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  • Westcountry butchers online
  • Traditional butchers sausages
  • Butchers sauces, dressings, preserves and pickles

Email: info@tavistockbutchers.co.uk

Welcome to Palmers of Tavistock Ltd

West country quality family butchers, We are suppliers of locally produced meats, poultry, cheese, sauces and preserves

We give personal service and consistent quality,

which supermarkets are unable to match.

 Please allow 48 hours for collections and local deliveries and 72 hours for any courier delivery 

Please note we will not be doing deliveries via courier during December





Also offering: Free local delivery - click and collect....
more information....

May we welcome you if you are a prospective new customer browsing or thinking of ordering from us now or in the future.


If you would like us to cut and pack your own reared meats, click here to be taken to the information page.




Earliest records show that there has been a butchers shop at our premises since the late 1800’s. Click here to see more of our traditional butchers history in detail.

Our high street shop is situated in Tavistock, within the heart of rural Devon and on the fringes of West Dartmoor. Potential customers are always welcome to visit our shop to see the standard we achieve. Here is your opportunity to be served by experienced butchers and to have your meat delivered direct to your door.
Our mainstream meats are purchased within Devon and Cornwall, and we aim to  source everything from within the South West

Palmers purchase meat, poultry and game from local westcountry farms and estates in Devon & Cornwall.

This ensures that we get 'the best of the best'. It is then hung on the bone maturing the meat correctly to enhance the flavour. Our qualified butchers prepare the meat for you the customer, this is a personal service we are pleased and proud to provide.


Why not give a practical gift of a meat voucher.

Click on this link to be taken to our voucher ordering page. 

We also supply Hotels, Restuarants, and other Catering establishments.

(see our Links page for some examples)

We do not use second quality meats for these businesses, but the same quality as we sell in our shop.

Palmers are members of The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders, a trade organisation which promotes meat to the highest quality standards.
We are also members of Eblex (English Beef and Lamb Executive), the new government body that has taken over from the MLC (Meat & Livestock Commission).








This means that we operate at the highest possible standard within our trade. Click the 'Quality Standard for Beef and Lamb' logos above; here is an extract from the standards:

The Quality Standard for beef and lamb is the only scheme in the UK to cover eating quality. All beef and lamb carrying the Mark is chosen according to a strict selection process to ensure it is succulent and tender. Quality Standard beef and lamb is produced to higher standards than required by law with a supply chain which is fully assured and independently inspected at every stage from farm to meat counter.....more

We have the best quality Devon & Cornish reared meats and we aim to give the best personal service and advice.

Our latest rating from West Devon Borough Council for food hygiene reflects the high standard to which we strive to give the best quality and hygiene standards from the time we receive our meat into the shop to the point where it enters your home..

Weight guide
85g = 3oz 456g = 16oz
113g = 4oz 510g = 1lb 2oz
142g = 5oz 737g = 1lb 10oz
171g = 6oz 1kg = 2lbs 3oz
198g = 7oz 1.2kg = 2lbs 10oz
227g = 8oz 1.5kg = 3lbs 5oz
283g = 10oz 2kg = 4lbs 7oz
(Approximate conversions)
Price guide

The price for meat is a guide price, as once we cut and weigh your order more.....