Wild Harbour Shellfish

Native Falmouth Black Queen Scallops

Wild Harbour

Native Falmouth
Black Queen Scallops

Highly prized for their delicate texture and sweet taste, scallops are often considered the exclusive preserve of high-end restaurant menus. 

The queen scallops that grow on the Falmouth oyster beds are a delicacy that are caught as a by catch of the Fal oyster fishery. A traditional fishery that is restricted to sail and oar power and thus is extremely sustainable. Falmouth Queen scallops have been appreciated by local oyster men for generations. 

FLAVOUR: Medium | TEXTURE: Soft | IN SEASON: Apr-Sep


Black Queen Scallops Information

Black Queens, are a by catch of the highly sustainable Fal Estuary oyster fishery, which is carried out under strict laws that mean no vessel with an engine can be involved. The Fal oyster are famous for being the only professional fishing fleet in Europe where all the work is done under sail or simply by manpower. The oysters (and therefore the Black Queens) are also caught by fishermen who use special rowing boats with hand-cranked dredges.

Seasonality: Apr – Sep

Shellfish Seasonality Guide

Best eaten immediately.

Store in the fridge between 0ºC-5ºC, and eat within 2-3 days.

We’re pleased to work with many top chefs, restaurants and cafés, across the UK, who share our passion for the highest quality, sustainably caught Cornish seafood. Orders are taken and collected daily to bring the freshest produce from the boats to the kitchen, meaning not just more memorable meals for diners, but important investment in the Cornish fishing community.

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If you’d like to place an order, please contact our offices on 01736 448668 or email orders@wildharbour.co.uk

Wild, Fresh & Fair 

Cornwall’s leading sustainable fishery, headquartered in the beautiful Cornish fishing town of Hayle Cornwall, providing the freshest Cornish seafood and shellfish, landed daily in Cornwall’s local harbours.

We’re a local business with strong relationships to the local day boats, we’re proud of our produce and its provenance, and we’re always happy to answer your questions and offer helpful advice.

Today's Fresh Catch

It all begins at sea. Each morning, we receive fresh fish from our trusted community of in-shore day boats.

We Prep & Pack

Your seafood is expertly filleted & prepared to order and packaged within a temperature controlled eco-friendly box.

To Your Kitchen

Nationwide delivery direct to your kitchen within 24 hours of the day boat catch landing here in Cornwall.


Fresh from the day boats of Cornwall and delivered straight to your restaurant in as little as 24 hours.


The Cornish coast supplies beautiful wild fish all year round, so choose the best of what's in season.


Wild Habour is a community business, proud of our produce and its provenance, with strong ties to the local fishing fleet.