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Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12

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  • About

    DECADENCE DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR

    Oysters have long been one of the most pervasive symbols of opulence and wealth, but this hasn’t always been the case. As late as the 19th century oysters were cultivated and eaten by the working class, but as they grew in popularity, they became scarcer and more sought after. Today, Greenfish aims to, once again, make this delicacy more accessible to all South Africans. Our oysters are farmed off the west coast, which imparts the distinctive salty taste of wild oysters, but without the environmental impact.

    CONTENTS

    12 x Medium Oysters (Approx. 50g-65g per oyster)

    *Our standard Oysters are delivered whole and unshucked to allow them to stay alive during transit. If you would like them shucked please leave a comment in the notes section.

    **Shucked oysters will arrive with the lid (top shell) on. To remove the lid all you need is an oyster knife to work under the lid and run it along the edge.

    ***We do not supply topless oysters as you lose the goodness and the juices during transit.

  • Instructions

    Your Oysters will arrive fresh, simply store in your fridge and use at your leisure (up to 2 days). If you would like your oysters shucked, please specify this in your order notes. Our shucked oysters arrive with the lid on the oyster, to stop the juices leaking out during transit, all you need to do is release the abductor muscle that keeps the lid down. We take great care when opening oysters, but some with softer shells may have breaks. If you order shucked oysters, please consume them on day of delivery.

    Any special requests or instructions can be left in the NOTES section at the Checkout. Eg: Your doorbell does not work, you require a phone call before the order arrives, you would like the fillets / steaks vacuum packed seperately or cut into smaller portions etc.

    *Our shucked oysters will arrive with the lid (top shell) on. To remove the lid all you need is a butter knife to work under the lid and run it along the edge.

  • Eco rating

    All our oysters are cultivated on the west coast of South Africa. Not only does this mean that wild oyster populations are not depleted, but since oysters are filter feeders, they improve water quality where they are farmed. Research has shown that this type of aquaculture also helps stabilise the beds and provides food for migratory birds.

    ECOSYSTEM IMPACT : Very low

    GEAR USED : Farmed on ropes

    SUPPORTING LOCALS : Yes

    DISTANCE TRAVELLED : 100km

    DOLPHIN / TURTLE IMPACT : None

    REPRODUCTION POTENTIAL : Very high

  • Fishwife Recipes

    Five Minute Oysters

    While there are several ways to prepare oysters, simpler is often best. The Fishwife is here to share the perfect serve with you.

    You will need:

    • 12 Greenfish shucked oysters
    • Tabasco sauce
    • Crushed salt
    • Ground black pepper
    • 1 lemon

    Preparation:

    1. With a butter knife, loosen the muscle of the oyster from the shell for easy eating.
    2. Place oysters on a bed of crushed ice.
    3. Add a dash of Tabasco, salt, black pepper and a squeeze of lemon.
    4. Enjoy!
  • Delivery

    Delivery

    R65 same-day packaging & delivery fee
    Order before 11am for same-day delivery (Monday to Friday)
    Free delivery on all orders over R1,200*

    *Free delivery only applies for orders that are in the standard delivery zone.

     CBD | Southern Suburbs | Houtbay | Plattekloof 

         Deep South | Table View, Blouberg, Melkbos | Durbanville 

             Stellenbosch | Somerset West | Franschhoek | Paarl 

            All zoned areas: Monday to Friday

            • Order before 11am and receive your delivery the same day.
            • Order after 11am and receive your delivery the following delivery day.
            • Please note we do not deliver on Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays
            • Re-delivery fee may apply if delivery cannot be taken between delivery times (14:00 - 17:00) without any prior arrangement and a delivery was attempted. Email [email protected] or call 063 666 2802

            Collection

            • Collections are free and take place Monday to Friday.
            • Orders placed online before 11am will be ready to collect same-day from 12h00 to 5pm.
            • Orders placed online after 11am will be made ready for collection the following working day, from 12h00 to 5pm.
            • Should you place your order after 11am and need it that day, or need to collect before 11am (Monday to Friday) please contact our office 063 666 2802 and we will get it ready for you, it normally takes us an hour to cut and prepare.

            Google Maps Search : Greenfish

            Greenfish factory is located in N'Dabeni (Maitland) off Berkley Road turn into Ryger Road.  Drive +-300m and the road will bend sharply to the left.  We are situated  in the bend in a complex called Berkley Square.  Ask security for Greenfish Collections.  Please park outside the home collection door and ring bell.  It is well sign posted. Please park right outside the door.  

            We are working hard to extend our range. If you live outside our current delivery range but think there is significant demand in your area, please contact us.

             

          Customer Reviews
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          NI
          01/02/2024
          Nicola I.
          South Africa South Africa

          sumptuous oysters

          delicious

          MT
          24/01/2024
          Megan T.
          South Africa South Africa

          Best Oysters

          Ordered for my husbands birthday, and was promptly delivered the next day. They were SO delicious and everyone raved about them. Such fun to have them for a party.

          Greenfish Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12 Review
          W
          24/01/2024
          Wouter
          South Africa South Africa

          Amazing quality and great service

          We ordered fresh oysters, perlemoen, giant tiger prawns and crayfish. I picked it up at their store. It was super professional packed and cooled. The team was very helpful, even if you had special requests. But most importantly; the products they sell are amazing. I do not know a better fish monger in SA!

          MH
          22/01/2024
          Marthinus H.
          South Africa South Africa

          The oysters were fantastic 10/10

          We have ordered from many suppliers the last few years; I would rate Greenfish oysters the best Note: Remember to include note in the order for them to shuck the oysters; I forgot, but was still super delicious.

          Greenfish Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12 Review
          DB
          12/01/2024
          David B.
          South Africa South Africa

          Superb oysters. Every time.

          Exceptional!!

          DB
          12/01/2024
          David B.
          South Africa South Africa

          Superb oysters. Every time.

          Exceptional!!

          EP
          20/12/2023
          Elsa P.
          South Africa South Africa

          LIVE BOX MEDIUM FRESH OYSTERS

          all 48 oyters fresh and of the best quality

          JM
          10/12/2023
          Jeanne M.
          South Africa South Africa

          Oystermania

          We recently received an order of 144 shucked oysters. These were part of a menu for a large party for friends. Numerous compliments were received for the oysters which were devoured by the oyster eaters. Thank you Greenfish for contributing to a great party.

          AP
          28/11/2023
          Andy P.
          South Africa South Africa

          Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12

          WOW - thats all I can say. If you love Oysters, dont think - order!

          BR
          17/09/2023
          Brian R.
          South Africa South Africa

          Lovely fresh oysters

          Savoured every mouthful. Expertly packed and presented. Would like as ‘ large’ if available.

          IK
          12/08/2023
          Ingeborg K.
          South Africa South Africa

          Oysters

          Loved it! The delivery was prompt and the response to my question about conditions for fresh keeping too. The oysters were sizeable and well packed. I’ll definitely order again.

          WV
          08/08/2023
          wendy v.
          South Africa South Africa

          Large Oysters

          The service was phenomenal especially as I ordered very last minute needing it for my daughter's matric pass celebration. Received order same day and they were absolutely delish, fresh and large size. Thrilled with my first experience and can't wait to order again. The ladies in the office need a pat on the back for their super kind and helpful service to this last-minute.com mom!!!

          Greenfish Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12 Review
          BS
          22/07/2023
          Basil S.
          South Africa South Africa

          Oysterlishes

          Services was exemplary, packaging very good, 2 days later after very well traveled oysters, ice still solid and very decent sized oyster

          DB
          15/07/2023
          David B.
          South Africa South Africa

          Oysters

          As good as last time. Totally fantastic!!

          ML
          05/07/2023
          Mariane L.
          South Africa South Africa

          Oyster

          Great moment and happy meal.

          RA
          26/06/2023
          Ross A.
          South Africa South Africa

          Purchase experience

          A very positive experience from placing the order to receipt of the goods. Delicious oysters

          Greenfish Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12 Review
          DB
          13/06/2023
          David B.
          South Africa South Africa

          Oysters from Greenfish

          Unbelievable. The best ever. And I have eaten thousands.

          Greenfish Medium Fresh Oysters | Live Box | Farmed on the West Coast | x12 Review
          DE
          30/05/2023
          Dennis E.
          South Africa South Africa

          Always perfectly fresh

          Perfect again

          JP
          21/05/2023
          Julette P.
          South Africa South Africa

          Fresh oysters

          Superb oysters - tasty and large - really good value .

          G
          15/05/2023
          George
          South Africa South Africa

          So damn good!

          These are by far the best oysters in the whole world! And at very affordable prices. Delivered the same day!!! Well done Green Fish, I love you guys!

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