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Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

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Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Hi,

I will be spending Xmas at the Gold Coast at Broadbeach and I wish to buy some good fresh seafood (prawns, oysters) on 23/1/2 or 24/12. Could someone suggest somewhere as I am not really familiar with the areas as it is quite a while since we have visited. I have a car, so can easily get there.

Dont want to buy at the supermarket, want some fresh Australian seafood at a reasonable price.

Thank you

Janderra

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1. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Have you thought about the co-op? You may have to pre order though....

http://www.freshestcatch.com.au/products.html

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2. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Hi

I didnt even know there was a co-op. Thank you for the information

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3. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Pete's Fish Market (close by the co-op): http://www.petersfish.com.au/

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4. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

And Charis seafoods at the Broadwater. Wherever you go, go early as there will be long queues.

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5. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Suppress your instincts and and just go to Coles or Woolies. They sell so much, it has to be the freshest.

You know it's true. :))

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6. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

I bought "fresh" prawns at Coles this week ... like bullets they were. Fresh does not guarantee quality.

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7. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Another vote for the Fishermans Co-Op. Buy straight off the trawler.

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8. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Correct me if I'm wrong mate but i have only ever seen prawns / crabs / fish / squid on the trawlers, not oysters etc

OP would still need to go elsewhere for them.

Edited: 17 December 2013, 23:29
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9. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

100% correct Surfoz. I haven't seen oysters there either.

Really the trawlers are really only consistent for supplying King Prawns and Bugs.

Otherwise I would go to one of the other places mentioned for fish, oysters etc

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10. Re: Where can I buy fresh seafood prior to Xmas

Charis Brothers!! They usually pull an all nighter Christmas Eve, so swing by at 2am for fresh seafood with no ques! :)