Are you thinking of cooking steak tonight or planning a barbecue with family? Regardless, you are in the market for some top-quality steak. Fortunately, Adelaide Hills is home to some of the best places to buy beef; the only question is which are the best out of what may be dozens of shops.
In this article, we’ll go over a couple of the best places to buy various types of fresh beef. If anything it should serve as the first butcher shops you should check out when searching for anything beef-related.
Aldgate Village Meats
Address: 218 Mt Barker Rd, Aldgate SA 5154
call: (08) 8339 1256
Aldgate Village Meats has been around for a very long time. The shop has a reputation for selling beef from homegrown & grass-fed cows. In addition to beef they also have a pretty broad selection of other meats and seafood which is worth checking out.
In terms of pricing, beef is priced fairly competitively depending on what you buy. It is also possible to negotiate a price on bulk purchase.
Max Noske & Son Butchery
Address: 78 Main St, Hahndorf SA 5245
Call: (08) 8388 7294
Max Noske & Son Butchery has been serving Adelaide hills and the surrounding greater region for many generations. It is one of those butcher shops that’s been around for long that people forget that they exist. However, they continue to sell some of the best beef at highly competitive pricing. We’d have to say that their homegrown beef is amongst the best you’ll find in the area.
Balhannah Junction Meats
Address: Shop 10/ 7 Junction Rd, Balhannah SA 5242
Call: (08) 8388 4724
Balhannah Junction Meats is one of those places you go searching for beef that’s hard to find anywhere else. They have a pretty wide selection of cuts, at highly competitive prices. Plus, you can order and buy in bulk which should help you save a few bucks off the sticker price.
In terms of pricing, we’d say that they are fairly competitive. The meats here are of exceptionally high quality, making them perfect for steaks, and barbecues.
The Chop Shop
Address: Butchers Shop – Mt Barker, SA 5251
Call: (08) 8391 1975
The Chop Shop is considered a one stop butcher shop for all types of meats, including beef. However, their selection of lean beef cuts is pretty varied, well packaged and fresh. The store’s staff is helpful and will recommend the best pieces for your cooking project. The only thing you need to be mindful of is that some cuts are comparatively more expensive than others. The same goes for different types of beef. Other than that, the store’s pricing is transparent.
Buying beef in Adelaide Hills has never been easier thanks to some of the best butcher shops in town. However, you need to know exactly where to shop for the best meat. Hopefully, the above list will serve as a good starting point for many in the area.
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