We are a traditional Butchers located in Muirkirk, in the heart of East Ayrshire. We offer a selection of Scottish Beef, Lamb and Pork, butchered to your specification by our highly experienced team of butchers.
We are so proud of our Gold Award Winning Slice Sausage, made with the finest selected Scottish beef cuts, and the highest quality seasonings. Each block of sausage is hand pressed, chilled and hand-sliced into 24 slices per block. Sold in individual slices or as 1/2 blocks or full blocks. Perfect in a roll, or as part of a great “Stovies” Recipe.
Our Beef Links and Pork Links are made with best cuts of Scottish beef and pork, the highest quality seasonings and natural casings.
Our Links are hand-tied in a traditional old fashioned technique.
You'll only find the best quality, Scottish Back Bacon in our premises. Supplied to us directly from Robertsons. Smoked or unsmoked, the perfect ingredient in a breakfast or in a roll.
SLICE SAUSAGE, BEEF LINKS, PORK LINKS AND BURGERS
Our Award winning Square Slice Sausage is perfect in a roll with your favourite sauce. Ketchup or Brown Sauce?
BEST SCOTCH BEEF, LAMB AND PORK.
All our beef, lamb and pork is locally sourced. Butchered to your requirements by our highly trained butchers.
DAWSON'S STEAK PIES
We make our own Steak Pies on the premises, made with the finest cuts of Scotch Beef, slow cooked and mixed with our special gravy. We have been using this technique and recipe for over 30 years.
Dawson’s Steak Pies have been transported and enjoyed all over the country and the world, as far as Abu Dhabi, Sweden, and Canada!
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR TREATS
Come inside and see what the buzz is all about. We have everything you'll need to make the festive season amazing! Fresh Turkey Crowns, Beef, Lamb, Pork and Ham Joints. Chipolatas, Streaky Bacon and our Traditional hand-made Sausage Stuffing.
Traditionally Hand Linked Pork Sausages, made with the finest, locally sourced, most delicious, and of course, freshest ingredients. Our customers rave about our Pork Links. If you’re curious as to why, stop by our store to experience it for yourself. We guarantee that once you do, you’ll soon understand what the buzz is all about.
New, Chicken Kebabs
Are you a fan of classic favorites? Our Chicken Kebabs are a perfect addition to any barbecue selection. A new product for us, but proving to be a real winner with different marinades each week. Either order them in advance or get in early before they’re all gone! Flavours so good your tastebuds will thank you.
Marinated Chicken Fillets
Are you constantly craving something satisfying and delicious that will warm your soul? Look no further, because we have exactly what you need! At John Dawson Butchers Ltd we carry a large variety of marinades, from Hot and Spicy and Piri Piri to the less firery barbecue and chinese spice. Just add more for a bigger kick!
Ayrshire EHO have granted us a pass certificate to show our food hygiene levels are inline with government standards.
We are also accredited by SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) A Food Safety Standard recognised by our wholesale customers.
AWARD WINNING PRODUCTS
AWARD WINNING STAFF
All our staff are highly trained in all aspects of food management and food safety.
But sometimes our staff go above and beyond!
Barry, our manager recently completed his Butchery Managers Food Hygiene Training.
Marion won the "Extra Mile Award" when she was nominated for a special customer service award. She received her award at the Scottish Meat Traders Association AGM
Mon: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 7:00am - 1:00pm
Thu: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 7:00am - 1:00pm
WHERE TO FIND US
We’ve got the best tasting products waiting for you. Get in touch with us today with any enquiries or to place your order! For Price-lists, Packs and Allergen Information and any other enquiries, just give us a call.
39-43 Main St, Muirkirk, Cumnock KA18 3QR, UK
WHERE ELSE TO BUY OUR PRODUCTS
Our products are available in over 40 local convienience stores throughout Ayrshire. From Strathaven to Girvan, find your nearest store from the list below.
MUIRKIRK, KILMARNOCK, CUMNOCK, NEW CUMNOCK, STRATHAVEN
Keystores 51 - 55 Main Street
Premier Toll Filling Station Smallburn Road
Muirkirk Store 23 Pagan Walk
T Johnstone & Son 23D Pagan Walk
Scotmid 26 Dean Street
Scotmid 55 McPhail Drive
Freddies Keystores 6-10 Central Avenue
Keystore More 38 Cameron Drive New Farm Loch
Scotmid 69 Glaisnock Street
Keystores 153 Barshare Road
Premier Bingham Stores 97A Glaisnock Street
Mitchell Stores 26 Forbes Avenue
J K Thomson 45 Barrhill Road
F&R Stores 40 Craigens Road
Penny Save 8 McClymont Court
Central Garage 85-89 Glaisnock Street
Ali’s Superstore 3 Hearth Place
Ali's Safe Rite 38 Craigens Road
Scotmid 57 Afton Bridgewater (pictured above)
Keystores 2 Castle Arcade
Premier Stores 9 Castle Street
Scotmid 15 Common Green
MAUCHLINE, OCHILTREE, LOGAN, AUCHINLECK, CATRINE, KIRKCONNEL
Keystores 11a Kilmarnock Road
Smartbuy Store Hughfield Road
Ochiltree Stores 30 Main Street (pictured above)
Keystore 1 Logan Avenue
Merlin Garage Machine Road
Bridgend Garage 1A Main Street
Premier Mirza Stores 69-71 Sorn Street
Premier Mini Market 21-23 St Germain Street
Gogy's Mini Market 22 St Germain Street
Premier 24-26 Main Street DG4 6NE
Nisa Local - 62-64 High Street DG4 6BL
Nisa Local - Scott Street DG4 6QT
Premier Barassie Stores 4 Barassie Bank Lane
Coylton Convenience Store 58A Joppa
Premier Stores 72-74 Mill “O” Shield Road
Spar Shell Filling Station 78-80 Prestwick Road
Northfield Stores, 49 Northfield Avenue.
Drink Cellar/Lifestyle Express 17-19 Burns Statue Square
Family Shopper 2-4 Lawson Street
Premier Stores 79 Glendoune Street (pictured above)
Keystore/Station Store, 18 Culzean Road