Westies Gastropub will replace the Wine Bistro in Clintonville.

Columbus' second Westies is slated to open the first quarter of 2018 in the former Wine Bistro location at 4416 N. High St.

The original Westies is at 940 S. Front St.

Westies is part of a small local chain, founded by Tony Selimi, that also includes Biscuit & Branch and Berliner Pub.

Paul Yow, culinary director for the company, said the Westies menu in Clintonville will mirror the one at the Brewery District location.

“There might be one or two differences but almost all the same,” Yow said.

Westies is known for its upscale tavern menu, which includes barbecue ribs, buttermilk fried chicken, pizza and a Korean barbecue burger made with Ohio grass-fed beef.

Yow said the interior will be significantly remodeled.

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