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The Cow Pub & Restaurant

#2,712 of 18,325 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, Seafood, British
89 Westbourne Park Road | Bayswater, London W2 5QH, England
+44 20 7221 0021
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (15 reviews)
“oysters” (22 reviews)
“turnover” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
89 Westbourne Park Road | Bayswater, London W2 5QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went based on good reviews here on TA but was sadly disappointed. Started off with lobster soup - watery and fishy, my partner had the porcini soup - too thick and tasteless (needed salt). We were not ravenous so decided to split an entree (which...More

Thank VancouverZengirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic seafood pub packed with people and atmosphere. Would recommend highly the seafood linguine, oysters and guinness.

Thank yorimos
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is my favourite pub in London. Terrific, simple seafood-based menu with the best Fish Stew in town and a fine Guinness to top it all off. Cosy informal dining at the back, and although it's a small space at the bar it's never short...More

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a funny narrow little pub in the old Irish style. Very popular with the local. It has a good menu with lots of options. Good pub style hearty options. Great for meeting for a drink. Its not a big pub so works best...More

Thank Karina O
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A group of us meet every year to have a moderately boozy afternoon accompanied by the Cow’s fine menu of favourite standards. It’s the perfect pre Christmas lunch. Nestling in the back corner by the fire, We enjoyed some fine ales, Taylor’s Landlord and a...More

1  Thank Johann P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Cow is a very traditional pub with a cosy little restaurant upstairs. The food is traditional and the surroundings and atmosphere are fun and relaxed. This would be an excellent place for a date or dinner with friends. The service was very friendly and...More

Thank HannahLeeLondon
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We went today and I was expecting great things. Food was expensive. Service was friendly but not very good. They couldn’t change my meal to include new potatoes instead of mash! They arbitrarily added 15 % service charge. I said I wasn’t happy with the...More

2  Thank AndyCove
Reviewed 9 October 2017

On a recent trip to London we met some friends at The Cow for drinks...that turned into dinner. I was a little leery about eating at a pub, just because pubs get a bum rap for their food. Well, let me tell you, this is...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My new favourite place to visit whenever in London. Love the whole concept of it, being a beef fun. Pubish, homy atmosphere makes the place just perfect.

Thank annaspencergtw
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Cow has a fantastic atmosphere and great service. I had the fish stew and it was absolutely delicious, in fact, the best I've ever eaten! My partner had the Beef & Guinness pie which he loved. Overall, I'd heartily recommend and would come back...More

Thank Hannah O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$33
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Westbourne Park Road | Bayswater, London W2 5QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7221 0021
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