A Tradition in Fishmongering

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Daily from Billingsgate Market, Cornwall, Devon, Grimsby, Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and many other fishing ports around Great Britain.

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

Walter Purkis Muswell Hill Fishmonger

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Latest from Fishmonger Blog

  • curry crab tart

Curry Crab Tart

This lightly curried crab tart recipe is a delicious lunch or starter. It is very good eaten cold for picnics. It is quick and easy to prepare and cook

  • smoked haddock cheese sauce

Smoked Haddock Cheese Sauce Toasties

For a quick and easy dish for a delicious supper try some of our local Crouch End fish for a smoked haddock cheese sauce toastie treat.

  • Slow Food Awards 2017

London Slow Food Awards 2017

Slow Food Awards are back. You can vote for several different categories on the same page so please take a moment to support Crouch End food retailers

  • salt cod

Salt Cod

We are stocking a new range of salt cod. Sourced from Thule Ventus who prepared the cod by hand, using only the freshest, top-quality fish caught from around the Shetland Islands.

  • cod burgers

Cod Burgers

Try these tasty cod burgers they are very tasty and very quick to cook. The recipe will work well under the grill in the pan or on your BBQ.

  • baked sea bream

Baked Sea Bream with Potatoes

This delicious baked sea bream recipe is from the "Veneto" cookbook which is a collection of recipes with their roots in the countryside around Venice and many associated with the authors family and grand parents.

  • prawn and lobster salad

Prawn And Lobster Salad

Try this refreshing prawn and lobster salad recipe. The salsa has some sharp, strong flavours that pair beautifully with the firm sweet shellfish. This is a real summer perfect treat.

  • john dory recipe

John Dory Recipe with Herb and Tomato Butter

John Dory is a very tasty fish with a firm, meaty white flesh producing boneless fillets. This John Dory recipe is easy to make but will deliver a good looking and tasty dish.

  • bbq hake

BBQ Hake Cooking Tips

When the sun is out its time to light up your grill and celebrate the good weather with barbecue. This BBQ hake recipe is very tasty and far more interesting than the usual suspects.