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Travellers' Choice2023
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About
More than just a steakhouse! Located in central Bristol offering innovative food menus utilising the very best produce and prime cuts from across the South West. Incredible cocktails and an extensive wine selection coupled with an atmosphere to tempt all discerning hospitality lovers
PRICE RANGE
£12 - £50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews dauphinoise potatoes steak burnt ends smoked bacon sunday roast kimchi belly pork scallops early bird price our waitress was very friendly cooked to perfection an open kitchen off the menu superb food great lunch lovely restaurant front of house
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was exceptional, had the squid rings, chorizo sausage and pork belly for starter and the flavours melted in the mouth. The Picanha steak (shared) hit the spot beautifully and the chips/onion sides were amazing as well. Sorcha and Aimee served us and were there...for any need which made our time brilliant as well.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food reasonably priced. Lovely ambience and atmosphere. Quality Sunday lunch, fantastic Yorkshire pudding. Mocktails were inventive and delicious.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food and service excellent. We went for a special family birthday there were 10 of us. We all had Sunday lunch, highly recommended- really delicious. The atmosphere was good too.Thanks to Issy our server who looked after us 👏

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great night out with family. Food was great and service was excellent. We had the perfect spot and loved the round table. Chloe was our waitress and she was exceptional. She had excellent knowledge and was so bubbly. Nothing was too much trouble.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Second time visiting and didn’t disappoint. Amazing food, great atmosphere and fabulous service. Thankyou to our server Chloe for who was excellent and couldn’t have been more attentive towards us. Can’t wait to come back soon!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We all had a lovely time. The food was amazing and the staff were so friendly, very attentive and made us feel very comfortable

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my friends meet up in cow and sow. Chloe our hostess was brilliant, attentive, interactive and very funny brilliant credit to cow and sow as the food is perfect but when the service is it makes it a 5 star experience

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Incredible all round. Perfect food no complaints. Service was also incredible especially Chloe who went above and beyond.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Food and staff were amazing , special thanks to our waitress Chloe 😃 definitely will be back. Thank you so much Chloe 👍👍

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely atmosphere, great food and nice waitress Chloe. Burnt ends and pulled pork and cheddar croquettes were to die for! Would defo come again!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Chloe was an absolutely amazing host! From the moment we walked in to the time we walked out the door, nothing was too much trouble. Food was absolutely incredible too! Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere - buzzy but not crazy loud. Lovely food - the mixed seasonal veg and cheesy leeks & broccoli are excellent sides. Steak bang on as usual. Service really good. Great location.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been here 5 or 6 times now, and it’s slaps every single time. Never had a bad meal. Burnt ends are a must! Organic Prosecco is lush too.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for a birthday and meat was awesome. Staff was so friendly definitely recommended. Quite expensive but its worth it.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Mark Warburton, Owner at The Cow & Sow (Queen Square), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a great review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic meal. Rrally great servers becs and jess. Bone marrow butter was really tasty and steaks tasted great. Managed to squeeze us in last minute which was hugely appreciated.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Mark Warburton, Owner at The Cow & Sow (Queen Square), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pleased you got in. We are getting busier and busier so best to book in future. Lets hope we can welcome you again soon. Thanks Tom

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The Cow & Sow (Queen Square) is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5