Waverly Stone Gastropub to Open in the Place of 8th St. Grille

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Fans of the 8th St. Grille can look forward to exciting new developments in the area. Although some may be saddened by the news that the grille will be closing on September 29, it has been announced that its owners will be embarking on a new venture, the Waverly Stone Gastropub, which will be taking its place. The new restaurant will be opening on Oct. 12. Read on to find out more about what to expect from the new eatery.

The Waverly Stone Gastropub will feature a chef prepared, globally-inspired menu with signature beverages. There will be 28 taps, a dynamic wine list, a lunch and dinner menu, as well as live music entertainment. The menu will feature fresh plates influenced by pub fare and street food from around the world and will be prepared by co-owner and classically trained Chef Ed Westerlund.

Photo courtesy of Holland Sentinel

The restaurant will be closing for a two week period as it undergoes renovations and trains its staff. Pre-opening events will start on Tues., Oct. 9 with a VIP night. This will be followed by a soft opening on Thurs., Oct. 11 and a grand opening on Friday, Oct. 12.

The owners are very excited by the prospect of bringing something new to their 8th St. location. Co-owner Andy Westerlund had this to say. “We get to open this restaurant in the city we live and the city we love and we are able to bring something new to downtown.”

There is no doubt that locals will share Westerlund’s enthusiastic spirit as they look forward to seeing what the Gastropub has to offer. We can’t wait to see you there.