Westies Tavern coming to the Short North

Westies Gastropub, a long time staple in the Brewery District, first opened it’s doors as a polished yet casual Gastropub in early 2014. Since then, owner Tony Selimi has been in search of another location fitting to expand the brand. This past March, he did just that, opening the second Westies Gastropub in Clintonville. Now, due to an overwhelming response from the public and the success of both locations, they are excited to announce the opening of — Westies Tavern in the heart of the Short North.

Westies Tavern, Craft Beer + Kitchen, will open to the public at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 4 at 685 N. High St., where Branch previously resided.

The bar will feature a wide variety of craft beers, including local brewers, as well as a vast selection of bourbon and cocktails. The menu is a fusion of some of the Westies Gastropub staples, such as their pizzas, wings and burgers, as well as a few new plates from world-renowned Chef, Rodelio Aglibot, better know as “The Food Buddha”.

Westies Tavern is a casual, contemporary restaurant and bar highlighted by eclectic food, bold flavors and inspired cocktails.
Open for weekday lunch and dinner, weekend brunch, and late night bar hours, Westies Tavern has something to offer for patrons of all types in the Short North and beyond.

The spacious layout, large open air windows facing High St, and 17 HD TV’s also make Westies Tavern the perfect location for gathering with friends or watching sporting events, as well as an ideal location for parties, work events and groups.

For information on Westies Tavern, including hours and menus, visit the website at:

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Westies Gastropub - Brewery District
940 South Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43206
Telephone: (614) 674-6143

Westies Tavern - Short North
685 N High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Telephone: (614) 732-0487

Westies Gastropub - Clintonville
4416 N High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Telephone: (614) 817-1661

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