The West End Wine Bar & Pub

4.6
548 Reviews
$30 and under
American
We will be serving a 3 course menu for New Year's Eve along with our regular menu. If you choose the 3 course menu, you will also receive a bottle of wine for every 2 meals on the house. We have specially chosen a red and white just for you ! We will be celebrating our 5 year anniversary on Wednesday, January 6th with 1/2 price meals from our regular dinner menu as a thank you for your support during our past 5 years!

West End Wine Bar & Pub is located in historic Purcellville, VA, and features two concepts; a dining room and wine bar on the main level and a gastro pub on the lower level. Private dining and event spaces on the upper level.
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vipBobA
Washington DC
76 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding dining experience. Highly recommend the pork - black cherry sauce fantastic. SO had a huge rockfish fillet (skin on) - was memorable. The service here is exceptional, staff is engaging without hoover. You know you are in the right place when the hostess DOESN"T ask, what can I do for you.

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Mets17
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Had an early dinner here with my wife. Shared a cheese plate to start, which was nicely presented and very good. My wife had the local pork chop with blackberry and wine pan sauce, and substituted the beet salad in place of the two sides that came with dinner. I had the tenderloin with Au Poivre Sauce, potatoes confit and a side salad.

The pork was cooked perfectly and the pan sauce was delicious . The beet salad was also fresh and delicious. My tenderloin was cooked perfectly medium rare, potatoes were sort of nondescript, side salad was fresh and crisp with a flavorful yet not overpowering dressing. I would say the steak was a little bland and could have used a touch more salt.

I guess my only real negative was the seating and traffic. I had made a reservation for two, and though there were plenty of open tables we were seated at a two person table about 12 inches from the fireplace, right in front of the bar and in the path of non-stop foot traffic, which made for a very noisy and distracting evening. Our server was very nice but she was also tending bar, so while it wasn't her fault it was a little slow and it felt at times that we were sort of an afterthought.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The hostess and servers were fantastic! Very attentive but not overly so. The food was great! The ingredients were fresh and high quality and the menu felt seasonal. They put together delicious combinations that aren’t just the standard you see at a typical restaurant. All a step above!

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BarryF
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal at the West End. Although they were quite busy, Dominic, our server, and Jim, the manager, were very welcoming and attentive to our needs. We thoroughly enjoy the West End, and cannot wait to return.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing

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PatH
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely, charming place for a late Friday night dinner. Service was excellent, atmosphere quiet and spacious yet warm, and the food was very good.

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AnthonyC
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent quality food and service. Delightful attentive staff with great welcoming personalities.

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vipStonehouse
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience at West End Bistro. Our server, Leslie, had great suggestions and made us feel welcomed. Our food and wine were delicious. Looking forward to visiting again soon.

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vipKevin
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outside patio was great and food was fabulous. Very nice staff. Can't wait to go back.

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TedJ
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice time for brunch on the breezy patio on a beautiful, sunny day with a great view of the golf course across the way.

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mariter
Richmond
15 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and our server, Dominique, was excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Pleasantly surprised at the reasonable price of the wine bottles and food. Food was outstanding, I had the fettuccine and blackened chicken and my girlfriend had the andouille sausage, shrimp, and grits. Both were excellent, I am a southern boy and very particular about my grits. These were spot on.

Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful. Excellent food and drinks. Service was great as well.

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vipBigDaddyMatt
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience4

Several items were buried in salt. Pointed out to waiter and he was polite enough to apologize but did nothing to rectify situation or comp the dishes.

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MarkH
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Diverse menu with a Cajun theme
Meals outstanding

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BarryF
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great experience at West End. The food is very good. But what makes it the great experience is the service and atmosphere. Last night Dominic was our server. Along with Jim, the Pub manager, they make you feel like welcome guests. We had the cheese board, tomato salad, steak and dessert. We look forward to our next time at West End.

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vipkayceeintulsa
Washington DC
499 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

This is a beautiful restaurant located outside of Purcellville. Good menu, wine and handcrafted cocktails. Their steak dinners are excellent. Also ordered the salmon but server accidentally selected the scallops for me instead. They apologized and although I was fine with scallops, brought me the salmon and a to-go box. Enjoyed it next day. Great service!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was our first time at this restaurant. We ordered appetizers, dinner, and dessert. Everything we had was very good. The location was nice and clean.

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vipAndreaC
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Second time there and the food was outstanding ! My friend and I shared a meal and they kindly split it for us. A very nice atmosphere. Great wine options

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vipOpentable
San Francisco
87 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

A nice surprise. We had the wings (on the sweet side) and calamari (robust crust) to start. Both solidly good. Mains were well prepared. The creamed spinach was amazing. Pleasantly renovated interior with a spacious layout.

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vipcraigr
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

West End is a terrific restaurant. The food is always top notch, as is the service. It has been one of our favorite restaurants since its opening. Highly recommended.

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CarolineW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience2

I had the seared scallop dish which was disappointing in flavor. Usually I love the West End but the service was average and the food mediocre.

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AlannaS
Richmond
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambiance, dinner and drinks were fantastic the ownership team was very accommodating. Wait staff was very knowledgeable. We love coming here!

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vipdogsngolf
London
5 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Great food, good wine choices. We will be back!!

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vipIceman
Washington DC
51 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice hidden gem that backs to a golf course. Very good food and service here. Nice wine and beverage selections as well, highly recommend!

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RosemaryO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to West End numerous times and have spent 3 anniversary dinners there. We never have had a bad meal; the service is always fantastic; and the atmosphere, ambiance and view is amazing. It’s our favorite restaurant in Loudoun.

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vipZakS
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent as was the service. The chef is from Louisiana, and the shrimp and grits were outstanding, especially the andouille sausage. Must visit if you're near Purcelville!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and an overall great experience.

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JCorb
El Paso
5 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Our sever was very nice but they were out of multiple items in their food and wine menu. My steak came out very charred as well as the dish my friend ordered. They also began setting up for a large event for the next day right by us and it made it difficult to enjoy our meal. It was also a little unwelcoming and made us feel as though we were in the way.

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Peggy
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful! But especially our waitress, Olivia, was exceptional!
She was quick, efficient, and so responsive. She had inside AND outside tables, yet managed all very well!
IF I had a restaurant, I would try to swipe her away from West End!

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vipDineenP
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner with friends. It was a first time visit for our friends and they enjoyed it very much.

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nikPR
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We frequent WestEnd on many weekends, and especially have during the pandemic. The quality, and service are exceptional and very consistent! Love the burger and perfect fries! Pretty much everything we tried is delicious. You must try the créme bruleé...nowhere else have I had this perfectly subtle and creamy balance of flavor of honey lavender.

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BarryF
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful experience at West End. The food is very good, and the service and ambiance is outstanding. This time Lachlin (ph) was our waiter. He is terrific. He is poised, and professional. It was also great seeing Jim, the Pub manager. He is engaging and makes you feel truly welcome. We apologize for not knowing the hostess' name. She greets each guest warmly starting you off positively. All in all, an experience we look forward to repeating.

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vipDinner
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Overall, awful. I have been to dinner here many times and it WAS one of my favorite places. Went there for brunch today, though, and food was awful, service was very slow, house flys were buzzing all around (inside), and it was very loud in there. My son ordered the French toast and it came out so burnt that it looked like obsidian (i.e. like a shiny black rock). I am dumb-struck that any self-respecting chef would let that out of the kitchen. They tried to cover it up with some sauce, but did a sloppy of job of that too. For me, this place is black (like the French toast) listed.

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ErinK
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting and amazing food

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DianaD
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaraunt - easy to find location, great ambiance, can be dressy or casual, fantastic food and drinks. The hostess greeted us warmly when we came in, our server was efficient and attentive. Loved our experience - will definitely return!

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vipSusanL
Richmond
20 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

I am sorry to have to report that the crab cakes were awful. I could not even taste any crab and too much filler. There was no lump crab meat like it use to be served. The crab cakes use to be a favorite, but not anymore.

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MJfromVA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

So glad to have spent our anniversary at West End Wine Bar. Food was fresh and delicious. The service was exemplary and unrushed. If you're looking for quality farm to table food in a charming setting, look no further!

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CR1220
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Overall the experience at West End Wine Bar was good. The service was good and the food was tasty.

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DennisC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was excellent as was the service. I was surprised by the excellent choices in draught beers and the wine selections were good as well. The staff is polite, professional and prompt.

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The West End Wine Bar & Pub is rated 4.6 stars by 548 OpenTable diners.

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