A great local butcher is a real asset – the perfect spot for top quality meat, great cooking tips and a chin-wag over the counter. Beats the supermarkets any day. Plus, if you can’t get to the butchers, many now deliver, so that delicious beef rib or whole chicken for roasting can come to you!
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1 M Moens & Sons
Established in 1971 by Maurice Moen, and now run by Gary Moen, M Moens is one of south London’s best-known butchers. Selling free-range and organic meats, plus deli food stuffs, the team has a passion for food and is always on the look out for new and interesting products, as well as creating their our own. Produce is sourced from small, dedicated farmers who use traditional farming methods to ensure quality, and the master butcher is happy to share words of wisdom.
Delivery? Yes, both collection and delivery are available. £10 for delivery or £5 for orders over £50
2 The Ginger Pig
Clapham, Barnes, Borough, Marylebone, Shepherd’s Bush, Hackney, Loughton & Wanstead
This butchers shop, which started life with three Tamworth pigs more than 20 years ago and, for a time, had its own 3,000 acre farm in Yorkshire, supports a small network of like-minded family farms around the country. So The Ginger Pig knows a thing or two about farming, and how to source the perfect poultry, pork and everything in between. Once everything returns to normal, pop on over for lunch where they serve hot roast meat sandwiches and sausage rolls to take away.
Delivery? Yes, London and nationwide
Wandsworth & Battersea Rise
Located on Old York Road, this popular local butchers provides fantastic meat and other goods direct from small holdings and suppliers – straight from the farm gate to your plate. They also supply fresh veg, a selection of wines and great pies, pasties and rotisserie chicken.
Delivery? Yes, delivered locally for free and to any SW postcode by courier for a small cost. Call your order to 0208 871 0775 (latest info on Facebook.com)
Chadwick’s Family Butchers offers responsibly farmed high quality and organic British meat. The family run butcher has been providing only the best organic and rare breed lamb, beef and pork in London since 1999, and has plenty of knowledge about its produce, as well as an eye for culinary trends.
Delivery? Yes, delivery is available to local SW postcodes. Check out the online shop here.
5 Coppin Bros
This traditional family butchers on Mitcham Road is one of London’s oldest surviving family butchers, operating for more than 100 years from the original south London site. The Tooting butcher supplies all forms of meat to the both the public and catering outlets.
Delivery? Yes, local deliveries on Fridays and Saturday are free if you live within a one-mile radius or free with a minimum spend of £15. Call 020 8672 6053 to order
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6 Snoggys Butchers
Putney & Wimbledon
With locations on Upper Richmond Road and Wimbledon Station, Snoggys is famous for its unique flavours of biltong, dry wors and boerewors. Snoggys also supplies a range of meat, including succulent grass-fed steaks, plus some groceries, beer, wine and spirits.
Delivery? Yes, delivery is available throughout the UK at a cost of £7. To collect an order, call the Putney (020 8876 2050) or Wimbledon (020 8944 9585) branches direct
7 The Village Butchers
This award-winning butchers in Southfields offers a range of free-range meat sourced from some of the UK’s top farms. This official stockist of rare breeds is even championed by Gordon Ramsay, who called The Village Butchers an ‘amazing local family butcher’.
Delivery? Yes, local delivery is available via the online store or by calling 020 8488 5106. Postcodes served: SW18, SW19, SW17, SW15, SW20, SW6 & surrounding areas
Putney, Fulham & South Kensington
Ever wanted to experience the art of butchery? If so, pop into the Parsons Nose, which has three branches in south west London. With most of their meat delivered on the bone, customers (usually) have the luxury of watching the butchers carve and cut right in the shop. Try the beef that’s dried and hung for 28+ days.
Delivery? Yes, free local delivery on orders over £50 and delivery available country-wide
9 Robert & Edwards Butchers
Wimbledon & Reigate
Robert & Edwards provides a wide range of free-range meats from top quality British suppliers, with full traceability on all meat products. The website offers guides to cuts and cooking techniques, and Robert & Edwards also stocks a number of deli products, from cheese to cooked meats, pâtés, salamis and olives.
Delivery? A limited delivery service is available from the Reigate branch, but not Wimbledon. Both branches are open for collection, however
A local favourite, Randalls on Wandsworth Bridge Road sells some of the finest organic meat in SW6. They also put a lot of love into perfecting their own marinades, and sell great little sides like homemade chutney. Plus, they post handy roasting tips on their Instagram feed.
Delivery? Yes, delivery available locally
This old-school family butcher on Northcote Road has been established for more than 75 years, supplying a selection of fresh meat to Battersea locals. There’s even a piano in store, which is novel, but they’re none-too keen on the internet, so you’ll need to pop in or give them a bell on 020 7228 0894 to enquire about their produce and free local delivery service.
Delivery? Yes, call 020 7228 0894 for further information
12 Tuppers of Isleworth
A well-established local butchers, Tuppers of Isleworth specialises in premium quality meat delivered promptly and efficiently to and around Richmond, Isleworth & Twickenham via a fleet of fully refrigerated vans. They deliver throughout north, south, east, west and central London, as well as Surrey and Middlesex.
Delivery? Very much yes, six days a week, all over London, free of charge. Call 020 8560 4959
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