The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

4.7
1606 reviews
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£26 to £40
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English
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The Westwood offers 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 great 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 has focused on casual dining and delivered the highest of standards since opening in 2007, making it one of East Yorkshire's finest places to enjoy food!

With the long term vision of a ‘local’ quality restaurant, Matthew, Michele and their team use high quality, locally sourced ingredients to serve up the best the region has to offer in innovative and classical ways.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
English, Modern European, British
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Hours of Operation
Brunch: Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 6:00PM-9:00PM
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Phone number
01482 881999
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Matthew Barker
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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 business events and intimate dinner parties. We can organise as much or as little as you need.

The room can accommodate up to 20 guests across two tables or 14 guests on one double banked table.

Exclusive hire of the first floor is available Tuesday to Thursday
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Private Party Contact
Michele Barker or James Everett: 01482 881999
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Parking Details
32 Space car park situated in front of the restaurant.
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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.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1606 People Are Saying
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ST
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

A lovely special occasion meal at Sunday lunchtime. The friendly, helpful staff hit just the right note, there when you need them but thankfully none of that “how’s your meal?” Just when you have your mouth full or are deep in conversation. Everything was beautifully cooked and presented and very inviting. Can’t wait to return!

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SM
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a very nice evening. Good food & service & comfort.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant for a special occasion. Lovely atmosphere, not overcrowded and a fine welcome. The food was marvellous (duck salad starter, and sharing steal for main) - beautifully cooked and presented. As much as the prices are higher than other places locally, the food is absolutely worth it. The service was top notch too, all the staff have clearly been trained to look after the diners very well. I had no issue at all with the 'discretionary' 10% service charge added to the bill.

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AW
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant experience - loved the food and service was good - would highly recommend :-)

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KD
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautifully cooked and presented food - lovely menu. The service and ambiance is the best in the area. Always consistent and friendly staff - what you would expect of a Michelin class restaurant.

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OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service already rebooked

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CB
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoyed an excellent evening with friends. Superb food, beautifully presented, with good choice from the set menu. Excellent, very attentive and friendly staff, both at table and in general. Pleasant ambience - became a little noisy later on, but people were obviously enjoying themselves. Well recommended!

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MJ
Yorkshire
12 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual a very high standard of service. The food is excellent and cooked to perfection.

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SM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely lunch as always, great food and great value. Lovely friendly but professional service.

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SM
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Able to accommodate both myself (I am lactose intolerant) and my friend (who is allergic to nuts)! The lovely thing was we were not only accommodated but were fed exceptionally well and served by amazing staff! Always a delight!

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LM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and pleasant and attentive staff. Really enjoyed the night.

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OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently excellent in every way. Our favourite restaurant.

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m
Yorkshire
10 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another nice meal at this venue with quality produce and good service

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m
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Arrived early and were warmly greeted by staff who directed us to the bar. The same staff member, having changed clothes, served us and took our meal order having also helped with the contents of the menu. The meal, both starters and main course, were excellent. My fillet steak was the best I'd had in years. Staff warm and friendly and would thoroughly recommend for any occasion

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S
London
24 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect for 4 ladies celebrating a birthday. Amazing food and excellent service

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PO
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cosy Sunday Lunch...
Staff made us feel very ‘special ‘
Even provided a surprise Birthday treat & candle.
Delightful..!

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M
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

really enjoyed it as always. many thanks. mary and Steve

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OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were exceptional

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OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic x

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p
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The fish of the day is always great- quite a limited menu but always very well cooked and with interesting twists. I love going there and always enjoy it

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B
London
6 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Excellent food as usual. Good and reasonable wine list. Service could be more attentive.

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PA
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The food was excellent but rather expensive - I don't like having to pay extra for vegetable's which should come as part of the dish. I did find the ambience to do rather disappointing as this was our first visit we didn't know where the entrance was as it wasn't very clear and there wasn't any clear reception area. We were led upstairs to the small bar which was empty and lacking in atmosphere. We had to go back downstairs to the restaurant and we were sat in a small side room with frosted glass windows which was disappointing as it was a lovely sunny day - the blinds were also closed soon after our arrival. The restaurant was totally lacking in atmosphere as we were the only couple in the 'alcove'. The staff were very pleasant but I do think that they need to get a 'uniform' sorted out as I don't think that having paid over £100 for lunch being served by people in jeans is acceptable. Overall we were both disappointed and it certainly wasn't anything special ..

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NM
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great restaurant, consistently good food. Service is excellent, all staff have great knowledge of food and drinks on offer. Highly recommend

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EW
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Took my husband for his birthday meal, he's been wanting to go for some time and we were not disappointed. Service was absolutely excellent from the moment we walked in. Good choice of seasonal food, extensive wine list and good amenities. Only slight thing that let the experience down for us was the group of rather drunk diners next to us who were rather noisy but this was no fault of the restaurant, it was a friday night after all. We will be going back again soon!

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CH
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

For a special occasion the Westwood was lovely. From arriving to leaving the service was excellent; we even enjoyed the magician at our table. I would certainly come again.

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JD
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First time. Fantastic food, great flavours, warm friendly attentive staff.
Looking forward to coming back

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r
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, exemplary service, definitely worth a visit

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c
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed celebrating our anniversary at The Westwood with delicious food in relaxed surroundings and very friendly service. Highlights included crispy duck salad, perfectly cooked venison, truffle mash and two perfect desserts with Hungarian dessert wine. The only slightly downside was rather bland mackerel which my husband chose and he does enjoy big flavours. My stone bass was well matched with mushrooms, chicken jus and silky Jerusalem artichoke puree. We were very touched by the thoughtful addition of anniversary macaroons at the end of our meal

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AG
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First experience of this wonderful restaurant that had been recommended to us for our 28th wedding anniversary. Service was top draw by enthusiastic but professional young people. Menu was excellent,great quality and so tasty. Very comfortable atmosphere would have no hesitation in recommending and intend to go again soon. Thanks for making the evening.

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G
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed everything about and food was outstanding.

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CR
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service would defiantly attend again

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SS
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great evening - Food excellent, service very friendly. Fully recommend for special occasions

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CL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food with great service. The fixed price menu is fantastic value for money.

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OT
Yorkshire
4 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food and service, as always.

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OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent night. Definitely going back

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AB
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It wasn’t a special occasion as we just fancied something different to treat ourselves and I was pleasantly surprised with both the food and hospitality as I had never attended The Westwood before but had been to a lot of restaurants in London. I would definitely recommend The Westwood to any person visiting Beverley for the first time.

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HH
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

excellent food as always and great service would highly recommend :) thank you

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ST
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The Westwood is a high quality establishment with an interesting menu and great service. The only drawback on this most recent visit was the quality of the steak. We tend to choose the Westwood for special occasions because their steaks are normally excellent but I was disappointed by the fact the meat was chewy and not nearly as tender as usual. I was also not impressed by the special dessert - tiramisu. It was a little too wet for my taste.
Everything else was first rate.

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J
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant with fabulous dishes made from good quality ingredients. Special mention to Georgina who provided impeccable service throughout.

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AM
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant never fails to deliver. Fantastic food, superb service. A great evening.

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