s of Spratton

    A small, traditional, family-run butcher and producer which sold its first joint in 1926. Saul’s now has an online shop too…

  • Squisito Butchers & Provisions

    Winner of the BBC’s Best Street Food Midlands Award, offering a fine range of hand-produced Italian foods made using local ingredients…