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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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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 4 people the other night and again not disappointed food was excellent and the service as always was first class this as to be one of the best placers to eat in all of Yorkshire, If you have not been give it a...More

Thank diane t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

July and December is usually the time for a ‘Crunchie Club’ get together. Usually the food is delicious and served with real warmth and friendliness. The service is still very good but the food this time was a little disappointing. We went for the lunchtime...More

Thank Janerat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called for lunch one Friday, fancying a large steak to find there was only one steak dish on the menu, it was cooked just right washed down with a bottled beer, my wife had a chicken dish which she remarked was excellent, service was attentive...More

Thank Chrispy666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined here several times and never had a poor meal or experience. The food has always been top quality with good service and a great atmosphere. The portions are excellent even on the early bird - some restaurants are not quite so generous...More

Thank SMW20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite disssapointing. Vegetation option for me, mushroom stroganoff, but sorry not great, the capers didn't taste good ! Others in party seemed ok with their meal. won't go back soon.

Thank kazlilly01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never fails, always tasty food and good service. Nice atmosphere and food choice. Fair price for good food. Will be back

1  Thank pntr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have had many meals at the cowshed, over the years fish , steaks or any other meat never had a wrong meal Yet!

1  Thank Jillian R
Reviewed 30 May 2018

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

2  Thank jevdokimovazanna
Reviewed 24 May 2018 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 😊

1  Thank Jaids M
Reviewed 21 May 2018 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

3  Thank Joe C
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Ann-Marie G
7 October 2017|
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Response from love-to-eat1987 | Reviewed this property |
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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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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