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

  • seared scallops

Seared Scallops With Wilted Greens And Orso

April 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on 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.

  • crab salad recipe

Salmon And Crab Salad Recipe

March 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Salmon And Crab Salad Recipe

This recipe is for a really tasty salmon and crab salad that is packed with spring freshness. The delicate sweetness of the crab meat and the richer flavours of the poached salmon work really well together.

  • spicy oyster recipe

Spicy Oyster Recipe

February 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Spicy Oyster Recipe

This Spicy Oyster Recipe is very tasty and very very quick to cook. It's a simple twist on classic oysters that you can prepare in 5 mins but will look very impressive when you serve it to the table.