Chris Veasey has been successfully fishing for many years now between Eastbourne Harbour and Poole Bay in His Gemini G10 Catamaran. A crew now run the boat catching shellfish in pots and Line Fishing and Netting a Mixed Variety of Fish. We fish from Eastbourne Harbour as it makes the journey from boat to shops faster and more efficient.
With the growing popularity of the farmers markets he decided to open a fishmongers, and where better than Forest Row. We have been open since April 2010 and all has gone well. We have been well received in the area and we see many regular faces in the shop. If you have not been it yet pop along and see the shop for yourself.
The shop has received numerous accolades including winning Best Food Shop in Sussex two years in a row, winning Fishmonger of the Year 2014 and being a finalist in the BBC Radio 4 Food & Farming Awards for Best Local Food Retailer.
Daniel Howes is the shop manager and is responsible for the day to day running of the shop, he has a serious passion for good quality fish as he comes from a catering background where he has worked as a chef for a number of years. So if there any tips you need about the fish you purchase he will be on hand to advise you.