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The Old Quay House Hotel and restaurant The Old Quay House Hotel and restaurant The Old Quay House Hotel and restaurant

‘The Wright Move’

October 11th, 2012

Devon’s loss is Cornwall’s gain so says the Cornish Guardian tomorrow. With dessert described as ‘better than sex’… Ashley’s arrival is already turning heads…. Read the full story here – http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Wright/story-17067345-detail/story.html

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Q Restaurant at The Old Quay House Fowey

September 30th, 2012

Relaxed waterfront restaurant … Fowey River oysters, local scallops, West Country meat and Cornish cheeses … hungry yet? ‘Q’ restaurant at The Old Quay House offers excellent dining in a relaxed, unstuffy setting. Forget unsmiling waiters, small portions and whispered conversations, dining here is all about fun and enjoyment – quality local produce features heavily on the menu of our Mediterranean-influenced dishes, prepared using classic techniques. Our wine list, hand-picked by Britain’s youngest Master of Wine, is pretty good too […]

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Welcome to our new Head Chef – Ashley

September 14th, 2012

A warm welcome to our new Head Chef, Ashley Wright, who joins us from 22 Mill Street in Chagford, Devon (not far from gorgeous Gidleigh Park). We’re looking forward to tucking into Ashley’s new menu of ‘fresh, fun and contemporary’ dishes that use the best local and seasonal produce.

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A guide to the best cream teas in Fowey

July 4th, 2012

Cupcake and champagne

A wise person once said “Life’s too short to not eat cake.” It’s a motto we abide to in Cornwall and just one of the reasons why there are cream teas around every corner, plus the fact they’re irresistable! It’s compulsory to indulge in a cream tea when on holiday in Cornwall after all – an unwritten law you might say (there exists one for the Cornish pasty too!). A cream tea is the perfect brunch, lunch, afternoon snack or welcome back if you’re […]

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Recipe of the Month – Squid & Chorizo Salad

June 30th, 2012

Squid Salad

“Don’t be afraid to ask your fishmonger for help and advice” says Ben Hardy, sous chef of Q restaurant in Fowey.

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Who cares whether it’s local?

June 20th, 2012

Cream tea

Sustainable, local, green, ethical, locally-sourced – all big words but who actually cares or knows what they mean? Should we be giving more thought to the food we’re putting in our mouths? Or is it all simply a con to make us pay more for the food we eat? We took to the narrow Cornish streets of picturesque Fowey to ask passers-by what they thought. Here’s what they had to say: Would you prefer a restaurant to have local produce […]

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