Hand Luggage Only – guest blog

Hand Luggage Only – guest blog

Lloyd and Yaya are the London lads behind Hand Luggage Only, a travel blog with a side of food and photography inspiration. Here’s what happened when we invited them to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club, The Beach Hut, Zacry's and tagged , , , , on September 16, 2016


David Griffen – guest blog

David Griffen – guest blog

David Griffen loves food almost as much as he loves photography, shooting with chefs and at restaurants all over the world – including Watergate Bay Hotel. Here’s what happened when we invited him to take over our social media channels on his last visit.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club, The Beach Hut, The Living Space, Zacry's and tagged , , , on August 1, 2016


Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

It’s not a celebration without cake. And if you’re planning an event at Watergate Bay, we tip our hats to Peboryon and their exclusive Watergate Bay range of cakes.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Food and drink and tagged , , , on May 6, 2016


Scallop and monkfish succotash

Scallop and monkfish succotash

Exec chef Neil Haydock loves a good succotash – a North American Indian dish consisting of beans and kernels. Catch him in action at Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink on Friday 22 – Sunday 24 April 2016 where he’ll be demoing this recipe.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Neil Haydock, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , , , , on March 31, 2016


To France, and our new Champagne house

To France, and our new Champagne house

Some of the team recently flew to the capital of France’s Champagne region for a behind-the-scenes tour of Champagne Jacquart, the hotel’s new and exclusive Champagne house.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Meet the team, Neil Haydock, The Beach Hut, The Living Space, Zacry's and tagged , , on March 10, 2016


WGB Magazine: The fifth taste – a guide to Cornish seaweed

WGB Magazine: The fifth taste – a guide to Cornish seaweed

Wild seaweed has been harvested along the coastline of the British Isles for centuries, but only now are its health and culinary benefits truly being appreciated. The second installment from our new-look WGB Magazine, written by Kate O’Brien.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, WGB Magazine and tagged , on February 9, 2016


Winter mule

Winter mule

The only thing familiar about Zacry’s winter mule cocktail is the ginger beer. Instead we add our favourite seasonal ingredients, sloe gin and sherry, for added spice.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , on January 14, 2016


Clementine margarita

Clementine margarita

Our barmen and ladies at The Living Space have taken the fresh, crisp flavours of the margarita and added some seasonal zing. Make it at home with our clementine margarita recipe.

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Christmas pudding cocktail

Christmas pudding cocktail

Like mulled wine, but even better – Zacry’s take the traditional flavours of Christmas pudding as inspiration for this warming cocktail drink recipe.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , on December 23, 2015


Chocolarita cocktail from Zacry’s

Chocolarita cocktail from Zacry’s

All of the best ingredients associated with Pancake Day but in cocktail form. Our bar team at Zacry’s have been inspired by today’s happenings to bring you this special Shrove Tuesday Cocktail.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , , on December 16, 2015