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Tender Cow

Greenwood Street | Market House, Altrincham WA14 1RZ, England
+44 7718 621850
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free Options
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Greenwood Street | Market House, Altrincham WA14 1RZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated inside In Altrincham market Hall it serves excellent steaks, and the chips are excellent. Steak and Eggs is my favourite dish there

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mvpj1812
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Best Steak I have ever had, definitely a must try for anyone. We have visited this place twice and each time the food has been amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DebraSweetman
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Best burgers ever. Cooked medium rare as standard. The flavour it amazing & would highly recommend. I also got the skin on fries which were delicious. I visited the stall in Altrincham market but wanted to give a direct review as I can’t compliment the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 96gabbyj
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The steak, the fries, the salads .... Always amazing and they were perfect again. Prices have sneaked up a bit, but when it's this good and ever popular, I guess they can. Simple...but stunning.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SammieJ0
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Think I was a bit early for the brunch menu, but they took my order anyway. The best avocado, poached egg, pancetta & sour dough I’ve had (and I’ve tried many!). Utterly delicious. Looked so good I was asked several times by other diners where...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Camper599870
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Had another lovely steak here again last night. Cooked beautifully and accompanied by the fabulous butter lettuce! Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lolstoo
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A group of friends and I visited Altrincham Market today after investigating the place online. Travelling over 30 miles to visit I was impressed by the layout and atmosphere of the market. Less impressive was the food I ordered from Tender Cow. The ‘triple cooked...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank Juice_B1974
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Having being a "fillet steak" girl, I was persuaded to try the hanger steak with café de Paris butter... Omg.. It was amazing, along with the purple sprouting broccoli & triple cooked chips I'll deffo be back xx Thank you

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jo H
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Quite simply the best steak I have tasted in England.The only place that I've tasted better was a Michellin restaurant in Sligo Ireland.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 488marko
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Its a little confusing at first but you get the hang of it. Several different servery's with different styles of food. The three of us all chose the steak and eggs from the Tender Cow. Superb.. really excellnt food and arrived at the table hot,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Shuttie
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12 October 2018|
Response from SammieJ0 | Reviewed this property |
The menu changes all the time with different specials but I've never seen lobster, not to say they haven't had it/won't have it on the menu in the future
Ann T
28 November 2016|
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Response from johnti_13 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot book , it is a question of pot luck but that is part of the ambience spotting spare seats for 2 or 4 or whatever! and sharing the table with others!!
17 November 2016|
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Response from Gruzenberg | Reviewed this property |
yes they do accept credit cards and give a receipt which says what you ordered
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greenwood Street | Market House, Altrincham WA14 1RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham
  • Phone Number: +44 7718 621850
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