Tampa Waterfront Resort Introduces Craft Cocktails, A Giant Sushi Boat, and Live Entertainment

Tampa Bay, FLA (September 11, 2019) – You don’t have to travel far for paradise. Just in time for Fall, The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas just debuted their latest craft cocktail and sunset happy hour menu at WTR Pool & Grill. 

The handcrafted cocktails include ‘Thee Empress’ made with gin, cucumber soda, lemon, and lime; ‘Death Before Midnight’ made with absinthe, raspberry liqueur, and champagne; Ol’ Smokey with bourbon, black walnut bitters, cherry juice, and candied orange; and Tampa Sunset made with rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and a cherry garnish.

Also featured on the cocktail menu are two (2) spiked dessert cocktails dubbed Grandma’s Cheesecake and Mint Dream. Grandma’s Cheesecake is made with cognac, while Mint Dream is crafted with vanilla ice cream, whiskey, white chocolate liqueur, and creme de mint. Each libation from the latest cocktail menu is $11 and $8 during happy hour, Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. 

Here are five reasons you can’t miss out on all the works at WTR!

Libations by the Bay

Sip pretty by the water with uniquely, handcrafted cocktails like the Bramblin’ Around made with vodka, muddled blackberries and lemon, and ginger beer; or the Coco Loco with rum, cream liqueur, coconut milk, vanilla bitters, honey, and sweetened coconut flakes. 

$5 Bar Bites 

The happy hour menu includes eight tasteful dishes for $5 and $7. The fare includes Calamari, Coconut Shrimp, Mac & Cheese Rolls, Cheese & Charcuterie Board, and introduces sushi items like Dragon Roll, Spicy Salmon Roll, and Rocky Point Tuna Roll. 

“Aye Aye, Capt’n” Sushi 

One of the newest items on the WTR Pool & Grill menu is the sushi platter. This feature includes the chef’s sushi roll of the week and a choice of 2 more rolls with sashimi and nigiri, served up in a magnificent wooden boat. 

Live Music & Entertainment 

The entertainment lineup at The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa includes live bands on Fridays from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, “Rosé All Day” brunch & beats from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, and “Pool Party Sundays” with live entertainment by various DJs starting at 11:00 am. 

Sunset Views

With the “best sunset in Tampa Bay”, as noted by Mayor Bob Buckhorn, locals can dine or lounge around the fire pit tables, capture the best selfies, and overlook the bay at the end of the resort’s pier. 

GODFREY HOTEL & CABANAS: The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa’s resort-style property is nestled among the lush tropical grounds at the edge of Tampa Bay and is conveniently located in close proximity to Tampa International Airport, the Westshore office market, and downtown Tampa. The expansive property boasts a heated outdoor pool, 3200 sq. ft. pier with stunning sunset views and private event space, fitness center, and 7,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space. The 276-room hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi, 42’’ flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, mini-refrigerators and expansive space to relax. Every guest room also comes with a private balcony offering sweeping views of Tampa’s skyline and breathtaking sunset views. http://www.godfreyhoteltampa.com/ 

WTR POOL & GRILL: Offering Tampa Bays utmost majestic waterfront views, WTR Pool & Grill is a 20,000 square foot indoor & outdoor bayside/poolside multi-use venue; a new, contemporary and casual setting serving the freshest local seafood and classic American dishes. The restaurant, WTR Grill, serves breakfast, lunch, sunset dinners and late-night bites.   

EVOLVE & CO: Evolve & Co is a full-service advertising agency located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The company is a collective of brand strategists and creatives, specializing in the lifestyle vertical. The firm is located at 475 Central Avenue Suite M7, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701. www.evolveandco.com 

Editors: For details, or to schedule an interview contact Lisa Williams lisa@evolveandco.com or 727.490.9835.


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