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Christmas is here at Drake & Macefield

Christmas is almost upon us again and we will have all the usual Christmas fare here at Drake & Macefield to make it extra special. We will once again have beautiful Yorkshire Turkeys and Chickens supplied by Milford Farm available to order along with the usual top quality Beef and Lambs from John Spensley at Thorlby and […]

A taste of Hungary

We are now selling authentic Hungarian recipe sausages in our shops. Thanks to a secret recipe from local chef Sabi they are a great hit at both our Skipton and Settle shops. A spicy garlic sausage with proper Hungarian paprika they are also 100% gluten free so an ideal tasty alternative for anyone with wheat […]

Christmas at Drake & Macefield

We are now taking orders for Christmas and have a range of products from the best local producers. We have a range of specials to offer you including 3 bird roasts, lamb cushions and festive roasts… alongside all the other fantastic festive food to make your Christmas special. Download the full Christmas List here. Download […]

Drake & Macefield Keep It Local

We are forging a local field-to-plate supply partnerships with Skipton’s new Le Bistro des Amis. The Jerry Croft restaurant is now taking prime beef from us and we source it direct from local farmers John and Alison Spensley, of Manor Farm, Thorlby. Luc Daguzan, who launched Le Bistro des Amis with business partner Liz Weatherby […]

Amy’s a Top Apprentice

Amy Stead, an up-and-coming 21-year-old butcher at Drake & Macefield in Otley Street, Skipton, has been selected as Apprentice of the Month by one of the UK meat industry’s leading training providers. Amy, of Earby, is undertaking her NVQ Level 2 in Meat & Poultry Processing, run by the butchery school at M.E.A.T. (Ipswich) in […]

Local delivery service

In the New Year we will be introducing a local delivery service in and around the Skipton area for all orders over £10. This will be complimented by the introduction of on-line shopping through our website, where you will be able to order and then either collect from the shops or have your shopping delivered. […]

Taking Orders for Christmas

As that time of year rapidly approaches we are now taking orders for Christmas and have also extended our opening hours on Friday evenings until 6pm at out Skipton shop. We have a range of specials on offer for Christmas, with Turkey, Lamb, Chicken and Pork all on the menu and an extra special Three […]

RARE BREED PORKERS COUP

Drake & Macefield partner Ian Thompson is now raising his own rare breed Saddleback pigs for sale in the Skipton and Settle shops. Ian has always been interested in raising his own livestock on a part-time basis and realised that dream two years ago when taking over 35 acres of pastureland on the outskirts of […]