What to buy now

The fruits of the ocean change day by day, week by week. Browse below or give us a call and we’ll guide you personally through what to buy now and what to buy next.

 

Fish of the week

Whole Cornish Plaice

Sizes from 350 Grams to 2kg+!

Locally Landed

Versatile and consistant

Plaice have ended spawning now and are plumping up nicely! It is a great time of year to have them on the menu.

Easley identified by their tell tale orange spots, plaice are caught and landed regularly off the north Cornish coast.

Methods of capture include demersal trawl, gill netting and beam trawling. This added with its high levels of stocks make it a sustainable menu offering.

Click the link below to find out what the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide has to say about plaice!! 

 

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Day Boat Cornish John Dory

Unique

Traceable

Available in from 1-3kg!

John Dory is a distinctive looking fish with a beautiful flavour favoured by chefs. Its scientific name Zeus is named after the King of the Greek Gods and rightly so!

It has tell tale black spots on its side that are used to trick its prey.

It is mainly caught in rocky areas using gill nets and is landed regularly in Looe. John dory is partially difficult to catch and dangerous for the fishermen that target them!

There is no minimum catch size however we do not stock juvenile fish under one kilo to help the gene pool develop!

Click the logo below to find John Dory on the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide!!

 

 

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Day Boat Cornish Turbot

Fully Traceable

Mainly landed in Plymouth, Brixham and Newlyn

Available sizes 2/3 Kilo - 3/4 Kilo - 4-6 Kilo and even 6+!

Turbot is now in season and is being landed regularly in Newlyn, Brixham and Plymouth.

Ranging in sizes of 2-8 kilos in size turbot is nick-named ‘The king of the sea’ and prized for it stunning taste and texture by all chefs.

A strong and powerful fish in the sea and on the plate, now is the best time to buy as its current availabilty is lowering the price!

Click the logo below to see what the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide has to say!

 

 

 

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Local Native Lobsters

Fully Traceable

Caught using sustainable methods

Available sizes range from 400g to 1kg Plus!

It’s a perfect time of year to have lobster on the menu!

We have an extremely dedicated team of local fishermen with a wealth of experience when it comes to lobsters.

Ours are caught six miles of the coast of Port Isaac in lobster pots in rocky reef areas.

This is most sustainable method of capture and has little impact on existing marine life.

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“I met Johnny as his first customer in Cornwall.  From that moment, he has not only been the most incredible fish merchant I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with, but also a great friend  and an inspiration.  His knowledge for all things fish and general outlook on life, makes me smile”

Paul Ainsworth, No.6 & Rojano’s in the Square
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