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bbq heaven

we always go here for the BEST bbq food ever - great selection, brilliant for catering large number... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ladyloo123
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suffolk
Good Value Butchers Deservedly Growing (and maybe Learning it’s not just About Cutting Up Meat).

We’ve been going to Swiss Farm for a few years now and watching it develop. With we understand... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
221AndrewM
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Swiss Farm Hemingstone Road, Ashbocking IP6 9LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we always go here for the BEST bbq food ever - great selection, brilliant for catering large number of friends of family coming over. we also stock up on meat here for christmas. great service

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ladyloo123
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We’ve been going to Swiss Farm for a few years now and watching it develop. With we understand expansion in nearby Colchester, it will be interesting to see if standards of service are maintained. About a year ago ( maybe two) they extended to a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

The farm shop first caught my eye some years ago, as in a nearby field was a sign indicating chicken breasts at £1.99 per lb. Much cheaper chicken than supermarkets. The other day bought 20 chicken breasts at £4.79 per kilo £2.17 per lb. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really good butchers... reasonable prices and quality generally okay, although I have recently stopped buying chicken breast halves here as they were often poor. Sausages and burgers good. Service fast and efficient. Now has a coffee van outside too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I like this shop for the good prices for meat for a bbq mostly & it’s near where I work sometimes but there is a middle age assistant who I’ve found to be rude on other occasions as well as he’s impatient & unhelpful but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I went along to find out if they supplied free range meat and poultry as someone had mentioned this to me a while ago. The young assistant didn’t know and referred me to the supervisor. The prices were very cheap - so I asked the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

THE BEST HERBY SAUSAGES EVER CANT STOP EATING THEM HOT OR COLD A MUST TRY and charming service lucky to have this great butchery in the neighbourhood

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Was very busy but was happy to que as the meat is lovely. I was going to have the 15pounds summer pack. After waiting 40minutes i was served. I asked if i could have flavoured sausages in that pack which i was told no which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We go here to stock up freezer. Love the pork . And all meat bergers and sausages are good. All family and friends go here . We had bit of steak that melted in your mouth. Worth a trip out and well priced

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We found this place by chance while staying locally. The choice of meats is brilliant. We got so much for our money and the quality is fantastic. Who can resist £3.99 for 20 delicious sausages? We couldn't. We also bought a huge pork joint with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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maninawhitesuit
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Response from Mabs47 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know. All I know is living in the area for the last 40 years Swiss Farm has always been a family run business. They do have a mobile unit that they take to nearby towns.
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eirlys
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I really would like to know more about the meat - I went in today and the young lads serving didn’t know and referred us to a colleague but I’m not convinced it’s all free range. At that price why aren’t they advertising it... More
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