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Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

April 15, 2016 by David Herd

Australian lamb, delicious.

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra


Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra in Pattaya Klang. Thai beef & lamb leaves a lot to be desired compared to Australia & New Zealand, and here at Big C they offer great quality imported meat at similar prices to what you would pay in Australia. Perhaps the price may be 10 or 15% more however I am happy to pay a premium to get the beat product.

Great choice of quality meat

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

I don’t eat a lot of steak these days preferring to focus on lamb cutlets, chops and the huge lamb shanks here at Big C Extra.

Lamb Shanks

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

These two shanks weigh  1.2 kilo for B550 or $20 aud. I either roast them or use a slow cooker, either way they are delicious. The good news is they are so large I get two meals out of each shank, I always bake extra vegetables so the following day lunch is cold roast lamb with bubble and squeak, life does not get much better than that. 🙂

Friends arrive for dinner

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

Here are my friends Larry Krausz and Hamish Elton enjoying roast lamb shanks with vegetables & washed down with red wine from Australia.

Sadly we lost Larry in January 2016 after he suffered a major stroke, RIP buddy.

A slow cooked shank with a view

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra


The view from my condo on the 20th floor of Markland in Beach Road Pattaya. After slow cooking for around 5 hours the meat just falls off the bone.

Perhaps you prefer baked

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

Roast lamb shank & vegetables with Gravox and red wine.

Chops and Shanks from Best Pattaya butcher

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

My standard order which gives me six great meals for B800 or $32 aud. The chops are so thick I only need to cook two with some vegetables and gravy.

Lamb cutlets with a view

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

Cutlets & baked vegetables with loads of gravy.

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Coffee at Big C Extra

Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra

Always after visiting the Best Pattaya butcher I enjoy a B50 hot latte at this little coffee shop right in front of the super market.

Thanks for visiting my Best Pattaya butcher Big C Extra photo blog, please don’t tell anybody about this wonderful butcher, the last thing I need is them running out of product.


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