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

  • curry crab tart

Curry Crab Tart

August 17th, 2017|Comments Off on 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

  • prawn and lobster salad

Prawn And Lobster Salad

July 4th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

  • crab linguine

Crab Linguine Recipe

June 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Crab Linguine Recipe

Crab linguine is a deceptively simple pasta dish with a delicious sauce that has the classic pairing of the crab flavours with some chilli zing and aniseed sweetness of the tarragon.