Did you know that Anglesey is commonly known as Mam Cymru, “the Mother of Wales”? This name has been given to the island due to its ability to create products from both land and sea. There is an abundance of choices for fresh produce from local farmers to fishermen and everything in between. If you’re looking to shop local and support businesses in Anglesey, then continue to read.
Anglesey Sea Salt (Halen Môn)
Check out this world-renowned sea salt, produced right here on the Island of Anglesey. This sea salt is distributed to more than 22 countries around the world and can be found on the tables of some of the world’s top restaurants. It is also supplied and supplied to Marks and Spencers, Waitrose and Harvey Nichols. You can purchase this award-winning salt from the on-site shop, there is a full range of sea salts, kitchenware, local goods and seaside gifts.
Take a look at the food truck, where you can enjoy panoramic views while eating seasonal foods. At the moment the food truck is open for takeaways Wednesday-Sunday only and pizza nights on Saturday and Thursday.
Brynseincyn, Anglesey, LL61 6TQ
Anglesey Fine Foods
Located just a stone throw away from Silver Bay, Anglesey Fine Food provides the best, award-winning and local products. The butchers offer a wide selection of premium local meat options including PGI Welsh lamb, Welsh beef, free ranged Welsh chicken, award-winning Packington pork. All the meats for sale are locally sourced from sustainable farms in Anglesey and the Snowdonia National Park.
Anglesey Fine Food is the perfect place to purchase amazing food and drink, you can find a selection of fine wine, locally crafted beer, cheeses, cold meats and seafood. These ingredients make for the perfect cheeseboard or to incorporate into a recipe.
Station Rd, Valley, Holyhead LL65 3EB
The Beehive Preservation has been manufacturing a large selection of marmalades, lemon curd chutneys and local honey for many years. recipe This renowned company uses the same original recipes which have been passed down from generation to generation. If you’re wondering what to pick from the wide variety of preserves, we’d recommend trying the famous Morello Cherry with Kirsch Preserve.
Please note that the Beehive Preservation has limited opening due to the current crisis. However, the company is still determined to provide both locals and tourists with the finest of produce. With a limited stock of their most popular product, it is recommended that you order directly via phone for delivery.
Beehive Preserves, Nanner Farm, Cemlyn, Cemaes Bay, LL67 0EA
The Lobster Pot
With over 65 years of supplying the finest live shellfish to the UK and Europe, the Lobster Pot is highly recommended by fishmongers, restaurants and at home cooks alike. This family run business sources high-quality fresh produce from the coastline of Wales. The Lobster Pot supplies a variety of shellfish from live and cooked lobster, common crab, spider crab, velvet swimming crab and live shrimp, it is the perfect place for a seafood lover.
Why not take a trip to The Lobster Pot restaurant, located close to the factory of Church Bay in Holyhead. Here you can treat your friends and family to a gourmet meal made from locally sourced food. This restaurant is very popular with locals and tourists alike, we recommend making a reservation to avoid disappointment.
The Lobster Pot, Church Bay, Holyhead LL65 4EU
We don’t need to convince you that Central Bakery is a must visit, the queues reaching out of the door will let you know that you have discovered a hidden gem in Anglesey. Located in the centre of Beaumaris, this bakery is filled to the brim with an amazing selection of bread all made right on the premises.
Bread isn’t the only thing this bakery is popular with the locals for, there’s a wide variety of sweet and savoury treats from steamy hot pies to mouth-watering chocolate eclair. The early bird really does get the worm when it comes to a visit to Central Bakery, with opening times from 8 am-2:30 pm you need to make sure you’re up and early.
22 Margaret Street, Beaumaris LL58 8DN
This small batch distillery is based right here on the Isle of Anglesey. The entire process is completed in house at the base in Gaerwen, from distilling to bottling and labeling each bottle. It aims to produce genuine premium quality craft distilled spirits as much as possible. In fact, their selection of gins uses a mixture of hand selected botanical ingredients including elderflower, angelica root, mint and rosemary which have been picked from the island.
There is a great variety of flavoured current in the range Original Dry Gin, Strawberry & Pink Peppercorn and Anglesey Rhubarb and Vanilla. For those rum lovers make sure you check out the Swellies Spiced Rum created with hints of French oak, vanilla, cinnamon and Anglesey Honey. Be sure to keep an eye out for even more flavours to be introduced in the future.
Tredici Butchers and Deli
Tredici Butchers and Deli is known by locals to be one of the very best Anglesey meat and meat product producers on the island. They provide premium cuts of Welsh beef, lamb and pork from reputable local suppliers. This butchers prides itself on selling local Welsh products including honey, cheese, jams and biscuits. So if you’re wanting to shop local look no further than a trip to Tredici Butchers and Deli. If you’re looking for a quick and easy meal, this shop offers a takeaway option including delicious pies and pizzas so there’s something for everyone.
13 Castle Street, Beaumaris, Anglesey LL58 8AP