Westward & Little Gull | food. drinks. on the water.

47′ 39′ N / 122′ 19′ W   |   2501 n northlake way   |   206.552.8215
the sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever…jacques yves cousteau

Hours: Monday-Tuesday 5-9 | Wednesday-Friday 5-10 | Saturday 10-10 | Sunday 10-9

Westward will be closed Friday, December 9, for a private event.


food. drinks. on the water.

Westward is an award winning full service restaurant located directly on the north shores of Lake Union. The menu includes imaginative water inspired Northwest fare, and a full variety of fresh local oysters. Each seat has unique views of the lake and the city skyline, and a large deck, fire pit, and beach area provides space for outdoor dining. Guests can arrive by boat, kayak or paddleboard and tie up to the 100’ dock. Westward has been featured in publications and broadcasts nationally and around the world and applauded as one of the best restaurants in the country. Click here for frequently asked questions.

I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts …

– Herman Melville, Moby Dick



sample menus … our menus change daily to feature the freshest fare.

We are tied to the ocean, and when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came….

– John F. Kennedy