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Lockdown Lobsters

The Best Sustainable Live Native Lobsters

Caught using pots from a beautiful cove in North Wales and delivered within 24 hours.
We are supporting small scale fishermen and creating a new British market.

 From £17.50 each for our half kilo lobster to London !


1) London Weekend Delivery Round

Next London Delivery Dates: Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend. Please check London page for other dates.

@ £35.00 p/kg. Welsh Lobsters for Central London Postcodes Only. From £17.50 each (Minimum 2 lobsters plus £3 delivery each)


2) UK Delivery Anytime, Anywhere.  

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@ £45.00 p/kg with discounts for larger orders. Welsh lobsters for Mainland UK postcodes only by courier. From £25.00 (Minimum 2 lobsters plus £9.95 all deliveries)(Excludes Scottish Highlands and Isles of Man, Wight and Scilly).

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Lockdown Lobsters started in March 2020 with a simple mission to help a fishermen, Sion, from North Wales and to sell his lobsters to London in lockdown. Previously Welsh lobster from the clear waters around the Llyn Peninsula was exported to Europe and China. The market disruption, caused by Covid 19, gave us the opportunity to shorten supply lines for ever, by finding a UK market for one of Wales’s finest products.

We have sold every lobster caught by Sion ever since.  A third generation fisherman, he launches his boat from an almost deserted small cove, rather than a busy harbour. The lobster he catches are packed carefully in cool boxes for transport the afternoon before our delivery date. Since the beginning of 2021 we use and return our own purpose built boxes to Wales to cut down on polystyrene waste. Sion delivers Welsh lobsters to us for London delivery on Saturdays during the summer and other selected weekend dates out of season. We deliver nation-wide on any date of your choice on our UK courier service. We regret the courier orders are more expensive because of the higher cost of individual deliveries and more packaging.


Our story started in March 2020 in North Wales when acclaimed photographer Jude Edginton met Sion Williams a third-generation fisherman on the North Wales coast for a photoshoot. With lockdown, a few days away both their businesses were facing ruin in the face of cancelled contracts. Instead, they created a unique plan, sealed by a handshake, to deliver Sion’s catch from sea to London front doors.

Originally a WhatsApp thread, the business grew by word of mouth and now since that March meeting, every lobster Sion has landed has been sold by Lockdown Lobsters. The lobsters are delivered to London doorways and restaurants under 24 hours with minimum polystyrene and packaging. A massive thank you to all our customers.

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Our story

Read more about how we came into existence and the hardships facing Sion and his colleagues . .
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Recipes Gallery

Take a look at some great shots sent in by some our customers after receiving their fresh lobsters . .

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