A refresh for our lounge area

With the help of the brilliant team at Brocante, we have just completed some lovely upgrades to our lounge area. The design was based on the feedback we receive from our guests, who wanted an area they could sit and read by the fire.

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We chat to Kieron from Brocante

We have been working with Kieron Cockley on the recent refurbishment of the hotel. Kieron and his partner own the interiors shop Brocante in Fowey, and they have a second shop in nearby Mevagissey. Kieron takes some time out of his day to chat to us about his approach to refreshing the rooms at The Old Quay House. Read more

Meet Brandon our assistant hotel manager

Having grown up down the road in Par – coincidently on the very same street as Ryan Kellow, our head chef, Brandon Tregidgo is no stranger to the Fowey area. We put a few quick questions to our assistant assistant hotel manager and here’s what he said. Read more

Meet our hotel manager

Many of our guests will have met our hotel manager Martin, who has worked at The Old Quay House for over ten years. We chat to Martin about how he came to work in the hospitality industry and why he loves Fowey. Read more

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

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

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


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