About Us


HummerstonsHummerstons Gourmet Meats, of Lane Cove, has been operating since 1970 as a fine meat and smallgoods establishment, servicing the lower North Shore with the best quality meat and excellent service for over 40 years.

Hummerstons now has a dedicated full-time staff of nine, with Mark McKinnon and Steve Hack at the helm, who are both long-serving members of Hummerstons Gourmet Meat, having been at the premises since 1999 and 1996 respectively.

Hummerstons Gourmet Meats is a leader in their field, providing customers with outstanding quality of meats and smallgoods in a modern, consumer-friendly butcher shop with highly professional staff.

Our key responsibilities are freshness, quality, presentation and service.

What else do we offer?

At Hummerstons we have stringent quality standards when it comes to sourcing and selecting our products. We only buy M.S.A graded beef, which comes from Gympie in QLD. Our standards are not limited to meat: our pork is sourced from the Murray Valley in NSW, organic chicken from Young NSW, Junee Gold lamb (NSW) and our veal is sourced from Victoria. We also provide a great selection of game. All of our sausages are made fresh on the premises, and includes a range of gluten-free and preservative-free sausages.

At Hummerstons we like to help make life easier for our busy customers by providing a free delivery service, covering suburbs from Roseville to Balmain. Ordering over the phone or by email is now even easier, with a comprehensive listing of our products listed within the pages of this website. We also provide a vacuum-packing service, which provides greater flexibility for longevity and storage, according to individual needs.

Hummerstons Gourmet Meats also strives to give back to the community, raising money for numerous charities and sponsorships through the ‘Buy Your Dog a Bone’ program. Hummerstons has supported and continues to support many charities over the years such as the Drought Relief, Breast Cancer Foundation, the Spastic Centre and the Heart Foundation, amongst many others; and most recently the Victorian Bushfire Appeal. We also support many organisations throughout the local community.

Awards and accolades

Over the years Hummerstons has received a host of awards and accolades. One of the most significant awards to date has been winning the Australian Meat Industry Council’s TOP butcher shop award in 2005/2006.

In 2008, Hummerstons was bestowed the honour of providing meat for His Holiness Benedict XVI during his stay in Sydney during World Youth Day celebrations.

Hummerstons Gourmet Meat is currently listed in the Sydney Morning Herald Foodie’s Guide – an indispensable guide to the latest and greatest food establishments in Sydney.

Most recently, we are aiming to achieve a five-star award from the AMIC in 2009, which further cements our reputation as being considered one of the finest meat and smallgoods retailers in Sydney.

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