Overlooking Newcastle’s most famous surf break. The Beach Hotel is a landmark when it comes to beachside drinking and dining.

The ‘Beaches Cafe’ menu offers a wide selection of meals from burgers to steaks, pasta, risotto and much more.

The Beaches Cafe serves food at the following times:

12pm – 3pm (Daily)

6pm – 9pm – Sun through to Thursday

6pm – 9:30pm – Friday and Saturday

Please note: as The beaches sits a large number of people in our restaurant we don’t take table reservations. Just find a staff member on the day and they will help you sort out a table.

A feature of the cafe is our daily changing specials board that always features seasonal fresh seafood.

Hot/ Cold Starters
Moffat’s Sydney Rock Oysters (GF)

– Natural w Lemon
– Sicilian Tomato Salsa
– Traditional Kilpatrick
– Smoked Salmon, Sour Cream & Chives

19 36
Middle-Eastern Meatballs w Yoghurt & Flatbread (GF) 14
Mezze Plate of Dips, Semi-Dried Tomatoes, Olive & Turkish 17
Chorizo & Parmesan Arancini w Harissa & Wild Rocket 17
Peking Duck Spring Rolls w Dipping Sauce 16
A Bowl of Steamed Mussels w Sourdough Italian Style w Garlic, White Wine & Tomato 26
Lightly Fried Soft Shell Crab w Vietnamese Papaya Salad, Chilli & Coriander Aioli 26
Burgers and Wraps (All Served with Chips)
Beaches Angus Burger
– W Lettuce, Tomato, Carrot, Beetroot Chutney, BBQ Sauce & Pickles
Beaches Angus Works Burger
– (All of the Above) W Egg, Bacon, Pineapple & Cheese
Beaches Lentil Burger
– Housemade Lentil Patty W Salad, Mint Yoghurt & Sweet Chilli (V)
Chicken Schnitzel Burger w Mayonnaise 18
Crumbed Chicken Wrap w Tomato, Avocado, Salad Greens & Sweet Chilli Aioli 19
Smoked Salmon Wrap w Avocado, Caper Aoili, Spanish Onion, Rocket & Persian Feta 19
Lamb Fillet Burger w Harissa, Hummus, Lettuce, Tomato & Mint Yoghurt 22
The Main Event
Chicken Camembert & Sundried Tomato Filo
– W Seeded Mustard Sauce & Sweet Potato Mash
Thai Beef
– W Bok Choy, Basil, Chilli, Coriander, Steamed Rice & Riatta (GF)
Herb Ricotta Stuffed Chicken Breast
– W Roasted Pumpkin, Broccoli & Garlic Sage Jus (GF)
Twice Roasted Duck on Pea Puree, Potato Gratin & Roasted Baby Beets (GF) 34
Salads and Other Things
Greek Style Salad w Jumbo Kalamata (V)(GF)
– Add Octopus
– Add Calamari
Pumpkin, Beetroot & Rocket Salad
– W Sumac Spiced Chick Peas & Goats Cheese (V) (GF)
Beaches House Salad – Prawns, Avocado & Bacon
– w Mixed Leaves & Capsicum Pesto
Vietnamese Duck Salad (GF)
– w Papaya, Mint, Cucumber & Black Bean Vinaigrette
Moroccan Shredded Chicken Salad w Mint, Baby Spinach, Roast Capsicum, Roast Pumpkin, Pipita Seeds, Persian Feta & Yoghurt Dessing (GF) 23
Bangkok Beef Salad
– W Asian Greens & Chilli Lime Dressing (GF)
Traditional Caesar Salad
– W Bacon, Croutons & Parmesan
– Add Chicken
– Add Smoked Salmon


Bowl of Chips w Tomato Sauce (V) (GF) 7
Beans and Broccoli w Toasted Almonds (V) (GF) 9
Small Bowl Salad (V) (GF) 8
Pasta & Risotto
Fettuccini Carbonara
–   W Bacon, Onion & Shaved Parmesan
17 22
Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese
– Meat, Herb & Tomato Sauce W Parmesan
17 22
Penne Sicillian (V)
– Eggplant, Olives, Chilli & Napolitana Topped w Ricotta
17 22
Penne Pesto
-W Mushrooms & Sundried Tomato (V)
– Add Chicken
Prawn, Chorizo & Fetta Risotto
– W Preserved Lemon & Parmesan
Vegetarian Risotto w Baby Leeks, Wild Mushroom & Goats Cheese (V)
– Add Chicken
From The Char Grill (Served w Vegetables & Italian Potatoes)
Wagga Wagga Grain Fed Sirloin Bone On 300g (GF) 30
Gippsland Grain Fed Beef Fillet (GF) 33
Riverina Grain Fed Rib Eye Cutlet (GF) 35
Garlic Toasted Turkish (V) 8
Cheese Turkish (V) 9
Pesto & Parmesan Turkish (V) 10
 Sourdough Bruschetta (V)
– W Vine Tomato & Basil Salsa
Kids Menu (Under 12 years)
Fish and Chips w Tomato Sauce 12
Lightly Fried Calamari & Chips 11
Nuggets & Chips 10
Spaghetti Bolognese 11
Beaches Favourites
Char-Grilled Baby Octopus
– W Chilli, Coriander, Tomato, Garlic & Lightly Fried Pasta
19 26
The Original ‘Craft Beer’ Battered Fish & chips w Salad & Tartare 26
Lightly Fried Calamari with Chips, Salad & Aioli 16 23
Thai Red Chicken Curry
– W Chilli, Straw Mushrooms, Rice & Riatta (GF)
Crumbed Prawn Cutlets
– W Chips, Salad & Tartare
16 22
Chicken Schnitzel w Chips & Fresh Garden Salad 19
Sauces (GF)Add to any steak or schnitzel
Red Wine Jus 4
Green Peppercorn 4
Creamy Dianne 4
Creamy Mushroom 4
Traditional Gravy 3
Spicy Harissa 4
Parmigiana 4

GF= Gluten Free Option available
V = Vegetarian

Please advise staff of dietary requirements even if you think the meal you are ordering meets your needs. Your wellbeing is our priority.

On arrival, don’t forget to check out our daily specials located near the Gelato Cart in the ‘Lifebuoy’.

cnr Frederick & Ridge Streets, Merewether NSW 2291
ph: 02 4963 1574
fax: 02 4963 6602