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Enjoy two nights with us, an evening in our restaurant and a bottle of Veuve Cliquot in your room when you arrive.


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Q Restaurant

Join us in our Q Restaurant for lunch from 12:30 till 15:30.Cream Teas fom 15:00 till 18:00. Supper from 18:00-21:00.Non residents are welcome. Call 01726 833302 to book a table


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Fowey Festival highlights

May 8th, 2015

This weekend sees the start of Fowey Festival of Words & Music which runs from Saturday 9 May to Saturday 16 May. There are lots of events taking place, some ticketed and others entirely free. We have picked out a few of the week’s events we particularly like the sound of. Saturday 9 May Poldark Novels. A panel of experts including writer Debbie Horsfield and Dr Andrew Graham will be discussing the new BBC adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark novels which aired this spring […]

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Cornwall’s best scenic drives

April 22nd, 2015

St-Michaels-Mount

The Cornish peninsula is something of a natural wonder, and we’re often asked about the county’s best scenic drives. From day trips around the coast to rural ramblings, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring Cornwall by car. After much deliberation, we’ve decided on our three favourite excursions. There may be a few winding lanes along the way, but we promise it’s all worth it for the beautiful views. The Roseland The Roseland is wonderfully unspoilt, and with […]

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Poldark

March 30th, 2015

Cornish-sunset-1

The team at The Old Quay House are loving the new series of Poldark, and like many other fans, are being reminded how beautiful Cornwall is. We have been chatting to a friend of the hotel, Katy Austin, who has been an extra for the series. She has been kind enough to answer a few of our questions about what was involved. Where are you from in Cornwall? I currently live just outside Port Isaac in a lovely country cottage. […]

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Wedding celebrations in Fowey

March 13th, 2015

Celebrate with bubbles.

Choosing a wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions for couples planning their big day. Overlooking the water, The Old Quay House Hotel is in an idyllic location in the heart of the Cornish town of Fowey, and the Victorian building is light and bright with lots of character. We are experienced wedding hosts and know how important it is to have everything just the way you want it to be on your special day. We have a civil licence which allows up to […]

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Indulgent hot chocolate recipe

February 13th, 2015

There is much debate as to what makes the perfect hot chocolate but this is our head chef Ben Bass’s recipe. We think it is rather special so wanted to share it with you. The quantities below will fill a few mugs, or be enough for two people allowing for top-ups! Why not try it out at home? Ingredients 550ml full fat milk 50ml water 100g dark, dark chocolate, broken into small pieces. 28g cocoa powder (100%) 60g sugar Method Warm the […]

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Recent mentions in the press

January 28th, 2015

Some of our guests may have spotted recent press coverage for The Old Quay House. We are thrilled to have received some fantastic comments, and wanted to share them with you. Frank Barratt, travel editor for The Mail on Sunday visited us in the autumn. He said: “For a welcome breath of sea air, head for Fowey. The Old Quay House is the ideal weekend hotel: it boasts a great location in the centre of town and a fine restaurant.” Lesley Gillilan wrote about […]

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Winter in Cornwall

January 13th, 2015

Mevagissey. 
Photo credit: Adam Gibbard & Visit Cornwall

Winter is a great time to visit Cornwall if you are looking for a relaxing break, without the crowds. If you like spending time by the coast, this is a perfect opportunity to wrap up warm and hit the beach. In contrast to the summer months, it is not uncommon to have certain beaches all to yourself at this time of year. Breathe in the fresh sea air and take in the sounds of the waves. Warm up afterwards with […]

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A spot of renovation at The Old Quay House

December 22nd, 2014

One of the newly updated bedrooms at The Old Quay House

For the last few years, we have closed the hotel to guests for a few weeks during the month of December, in order to carry out renovation work on the hotel. Owner Jane Carson has been working closely with Kieron Cockley of Fowey interiors shop, Brocante Ltd to concentrate on making changes to three of the hotel rooms. Kieron says, “Jane approached me at the end of the summer with a view to refreshing several of the rooms at The Old Quay […]

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Potted Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

December 4th, 2014

Ben Bass’s Potted Smoked Salmon with Lemon Purée and Poppy Seed Bread This is the perfect dish if you are entertaining or wanting to chill out on Boxing Day in front of the TV. I would recommend making it well in advance, or at least a few hours before you plan to serve it so it can reach the right temperature and consistency. You could also substitute the hot salmon with crab meat or smoked mackerel. Potted salmon: 200g hot smoked salmon […]

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Padstow Christmas Festival

November 24th, 2014

Padstow Christmas Festival takes place next week from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th December and is one of the country’s biggest free food festivals. We are really looking forward to it here at The Old Quay House. Our head chef Ben Bass will be doing a demo which takes place in the Festival Kitchen at 12 noon on the Sunday 7th December so if you are near Padstow please do come and watch. Ben will be making “potted hot smoked salmon […]

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