Best Shellfish

Walter Purkis has always made a specialty of sourcing the best shellfish available and to that end both shops have day supplies coming in from Billingsgate Market, Cornwall, Devon, Grimsby, Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and many other fishing ports around Great Britain. Look out for our  freshly boiled lobsters and crabs

There is also a twice weekly delivery from Europe with some of the more exotic shellfish.

Typical Shellfish Selection

Best Greenland Prawns (in shell)
Peeled Greenland Prawns (in a mild brine)
Squat Lobster Tails (Cray Fish)
Prawns in pastry
Fresh Cray Fish
Fresh Mediteranien Prawns (uncooked)
Fresh Raw Tiger Prawns
Mediteranien Prawns whole or peeled (Frozen)
Uncooked Tiger Prawns whole or peeled (Frozen)
Fresh Langustines (raw or cooked)
Brown Shrimps
Live Mussels
Cooked Mussels
Live Clams
King Scallops (fresh or frozen)
Queen Scallops (fresh or frozen)
Crabs (live or boiled)
Dressed Crab
Crab Meat (white)
Lobsters (live or boiled)
Crab Flavoured Ocean Sticks
Jellied Eels
New Zealend Mussels
Seafood Salad (in oil )

Latest blog posts for shellfish

  • tasty prawn frittata with chorizo

Prawn Frittata With Chorizo

January 10th, 2018|Comments Off on 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.

  • Christmas shopping hours

Christmas Shopping Hours

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 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

December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.