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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” (267 reviews)
“pate” (27 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there at lunchtime for our works xmas do. Fabulous meal, fantastic service. Well done Cow Shed can highly recommend. X

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had superb Early Bird meal tonight. The rump steak was actually better than usual. Melted in the mouth. My husband and daughter had the tomato and basil soup starter which was amazing. I always have chicken pate. Always lovely. My husband and myself shared...More

Thank Kathy01190729
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to this restaurant. There is a specials board and also an a la carte menu and an early bird which is available every evening from Monday through Thursday and from 6-7 pm on Friday and Saturday. Great food - friendly staff -...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff where friendly and very attentive. I booked last minute and they where able to squeeze me in. Definitely book in advance the restaurant is small and they were very busy even on a week night. Great size portions, good quality and well cooked...More

1  Thank K D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great food, excellent service, had a fantastic time, would definitely go again. Went with friends from work, everyone loved the food and thought the staff were so friendly and helpful

Thank ellenhoward66
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ended up in Wakefield and I used Trip advisor to suggest a place to eat. As it had such good reviews we gave it a try. We had such a warm welcome from the staff when we arrived, the menu was...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Super food, good service in a lovely atmosphere and we would not hesitate to visit again. Not cheap but for a special occasion do not hesitate to give it a try. Book well in advance, relax and enjoy.

Thank Allen R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My dad brought me and my sister here mid week for tea. The service from start to finish was great. Staff so lovely and helpful. The food was also amazing! Could not fault it. Will definitely be coming here again

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve been to The Cow Shed a few times before and it’s always been great. I booked a table for my wife and I to celebrate her birthday. We were seated promptly and courteously. I had requested a bottle of champagne to be on the...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very heavily booked so our party of four could only be accommodated at 6pm even three weeks ahead. The advantage was that this gave the choice of the early bird menu which offers about four choices for three courses. I chose French...More

Thank Nigel B
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Questions & Answers
Ann-Marie G
7 October 2017|
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Response from love-to-eat1987 | Reviewed this property |
I would.
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$67
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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