Welcome to Lill Brothers

Lill Bros 1855 Bradford West Yorkshire

Lill Brothers of Bradford, West Yorkshire established in the year 1855 are wholesale fish merchants, one of the oldest trading businesses in Bradford.  Specialising in the finest quality fresh and frozen seafood we are located in Bradford St James wholesale market.

We serve domestic and catering trade where quality, cost and delivery are paramount for example schools, nursing homes and households etc.  Lill Brothers of Bradford, West Yorkshire are rated number one fish merchant in the United Kingdom on independent review website Freeindex lillbrothers.freeindex.co.uk


Sustainable Fish

We are committed to offering the best possible choice in sustainable products, and providing the highest quality service to our customers.

Sustainable seafood is either caught or farmed in ways that consider the long-term vitality of harvested species and the well-being of the oceans, as well as the livelihoods of fisheries-dependent communities. It was first promoted through the sustainable seafood movement which began in the 1990s.

See our blog page for healthy fish recipes inspired by dishes from around the globe. Find ideas for baked, pan-fried, whole fish and more.

Delivery Services

Lill Brothers provide a quality delivery service using national delivery companies for a managed delivery service guaranteeing products are delivered fast and fresh.

“DFDS are proud to have been delivering seafood into food service giants Lill Brothers of Bradford for many years, for collection and delivery of seafood products from all over UK and continental Europe to their hubs throughout the UK, keeping the restaurants and bars supplied up and down the country.”

Our customers are very pleased with our quality products, at competitive prices with excellent Monday to Saturday delivery service.   Contact Lill Brothers today with your requirements, our patient and friendly team are ready to assist.

NHS Eat Well Advice
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Pollock Fish Recipes from BBC Saturday Kitchen Pollock gets a warming winter makeover with the addition of spiced cabbage and apple. Use coley or hake if you can't find pollock. Preparation…
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Whole haddock

Whole haddock

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