In Crust We Trust

4 June 2022

“Strange pie that is almost a passion, O passion immoral for pie!” Richard Le Gallienne’s 1899 verse might well explain why I found myself in the Yorkshire cathedral city of Ripon, 230 miles from home on a piercingly bright February day, watching the hustle and bustle of shoppers under a blue sky in the market…

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Appleton’s Butchers Open in Knaresborough

19 August 2020

Appleton’s Butchers are delighted to announce that their Knaresborough shop will open on Tuesday 18th August 2020. Established in Ripon in 1867, Appleton’s are best-known for their handmade pork pies, which have locals queuing round the market square. Appleton’s specialises in pork products like cured whole hams, sausage rolls, Scotch eggs, faggots and cooked meats…

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Now wash your hands: Ripon’s indie shops brace for the big reopening

15 June 2020

Richard Mudd is looking forward to reopening Appleton’s butchers fully this week, for the first time since lockdown, and getting back to his his normal working hours. Staff will be protected by Perspex screens and only two people will be allowed in at a time, with markings on the floor so they can obey the…

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Online Shop now open

13 May 2020

We’re excited to announce that you can now place orders via this website for delivery direct to your home. Please take a look at our Online Shop to see what’s available and to arrange delivery.

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OPEN FOR NON CONTACT COLLECTION

24 March 2020

We are taking orders for non-contact collection. Please email or telephone your local shop with at least 24 hours notice. Ripon 01765 603198 ripon@appletonsbutchers.co.uk   Wetherby 01937 587558 wetherby@appletonsbutchers.co.uk   York 01904 621392 york@appletonsbutchers.co.uk   Boroughbridge 01423 203475 boroughbridge@appletonsbutchers.co.uk Your shop will explain the system when you ring them. We will require payment in advance…

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Christmas Order Form and Brochure

5 December 2019

Please find our Christmas order form along with opening hours at the back of our Christmas Brochure for over the festive season, including New Year. You can download (right click & ‘save image as’) and then print your order form yourself below or pick one up instore. Please see the form for information on last…

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What’s On Your Plate?

30 September 2019

There’s nothing quite like getting the family together for a meal. With delicious food on the table they can’t resist sitting together and tucking in. With that in mind, why not try our our 28 day aged rib of Yorkshire beef. Proper local, absolutely delicious and more affordable than you might think. Shop with us…

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100 Days ‘Til Christmas

16 September 2019

Don’t roll your eyes. The countdown to Christmas has started! With 100 days until Christmas Day, there are many jobs to do. Buying gifts, wrapping gifts, hiding gifts from the kids, making the Christmas cake, deciding who you’re spending the day with and that’s just a handful of things. We can’t wait for family feasts…

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Perfect Packed Lunches

2 September 2019

As the summer holidays come to a close and the schools get ready to head back, be sure to create the perfect packed lunch for pupils, teachers & those of you who take lunch to work too. Our delicious scotch eggs, sausage rolls, pork pies and much more are ideal for that lunchtime boost. Our…

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Bank Holiday Food

19 August 2019

August Bank Holiday is just a few days away. Get the family together for BBQs, buffets & banquets. We’re talking about sausages & burgers cooked to perfection over hot coals, tables full of pies & pasties and delicious meat roasted in the oven, creating delicious smells throughout the house. Pop in & see our wonderful…

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