For Britain’s best quality meat, delivered straight to your door, head to these online butchers.

National Butchers Week celebrates all that is great about high street butchers. What about the companies that have a similarly great web presence, where you can order free range meat online, delivered straight to your door. Here is our pick of some of the best online shops that offer high quality meat in the UK.


HUNTSHAM FARM for Middle White pork

You haven’t lived until you’ve tried one of the Middle White Pork Sausages from Huntsham Farm, one of the few pig farms of the extremely rare and celebrated Middle White pig. Talked of in reverential tones by top Michelin-starred chefs, customers and food critics alike, farmer Richard Vaughan claims not to know what sets his native breed pork apart from anyone else’s. Trust us (and the experts) though: it is the best. Better yet, you can order it online.


Specialising in wild game, shot and prepared in Suffolk, The Wild Meat Company comes highly recommended by the likes of Rick Stein and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and many other top chefs and food aficionados. A slick website with excellent customer service, expect game including wild duck, rabbit, hare, grouse and much more besides, shot on neighbouring farms and estates in East Anglia and delivered overnight in fridge-like conditions to mainland UK addresses. Wonderful.

PIPERS FARM for quality meat boxes

With a clutch of awards under its belt, Pipers Farm can be relied upon for quality meat and its commitment to animal welfare, great taste and its local Devon community. A family run business that has been running for twenty-five years, its philosophy is to grow contented animals slowly, in small groups, with minimum stress, which means that it only uses medication when absolutely necessary. Peter Grieg taught himself to butcher and still experiments with different cuts and recipes. Choose from seasonal, family or healthy meat boxes as well as pies, broths and sauces. You won’t look back.

EVERSFIELD ORGANIC for organic meat and vegetalbes

A one-stop shop for organic boxes, meat (including wild game and grass fed 28 day dry aged beef and lamb), fish, fruit and vegetalbes, from this family run business based near Tavistock, Devon, delivering a taste of the South West to homes nationwide. Free delivery on orders over £80, with the option to choose your delivery day.This is an award-winning company committed to sustainable farming.

ABEL & COLE for organic meat

Famed for its vegetable boxes delivered to homes in and around London, the company has continued to up its game, delivering organic produce to thousands of homes every week. Boxes can be tailored to suit customers' exact needs from ethically sourced meat, bread, milk, vegetables and more. The company only works with farmers where animal welfare is a top priority, knowing everyone involved from paddock to fridge and fork.

THE BLACKFACE MEAT COMPANY for farmed Scottish Blackface lamb

Forget supermarket meat, Blackface rears animals on its own farm in Dumfries where they feed on wild grass and heather which perfumes the meat and gives the Blackface lamb its uniquely tasty flavour. Cooked by top chefs including Mark Hix, Jeremy Lee and Peter Weedon, meat includes fresh Galloway beef, wild Scottish venison, game birds from south west Scottish estates and haggis made by the local butcher.


If it's good enough for HM The Queen, Donald Russell is good enough for us mere mortals. Holder of a Royal Warrant, this Aberdeenshire based online butcher is renowned for its range of steaks and roasts. You can sate your appetite browsing the huge range of meat, game, fish and ready meals, all waiting to be delivered at the click of a mouse. Not only does this butcher deliver to households up and down the land, but proudly supplies some of the most prestigious hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants worldwide.

ALBERT MATTHEWS for all-round family value

Founded in 1935, Albert Matthews is a family butchers that sells fine quality meat from traditional and rare breeds. Based in Bury, Lancashire, it aims to source all their meat from within 100 miles of the shop from designated areas of outstanding natural beauty, which include the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. the produce is also available in some of the most lauded food halls of the country, including Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason and Harrods and from its own website.

Updated 2020


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