Established in 1954 by Lloyd Ellis and his sons, the butcher shop has been a staple of Mclaren Vale for a long time. Within this rich history, is a foundation made of relationships with quality farmers, artisans and restaurants in a location famed for impeccable provenance and terroir. In recent years the mantle has passed to Rihann Koekemoer, who has enhanced the offering and branched into ageing primal cuts of meat and a large range of smallgoods.
Shop 18, Lower Level, Central Shopping Centre, McLaren Vale SA 5171 | Official Website
About the team:
Supplying the community in both retail and wholesale capacity, Ellis Butchers has become the nexus for high quality produce around Mclaren Vale, Willunga and beyond. In an area synonymous with food & wine, Rihann has partnered with the best in the industry to deliver the greatest quality, from d'Arry's Verandah at d'Arenberg, The Salopian Inn, Maxwell’s Restaurant, The Currant Shed, The Victory Hotel, Coriole and more.
Butchers shops have seen a small resurgence in recent years, and found at the heart of it are independent butchers like Rihann quietly delivering excellence in unassuming locations. Hidden gems can still be found in Mclaren Vale, and quite often they come with a long and storied history.
Monday to Friday | 8am - 6pm
Saturday | 8am – 3pm
Sunday | Closed