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


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


Winter mule cocktail

Winter mule cocktail

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


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

Chocolarita cocktail

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


Barista of the Bay 2015

Barista of the Bay 2015

There’s more to being a barista than someone who makes and serves coffee. That’s why we joined our specialty coffee roasters Origin Coffee to put five employees to the test, all in the hopes of being crowned Barista of the Bay.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Neil Haydock, The Beach Hut, The Living Space, Zacry's and tagged , , on December 9, 2015


The nutcracker cocktail, from Zacry’s

The nutcracker cocktail, from Zacry’s

We can’t guarantee that Whiskey puts hairs on your chest, this delicious winter cocktail garnished with cinnamon will certainly warm you up. As served in Zacry’s.

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Zacry’s truffled maccheroni

Zacry’s truffled maccheroni

Zacry’s truffled maccheroni is a real stand out dish, even though it is served as a side. We’ll have four as a main please – and this recipe too.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , , on November 3, 2015