Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill


Beach Dining • Seafood • Cocktails

Dine In

GF • DF • V • Vegan

Opening Hours
Monday11:00am -9:00pm
Tuesday11:00am -9:00pm
Wednesday11:00am -9:00pm
Thursday11:00am -9:00pm
Friday11:00am -9:00pm
Saturday11:00am -10:00pm
Sunday11:00am -8:30pm
Courtesy Bus Information

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

Monday – Thursday11am – 8pm
Friday – Saturday11am – 10pm
Sunday11am – 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

Saturday & Sunday only


Club Chicken / 22

House smoked chicken, thinly sliced prosciutto, red onion, cherry tomato, rocket & grated mozzarella cheese on a  rosemary-infused tomato sauce base with a pesto aioli swirl

Brisket & Mushroom / 24

Slow cooked brisket, caramelised Spanish onion, sautéed wild forest mushrooms, mini buffalo mozzarella and basil leaves on a red wine infused tomato sauce base with a black truffle oil drizzle

Garlic Prawn / 26

Marinated prawns, sun-dried tomatoes, sliced avocado, chilli and roasted hazelnut hummus, baby spinach & feta cheese on a basil tomato sauce

Cured Salmon / 26

House cured salmon, roasted fennel, crispy capers, lemon, dill mascarpone, baby spinach, semi-dried olives with candied beetroot relish on a tomato sauce base

Vego Deluxe / 20

Marinated eggplant, grilled zucchini & pumpkin, roasted red peppers, grated mozzarella, sliced brie, dressed rocket on a Napoli sauce base with a pesto aioli swirl

Vegan Supreme / 24

Portobello mushroom, plant based chicken strips, cherry tomatoes, and roasted spiced cauliflower with a lime & garlic Kewpie swirl on a Napoli sauce base

Choice of infused oils

Roasted hot chilli oil

Smoked garlic & onion oil

Preserved lemon & fresh herb oil

Kids Hawaiian / 13

Sliced pineapple, honey glazed ham, grated mozzarella on a tomato sauce base

Kids Margherita / 10

Grated mozzarella on a tomato sauce base

Got to try one of these

Cuban Sandwich / 17.5

Slow cooked pulled pork, sliced roasted ham, melted Swiss cheese, French mustard and sliced homemade pickled cucumbers served with a light apple slaw and spring onion potato salad

Taco Plate 

BBQ Marinated Beef / 22

Sweet Chilli & Plant Based Chicken / 22

Blow Torch Cured Salmon / 24

All served with a sliced cucumber, cabbage, red onion & a capsicum slaw, fresh herbs, chillies, grilled lime and mango salsa verde on a soft taco with sour cream and guacamole dip

Hot Smoked Wings

Small bowl 500g / 14

Large bowl 1kg / 28

Tossed in a choice of house made hot sauce or maple BBQ sauce and served with blue cheese dipping sauce or aioli

Pork Belly Bites / 17.5

Triple cooked pork belly bites with ginger, garlic seasoning, a light slaw, chilli jam & aioli dip

Baked cheese & garlic loaf / 14

Scored crisp sourdough loaf with garlic butter, melted cheese and herbs

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

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