Tag:shop=butcher

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Butcher shop in Valencia.jpg
Description
A shop selling meat or meat products. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Butcher.svg
Group: Shops
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: de facto

A butcher is a shop primarily selling meat or meat products. The shop may offer other farm produce/groceries or general convenience store items, but primarily sells meat.

A butcher sells meats that are "cold", prepared or unprepared, in contrast to a restaurant or a fast food restaurant that sells "hot" food. The shop may also offer halal or kosher meat.

Use of this tag for an abattoir or for a farm/livestock handling center sometimes happens, however, this is incorrect. Use industrial=slaughterhouse instead.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline.

Add the tags shop=butcher and name=*.

Tags used in combination

Primary meat type

To indicate a particular type of meat served exclusively, or as their primary specialty, a butcher=* tag may be used. Note: Pork butchers may be known by the French word charcuterie. Likewise, poultry (chicken) butchers may be called volatile.

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