Native Oysters

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World famous native oysters from our specialist suppliers in Colchester
25 x fresh native oysters

Please note you will need an Oyster Knife to open your oysters - buy here

Special delivery £12
Delivered every week on Thursday & Friday - UK mainland only 
Shellfish orders placed up to midnight on Sunday will be delivered the following Thursday
Shellfish orders placed up to midnight on Monday will be delivered the following Friday
In the delivery notes at checkout please advise a ‘leave safe’ location 
The shellfish will arrive in a fully insulated and chilled box 
Please note that orders from different suppliers will be charged individually and arrive separately 

Natives are the truly seasonal oysters that are only available when there is an 'r' in the month eg September through to April. The native oyster has a flat round shell, and the oyster itself is firm and meaty with big earthy flavours.
Dredged or handpicked from the seabed at low tide, the oysters are then purified in tanks at the fishery for at least 42 hours, before being graded by eye and hand, making sure they are in top condition before being gently packed and sent to you.

We recommend that you keep the oysters in the fridge with a damp tea towel or tissue on top. They are best eaten as soon as possible after delivery but should last up to three days if cared for properly. If you select to have an oyster knife, we will send you our favourite wooden-handled oyster knife.