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.
AWARD WINNING 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! With our Gold Award for our Steak Pies, you can be assured of the most amazing Steak Pie ....In a range of sizes, to suit all.
Perfect for Christmas and New Year.
OUR CHRISTMAS RANGE
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.
Pork Sausages & Chipolatas
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, and who doesn't love chipolatas with their traditional Turkey Christmas dinner?
FILLET, SIRLOIN, RIBEYE STEAK
Are you a fan of classic favorites? Our naturally aged mature steaks are a perfect for that special occasion or just as a treat. grill, or fry. Serve with chips or potatoes and all the trimmings, why not add one of our delicious sauces to make it truly special.
How can you resist the traditional turkey at Christmas time? With our specially prepared turkey crowns, rolled and tied to any weight you need, and so easily cooked without any waste .... Easy to slice, and serve for the Christmas Dinner and always enough for a few sandwiches for Boxing Day.
OUR NEW OVEN READY CHICKEN DISHES
In a variety of amazing and wonderful flavours, our Oven Ready, freshly prepared, Chicken Meals come in an oven and microwavable tray so all you need to do is pop it in the oven.
Check out our Facebook Page for the latest selection of these delicious dishes.
CHILLI CHEESE MELT
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
At John Dawson Butchers Ltd, we want to give our customers the most enjoyable shopping experience, one that will keep them coming back to our store time and time again. That’s why we’ve developed a range of seasonal treats. Barbecue tasty burgers and grill sticks for those hot summer days.
HELP US KEEP OUR CUSTOMERS AND STAFF SAFE AND HEALTHY BY FOLLOWING OUR SAFETY GUIDE WHEN VISITING OUR SHOP
SOCIAL DISTANCING, SCREENS AND SANITISERS IN PLACE FOR OUR STAFF AND YOUR SAFETY AND PEACE OF MIND
Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 1:00pm
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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
Premier 24-26 Main Street DG4 6NE
Premier Stores, Main Street
Nisa Local - 62-64 High Street DG4 6BL
Nisa Local - Scott Street DG4 6QT
Premier Barassie Stores 4 Barassie Bank Lane
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