Lissadell SPECIAL (N:3) Dozen Oysters
Famous for its Poets and famous Irish Revolutionary, Lissadell, Sligo has also gained…
Famous for its Poets and famous Irish Revolutionary, Lissadell, Sligo has also gained a reputation as the source of Lissadell Oysters, which had an established reputation in London restaurants in the mid-nineteenth century. The wild oyster fishery fell into decline in the 1930s but in 1986 Gigas oysters were introduced to the bay by the current producers.
The lissadel oyster is characterized by a well rounded shell (from a consistent care & turning of the Oyster bags) making them “easi-er” to open. Naturally lower in salinity with a medium flesh content and natural sweetness. One of our favorite Oyster
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Cultivated in Lissadell, Sligo