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Chocolate orange martini

Treat yourself to a very grown up chocolate orange this Christmas by adding a dash of Baileys and Cointreau. Trust us it's delicious.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
10 December 2013
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Strawberry and apple crumble cocktail

Two strawberries, a splash of apple juice and a little spirit makes a refreshing winter cocktail. Made in the Living Space at Watergate Bay Hotel.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
18 November 2013
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The history of Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay Hotel's history stretches back to 1900. It's been through some radical changes since then and here we'll tell you all about them!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 November 2013
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Our five favourite desserts

In celebration of National Dessert Day we're bringing you five of our favourite dessert recipes from our restaurants. Indulge yourself!

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
09 October 2013
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Toad in the hole with Kernow Sausages

This is a classic comfort food recipe from The Kernow Sausage Company. It takes very little time to prepare but is a real crowd pleaser.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
07 October 2013
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11 gnarly surfing facts

Find out about the longest barrel and the biggest wave ever recorded and the origin of the Hawaiian “shaka” from this infographic by Calypso Soft drinks.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
28 September 2013
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Tarte Fine

Caramelised apple, puff pastry and almond frangipane, the three elements that make Tarte Fine. Follow Executive Chef, Neil Haydock's recipe and make yours!

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 September 2013
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Glossary - know your coffee

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 our guide.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
21 August 2013
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Pet sounds

To reflect its unique brand of leisure, Watergate Bay has composed not just an anthem but a playlist. Listen to and follow our Watergate Bay playlist here.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
08 August 2013
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Espresso martini

Two shots of naughty makes something extremely nice! This is certainly the case with our espresso martini (espresso-tini). Follow the recipe and enjoy!

Christina Knight Christina Knight
07 August 2013
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