Electric Beach Ale

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New to Electric Beach Festival comes Electric Beach Ale. A specialist, unique blend of flavours from Skinners Ale, ready to put the hip in your hops.

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , , on April 14, 2014


Christmas dinner wine guide

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When it comes to Christmas dinner it’s not all about turkey, roast potatoes and the perfect gravy, a good choice of wine will really top off the meal. But what to choose?

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Dining room, Living Space, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , on December 16, 2013


Winter warmers at The Beach Hut

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There’s nothing better to warm your cockles after a chilly winter beach walk than a winter warmer.

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This entry was posted in Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , on November 29, 2013


Strawberry and apple crumble cocktail

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Two strawberries, a splash of apple juice and a little spirit.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , , on November 18, 2013


Hot Toddy

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Autumn is here and winter is on it’s way; learn to make hot toddy, a classic winter warmer to keep you toasty throughout the colder seasons.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , , , on September 23, 2013


Glossary – know your coffee

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All our coffee at Watergate Bay Hotel and The Beach Hut comes from our friends at Origin Coffee. A local Cornish coffee brewing company from Porthleven, west Cornwall. We love our coffee and hope you do too. But do you know your latte from your cappuccino, or your piccolo from your ristretto? If not, here’s […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on August 21, 2013


The story of an award-winning coffee

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The story of an award-winning coffee The Beach Hut and Watergate Bay Hotel are proud to use Origin Coffee as one of our local Cornish suppliers. They are passionate about what they do and produce exceptional coffee for our guests. They know their coffee is good because they know how its grown. They visit the […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on August 14, 2013


Where does our coffee come from?

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Where does our coffee come from? Did you know that coffee is a fruit and did you know that it’s also a seasonal crop? We caught up with our friends from Origin Coffee to understand more about this fascinating little bean and why we have made the right choice to serve Origin in The Beach […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , , on August 10, 2013


Espresso martini

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Two shots of naughty makes something extremely nice! This is certainly the case with our espresso martini (espresso-tini). They’re a favourite in the Living Space bar and make an appearance on the cocktail menu in autumn, although we will always make one on request. Our bartender describes it as the posh red bull and vodka, […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , on August 7, 2013


Pimms o’clock

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Nothing beats a glass of Pimms on a summer’s day…except maybe a jug of Pimms on a summer’s day. Here is our Pimms Cup recipe from The Living Space, with a little Watergate twist; instead of lemonade we mix ours with ginger ale. Pimms cup Serves One Ingredients 70ml Pimms No1 2 strawberries 3 slices of […]

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This entry was posted in Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , , on July 5, 2013