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English Martini cocktail

Zacry’s at Watergate Bay is celebrating the coming of summer with this special elderflower gin-based cocktail. Watch out for the high-alcohol count.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
01 May 2019
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What’s on in Cornwall this spring

From the tastes and sounds of Porthleven Food & Music Festival to exhibitions at Eden Project and the Tate, St Ives, we've hand-picked our favourite spring-time events.

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What's new for 2019

It's going to be a year of firsts at Watergate Bay. Find out what's in store for 2019... From event nights in The Beach Hut to active breaks. And of course, there's also the small matter of Watchful Mary, a brand new bar for the Bay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
21 December 2018
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Twelve gins of Christmas

Here at Watergate Bay Hotel, it's no secret that we love gin. So, our Christmas gift to you is a list of our favourites, including some unique variations.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
20 December 2018
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Chocolate mousse

Everyone loves chocolate mousse, and now you can make your own at home! Follow this recipe from The Living Space at Watergate Bay Hotel and enjoy!

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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Fermented plums and roasted pork belly recipe

This winter warming dish is perfect for entertaining guests and surprisingly simple to make - here's the recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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Buttervilla strawberries with white chocolate mousse and lemon meringue

Cornish heritage strawberries are packed with flavour. Complimented with light and creamy white chocolate mousse and classic lemon meringue, really shows them off. Here's our recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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Spider crab poke

Spider crab poke is a seasonal dish on the Zacry's menu. Originally a Hawaiian dish of raw tuna, chef has adapted it to a Cornish dish of spider crab which can be found off Watergate Bay. Here's the recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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Neil Haydocks’ ultimate burger

Burgers are always a firm favourite in the Bay. There is more to a burger than the pattie, we like to pile ours high. Here’s whats included in executive chef, Neil Haydock’s ultimate burger.

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12 December 2018
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The J Bay cocktail

Sweet and silky smooth, this Living Space cocktail is made from Wrecking Coast clotted cream gin, vermouth and pomegranate. Find out how to make it at home with our cocktail recipe.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
01 December 2018
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