New owners for The Old Quay House

We are pleased to announce that as of today The Old Quay House Hotel is under new ownership.

The hotel has been bought by South African private equity fund, Fairtree Hospitality Real Estate Private Equity Fund, managed by Fairtree Capital. Read more

We chat with Fowey butcher Richard Kittow

Kittows of Fowey first opened in 1973 and is a local institution. Butcher Richard Kittow has been serving quality, own reared meats to the local community and visitors to Fowey for over four decades, and supplies us with much of the meat you see featured on our menus here at The Old Quay House. Richard very kindly agreed to take some time out of his day and answer a few questions: Read more

Meet our new head chef Ryan Kellow

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. Read more

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

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. Read more

Summer with Seasalt

Back in the autumn, Seasalt Cornwall came to the hotel to shoot some of their summer collection at The Old Quay House. We were lucky to have a dry, sunny day, so the photography could take place outside overlooking the estuary. Read more

Fowey Festival highlights

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. Read more

Cornwall’s best scenic drives

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. Read more

Poldark

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. Read more

Wedding celebrations in Fowey

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. Read more

Indulgent hot chocolate recipe

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. Read more