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The fish barrow can be found outside the Love Café, Friday and Saturday morning.

The fish barrow can be found outside the Love Café, Friday and Saturday morning.

The fresh fish stall @ Love Café

One of the best things about living on the Sussex coast is the abundance of good quality, seasonal produce sold by independent businesses, writes A. Vasudevan. Locally caught fish and seafood are readily available from the fishing huts at The Stade in Hastings. Now, two mornings a week, a new fish stall makes some of the best available to St Leonards’ locals and businesses.

From 10 to 12.30 on Friday and Saturday mornings, visitors can find Cod End, Paul, Lucy and Richard’s barrow on the forecourt of Love Café, on the corner of Norman and London Roads, just moments from the sea. Here, customers can choose from carefully selected fresh product, including gurnard, John Dory, huss (rock salmon/dogfish), plaice and locally smoked mackerel, much caught by Paul himself (he’s from a Hastings fishing family).

Emma Kennard-Bowen, co-owner of local eatery Sea Kale which strives to showcase the best of local and seasonal produce, comments: “We are incredibly fortunate to have such amazing local fish on our doorstep, caught off the beaches of Hastings, and now to have a local fish stall in St Leonards, a few minutes’ walk away from our café is fantastic. It means we can grab something on Friday which has been caught that morning and get it straight on our menu for the weekend.”

The Fish Stall @ Love Café, 28 Norman Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Fridays and Saturdays, 10am–12.30pm. Instagram: fish_at_the_love_cafe

See also: Sea Kale – a local beauty

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Posted 20:22 Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 In: Food & Drink

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