#ChooseCornish this Christmas

Cornwall is certainly a foodie haven. We’ve got a great range of local artisan producers and suppliers, restaurants, pubs and delis, as well as a calendar full of food festivals and farmers’ markets to enjoy throughout the year.Watergate Bay Hotel works with over 20 local producers and Executive Chef, Neil Haydock is always on the lookout for top quality Cornish fare.

This Christmas, whether you’re prepping for the main event, entertaining a few friends or just relaxing at home with some nibbles, Christmas is the time to indulge and #ChooseCornish.

Here are our Cornish foodie favourites this Christmas…

Roddas clotted cream


If Christmas is the time for indulgence then you don’t get more indulgent than clotted cream. And when in Cornwall it has to be Roddas! Clotted cream on everything please!

Fifteen Cornwall Boozy Christmas Pudding


Brimming with Cornish rattler, amaretto, brandy and marsala and packed with plump fruit and spices, this fabulous festive pud is a great yuletide gift for family and friends. Trust us, it tastes delicious!

Camel Valley Brut


Camel Valley have been producing awarding winning wines in the heart of Cornwall for over twenty years. A fresh and fruity fizz, Camel Valley ‘Cornwall’ Brut is ideal for any celebration.

Origin Coffee


Origin Coffee believe in great tasting coffee and source from all over the world at different times of year, investing in the growers. Treat someone to a freshly roasted bag of coffee delivered right to your door every month for a year. Perfect for coffee lovers!

Da Bara Bakery


Taste the difference this Christmas with freshly baked artisan bread. Available from deli’s throughout Cornwall as well direct from Da Bara Bakery in Grampound Road.

Cornish Cheese

Last but certainly not least is cheese, plenty of Cornish cheese please! From Cornish Crumbly to Miss Muffett, Trelawney to Cornish Smuggler, Cornish Yarg to Helford Blue and Cornish Gouda to Cornish Brie, there’s lots to choose from.

If you are a cheese lover take a look at our Cornish Yarg and Cider fondue recipe, perfect for entertaining impromptu guests this Christmas.

Kernow Sausages


If you don’t fancy making your own sausages with their snazzy sausage making kit, then why not treat yourself to some proper Cornish Kernow sausages, bacon or gammon over the festive period. You’ll be able to tell the difference.

Treleavens Ice cream


A favourite with adults and children alike, ice cream always makes it onto our Christmas dessert list usually with custard and clotted cream! “A little bit of everything please”. Bring a spot of summer to your Christmas table with Trelevens ice cream. With over 90 flavours to choose from they’ve got something for everyone.

Cornish Orchards cider


A favourite in the Beach Hut, Cornish Orchards cider use traditional craft to create their award winning ciders that are not only refreshing, but bursting with outstanding flavours and fruity aromas. Choose from farmhouse, vintage and traditional cider through to pear, blush and regular apple cider.

You should be able to find the perfect Christmas gift from all this Cornish produce, but if you’re looking for someone who loves Watergate Bay in particular then why not treat them to a Watergate Bay gift voucher or something from our Another Place hair and skin care range.


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