Last month we hosted the first round of the Great British Food Fight – a culinary battle which sees our own head chef Richard Massey go head-to-head with Tim Pile, head chef at our sister hotel The Rosevine.

The second and final leg takes place at The Rosevine on Thursday 30 March, but before then we wanted to give you a blow-by-blow account of round one. Read more

Our head chef Richard and Tim from our sister hotel The Rosevine will square up for culinary showdowns on 23 February and 30 March, cooking for packed restaurants across home and away legs at each hotel.

Each chef will prepare two courses at each hotel, before votes are cast and an ultimate champion declared.

With just under two weeks until the first bout, check out the vital statistics for each chef below.

Tickets for the events can be purchased by contacting The Old Quay House on 01726 833302 or The Rosevine on 01872 580206. Find out more here. Read more

On 25 January, our head chef Richard will be taking inspiration from his roots with a Scottish-themed menu in celebration of Burns Night.

Richard, who was born in Scotland and worked there for many years, has developed a seven course tasting menu of Scottish classics, with whisky pairings.

We had a chat with him about Burns Night and what guests can expect… Read more

Cornwell Great Gardens

We are lucky to have some great gardens only a short drive from Fowey. From beachside canopies to tropical biomes, we’ve found our nearby favourites that we think you’ll really enjoy spending some time in… Read more

The Old Quay House Hotel | Events

Cornwall has some great live music events coming up this summer. Many within a short distance of the Fowey area. We’ve rounded them up, because we thought you’d enjoy them too…
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Fowey is a town steeped in history, bearing associations with the literary world due to its once-residing novelist, Daphne Du Maurier. Daphne spent many childhood holidays near Fowey, and in her adult life relocated to the beautiful town from London, continuing to write and gaining inspiration from Fowey and its surrounding area.

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The Old Quay House Hotel | Events

The following events bring together some of our favourite things about the festive season: great food, traditional Christmas markets and atmospheric settings. Read on for our top picks. Read more

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

Winter can be a great time to visit Cornwall and there are some lovely things going on in the run up to Christmas. Here are just a few suggestions. Read more

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. Read more