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Winter Solstice!

Join us for our final event of the year to celebrate the official start of Winter, the shortest day and to say a fine farewell to 2022. Its had its challenges eh?

We have fine music, plenty to drink and eat and some festive cheer for you all…

Just announced too, in addition to the line up we also have Apricity Braves performing for the first time in Hastings.

Tickets are just £10, booking ahead is advisable, please get your ticket HERE

We’d like to thank everybody that has visited us here at The Beacon this year, our fantastic local suppliers, those that have held events and supported us too. But most importantly a huge thanks to our team who work hard to keep the cogs turning, you know who you are…

Merry Christmas and see you in the New Year!

A Warming Sunday & A Winter Solstice

The temperature is set to drop this weekend, we’re here to warm you up…

Sunday Lunch 12.30-3.30ish

  • Roast chicken, herby stuffing
  • Roasted nut medley, mixed cheese and chutney Wellington (v)
  • Vegan Nut Roast
  • Baked Catch of the Day

Each main comes with roasties, seasonal vegetables and a home brewed gravy. Starter boards and kids menu also available. Dessert this week is a choice of vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding or Banoffee Pie.

Something to look forward to…

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305

Christmas at The Beacon

December is upon us!

We’ll be here for the next few weeks with your favourite home cooked Sunday Roasts with a sprinkling of the winter season and the good things that it brings. Sloe Gin is one.

PLUS, if you have yet to book into our Festive Friday special on the 16th then please do get in touch soon…

This Sunday (4th) 12.30 -3.30ish

  • Local leg of lamb, cooked in our wood fired oven served with home made condiments
  • Baked Catch of the Day, finished with a grilled cheddar crumb (can be GF)
  • Beacon Best Nut Roast (vegan option available)

Each main comes with roasties, seasonal vegetables and a home brewed gravy. Plus! This week try adding Gratin Dauphinois, yum!

Desserts this week…

  • Blueberry Cheesecake
  • Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding

Festive Friday! December 16th

For any seasonal gatherings, look no further! We are offering spaces for a few parties (10-15 guests) set within our home from home setting…

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305

Festive Fuel! Our Christmas Menus Are Here…

Come all Ye Playful! We’re opening for a fab Friday in December to host small groups wishing to celebrate the festive season together. With limited dining areas, we can take only a couple more parties wishing to book in. So, if you’re looking for a more unique offering this Christmas for you and your colleagues, friends or loved ones, please do book in with us now.

Following on from that, our final Sunday of the year is to be celebrated as Christmas itself. Come and sit within our decorated home from home setting, enjoy a cocktail, a cosy fire and our seasonal menu…

Taking bookings now so please get in early to avoid disappointment…

This Sunday (27th) Lunch…

  • Local roast pork, homemade apple sauce
  • Beacon best Nut Roast, sweet potato puree (v) (vegan option available)
  • Baked Catch of the Day

Each main is served with seasonal vegetables, roasties and a home brewed gravy.

Dessert is Calvados spiked apple crumble (vegan option available), starters and kids menu available each week also…

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305

Happenings Here…

Thursday Live (17th) Column 258 – Bar & Kitchen 6pm

Soulful beat poetry, crooked blues and cinematic music? Come and see for yourself! More info HERE

Saturday – Private Hire

Sunday Lunch 12.30-3.30ish

  • Local roast beef, fresh Horseradish, Yorkshire pud
  • Roasted Cauliflower Cheese Filo Pie (v)
  • Vegan Nut Roast, sweet potato puree
  • Baked Catch of the Day

Each main is served with roasties, a selection of vegetables and a home brewed gravy.

Dessert this week is a choice of lemon polenta cake or seasonal fruit crumble (vegan option available)

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305

A Live Thursday!

Firstly, thanks to those that joined us for our final Friday of the year last week. We had such a great evening with a true essence of Guy Fawkes commemoration, we were sure to go out with a bang..and that we did, as well as our effigy of Vlad. Big thanks to all those that made it happen too. We look forward to a new season of Fridays next year…

Back to this week

Thursday Live – Bar & Kitchen 6pm

We proudly host Reg Hendricke’s recently formed quintet, Playground, featuring Reg Hendrickse on flute, Mark Swindall on guitar, Sophie Mason on keys, Huw Thomas on bass and Chris Priestley on drums.

Reg is the orchestration behind the East Hastings Angling Club jazz nights and this promises to be a night of eclectic and inspired mix of Brazilian infused tunes – Gilberto Gil comes to the West Hill (if you will). Entry is £5, home cooked veg/vegan chilli available from the kitchen…

Saturday – Private Hire

Sunday Lunch 12.30 – 3.30ish

  • Roast chicken, herby stuffing
  • Roasted nut and cheese medley Wellington (v)
  • Vegan Nut Roast (GF)
  • **New** Baked Catch of the Day (GF)

Desserts this week are lemon polenta cake (GF) or Fairlight Bramley apple crumble (can be vegan)

CHRISTMAS!

We are excited to announce that on Friday the 16th December we will be opening our dining areas to a lucky few parties (up to 15 guests) wishing to celebrate this season with colleagues. Come and dine with us; enjoy a home cooked menu and a seasonal cocktail within our festive surroundings! For a copy of the menu and to book your party in please get in touch ASAP…

We will also be sharing our final Sunday of the year (December 18th) with you all as a Christmas special, places will be limited so we highly recommend booking in early. Full menu to be posted soon!

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com or (01424) 431 305

Remember Remember the 4th of November…

Thursday 3rd – Closed, sorry…

Please see our events page for the next Thursday Live on the 10th.

Friday 4th – The One About Guy Fawkes (kind of) Bar & Garden Kitchen open from 6pm ** this event is weather depending**

Come and keep warm; baked potatoes served al fresco with campfire beans (ve) or slow cooked chilli and mulled cider. A bonfire, an effigy and even our very own (low noise) fireworks display! Opening for food and drinks from 6pm, fireworks will be after 8….

Please note! We’re very sorry but this event is not suitable for young children.

Saturday – Private Hire

Sunday Lunch 12.30-3.30 ish

  • Local roast lamb
  • Beacon Best Nut Roast (vegan option also available)
  • Smoked Haddock Gratin

Each main comes with seasonal vegetables, roasties and a home brewed gravy.

Kids menu of half roast or meat/veggie bangers available each week, plus sharing starter boards.

Dessert this week is Fairlight Bramley apple Crumble (vegan) or chocolate sponge and chocolate custard.

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305

CORRECTION!

Further to yesterdays post, please note we are NOT open this Thursday. For all events between now and Christmas please see our EVENTS PAGE. Sundays will continue until the 18th December….

Final Fridays…

Before we talk Fridays, heres news on this weeks Thursday Live…

Thursday Bar & Kitchen 6pm (food til 8)

To see all info on events please see our main website events page HERE

Fridays Fridays Fridays….

Its the final two weeks of Friday evening openings for us here so here’s what we have lined up….

Fridays 28th – The Halloweeny One 5-9pm

A nod to the spooky season; prize for best dressed, devilish cocktails, themed garden scenes, maybe a monster mash and the final session of pizzas from the Garden Kitchen!!

Fridays 4th November – The Guy Fawkes One 5-10pm

Sit round the bonfire with a warming bowl of BBQ beans and a hot potato, sip a mulled cider and later enjoy a small (low noise) fireworks display. More details to follow…

Saturday – Private Hire

Sunday Lunch 12.30-3.30ish

  • Local roast pork, Fairlight Bramley apple sauce
  • Beacon Best Nut Roast (vegetarian and vegan options)
  • Smoked Haddock Gratin

Each main comes with roasties, seasonal vegetables and a home brewed gravy.

Dessert this week is Calvados spiked apple crumble using hand picked fruit from Fairlight or our own garden. Vegan option available.

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305

Necessary Animals, Oh Oh Seven….Lets Get Cosy!

The fire will be lit, the cider mulled, there’ll be warm food and whats more we have entertainment – Come and have a night in with us this week!

Thursday – Bar & Kitchen 6pm (food served til 8)

Further details of the night and to book tickets please see HERE

Friday – Oh Oh Seven 5-10pm

Come and be part of a human juke box, bring your vinyl and join a line up of local DJs or just sit back and enjoy the eclectic mix of tunes whilst sharing an evening with your faves, a wood fired pizza and a mug of our mulled cider!

Saturday – Private Hire

Sunday Lunch 12.30-3.30ish

Starters this week include;

  • Chicken Liver Pate
  • “Faux Gras” – a vegan pate made with mushrooms, beetroot, mixed lentils, toasted walnuts, fresh herbs and a splash of cognac (Even the meat eaters amongst us are impressed)
  • Smoked Mackerel Pate

Mains are all served with roasties, seasonal vegetables and a home brewed gravy…

  • Local beef, fresh Horseradish
  • Beacon Best Nut Roast (v)
  • Vegan chestnut & mushroom Wellington
  • Smoked Haddock Gratin

Dessert this week is a choice of Sticky Toffee Pudding or Apple Crumble (can be vegan)

Kids menu of meat/veggie bangers or mini roast available each week.

Get in touch beaconhastings@gmail.com (01424) 431 305