The Beach Hut classics

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Cornish produce sits at the heart of the reimagined Beach Hut menu, and is a key part of our renewed sustainability focus. Classic Beach Hut dishes have been reinvented, firmly anchored by provenance and location. We're championing our local food heroes, and sharing our classic recipes, including a few secrets from head chef in the Beach Hut kitchen.

The Beach Hut At Watergate Bay

Crab bucatini

Longstanding classic, firm favourite and our most popular dish for over a decade, you might say our crab bucatini has a cult following. Learn to make it at home with this recipe straight from the Beach Hut kitchen.

Crab bucatini recipe

Crab Buccantini at the Beach HutCornish crab

Local Newquay fisherman, Buck Beckett catches our Beach Hut crab right off the Watergate Bay shoreline. If conditions on the north coast aren't favourable, then we'll often use The Cornish Crab Company. on the south coast. Cornish brown crab comes from healthy stock and fishing with crab pots allows for undersized and berried females to be returned to the water unharmed. 

Shroom burger at the Beach HutShroom burger

Cornish Gouda, homemade mayonnaise with St Ewe eggs and a burger bun sourced from just over the hill at Dabara bakery, our Extreme burger served in the Beach Hut is a very Cornish affair. But it's our new 50% plant-based menu in the Beach Hut that's been paving the way for a few rising classics. Flavours of earthy mushrooms and smoky walnuts are paired with a sweet beetroot relish in our Shroom, beet and walnut burger. Intrigued? Discover the recipe to try your own version at home. 

Shroom burger recipe

Cornish GoudaCheese without air miles

On a small dairy farm in Cornwall, the Spiering family handmake Cornish Gouda using traditional techniques native to their Dutch heritage. They are the only UK company making Gouda, as far as we know... and located just a short distance from Watergate Bay on the south coast near Looe, Cornwall. 

Cornish Gouda Co

Cornish mussels

Did you know that growing mussels on offshore ropes is actually one of the few forms of sustainable farming? We totally support the Fowey Shellfish Company's organic, sustainable and traceable ethos. Try our recipe, read about the mussel journey from 'port to plate' and discover the environmental benefits of farming mussels...

Moules Mariniere recipe

Daily catch

The daily catch of fresh Cornish fish straight from the ship to Watergate Bay's shore makes our fish and chip dish fresh, light and flavoursome. Catch some battered top tips with our fish and chip recipe.

Fish and chips recipe

Portobello mushroom chipsMushroom fries

A familiar favourite, the portabello mushroom fries are always a must. Learn how to make your own mushroom fries at home and how to make the best aioli.

Portobello mushroom fries recipe

Sunste Cocktails At The Beach Hut

The Beach Hut

The Beach Hut's renewed focus on sourcing local produce wherever possible is key to our menu. This means refocussing on independent local food heroes and keeping sustainability in mind. Think sustainability sourced Cornish rope grown mussels, Cornish gouda, local crab from Newlyn harbour, and bread baked just over the hill.

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