The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley
The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thewestwood.co.uk/
  • Phone: 01482881999
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
    Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 6:00PM-9:30PM
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: English, Modern European
  • Executive Chef: Matthew Barker
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: For a more private occasion our 1st floor dining space gives the Westwood the edge when it comes to hosting a private function, from birthdays and small weddings to business events and intimate dinner parties. We can organise as much or as little as you need.

    The room can accommodate up to 24 guests across three tables or 14 guests on one double banked table.

    Set menus are available, prices start at £25 per head for 3 courses.

    We can also cater for canapé parties of up to 50 guests.

    Exclusive hire of the first floor is available Monday to Thursday
  • Private Party Contact: Michele Barker 01482881999
  • Special Events: Make Christmas something special this year, whether with relatives, friends, or colleagues, the Westwood is a great venue to celebrate the festive season with our CHRISTMAS menus, available from 5th December to December 24th inclusive. Visit our website in December for xmas menus.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: The restaurant is a 10 minute walk from Beverley Train station or a 5 minute walk from the bus station. Taxis are readily available from the train station.
  • Parking: Private Car Park
  • Parking Details: 32 Space car park situated in front of the restaurant.
A word from The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley
The Westwood offers simple, yet stylish modern British Food in a relaxed informal environment.
Located in the grounds of Beverley’s former grade II listed Georgian courthouse, its modern, comfortable interior complements perfectly the classic features and charm of this historic building — and when the sun is out, there’s no better place for a meal than out on the terrace.
Our aim is this — great food, a warm welcome and a polished service to match. We also believe in making the most of the seasons so our menu is constantly changing to bring you the best of locally sourced produce.

The Westwood experience is certainly one you’ll enjoy, whether for a light lunch, meeting family and friends or a special occasion.



We look forward to seeing you soon…



Take advantage of a the fabulous set menu 2 courses for £18.50 including a glass of wine which runs Tuesday to Friday alongside the a la carte menu.
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The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley reviews from OpenTable diners
221 reviews since 25 May 2014
Average Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambience4.2
    Value4
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (178)fit for foodies (120)romance (96)business meals (72)sunday lunch (69)group bookings (54)outdoor eating (40)disabled access (28)outstanding value (23)good vegetarian options (20)brunch (20)afternoon tea (16)child friendly (12)pre/post theatre (11)Show More
  • As superb as always!
    FoodLovers
    Dined on 19/9/2014
    An absolutely first class restaurant, location, ambience, welcoming atmosphere, staff and, just fabulous, food makes for a memorable evening every time. True it isn't the cheapest but it is the best and, as with many things you get what you pay for. Will be back again soon - there is nothing in the area to touch it.
    Special Features:
    business meals, child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Luxury & sophistication
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 17/9/2014
    My daughter and I had a wonderful meal, the mid week menu was just perfect and well priced. We enjoyed the luxury and sophistication of the overall experience. Our only one tiny criticism was that we felt uncomfortable when the waiter who served us kept "apologising for interrupting us" each time he brought our food. He was obviously trained to do this but we felt it was unnecessary and inappropriate. Other than that the staff were very professional and efficient.
    Special Features:
    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful place
    VonFran
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    The Westwood is our favourite place to dine in Beverley. Fantastic food, served by efficient, friendly staff in beautiful surroundings.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, outdoor eating, special occasions
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  • Expensive but nice
    Kissingmadonna
    Dined on 12/9/2014
    Food, drink, staff, and venue are all top class. Yes it is expensive but on this occasion this wasn't an issue because we were celebrating. However, my wife and I eat out a lot and would have to say - because of the cost - wouldn't eat here on a regular basis - more for a treat or special occasion. The set menu is in the 'higher' ball park for cost with restaurants of similar kind but the wine list is quite a bit more expensive than other restaurants - more in keeping with the London restaurants ( and this isn't London!) Outside of the set menu and you are paying an awful lot more. Having said that, the place was extremely busy on a Friday night - so I maybe the restaurant is cashing in whilst it can - and who can blame them!
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    romance, special occasions
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  • Fabulous food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 12/9/2014
    Special meal made extra special by the staff and the food. Looking forward to going back and would recommend to anyone who appreciates good quality food and excellent service
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Westwood restaurant
    jpw1
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Deserves its excellent reputation. Can really recommend the fillet steak. Friendly helpful staff. A real treat.
    Special Features:
    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • we always return to The Westwood!
    Foxy
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The Westwood restaurant always givesus good food. The staff are so friendly and helpful. We love the ambience. We love eating out wherever we go and always find that we return to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Snowyace
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Lovely ambbience, excellent service, very efficently, quality of food excellent, for both fish, meat lovers, excellent choice fine wines to choose from,Only thing that spoilt for me was the added 10% service charge to the bill at the end of the night.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, business meals, outdoor eating, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gudfood
    Gudfood
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    As always the food,staff and service was perfect.we have been dining at the restaurant for many years, with friends or family and the food etc has always been of the highest standard.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Excellent
    gwkw
    Dined on 31/8/2014
    Food was excellent, but the front of house service was second to none and made the experience that much more special.
    Special Features:
    outdoor eating, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Perfect
    Puglady
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    The food service and ambience were perfect and are consistently so. Delicious can't wait to go again.
    Special Features:
    brunch, disabled access, fit for foodies, outdoor eating, special occasions
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  • Great vlalue; great venue!
    Miguel
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    Very welcoming staff on arrival and efficient service throughout the meal. Excellent choices from the set lunch menu, reasonably priced wine and we were happy to be guided in our choice by the waiter. Will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    outdoor eating, outstanding value, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 27/8/2014
    As usual this restaurant delivered everything expected. Great food, service and surroundings. Only minor complaint is that the temerature in the restaurant can be a little too cold, this however is my only criticism of this excellent established.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Good food but misleading pricing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 23/8/2014
    We were looking for the best value main course on the menu as we had a specific budget to stick to and this seemed to be the Porterhouse steak which was "for two to share". The price was £28.50 so we thought this was for two people. It was delicious and beautifully cooked but we got a shock when the bill arrived and it turned out that £28.50 was the price for one person! Given that potatoes and vegetables are extra, we thought this was pretty extortionate. A glass of wine and a half of lager cost £12.81 which again is ridiculously expensive. It's a nice restaurant but not that nice! We will not be visiting again.
    Special Features:
    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    A visit made as my son was visiting from London and I like to take him somewhere a little special London always boasts lots of enjoyable eating places. Its nice to be-able to visit a restaurant in our area with the high standard The Westwood has
    Special Features:
    special occasions
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  • Excellent restaurant!
    STBrock
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    We went here on Friday for a special occasion as a party of seven and were made to feel welcome throughout. The waiting staff were fantastic and the food was delicious, a favourite being the hake dish and fillet steak which were cooked to perfection. Presentation and taste went hand in hand and none of us were left disappointed. Thank you very much The Westwood.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, special occasions
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  • Great place to eat
    Kazza
    Dined on 21/8/2014
    The food is excellent, the set menu is very good value. The staff are excellent. Next time I need to sit at a table with proper chairs, the bench seating is too low. Also the last couple of times I've been I've ended up next to a large table which has been very noisy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasions
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  • Enjoyable experience
    Niceevening
    Dined on 20/8/2014
    As a regular dinner here all I can say is looking forward to the next time .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value, romance
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  • 30th Wedding Aniversary
    chasa58
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    The food and service was excellent we had a great time and look forward to our next visit
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine well
    Gudfood
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    The food etc was excellent as always.There are no negatives about any part of this restaurant
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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  • Great food every time
    TommyTucker1980
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    We have been many times before and everytime the food has been exceptional, fine dining or a Sunday lunch with the kids. I would recommend to everybody, maybe be a little pricy to you get what you pay for.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, disabled access, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • the westwood restuarant Beverley
    slimbob
    Dined on 13/8/2014
    The starter was very salty and i wasn't very impressed the main courses where excellent. my partners desert was like a piece of shoe leather with ice cream on it .the staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful but i don't like a ten percent charge on top of the bill; its up to the diner to leave a tip
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, outdoor eating, special occasions
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  • Outstanding
    Puglady
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My husband and I went to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary having been many times before and found it to be the best restaurant in the area. It exceeded our expectations and we had a truly wonderful meal. I had crab, sea bass and mint chocolate fondant all of which was absolutely delicious. Thanks to the staff for making it such a special occasion
    Special Features:
    brunch, disabled access, fit for foodies, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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  • Lunch at the Westwood
    Steph
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Took Mum to the Westwood for lunch on Saturday as a special treat. The actual restuarant is beautiful, great building and setting. Food was amazing although i did find the menu somewhat limited. Staff were friendly but the service was a little slow. Overall, a lovely meal and we definitely enjoyed but i do think it is a little over priced for what it is.
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    outdoor eating, special occasions
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  • very enjoyable
    jaffa
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Best fillet steak I have had for ages, and the wife loved the lobster.
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    fit for foodies, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really Great food
    academicfoodcritic
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    I've had lunch/dinner in this restaurant for 5-6 times now. The food is excellent. Keep up the good effort - I think you're just one tick away from your first Michelin star (pity for us then because it'll be harder to find a table and it will get more expensive). Just perhaps, a little bit of additional work/emphasis is required on the dessert front.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not to be missed!
    Countrybumpkin
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Tucked away to the side of a grand building and a little hidden, nevertheless, this is definitely a place to dine or be dined. Reception is always courteous and service exceptional. In my experience, there is zero pressure, something I particularly value. The food is very good and has unexpected twists that are delightful.
    Special Features:
    brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anniversary meal
    rooster
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    it was our first time at the restaurant and we was not let down by the level of service we got on arrival and by the excellent food itself, we will definitely be going again. we have also recommended it to others
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    romance, special occasions
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  • Aperfect lunch
    Gilly
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Fresh, local ingredients, cooking with flair and originality, delightful service, lovely surroundings. The only place to eat a special meal in Beverley.
    Special Features:
    brunch, business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect evening
    SteveG74
    Dined on 30/7/2014
    We rarely go out to the higher end restaurants so this was a treat for us. We were not disappointed. Service was friendly and efficient yet not intrusive. Food was delicious. Relaxed outside with a coffee afterwards in a lovely area with heaters and blankets over the chairs which was a lovely touch. Highly recommend this to anyone wanting a special night out. We have booked the private room for a birthday party later in the year which we looked at whilst there and are very much looking forward to it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friendly courteous service
    Treats
    Dined on 26/7/2014
    A family birthday and a very young guest - both well handled by friendly staff!
    Special Features:
    child friendly, outdoor eating, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT
    FELLOWS
    Dined on 18/7/2014
    MY HUSBAND AND I MADE A LAST MINUTE BOOKING FOR LUNCH, IT WAS EXCELLENT. THE FOOD IS OUTSTANDING AND THE STAFF VERY EFFICIENT. WE WILL DEFINITELY RETURN AGAIN VERY SOON.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as usual
    Barney
    Dined on 17/7/2014
    Very pleasant dining experience. Fish (Bream) cooked perfectly.
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    fit for foodies, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just lovely
    Mevo
    Dined on 13/7/2014
    Consistently great service and food. The Sunday lunch is always tasty and the deserts are innovative. Presentation is always spot on
    Special Features:
    Sunday lunch
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  • good Sunday lunch
    Riproaring
    Dined on 13/7/2014
    Great ambience and atmosphere on a Sunday afternoon. The roast beef lunch was superb and the gravy was just fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • First timers!
    RichardH
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    First time visitors to the Westwood. My guest and I loved the freshly prepared, delightfully presented food. The attention to detail was super and the flavours were the sort of experience you hope for, very memorable.
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    business meals, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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  • Delicious food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Really good service, friendly staff, catered for a toddler, provided water without asking, and washed our chiids cutlery.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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  • Delicious Food
    Enuguevander
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Delicious food and excellent service. A very busy popular, dining experience. My only complaint, if you can call it a complaint, is that the tables are quite close together and due to the tiled floor it is quite noisy, so we found with the restaurant fully booked, that we were shouting at one another to be heard. However, I am in my sixties and probably younger diners would not find a problem!! We had the table d'hote, which was very good value and absolutely delicious - the quality was not compromised, which is often the case with a special priced menu. To sum up I would rate this as one of the best restaurants in the area.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, outstanding value, pre/post theatre
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  • Never fails
    Foodluvver
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    This is one of my favourite restaurants, fab food and great service. Great use of local produce and knowledge of wines.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Agwood
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Gorgeous food, excellent prices. Can't go wrong. A must try for everyone!
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.