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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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  • Loxley’s Larder

    For delicious, homemade charcuterie made using traditional curing methods, Loxley’s Larder is the place to go…

  • Melton Mowbray Farmers’ Market

    Taking place twice a week, this is a lively farmers’ market hosting both traditional and more unusual local food producers…

  • Mill Farm Shop

    Locally-raised, tasty meat is always on the menu at family-run Mill Farm & Butchers Shop in Manthorpe…

  • Mould’s Family Butchers

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

  • Mountain’s Boston Sausage

    An award-winning sausage maker and butcher whose genuine Lincolnshire bangers are loved far and wide…

  • Mountain’s Boston Sausage at Abbey Parks Farm

    The butchery at Abbey Parks Farm run by the award-winning fourth-generation producer, Mountain’s Boston Sausage…

  • 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 was named Great Food Club Catering Butcher of the Year 2020/21 and also has a retail shop. A family business 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 near Matlock is an exceptional butcher’s shop. It was our High-Street Butcher of the Year 2021/21…

  • Ruddington Butchers

    Elms Farm in Costock is renowned for its sustainable approach to farming and at its Ruddington Butchers, you’ll find meat unlike any other…

  • 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…

  • Smiths Farm Shop

    This farm shop in Chapel Brampton, Northants, began life with punnets of strawberries and an honesty box…

  • 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…

  • Stoppard’s Butchers of Southwell

    Stoppard’s Butchers of Southwell is a delightful family butcher’s. All produce is sourced locally via good relationships forged with local farmers…

  • T & S Thomas Family Butchers

    A high-class family butcher in every sense. Traditional, award-winning, and big on local sourcing…

  • The Artisan Butcher

    The Artisan Butcher in Market Harborough is a smart, modern butcher’s shop. The clean, crisp interior with its gleaming white tiles sets the tone…

  • The Biltong Farm

    A shop dedicated to South African fare in the middle of Grantham is a surprising find but what a little treasure trove it is…

  • Tilbrook Grange Farm

    A Red Tractor-approved Cambridgeshire producer of high quality Red Ruby Devon beef. This farm has been in the same family since 1947…

  • Tori & Ben’s Farm Butchery

    Exceptional meat from prize-winning animals raised on a small scale by a passionate farming couple. Offering deliveries and Isolated collections…

  • Uncle Henry’s Farm Shop

    This family-run farm shop, butchery and cafe near Gainsborough in Lincolnshire offers home-reared pork and other seasonal produce…

  • Westlands Farm Shop

    Westlands Farm Shop is a traditional butcher’s shop that has earned a reputation for high-quality meat and excellent customer service…