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

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Prawn Cocktail With Marie Rose Sauce

April 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Prawn Cocktail With Marie Rose Sauce

Prawn cocktail with marie rose sauce is a retro classic, much maligned over the years it also brings back fond memories for many of us and can be a really excellent dish.

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How To Cook Oysters Au Gratin

March 26th, 2019|Comments Off on How To Cook Oysters Au Gratin

This recipe will show you how to cook oysters au gratin. Its quick and easy to prepare and cook. The addition of cheese and bacon is delicious.

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Mussel Recipe With Garlic And Pasta

February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Mussel Recipe With Garlic And Pasta

This is a delicious mussel recipe that is very quick to cook and prepare. These tasty shellfish have plump, juicy flesh and a sweet taste of the sea. They make a great combination with the garlic and pasta for a great family meal or sharing with friends.