Angus Beef Cuts

whole cut of Angus beef


Shoulder Cut

This is the best cut for mincing, casseroling or braising. Very good flavour, trim well.

Rib of Beef

This has the very best flavour. Roast on a high heat or cut a rib from the joint for the barbecue, one rib will serve two persons.

Rolled Rib

Prime roasting joint, roast at a high heat.

Striploin, Fillet and  Sirloin


Roast in the piece or cut into steaks.  It is best with some fat covering for flavour.  It is also important that it is well aged (3 weeks).


Prime cut for grilling, frying or leave in the piece for a special  roast.


Prime steak cut, very important that it is well aged for maximum tenderness.  Ideal for barbecue  kebabs.

Topside, Eye of the Round and Silverside


This is the most tender part of the round, can be thinly sliced and stir-fried.

Eye of the Round

Very lean joint, to pot roast, season and brown in hot oil, then cook slowly with root vegetables in a covered dish with some liquid – wine, stock, stout or water.


It is another cut from the round. Same cooking method as eye of the round (pot roast) or can be very thinly sliced and stuffed for paupiettes.

Ball of the Round

This is a popular cut, pot roast or sliced into steaks for braising.


This can be stuffed, rolled and cooked slowly as a pot roast or it can also be marinated (Chinese flavours are very good), then grilled and very thinly sliced.


Ideal for pot roasting, long slow cooking.

Diced Shin

This makes a wonderful braised dish.  It must have a very long slow cooking time. Add lots of root vegetables, garlic, herbs, plus wine, stock, stout or water.

Top Rib/Housekeepers Cut

Roast slowly with small amount of liquid – water, stock or wine. This will help to tenderise the joint, excellent flavour.