10 of the best butchers’ shops in Surrey
PUBLISHED: 11:23 20 November 2017 | UPDATED: 17:23 15 March 2018
Surrey is home to a number of top quality local butchers. We pick 10 of the best independent butchers to visit in the county
Bevan’s Butchers, various
With four outlets at Kingston, Garsons in Esher, Longacres in Bagshot and Effingham, this Surrey group is headed up by Robin Bevan, the fourth generation of his family to run the business since it was started by his great-grandfather in Kingston in 1929.
Click here for more info: bevansbutchers.com
The proactive boys at Dorking Butchery have really made their mark on Dorking High Street and have played their part in various creative foodie-led events in the town, including Gamestock and Goatober. The Dorking Butchery were winners of both the 'Butcher of the Year' and 'Outstanding Customer Service' awards at the 2017 Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards.
Click here for more info: thedorkingbutchery.co.uk
F Conisbee & Son, East Horsley
Based in East Horsley since 1784, F Conisbee & Son rear between 350 to 400 cattle, 600 to 900 sheep and nearly 4,000 turkeys on their own 800-acre farm in the Bookham and Fetcham area.
Click here for more info: fconisbee.com
James of Shepperton
With more than 20 years’ experience in butchering, James of Shepperton is run by husband and wife team, James and Katie Lally. They also offer popular butchery masterclasses.
Click here for more info: butchers-shop.com
PJ Dale, East Molesey
This shop has traded in meat for more than 150-years and some of the original 1860 decorative Victorian Royal Doulton tiles can still be found on the walls. They even supply some of Hampton Court Palace’s meat.
Click here for more info: pjdale.co.uk
Priory Farm Shop, South Nutfield
Inside the farm shop at Priory Farm, which was named the county’s best at the 2016 Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards, you’ll find a butcher’s counter worthy of such an establishment.
Click here for more info: prioryfarm.co.uk
Graham Turner, Pyrford
Serving the local community in the village of Pyrford, Graham Turner’s team pride themselves on top-quality meat that is hard to find in pre-packed supermarket aisles.
Click here for more info: grahamturnersbutchers.com
Rawlings of Cranleigh
Established in 1982, Rawlings is a family-run business owned by Robert Rawlings, who has had a lengthy career in the butchering trade and prides himself on the quality and sourcing of their meat.
Click here for more info: rawlingsofcranleigh.co.uk
Robert and Edwards, Reigate
Something of an absolute institution in the towns they serve, Robert and Edwards have a habit of producing innovative collaborations with other local foodies, which tells you all you need to know about their field to plate credentials.
Click here for more info: robertandedwards.co.uk
Surrey Hills Butchers, Oxshott
Two-time butcher of the year at the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards, 30-something butcher Simon Taylor has worked in traditional butcher shops since he was 13. You might have also spotted him at local events championing what had become a bit of “a dying art form”.
Click here for more info: butcherscook.com