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Five of the best restaurants to visit during January

January 17th, 2014

Christmas may be over, but for us the season of enjoying delicious food never ends. We love the mix of gastronomy Cornwall has to offer; however during January, it is often hard to find restaurants open as many close for refurbishment or a well-earned break. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite restaurants which remain open for business to help keep the winter blues at bay.   Fifteen Cornwall We couldn’t leave Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall at Watergate […]

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Recipe from Ben Bass: braised pig’s cheek with pearl barley risotto

December 20th, 2013

As we move towards the festive break there’s a big focus on food, especially here at the Old Quay House where our head chef Ben Bass will be busy in the kitchen. Here’s a Q Restaurant favourite and a recipe that Ben swears by. It involves a bit of preparation, but pig’s cheeks are an often overlooked part of meat and are very tender when cooked for a long time. They can be purchased from most local butchers and are […]

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New arrivals at The Old Quay House

December 4th, 2013

We are really excited to welcome back Ben Bass and Alison Zutshi to our team at The Old Quay House. Ben returns as head chef of  Q Restaurant and Alison joins us as general manager. Ben and Alison have both worked here in various guises over the years and we are delighted to have them back on board. Ben began cooking at the age of 13 and went on to train under Raymond Blanc at his restaurant Le Petit Blanc […]

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Congratulation to our guests last night..

September 22nd, 2013

We would just like to say congratulations to the future Mr and Mrs Ridge who got engaged in Fowey last night whilst staying at the hotel. Enjoy the champagne!

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Perfect Partners – Food & Wine

September 5th, 2013

“Save water, drink wine” Catherine Colebrook   You don’t have to be a wine connoisseur to know when your wine doesn’t match your food. The wrong glass of wine can ruin a delicious meal or render the wine undrinkable (until dessert). On the other hand, when a wine complements your meal it can bring your food to life – bringing out flavours you wouldn’t otherwise have noticed. Where to start with choosing the best wine to accompany your meal? Ask […]

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Kitchen sink drama at The Old Quay House Hotel

June 13th, 2013

Some things in life are easy to control and Ashley Wright our Head Chef is a master at multi tasking and keeping tight controls in his kitchen – however on Tuesday evening Ashley definitely wasn’t in charge, his new daughter Daisia was. No, she didn’t take over the cooking from him, but she caused panic when she chose to arrive 3 days earlier than planned. Ashley had to leave mid service and make a mad dash to Truro hospital with […]

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Chef’s Special

January 10th, 2013

Ashley shares his tips for cooking pheasant in this month’s issue of Cornwall Today….

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Stage a dinner party to impress

December 27th, 2012

So you want to wow your friends with impeccable hosting skills? Make it an evening they’ll remember? You’re in luck – we can help. Being in the hospitality industry, the team behind Q restaurant housed within the luxury hotel in Cornwall, The Old Quay House, know a thing or two about how to deliver excellent service. Alex our restaurant manager knows it’s the small details that count. He suggests starting with background music – the unofficial rule books say you […]

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Five minutes with Ashley Wright, our new head chef

November 29th, 2012

Ashley’s food is already winning plenty of fans. Get to know the man behind the food as Ashley talks home cooking, celebrity dinner parties and what inspires him….

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Winter dining at Q restaurant

October 25th, 2012

As the clocks go back and the evenings draw in, there’s plenty to enjoy at Q restaurant with special foodie events and offers throughout the winter. Come and join us…

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