food. drinks. on the water.
Westward is a water-inspired full service restaurant and bar located on North Lake Union. Founded by Chef Josh Henderson, Westward brings contemporary Mediterranean flavors to the freshest Pacific Northwest fare. The approach is natural and continually evolving, reflecting the simplicity of great products, fresh ingredients and the changing seasons. The wood-burning oven is at the heart of the kitchen and is an integral element in the restaurant. Each seat has unique views of the lake and the city and a large deck, fire pit and beach area provides space to sit outside and sip cocktails in the summer, or snuggle in the restaurants wool blankets in the winter. The 150 ft. dock provides boat parking for a meal or an afternoon whiskey. The menu includes imaginative, Mediterranean-influenced fare and delightful small bites.
oysters. picnics. sundries. icy cold beer.
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.
I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts …
– Herman Melville, Moby Dick
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