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Pengelly's fishmongers

The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1DX, England
+44 1503 262246
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Very poor quality fish

Today I bought 4 Mackerel and 4 large crab claws. The Mackerel, they said, was caught yesterday... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John F
Amazing

Now let me tell you about this wonderful fishmongers in east looe, as most coastle resorts have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gary b
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“prawns” (8 reviews)
“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
“crab” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1DX, England
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+44 1503 262246
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"fresh fish"
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"cockles"
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"filet"
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"lemon sole"
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"turbot"
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"family business"
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"caught fish"
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"a real treat"
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"east looe"
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"freshness"
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"fresher"
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"knowledge"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Today I bought 4 Mackerel and 4 large crab claws. The Mackerel, they said, was caught yesterday. When I got home in Exeter I started to prepare two of them only to find that the bones in the gut cavity had all come away from...More

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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi John, Thank you for your review, and we are very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your fish and crab. At the outset let me say that if you give us a call on 01503 262246 we will be happy to issue a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now let me tell you about this wonderful fishmongers in east looe, as most coastle resorts have lost the local fishmonger so let me tell you about this haven for fresh fish lovers, huge array of the finest freshest fish I’ve seen in years,staff very...More

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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Gary, Delighted to read your kind review, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Looe. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, The Pengelly's Team.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited pengellys to buy some fresh crap and prawns,they had a big variety of fresh fish,the staff was really friendlyMore

1  Thank fiona985
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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Fiona - thanks for the positive review, and we're delighted you enjoyed your visit! (We're hoping you were looking for fresh crab rather than fresh crap, but your typo gave us a great laugh!) We look forward to seeing you again soon! All best...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Looe during July. Pengellys advertise fresh fish caught that day - wow what a selection! Purchase place fillets, sole fillets, scallops and raw jumbo prawns to cook outside on the Cadac. It was all delicious. The ladies happily kept the purchase in their fridge...More

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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Caz, Thanks for your excellent review. We are fortunate enough to have access to the finest and freshest seafood in the land, from the dayboats of the Looe and Polperro fleets, and it's our pleasure to pass this bounty on to our customers. We...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Never had a bad experience here. Great service. The girls are so helpful and give advice on cooking and what goes with what. A great variety of fish, always fresh and local. Price - not cheap but you get what you pay for and that...More

1  Thank Amy D
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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Amy, Thanks for the superb review, and we're delighted that you continue to enjoy our fish. Here's hoping that you and your customers continue to enjoy great meals and great times with the Looe dayboat produce at the centre of your menu. All the...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

A fantastic fishmongers dealing only in fresh caught seafood from Looe and nearby Polperro. Decent prices and great fresh tasting fish. It’s not just the customers in here though, the local gulls are always strolling in to try and grab something on the sly before...More

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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi folks, Thanks for such a great review, and - yes - the Looe gulls are a species apart. There are times when we consider just employing them to run the shop so we can go for a cup of tea... they certainly stomp around...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I was very impressed with the list of fish available on a board outside. Langoustines!. Jellied eels too which surprised me so I felt the need to go inside and learn more. They were indeed available but some notice was required. I had to admire...More

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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Toby, Thanks for the super review, and the positive feedback about your experience with us. Remember that we do send fish out by refrigerated courier if you want to get something for your wife. Just give us a call on 01503 262246 and we...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Pengellys is on the quay at east Looe run by lovely people happy to impart their knowledge to you. The fish we bought had come in on the boat early that morning and was the freshest, white fish I have ever seen. We tried Turbot...More

1  Thank Louise G
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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Louise, Thanks for the super review and - yes - we are very lucky to have access to such fresh, delicious, fish. The lemon sole is among our favourite too, as there's nothing quite as good as a fillet of lemon dusted in flour...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We have shopped here many times and always been pleased with the fish selection. Unfortunately, on our last day here we were disappointed with what we bought. The Haddock fillets were really good but the prawns at £3.99 per 100grm were a big disappointment, we...More

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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi Beasles, Thanks for letting us know about your bad experience with our prawns, and for the kind and fair way you explained that we normally give very good service and quality. We try every day to ensure that our fish and seafood is the...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been customers of Pengelly’s for many years. Due to the day fishing at Looe harbour, their fish is simple the freshest you can buy. I can highly recommend this old Cornish family business run by the Pengelly family. It is...More

2  Thank Derek D
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Brian K, Web Monkey at Pengelly's fishmongers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Derek, Thanks for your wonderful review, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. We'll get some crab ready for you! Best wishes, The Pengelly's Team.

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