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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.

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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

  • Cod and Lentils

One Pot Cod And Lentils

This tasty cod and lentils recipe is perfect for some healthy fast food. This dish will take about 30 minutes from start to finish its bound to become your mid-week favourite. It’s also a one-pan dish so there’s hardly any washing up. 

  • tasty prawn frittata with chorizo

Prawn Frittata With Chorizo

Try this recipe for a prawn frittata it very easy to do and extremely tasty. Its a versatile dish that is just as good eaten hot or cold. It will work well for lunchtime or a lighter supper.

  • Thai Style Sea Bass is a Light And Healthy Fish dish

Light And Healthy Fish Dishes

After the eating and drinking that we all enjoy over the Christmas and New Year festivities January is is a time when we all want to have some lighter dish with less calories on our menu. High in protein and low in calories light and healthy fish meals are a great choice.

  • christmas smoked salmon

Christmas Smoked Salmon

A delicious luxury, Smoked Salmon is perfect for Christmas. It makes an ideal starter before the main meal but can also be a very versatile ingredient to have in the fridge.

  • Christmas shopping hours

Christmas Shopping Hours

To avoid disappointment please come into the shop early with your Christmas orders. You can check our Christmas shopping hours here.

  • Baked scallops

Baked Scallops Recipe

Baked scallops are a superb starter in or out of the shell, scallop meat has a sweet, delicate flavour, and requires minimal cooking – the simpler the better.

  • roast gurnard

Roast Gurnard Recipe

Try this roast gurnard recipe for a tasty change. These fish have become increasing popular in recent times after being championed by celebrity chefs such as Rick Stein you can find them on the menu in the best restaurants

  • clam stew with polenta

Clam Stew And Polenta Recipe

Clams are not only very tasty they are also extremely easy to cook. The shellfish are paired here with with some smooth polenta for a warming and comforting dish.

  • chilli cured salmon

Chilli Cured Salmon

This chilli cured salmon recipe comes from Nathan Outlaw. Salmon is an excellent fish to cure, as its oiliness and texture are perfectly suited to the technique and it makes the most of the  delicious fresh salmon we have in the shop.