Cornwall’s Finest Fresh Fish Company

At The Cornish Fish Co., we’re the best fish delivery service. We offer the finest fresh seafood selection, straight to your door. But who are we and what makes us your number one choice for fresh fish? Keep reading to find out!

Who are The Cornish Fish Co.?

The Cornish Fish Co. is a family-run business, based in the heart of Looe Harbour. Run by husband and wife duo Sam and Laura Chapman, the passion for fishing runs in the family. Two of Sam’s uncles are fishermen, with one of them still fishing to this day – some of his caught fish might even make its way into your order! Sam started working on the fish quay as a harbour assistant at the age of 18, helping the boats secure their catches. Loving the busy fish quay, Sam decided to start working for a local fish merchant, learning the trade first-hand. From this point, his passion for selling the finest fish grew, caught by local fishermen. 

In 2016, Sam and Laura had the opportunity to take on Nippers Shellfish, which then became The Cornish Fish Co. With an incredible reputation for producing the finest fish and fresh crab meat, The Cornish Fish Co. is expanding quickly. 

What is our process from fishing to delivery?

All of our fish goes through the same process to ensure you only receive the finest quality seafood. Day Boats return to the harbour after a long day at sea, typically landing their catch between 6 pm and 11 pm. The time they return will depend on the tides. We start our day at 5 am, arriving to grade the catch and select the finest fish for our customers. Once we’ve selected the best fish for delivery, our expert filleters begin preparing the fish. To ensure the fish stays as fresh as the day it was caught, it is then vacuum packed. 

The fish is then ready to pack! We aim to fulfil all orders within 24 hours, selecting only the highest quality, fresh seafood for each box. The orders are collected by DPD just 12-16 hours after the fish is caught, arriving at your door the next day! Typically, the seafood you purchase will have been caught less than 36 hours before delivery. If you’re looking for the best fish delivery service, it doesn’t get any better than that! 

What fresh fish do we offer?

Here at The Cornish Fish Co., we offer a range of seafood available to order online. You can check out our whole catalogue in our online shop. From smoked fish to shellfish, we’ve got you covered. 

Order individual fillets of fish, or opt for our ‘Catch of The Day Box’. Select the box you’d like to order, defined by price:

  • £35 – 5 x 300g packs of filleted fish.
  • £45 – 6 x 300g packs of filleted fish. This includes a Prime Species.
  • £55 – 7 x 300g packs of filleted fish. This includes 2 Prime Species.
  • £150 – The Ultimate Fish Lover’s Box. 

Some of the fish you could expect in your Catch of The Day Box include Plaice, Lemon Sole, Gurnard, Red Mullet, Hake, Pollock, Haddock, John Dory, Skate, Monk, Brill, Turbot, Dover sole, Whiting and more! 

Don’t forget, we also sell fresh shellfish – including prawns, king prawns, crab, mussels, lobster, scallops and squid. 

As well as our Catch of The Day Box, you can also try one of our other boxes. These boxes include the ‘BBQ Fish Box’ (perfect for the Summer), the ‘Deluxe Shellfish Hamper’ and, of course, our monthly subscription box, ‘A Taste of Looe’. 

Why are we the best fish delivery company?

As we previously mentioned, we’re the best fish delivery company in the South West. Looe seafood is renowned for its incredible taste across the UK and we’re sure you’ll agree after you’ve tried it. Being caught and delivered within 48 hours, it doesn’t get much fresher than this! 

Not only is it fresh, but we are also committed to supporting sustainable fishing methods. This is why we depend on local fishing boats to supply us with high-quality seafood, maintaining the reputation of Looe Harbour. This also supports local, family-run businesses.

Interested in ordering from The Cornish Fish Co.? Check out our website to find our full range of products and order with the best fish delivery service! If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us by giving us a call on 01503 265566 or visiting our contact page

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