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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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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent family meal here for a double family birthday. Couldn’t fault anything about the meal from the king prawn and chorizo starter to the varied and tasty cheeseboard. The real star of the show however was the steak which was cooked to juicy...More

Thank Choccy16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb meal again at The Cowshed, starters of garlic mushroom, fishcakes and prawn skewers were very tasty, steaks cooked to perfection and chicken with mushroom risotto was lovely, Rhubarb and ginger pudding was to die for and brulee gorgeous! Service very friendly and welcoming, we...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

where do i start, as a steakhouse the menu is varied and accommodating for most tastes, service was as it always is, a very well run establishment with reasonable prices.

Thank Ianrobbo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this restaurant enough. The menu has plenty of choice and catered for our youngest family member who is 6 yrs wonderfully. Can honestly state its the best fillet steak we have had in Yorkshire. Cooked to perfection by excellent chefs, thanks. Staff are...More

Thank Flangebob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t realise Early Bird now all evening on Wednesday so happily took advantage. Perfect steak as always - Wakefield’s best restaurant for steak

Thank TeamAC13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Revisited The Cow Shed a couple of weeks ago... not been for a while.. but wont be leaving it so long before our next visit! The food was lovely.. esp enjoyed the Celery and spring onion soup, and the sliced medallions of beef that were...More

Thank Angel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place Great choice of food, something s little bit different. Well presented. Great value. Perfect service

Thank Eeeeeebygum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited last night for a family meal. As always the food was excellent but what stood out for us was the customer service. At Christmas we were given a gift voucher for the Cow Shed but we couldn't find it. My husband told the...More

Thank Theshaws01
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner, and on various other occasions with friends/family have visited the Cow Shed and every time the experience has been fantastic. Waitresses are very friendly and attentive throughout the meal. The red wine in particular is wonderful and from those who have...More

Thank Seanfl91
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant!! Best meal in Wakefield by far!! Seriously can't wait to go back.!! Nothing at all to fault!! We both had the fillet which was perfect. Can't wait to return!!

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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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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$ 26 - US$ 67
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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