The Fish Shop Camberley

Looking forward to another fabulously fish filled week…

The weather may be very challenging, with gale force winds and stormy seas, but our fishermen are out there doing what they do best – bringing us the most beautiful British seafood, every day

The quality of fish throughout the Autumn is spectacular with lots of variety giving us so much to choose from. Flatties are great at the moment – plump plaice and lemons, dovers, brill, turbot, megs and witch and we’re even seeing the odd dab. So many of our customers are now working their way through all the different species on offer. As a fishmonger this is one of the most rewarding things about the job, getting people to try something new, knowing they will absolutely love it

Native lobsters are still around, and still at a very reasonable price. This won’t last forever and we’ll start to see less and less over the next few months, with super high prices heading into the festive season. So if you feel like a real treat its a good idea to fill your boots now, then hold back until we get back to Lobster season for summer 2016. All our lobsters come in live and we cook, split and prepare them for you so they are very easy. And our Lobster Thermidor are also proving to be a big hit, all prepared and ready to pop under the grill

Hope to see you soon, and remember, if you’re looking for something in particular its always a good idea to give us a call and order it. We do tend to sell out pretty early, especially at weekends


Ajax Hake Plaice Oysters Squid

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Early Closing on Thursday 10th September…

We’ll be closing a little early on Thursday 10th September, at 4:45pm rather than our usual 7pm as we’re all off to Foxhills for the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards Dinner

We’re very proud to be one of the three finalists in Best Newcomer for 2015, and we’re taking the whole team to the black tie event. It starts at 6:30pm, and as we’ll all be pretty fishy, we need a wee bit of time to scrub up and de-scale before heading off for the champagne reception.

Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us, it was purely down to customer nominations and the judge told us we received some really fabulous comments – thank you, thank you, thank you xxxx

Surrey Life Food Awards

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Gearing up for the Bank Holiday

We’re very excited to be heading down to Newlyn this Bank Holiday weekend to support Newlyn Fish Festival and help to raise funds for our favourite charity The Fishermen’s Mission

Thank to everyone who’s visited us, it’s been a really busy August, and we’ve seen record numbers of customers.  As ever, the quality of the fish has been outstanding and we have to thank our fabulous suppliers for looking after us so well.

There’s been a huge variety available – Cornish sardines are finally in season, just in time for those last few barbecues, and they are exceptionally plump and sparkly. The John Dory have been flying off the slab, and it seems that you just can’t get enough of our spectacular #AJAX Hake

We’ve another month or so of great quality (and reasonably priced) crabs and lobsters, and we’re seeing a lot of huge ray wings and super-chunky place and lemon sole.  Plenty to chose from and only a couple more weeks till those pesky mussels are back on sale…

We hope to see you as we head into the weekend, and please make sure you place orders (01276 66618) if there’s something specific you need – we don’t like to disappoint, but I’m pretty confident that it will be another sell out Saturday

Sue x


Ajax Hake Halibut Multideck Oysters Plaice Sashimi Tuna Shellfish Swordfish Whole cod Wild Prawns

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We’re celebrating our first 6 months!

This week, we’re celebrating our first 6 months in The Fish Shop! We opened our doors on 4th December last year – how time flies when you’re having fun!

We’ve had the most amazing journey and as we’ve said many times, it’s all down to our fabulous customers who make our job so easy and make every day special

It’s a great time of year for seafood, and we’ve got some stunning fish coming up from our wonderful friends in Newlyn to kick of this very special week.

We’ve also got a real treat in store for you! As a genuine ‘Thank you’ to all our fabulous customers we’re running a very special offer on our British lobsters. The season is just coming into full swing now, and with the support of our lobster men, we’re bringing lots of live lobsters up from the South West. They’ll be available all week (while stocks last) – live, boiled or split and dressed – for £10 each! Don’t ever say we’re not good to you xxx

Scallops - diver lobster Live crabs Hake Steaks Gurnard Codling Clams on counter



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Now open until 7pm EVERY Thursday!

Shellfish counterWe know how much you’re enjoying shopping at The Fish Shop, so we thought we’d open a bit later one day a week, for those of you who struggle to get to us before 5:30pm…

We’re now well into our 4th month and have just enjoyed our busiest week ever.  It’s been fabulous, serving all our loyal fish fans as well as seeing many new customers visiting us for the first time.

Lots of you are saying that you’d like to be able to pop in mid week after work, so starting from 30th April, we will be staying open until 7pm every Thursday. We’ll make sure we have a great selection available for you, and the fish will be the same superb quality, so can be kept refrigerated and used on Friday or Saturday, if needed.

You can also give us a call on 01276 66618 and place an order for collection – that way you know for sure we’ll have what you want.

Looking forward to seeing you!



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Summer has arrived at The Fish Shop

What a fantastic week, it really felt like the middle of summer  for a few days, and our customers certainly celebrated in style by breaking out the barbecues! And the good weather looks like it’s here to stay, at least for the rest of this week…

We took some of the hard work out of fish preparation and had ready prepared mackerel, salmon and king prawn skewers as well as the extremely popular sweet chilli salmon on our counter just in time for the sunshine.

Its also TURBOT TIME! The Cornish Turbot season is now in full swing – the quality is superb and our counter was heaving with these beauties (at least until we sold out at about 11am!) The season should continue for another few weeks, so don’t miss out and try one while they are at their absolute best

Looking forward to seeing you soon, Sue xx

Stuffed mackerel
Mackerel with Rosemary, Thyme, Garlic & Lemon
Sweet Chilli
Sticky Sweet Chilli Salmon Fillets
Turbot 1
Fabulous Cornish Turbot – the season has just started and they are truly superb!
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Seafood Platters are becoming hugely popular. Every one is bespoke and made on the morning of collection.
Shellfish counter
Our shellfish counter, heaving with delicious seafood







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Heading towards the fishiest of all #FishFridays…

Easter is almost here, and the long standing tradition of eating fish on Good Friday means that we are expecting to be even more busy than normal this week.

We’ll have our usual stunning fish delivered directly from our friends in Newlyn, Cornwall as well as shellfish from Devon and the more exotic species like our Sashimi grade Yellow Fin Tuna and beautiful, meaty Swordfish Loins

You don’t have to get up at silly o’clock to make sure you get what you want – give us a call on 01276 66618 and we’ll put your order away, so you won’t be disappointed

Clams on counter Codling Gurnard Hake Steaks Mackerel tails John Dory Live crabs lobster Mackerel Scallops - diver Scallops and king prawns Shellfish cooked Skate JD Display Squid Turbot Swordfish




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New dates have now been released!

Our fish and shellfish workshops are proving to be very popular and we’ve just released some additional dates…

Friday 15th May              Fish                       £ 60 per person  – FULL

Friday 26th June             Shellfish              £75 per person

Friday 10th July              Fish                        £60  – FULL

If you would like to book on a workshop, or want to know a bit more, please complete the contact form below and we’ll get back to you!



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Tuesday’s fish has been ordered and is on its way!

nhblog20141020-11Today’s auction at Newlyn Market saw some stunning fish

and it’s heading up to The Fish Shop right now

Best of the best includes fabulous Cornish Cod, Pollack, Herrings, Mackerel, Lemons, Monk, Squid, Wild Bass and a brace of Turbot

We’re really looking forward to getting our hands on that first thing in the morning

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Fish Preparation Workshop

Fish filleting workshops
Learn to fillet a fish

HURRY, HURRY! – Sorry all gone for this one!

We now have two places available for our fish preparation workshop next Friday 23rd January.

It will be a great evening and you get to take home all the fabulous fish you prepare on the night.  Find further details of this workshop and the first Shellfish preparation workshop on February 13th on our workshops page.

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26 thoughts on “The Fish Shop Camberley”

  1. As I said when I phoned up earlier, the large fillet of cod we bought from you was sensational, even though I had frozen it, it was still delicious with great texture.

    1. Hi Andy, we’re so pleased you enjoyed your cod, and appreciate your lovely comments. It was Cornish fish, supplied directly from Newlyn fish market and we’re so proud to have such a fresh, delicious product on our slab x

  2. Sue, Duncan and Jasmine came to the Camberley WI along with their fish and gave a fantastic talk and demonstration on how to fillet fish. Sue also told us about all the fish and where it comes from and about herself and family. I now know why it is called “Passionate about fish”.

    1. Hi Jackie, thanks for the lovely comments, we really enjoyed the evening! It was great to see so many of our customers and have the opportunity to explain what we’re all about x

  3. Just wanted to say how helpful Sue is. We are having a Seafood party on Saturday ,some great advice given and a very friendly service. Thank you

    1. Thanks Claire! That’s lovely of you. Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday. We’ll have everything ready for you x

  4. Have just added hake to the list of fresh fish bought from you. Wow!!! Will probably never eat fish out again ! The fish we have had from you has been exceptional . Thank you

    1. Hi Julia, thanks so much for the lovely comments! Our hake was caught by Alan & crew on the Ajax, out of Newlyn and is hugely popular. It’s such a delicious fish, and the quality of Alan’s catch is always exceptional. If you tweet at all, he’s @Ajax_Hake and does enjoy seeing the finished results!!

  5. hi sue i came in today for some tuna and fish pie mix. i asked about fish stock, will you have some on Saturday if so can you put one a side for me i’ll be in Saturday afternoon. many thanks

  6. Thanks for the wonderful salmon we bought from you yesterday. Had friends over for a dinner party last night. It was delicious (and not just because of my cooking…). We think what you have is a real gem, and just down the road. We will certainly be buying all our seafood from you in the future.

    1. Hi Daryl, we’re really delighted that you’re salmon was a success! Thanks for your lovely comments, and we look forward to seeing you again soon x

  7. We live down the road from your shop and have passed it several times with out coming in. On Saturday we decided it was time to have a look. I love shellfish and Tina is a lover of Italian food and a great cook (although a vegetarian she prepares and cooks meat and fish for me).She had promised me a pasta clam dish, one of my favourites.
    What an absolute gem your shop is! Friendly and knowledgable staff who obviously care about the products they sell and the customers they sell them to. We bought fresh clams and some pasta! We both love to cook although my skill level is poorer than Tina’s so we have signed up to one of your fish course in May. We can’t wait.
    I had a fantastic clam dish (thanks Tina) last night.
    Your shop is a revalation
    Thank you

    1. Hi Stuart, thanks so much for your lovely comments, we’re so pleased you enjoyed your visit. The clams are fabulous, Jasmine cooked some for us last week, and the’re back on the menu for Wednesday night. Sorry, I didn’t get the chance to speak to you when you came in, I was aware of the fish workshop conversation, but was tied up with other customers – looking forward to welcoming you to the art of fishmongery in May :)

  8. Had fresh scallops in their shells bought yesterday. The most amazing flavour. Easy to cookBest thing we have eaten for months Great store very friendly and helpful. We are so excited to find you on the doorstep

    1. Hi Faie, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your comments, we’re delighted you were happy with your scallops. We had some last weekend too, I just couldn’t resist them, and have to agree, they were pretty special! Hope to see you again soon, Sue x

  9. Hi there, great to have you back. I used to be a regular when you had your first shop in Camberley and also when you moved sadly, too briefly to your last one there.
    I have been buying my fish online from Cornwall!! Not very economic when you are a single pensioner living alone!
    I have yet to visit your Frimly Road establishment but as I live only half a mile away it won’t be long.
    Does one park on the pavement (I have a blue badge) as walking any distance is not my strong suit?
    Also can I pre-order online, I didn’t see anything on your website, or do I ring on the day to see what is available?
    I am particularly keen to get hold of A:Winkles and B: Huss/dog fish/Rock salmon. I have only managed to get the latter at the Mariners in Basingstoke Covered in batter) I believe there is or was an embargo on it.
    Excuse the diatribe its just great to herald your return. Here’s hoping you have sufficient customers to support you this time.
    Kind regards,
    Mr David Rowe.

    1. Hi David, thanks for getting in touch and we’re delighted to be back! Camberley certainly seems to have missed a fishmonger and we are extremely busy, which is fabulous…

      You are more than welcome to park at the side of the shop. You’ll notice a wide driveway on the right hand side, as you’re looking in, and we own that, so please feel free to pop your car there whenever you are visiting. There is a bit of a pothole by the wall on the right, so just mind your footing!

      We don’t put the rage on our website as it changes every day with prices and availability, we do get a wide range of species, and our focus is on premium quality, fresh, seasonal fish which we mainly source from Newlyn in Cornwall. You’re very welcome to call either in the morning, or around 11am the day before as I will know what I have managed to get from Newlyn fish market by then. It is purchased on the market and then delivered overnight, arriving in the shop at around 4am.

      We usually have winkles. I buy them live and cook them in the shop. We also carry a stock of ones we have cooked and frozen, to make sure we have them available. I also do get dogfish from time to time, but only when the quality is exceptional.

      Pease let me know if I can be of further assistance. Our phone number is 01276 66618 if you want to give me a call,

      Kindest regards


    1. Hello, thanks for getting in touch and I’m so sorry for the delay in responding, I’ve been having ‘admin troubles’!

      Yes, we sell whole crab. We get them delivered live and cook them in the shop. We also stock brown shrimps – at the moment we only sell peeled, but we can also get them whole. You can always call up and place an order, I just need a few day’s notice. And… we always have cockles, they’re one of our most popular products. If you need any further info, please give me a call on 01276 66618

      Kind regards


    1. Hello,

      Hi Keith,

      Thanks for your message and so sorry for the delay in responding to your message. The website is new and improved and I’ve had a bit of an admin nightmare, so this has slipped through the net. Totally my fault, but I think I’ve got to grips with it now.

      Yes we do sell Arbroath Smokies, we have them most days but do occasionally run out – its a good idea to give us a call a day or so before you want them to make sure we’re not waiting for another delivery. We get them directly from Iain Spinks at The Original Smokie Company and they are really delicious – the smell is like bonfire night! They cost £14.95kg and the weights vary, but the ones we have at the moment work out at roughly £6 a pair

      Kind regards


  10. Do you sell red mullet and Tilappia ? I know the latter is farmed in this country but not certain about the Red Mullet. Would love to come and buy both.

    1. Hi Maralyn. We do sell red mulletwhenever it’s available and we’ve actually got some coming in tomorrow, fresh from Newlyn, Cornwall. We don’t sell tilapia as we mainly focus on wild capture British species with a few premium exceptions like tuna and long prawns, Sue

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