Craving something meaty? We've taken the hassle out of sourcing the best cuts with this guide to tried and tested butchers in Hong Kong.
It’s no secret that meat-eaters are spoilt for choice in Hong Kong with an ever-growing array of steakhouses and burger joints opening in the city. But sometimes, there’s nothing more satisfying then having your fridge or freezer stocked with goodies ready for a home-cooked steak or a roast chicken for Sunday lunch. If you’re looking for great butchers in Hong Kong, check out some of our favourites below.
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Part of the Bayfare Social concept from Rosewood Hong Kong, not only does Henry offer a wonderful selection of stunning dishes to enjoy its restaurant, but it also has an entire section dedicated to take-home goodies. Expect dry-aged cuts from responsibly sourced farms, homemade terrines and a selection of hand-crafted sausages from Chef Nate Green ad his team.
Read more about Henry and Bayfare Social.
Henry, Bayfare Social, Level 5, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
2. Feather & Bone
The popular Feather & Bone — now open in multiple locations – sources a selection of top quality meats directly from Australian farmers to the heart of Hong Kong. From homemade sausages to Australian Wagyu Ribeye, customers can get premium cuts of meat hand-cut daily by the butcher, all of which are available in store or online.
Besides fresh meat, this one-stop shop also stocks fresh and frozen seafood along with a great selection of artisan cheeses, preserves, fruit and vegetables, fresh bread, wine and plenty of pantry essentials. And for those lazy days, pop over to one of the in-store restaurants where the chefs will rustle up your favourite cut, so you don’t have to!
And don’t forget to check out the Feather & Bone Loyalty Programme.
Feather & Bone has branches across Hong Kong
3. Farmer’s Market
If you’re looking to shop from the comfort of you couch, you can’t go wrong with a visit to online butcher Farmer’s Market. From free-range and hormone-free chicken to lamb, beef, seafood and more, Farmer’s Market provides you with an array of fresh Australian meats that can be delivered straight to your door at the click of a button.
The pre-prepared meat packs are ideal for barbecues while the Australian wine selection brings you the perfect pairings. If you’ve got your meats but are feeling a little lost for inspiration, check out the ‘Recipes’ section for a selection of delicious home-cooked meals including salmon asparagus salad and easy chilli lime fish tacos.
Read our interview with founder of Farmer’s Market Emma Pike.
Buy online at Farmer’s Market
4. Bones & Blades
Located in Sai Ying Pun, Bones & Blades is the go-to butcher for ‘conscious carnivores’. Their philosophy prides itself on embracing sustainable farming by offering a selection of premium grass-fed animals from family-owned farms around the world. Whether you’re looking for a lamb rack, 81-day-aged free-range chicken or Wagyu sirloin steak, you’ll find everything you’re looking for and above all, its healthy, flavoursome and untainted by antibiotics, hormones or pesticides.
If all this shopping has got you feeling peckish, the butcher’s neighbouring restaurant, Quarter Master, is the perfect spot to sink your teeth into a burger or enjoy a melt-in-the-mouth slow-cooked lunch. Definitely one of the top butchers in Hong Kong!
Bones & Blades, 1 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 2540 0052, 西環西營盤第二街1號
5. Fu Ying Pork Butcher
Shop in-store or online at Fu Ying Pork Butcher for some healthy and locally raised pork from HKAFCD licensed homegrown pig farms. Choose from a wide selection of hormone- and harmful agent-free cuts, including shoulders and shanks to chops and belly. If you’re looking to indulge, opt for the popular Iberican pork but get your order in early as they are only available for delivery on Monday and with limited supplies!
Fu Ying Pork Butcher, 42 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 西環西營盤第三街42號
6. Pacific Gourmet
When it comes to great butchers in Hong Kong, Pacific Gourmet is the perfect spot for budget-friendly, premium-grade produce and groceries. With branches in Mid-Levels, Happy Valley and Ap Lei Chau, you can pick up a wide range of chilled meat and seafood imported from Australia and Norway. For those feeling adventurous, there is also French duck breast and French rabbit. Along with stocking meat, they also offer a range of deli items including dips, antipasto, cold cuts, cheeses and even Aussie pies.
Pacific Gourmet, 53 Caine Road, Hong Kong, p. 2898 9000, 香港堅道53號
7. Eat the Kiwi
Craving some tasty New Zealand lamb, bacon, or fish? Eat the Kiwi sources directly from New Zealand farmers and delivers fresh produce to your door. Stock up on free-range chicken or spoil yourself with some venison for special occasion. Don’t forget to take a look at their vegetable, fruit, and pantry offerings too.
Explore Eat the Kiwi online
8. Wet Markets
If you’re looking to bag a bargain, Hong Kong’s wet markets could easily become one of your favourite butchers in Hong Kong. Though it can prove tricky for non-Cantonese speakers to communicate, the owners can be quite helpful when it comes to figuring out what it is you need. Explore the sights and the sounds of the old-school local markets as you pick your very own locally sourced, fresh meat and seafood.
Find your local wet market here.