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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” (267 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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank 777david1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to try this place, the things I’ve been told about the challenge burger were try as a table of 4 we’re trying it. I just had a standard burger, my brother had the ribs, both delicious but tbh, nothing amazing. The spicy cabbage...More

Thank Thedietcokeman
Reviewed 7 December 2017 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 5 December 2017 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 22 November 2017 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 15 November 2017 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 14 November 2017

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 10 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
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Ann-Marie G
7 October 2017|
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Response from love-to-eat1987 | Reviewed this property |
I would.
28 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
5 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
USD 26 - USD 69
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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