Important News

So, to start, a couple of announcements…

unnamedIf you wish to visit our clothing boutique Clothesline, please note it is now open on a Tuesday (2-5) and not a Thursday. You can also call us to arrange an appointment.




Also, this Thursdays Fair’s Fayre is being postponed, sorry! We will still be open as usual for food and drinks though.



Back to it…

This Thursday is TACO NIGHT 7-11

Choose from

Roast sweet potato & Chorizo


Roast sweet potato & feta

Both with roast peppers, slow cooked beans, house slaw & pickles.

Sunday Lunch 12-4



Give us a shout if you’d like to book a table on 01424 431 305 or email

Thursday Night Trattoria & a Sunday Pie

Thursday 7-11 – The Beacon Trattoria (a casual Italian-style eatery)

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Mains £10

Our Oven baked Ragu

British beef, smoked bacon, sun dried tomatoes, rosemary & red wine. Slow cooked for an intense flavour, served with fresh pasta and a crisp green salad

Fresh Pesto

Freshly made basil pesto, fresh pasta, baked garlic parmesan courgettes and a crisp green salad

Green Bean Mac & Cheese

Seasonal green beans & fresh Macaroni in a rich cheese sauce, topped with Parmesan and baked in the oven. Served with a crisp green salad

Sides £2.50

Garlic Bread, Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Salad , Garlic Parmesan Courgettes  or Green Salad

We’ve even got some Italian wines at the bar to sip whilst listening to some Italian music. Failing that…there’ll be the usual quirks such as table tennis and craft beers!

Sunday Lunch 12-4 Pie Week!

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Choose from our hand made pies

Local beef & beer in a suet pastry


Butternut squash, spinach & goats cheese (v)

Both served with garlic mash & seasonal vegetables.

Followed by “Hedgerow Frumble” (Yes we made this name up)

A selection of home grown (namely our Mulberries) and locally grown summer berries mixed together to make a fine compote, served over home made custard and topped with an oaty crumble. Divine!

To book a table or for any other enquiries please get in touch 01424 431 305 or


NEXT WEEK – Fairs Fayre.fairsfayre182

Thursday 25th – a night market for small businesses, creatives and makers to come and sell their wares. We have a few places left for stalls so please get in touch or spread the word to anyone who may be interested, thanks!



Please stay tuned for other events, we have a great line up coming your way!

This weekend at The Beacon

Firstly, a massive THANK YOU to all that came to last weekends garden party, it was such a great day. Our sincere gratitude to all those that entertained, cooked, cleaned and served. We look forward to next year!

So, this week with us…

Thursday 7-11 Pizza Night!
Screen Shot 2016-03-16 at 12.56.41Pizza night is back! Hand made pizzas fresh from the oven and loaded with your favourite toppings. From the bar we have our usual offerings of craft beers and great wines or for something slightly different why not give one of our home brewed spirits a whirl? We have strawberry gin and rhubarb vodka


Saturdays – We are no longer doing brunch on a Saturday however our venue is now available for private hire on these days so if you have an event, a celebration or fancy a private dining evening with your friends, get in touch.

Sunday Lunch 12-4

Screen Shot 2016-05-25 at 10.35.28 This weeks menu is a local roast belly of pork with apple sauce or our favourite nut roast recipe with a wild mushroom sauce. Both served with roasties and seasonal vegetables. Followed by Jumbleberry crumble and cream. Let us know if you’d like to book 01424 431 305.

Beacon Garden Party

We are open tonight from 7pm. The kitchen will be dishing out pulled pork or Halloumi with roast squash, roast peppers & chipotle mayo in Brioche buns. Both come with sweet potato wedges, sour cream dip, sauteed peppers and house slaw. From the bar we have our usual great selection of craft beers, wines, ciders and spirits. New in this week is a local pear cider!

And then..please join us this Sunday for our annual garden party!

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If you’re still hoping to enter the cake competition please get in touch ASAP!


Cartoonists Unite, Last Brunch of the Season & a Sunday Roast

Thursday 7-11

cartoonlogoCalling all cartoonists, comic artists, illustrators and fans of, come and meet others like you and make plans for the up and coming Hastings & 1066 Country Cartoon Festival.

Bar opens at 7, food available….



Saturday Brunch 11-1

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Its the last brunch of the season! So if you’ve missed it so far, here’s your last chance. Brunch classics, weekly specials, fresh coffee, smoothies and the papers. Cracking way to start the weekend….



Sunday Lunch 12-4

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Traditional Sunday Lunches using locally sourced ingredients. This week is roast beef with a horseradish crust or nut roast and, of course, all the trimmings. Pudding is mini pavlovas…




Want to book? Give us a call on 01424 431 305 or pop us an email

Beacon Bake Off

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Closing date for the cake competition is fast approaching so if you wish to take part please apply soon! Entrants fee is £5, first prize is £100 and all cakes will be sold during the garden party (7th August) with all proceeds going to the Old Town Preservation Society.

Cake Competitions & Table Tennis Tournaments

This week at The Beacon…

Thursday 7-11 


This Thursday sees our very first table tennis tournament! All welcome to take part, although finals may be re-scheduled if numbers are high. Tournament begins at 7.30.



From the kitchen we’ll be serving Firecracker beef & Ratatouille and from the bar our fine selection of craft beers, wines and maybe even a cocktail!

Saturday Brunch 11-1

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Brunch classics, weekly specials, smoothies, fresh coffees and the weekly news. What better way to start your Saturday…



Sunday Lunch 12-4

Spring roast local chicken or stuffed aubergine with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

Followed by Summer fruits flan

To book a table please call us on 01424 431 305 or email

Be in it to win it

Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 14.14.33For this years garden party we are holding our very first cake competition! All welcome to apply, you needn’t be Mary Berry. First prize is £100 and all cakes will be sold on the day with proceeds going to the Old Town Preservation Society. Please enter now by downloading the form from our website


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Here’s this week for you

Thursday 7-11 



Come and enjoy a menu of Mushroom & Tarragon Strudel or Bavarian roast chicken, have a round of table tennis, enjoy some of our craft beers, sip a cocktail or just meet some mates and hang out. Your weekly retreat awaits…



Saturday CLOTHES SALE 11-5




Come and have a rummage this Saturday, we have a lot of stalls awaiting you. From vintage treasures to hand-me-downs.

All day brunch available, plus bar and afternoon teas.


Sunday Lunch 12-4

Bloody Mary Beef – Local beef brisket slow cooked in spiced tomato and vodka mix

Ratatouille – Slow cooked peppers and vine tomatoes with aubergines and garlic courgettes.

Both served with cheddar mash and seasonal vegetables

Followed by Jumbleberry Crumble

To book a table please call us on 01424 431 305 or email