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The Cow Shed

53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
+44 1924 291044
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (252 reviews)
“pate” (25 reviews)
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This must be our 6th or 7th visit here now, never been disappointed, service is always excellent. The food beautiful, especially that really rich chocolate tart. There were four of us this time and we all cleared our plates totally, all of us having totally...More

Thank 33Lyn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife had heard good reports about The Cow Shed so we decided to make our first visit for our son's 21st birthday meal. We were all very impressed! Three of us had different varieties of steaks and sauces, an one had beef stroganoff. We...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went to the restaurant with my work colleagues and was very impressed with the menu and the early bird was not only good value there was no compromise on tge quality of the food and great choice ... the steak and chips was delicious...More

Thank Nicolafi620
Reviewed 6 days ago

Where do you eat in Wakefield? Go to the Cow Shed .....excellent food, good choice and really good atmosphere and service. Large portions of superb food

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We recently went with friends for a special birthday meal. What a wonderful. Delicious meal. I can honestly say it was the nicest meal out I have eaten in a long time. I will definitely go again and can recommend the restaurant for comfort. Cleanliness....More

Thank margiegb
Reviewed 6 days ago

Called here on Saturday 15/7 with my son for lunch. I have been meaning to come here for ages and just never got round to it. I wish I had come here much sooner then I would have realised just how good The Cow Shed...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for our daughter and her boyfriends graduation, with both sets of parents. Not one complaint from anyone. Had the early birds special before 7pm. The food and choice was very good, well presented and served by friendly staff. Everyone had a good time...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance to the building is around the back which is slightly confusing as its not obvious at first, but once inside the place looks great. Very friendly staff and timely service. The food was excellent if maybe a little pricey and as with most...More

Thank johncW8836BQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault this place at all . Great menu and selection. The staff were very attentive. The food was amazing as I'm chef for a living I couldn't speak more highly of this place

Thank scazthelad548
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the early bird as a party of four on a Saturday night. All the steaks were cooked to perfection, as was all the side orders too. The desserts were also very tasty and well presented. Great service, no feeling rushed at all, despite...More

Thank dougall45
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Questions & Answers
27 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
4 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
20 June 2016|
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Response from 406brownb | Reviewed this property |
Think they are frozen do not appear to be hand cut chips which I thought they would do. Much nicer...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
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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