Topside is one of the classic cuts of roast beef. It's a lean and tender cut taken from the long, inner muscle of the cow's thigh which makes for a lean cut, yet it's more tender than silverside taken from the hindquarters. Topside can be cooked as a roast and left pink in the middle or even be slow-cooked to melt in the mouth tenderness.
Cut leftovers as thin as possible and make into roast beef sandwiches, we recommend a smear of horseradish and maybe some leaves and pickles.
All of ourbeefis 100% grass-fed without exception. Most of our producers are PFLA certified and many of them are using Holistic Planned Grazing techniques to put more carbon into the ground than the farms release meaning a net loss for the atmosphere.
The farmers we select from keep rare breeds that are best suited to the land they are farming. These breeds are chosen for their hardiness meaning they can thrive on pasture and be outside in all but the very worst of weather.
All of our beef is slower grown to achieve a deeper richer flavour that is linked to the land and the variety of herbs, grasses and wildflowers that the animals eat. We recommend trying the same cuts from different farms to see the difference that breed and diet can make. This really is the craft meat revolution.
Minimum order is £50. Orders from £50 to £85 will be subject to a £5.99 delivery charge. This is our launch offer which we have extended due to the current lockdown. Our regular shipping charge is £10.
Orders over £85 qualify for free shipping.
Orders are delivered 2 working days after being placed.
We do not offer a Monday delivery. All orders placed between 07:00 Friday and 07:00 Monday will be delivered on Tuesday.
From time to time delivery may take an addition day due to seasonal variations or volume. If you are ordering for a gift or a dinner party we advise to always allow an extra 24 hours. Your meat will stay chilled in our packaging - which allows meat to be in transit for 48 hours.
We do not ship outside of the UK.
We will always aim to deliver your order within the delivery slot requested by you at the time you place your order.
If nobody is available at the primary delivery address (nominated by you at the time you place your order) to take delivery of the order, we will leave notification of the delivery instead either to the secondary delivery address or secure place (nominated by you at the time you place your order).
Our deliveries are made with “no signature required”. In the event that nobody is available to take delivery of your order at either your primary or secondary delivery address or you ask us to leave your goods unattended at a secure place, The Ethical Butcher expressly disclaims all liability that may arise in consequence of the delivery being left unattended, including, without limitation, theft, tampering or contamination, however caused.
If your delivery is refused or not accepted at a recipients address, we can not take responsibility for this and can not offer a free replacement.
Currently we do not ship to the following UK post codes. This is subject to change. It is the buyers responsibility to be aware of these limitations as no refund will be offered for orders placed to these postcodes.
Events outside our control, for example, extreme weather conditions, may occasionally mean we are unable to deliver your goods at the time agreed. In these circumstances, we will contact you as early as possible to rearrange the delivery time. In such an event, our liability to you shall be limited to the price of the goods ordered and the cost of delivery.