Chocolate Cake & Chocolate Custard…

This Sunday’s roast will be a top local beef with fresh Horseradish or a Nut Roast (vegetarian and vegan options), all with Yorkshire puds, roasties, seasonal vegetables and gravy.

For those that may have read our previously published menu, Homity Pie will be on the menu in the coming weeks instead, sorry!

Dessert takes us back in time (in a good way) to the school canteen (I really mean in a good way) and an absolute classic of chocolate sponge and chocolate custard, this will also be in both vegetarian and vegan options!

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

International Women’s Day!

Coming up in March (6th-8th) we have a weekend of events, please see our website or Facebook page for full details and book your tickets now for music, comedy, performance and story time…

International Women’s Day!

To further awareness and celebrate the wonders of women we are hosting a weekend of events coming soon! Spanning the weekend of the 6th-8th March, tickets are now on sale for a weekend of performance, spoken word, music and much more! Please join our events pages on Facebook for finer details of each happening or check back for links to tickets on our website soon…

And YEP, you guessed it. this Sunday’s roast is local chicken with stuffing or a new recipe Wellington which brings together beetroot, kale and a mighty stuffing all rolled within a fine pastry, all vegan too. Dessert this week is a Banoffee Pie!

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

What’s New With Us…

New to our starter menu is a tried, tasted and loved vegan “Chorizo”, we have been sprinkling it on many things (pictured here on last Sundays pea puree) but this week we’ll be adding it to a white bean dip and some flame roasted red peppers, all aboard some grilled local (or even home made) breads. YUM…

Also on the menu this week, local lamb with our own mint sauce, a Roots Tatin with three cheese sauce and a vegan lentil roast. Each comes with either Dauphinois potatoes or roasties, a selection of seasonal vegetables and a home brewed gravy. Dessert is Sticky Toffee Pudding with a vegan option also.

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

COMING UP – International Women’s Day!

We are excited to announce an entire weekend dedicated to International Women’s Day. An event celebrating women, performed by women and in a venue run by women…but with men very welcome.

Tickets will be on sale soon for live music, comedy, spoken word and performance all to take place between Friday 6th and Sunday 8th March, please stay tuned…

So Long January!

It can be a long ole month for a lot of people, us included. We’re glad its over. Why not join us this Sunday for a comforting home cooked Sunday Lunch to see in our friend February?

We’ll be serving up a local roast pork with Kent apple sauce or mixed nut Wellington for vegans and veggies. All served with roasties, a variety of seasonal vegetables and home made gravies. Dessert this week is a classic Jam Roly Poly with custard or a vegan chocolate raspberry cake.

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

Beacon Sundays Return!

We’re back this weekend and every Sunday thereafter to bring to you our home cooked, locally sourced classic British Sunday lunch…

On the menu this week is a local roast beef with Horseradish or our favourite recipe Nut Roast (in both vegetarian and vegan options) and each served with Yorkshire Puddings, roasties and a selection of the seasons best vegetables, plus home cooked gravies. Dessert is a choice of Panettone Pudding (Bread & Butter pudding meets Christmas leftovers) or a vegan fruit Crumble.

To book a table with us for this week or another Sunday please email or give us a call on (01424) 431 305

What’s Going On Here…?

We are continuing our weekly sessions here in the house including Yoga, Pilates and also Yoga for Mothers & Babies. We also have our Wednesday morning toddler playgroup, Sprouts, which brings a friendly place for parents to meet, a creative table of activities, toys to play with and now a musical element with local teacher, Zoe Cran. Other sessions for children, including French for kids and a theatre workshop are all happening soon too. Please check our website for details of weekly classes.

Our space is available for private hire, including main room, the bar, gardens and chalet. Why not let us know about any events you might be planning, we’re happy to host and can cater…

We look forward to seeing you soon. Happy New Year!

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…