Established in 1950, James Elliott Butchers is a well established, family owned business, situated on the bustling Essex Road, Islington. We at Elliotts, pride ourselves on providing an honest, expert service, driven by the passion and skill of our butchers.We present unmatched superiority when it comes to produce and knowledge throughout the local area and further afield.

Saturday, 16th of December 2023, is the latest date for placing your Christmas Turkey order.

James Elliott Butchers, Wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


A selection of our products:

  • Macduff dry aged beef
  • Suffolk free range pork
  • Salt Marsh Lamb
  • Fresh poultry and Game
  • Wide range of English cheeses
  • Home cooked ham and delicatessen
  • Wide variety of home-made sausages
  • Home-made raised pork pies
  • Large selection of ‘Cottage Delight’ condiments

Job Opportunity

Experienced Butcher

The right applicant must have excellent butchery skills, i.e. good knife skills, presentation skills and sausage making knowledge. Be aware of health and hygiene rules and a basic health certificate is required. The job entails being able to receive and log deliveries, complete orders, be able to check temperature controls and stock rotation. The applicant should be friendly, reliable, punctual and trustworthy. It is necessary to have a smart appearance and enjoy serving customers in a professional manner. The applicant would need to be able to work independently and within a team. We have worked throughout the pandemic ensuring we and our customers are safe. Our shop is a busy safe environment and this job offers good secure employment for the right person.

– 5 days a week including Friday and Saturday
– Salary £29,000 – £32,000 per annum
– 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

Trainee / Improver

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to learn all aspects of the butchery trade and become part of our team – salary to be discussed.

As part of our plan to help cut the use of unnecessary  plastic from our environment we are phasing out plastic bags and carrier bags. Please use your own bags when you can or you can purchase a James Elliott tote bag at cost which are strong and can be used time and again.

We are based on

Essex Road

in Islington, London.

Opening Times: 

Day Time
Monday to Thursday 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday 8.30 am – 6.00 pm
Saturday 8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Sunday Closed

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