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The Cow Shed


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

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.
US$25 - US$66
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Full Bar
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All reviews steak rhubarb and ginger pate sticky toffee pudding sea bass salad potatoes fish cakes chicken the early bird menu cooked to perfection seated upstairs specials board special occasion three courses lovely evening at lunchtime
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Reviewed today via mobile

This restaurant was always 1st class. It now terrible bad attitudes no customer service miserable man greeting you food just acceptable nothing special!!!! Go try Grill Pitt . Do not recommend and we will Not be returning!!!!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Hazel S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The service was excellent, great atmosphere and the venue has character. We really enjoyed our evening here. The food was extremely good, not spellbinding for the price paid, but extremely good nonetheless.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SarahVause
Reviewed 4 days ago

I phoned Thursday to book a table for me, an electric wheelchair user and my driver/assistant for today 15/03 at 1300. We arrived at 1245 but I couldn't get though the main door because there's step to negotiate. The Cow Shed don't have a ramp.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mick T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came last night 9.3.19. for my birthday and was so beautiful I enjoyed every minute. Food was geourgess and the staff where so friendly . We was ment to go out afterwards but we decided to stay in the restaurant after our meal sat upstairs...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Francesca A H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try to be balanced and informative when I do review, but folks I’m struggling with this one. The red mist still lingers from our Saturday evening dinner with our usual party of 6. We arrived 8pm and the usual meet and greet chap...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Mucker308
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start? After eating here at Christmas we were disappointed, but having been eating here for years we decided to give it the benefit of the doubt. I wish we hadn't. Too much to go into great detail but the overall summary is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank jeanjeany1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a disappointing visit to the Cow Shed at Christmas 2018 we decided to give them the benefit of the doubt and give it another try for our friends birthday......we shouldn’t have bothered. The complaints are as follows..... Of the 3 pates that were ordered...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I have visited the Cow shed many times and have always loved it however after our visit last night we wont be returning. We ordered our starters and meals and were looking forward to the delicious food but were very disappointed. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

his was my second visit to the Cow Shed. When we booked we were told that the earliest they could fit us in was 8:00pm. We were first of our group to arrive at 7:30pm, to find the place virtually empty. We were asked if...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wakefield isn’t overrun with great eateries but the Cow Shed is one of the better options. Consistent standard of food means you know what you’re getting. Not the biggest menu but what they do they tend to do pretty well. A safe bet.

Date of visit: February 2019
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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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