The Best Butchers in Cardiff: Find the best meats and elevate your cooking game

Bored of bland and tasteless meat from the supermarket? Look no farther than our list of Cardiff's top ten butchers.
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Bored of bland and tasteless meat from the supermarket? Look no farther than our list of Cardiff's top ten butchers. We've complied a list that ranges from traditional family-owned businesses to newer, more inventive vendors. All provide a diverse selection of meats, sausages, and more that are guaranteed to delight. We focused on shops that are serious about serving you the freshest, highest-quality meats available by sourcing from local partner farms. These butchers are guaranteed to have something to suit your needs, whether you're a seasoned home cook or a professional chef.

Bored of bland and tasteless meat from the supermarket? Look no farther than our list of Cardiff's top ten butchers. We've complied a list that ranges from traditional family-owned businesses to newer, more inventive vendors. All provide a diverse selection of meats, sausages, and more that are guaranteed to delight. We focused on shops that are serious about serving you the freshest, highest-quality meats available by sourcing from local partner farms. These butchers are guaranteed to have something to suit your needs, whether you're a seasoned home cook or a professional chef.

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Oriel Jones Butcher

Oriel Jones Butchers is a family-owned business that was founded in 2017 with the purpose of showcasing the benefits of locally raised, pasture-fed meats. They believe that having control over their products from "Field to Fork" is critical to ensuring the highest quality and taste. They have developed relationships with farmers and are constantly working to improve their skills as whole animal butchers.

The Jones family believe in sustainable and ethical meat production and strive to build a 'modern' meat business that provides a better food system to their customers. They use cutting-edge technology and sustainable practises to produce the healthiest, most flavorful meat while maintaining the highest standards. They age their meats in a Himalayan Salt chamber, which removes moisture and enhances flavour, yielding the most incredible taste experience.

Address: 108 Cowbridge Rd E, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9DX, United Kingdom

JT Morgans Butchers Ltd

JT Morgans Butchers Ltd is a vendor in the central market of Cardiff. They have a long history of being a great place to get locally sourced meat for a weekend barbecue. They collaborate with other market stalls to provide customers with access to other local produce and fish. Their emphasis is on providing high-quality meats sourced from local farmers. They offer a wide range of meats, including beef, pork, chicken, and lamb. Specialty cuts, sausages, and other meat products are also available. They have a reputation for providing excellent customer service and assisting customers in selecting the best cuts of meat for their specific needs.

Address: Central Market, 26/48 Cardiff Rd, Cardiff CF10 1AU, United Kingdom

Pring Family Butchers

Pring Family Butchers offers low-cost fresh meats, sausages, and pies. They take pride in being an old-school butcher shop where customers can find high-quality meat at reasonable prices. Their  team of experts in their craft has over 20 years of experience and  They are known for their ability to cater to their customers' specific needs. They are located in Cathays and are an excellent choice for those looking for a friendly and trustworthy butcher shop.

Address: 108 Crwys Rd, Cardiff CF24 4NQ, United Kingdom

Rees Family Butchers

Rees Family Butchers is a family-owned butcher shop that serves a variety of fresh meats, sausages, pasties, kebabs, and even pies to customers. Their most popular items (usually sold out early) are their  minced beef and onion pies and chicken and mushroom pies. Customers watching their calorie intake will also find a variety of options, such as free range, low-fat pork. Customers can also add traditional sausage rolls and Norfolk brand stuffing mixes to their Sunday Roast celebration. The store is well-known for its high-quality products and friendly service. They're a great place to go for your meat needs and to experiment with new and delicious options.

Address: 376A Cowbridge Rd E, Cardiff CF5 1JJ, United Kingdom

Lee Evans Butchers

Lee Evans Butchers is a throwback to how butchers used to be and is well-known for its reasonable prices. They take pride in being a local go-to by providing their customers with friendly and personalised service. They are an excellent substitute for supermarkets for high-quality meat at reasonable prices.

Address: 103 Wentloog Rd, Rumney, Cardiff CF3 3HD, United Kingdom

Porkys Family Butchers

Porkys Family Butchers has been in business since 2004 as a traditional butcher shop. They have a large selection of high-quality meat products, such as 28-day aged beef, Welsh lamb, and homemade sausages, burgers, and chicken breast skewers. If they don't have a specific cut of meat in stock, they can order it in. They also have a fully stocked deli counter with cooked meats, pies, cheeses, and eggs from local farmers. They have a large selection of sauces, sachets, and mixes to go with your food. The staff is friendly and dependable, with over 100 years of combined butchering experience.

Address: 56 Countisbury Ave, Llanrumney, Cardiff CF3 5SN, United Kingdom

Vic Hopkins & Son

Vic Hopkins & Son is a family-owned butcher shop that has been serving the people of Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan with high-quality meat products for over 50 years. They take pride in providing full traceability on all of their products, whether it's Welsh or Scotch Beef, the finest Welsh Lamb, or locally produced Prime Pork. The shop was originally owned by Aaron Rees, a local butcher, and later by Jack Trezise until 1968, when Vic Hopkins took over ownership. Since then, the shop has been in the Hopkins family, and Anthony Hopkins, Vic's son, has worked there since 1984 and took over the reins when his father retired in 2005.

Address: 93 High St, Barry CF62 7DY, United Kingdom

Farmers Pantry Butchers

Farmers Pantry is a farm-to-table meat supplier based in Wales that was founded by Rhodri and Gaynor Davies at Rosedew farm. They are passionate about ethical farming and cultivating wholesome natural food in harmony with nature and its surroundings. Their deeply rooted principles have been passed down through generations, and as a result, their customers can completely trust their food from the farm to their door safely. They have formed alliances with other suppliers who share their values, and these relationships have been built on trust, which their customers have come to appreciate. They have three retail locations: Llantwit Major & Whitchurch Shop, Pughs Garden Centre Radyr & Wenvoe Shop, and Penarth Shop. 

Address: 20 Merthyr Rd, Cardiff CF14 4DH, United Kingdom

The Orchard

The Orchard in Rumney is a premium butcher shop that specialises in 30-day dry aged Welsh steaks. Aside from steaks, they also serve a variety of homemade pastries and a hot carvery. They are a one-stop shop for all your meat needs, with a large selection of products to choose from, and a commitment to meeting your specific needs.

Address: 757 Newport Rd, Rumney, Cardiff CF3 4AJ, United Kingdom

P&R Hopkins Butchers

P&R Hopkins Butchers, founded in 2005, is a family-owned and operated traditional butcher shop. The company is located in the Cardiff neighbourhood of Pentyrch and Rhiwbina and offers high-quality meat products and condiments. They specialise in traditional butchering methods and get their products from local Welsh farms and well-known suppliers. P&R Hopkins also has an in-house chef who is in charge of their ready meals, homemade pies and pastries, and a bakery with freshly baked bread. They take pride in selecting high-quality suppliers to ensure that their customers have access to the best meats available. Richard Hopkins, the proprietor, is on a mission to give everyone a taste of meat the way it should be.

Address: 121 Heol Llanishen Fach, Cardiff CF14 6RE, United Kingdom

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