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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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“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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1 - 10 of 805 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super food, good service in a lovely atmosphere and we would not hesitate to visit again. Not cheap but for a special occasion do not hesitate to give it a try. Book well in advance, relax and enjoy.

Thank Allen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad brought me and my sister here mid week for tea. The service from start to finish was great. Staff so lovely and helpful. The food was also amazing! Could not fault it. Will definitely be coming here again

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to The Cow Shed a few times before and it’s always been great. I booked a table for my wife and I to celebrate her birthday. We were seated promptly and courteously. I had requested a bottle of champagne to be on the...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was very heavily booked so our party of four could only be accommodated at 6pm even three weeks ahead. The advantage was that this gave the choice of the early bird menu which offers about four choices for three courses. I chose French...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

British Food at its BEST!!! hi TCS, may i say the total experiance from arriving, being greeted , accompaned to the table, waiting upon us to be settled, then issuing the menus, giving us time to make our minds, was all carried out with ease...More

Thank philipfrancisreed
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Good food, lovely building, nice atmosphere and pleasant staff. We booked a table as recommended but it wasn't necessary. Will visit again.

Thank Ann-Marie G
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Ann-Marie G
7 October 2017|
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Response from love-to-eat1987 | Reviewed this property |
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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 25 - USD 66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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