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Dark chocolate delice

December 2nd, 2015

Chocolate delice

Our head chef Ryan Kellow shares two of his favourite recipes. Whilst they are both delicious individually, combined they create a very special dessert, one of the most popular choices on our menu – particularly amongst chocoholics! Ryan said, “This dessert is rich and perfect for chocoholics like myself. The sharp raspberries cut through the richness, and pistachio and dark chocolate is a favourite flavour combination.” Dark chocolate delice, pistachio and olive oil cake with raspberries Chocolate delice 320g 70% dark […]

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Meet Brandon our assistant hotel manager

November 20th, 2015

Brandon

Having grown up down the road in Par – coincidently on the very same street as Ryan Kellow, our head chef, Brandon Tregidgo is no stranger to the Fowey area. We put a few quick questions to our assistant assistant hotel manager and here’s what he said. When did you join the team at the Old Quay House? I joined the Old Quay House as a waiter in March 2015. I was later made the restaurant supervisor and it’s just developed from […]

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Meet our new head chef Ryan Kellow

July 17th, 2015

We would like to introduce our new head chef Ryan Kellow. Ryan worked at the Old Quay House from 2012-2013 and after stints at the St Moritz Hotel and Hotel Endsleigh in Devon he rejoined the team as sous chef in February. He was recently promoted to head chef following Ben Bass’s departure. Ryan lives and grew up just a few miles away from Fowey in St Blazey so knows the area well. He is keen to build on his relationships with local suppliers such as […]

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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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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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The Old Quay House breakfast granola pots

September 22nd, 2014

Our granola pots are a popular breakfast choice among our guests so we thought we would share our head chef Ben Bass’s special recipe so you can recreate them at home. They are a great start to the day, with the added bonus of being very simple to make.  Ingredients 8 tbsp oats 4 tbsp sunflower seeds 4 tbsp pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp pecans, chopped 2 tbsp hazelnuts, chopped 5 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp vegetable […]

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Chandon at The Old Quay House

August 26th, 2014

Chandon

  We are pleased to welcome the addition of Chandon Brut to our wine list. This chardonnay-led méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine from Argentina has a bright and fresh fruit bouquet of citrus blossom, subtle pear and white nectarine. It is perfect as an aperitif. So with this in mind, why not start the weekend with a pop, by indulging in our Fizz and Chips offer? From 4pm on Fridays until the end of September, enjoy a bottle of Chandon accompanied by […]

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