Red Poppy Bistro Ararat Menu
Something Small

Soup of the day served with garlic bread   $10

Garlic cheese cob loaf (v)    $9.5

Garlic cheese pizza  (v)    $8

1/2 Doz. Oysters Natural (GF)    $18

1/2 Doz. Oysters Kilpatrick     $20

Salt & Pepper squid with garlic aioli   $16

Nacho’s  (V)  $14

Trio of dips with warm bread $16

Satay chicken skewers served with rice  $16


Tasting plate

See specials board for selection                      For one person   $15

                                                                             For two people   $25

                                                                             For four people   $45

Certain meals on our menu can be prepared gluten-free. If you require a gluten-free meal please feel free to ask your waitress when ordering.

(V) = Vegetarian

(GF) = Gluten-Free

For the kids
Little soldiers menu
All kids meals $10.50

Meals available to children 12 years and under.


  • Chicken nuggets

  • Mini chicken parma

  • Battered fish

  • Spaghetti bolognaise

  • Hame & pineapple pizza

  • Beef cheeseburger

  • Little soldiers desserts

    Assorted Icecream Flavours available with plain or waffle cone or dixie cup  

    All meals are served with chips and salad or potatoes and vegetables.

    Something Different

    Chicken Scallopini breast pieces onion mushroom spinach white wine & cream French crepe julienne salad crispy chicken skin  (GF) $28

    Aromatic crispy pork belly served on mash with baby carrots & broccolini  (GF) $28

    Spaghetti marinara scallops prawns mussels calamari barramundi in a tomato herb sauce topped with parmesan cheese  $32 

    Atlantic salmon & avocado salad with seeded mustard dressing topped with candied walnuts  (GF) $29

    Mexican Burrito Bowl paprika rice Mexican vegetables salad guacamole sour cream & warm tortillas  (V) $22

    Gnocchi with shitake oyster button enoki mushrooms onion apinach garlic coconut cream sauce  (vegan V) $27

    Mexican chicken fajitas grilled marinated chicken Mexican vegetables rice guacamole sour cream & warm tortillas  $28     

    Something Parma

    Traditional – crumbed chicken breast, Napoli ham & cheese   $25

    English – crumbed chicken breast, mash potato, bacon, gravy & cheese  $26

    Hawaiian – crumbed chicken breast, Napoli ham, pineapple & cheese  $26 

    Mexican – crumbed chicken breast, Napoli corn chips, cheese, guacamole & sour cream  $26

    Pumpkin patch – crumbed chicken breast, spinach, pumpkin, feta & cheese $26

    Meat lovers – crumbed chicken breast, bbq sauce, bacon, ham, salami & cheese   $26

    Aussie brekky – crumbed chicken breast, Napoli bacon, hash brown, cheese & fried egg  $26

    Prawn – crumbed chicken breast, prawns in garlic cream sauce  $35

    Chicken schnitzel  $23

    Vegetarian – crumbed vegetable schnitzel, Napoli cheese  (V) $24

    Mains (cont.)
    All meals are served with chips and salad or potatoes and vegetables.

    Mash      $5

    Extra sauce      $2

    Sweet potato fries with garlic aioli  $9

    Wedges with sour cream & chilli  $9

    Onion rings with sweet chilli mayo   $6

    Greek salad  $9

    Egg      $2

    3 dinner rolls  $2.5

    Something grilled

    All steaks cooked to your liking & served with your choice of sauce,

    mushroom, pepper, garlic butter or gravy (GF)


    Reef sauce (6 prawns in garlic sauce)  add $12


    Porterhouse   (GF)   $32

    Scotch fillet   (GF)   $34

    Eye fillet wrapped in bacon (GF) $38

    Beef ribeye   (400gm)  (GF) $38


    Fish of the day, battered or grilled half $22 full $27

    Steak Sandwich – grilled steak, bacon, egg, lettuce, tomato, cheese & caramelised onion rings on turkish bread with chips & tomato chutney   $25

    Angus Burger – burger, lettuce, tomato, cheese, caramelised onion, chutney on a toasted brioche with chips   $24

    Crispy Chicken Burger – melted cheese lettuce, tomato, corn chips, guacamole caramelised onion & chipotle sauce on a toasted brioche with chips   $25

    Fisherman’s plate – battered fish, prawns, calamari, salt & pepper squid & oysters kilpatrick, salad & chips  $35

    Something sweet

    Sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce & honeycomb crumble  $12

    Spanish churros – served with warm choclate sauce, icecream & cream  $12

    Chocolate brownie sundae – brownies sandwiched between vanilla ice-cream drizzled with chocolate sauce   $12

    Lemon meringue pie   $12

    Flourless orange almond cake (GF) $12

    Baked New York cheesecake with berries and cream   $12

    Malteser Mousse – layers of choc malt flavoured mousse, choc cake & ganache   $12

    Eton mess layers of meringue lemon curd & cream   $10

    Come and enjoy a meal at our Red Poppy Bistro Ararat!

    We cater for private functions, group bookings, birthdays, weddings, family reunions, club functions, work seminars and conferences.
    For bookings please call 03 5352 2794