Espresso martini

Espresso martini

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 Food and drink, Recipes, The Living Space and tagged , , , on August 7, 2013


Barbecue at Watergate Bay

Barbecue at Watergate Bay

You know it’s summer when the barbecue’s come out. At Watergate Bay we have seen families and friends all tucking into feasts of sausages, burgers and seafood cooked on the barbie and enjoyed by the sea, but there is no reason why you can’t pull on a pullover and barbecue through the autumn as well. […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes and tagged , , , , on August 2, 2013


Strawberry cheesecake in a jar

Strawberry cheesecake in a jar

Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients 200g digestive biscuits 100g melted butter 1tbs golden syrup 500g mascarpone 200ml whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract/ ½ pod of vanilla seeds Zest and juice of ½ lemon 150g icing sugar Punnet of strawberries Mint leaves Method Whizz the digestive biscuits in a food processor. Add the melted butter and […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, The Living Space and tagged , , on July 31, 2013


Top five Cornish food bloggers

Top five Cornish food bloggers

It’s no secret that we love food at Watergate Bay, we take pride in the food served in our hotel restaurants, the Living Space and Dining Room, and at The Beach Hut, and support local suppliers throughout. We especially enjoy sharing our recipes with you as do our five favourite foodie bloggers from Cornwall. Each […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink and tagged , , , on July 24, 2013


Lobster Friday’s

Lobster Friday’s

Thank lobster it’s Friday! Each Friday at Watergate Bay Hotel is known as Lobster Friday. We serve a dish of half a lobster in garlic butter and chips with basil aioli, and trust us its delicious. The Lobster is locally caught off the Cape of Cornwall, by Lee Carter, on the same day that we […]

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Summer seafood recipes

Summer seafood recipes

At Watergate Bay Hotel we can trace all our fish back to the fisherman, which is really important to our chefs. Like any ingredient, fish is seasonal and we always look to our local fisherman first. Being so close to the ocean, seafood plays a big part in our menus in all our restaurants especially […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes and tagged , , , on July 10, 2013


Summer recipes

Summer recipes

Good food is a really important part of our hotel and we love sharing our recipes with you. Our menus are seasonal so we are constantly changing and updating them to bring you the freshest produce, most of which we source locally to improve quality and reduce our food miles. We’ve had a look through all our […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes and tagged , , , on June 27, 2013


Razor clams with D’Nujotto

Razor clams with D’Nujotto

Serves 4 (starter) Ingredients 1 roll of fresh razor clams (1kg) 100g D’Nujotto (Italian spreading salami) 200ml white wine 20g flat leaf parsley Method Rinse the razor clams really well in cold water. Place a large saucepan with a tight fitting lid on the stove and get it quite hot before adding the cleaned razor […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , on June 26, 2013


Summer pudding and clotted cream

Summer pudding and clotted cream

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 x 2pt pudding bowl 1 white sliced loaf 750g mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, blueberries etc) 200g castor sugar 1 lemon 250g clotted cream Method Take half of the washed berries and place in a saucepan and add the sugar, place over a medium heat until it starts to bubble. […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 18, 2013


Pan fried Cornish hake with Rodda’s clotted cream and cider sauce

Pan fried Cornish hake with Rodda’s clotted cream and cider sauce

Serves 4 Ingredients 50g shallots (peeled and sliced) 200ml of dry cider 100ml of apple juice 200ml of fish or chicken stock I find chicken stock works well with fish as it is light in flavour and doesn’t overpower the fish 200g of Rodda’s clotted cream Salt and pepper Flour for dusting 4 darnes of […]

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 10, 2013