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The Cow Shed

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53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
+44 1924 291044
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have been eating here for more than 5 years. The food is excellent. In fact I have never had anything other than a perfect dining experience. The staff are attentive and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. This is the best value for money eating place in Wakefield in my opinion added to which there is easy on street... More 

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2 Thank Judlongman
staffordshire
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had the lunch menu the rump steak was cooked to perfection, I like well done because I don't like to see blood and they managed this without burning it. I was a little disappointed with the chips I expected big fat homemade but they were a little like oven chips. The trouble with the lunch menu was choice of dessert... More 

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1 Thank ladyjane19
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Have eaten here many times, and never reviewed it before, not sure why! Ate here at lunch time and can not fault it! Everything cooked to perfection, steaks, salmon and pasta, wonderful creme brulee, my personal weakness! The staff are attentive without being over bearing, service is great. can not recommend highly enough.

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Thank Helen B
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265 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Visited the Cow Shed for an early evening Saturday dinner (booking essential) and once again had a superb meal at very reasonable prices. The food can't be faulted and the service is prompt and efficient. One of the best restaurants in Wakefield, without a doubt.

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Thank andy998
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

If you have problems with mobility as I have, note the toilets are up a steep flight of wooden stairs. Decent food and good service. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Thank Wendyhouse64
Yorkshire
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154 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Had the two course set menu to celebrate Valentine's day. The pate was superb and the steak once again was cooked exactly as ordered and was super. My wife's salmon was also well cooked and well presented. Only slight drawback is that the room was a little draughty.

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Thank redoubtwarrior
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have reviewed previously but feel it warrants another review. Amazing place, brilliant food and excellent staff. Not much else to be said, love the place.

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Thank Smartin0
Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The Cow Shed are a very friendly restaurant serving very good food. I would definitely recommend them for a good meal

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Thank AdrianMov1949
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Valentines Night - just perfect, wonderful fillet as always, lovely atmosphere & People x Nice to see a local restaurant using local produce not 'cashing in' & serving their normal menu - Only question is 'are they 'real' chips ie not frozen supplied 'real chips but actual peeled potatoes????? Thank you from myself & David just lovely x Finally a... More 

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Thank Leona R
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

First time at cow shed but definitely not the last. Lovely little resteraunt . Food was really good, steak done perfect. Creme brulee yummy. Pate' starter was really tasty. Staff are lovely, nothing too much trouble. The place is spotless. Thanks andy for taking me. Cya soon cow shed . X

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$64
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?