For the love of crab

For the love of crab

Crab season has begun! When fresh crab is landed at Brixham you can now enjoy it in our restaurants (on our daily landings section) and from Wednesday 15th June at home with crab coming to the online fishmonger for next day delivery from the Brixham quay to your door. 

Rockfish dressed crab served with bread and butter and salad on plate at restaurant

For the love of crab

"I have eaten crab all over the world and have come to the conclusion that the waters of the South Coast of England are home to the best brown crab in the World. The deep, fast flowing water off the English Channel is a rich source of food and the rocky coastline a perfect habitat.

The best way to enjoy crab is to keep it simple, freshly boiled in salty water and left to cool to room temperature. Take some time to open it and pick the white meat from the claws, legs and body, scoop out the rich brown meat and prepare fresh bread, some malt vinegar, white pepper and mayonnaise. Season the crab with pepper, sprinkle with vinegar then heap it onto the bread with the mayo, it just can’t be beaten.

The season has now started so it’s time to enjoy this wonderful very British crustacea and be proud that it is, for the sure, the best in the world."




Enjoy crab in our restaurants

Every time you visit one of our restaurants, the team will mark up your tablecloth with today’s landings of fresh seasonal seafood. With crab season underway that means you may be lucky enough to choose a whole hand-picked crab from the list, served with mayonnaise and brown bread. We’ve done all the hard work for you so you can just tuck in.


Enjoy crab at home

Fresh crab meat and whole dressed crabs are now on sale every Wednesday and Thursday from 15th June. We also have hand-made crab dishes available all week including fresh potted crab which makes the perfect lunch or starter heaped onto toasted sourdough. For all the flavours of a street food classic try our Singapore chilli crab butter, fabulous melted and spooned over your favourite fish.



Crab recipes to try 

Explore our online cookery section for Mitch's favourite recipes including:

Fresh crab with tzatziki & tomato

Crab slaw

Rockfish crab roll