Welcome to Burtons Butchers

A family-run retail and catering business providing high-quality meat to Saffron Walden and the surrounding area.

Fresh British Lamb

Discover our range of delicious British lamb.

A Large Variety of Fresh Cuts of Meat

All available at our Saffron Walden store or our online shop.

Prime Cuts of British Pork

Pork roasting joints and our famous Burtons sausages are available now.

Serving fresh quality meats since 1953.

Burtons Butchers is a longstanding, family-run butchers serving premium meat products to customers as well as restaurants, hotels and catering companies all across East Anglia. We pride ourselves on delivering a personal service and always going the extra mile for our customers as well as offering premium products you will not find in the supermarket.

About Us

Over the past 68 years we have developed a strong reputation for offering the best quality meats to all our customers. Whether you are a retail customer buying from the shop in Saffron Walden, or one of our catering customers taking delivery of impeccable meats from our state-of-the-art facility in Shire Hill, we work hard to provide you with the best possible produce.

Online Shop

Here you will find a large selection of meat. From beef to lamb, chicken to pork and something a little different, we are sure that you will discover something that takes your fancy.

Discover our range, including our famous Saffron Walden sausages:


Discover our prime cuts of locally sourced quality beef


Shop our free-range pork produce


Purchase locally sourced chicken and free range poultry


The highest-quality Suffolk lamb cuts


Speciality game produce (when in season)

Delicious Recipes

We are here to help you and provide tips and tricks to get the best flavour out of your meat.

Soy Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Soy Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Tasty chicken drumsticks with a sticky soy sauce glaze that can be cooked on the grill or the barbecue, depending on the weather! Serve with a generous helping of green salad or coriander rice.Ingredients: Serves 4 8 chicken drumsticks Shop 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp...

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Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb

Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb

Slow roasted lamb has an incredible flavour and using our Free-Range Suffolk lamb you will not need much to bring out its beautiful taste.   Our Free-Range Suffolk Lamb is reared to the highest standards with a wonderful flavour, slow cook this delicious meat...

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The Perfect Steak

The Perfect Steak

Follow our guide to cooking the perfect steak and you will be able to cook any cut to your preference - rare, medium or well done. Great quality steak does not need much adding to it, just make sure you rest it after cooking and avoid moving it around too much in the...

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If you are local you might just be familiar with our white and blue clad shop, situated in a Grade II listed building a few feet from the Market Square in Saffron Walden.

Look in our windows to see a large variety of fresh meat all displayed in chilled counters. Our wide range of products are displayed to give you inspiration for your cooking and show you the variety of products we offer.


Our FSA approved factory headquarters is spread over 4000 square feet and based in Shire Hill, Saffron Walden. This facility provides an extensive range of meats to a variety of businesses all across the region.

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We currently deliver premium quality meat to over 300 restaurants, hotels, pubs, conference and sporting venues as well as colleges and schools all across East Anglia.

Commitment to Quality

The meats we supply are of the highest quality and where possible, locally sourced, from farms that demonstrate a high level of animal welfare.

SALSA accredited

Burtons Butchers is SALSA accredited, showing our commitment to food safety, standards and traceability.

Contact Us

Interested in placing an order over the phone or have questions regarding our products? No problem, contact our friendly team today.