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The Rowdey Cow Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour

Lower Farm | Devizes Road, Rowde, Devizes, England
+44 1380 829666
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (153 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Farm | Devizes Road, Rowde, Devizes, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've loved the Rowdey Cow for years and have been on numerous occasions, our kids absolutely love it there and the staff are very friendly and can't do enough for you. However, the food recently has really gone downhill to the extent we are no...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cmaxi84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food and service, will now become my default stopover when in the region of Devizes. I didn't try the lovely looking ice cream but it looks very tempting.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being open the cafe looked a little dishevelled & unwelcoming although there was a cheery welcome from the staff. We ordered coffee as we waited for friends but the service was very slow & we had to go looking for the menus which weren’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bessophi
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s lovely here, food is always tasty and I enjoy the atmosphere. The menu recently changed a lot which was very disappointing and has put a number of my friends off visiting the cafe. The paninis were our favourite and have all been removed, my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Guide215926
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We have been several times here with our toddler. She loves to ride on the toy tractors in one of the barns and see the animals. There is also a playground. We had Sunday lunch once which was pretty decent and the ice cream is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chris O
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Been twice as part of a week's holiday just out side rowde there for got to sample both the breakfast and ice cream.only down side was breakfast to big but that was my fault for not ordering the small.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We discovered this farm cafe recently while on holiday in Wiltshire. I was in search of a full English and the Rowdey Cow offered 2 options, the full English and a smaller version. I can’t imagine how anyone could eat the larger one since the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Travel643070
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Used to love the Rowdey Cow but i am not sure I will be rushing back in a hurry. It is looking very tired and scruffy. The marquee is a good idea but means if you are sat in there you can’t see the children’s...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 863hannahw
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Recently the Rowdey Cow Cafe hosted a Family Fun Day in aid of the Julia's House Children's Hospice in nearby Devizes. My wife and I were there representing the charity and we were just so impressed by the helpful and friendly staff. The food is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed August 15, 2018

A farm in the middle of nowhere with good food and outrageous ice cream. All the locals have found this as the go to place to eat.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BillMayer
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April 19, 2018|
Response from suejthompso | Property representative |
Yes we are wheelchair accessible 😁
Margaret W
April 13, 2017|
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Response from suejthompso | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the garden area on a lead but not inside the cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Farm | Devizes Road, Rowde, Devizes, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Devizes  >  Rowde
  • Phone Number: +44 1380 829666
  • E-mail
Set in the grounds of thei dairy farm the glass fronted cafe offers spectacular views and delicious food made from local produce. There are 16 different flavours of ice cream on display which is made on site fresh from their own cows milk. There are childrens play areas and animal viewing.
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