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Guardian (December 2013)

Eight years ago it was a dying corner shop at the ragged end of a high street, selling cheap lingerie. Now it’s a thriving independent butchers….Read more


Review of William Rose (March 2013)

London’s Best Butchers by Tania Ballantine (March 2013)


London’s 10 Best Butchers by Nick Ferrari (Feb 2013)
Nick Ferrari says it’s time to avoid the supermarkets and support your local butcherRead more

The Independent

(Recommended Rod Liddle) Best Fillet steak in London butcher for recipe by John Walsh
Forget pepper sauces, truffles, foie gras, cheese. A good steak should be cooked nakedRead more

Earlier articles:

The Telegraph (11 Aug 2012)
William Rose is a family-owned butcher that started in Vauxhall in 1862, but is now based in East
Dulwich. It is famous for its premium quality meat, including rare breed beef, lamb and pork, and
prides itself on offering old-fashioned service. Again, you’re likely to find queues on the weekends,
but try its amazing beef and you’ll see why.
Jennifer Whitehead
Sunday Times (Rod Liddle) Best Fillet steak in London

The Telegraph Magazine (Jake Tilson) article
London larder: William Rose Butchers

The Metropolist – London’s Best Butchers

Recommended butcher in the following books:

Meat London – Tom Howells (Black Dog 2008)

John Torode’s Beef and other Bovine Matters (Quadrille 2008)

Tale of 12 Kitchens – Jake Tilson (Weidenfeld 2006)

Pie – Angela Boggiano

Supplier to Silvena Rowe.
We highly recommend her book
Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume: Cuisine of the Eastern Mediterranean. (Hutchinson 2010)