A Tradition in Fishmongering

The Freshest Fish

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

  • paella ready to serve

Paella Recipe

Paella is a classic Spanish dish with many "authentic" versions Try this recipe as it is easy to customise to your own preferences, what's in shop or in your fridge

  • crab noodle salad

Crab Noodle Salad with Black Sesame Seed Dressing

This crab noodle salad is a very easy recipe to make that will produce a delicious, good looking dish. Lovely fresh flavours that work really well together with the sweet crab

Shop Times – May Bank Holiday Weekend

We have different opening times over the May bank holiday weekend. (There is no fresh fish in the markets until the boats return on Wednesday.) Enjoy the Bank Holiday break

  • bottarga packs

Grey Mullet Bottarga

Have you tried Bottarga? It is the Italian name for a delicacy of salted, cured fish roe. Sometimes called Mediterranean caviar, Boutargue or Bottarga is usually sliced thinly or grated when served. 

  • roasted monkfish

Roasted Monkfish With Beans And Pancetta

This roasted monkfish recipe pairs the  meaty sweetness of monkfish with the salty pork for a very tasty meal.

  • seabass ceviche

Seabass Ceviche Recipe

This seabass ceviche recipe will put a lot of tasty spring freshness on you plate. Find out how to make it making you own super tasty tigers milk

  • smoked haddock macaroni

Smoked Haddock Macaroni With Cauliflower

This smoked haddock macaroni will make a really tasty supper. Its very quick and easy to prepare and the cheesy sauce will make sure its a hit with all the family.

  • seared scallops

Seared Scallops With Wilted Greens And Orso

Seared scallops are super quick to cook and really delicious. Paired up with the greens and orso pasta this recipe delivers a really satisfying meal.

  • Easter 2018 shop hours

Opening Times Easter 2018

These are our opening times for Easter 2018. Its not just about the fish we have a selection of tasty eggs that will be perfect over the Easter holiday period.