Top Butchers In Joburg

Braai vleis and biltong are essential for any get together with friends over the rugby season (or any time, really). But where to find the best quality and prime cuts is always the question. I went in search of some of the best butchers in Joburg so you can stock up!


Meat Empire — Benoni

Meat Empire offers spit braais as well as meat specials and packages for when you need to beef up your supply. They’ve got a range of mixed meat hampers that include lean mince, pork chops, lamb chops, stew beef, steak, wors and chicken… so why not stock up now?

Find more information here.

Braeside Butchery — Greenside

For the best free-range and grass-fed meat money can buy, head down to the Braeside Butchery and buy great quality veal, lamb, beef, bacon and boerewors… they have it all! Their beef is lean, their veal is tender and their lamb, succulent!

Find more information here. 

The Butcher Shop and Grill — Sandton

Cutting steak, chops and leg of lamb to your order, the Butcher Shop and Grill in Nelson Mandela Square offers you a great selection of cuts from their finest quality meats, whether you want pork, beef, lamb, chicken or even fish from their deli. And, if you wish, sit down and order yourself a juicy steak at their restaurant!

Find more information here.

Country Meat — Fourways

This wholesale family butcher and deli brings out the freshest and best quality meats straight from their farm and abattoir. Choose from their fresh cuts of beef, lamb and pork, portioned and packed to your requirements. All their meat are brine-free and, since they grow their own animal feed, the meat is also GMO-free.

Find more information here. 

Sloane Meat market — Bryanston

For some of the best biltong in town, your favourite cuts of lamb and beef, poultry and spit braai catering, visit Sloane Meat Market and see what they have on offer! There is a huge selection of prime cut and quality meats to choose from, no matter what you are planning on preparing for dinner. And be sure to check out their bulk specials!

Find more information here.

Meat Etc. — Rosebank

Pick up some great and braai packs from Meat Etc. before your next get together with friends for the rugby. They have a range of specials that’ll cater to every meat lover (and budget) out there! They’ve got it all, from chicken sosaties and steaks to boerewors and everything in-between!

Find more information here. 

Rembrandt Butchery — Linden

For all your braaiing needs, stock up on Rembrandt Butchery’s delicious boerewors, sosaties, kebabs and their legendary and moreish biltong! They have a great selection of fresh red meat to choose from and free-range chicken, too.

Find more information here.

Meat on Grant — Norwood

This traditional family butcher and deli has it all. Stock up on the finest beef, pork, mutton, lamb, chicken and venison from this little spot in Norwood. For your biltong treats for rugby season, be sure to check out what they have on offer. They also offer spit braai hire and services.

Find more information here.

Kings Meat Deli — Lynnwood Pretoria

With everything from beef, lamb, pork, chicken, boerewors, game and cold meats, this is the place for all of your meat needs, no matter what cut you are after! And if you want a great biltong treat, choose your own perfect whole piece from the selection they have hanging from their ceiling!

Find more information here.

Alma German Butchery — Murray, Pretoria

Looking for some of the finest authentic German meats in town? Then why not head down to Alma Butchery and check out their extensive range of meats, fine brawns, liver pates and terrines? Alma Butchery is also said to have the best smoked eisbein… try it for yourself!

Details: Corner of and, Rossouw St &, Natalie Ave, Pretoria

Gourmet Butcher — Online

If you’re all about being healthy, order the healthiest type of meat you can find  grass-fed, free-range – from Gourmet Butcher. And the best part is that you don’t even have to get up from the couch to place your order! If you’re on the lookout for more than meat, they also offer a range of ready-made meals such as creamed spinach and cottage pie… sounds like they’d both work pretty well with a nice, juicy fillet steak if you ask me!

Find more information here.

By Kim Brown

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