Sweltering summers are made of these. Stock up on your barbecue meats here:
Everything you need to know for your next barbecue feast
A boutique grocery in Upper Bukit Timah that purveys premium groceries, gluten-free products and organic, hormone- and antibiotic-free meats, Ryan’s Grocery features exclusive brands such as Blackwood Valley organic and grass-fed beef. Visit their onsite butchery for barbecue specials such as Ryan’s freerange Borrowdale pork set and Ryan’s organic lamb Australian grass-fed patties. 29 Binjai Park
Tel: 6463 3933; ryansgrocery.com
This online retailer and caterer of gourmet meat, seafood and appetisers offers tantalising BBQ parcels featuring appetisers and meats such as pork Iberico secreto, organic grass-fed beef and organic saltbush lamb. The parcels come with recipe card instructions ranging from how to thaw and grill your meats, to making complementary sides and salads. If you ask, they can also help you plan your
Tel: 8876 6550; stoke.sg
MEAT THE BUTCHER
Premium retail butchery Meat the Butcher offers premium cuts of Kagoshima beef, Welsh lamb and others fit for meals from shabu shabu to Sunday roast. Look out for their Meat Lovers BBQ package, featuring items such as Australian sirloin, lamb steak, boneless pork loin steak and assorted homemade sausages. Inhouse butchers also offer meat preparation and roasting services.
615 Bukit Timah Road
Tel: 6465 1651; meatthebutcher.com.sg
THE FRENCH GROCER
Trust this online fine food grocer with ordering and delivering your favourite premium produce such as charcuterie, cheeses, vegetables, meat and fish. Check out their Barbecue Corner selection, where you’d find meats ready to hit the grill, such as grass-fed ribeye steak, beef burger patties from Australia, Dutch milk-fed veal loin chops, bone-in, and smoked pork thymegarlic sausages.
Tel: 9734 4856; thefrenchgrocer.com
A mainstay in Holland Village since the 1990s, The Butcher offers a good selection of premium meats. Zoom in on their barbecue and value packs selection. Choose anything from their charcuterie premium platter, to skewers set made up of items such as beef, lamb, chicken and free range pork shashlick, and BBQ packs chock-filled with everything you need, such as sirloin steak, sausages and burgers.
#01-50, 44 Jalan Merah Saga
Tel: 64720073; thebutcher.com.sg
THE MEAT CLUB
This online grocer specialises in top-quality Australian beef and lamb, cage-free chicken, king salmon, Cone Bay barramundi, back bacon and gluten-free sausages. Choose from one of their standard packs or build your own; opt for one-time or monthly orders. Meats are sorted into helpful categories such as lamb, halal, grain-fed, gluten-free. Some of their most popular packs include ribeye, lean mince and lamb rack.
Tel: 8363 8161; themeatclub.com.sg
THE BUTCHER’S DOG
Purveying a wide range of meats and charcuterie, The Butcher’s Dog at Great World City imports its produce from farms in Australia and New Zealand. Take up one of their packages such as BBQ Fest, which includes striploins, sausages, marinated chicken, burger patties and chicken wings, or Kebabs, featuring fresh, marinated chicken, lamb, beef or pork.
#B2-11/12, Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade
Tel: 6836 8498; thebutchersdog.com.sg
Drop by their shop in the idyllic environs of Dempsey, or head for selected NTUC Finest Butchery by Culina outlets, for a farm-togrill experience. Their butchery counters islandwide stock meats from suppliers in Australia, New Zealand and the US, ranging from premium meats such as Westholme wagyu from Australia to Maori Lakes Lamb and Beef from New Zealand, along with a selection of cooked meats and cold cuts. #01-13 Dempsey Hill, 8 Dempsey Road Tel: 6474 7338; culina.com.sg
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Another Dempsey highlight, this familyowned butchery, delicatessen and bistro offers anything from Argentinian grassfed beef, US Prime Angus and Australian organic beef, to housemade snail sausages made with pork, paprika and pepper. A good bet to go for is their No-Fuss Grill Platter, consisting of marinated pieces of ribeye steak, lamb cutlet, paprika pork neck steak, chicken wings and sausages. They can also pre-portion, marinate and dryage your meats, or even rent you barbecue equipment.
22 Dempsey Road
Tel: 6737 1588; hubers.com.sg
If it’s key for you to use certified halal meats, head straight for ZAC Butchery. Stock up on fresh beef, lamb and chicken, along with sausages, burger patties and kebabs, or just go with one of their pre-packaged BBQ sets which comes with items such as chicken kebabs, lamb chops or beef kofta. The butchery can also help you marinate your meats and offer some grilling equipment and accessories if you need.
1B Figaro Street
Tel: 6636 0939; zacbutchery.com
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