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The Cow Shed

53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
+44 1924 291044
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pate” (29 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a delicious 3 course meal. For starters a lobster ravioli which was a beautiful surf and most ravenous. The main was beef medallion in a lovely red wine sauce and fresh vegetables. The chef deserves a medal for the wonderful tastes which explode your...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kinosarby
Reviewed 3 days ago

4 people for catch up. Service was good. Starter not bad, bread with tomatoes and onions,but the veggie risotto was really nice, full of flavour and well cooked, other friends had steak and chips which they enjoyed, they did prefer chunky chips to fries but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kazlilly01
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a two course set meal that I had previously ordered as we were a group of 16. I was really disappointed as the main meal was definitely not what I had ordered and I ended up with a Goats cheese tart and a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jacky M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My mother and two other friends booked for Christmas lunch in October, giving an email address. Not having heard anything by 3 December, we enquired about our booking and were sent a Christmas menu but no instructions about sending our choices. Arriving the next day,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank mrsbinks_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined out on what was a superb night. Great company and delicious food. The staff are excellent. Very attentive but not over the top. This was my fifth visit, soon to be six. Trev aka Chris Tarrant.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Anne N Trevor H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really attentive staff. Food on par as always. Debbie attentive friendly keep up the good work. The lemon cello omg

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank green7063
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight me a party of 8 visited the cow shed, Northgate. The service from our waitress and waiter as always was outstanding, they really can’t do enough for you. Food was fresh made to order and full of amazing flavours the chefs tonight did us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Claire L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my wife on a spur of the moment choice. So glad we did, had the early bird rump steaks, lovely cut of me at and cooked as ordered. Followed with a brulee and brownie dessert. All in all, lovely food in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Z464UMandrewb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into this restaurant on Saturday afternoon having passed by many times and bit are we pleased we did. We opted for the 3 course choice from the board at a set fee ...... lovely 😊 We both started with red pepper and tomato...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank scotchmystery
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner have visited this numerous times in the past 16 months. However, on a visit in October, the two of us and my partners parents visited expecting the same high quality experience as before. This was not the case under the new...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Seanfl91
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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$24 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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