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WELCOME TO THE FISHERY

AT THE HEART OF IT WE ARE AN OYSTER FARM ON MERSEA ISLAND, WHERE WE GROW AND DREDGE OUR OWN NATIVE AND ROCK OYSTERS THAT ARE RENOWNED THE WORLD OVER.

Our oysters grow freely on the riverbed absorbing all the wonderful flavours from the marshes and saltings that run along side the pure waters in Pyefleet creek. Oysters have been grown on our oyster beds for hundreds of years, when Colchester was the capital of Britain the Romans towed nets of oysters back to Rome behind their ships.

The Fishery as it is today has been here on Mersea Island for over 50 years, where we have been constantly innovating and learning about our oysters and oyster beds. This has lead us to develop the Pyefleet Pure oyster, the cleanest and purest oyster of them all.

But it's not just oysters we sell, we work closely with  lobstermen from Essex and Suffolk all the way up to Northumberland to bring you native lobsters during the summer months. We also import only the finest Canadian Lobsters in the winter so you can enjoy delicious and sustainable lobster all year round.

We work hard to source the finest sustainable shellfish from around our own beautiful island and from further afield so when you are looking for the very best shellfish, you know where to come.

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RECIPES

Lobster Thermidor

Lobster Thermidor

If you are making lobster thermidor look no further and make this one!
December 07, 2018 by Katie Bond
Christmas Bloody Mary Seafood Starter

Christmas Bloody Mary Seafood Starter

A special spicy seafood starter perfect for a Christmas starter or part of a buffet and utterly delicious. 
December 07, 2018 by Katie Bond
Spaghetti Molly Malone

Spaghetti Molly Malone

Molly Malone plied her trade as a fishmonger through the streets of Dublin with a folk song written in her name that’s the lasting legacy and the inspiration behind this delicious seafood spaghetti.
September 22, 2018 by Katie Bond

THE FISHERY

Mussels Are Back!

Mussels Are Back!

Our MSC Blue Shell Shetlands Mussels are back in season and back in stock!
September 04, 2018 by Katie Bond
Storing Oysters in Summer

Storing Oysters in Summer

You can enjoy rock oysters all year round. You just have to be careful how to store them when you receive your delivery, especially during these hot summer days.
August 09, 2018 by Katie Bond
The Illusive Native Lobster

The Illusive Native Lobster

I am sure you are wondering why we don't have any native lobsters in stock at the moment, given that it's summer and they are in season. It's down to one thing; the weather.
July 10, 2018 by Katie Bond

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