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The Cow Shed

53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
+44 1924 291044
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself and my partner, and on various other occasions with friends/family have visited the Cow Shed and every time the experience has been fantastic. Waitresses are very friendly and attentive throughout the meal. The red wine in particular is wonderful and from those who have...More

Thank Seanfl91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant!! Best meal in Wakefield by far!! Seriously can't wait to go back.!! Nothing at all to fault!! We both had the fillet which was perfect. Can't wait to return!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard many good things about this place so was excited to visit. However, we sat in a freezing draft (never took our coats off), sat next to the cutlery station so a constant rattling of silverware going on behind us, but that was...More

Thank Herbevor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to eat. Small but cosy. Food is really good and not unreasonably priced given the quality. Note that you can use AmEx if you pay at the bar rather than at your table.

Thank TheBob623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to have a mushroom stroganoff instead of my usual steak and it was lovely, good friendly service an£ excellent value for money

Thank Kim Davie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the cow shed not so long a go, the steak I had was cooked perfectly for me and I really enjoyed it, food came quickly and all staff greeted us very well. But my favourite part of the night was eating the homemade...More

Thank Chelseam9998
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a meal yesterday and it really was very good. The staff were helpful, friendly and not overbearing. Our friends were quite late arriving, but never were we made to feel pressured or rushed. The food was of great quality, particularly the...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I frequently visit The Cowshed for lunch. The staff are always friendly and happy to help and the food always very good and beautifully presented. I can highly recommend it.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another visit and again, just yum! Birthday table of 12 near us but we got lovely table with candles in alcove to set mood. Not crammed in like some places. Friendly polite staff. Delicious steak. Love it!

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit for several years and it didn’t fail to disappoint. Same excellent standards as I remember from before. Food was delicious and the service was very good. The atmosphere is also really nice.

Thank Sarah C
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Ann-Marie G
7 October 2017|
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Response from love-to-eat1987 | Reviewed this property |
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Robert S |
Hi, we accommodate children but we don't have a children's menu, we can do smaller portions of some pasta, steak, chicken and salmon dishes on the lunch and dinner menus. We always do whatever we can. Cowshed Team🐮
Yvonne B
5 March 2017|
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Response from Fionnuala H | Property representative |
We don't have a specific menu but we always do what we can for those with food intolerances. Feel free to phone for a chat to discuss further. Admin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$72
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 291044
The Cow Shed focuses on serving local seasonal produce, cooked with a modern English style – presented to you in our cosey and intimate dining room by a professional team of attentive waiting staff, and accompanied by a wide selection of wines.
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