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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……

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  • Black Goat Farm

    A small farm that raises goats and sheep on Leicestershire pasture and then sells top quality meat directly to the customer…

  • 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…

  • Clarkes Queniborough

    A much-loved butcher’s shop and deli prized for their gourmet ready meals – that are sold nationwide and further afield…

  • Country Victualler

    A small family producer founded in 1973 offering a variety of unique products, including the legendary Alderton ham…

  • Croots Farm Shop & Café

    Croots Farm Shop & Café was a finalist in the GFC Awards 2020/21. You’ll find an extensive butchery, cheese counter and lots of local produce…

  • 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 our Food Producer of the Year 2019/20. 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…

  • Farndon Fields Farm Shop

    One of the country’s biggest and best farm shops, stocking fresh fruit and veg grown in fields next door, local meats and a range of superb delicacies. There’s a café, too…

  • 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…

  • Fosse Meadows

    Fosse Meadows Farm produces delicious free-range, slow-grown, award-winning poultry, reared in North Kilworth, south Leicestershire…

  • 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 Bourne

    Grasmere Farm’s Bourne shop offers not only delicious meat but baked goods from Hambleton Bakery, too…

  • 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….

  • Grasmere Farm Peterborough

    One of Peterborough’s finest butchers, Grasmere Farm is the place to go for quality sausages rolls and meat for the ultimate Sunday roast…

  • 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…

  • Hamilton’s Butchers & The Cheeky Pig

    Matt and partner Marsha took over the butcher’s shop in September 2020 and have also added a takeaway. The bacon rolls are a must…

  • 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

    Johnny Pusztai of Sherwood, Nottingham, is a former Observer Food Monthly’s Producer of the Year. Britain’s best butcher?

  • Johnsons of Old Hurst

    A diverse family farm enterprise near Huntingdon, established in 1899. It’s a steakhouse, butchery, tearoom, delicatessen – and much more besides…

  • 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…

  • Launde Farm Foods

    A producer of high quality grass-fed lamb – reared slowly near Launde Abbey in east Leicestershire…

  • Lavinton Lamb

    Delicious, top-quality, high-welfare Lincolnshire lamb produced by shepherdess Sophie Arlott at Lavinton Old Manor Farm in Lenton…

  • Leeson’s Family Butchers

    Family-run butchers in Oakham selling award-winning pork pies, and fresh and cooked meats sourced from trusted free-range suppliers…