Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill


Beach Dining • Seafood • Cocktails

Dine In

GF • DF • V • Vegan

Opening Hours
Monday 11:00am -9:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am -9:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am -9:00pm
Thursday 11:00am -9:00pm
Friday 11:00am -9:00pm
Saturday 11:00am -10:00pm
Sunday 11:00am -8:30pm


Courtesy Bus Information

We provide door to door service throughout Airlie Beach, Cannonvale, Jubilee Pocket and Woodwark.

Monday – Thursday 11am – 8pm
Friday – Saturday 11am – 10pm
Sunday 11am – 8pm

We run every day and are now running 2 buses on Saturdays and Sundays! Call now for your free pick up and drop off service!

Taxi Special – Get up to $10 off of your taxi fare. When you get out of the taxi, ask the taxi driver for a “CAB CHARGE DOCKET” and use that as a $10 voucher towards your bill.

T’s & C’s – Cab Charge Docket must be within 3 hours of bill your payment on the same day and say Woodwark on it. If the docket is less than $10, the total on the docket will be the voucher amount. E.g. if your taxi fare is $5.90, this is the amount that will be taken off of your bill.

About Us

Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill is a hidden gem located just a few minutes outside of Airlie Beach, the heart of the Whitsundays. Boasting an extensive menu full of amazing seafood, burgers, steaks, pizzas, share platters and high end cocktails, Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill has it all. If that wasn’t enough we the only venue in the area where you can dine on the beach with the sand between your toes and take in the amazing sea views. We are a great spot for live music and events, to see what’s coming up, check our Facebook at the bottom of the page. Having trouble getting here? Not a problem, we have a courtesy bus ready to pick you up and drop you off at the end of the day.


Find Us

Brasserie Menu

Light Bites

cheese, garlic & herb Bread (V) / 8
Bruschetta / 12

Toasted sourdough with tomato, cucumber, red onion, basil, chilli and feta

Artisan bakehouse sourdough (V,DF) / 13

with balsamic dipping oil and dukkah

Add marinated olives (V) / 6

Add selection of dips (V) / 5

1/2 Doz Natural Oysters (GF) / 25

with pickled ginger & wakame salad

1/2 Doz Kilpatrick oysters (DF) / 25

with house smoked bacon with a tabasco BBQ sauce

King Salmon Sashimi / 21

with ponzu sauce, wasabi mayo, pickled ginger, wakame & lemon

250g “Whitsunday wild” prawns (GF) / 24

with thousand island dressing & lemon

Lemon Myrtle Calamari (DF) / 18

with chilli and ginger jam & lemon

Vegetable paella arancini (V) / 16

with spiced romesco, aioli & shaved parmesan

Peking Duck Spring Rolls / 16

with hoisin sauce

Chips / 11

with rosemary salt house seasoning

Chips and truffle parmesan / 14

with rosemary salt house seasoning & grated truffle parmesan


Superfood salad (V,GF) / 17

with kale, baby spinach, quinoa, goji berries, broccoli, cherry tomato, red onion, cucumber, citrus dressing & toasted hazelnuts

Caesar salad / 16

with cos lettuce, bacon, crostini, poached egg egg, shaved parmesan & caesar dressing

Octopus and Pumpkin Salad (GF) / 21

Marinated octopus, roasted pumpkin, glazed beetroot, red onion with mixed leaves, chickpeas, toasted walnuts, diced feta & balsamic glaze

Szechuan greens Salad (V,GF) / 17

with spinach, zucchini, green beans, edamame, garlic butter, chilli, sesame and ponzu


Calamari or smoked chicken / 5

Spanish chorizo / 6

White anchovies / 4

Shared Platters

Seafood Platter / 129

“Whitsunday Wild” prawns, fresh oysters, Moreton Bay bugs, king cured salmon, sashimi salmon, roulade, crostini, crusty bread with a selection of dipping sauces, chips and garlic bread

Cured meats Platter / 46

A selection of salami, served with marinated olives, pickled vegetable, fig chutney, house crostini & bread

Cheese Platter / 42

with aged cheddar, triple cream brie, mild blue, marinated olives, dried fruit, pickled vegetable, fig chutney, nuts & bread


Seafood Hot bowl / 32

with prawns, mussels, local fish, calamari, Napoli sauce, spinach, fennel, chilli & crusty bread

Salmon niçoise (GF) / 35

with king salmon, roasted potatoes, semi-dried tomatoes and spinach

Roast Vegetable Pasta (V) / 24

Roast vegetables with rosemary tomato sauce, tagliatelle pasta, garnished with pesto & toasted seeds

Add smoked chicken / 5

Add Spanish chorizo / 6

Chicken Schnitzel / 26

with panko-crumbed chicken breast, house salad with mash potato or chips & choice of sauce

Fish & Chips / 25

Beer battered mackerel fillets with house seasoned chips, seasonal salad and tartare sauce


All burgers served with chips


Beef Burger (GFO,DFO) / 22

Beef Burger with beetroot relish, lettuce, tomato, melted cheese, BBQ sauce

Chicken Burger (GFO,DFO) / 21

Herb marinated chicken burger with basil pesto, lettuce, roast bell pepper, tomato & aioli

Steak Sandwich (GFO,DFO) / 22

Steak sandwich with 180g rump, cos lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, fresh roll & aioli

Vegan Burger (GFO,DFO) / 18

Vegan burger patty with roast pepper, basil pesto, tomato, leaves & beetroot relish

Add bacon or cheese / 4
Gluten & Dairy free bun option / 4


Rib Eye (Scotch) / 45

350g rib eye steak (scotch) with steak rub, slow cooked tomato and watercress

Sirloin / 37

300g sirloin steak grain fed with steak rub, slow cooked tomato and watercress

Merguez Sausage (spiced lamb) / 28

with beetroot lettuce

Pork Cutlet / 32

300g Barkers Creek pork cutlet, marinated & moisture infused with apple chutney

Grill Sides & Sauces

All items come with your choice of one side & one sauce:

Chips, creamy mash, Sicilian potatoes or garden salad

Creamy garlic (GF), mushroom (GF), peppercorn, café de Paris butter


Chips (V) / 11

with rosemary salt house seasoning

Chips & truffle parmesan (V) / 14

with rosemary salt house seasoning & grated truffle parmesan

Creamy Mash (V) / 8

with fresh herbs

Sicilian potatoes (V,GF) / 9

with semi-dried tomatoes, red onion, olives, caper berry & garlic

Garden Salad / 8

with tomato, Spanish onion parmesan cheese & house dressing 


Creamy garlic, mushroom, peppercorn, café de Paris, hot mustard / 4

Tartare, chilli jam, aioli, ketchup, BBQ sauce / 1

Steamed Green Beans / 9

Steamed green beans toasted in wholegrain mustard


Chicken Nuggets & Chips / 10
Battered fish & chips / 10
Calamari & Chips / 10
Pasta Napoli / 10

Smokehouse Menu

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Only

Smoked Plates

All served with potato salad, coleslaw and cornbread


Pork Ribs

Pork ribs with apple and BBQ sauce

250g / 32

500g / 45

Smoked Beef Shoulder

Served with house BBQ & sweet mustard sauce

Smoked Beef Rib

Served with Tennessee BBQ sauce

250g / 35

500g / 45

Mixed Tasting Plate

Pork ribs, pulled pork, beef shoulder & smoked wings

Plate for 1 / 42

Plate for 2 / 80

Between the Bread

Pulled Pork Roll / 15

with cheese, slaw, & apple BBQ sauce

Beef Shoulder Roll / 15

with cheese, slaw & house BBQ sauce

Mixed Meat Roll / 17

with cheese, slaw & house BBQ sauce

250g / 35

500g / 45

Smoked Kransky Hotdog / 17

with cheese, bacon, cabbage, fried onion, American mustard & ketchup


Baked Cheese & Garlic Loaf / 14

Add bacon bits / 3

House BBQ smoked wings / 17

with blue cheese sauce or aioli

Spice level: mild, medium jalapeno, Frankies Hot Sauce, Extreme House Reaper Sauce (WARNING – VERY HOT)

500g / 14

1kg / 28

Smoked Kransky Hotdog / 17

with cheese, bacon, cabbage, fried onion, American mustard & ketchup


Margherita / 18

Cherry tomatoes, bocconcini, fresh basil & garlic oil

Hawaiian / 20

Gypsy ham & pineapple

Pepperoni / 20

Pepperoni & cheese

New Yorker / 20

Pepperoni, mushrooms, onion, garlic oil & fresh basil

Diavola / 26

Nduja, pepperoni, olives, gorgonzola, caramelised onion & fresh basil

Supreme / 26

Smoked beef shoulder, gypsy ham, diced bacon, mushrooms, capsicum, onion, olives & pineapple

Smoked meat lovers / 26

House BBQ sauce base, smoked pulled pork, beef shoulder & chicken, gypsy ham, pepperoni, diced bacon & onion

BBQ Chicken / 26

House BBQ sauce base, smoked chicken, bacon, pepperoni, onion & capsicum

Quattro Formaggi / 26 

Garlic base with gorgonzola, fetta, mozzarella, parmesan, tomato dots & fresh basil

Mexican / 26

Smoker beef shoulder, jalapenos, capsicum, onion, sour cream, avocado, pico de gallo & corn chips

Marinara / 26

Mackerel, calamari, mussels, prawns, olives, cherry tomatoes, garlic oil & rocket

Garlic Prawn / 26

Garlic Prawns, fetta, onion, cherry tomatoes, fresh spinach & lemon oil

Pork / 26

House BBQ sauce base, smoked pulled pork, pork riblet, gypsy ham, diced bacon, pickled onion & pineapple

Genovese (VGO) / 26

Garlic base with potato, beans, onion, olives, fetta, cherry tomatoes & fresh basil

Roast Vegetable (VGO) / 26

Smoked zucchini, pumpkin, eggplant, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, onion, capsicum, fresh spinach & garlic oil

Add ons – meat / 3

Anchovies, pepperoni, smoked chicken, smoked pulled pork, smoked beef shoulder, bacon, gypsy ham or prawns

Add ons – Vegetables / 2

Onion, capsicum, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, olives, pineapple, jalapenos, eggplant, zucchini, pumpkin or spinach

Vegan Cheese (DF) / 3
Gluten-free base / 4

Dessert Calzones

Nutella Puppy / 15

Nutella, strawberry, mascarpone, pistachio nuts

Smores Calzone / 15

Nutella, marshmallows, butterscotch sauce, peanut brittle

Cocktail Menu

Classic Cocktails


Herradura Plata, Cointreau, lime juice & agave shaken with a salt rim and dehydrated lime wheel


Bacardi, sugar, fresh lime & mint, stirred over ice, topped with soda & dehydrated lime

Mango, passionfruit & dragonfruit options available


Finlandia Vodka, Cointreau, lime & cranberry juice shaken with a selection of dehydrated fruit


Belvedere, fresh lime & sugar shaken with crushed ice

Mango, passionfruit or dragonfruit options available

Espresso Martini

Finlandia Vodka, Café Patron, Liqor 43, Loggerhead espresso shaken & topped with coffee beans

old fashioned

Woodford Reserve, orange bitters & brown sugar stirred over ice with an orange rind twist

Aperol Spritz

Aperol & Innocent Bystander Prosecco over ice topped with soda and a slice of orange

Bloody Moon

Finlandia Vodka, Jon’s Bloody Mary mix & Tabasco to taste, over ice with celery, lemon, olives & cracked pepper

House Cocktails

Pina Colvarda

1800 Coconut Tequila, Bacardi, coconut cream, lemon & pineapple

el diablo picante

Jalapeno infused Herradura Plata, Cointreau, fresh basil sugar syrup & lime shaken with ice & served low with a chilli salt rim

Moscow Moon

Finlandia Vodka, cloudy apple juice, fresh lime & mint, stirred with ice & topped with Cascade Ginger Beer


Finlandia Vodka, Cointreau, passionfruit, orange, raspberry, apple & lime juice built on ice & garnished with seasonal tropical fruits


Kings Ginger, Zabrowka Bison Grass Vodka, coconut cream, chilli-kaffir syrup, cloudy apple & lime juice, shaken over ice with a chilli-basil garnish

pornstar martini

Vanilla vodka, passionfruit liqueur, passionfruit pulp & lime juice served in a coupe with dehydrated fruits & topped with innocent bystander prosecco

Majin Buu

Vanilla vodka, strawberry liqueur, lemon juice, aquafaba & strawberry puree twice shaken and served with freeze dried blackberries

Freedom Bramble

Fords Gin, Chambord, lemon juice, rosemary & orange syrup built on ice & topped with soda served with a sprig of rosemary & dehydrated orange

The Aquaman

Blue curacao, Cointreau, Midori, pineapple & lime juice shaken and served over ice with dehydrated tropical fruit


Fruit Salad

Passionfruit, orange, apple and lime juice with a drizzle of red cordial built over ice & served with dehydrated tropical fruits


Fresh lime, mint and sugar, stirred wtih ice and topped with soda

Mango, passionfruit & dragon fruit options available

Kaitlyn’s cosmo

Cranberry juice, apple juice, lime juice & sugar syrup served on the rocks with crushed ice & dehydrated fruits

Dietary Symbols

V – Vegetarian   DF – Dairy Free

VGO – Vegan Option Available

GF – Gluten Free    GFO – Gluten Free Option

Please be aware all care has been taken when preparing foods, please also note that within Northerlies kitchen we handle nuts, all seafoods, sesame, soy, wheat flours, fungi and dairy products. Guests requests will be catered for to the best of our ability though the decision to consume a meal is the responsibility of the guest.

*To expedite service times no variations to menu items during peak periods.

*On public holidays a 15% surcharge will apply – prices rounded up to the nearest 50c

Specials, News & Events


Graham Lewis – May 2021

The food was fantastic and the views are breathtaking

Joanne Hearn Petrie – January 2021

wow wow wow what an amazing place, yummy food, friendly staff, amazing views great coffee, great alcohol range, you have to visit

Meagen Chaffey – August 2021

The most amazing lunch beautiful place polite staff and cocktails weren’t bad either.

Source: Facebook Reviews