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Wagyu Beef

Lauded as the best beef money can buy, wagyu holds top spot for many on the bucket list of foods to try before you die. What is it that makes wagyu beef stand out from the crowded marketplace of premium beef? In a word: fat. The intricate pattern of intramuscular fat that laces through the meat makes it sensationally tender.

Wagyu is a type of Japanese cattle breed, the word literally meaning Japanese cow. It is revered by chefs and food-lovers and is of such value to the Japanese economy that for many years, exporting wagyu was banned.

Now that the ban has been lifted, we are delighted to be able to offer Japanese wagyu as well as our existing wagyu reared in Chile & Australia including a variety of sumptuous cuts such as wagyu steaks.

A Beef Marble Score (BMS) grading from four to 11 is given to each carcass, determined by the density of muscle fat found between the 12th and 13th ribs. In addition, Japanese wagyu is also assigned a letter from A to C and a number from one to five, with A5 being the highest quality attainable

Wagyu cattle are derived from 2nd century agricultural animals, which were originally chosen for their physical stamina in ploughing rice paddies. The most prized animals were predisposed to generous intramuscular fat deposits giving quick access to a source of energy. In 1944 the term ‘wagyu’ was defined to mean a specific set of four cattle breeds.

These days the rearing of wagyu cattle in Japan is strictly regulated and traceable ancestry is imperative, along with a diet rich in wheat and corn and a long, leisurely lifestyle. The four breeds - Japanese black, brown, shorthorn and polled cattle - are raised in different regions like Miyazaki, Kobe and Matsuzaka.

These regional names then become part of the identity and authentication of the wagyu. Our Japanese wagyu is raised in the Miyazaki region in southern Japan; it is known for its beautiful cherry-red meat and intense marbling giving the meat a slightly sweet and deep flavour.

The fat found in wagyu is predominantly made up of unsaturated fatty acids which are known to have far fewer negative health effects than that found in standard beef.

The melting point of these fats is significantly lower than other meats and sometimes begins to dissolve at room temperature. As the fat melts into the meat during cooking, it imparts a rich savoury, umami flavour. The result is wonderfully tender, dissolving on the tongue.

If you're wondering what is the price for wagyu beef or where you can buy wagyu beef, then search no more. Browse our extensive selection of wagyu beef below, available at various price points, but all of it being extremely high quality.

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  1. Yakiniku Japanese Clay Ceramic Grill, Small
    Yakiniku Japanese Clay Ceramic Grill, Small
    £119.95
    Dimensions: 35cm x 20cm x 14cm Weight: 5.5kg
  2. Wagyu Chuck Denver Steak, BMS 4-5, Frozen, +/-400g
    Wagyu Chuck Denver Steak, BMS 4-5, Frozen, +/-400g
    £21.95
    An increasingly popular cut of meat in the culinary world, this Wagyu Chuck Denver is a must-try. The steak is tender and ideal for cooking on the grill as Denvers are slightly firmer than a ribeye; this is due to the meat coming from underneath the shoulder blade, which is a less used muscle than o...
  3. Japanese Wagyu Ribeye, A5, 10-11, Frozen, +/-450g
    Japanese Wagyu Ribeye, A5, 10-11, Frozen, +/-450g
    £118.95
    Japanese wagyu is incredibly tender with intense, rich flavour. The meat is heavily marbled with fine, evenly distributed snowflake patterns of fat, which derives from a diet rich in wheat and corn for the final 18 months of feed. Slightly more flavoursome than the sirloin, these ribeye steaks have ...
  4. Wagyu Fillet Steak, BMS 4-5, Frozen, 2 x +/-175g
    Wagyu Fillet Steak, BMS 4-5, Frozen, 2 x +/-175g
    £42.85
    These steaks are tender and succulent, and bursting with flavour from the high levels of healthy fats. There are very few comparisons to these exceptional steaks. Wagyu is a breed of cattle that is genetically dispositioned to have a very high marbling content, which creates an almost buttery textur...
  5. Japanese Wagyu Fillet, A5, Grade 2, Frozen, 200g
    Japanese Wagyu Fillet, A5, Grade 2, Frozen, 200g
    £52.95
    Fillet steaks are known to be prized cuts of beef, but Japanese Wagyu fillet steaks are simply outstanding. They only require a few minutes to be cooked to perfection by searing in a hot pan and letting the marbled fat add its’ own buttery flavour. Grade 2 pieces of Wagyu fillet are just as de...
  6. Wagyu Tomahawk, Frozen, BMS 6-7, +/-1.9kg
    Wagyu Tomahawk, Frozen, BMS 6-7, +/-1.9kg
    £169.95
    A richly marbled, full rib eye steak attached to a long, exposed bone. These large steaks include the coveted cap of rib eye so they're amazing in appearance and quite a spectacle. Tomahawks are perfect for a special occasion, and this stunning Wagyu cut will deliver a superior experience.
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  7. Japanese Wagyu Sirloin, A5 10-11, Frozen, +/-250g
    Japanese Wagyu Sirloin, A5 10-11, Frozen, +/-250g
    £72.50
    This sirloin steak will make an incredible meal. A little goes a long way with Japanese wagyu though as it’s very rich. Japanese wagyu is a truly special meat. It is a completely different product to normal beef and even from standard wagyu beef. Unavailable in the UK until 2015, Ja...
  8. Buy Japanese Wagyu Fillet Steak Online & In London UK
    Japanese Wagyu Fillet, A5, Grade1, Frozen, +/-200g
    £69.95
    Fillet is the most prized cut of beef and it doesn’t get better than genuine Japanese wagyu fillet. Densely marbled steaks melt in the mouth when seasoned and seared briefly in a hot pan. This wagyu comes from the Kagoshima prefecture of Japan in the southwestern tip of Kyushi island. The temp...
  9. BuyJapanese Miyazaki Wagyu Rib Cap Steak Online & In London UK
    Japanese Wagyu Rib Cap, BMS 10-11, Frozen, +/-120g
    £29.95
    This rib cap cut of Japanese wagyu is fantastically tender and cut perfectly for a traditional dish of shabu shabu. Each diner dips thin slices of the wagyu beef for a few seconds into steaming pot of broth flavoured with mushrooms, greens and sea kelp then eats it with a variety of sauces. A little...
  10. Buy Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak Online & In London UK
    Japanese Wagyu Sirloin A5, 10-11, Frozen, 2 x 200g
    £109.00
    These two sirloin steaks will make an incredible meal to share with your very best friends!  A little goes a long way with Japanese wagyu though as it’s very rich, so one steak is enough for you and someone special enough to share it with you.   Japanese wagyu has to be tried to be ...
  11. Buy Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak Online & In London UK
    Japanese Wagyu Sirloin, A5, Frozen, 1 x +/-200g
    £58.00
    This sirloin steak will make an incredible meal. A little goes a long way with Japanese wagyu though as it’s very rich. Japanese wagyu is a truly special meat. It is a completely different product to normal beef and even from standard wagyu beef. Unavailable in the UK until 2015, Japanese wag...
  12. Buy Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak Online & In London UK
    Japanese Wagyu Sirloin A5,10-11, Frozen, 2x150g+/-
    £92.00
    This sirloin steak will make an incredible meal. A little goes a long way with Japanese wagyu though as it’s very rich, so these two steaks are enough for a couple of very special guests.    Japanese wagyu is a truly special meat. It is a completely different product to normal beef ...
  13. Buy Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak Online & In London UK
    Japanese Wagyu Sirloin A5, 10-11, Frozen, +/-150g
    £49.95
    This sirloin steak will make an incredible meal. A little goes a long way with Japanese wagyu though as it’s very rich, so one steak is enough for you and someone lucky enough to share with you. Japanese wagyu is a truly special meat. It is a completely different product to normal beef and ev...
  14. Wagyu Ribeye, BMS 6-7, Frozen, 4 x 250g
    Wagyu Ribeye, BMS 6-7, Frozen, 4 x 250g
    Special Price £152.00 Regular Price £167.20
    Wagyu is the best steak currently on the market, thanks to its rich and even marbling of fat. During cooking the fat melts into the surrounding meat for the type of layered, succulent flavour that you just don't get with ordinary steaks. Take this amazing opportunity to invite three friends round an...
  15. Wagyu Ribeye, BMS 4-5, Frozen, 4 x 250g
    Wagyu Ribeye, BMS 4-5, Frozen, 4 x 250g
    Special Price £90.00 Regular Price £100.00
    This succulent, full-flavoured wagyu beef has a rich marbling of fat running throughout the meat, which melts when you cook it releasing the most amazing flavour and creating a sublimely tender mouthful. These Kobe-style wagyu steaks are second to none and really will blow your taste buds away. But ...
  16. Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak, Frozen, +/-400g
    Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak, Frozen, +/-400g
    From £35.00
    These incredible 400g wagyu sirloin steaks are as good as it gets. Big and rich enough to feed two people, these massive steaks will have you talking for quite a while. Wagyu beef has very high marbling content within the meat thanks to a rigid diet of grain and cereal; the flavour and texture is un...
  17. Wagyu Beef Sirloin, Frozen, 4 x 250g
    Wagyu Beef Sirloin, Frozen, 4 x 250g
    From £85.00
    Wagyu sirloin has a very heavy natural marbling, much more so than the fillet. The texture and flavour is quite extraordinary. Direct from Australia, we source our Kobe-style wagyu from the best producers in the world. Here is your chance to savor these wagyu steaks at exclusively discounted rates..
  18. Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak, Frozen, 400g
    Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak, Frozen, 400g
    From £38.00
    These massive wagyu steaks have been cut specially for a handful of our customers who love our wagyu so much that they wanted some thicker steaks. Our Kobe-style wagyu beef comes from Chile and really is without doubt, one of the best and more highly prized meat in the world. These steaks are rich i...
  19. Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak, Frozen, 2 x 250g
    Wagyu Beef Sirloin Steak, Frozen, 2 x 250g
    From £45.00
    This is an exceptional cut of beef. The flavour is truly outstanding and a great choice for those who are unfamiliar with wagyu. Due to this high marble content, when the steak cooks all the flavour from the fat is imparted into the meat, which then becomes as soft as butter. This really is the most...
  20. Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak, Frozen, 250g x 2
    Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak, Frozen, 250g x 2
    From £49.95
    Wagyu beef is second to none and here at Fine Food Specialist we supply an excellent range of wagyu steaks and different grades or 'marble scores' of each steak. We are now selling marble scores 4-5, 8-9 and 10+ which is the highest grade available in the UK. Our Kobe-style wagyu is sourced from Chi...
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Lauded as the best beef money can buy, wagyu holds top spot for many on the bucket list of foods to try before you die. What is it that makes wagyu beef stand out from the crowded marketplace of premium beef? In a word: fat. The intricate pattern of intramuscular fat that laces through the meat makes it sensationally tender.

Wagyu is a type of Japanese cattle breed, the word literally meaning Japanese cow. It is revered by chefs and food-lovers and is of such value to the Japanese economy that for many years, exporting wagyu was banned.

Now that the ban has been lifted, we are delighted to be able to offer Japanese wagyu as well as our existing wagyu reared in Chile & Australia including a variety of sumptuous cuts such as wagyu steaks.

A Beef Marble Score (BMS) grading from four to 11 is given to each carcass, determined by the density of muscle fat found between the 12th and 13th ribs. In addition, Japanese wagyu is also assigned a letter from A to C and a number from one to five, with A5 being the highest quality attainable

Wagyu cattle are derived from 2nd century agricultural animals, which were originally chosen for their physical stamina in ploughing rice paddies. The most prized animals were predisposed to generous intramuscular fat deposits giving quick access to a source of energy. In 1944 the term ‘wagyu’ was defined to mean a specific set of four cattle breeds.

These days the rearing of wagyu cattle in Japan is strictly regulated and traceable ancestry is imperative, along with a diet rich in wheat and corn and a long, leisurely lifestyle. The four breeds - Japanese black, brown, shorthorn and polled cattle - are raised in different regions like Miyazaki, Kobe and Matsuzaka.

These regional names then become part of the identity and authentication of the wagyu. Our Japanese wagyu is raised in the Miyazaki region in southern Japan; it is known for its beautiful cherry-red meat and intense marbling giving the meat a slightly sweet and deep flavour.

The fat found in wagyu is predominantly made up of unsaturated fatty acids which are known to have far fewer negative health effects than that found in standard beef.

The melting point of these fats is significantly lower than other meats and sometimes begins to dissolve at room temperature. As the fat melts into the meat during cooking, it imparts a rich savoury, umami flavour. The result is wonderfully tender, dissolving on the tongue.

If you're wondering what is the price for wagyu beef or where you can buy wagyu beef, then search no more. Browse our extensive selection of wagyu beef below, available at various price points, but all of it being extremely high quality.

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