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This weekend…

What’s in store from us on the hill….

Friday – Bar & Garden Kitchen from 6pm

A Pepperoni special from Syd, our classic white pizza with homegrown courgettes or a vegan delight…you choose. Each pizza hand stretched and stone baked to order in our Garden Kitchen.

Saturday – Closed for private hire

Sunday – Bar 12-6 Kitchen 1-3ish

More from our summer menu…

  • Local pork shoulder, slow roasted
  • Cheese & onion tart (v)
  • Vegan Nut Wellington, slow roast tomatoes
  • Rock-a-nore fish platter

Each comes with seasonal salads, roasted squashed garlic potatoes and home baked breads

Kids & dessert menu always available, please call ahead if you need to know what they are before your visit

To book a table or for any other enquiries please email or call us on (01424) 431 305

Important Notice

To protect our staff and household we ask that masks still be worn when indoors and that guests visit the bar and toilets individually. We also ask that if you or any of your guests feel remotely unwell that you/they postpone the booking. We are doing our best to ensure a safe place to come and visit, our team are also regularly tested. In the unfortunate event of anyone testing positive, all bookings will be cancelled.

Another important notice **rolls eyes**

Our website is under construction so we apologise if information has been tricky to obtain, please bear with us whilst it is completed, It will be done soon!

Rolling, Rolling, Rolling…

Hello Sunshine! Hope that you can stay for the weekend….?

Friday 6pm – Garden Kitchen & Bar

Serving up delicious hand rolled pizzas from 6pm alongside drinks from the bar. Meat, vegetarian and vegan options always available whilst stocks last.

Saturday – Closed for private hire

A lot of our Saturdays are used for larger events and parties. If you’d like to enquire about hiring our space and gardens for your event please do so by getting in touch

Sunday Lunch 12-6 (service 1-3ish)

Book in now to enjoy this weeks summer menu…

  • Local wood fired butterflied leg of lamb
  • Spanakopita (Feta & spinach Filo Pie) (Vegetarian & vegan options)

Each with Greek salad, houmous, Greek potato hash & wood fired flat breads

  • Rock-a-nore smoked fish platter; caper mayonnaise, green salad & home made breads

Hope to see you soon!

Pizza Fridays & the Taste of Summer

We’re open again this weekend with a menu of tasty food, open gardens, lots of drinks and a bit of cake too…

Friday Bar & Garden Kitchen 6-10pm

Alfresco dining, freshly baked pizzas from the wood fired oven, bar serving up beers, wines (some local) and spirits. We also have a special this week in the form of a Rock-a-nore smoked fish platter!

Please call ahead if your party is larger than 8 or if you intend to come later in the evening, sometimes food runs out and we hate to disappoint!

Saturday 12-8

Light lunches of potted ham or cheese Ploughmans (vegan option always available), cakes, coffee and open bar. Please note lunch service ends at 4.

Sunday 12-6

Book ahead to reserve your place at a garden table, enjoy a platter of our new Summer menu…

  • Local roast beef, fresh Horseradish Mayo
  • Baked Camembert (v)
  • Spiced squash Filo Pie (ve)

Each board comes with a selection of salads, squashed roasted potatoes & home baked breads.

Dessert & kids menu also available each week, please call ahead if you need to know what they are.

Pizza, Ploughmans, Pastry & Puddings!

Thanks to everyone that came to see us last weekend, it was so nice to see more of you. We have loved being outdoors using the Garden Kitchen and will be open again this weekend for more of the same!

Friday 6-10ish

Hand made pizzas (we will always offer a meat, vegetarian and vegan option) from Dora & Syd, plenty from the bar and alfresco dining should the weather permit!

*no need to book unless your party is particularly large but we do recommend calling ahead if you plan to come later…

Saturday 12-8 (lunch service 1-4)

Ploughmans Platters of smoked British gammon, mature cheddar cheese or sundried tomato Houmous each accompanied with freshly baked breads, house pickles and salads. Plus freshly baked cakes & bar.

Sunday 12-6 (lunch service 1-3)

  • slow roast local pork, roast smashed potatoes & summer bean salad
  • Rock-a-nore smoked fish platter
  • Cheese & onion tart, house pickles, summer slaw, potato & mixed salad, freshly baked bread (v)
  • sweet potato falafel, sundried tomato Houmous, salad selection, freshly baked bread (ve)


  • ice cream cake, hot chocolate sauce
  • vegan sticky toffee pudding

Kids menu available each week too.

What are you doing this weekend…?


Come and visit us this weekend for a drink, a bite to eat, escape the rabble and hang out in the gardens.

New Opening Hours:

Friday 6-10pm

Saturday 12-8pm Lunch service 1-3

Sunday 12-6 Lunch service 1-3


Friday night sees the official opening of our Garden Kitchen! Come from 6pm, no need to book (unless your party is larger than 8) and grab one of Hannah’s cocktails. She has been working towards a paired drink to suit this weeks Mexican inspired menu…

  • Local pulled pork, pink pickled onions
  • Mexican spiced roast vegetable & mixed bean chilli (V) or (ve)

Each dish comes with grilled corn salsa, summer slaw, chipotle sauce & wood fired garlic flatbreads.

£15 per head.


Our back garden is busy with a private hire but there’s plenty of other places to sit indoors or within the front yard, bar opens at 12 for coffee and cake, light lunches between 1-3 of Ploughman’s style grazing boards £10; home baked ham, English cheddar or a vegan dip, each with pickles, fresh salad and home baked breads.


Bar open from 12 – 6, lunches between 1-3 with our new summer menu…

  • Wood fired local leg of lamb, salsa verde £20
  • Rock-a-nore smoked fish platter, caper mayonnaise £18
  • Roast Mediterranean vegetables, home made Basil pesto (vegan option available) £16

Each main comes with smashed roasties, summer beans, green salad & home baked breads.

Kids, dessert & cake menu available each week.

We hope to see you all soon!

The Last Roast! (for the summer)

This Sunday sees the end of our roast menu – We’ll be sending off the classic plate with local topside of beef and our best recipe nut roast!

From the beginning of July, The Beacon will be opening all weekend (Friday evenings, Saturday & Sunday daytime to 8 & 6pm ish) so we hope you’ll come along to have a drink in the garden, sample the new summer food & drinks menu, tuck in to a slice of cake and enjoy the gardens in their blooming glory!

Our outdoor kitchen will be running throughout the weekends too, dishing up wood fired meats, vegetarian and vegan dishes, hand made breads and various salads.

A more detailed menu will be published each week whilst we work with local suppliers and produce.

We look forward to seeing more of you soon!

A Salute To The Dads…

Its Fathers Days this Sunday and we have just a few tables left for our weekly lunch service so please do book in soon if you were hoping to visit.

On the menu this week…

  • Local lamb, minted redcurrant £20
  • Homity Pie – leeks, spinach, mature cheddar deep filled in a wholemeal crust (v) £16
  • Vegan nut roast, sweet potato puree £16

Each main comes with roasties, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables and a home brewed gravy…

Desserts £6.50

  • Mini Pavlova
  • Vegan Brownie, cherry ice cream (ve)

Starters & kids menu available each week. We are also now beginning to introduce our lighter summer menu of grazing boards; meat, vegetarian and vegan platters of fresh salads and hand made breads accompanying local meats, smoked fish and home made dips.

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


As we travel further into the summer, The Beacon will be open Friday-Sunday every week (starting in July) for you to come and enjoy the dining room, bar and gardens. Come and see us for cocktails, cakes, local liquor drinks list and a new summer menu, bringing lighter options to share with your favourites. Watch out for grazing boards of local meats & fish, fresh salads, hand made wood fired breads and a varied selection of vegetarian and vegan delights.

If you’ve been meaning to visit us recently for a Sunday Roast then fear not! We will be running the menu until the end of June…

Please call us to book a table for any of the following..

June 13th – Local pork with homemade apple sauce (£18) or Beacon Beets Tower; balsamic roast beetroot & red onion, sizzled leeks & pine nuts all piled high on a bed of infused chickpea mash (£16) (ve)

June 20th – Local Lamb with minted redcurrant (£20) or Homity Pie; leeks, spinach, mature cheddar and potato deep filled in a wholemeal crust (£16) (v). Vegan option available.

June 27th – Local topside of beef with fresh horseradish (£18) or Beacons Best Nut Roast (£16) (vegetarian or vegan options)

As always, each main comes with roasties, a selection of seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and a home brewed gravy.

Dessert, kids and grazing board menus available as well as weekly cocktails and cakes

Stay tuned for more news from us on the hill!

A Summer Twist…

We embrace the summer with open arms! It has been a long time coming, lets hope it remains this way for some time…

To celebrate the warmer weather we are adding a little continental twist to the weeks Roasts by adding garlic sauteed green beans in place of cabbage and carrots. We are also working towards a summer menu of picnic boards and Ploughmans so do come and enjoy some time with us here soon…

This weeks mains

  • Local roast beef, fresh Horseradish £18
  • Beacons Best Nut Roast; mixed nuts, fresh vegetables, plenty of herbs and a sprinkling of cheese (vegan and vegetarian options available)

Each main dish comes with roasties, Yorkshire pudding, sauteed green beans & a home brewed gravy. Or make it a truly summer plate by adding a side of crisp green salad and a fresh Aioli!

Starter boards & kids menu available each week, please give us a call if you need to know these before your visit.

Desserts £6.50

  • ice cream cake, hot chocolate sauce (back again by popular demand!)
  • vegan fruit crumble, vanilla custard

To book a table or to order a take away, please either email or phone us on (01424 431 305)

The Beacon Garden Kitchen!

We will soon be opening our new outdoor kitchen, dishing out hand made stone baked breads, wood fire roasted local meat, vegetarian & vegan dishes..

Throughout the summer months, The Beacon will be open all weekend with a diary of different cooks, mixologists and happenings. More to be announced soon!

Until then, we are still open every Sunday for our home cooked roast lunches…

This Sunday’s Mains

  • Locally raised roast chicken, bacon & herb stuffing
  • Lentil & Porter Pot Pie – slowly braised Puy lentils & vegetables in a rich Porter gravy, topped with butter bean mash (ve)

Each main comes with roasties, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetable selection & a home brewed gravy.

Weekly starter and kids menu always available. please call ahead if you’d like to know what they are before your visit.

This Sunday’s Desserts £6.50

  • Ice cream cake, hot chocolate sauce
  • Vegan rhubarb & custard pudding

We will now have a cake available by the slice on the counter for those wishing to drop in for coffee

To book a table please email or call (01424) 431 305