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Each year Cornwall hosts a huge collection of fantastic events, with a wide range of cultural experiences available to all. Plenty of these events are based close to Fowey just waiting to be discovered.

With music, food and theatre drawing visitors from all over the country these are events that should not be missed. We have selected a few of our favourites from the Cornish calendar. If you’re attending an event and need somewhere to stay, call us on 01726 833302 and book a room. Read more

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.

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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

Our granola pots are a popular breakfast choice among our guests so we thought we would share our head chef Ben Bass’s special recipe so you can recreate them at home. They are a great start to the day, with the added bonus of being very simple to make.  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

The sun has been shining on Cornwall for the past month resulting in many evenings of alfresco dining, enjoying music in beer gardens and many a sunburnt nose. With July slowly pushing us towards the middle of the Great British Summer, there’s plenty to see, do and take part in while the weather is still glorious! Read more

Ashley shares his tips for cooking pheasant in this month’s issue of Cornwall Today….

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So you want to wow your friends with impeccable hosting skills? Make it an evening they’ll remember?

You’re in luck – we can help. Being in the hospitality industry, the team behind Q restaurant housed within the luxury hotel in Cornwall, The Old Quay House, know a thing or two about how to deliver excellent service. Alex our restaurant manager knows it’s the small details that count. He suggests starting with background music – the unofficial rule books say you should be able to hear it in the distance without it being obtrusive – did you know that? Read more

“Don’t be afraid to ask your fishmonger for help and advice” says Ben Hardy, sous chef of Q restaurant in Fowey. Read more

Sustainable, local, green, ethical, locally-sourced – all big words but who actually cares or knows what they mean? Should we be giving more thought to the food we’re putting in our mouths? Or is it all simply a con to make us pay more for the food we eat? Read more