The Dulwich Estate have confirmed that independent family butcher ‘The Proud Sow’ is coming to 86 Dulwich Village (the former McColls’ unit) and will open in late summer. Its press release said - The Proud Sow, is a well-known in South London and the shop will provide a full range of grass fed organic meat and poultry together with award-winning handmade sausages and a contemporary range of artisan produce.

The business prides itself on providing approachable friendly customer service. Foodies are encouraged to pop in and discuss recipe ideas. All staff are fully trained in butchery skills and its current apprentice recently won the Institute of Meat 'Best Apprentice 2018' award.

The shop will also provide a range of fine cheeses and dairy curated by Michael Jones, of Jones of Brockley (and formerly manager at Neal's Yard Dairy in Borough Market). Their friends at small craft bakery Cooper's Bake House will supply freshly baked bread.

It will be the second branch of the well-known independent butcher run by Oliver Khaldi of Peckham who started the business in 2014.

He said: “We're excited to be expanding our business and opening in Dulwich Village, working with The Dulwich Estate. We know residents are keen to shop local and hope residents and visitors will enjoy what we have to offer.”

For more information go to www.proudsow.co.uk or follow on social media @proudsow.

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