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Guests will be greeted with chic waterside dining at this charming boutique townhouse, where the terrace is the only place to be seen sipping fizz during the summer months. Expect spectacular harbour views and culinary thrills at this beautifully renovated hotel, positioned right at the water's edge. With its prime spot, backing onto the river, The Old Quay House Hotel is all about unwinding to the sound of anchored boats clinking in the breeze, enjoying a modern British menu that focuses on the spectacular array of ingredients available locally. Champagne, seafood and striking views are a few of the spoils at this acclaimed hotel, which promises an unforgettable escape on the south coast of Cornwall.

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For Cornish scenery at its best, walk the Coastal Path to Polperro, taking in the amazing sea views along the way.

The hotel is a short walk from the centre of picturesque Fowey, with its village pubs and timeless seaside appeal.
By car: Fowey is around 5 hours from London, 3 hours from Bristol and 1 hour 30 mins from Exeter. The hotel doesn't have its own car park but can supply you with a parking permit for the Harbour Commissioners Car Park (about 800 yards from the hotel). Permit cost is included in the room rate.
By train: London Paddington to Par takes around 4 hours. The station is an 11-minute drive from the hotel. Par is also serviced by Great Western Railways trains from Penzance (1 hr), Plymouth (50 mins), Newquay (52 mins) and Exeter St David's (1 hr 55 mins).

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Style & Character

This chic waterside retreat is perfect for foodies and seaside lovers alike - as well as those simply looking to unwind in serene and comfortable surroundings. It's hard not to be impressed by the restaurant and bar's floor-to-ceiling windows, opening onto a spectacular terrace overlooking the estuary.

Service & Facilities

We can't get enough of the distinct personality of the space - it's old meets new, and pays homage to the heritage of this former townhouse.

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Terrace

  • Adults-only
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking nearby


The Loft, with its separate lounge, estuary views and rolltop bath, is a divine space to hunker down, relax, read and stargaze.

Classic, Superior, Deluxe, The Loft Suite
Facilities include: ensuite with bath and overhead shower, toiletries, bathrobes, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi, TV, DVD player, tea and coffee facilities, still and sparkling water, waterproof jackets, umbrella

Food & Drink

We love the attention to detail in the contemporary design; think low lighting, distressed wood and polished floors - all with the backdrop of estuary views. A secret amuse bouche course adds a playful element to the evening, followed by melt-in-the-mouth red wine braised beef blade - locally-reared meat at its finest!

The restaurant: relaxed dining, West Country produce, fresh seafood, seasonal, contemporary dishes, cocktails. Open every day for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Lunch mains from £16, two-course dinner £37.50, five courses £45.

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