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46 Whiteladies Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2NH, England (Formerly The Cowshed)
+44 117 973 3550
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had heard such good things about this place, so we came for a sunday roast, the atmosphere is pretty dead, we were shoved on a tiny table and the food portions were ridiculous! The food was tasty but I had to get a snack after. It is such a shame as we really wanted to enjoy this roast dinner.

Thank BubbleandSqueak_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I don't normally write reviews, but I felt the need to let everyone know what an exceptional experience we have just had. Our fantastic server Natasha was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble. The roast itself was absolutely delicious. Spot on. The restaurant was buzzy - a terrific atmosphere. Just debating desserts now. We will be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at Aqua the night before, I went with a different set of friends to this restaurant. Food was lovely and good quality - mainly steaks - but very expensive and really no atmosphere to speak of. Waiters did not smile or interact and basically we looked after ourselves. Nothing was explained by them - this was my first... More 

Thank Lisa P
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to the Cowshed previously and been really happy by the quality of the meal, I was really looking forward to this meal. Today however was the polar opposite. A truly terrible rib eye steak full of gristle and pretty flavourless; children's fish fingers with a huge bone in it, and the vanilla ice cream arrived as chocolate. To... More 

1 Thank ICTEvangelist
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in for our pre booked anniversary meal and the front of staff looked at us like we intruded their conversation. They couldn't find our reservation and I had to show my confirmation and even reminded them that they rang me in the morning to confirm it. Finally found it on a random name and showed us to our seats... More 

1 Thank Dwyn F
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good quality roast dinner all served on a platter. The food was excellent and the meat was great. It's not the cheapest but you do get good quality. Would have given it 5 starts but there was a slight muddle up with our table and one of the waitresses was rude rather than accommodating!

Thank Jimbo-Loris
Bristol, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just been back after several months and I can report that the food and service are better than ever. Superb. Booking essential though.

Thank krbristol
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment I entered through that door, everything seemed right and things went even better after the meal, the service was exceptional and we had a real treat.

Thank Asaba E
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided rather late to grab a Sunday roast. We phoned and they managed to fit us in. Food and drinks ordered and arrived quickly. A slightly different take on a roast, but it was very tasty. Just enough to satisfy, and leave you wanting more.

Thank Gavin A
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took my mother and father for dinner as an early Christmas celebration but not all of us were satisfied. Two of our party had sirloins which were fine apart from an undercooked medium request. I had ribeye which was mostly fat and gristle. Very pricey but expected it to be and wouldn't have minded paying more if the quality... More 

1 Thank Leighl3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$44
Steakhouse, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Whiteladies Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2NH, England (Formerly The Cowshed)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 3550
At The Cowshed we bring the taste of the countryside to the city. For us the most important thing is knowing where and how food is produced. We focus on the quality of the farming or production methods and the ethics and integrity of the grocer, breeder or supplier.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?