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The Old Quay House - Restaurant

28 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 833302
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“parfait” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (11 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
28 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night here - lovely boutique hotel. The food was fantastic and we couldn't fault the meal. Very friendly and helpful staff and really nice bedroom and bathroom. Our only issue was that the bedrom was boiling in spite of the heating being...More

Thank catherine s
Theoldquayhouse, General Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear catherine s, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your feedback is valuable to us, and we look forward to reading our guests comments, on how we are doing and on how we can improve. Your mentions have been noted, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff and setting with lots of attention to detail. The food was fantastic and easily one of the nicest meals we have had.More

Thank DufJam
Theoldquayhouse, General Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DufJam, Thank you for the great review, we are happy that you enjoyed the food and found it fantastic, not to mention one of the nicest meals you have had. The chef and his team appreciate your comments and would like to say thank...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night at The Old Quay House but we really enjoyed it. We were given a free room upgrade which we very much appreciated. The rooms are extremely comfortable - especially the beds and the pillows which I'm very picky about (I...More

Thank Katherine D
Theoldquayhouse, General Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Katherine D, Thank you for your most recent review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. The team are happy to have read that we provided you with the service you expected, and they would love to say - Thank...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We came here as we've only heard good reviews. The drinks menu has some very good cocktails (although some are massive !) The food was really top notch, we had a range from beef to seafood and were all impressed. Worth spending an evening rather...More

1  Thank Tom S
Theoldquayhouse, General Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Tom S, Thank you for the wonderful feedback, and the opportunity to present you what we are currently doing at the Old Quay House Hotel - restaurant. We have worked hard to ensure all our guests have a wonderful experience, while dining with us,...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

A quiet night in November, but some exceptional cooking of a really well designed menu and lovely, friendly, unfussy service. Especially impressed by confit duck with celeriac, onion and pear (a fraction more celeriac would have made it even better) and a mushroom fritter (officially...More

Thank SE27Eagle
Theoldquayhouse, Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you very much for your kind fedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and that our food gave such a positive impact. We look forward to seeing you again at The Old Quay House soon. Regards, Louise Tyler,...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Our family came here for a birthday celebration. This was an ideal choice as the setting has gorgeous views overlooking the river; the restaurant is very chic with excellent food & friendly, welcoming staff. Loved it!

Thank S-JPeters
Theoldquayhouse, Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear S-JPeters, thank you very much for your feedback. I am glad to hear you had such a good time with us during your birthday celebration. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Louise Tyler, Duty Manager

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here on a business trip. I was first in to dine in the morning but service was efficient and friendly. Nice view from the terrace. Food was good.

Thank mrchunky
Theoldquayhouse, Manager at The Old Quay House - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Fowey for the day and ended up coming back twice. The Cream tea was amazing, two good size fresh and tasty scones with plenty of cream and delicious jam and a good size pot of tea. Delicious and only matched by the amazing...More

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had lunch here on a misty day, but we still chose to sit out on the terrace... the mist lifted and the sun shone through...was an absolute delight. The staff were friendly and helped with menu choices...we opted for the Crab & Spring onion...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This restaurant really offers fine dining at a very reasonable price. Food was exceptional only place near Par that was on this level of cooking. Every single course for four people that every one thought was exquisite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$70
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 833302
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A Relaxed Waterfront Restaurant.The bright restaurant leads out onto a spacious terrace where on a sunny day you can enjoy afternoon tea (the Cornish way of course, jam first!), A pre-dinner glass of fizz, or a long and lazy lunch. It's a great spot to watch life on the estuary unfold, from boats of all shapes and sizes to the local wildlife which includes resident swans and the occasional dolphin.Fowey River oysters, local scallops, West Country meat and Cornish cheeses... Hungry yet? 'Q' restaurant at The Old Quay House offers excellent dining in a relaxed, unstuffy setting. Forget unsmiling waiters, small portions and whispered conversations, dining here is all about fun and enjoyment - quality local and season produce features heavily on head chef Ben Bass'menu of creative, contemporary dishes.Our wine list, hand-picked by Britain's youngest Master of Wine, is pretty good too...
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