Red Poppy Bistro Ararat Menu
Starters
Something Small

Soup of the day served with garlic bread   $9

Garlic cheese cob loaf (v)    $9

Garlic bread topped with napoli, bacon & cheese   $9

1/2 Doz. Oysters Natural (GF)    $16

1/2 Doz. Oysters Kilpatrick (GF)    $18

Chicken Skewers served with satay sauce & rice $16

Nachos with salsa, cheese, guacamole & sour cream  (V GF) $16

Trio of dips with warm olives & turkish bread  (V) $14

Battered prawns served with sweet chilli mayonnaise $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 $9.50

Meals available to children 12 years and under. Served with chips and includes a free drink .


  • Chicken nuggets


  • Mini chicken parma


  • Battered fish


  • Spaghetti bolognaise


  • Roast

  • Beef & cheese burger

  • Little soldiers desserts

    Ice cream sundae with sprinkles   $4.5

    Ice cream sundae with a choice of mm’s or mini marshmallows   $5.5

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

    Something Bigger

    Butter Chicken – chicken infused in Indian spices accompanied with fragrant rice naan bread pappadums & side salad   $27

    Chicken scaloppini with mushrooms – Chicken pieces pan seared with onion, mushrooms in a garlic cream sauce.   $27

    Fisherman’s Plate – battered fish, battered prawns, crumbed calamari, salt & pepper squid & oysters kilpatrick with salad and chips   $35 

    Cannelloni with pumpkin, spnach, pinenuts & cheese served with chips & salad  (V) $25

    Roasted Vegetable Salad with a honey mustard dressing ( V GF) $23

    Chicken caesar salad – cos lettuce, bacon, croutons,anchovies drizzled with egg & caesar dressing   $26

    Thai Beef salad – marinated beef infused in Thai herbs with lettuce, cherry tomatoes, capscicum, snow peas & bean shoots (GF)$26

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

    Something grilled

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

    mushroom, peppercorn, garlic butter, gravy (GF), reef sauce (6 prawns in garlic sauce) add $8

    Porterhouse   (GF)   $30

    Scotch fillet   (GF)   $32

    Eye fillet wrapped in bacon (GF)$35

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

    Angus Burger – beef pattie, lettuce, tomato, cheese, battered onion rings, tomato chutney bacon on a toasted brioche with chips   $24

    Chicken Burger – chicken breast, cheese, tomato guacamole & aioli on a toasted brioche with chips   $25

    Vegie Burger – Vegie burger patty, lettuce, tomato, avocado, aioli on a sour dough bun served with chips (GF V )  $24

    Something sweet

    Want a happy ending to your evening?  Please see our menu board for desserts!

    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