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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%
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“steak” (269 reviews)
“pate” (27 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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11 - 20 of 828 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't visited for a while but were pleased to find that the high standards of service and food have been maintained.

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Always have a good meal here. The only let down would be that the chips are frozen chips and not homemade which does put me off visiting as often as I would like.

Thank NikkePenny17
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Poor service, poor food. This place used to be good but has definitely gone down in my estimation. The early bird is pathetic. They shouldn’t offer deals and then offer poor standard of food - will not be returning

3  Thank Charley041
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

6 of us arrived early for once we were shown upstairs to sit on the comfy sofas and drinks brought to us to wait for our table wonderful surroundings and a cosy atmosphere as our time arrived we were shown downstairs to our table we...More

Thank lesrlunn
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Good choice on early bird menu--attentive staff- lovely food all for a good price--we will be back!!

Thank Ailsa R
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service will definitely go back again. A nice restaurant with a good atmosphere. Very enjoyable

Thank andy m
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Visited as a group of 4. Great attentive, friendly staff on arrival. All had starters, 3 of us the smoked haddock fish cakes which were nice but just too big. I had the haddock with herb potatoes for main, again far too many potatoes, others...More

Thank thejennings1
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The food was good but the service was very slow. Might give it another try if the service was more speedy.

Thank TougaMab
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Excellent food, excellent service, just a bit cold in the upstairs room. We both had steak as the main course which was cooked perfectly.

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 22 December 2017

great food good service had a brilliant night out here staff very friendly and helpful most diets catered for

1  Thank 777david1957
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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$27 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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