Point your compass westward.
Luxuriate around the lake and fete near the fire pit. Sip afternoon whiskeys on the dock and delight in fresh-caught fare with your friends. Send your wayward, westward and rest your weary ways at this gorgeous gathering spot by the sea.
The Lowdown Venue Setting
Waterfront dining on the north shore of Lake Union! Westward features an outdoor fire pit, cheery beachside seating, sustainable seafood, and imaginative marine fare of the Pacific Coast-- including a variety of fresh, local oysters.
Arrive by foot, vehicle, boat, kayak or tie up to our dock.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $150 to $500
Tax, 20% Service Fee, Rental Fee (if needed),
Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here
Capacity Seated 90 Buffet 90 Standing 150 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2013 Venue Spaces Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available Catering Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee Amenities Street Parking Wifi Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: Our property is nestled right against the shore of North Lake Union with a beautiful view of the cityscape. Adirondack chairs outline the shore, circling an outdoor fire pit made of river stone and crusted with oyster shells. Ride up in your water vessel and park at the dock, we welcome all who travel by sea. Our patio bar is perfect for a cooling cocktail before a trip through our Little Gull Grocery and oyster bar. Offerings include items such as growlers of beer, champagne and wine, charcuterie, local sea salt and bread, exquisite olive oil and wool navy blankets. Design: Our open kitchen invites all who adore food a chance to be part of the making. The wood-fired oven lends a rustic hearth and is an integral element in the restaurant. Behind the bar, you'll find a wonderful and busy scene set inside a refurbished sail boat, "Life Aquatic" style, with stories told throughout. The nautical decor invokes reminiscence with a side of tongue in cheek humor. Awards & Notables
Westward was in the top 5 "America's Best New Restaurants 2014" by Bon Appetit and has been featured in publications and broadcasts locally and around the world. highlights include: GQ, Sunset, Coastal Living, Limite Magazine, USA Today, Huffington Post, Travels With Andrew McCarthy, Restaurant Design Digest, Restaurant Insider, Tasting Table, Gallivant, King 5, KIRO 7, KOMO 4, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine and many more.
Celebration Locations Atrium: A lovely room set aside the restaurant with a wall of windows facing the lake and a beautiful view of the city. - View: Lake views and city line. - Max Capacity: 24 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes: Little Gull Grocery is a cozy 22 seat oyster bar and grocery located waterfront on North Lake Union. Its cool, clean and whimsical design provides the perfect space to enjoy fresh and locally harvested oysters, along with an icy cold beer or glass of your favorite wine (preferably both). It is directly connected to sibling restaurant Westward and offers options from their menu along with an incredible range of oysters from across the US, heavily focused on the best the Northwest has to offer. Little Gull offers a grocery to "grab and go," perfect for picnics, items for home or stocking up for the boat. Offerings include items such as growlers of beer, champagne and wine, charcuterie, local sea salt and bread, exquisite olive oil and wool navy blankets. THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!