Welcome to John Saunderson’s – Edinburgh’s Quality butcher. We hope that you find all the information you need on this site and you are assured of a warm welcome when you visit us at our shop in Leven Street. With over 80 years of butchering experience amongst our award-winning staff we are happy to advise on cuts of meat, cooking methods and recipes – from traditional Scottish dishes to the exotic.

Please browse through the site and contact us – by phone, by email or by personal visit – with your questions and orders.





Winter Warmers

We’re well and truly into winter now so you’ll be wanting to tuck into warming stews, casseroles and pies. Pop along to Saunderson’s for all your ingredients and cooking advice from your friendly, experienced local butchers.

Click on the meat tab to browse a selection of beef, pork and lamb recipes to keep you going through the cold weather. However, don’t stop there – Saunderson’s stocks many more meats besides (click on products) and also ready meals (see also under products) for those busy days.