Ben’s Fish is situated in the prime fishing location of East Mersea, within a stone’s throw of the Blackwater Estuary, and just over 9 miles south of Colchester town centre.
West Mersea has long been established as a haven for fine fish, shellfish & crustaceans, the Mersea Island native oysters being renowned as among the very best oysters in the UK. Ben’s Fish is by no means an exception to this rule, having built up a trusted reputation for providing the highest quality fish & seafood to businesses and top restaurants, both in London and locally.
With over two decades of experience as an inshore fisherman, Ben knows exactly what he is looking for when it comes to fresh, seasonal, high quality fish. This hands on experience has also helped build solid relationships with local fisherman, farmers and growers in and around the East Coast.
From originally supplying top London restaurants with his daily catch, to building and running a thriving business, Ben has never compromised on his passion and high standards for sourcing premium, local, seasonal fresh fish.
From glistening, plump line caught bass to rope grown juicy mussels, perfectly sweet cockles and clams to prized meaty halibut and monkfish, fresh wild sea trout to succulent local lobster, the simple sublime flavours of first-rate, freshly caught fish and seafood cannot be beaten.
Ben is an advocate of sustainable and safe fishing practices to ensure our natural fish resources are not depleted or sea beds damaged; an important factor to carefully consider when sourcing your fish. You can be assured of full traceability, minimum food miles, seasonality and of course the highest quality fresh fish, shellfish & crustaceans from Ben’s Fish.
Superb local seasonal fish, shellfish & crustaceans are caught daily to provide top London and local restaurants with wholesale premium quality fresh seafood. From plump line caught bass to famed native oysters, perfectly sweet cockles and clams to the prized meaty halibut and monkfish, the simple sublime flavours of first-rate, freshly caught fish and seafood cannot be beaten. You can be assured of full traceability, minimum food miles, seasonality and of course the highest quality fresh fish, shellfish & crustaceans from Ben’s Fish.