99 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London, E9 7HJ
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This is a meat lover's paradise.
And yes, it smells of clean butchery, so probably not a spot to bring anyone squeamish about seeing the actual animal parts you're eating (which, to be honest, you should!). Keyword: clean. And, actually, in a strange way, really vivid and beautiful-- bright red, healthy looking cuts in a minimally decorated 'farmhouse-chic' (if that's a thing) space with a...more
Yes it bloody expensive, but it's so worth it once in a while.
I never normally cook steak at home, always finding it to be a disappointment compared to what I'm served up in restaurants about London, but the massive sirloins I got from the Ginger Pig were amazing.
This ain't no prepackaged, cheap cuts butcher, it's a real treat. It's a bit out of the way unless you live nearby but is worth...more
Thank you Ginger Pig!
You've been making me dig a little deeper into my wallet than what I was used to, but it's worth it.
When I look at prepacked pork, danish bacon packets, bright pink sausages; those horror stories of sow stalls etc spring to mind...faced with the dubious quality of meat presented at supermarkets (thats Tesco for me). It makes me happy to know I'm eating happy pig.So...more
Granted I only got a turkey here for Thanksgiving, but this shop is full of everything a chef could want for meat. There seems to be every cut of meat of every animal under the sun and they also sell homemade meat pies and have a little deli counter. In addition to meat the Ginger Pig sells salt, seasoning, and other goods to dress up your butcher counter purchase. A short walk from Baker...more
The Ginger Pig is awesome! It is a little pricier than most but its organic, it's fresh and you are always served with a smile. The guys will always dish out advice on best ways to cook, accompliments etc. My favorites are the sausages ("no surprise", I hear you shout). mmmmm anything from a normal breakfast sausage to a chilli or italian.. what selection... what more could a girl ask for...more