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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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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
28 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 13 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 24 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

1  Thank cat55wrd
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There is a theme in my reviews, they often start with something going wrong. This time my partner discovered she had left her drivers license at home/ simply not packed it/lost it again, so I am driving the hire car which means no wine for...More

2  Thank Ken P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely room and atmosphere even tho not terribly busy. Good set price menu and very fine quality food. Complimentary crab starter, I had ham hock terrine and sea bream. All fantastic but veg had to be ordered as extra, we had peas/green beans and chips....More

1  Thank Cal061
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This restaurant lived up to our expectations having being recommended it by friends. Location was fantastic for a sunny evening - drinks on the well kept and funished terrace soaking up the last few rays of the day preceded walking back into the delightfully appointed...More

1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Came in for a mid morning coffee- must be one of the best views in Fowey- absolutely gorgeous! The coffee was reasonable priced but the quality could do with being upped 10% to match the quality of the view and indeed the excellent interior of...More

1  Thank finedinewine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$55
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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