Lochnell Native Oysters (M-L)

Lochnell Native Oysters (M-L)

Lochnell Pacific Oysters are cultivated and harvested from inter-tidal waters at Loch Linnhe, Lochnell, Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

Available: Seasonal - 1 September to 30 April each year.

In Stock: Yes.
Please order 10 days or more prior to delivery date. This oyster farm is very remote, and the weather and tides are unpredictable.

Size: Medium to Large.

Freshest oysters possible
Lochnell Native Oysters remain at Loch Linnhe, from seed until harvested for market.

Once harvested, these oysters are cleaned and purified in natural seawater, packed live to order in boxes, and dispatched by the oyster farm's depuration and dispatch centre (Wednesday to Thursday), for next day courier delivery to our clients' addresses in mainland UK (Thursday to Friday).

Store and consume
Store oysters in the fridge and consume within three days from delivery.

Oysters can be consumed raw or cooked.

How to Store Oysters 

Ingredients
Oysters (molluscs).

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Lochnell Native Oyster

 

Shells: Rounded, smooth.

 

Shell cup depth: Medium.

 

Brininess: 5/10.

 

Meat to shell ratio: 9/10.

 

Meat: Plump, firm.

 

Succession of flavour notes:

1. Light sea salt.

2. Grapefruit, lemon.

3. Subtle metalic.

 

Disclaimer. This taste review is our own opinion. Each oyster is unique with flavour influences by its waters, climates and seasons.

 

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Established in 1979, and family owned and operated; Lochnell oyster farm covers a small area of inter-tidal waters at Loch Linnhe, near the coastal settlement of Lochnell, Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

 

Loch Linnhe is a tidal sea loch of about 31 miles in length and stretches from Oban in the south to Fort William in the north. Loch Linnhe is famous for its spectacular scenery and sunsets; and marine and wildlife such as: seals, porpoises, dolphins and sea birds.

 

In recent years, Lochnell Pacific Oysters has won the 'Best Pacific Oyster' award at the annual Scottish Shellfish Growers Conference. In addition, Lochnell oyster farm has been short-listed for the 'Stewardship' award and the 'Innovation' award at the bi-annual Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards.

 

Lochnell Pacific Oysters take about 36 months to reach market size. Lochnell Native Oysters take 48 to 60 months to reach market size.

 

Lochnell Pacific and Native Oysters are featured on menus at top restuarants and hotels in the west of Scotland.

 

Nearby is the seaside resort town of Oban. Known as the 'Gatesway to the Isles', Oban based ferries take tourists out to the islands to enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Oban is often referred to as the 'Seafood Capital of Scotland', due to its abundance of local seafood available at many of its seafood restaurants and hotels. Oban hosts the Scottish Shellfish Growers Conference each year; and is also home to the Scottish Association of Marine Science.

 

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Lochnell Pacific & Native Oysters from Loch Linnhe, West Coast, Scotland.

 

Maps by Simply Oysters. Circles indicate approximate locations; not to scale.

 

Google Map of 57.570550, -4.495521

 

Google Map of 56.513228, -5.728958

 

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In Stock. Delivery to addresses in mainland UK (Tuesday to Friday). Choose delivery date at Checkout. At the latest, order 10 days prior to delivery date.

Prices below are per Oyster. Minimum order is 24 Oysters for this Product alone; or minimum order is 12 Oysters when combined with ANY 'Other Products' shown at the bottom of this page.

One Courier Fee applies for this Product and ANY 'Other Products' shown at the bottom of this page.

  • Brand: Lochnell
  • Product Code: LOCHN
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £2.49
  • Ex Tax: £2.49
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  • 60 or more £2.11
This product has a minimum quantity of 12