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Smoked Fish

London's oldest working smokehouse is part of our Crouch End Shop. Smoked Haddock, Smoked Mackerel, Smoked Salmon, Kippers and Eel. Available in our shops. Real local food.

Our Local North London Fishmonger Shops

Crouch End Fish Shop

Walter Purkis Crouch End Fishmonger

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Muswell Hill Fish Shop

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Latest from Fishmonger Blog

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Grilled Tuna With Wasabi Pickled Cucumber

Grilled Tuna is a real meaty treat that is full of flavour. It pairs really well with the Asian flavours from the wasabi pickled cucumber and salad

  • hake en papilotte

Hake En Papilotte Recipe

This Hake En Papilotte Recipe is a great way to prepare this delicious fish. It is a very quick and easy to cook but looks good on the plate for entertaining friends

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Love London 2018 Awards

Its time to get voting in the Love London 2018 Awards. If you have a moment we would love you to click and tick for us. Both shops have the freshest fish so its got be a matter of local pride.

  • Cod with pesto crust

Cod With Pesto Crust

This Cod with pesto crust recipe is a tasty and quick dish that delivers a meal full of flavour. The pesto gives the meal a tasty Italian twist.

  • spicy oyster recipe

Spicy Oyster Recipe

This Spicy Oyster Recipe is very tasty and very very quick to cook. It's a simple twist on classic oysters that you can prepare in 5 mins but will look very impressive when you serve it to the table.

  • What could be better for a luxurious romantic treat with your partner than a Lobster For Valentines Day?
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Lobster For Valentines Day

What could be better for a luxurious romantic treat with your partner than a Lobster for Valentines Day? Walter Purkis has always made a speciality of sourcing the very best shellfish available.

  • Oysters for romance

Oysters For Romance

February the 14th is time for a romantic Valentine’s day meal. Traditionally know as an aphrodisiac oysters are without a doubt the sexy feature on any valentines day menu.

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Fish For Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2018 starts on Friday, February 16. These celebrations also known as the spring festival continue for two weeks. It is a time for having a splendid meal with family and friends and we have a great selection of Lobsters and fresh fish for Chinese New Year feasting.

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Caviar For Valentines Day

Valentines day is a time where we want to share something special with our partners. For a real luxury treat one of these Caviar pots will really hit the spot.