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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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A few of our favourite things to do and see in Cornwall this summer

June 25th, 2015

The summer months are a busy time in Cornwall, with lots of events taking place, and activities to try out. Here are just a few of our favourite picks for the coming weeks. GWR Polo on the Beach Now in its ninth year, the three day polo festival at Watergate Bay takes place this weekend. The event includes three high-goal matches, Segway polo, equestrian stunt displays, a dog show on the Sunday, and delicious food and drink. GWR Polo on […]

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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Seasalt shoot on the terrace

September 22nd, 2014

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Last week, Cornish clothing company Seasalt shot some looks for their new catalogue on the terrace here at The Old Quay House. The sun was shining in Fowey and the team got some great shots of items that will be part of next year’s collection, with the Quay as a beautiful backdrop. We are looking forward to seeing the catalogue but in the meantime we thought you might like a sneak peek behind the scenes.

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