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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (284 reviews)
“pate” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this venue the other week with my partner on recommendation from multiple people. We opted for the spring roll starter which was enjoyable and the Rump steak which was recommended again as one of the nicer dishes on the menu by friends. The steak...More

1  Thank jevdokimovazanna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

came last night for a meal and i still cant get over how beautiful the food was, all the food was amazing but the mussles and the fillet beef medalions really stood out. would deffo reccomend and will deffo be returning 😊

Thank Jaids M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this venue last week on recommendation from multiple people. We opted for the spring roll starter which was pleasant enough and the Rump steak which was recommended again as one of the nicer dishes on the menu by friends. The steak was tough and...More

2  Thank Joe C
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent family meal here for a double family birthday. Couldn’t fault anything about the meal from the king prawn and chorizo starter to the varied and tasty cheeseboard. The real star of the show however was the steak which was cooked to juicy...More

Thank Choccy16
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Superb meal again at The Cowshed, starters of garlic mushroom, fishcakes and prawn skewers were very tasty, steaks cooked to perfection and chicken with mushroom risotto was lovely, Rhubarb and ginger pudding was to die for and brulee gorgeous! Service very friendly and welcoming, we...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed May 1, 2018

where do i start, as a steakhouse the menu is varied and accommodating for most tastes, service was as it always is, a very well run establishment with reasonable prices.

Thank Ianrobbo1
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend this restaurant enough. The menu has plenty of choice and catered for our youngest family member who is 6 yrs wonderfully. Can honestly state its the best fillet steak we have had in Yorkshire. Cooked to perfection by excellent chefs, thanks. Staff are...More

Thank Flangebob
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t realise Early Bird now all evening on Wednesday so happily took advantage. Perfect steak as always - Wakefield’s best restaurant for steak

Thank TeamAC13
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Revisited The Cow Shed a couple of weeks ago... not been for a while.. but wont be leaving it so long before our next visit! The food was lovely.. esp enjoyed the Celery and spring onion soup, and the sliced medallions of beef that were...More

Thank Angel R
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We love this place Great choice of food, something s little bit different. Well presented. Great value. Perfect service

Thank Eeeeeebygum
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Ann-Marie G
October 7, 2017|
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Response from love-to-eat1987 | Reviewed this property |
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April 27, 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
March 4, 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$25 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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