walter purkis fishmonger

Purkis family shop – Walthamstow 1908.

A long tradition in fishmongering

mackerel with mustard sauce

The Freshest Fish

Daily from Billingsgate Market,
Cornwall, Devon, Grimsby,
Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and
many other fishing ports around
The UK.

Latest from Fishmonger Blog

  • bbq ready salmon steak

BBQ Salmon Steak Grilling Tips

Salmon steak is ideal for the BBQ  with its firm texture that holds together well, and it cooks quickly while picking up those delicious smokey flavours from the charcoal.

  • turbot recipe with sparkling wine will be just right for this prime specimen on our counter

Luxurious Turbot Recipe

This turbot recipe pairs the fantastic fish with a luxurious champagne (or sparkling wine) sauce, a fitting combination.

Google Reviews

David DoyleDavid Doyle
23:16 03 May 24
This is by far the best place in London for buying fresh fish the dover sole and king scallops and halibut are amazing i got from here last Saturday... I will be back for moreread more
14:01 29 Dec 23
Great outlet, fantastic staff, fantastic fish. Well worth a visit.
grace mackgrace mack
12:55 19 Oct 23
Most yummy smoked salmon. Could not recommend it more. Gone in 1 minute
Manuel PerazzoliManuel Perazzoli
14:52 21 Jul 23
5 stars for the quality of their fish. 3 stars for their opening times. Impossible to get there in time if you have a job.
Nana NgNana Ng
18:49 26 May 23
Crab is delicious. octopus salad mixed with vegetable salad. Hope can buy sea urchin next time.
Laura MonkLaura Monk
07:24 14 Apr 23
Great fish, shellfish here. Excellent staff that help with your choices.
Natty BNatty B
16:30 02 Dec 22
Have been shopping here for 20 plus years ....great fish shop .... lovely staff ....younger generation now taking over they are taught... me how to open my oysters today ...thank you so much ....opened my first ones this is so fresh .... support small get better service ...better product....and you get a history of knowledge....thank you guys xread more
Zelia vitorinoZelia vitorino
19:56 28 Oct 21
Amazing great fish, a lot of choices, staff always attentive and arrange fish perfectly. price is a bit high but I think you pay for what you get,... and here is good. The other shop is the same more
Hubert D'SouzaHubert D'Souza
18:44 19 Oct 21
The selection off fresh fish yes worth every penny keep up the good work guys clean an gut ur fish just brilliant thanks
17:31 23 Aug 21
The best salmon and cod you can put on your pan or in an oven. Fresh, tender, tasty.
Wendy BoastWendy Boast
09:06 14 Aug 21
Excellent quality and selection
00:31 21 May 21
Excellent selection of very fresh fish. Well priced. Helpful staff. A very good fishmongers.
Rebecca StapletonRebecca Stapleton
19:30 17 Apr 21
Lovely quality fish, reasonable prices, excellent helpful staff
ann waxann wax
17:42 20 Mar 21
Excellent fresh fish. Fantastic selection. This popular local Muswell Hill shop has been here for years and deservedly has a marvellous reputation.
Alon BaderAlon Bader
09:36 08 Mar 21
Very very fresh fish! A bit pricey but always can find good fish for mid range prices...
Ana BellverAna Bellver
19:23 21 Dec 20
Experienced fishmongers that provide excellent service and produce.
13:26 05 Dec 20
Friendly staff providing great fresh produce
Jake PollowJake Pollow
14:24 17 Nov 20
Always fresh seafood. use them always when in Muswell hill
Raja Singh BawaRaja Singh Bawa
00:42 11 Sep 20
Salmon was amazing however slightly disappointed when i got home the scales were not fully removed when I had requested this.
Lewis FLewis F
15:34 17 Feb 20
Fantasticly fresh fish!!
Eugene LyushenkoEugene Lyushenko
21:00 24 Dec 19
Always fresh seafood and lovely staff. My #1 place for prawns, fish, and scallops 😋
21:21 14 Dec 19
Fresh cod ❤ best I've had in agesss
Kay ThomsonKay Thomson
11:41 22 Nov 19
The best of the best fishmongers. They have their own smoker for smoked haddock. Mr Purkis showed it to me. Amazing. Best choice of all kinds of fish.
Paul ShanleyPaul Shanley
17:24 29 Jul 19
Best fishmonger in London. Very friendly and knowledgeable service. Great quality fish and a lovely range. I wouldn't buy fish from anywhere else.
Harry WaltonHarry Walton
14:01 02 Jul 19
You won't want to buy supermarket fish again once you've tried Walter Purkis. Totally delicious and fresh

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