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Recently GG Sparkescelebrated its 70th birthday. Established in 1952 GG Sparkes went organic in 1989 (it has a Soil Association accreditation), one of the first Uk butchers to do so. It is run by Guy Sparkes and his step daughter Alex McMillan. Film

East London

Bethnal Green (E2)
The Butcher’s Shop (est. 1983), 374 Bethnal Green Road, E2 OAH Profile 
Peter Sergeant passed away in 2020. 
Mr Bulls, 96 Roman Road, E2 0PG
Local delivery service.
Peckover (est. 2012), 195 Roman Road, E2 0QY  Profile                                                                                        
Previously Brian Roberts Butcher. Traditional & free range meats.

Canning Town (E16)
A.T Legg, 29 Freemasons Road, E16 3AR        

Chingford (E4)
Shaws Butchers (est. 1986), 29 Station Road, E4 7BJ
Local delivery service.

City (EC4)
Porterford Butchers (est. 1983), 72 Watling Street, EC4 9EB                                                                                                        

Clerkenwell (EC1)
Tom Hixson of Smithfield (est. 1963), 221 Central Markets, EC1A 9LH                                                                           
Keevil & Keevil (est. 1794), 218 Central Market, EC1A 9LH
Turner & George (est. 2014), 399 St. John Street, EC1V 4LD Profile                                                                                               
Run by James George & Richard Turner (Hawksmoor). Online delivery service.

Hackney (E8)
Brazilian Centre, 223 Mare Street, E8 2QE
Hill & Szrok (est. 2014), 60 Broadway Market, E8 4QJ Feature
Butchers & restaurant. Master butcher is Tom Richardson-Hill (ex-Allens of Mayfair).

Plaistow (E13)
T&J Whenlock (est. 1882), 380 Barking Road, E13 8HL map
Profile. Member of National Craft Butchers Association.

South Hackney (E9)
Ginger Pig (opened 2008), 99 Lauriston Road, E9 7HJ  Story                                                                                                         
W Wells Butchers (est. 1931), 211 Well Street,  E9 6QU map

Walthamstow (E17)
H Parsons, 147 High Street, E17 7BX
Local delivery service.

Wanstead (E11)
Ginger Pig (opened 2016), 3 Clock House Parade, High Street Wanstead, E11 2AG  Story                             
Previously AG Dennis (closed in Jan 2016)

Wapping (E1)
Hussey’s, 64 Wapping Lane, E1 2RL  Steak Society
In Wapping for over 50 years.

West Ham (E15)
G&R Butchers, 57 Stephens Road, E15 3JJ

Woodford (E18)
WD Chapman (est. 1890), 415 High Road, Woodford Green, IG8 0XG 
Story. Richard Chapman retired in 2015. Shop to let at present.


North London

Barnet (EN5)
Harrys, 119 High Street EN5 5UZ map
Moore & Sons, Greenhill Parade, 25 Great North Road, EN5 1EU map

Cockfosters (EN4)
Kikis, 1 Heddon Court Avenue, Cockfosters Road, EN4 0DB map                      

Crouch End (N8)
Freemans, 9 Topsfield Parade, N8 8PR map
Morleys,  23 Broadway Parade, N8 9DE map
There has been a butcher shop here since Victorian times.

East Finchley (N2)
Grahams (est. 1972), 134-136 East End Road, N2 0RZ map
A butchers shop since 1939. Free range & organic. Local home delivery.

Enfield (EN1) 
SJ Simpson, 200 Baker Street, EN1 3JY map

Haringay (N4)
Baldwins, 469 Green Lanes, N4 1AJ map                                           

Highbury (N5)
Godfreys (est. 1905), 7 Highbury Park, N5 1QJ map 
Q Guild member                                                                                                                                                     
Highbury Butchers, 183 Blackstock Road, N5 2LL map

Highgate (N6)

Highgate Butchers, 76 Highgate High Street, N6 5HX map

Holloway (N7)
Cramers Butchers, 392 York Way, N7 9LW map

Islington (N1)                                                                                                                                
James Elliott (est.1950), 96 Essex Road, N1 8LU map

Lower Edmonton (N9)
A.P.S Meats (est. 1969) 8 Westerham Avenue, N9 9BU map
Local delivery service
R Morris, 434 Hertford Road, N9 8AA map

Muswell Hill (N10)
The Hampstead Butcher, 90 Muswell Hill Broadway, N10 3RU map
Midhurst Butchers, 2 Midhurst Parade, N10 3EJ map

Palmers Green (N13)
Zourtous, 113 Green Lanes,  N13 4SP        

Seven Sisters (N15)
Graham's, 30 West Green Road, N15 5NP map

Southgate (N14)
F Norman (est. 1936), 199 Bramley Road, N14 4XA map

Stoke Newington (N16)
Cookery (est. 1987), 113 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0PH map
Meat N16 (est. 2011) 104 Stoke Newington Church Street,  N16 0LA map
British meat, poultry, game, cheese, deli and wines. Branch: NW5                       
Tottenham (N17)
Dewhurst of Tottenham, 522 High Road, N17 9SX map
Old Dewhurst chain.

Upper Edmonton (N18)            
Eddie's Meat Market, 121 Fore St, N18 2XF map

Whetstone (N20)
Seabrook Butchers, 91 Russell Lane, N20 0BA map    

Winchmore Hill (N21)
M Peatchey (est. 1984), 25 The Grangeway, N21 2ET map
Wades Hill Butchery, 10 Wades Hill, N21 1BG map

Wood Green (N22)
Mr Butcher, 6 Commerce Road, N22 8ED map

North West London

Belzise Park (NW1)
Barretts, 40 Englands Lane,, NW3 4UE map

Cricklewood (NW2)
182 Cricklewood Lane, NW2 2DX map

Hampstead (NW3)                                          
The Hampstead Butcher, 56 Rosslyn Hill, NW3 1ND map
Branches: Muswell Hill + West Hampstead

Kentish Town (NW5)
Jackson Brothers, 69 Chetwynd Road, NW5 1DA map
Simply Fine Foods, 258 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2AA map
Profile. Previously Pure Meat Company. Butcher, fishmonger & more.
Meat NW5 (est. 2013), 147 Fortess Road, NW5 2HR map
Branch: Stoke Newington

Kensal Green (NW10)
Brooks, 91 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 3ND map
Meat, fish, bread, cheese, vegetables and more. Latest
John Line (est.1962), 1038 Harrow Road, NW10 5NN map

Kilburn (NW6)
Harte’s Irish Meat Market, 209 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JG map
Profile Alan Harte owner. Branch: Harlesden

Mill Hill (NW7)
Highland Foods, 14 Bittacy Hill, NW7 1LB map 

Queens Park (NW6)
Provenance, 93 Salusbury Road, NW6 6MH map

St John's Wood (NW8)
Kent & Sons Butchers (est. 1919), 59 St John's Wood High Street, NW8 7NL map
Q Guild member 

West Hampstead (NW6)
The Hampstead Butcher, 244 West End Lane, NW6 1LG map

Willesden & Harlesden (NW10)
Harte’s Irish Meat Market, 2 Park Parade, NW10 4JH map
Branch: Kilburn
O'Farrells Traditional Family Butchers, 80 High Road, NW10 2PR map

South East London

Beckenham (BR3)
John Q, 521 Upper Elmers End Road, BR3 3DE

Bermondsey (SE1)
Bell & Sons (est. 2014), 13A Market Place, The Blue, SE16 3UQ
The Butchery (est. 2011), Arch 13, Spa Terminus, Dockley Road, SE16 3SF map                                        
Whole carcass butchery Film. Shops in Forest Hill & Spitalfields. Nathan & Ruth interview.
O’Sheas, (est. 1789), Arch 14 Lucey Way, SE16 4ET            
From Darragh & Fiona’s farm in Perthshire. 

Pickett’s, 53a Pickford Lane, DA7 4QU                                               
A butchers now for over 60 years 

Blackheath & West Bourne Park (SE3)
John Charles (est. 1992), 12 Blackheath Village, SE3 9LE
Originally in Rotherhithe.
GG Sparkes(est. 1952),24 Old Dover Road, SE3 7BT
Traditional farmed meats specialising in rare-breeds, free-range & organic meat. 

Borough (SE1)
Ginger Pig (est. 1998), Borough Market, SE1 1TL
Sourced from their three Yorkshire farms and chosen suppliers.
Northfield Farm (est. 1997), 5 Bedale Street, SE1 9AH
Leicestershire farm also operating as as an informal co-operative of 50 or so UK suppliers.
Wyndham House, Borough Market, Bedale Street, SE1 1TL
Branches: Chelsea & Chiswick.

Brockley & Crofton Park (SE4)
Proud Sow (est. 2014), 1 Ewhurst Road, SE4 1AG
Previously Peter James Butchers.

Bromley (BR1/BR2)
Andrews of Bromley (est. 1948), 81 Burnt Ash Lane, BR1 5AA 70 Years
R. Andrews Quality Meats (est. 1986), 457 Bromley Road, BR1 4PH
Carnivore (est. 2018), 123 Southborough Lane, BR2 8AP
Lando (est. 2012),  429 Bromley Road, BR1 4PH Film
(est. 2017), Sundridge Parade, 2 Minster Road, BR1 4DT
MJ Painter, 225 Southborough Lane, BR2 8AT

Catford (SE6)
David Oakman & Sons, 28 Muirkirk Road, SE6 1BE
The shop has been a butchers for over 120 years. SE6 Kitchen feature

Chislehurst (BR7)
Burlington Food Hall, 62-64 High Street, BR7 5AQ map

Crystal Palace (SE19)
Holly Fam of Sussex, Haynes Lane Saturday Market, SE19 3AP map

Deptford & St John (SE8)
Wellbeloved, (est.1829) 31 Tanner’s Hill, SE8 4PJ                
Off Deptford Broadway. Run by Bill.

Dulwich Village (SE21)
Proud Sow (opened 2018), 86 Dulwich Village, SE21 7AQ

East Dulwich (SE21)
William Rose (est. 2005), 126 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HD
Free range meat. 

Elephant & Castle 
Benny the Butcher (est. 2021) @ MMy, Sayer Street, SE17 1GA
Ex-Ginger Pig butchers selling quality British & Italian meat.

Eltham (SE9)
Micks Family Butchers, 11 Cranley Parade, SE9 4DZ
New Eltham Butchers (est. 1999), 350 Footscray Road, SE9 2EB

Forest Hill & Honor Oak (SE21)
The Butchery (est. 2013), 49 London Road, SE23 3TY Nathan & Ruth interview
Free range & rare breed meat. Whole carcass butchery Film
K & J Libretto & Daughters (est. 198*), 112 Wood Vale, SE23 3EB

Greenwich (SE10)
Drings (est. 1964), 22 Royal Hill, SE10 3EB Retirement
Free range & rare breed meat 

Herne Hill (SE24)
Jones the Butcher (est. 1962), 1 Dulwich Road, SE24 0NT

Keston (BR2)
Larder, New Road Hill, Leaves Green, BR2 6AB map     

Lewisham (SE13)
Meat John (est. 2019), 107 Ladywell Road, SE13 7JA Profile

Peckham & Nunhead (SE15)
W Bunting (est. 1906), 13 Peckham Park Road, SE15 6TR
Beef and lamb hung for 28 days. Located off the Old Kent Road.
Dennis’ Butchers, 135 Peckham High Street, SE15 5SL Story
Flock & Herd (est. 2012), 155 Bellenden Road, SE15 4DH
Free range & rare breed meat.  
HA Smith (est. 1995), 111-113 Evelina Road, SE15 3HB

Penge (SE20)
Murray Brothers, 146 High Street, SE20 7EU

Rotherhithe & Surrey Quays (SE16)
None. Nearest is Bell & Son at The Blue.

Southbank & Waterloo (SE1)
Greensmiths (est. 2008), 27 Lower Marsh, SE1 7RG map Chris Smith profile.   
Cafe & supermarket including Buckingham Artisan Butchers of Hampshire (est. 2017). 

Sydenham (SE26)
Billings (est. 2009), 45 Sydenham Road, SE26 5EX

Walworth (SE17)
Benny the Butcher (est. 2021) @ MMy, Walworth Square, SE17 1GA
Ex-Ginger Pig butchers selling quality British & Italian meat. 

Welling (DA16)
Meat in Place, 93 Welling High Street, DA16 1TY

West Dulwich (SE21)
Scotch Meats (est. 1976), 97-99 Rosendale Road, SE21 8EZ

West Wickham (BR4)
Larder, 86 High Street, BR4 0NF map

South West London

Balham (SW12)
Chadwicks (est. 1999), 109 Balham High Road, SW12 9AP

Barnes (SW13)
Ginger Pig (opened 2014), 61 Church Road, SW13 9HH Story                                   

Battersea (SW11)
Family Butchers, 164 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 3AW
Hennesseys (est. 1970s), 80 Northcote Road, SW11 6QN

Brixton (SW9)
Dombey Meats, (est. 1983), 19 Market Row,  SW9 8LB 
Jones the Butcher (est. 1962), 1 Dulwich Road, SE24 0NT

Chelsea (SW3)
Jago’s of Chelsea (est. 1972), 9 Elystan Street, SW3 3NT
Organic chicken and eggs.
Provenance Village Butchers, 247 Pavilion Road, SW1X 0BP map

Clapham (SW4)
Ginger Pig (opened 2013), 55 Abbeville Road, SW4 9JW  Story          
M Moens & Sons  (est. 1971), 24 The Pavement, SW4 0JA Feature 
Moens sell a wide variety of produce, from Spanish black hoof Jamon Iberico to Kobe beef.

Bashford & Co (est. 2018), 35 Elmsfield Way, CR2 OEJ map                                     
Vic Gibson Butchers (est 1978), 301 Lower Addiscombe Road, CR0 6RF Profile

East Molsey (KT8)
Bentleys of Surrey, 155 Walton Road, KT8 0DU
A butchers shop for over 100 years.
Pete J Dale, 27 Bridge Road, KT8 9EU map                                                                                                              

Fulham (SW6)
Randalls, 113 Wandsworth Bridge Road, SW6 2TE Profile
Parsons Nose (est. 2007),753 Fulham Road, SW6 5UU
Dickenson’s Quality Meats (est. 1971),  365 North End Road, SW6 1NW

Kew (TW9)
Pethers Butchers, 16 Station Parade, TW9 3PZ
Free range meat and poultry plus pies, cheeses, pickles and more. 

Kingston (KT2)
Bevans (est. 1929), 136 Richmond Road, KT2 5EZ (Owner: Robin Bevan)
Branches in Esher, Bagshot & Effingham. Best Butcher in Britain 2019 

New Malden (KT3)
The Real Butchers     (est. 1983), 135 Kingston Road, KT3 3NX

Notting Hill (SW11)
Provenance Village Butcher, 33 Kensington Park Rd, W11 2EU Profile
Focusing on animal welfare, sustainable farming and meat reared free-range and grass-fed for taste

Pimlico (SW1)
Freeman Butchers, 117 Lupus Street, SW1V 3EN

Putney (SW15)
Parsons Nose (est. 2008), 88 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 1LL
Organic free range and rare breed meats. Previously Buckleys butchers.

None. Nearest in Sheen.

Sheen (SW14)
R T Chubb & Son, 350 Upper Richmond Road West, SW14 7JT
The business is nearly 100 years old.
T. Swatland, 393 Upper Richmond Road, SW14 7JT

Shirley (CR0)

South Kensington (SW5)
Parsons Nose (est. 2021),165 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0LJ

Streatham (SW16)

CD Jennings, 146 Ewell Road, KT6 6HE
A butchers shop for over 100 years.

Tooting (SW17)
Coppin Bros (est. 1860)276 Mitcham Road, SW17 9NT
The previous owner wrote a very useful guide to buying meat e-book.

Wandsworth (SW18)
Cleavers (est. 2011), 362 Old York Road, SW18 1SP 
Franklands Family Butchers, 173 Merton Road, SW18 5EF

West Brompton (SW10)
Wyndham Butchers (est. 2007), 339 Fulham Road, SW10 9TW

Wimbledon (SW19)
Robert & Edwards Butchers (est. 1967)  19 Leopold Road, SW19 7BB
Branch: Reigate.



West London

Brentford (TW8)
Hammonds, 8 Kew Bridge Road, TW8 0FJ map

Chiswick (W4)
Macken Brothers (est. 1960), 44 Turnham Green Terrace, W4 1QP map
Wyndham House, 229A Chiswick High Road, W4 2DW map                                                                                                          
Local delivery service

Ealing (W5)
Ealing Butchers & Charcutier, Station Parade, Uxbridge Road, W5 3LD map 
Local delivery service.
Hook and Cleaver (est. 2011), 133 Pitshanger Lane, W5 1RH map
Hook and Cleaver (est. 2013), 140 South Ealing Road, London, W5 4QJ map

Hammersmith (W6)
Stenton Family Butcher (est. 1960), 55 Aldensley Road, W6 0DH map

Hanwell (W7)
GH Baxter, 330 Greenford Avenue, W7 3DA map

Holborn (WC1)
McKanna Meats (Theobald’s), 21 Theobald's Road, WC1X 8SL map

Kensington (W8)
Miller of Kensington, 14 Stratford Road, W8 6QD map

Maida Vale (W9)
Provenance, 5 Clifton Road, W9 1SZ map

Marleybone (W1)
Ginger Pig (opened 2006?), 8-10 Moxon Street, W1U 4EW map
Eversfield Organic (opened 2020) @ Selfridges Food Hall, 400 Oxford Street, W1A 1AB map 

North Kensington (W10)
Alan Foster, 2A North Pole Road, W10 6QL map
Q Guild member.

Notting Hill & Holland Park (W11)
C. Lidgate (est. 1870), 110 Holland Park Avenue, W11 6QL map
Organic beef, lamb, pork and chicken 
Notting Hill Fish & Meat (est. 2019), 287-289, Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA map
Profile. Founder Chris D’Sylva.
Supermarket of Dreams, (est. 2020), 110 Holland Park Avenue, W11 4UE map
Story. Fish, meat, cheese, bread and more

Shepherds Bush (W12)
Ginger Pig (opened 2011), 137 Askew Road, W12 9AU map
Irish Meat Market, 72 Goldhawk Road, W12 8HA map

Shepperton (TW17)

James of Shepperton, 197 Laleham Road, TW17 9AU map
Q Guild member

Teddington (TW11) 
Teddington Butcher, 152 Waldegrave Road, TW11 8NA map

Twickenham (TW1)
Armstrong, 111 St. Margarets Road, TW1 2LH map
Brown’s Artisan Butchers, 54 King Street, TW1 3SH map
Sandys  (est. 1978),  56 King Street, TW1 3SH map
Fish, meat, cheese & wine.

West Ealing (W13)

For nearest traditional butchers see W5

West Kensington (W14)

HG Walter (est. 1972), 51 Palliser Road, W14 9EB map
Q Guild member.

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