The Winter Solstice!

Its our final Sunday of the year, the winter solstice and almost time for a break. So, we’d like to invite all of our friends for a mulled wine and mince pie this Sunday. Should the weather stay dry, we’ll be lighting the braziers for extra warmth outside. Please do come along and see us before we close for a well earned rest.

We will, of course, be serving lunches that day so do book a table if you intend to eat. Its a festive one! We’ll be serving up local roast chicken with stuffing and fresh cranberry sauce or a puff pastry topped winter vegetable pie (v) (ve), each served with roasties, seasonal freshly cooked vegetables and a gravy. Also, a choice of additional sides including pigs in blankets and cauliflower cheese. From the bar, mulled wine and a Kir Royal as well as our usual beers, wines and spirits,

Kids, starter, dessert and vegan menu always available.

To book a table please email or call us on (01424) 431 305. If you’d like to join us for a drink in the later part of the afternoon then there’s no need to book although the garden space will be weather depending.

Please see our website ( for details on classes running through January, to get in touch with us and to check out info on an event happening on the 10th, a supper talk hosted by Sarah Janes and her far out world of lucid dreaming!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from us all at The Beacon!

A Big Thanks & a Big Burger

First of all thanks to those who came to our quiz night, we raised over £200 for the Seaview Project – Well Done!

Secondly, this Friday is the final pop-up eatery from Candy for this year. If you are up for a vegetarian or vegan diner experience then this is for you. Expect comforting burgers with hand made bean patties and plenty of relish or Halloumi stacked high, both served with sides. Its not Christmas but it is comfort and joy! Booking is highly recommended so please contact us to reserve your place.

The penultimate Sunday Roast 12-4

Come and get a celebratory lunch with us before the seasonal holidays. This week we’ll be serving up roast local pork with stuffing or a mixed nut Wellington (V) & (Ve), each served with plenty of seasonal vegetables, roasties and a home brewed gravy. Dessert is a chocolate and chestnut Torte. Starter, kids and vegan menu always available.

Bookings or further enquiries to info@beaconhastings or (01424) 431 305

Mulled cider & a right festive treat…

As we approach that time of year, our menu eeeks closer to it too.

With a Gingerbread, caramel and pear Trifle, a jam packed Nut Roast and a local roast lamb with all the trimmings, there’s something for everyone.

We’ve been busy perfecting our recipe for mulling, gently warming organic cider, cloudy apple juice, plenty of spices and a tweak of rum at the end. Warming!

To book in with us this Sunday please either call us on (01424) 431 305 or email

Have you tried Candy’s Diner yet?

Happening this FRIDAY 7pm, she still has places available so book in now if you can. Expect hand made Falafel (the best we’ve tried) or Halloumi, citrussy Houmous, cabbage slaw, herby Tabbouleh and even a hand made flat bread. Not only that but we now stock vegan wines and beers too!

Booking essential, please get in touch with us or Candy herself.

Sunday Lunch 12-4

Local roast beef & Yorkshire pudding or Pot Pie (V) (Ve), each served with roasties and an array of seasonal vegetables. Dessert this week is a salted caramel baked cheesecake. Vegan options always available as well as starter and kids menu.

To book please either email or phone (01424) 431 305.

Final Life Drawing & a Quiz Night!

News about the Life Drawing class….

We will be taking a break through the winter so the final class of the year is to be next week, Tuesday the 26th November.

A few places left for next weeks Quiz Night!

If you were hoping to join and have yet to book your table then please be quick! We have only a few spots left….

Lets Do Quizness takes place on Thursday 28th at 7pm, entry is £2 per person with proceeds going to the Seaview Project. From the kitchen we have good ole Bangers & Mash (with hand made veggie and vegan bangers too) also a warming cup of mulled cider from the bar. Booking Essential, email or phone (01424) 431 305…

Sunday Lunch 12-4

Local pork with sausage stuffing or a winter vegetable crumble (v) or lentil roast (ve). Each accompanied with roasties and a party of seasonal and locally sourced vegetables. Pudding this week is a warm Hazelnut Brownie with Vanilla ice cream. Vegan option always available. Booking highly recommended email or phone (01424) 431 305…

A Night of Greek Mythology and a Fine Roast…


(15th November) 6.30 Doors & Bar

Final call for this Fridays Supper Talk on Greek Mythology. We have a few tickets left so please call us (01424 431 305) or email ( to book in. Apologies for missing the date of the event on last weeks post…

Tickets £17 and include a two course supper of Moussaka (vegetarian and vegan option always available), hand made flatbreads and a mixed salad. Followed by Honey sponge pudding and pistachio Greek yogurt ice cream or a vegan orange sponge with dairy free vanilla ice cream.

Sunday Lunch 12-4

This week we will be serving up local roast chicken with stuffing or a Lentil Roast (ve). Please note this is different to that previously advertised but just as delicious.

Dessert is a Lemon Tart with creme fraiche. Please call us to book on (01424) 431 305.

A Night of Greek Mythology…

Its been a while since we hosted a supper talk but as the winter draws in, they’re back! And we kick off with this one which will not disappoint.

Come and hear speaker, Christo Georgadidis who came to England as a teenager and has spent his working life teaching in Steiner schools. Throughout his lifetime he has nurtured a passion for the myths, legends and stories of Ancient Greece, which he will share with you. Travel with him on an evolutionary journey from mythological to historical consciousness, from the Iliad to the Seven Sages to Herodotus.

Tickets £17 which includes a two course supper of vegetarian Moussaka or vegan Aubergine Gratin, a fine salad and home made flat breads. Followed by honey sponge pudding and pistachio greek yogurt ice cream or a greek orange cake for vegans. Booking is essential so please get in touch…

Please note our land line is currently down so to get in touch its best to email or call either Judy on 07980 596751 or Sarah on 07801 250256

Sunday Lunch 12-4

Limited space left for this week’s classic roast but book soon and we can hopefully get you in. This week we’ll be roasting local lamb served with a minted redcurrant jelly or for vegetarians a leek, kale & Gruyere tart and for vegans a lentil roast Wellington. Each come with a choice of potato Dauphinois or roasties, seasonal vegetables and a home made gravy. Dessert this week is an apple Upside Down Cake baked with our own apples!

There’s still time to book your Christmas party with us. If you’re looking to host a festive celebration in a private home-from-home setting then do get in touch. We have a seasonal and celebratory menu on offer plus new wines and cocktails!