Suppliers London

Traditional butcher's shop

Traditional butcher's shop

Most of the suppliers listed here are butchers outlets in London. Some can supply across the UK (see each entry offering Mail Order).

See our buying guide for advice on what to look for when buying mutton.

Organic producers are identified thus:


Burscombe Cliff Farm

Organic
Available from: Dulwich, Peckham & Eltham Farmers Markets and mail order
(see main Burscombe entry under South East England for more details)
www.kfma.org.uk/BurscombeCliffOrganicFarm   01233 756468
Burscombe Cliff Organic Farm, Egerton, Ashford, Kent TN27 9BB    
Contacts: Hilary Jones and Ben Garratt
The farm produces organic mutton and other meats, all slaughtered locally. Sustainability and animal welfare are essential to the way they work.
Breed: Lleyn, some Wensleydale X and Badgerface
Ewes or Wethers: Ewes      Age: variable     Hanging period: 10 days
Season available: Mainly spring or autumn     Cuts or Boxes: both
Other Outlets: mail order, the farm and Wye Farmers’ Market.


The Ginger Pig

Available from: Six Butchers shops in London (see below)
www.thegingerpig.co.uk      01751 460 091   
Grange Farm, Levisham, North Yorkshire, YO18 7NL
A London butchery business of six shops, supplied by its own farms in North Yorkshire, plus a few collaborative partner farms. All mutton comes from Ginger Pig farmland. Also supplies hogget. Best to order ahead by phone to ensure availability of cuts required.
Breed: Blackface, Scotch Mule & Dorset Down
Ewes or Wethers: ewes      Age: 3-8 years     Hanging period: 7 days
Season available: all year     Cuts or Boxes: cuts
Six shops:
Borough Market, London Bridge, SE1 1TL;
Moxon Street, Marylebone, W1U 4EW;
137-139 Askew Road, Shepherd’s Bush, W12 9AU;
Lauriston Road, Hackney, E9 7HJ;
Greensmiths Market, Lower Marsh, Waterloo, SE1 7RG;
55 Abbeville Road, Clapham, SW4 9JW

Laverstoke Park Farm

Organic
Available from Butchers Shop & mail order
(see main Laverstoke entry, under South West England for more details)
www.laverstokepark.co.uk       020 8744 1112   
35 King Street Parade, Twickenham TW1 3SG
Wide range of organic meats, including mutton from their own farm, together with other produce.
Breed: Lleyn
Ewes or Wethers: ewes     Age: approx 4 years      Hanging period: 7 days
Season available: year-round     Cuts or Boxes: cuts

Lee House Farm

Organic
Available from: Twickenham Farmers Market
(see main Lee House Farm entry, under South East England for more details)
www.leehousefarm.co.uk       01403 753311   
Organic farm selling its own produce from the farm or from local Farmers Markets.
Breed: various
Ewes or Wethers: ewes     Age: 2 years +      Hanging period: 14 days +
Season available: Sept to May     Cuts or Boxes: cuts
Other Outlets: Cranleigh Farmers’ Markets

 

Lidgates Butchers

Available by: Mail Order & from Shop
www.lidgates.com      0207 727 8243 
110 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 4UA
Well-respected London butcher, and Q Guild member. Sells from West London shop or by mail order delivery.
Breed: various
Ewes or Wethers: either     Age: 2 years      Hanging period: 7 days
Season available: year-round      Cuts or Boxes: cuts

Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Organic
Available from: Butchers shop
(see main Sheepdrove entry, under South East England)
www.sheepdrove.co.uk      0207 266 3838   
5 Clifton Road, Maida Vale, London W9 1SZ
Home-produced meats including mutton from their own organic farm in Berkshire. Pastures planted with herbs for mutton flavour.
Breed: Shetland cross, pure Shetland, Lleyn and Herdwicks.
Ewes or Wethers: both     Age:2 years +      Hanging period: 14 days
Season available: mainly September to May, but can be all year.      Cuts or Boxes: cuts
Other Outlets: Bristol shop and mail order


Turner and George

Available from: Butchers Shop & mail order
www.turnerandgeorge.co.uk      020 7837 1781 
399 St John Street London EC1V 4LD     Contact name: James George
Traditional quality butcher supplying Yorkshire mutton, as well as other meats, produced by a group of five farmers in the uplands of north Yorkshire. All the animals are entirely grass fed.
Breed: Herdwick and Blackface
Ewes or Wethers: wethers      Age: 2 years     Hanging period: 10-14 days
Season available: all year, but mainly in the colder months     Cuts or boxes: cuts

 

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