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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” (253 reviews)
“pate” (27 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Visited again with friends for an after work catch up at 6. At this time of day the early bird menu is available which is excellent value and a choice of around 4/5 dishes for each course. The portion sizes are generous I had the...More

Thank J0andChris
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We visited for the early bird menu midweek for a family birthday. The service was excellent. Very friendly staff with quick service though we weren't rushed at all and the gap between courses was fine. Five of us had the rump steak from the early...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Every time we eat there the atmosphere is second to none, the location is good for parking within minutes, yes you have to book your meal, but it's well worth it and your steaks are done to perfection every-time. We have been to the Cow...More

Thank deryckscott
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Robs Restaurant for years now, always top notch , best place in Wakefield , quality produce well cooked , served by wonderful friendly staff , a credit to Rob and his crew.

Thank Kevknm
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Recommended years ago and never been! Why I ask now! Initial thoughts - stunning little 'Tudor' framed building with attentive staff. Everyone inside was dressed smartly and there was a gentle mix of chatter and music. An excellent little Early Bird menu and the usual...More

Thank PaulBYorkshire
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I hadn't been here before, but my wife has been many times with colleagues and always says what a great time she's had. So, we gave it a go. Firstly 4 of us as a family treat. Then just me and my wife. I love...More

Thank tdLeeds
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends visited at lunch time it was lovely everything tasted fresh and very tasty been here a few times and have ordered a variety of different things off the menu and I have never had anything bad here .I would recommend you...More

Thank dawnyhampshire
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Terrific food, amazing service a truly great restaurant. Swift and quality staff served amazing starters of deep fried Brie and Crayfish followed by the best chicken risotto I have ever tasted and Lamb. Highly recommended.

Thank John M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The cow shed is located in very attractive and distinctive premises. Timbered building painted black and white- like a fresian! Warm greeting from staff and excellent service. Steaks were wonderful- succulent and cooked perfectly to order. The rhubarb and ginger pudding was amazing!!

1  Thank Paulsmithcasty
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went here for my husbands birthday. Lovely surroundings . There was a good choice of food which was delicious and well presented. Would definitely recommend. We will be back

1  Thank Flazzi
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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