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From the 1st of April we will be open for lunch from 12:30 till 15:30. Call 01726 833302 to book a table


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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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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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Our new hotel manager

August 19th, 2014

Martin Nicholas portrait

After being part of the team for the last 8 years, we are delighted to share the news that Martin Nicholas is now hotel manager at The Old Quay House. Martin is a fantastic member of the team, he’s always cheerful and our guests absolutely love him. We’re enjoying a busy summer here in Fowey and Martin has stepped into the role wonderfully. On his promotion Martin said: “I’m delighted to have taken on this new role here at The Old […]

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Late Summer Events

August 15th, 2014

The Old Quay House Fowey estuary

We have had great weather so far this summer, even if Hurricane Bertha was a minor blip, and there are still plenty of events to enjoy before the summer holidays end and autumn arrives. Here are just a few ideas of things to do over the coming weeks: Fowey Royal Regatta & Carnival Week Visitors from around the world flock to Fowey to enjoy Regatta Week – one of the UK’s best known sailing events, which takes place this year […]

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Active Fowey

June 18th, 2014

Fowey not only lures the romantics to meander along it’s winding streets, but the active and adventurous are also drawn to our sparkling river and steep hikes. If you’re not sure where to begin your active getaway in the great Cornish outdoors, we’ve put together a list of our favourite pursuits, both on and off shore. Kayaking the River Fowey There’s no better way to explore the estuary’s hidden tributaries and pontoons than on a kayak. Just three miles up-river […]

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Things to look out for at Fowey Festival

April 30th, 2014

Fowey Festival is just around the corner, and this year’s programme is full of inspiring workshops, presentations and entertainment. We’ve chosen a few highlights to give you a flavour of what this unique event has to offer. Don’t forget, we’re ideally located just a stones throw away from all the action, so after soaking up plenty of culture, join us for a glass of bubbly and delicious lunch or dinner on our waterside terrace. To book a room or reserve a table […]

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