Where Can I Buy Scallops In South Africa

What is a Scallop?

Scallop is a common name that encompasses various species of marine bivalve mollusks in the taxonomic family Pectinidae, the scallops.

However, the common name “scallop” is also sometimes applied to species in other closely related families within the superfamily Pectinoidea, which also includes the thorny oysters.

Where Can I Buy Scallops In South Africa?

East Coast Seafood

Address: 282 Solomon Mahlangu Dr, Rossburgh, Durban, 4157, South Africa

Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 5 pm ⋅ Opens 8:30 am Fri

Phone: +27 31 465 1047

Bazaruto Seafoods Centurion

Address: 1222 South Street Cnr Hendrik Verwoerd North Drive &, South St, Zwartkop, Pretoria, 0157, South Africa

Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 5:30 pm ⋅ Opens 9 am Fri

Phone: +27 12 663 5991

Seafood Market

Address: 1 Alpine Rd, Springfield, Durban, 4091, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6 pm

Phone: +27 31 207 7734

Bazaruto Seafoods Groenkloof

Address: Shop 7, Groenkloof Shop Ctr, 51 George Storrar Dr, Groenkloof, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa

Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 5:30 pm ⋅ Opens 9 am Fri

Phone: +27 12 346 8000

What are scallops called in South Africa?

Pecten sulcicostatus, the South African scallop, is a species of large scallops or saltwater clams. They are marine bivalve molluscs in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.

Do you get scallops in South Africa?

They’re hard to find fresh in South Africa, so have a look in the frozen section. Defrost them an hour or so just before cooking so that they have the best chance of maintaining their texture and structure. Scallops should be eaten hot, immediately after they have been cooked.