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The dining area of our Bistrotheque - Hotel Westwood, Footscray, AU-VIC

Hotel Westwood

4.4
4.4
77 Reviews
$40 and under
Burgers
Welcome to Footscray's favourite pub and band room Hotel Westwood.

Expect great beer, good vibes, free pool, epic bands and Taco Station

Find us at 28 Napier St Footscray!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Burgers, Pub, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–1:00 am

  • Phone number

    (03) 9847 7626

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    We are a live music venue offering a public bar, seating at bar, deck outdoor bar and "bistrotheque" with full table service via QR code. Our bars are fully stocked with tasty craft beers, ciders and spirits. We have a delicious cocktail menu which contains the classics and seasonal specials. Our Taco Truck will satisfy your Mexican cravings whilst we are having our kitchen built!

  • Neighborhood

    Footscray

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Footscray Train Station

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 77 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

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  1. Thedude

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2023

    overall3food1service4ambience5
    Turned up for a dinner booking to be told they no longer do food. 😂🤣 What a hoot.
  2. JulieC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall4food1service4ambience5
    didnt go for the food, the live music was fantastic and in a small venue it was a lot of fun
  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Burgers were delicious and the drink specials were pretty great for a Saturday night. Overall very cool venue!
  4. PhilipC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A great venue. We were there to see our son in one of the bands. It was easy to book tables in the bistro. The hamburgers were very nice and it was a decent serve of fries. Maybe broaden the menu a fraction. However, we really enjoyed our night. Thanks!
  5. LindaM

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall5food2service3ambience5
    Fantastic ambience! Outstanding band - Hanks Jalopy Demons. Like the happy hour drinks too!
  6. LindaM

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall5food3service3ambience5
    Loved the ambience. Fantastic band - Kid James & the Jalopies.
  7. MattyC

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Place was just a good honest pub with a good setup, great food, great drinks and great people!
  8. BenjaminJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We rolled in for a Sunday lunch for Fathers Day with the kids. Service was friendly, cheeseburgers magnificent, all enjoyed whilst listening to great tunes. Annie the new venue manager was awesome and accommodating, and went above and beyond to ensure we had a great lunch.
  9. MelissaC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Bar food mainly just Burgers and fries. American style cheese burger very tasty but too much sauce for my liking. Fries were hot and crisp. Service was prompt and friendly. Music was brilliant
  10. VMPM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    The gig was fabulous, the chips were one of the best I ever had, the burger was okay and it was hard to identify which one was the vegetarian as the waiter just put on the table and left. Service at the bar was extremely slow, it took so long to be serviced.
  11. James

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Westwood is a great venue and Eugene Hamilton and The Money didn't disappoint. Great songs and musicians with a lot of humour as well. The crowd went wild. Band and venue highly recommended
  12. AnndyE

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Super nice staff, awesome atmosphere, and great music
  13. LyndenS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We loved it. Fantastic atmosphere and music not to mention the burgers. We will definitely be back.
  14. Stkilda

    London

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Great venue!
  15. Evangelo

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall4food2service3ambience5
    The menu needs to provide more healthier options e.g. anything wil lettuce, tomato etc. included
  16. JennyS

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall4food2service5ambience4
    Went for music in the band room which was fabulous. Very disappointed in the burgers. The picture and reality didn't match. The bun had no substance and I suspect no nutrition value
  17. andrewp

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    the only food offering for myself and two friends were varaitions of burgers which were soggy & undercooked with a sugar laden bun. For the money i expected much better
  18. Evangelo

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall4food1service4ambience5
    More variety in food menu; healthy food options would be great
  19. OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience5
    Mick Thomas
  20. MagdaA

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    The burger and fries were fantastic, kitchen was very slow and it took a long time for the food to come out. I would go back but allow for a long time for the food to come out. It was a Friday night and the kitchen must have been super busy 🤷‍♀️ Staff were lovely, very friendly and their service was fantastic.
  21. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Cute concept, Band was great, good atmosphere, great pizza - only pizza available and pricy for pizza- description needs to update the menu offering. Average hospitality Loud to catch up and talk but can move out to other area.
  22. MarkB

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Great local pizza and excellent music in bar and bandroom
  23. Cahill

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    wonderful to have free music and dancing whilst eating pizza on a Sunday evening.
  24. LindaM

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Great band in the Bistrotech (Kid James & the Jalopies), great friendly atmosphere, great pizza & happy hour cocktails.
  25. DaveO

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    The staff were really attentive and when I asked to change to a new table that suited the size of my group it was no problem. The band room is a fantastic venue too.
  26. Katie

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience4
    Went for dinner before a gig after checking the Doughboy pizza menu and seeing they have gluten free bases available. Well they didn't have anything gluten free available. Told us to go to the bar for a vegan gf toastie but they were also out of gf bread. So didn't get dinner at all which was disappointing and awkward. Considered ordering ubereats to the hotel. The pizza my husband got tasted like charcoal and had no other flavour. We've had this style of pizza before and this wasn't it. Not doing Doughboys justice. Disappointing all around.

    Hotel WestwoodResponded on March 3, 2022G'day! Sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience; we're currently working to expand our menus with more inclusive options, and after the first couple of weeks of food service we've been able to better gauge stock supplies. We'll pass on your feedback concerning food quality to the kitchen team, however please do note that the pop-up kitchen currently stationed at the pub is Dough Religion and not Doughboys, who are located in Sydney. Thanks for checking out the venue!

  27. Terrie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved Dough Religion pizzas, so flavoursome.. even better with dipping sauce
  28. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, awesome live music and the pies were amazing! Venue is pretty really cool with a nice beer garden!
  29. Tiki

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    We had a fantastic time sitting and watching James Ellis and the Jealous Guys whilst enjoying a few drinks. The only disappointment was that they had run out of a lot of bar ingredients and so lots of cocktails were unavailable!
  30. Elisabeth

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience4
    Great venue with potential to be the rock heaven of the west (like its former life as The Reverence). Fantastic bandroom and line up of bands...sometimes free entry! Food was disappointing...many menu items unavailable (probably Covid or just not organised) and cheeseburgers came late and cold. Service staff friendly, but confused. Weird how you pay for drinks on one square tap and then on another square tap for food. Two separate transactions...not thinking about the customer. Mr Yum App may make it better. Regular sanitising needs to be seen to increase consumer confidence in these Covid times. Air-con very good in the bandroom. Great outdoor area with DJ. Just need to provide a menu that is available and sort out the payment system. I booked early and updated my numbers and rang and left a voicemail and msg via FB. No response. Turned up, no need to book at all. I hope the customer service gets better as this pub has the potential to support so many great bands and get live music back on the menu, and return to its former glory days!
  31. LindaM

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 19, 2021

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Loved the band - The Rechords. Great atmosphere.
  32. JohnnyMac

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 12, 2021

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    Good band; food was a rip off ($50 2 cheeseburgers)
  33. LindaM

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall5food2service4ambience5
    We came to listen to the band. Music was sensational!
  34. Melissa

    Bath

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a place. Such a great vibe. Staff are so helpful and kind. Music is just fun. Band room has great sound. Food is delicious.
  35. Glenn

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding venue with great drinks and food menu. The new greenhouse is a fantastic beer garden for summer. Staff very attentive to all the needs of our gathering. A great vibe.
  36. LisaR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 1, 2021

    overall4food1service4ambience3
    It was a really fun trivia night even though we came last 😂 the only downfall was no food but we understand that there was flooding! We will definitely be back
  37. RohanB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Delicious. Will be back. Enjoyed the food. The bands. It is great to be let out of lock down.
  38. BatchelorC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Had good food and drinks Loved the band So much atmosphere
  39. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great Night, food was amazing and the atmosphere was sensational. Highly recommend
  40. BarryW

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    fantastic venue great vibe, excellent renovation to what was a dive

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Hotel Westwood is rated 4.4 stars by 77 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Google Map for Hotel Westwood

28 Napier St, Footscray, AU-VIC 3011

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Footscray

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–1:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Burgers, Pub, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Footscray Train Station

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (03) 9847 7626

  • Catering

    We are a live music venue offering a public bar, seating at bar, deck outdoor bar and "bistrotheque" with full table service via QR code. Our bars are fully stocked with tasty craft beers, ciders and spirits. We have a delicious cocktail menu which contains the classics and seasonal specials. Our Taco Truck will satisfy your Mexican cravings whilst we are having our kitchen built!

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