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The Cow Shed

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53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 1BP, England
01924 291044
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Cow Shed focuses on serving local seasonal produce, cooked with a...
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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  • 281
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lush

Food fantastic stafgg very happu gouky great cxxi had the steak dump was beautiful good puds too house wine Lovrly good prices xxwud return

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Davina W
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Food fantastic stafgg very happu gouky great cxxi had the steak dump was beautiful good puds too house wine Lovrly good prices xxwud return

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited last Tuesday with my family after booking a table a few days in advance. The staff were all very polite and gave the right amount of time before coming to take our orders. I asked for my steak medium and it was cooked perfectly my family members really enjoyed their meals too. The atmosphere is great and by far... More 

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Wakefield
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Liked almost everything, meal great, service great. Quite a trek upstairs to the Ladies if seated downstairs !

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I've been here about four or five times and each time it's consistently good. Nicely cooked steak, chips and great Diane sauce to go with it! I would highly recommend this restaurant. Friendly staff as well. Five stars well deserved to The Cow Shed!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We were brought here by our new neighbours as a 'welcome to the neighbourhood'. And wow it didn't disappoint! Amazing food. Total food coma. Really good staff who are there for your every need but not in your face. Highly recommend!

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Early bird menu is good value and good traditional food. Very cramped in there and as previously remarked a bit hot and stuffy, staff pleasant enough but not over friendly, we weren't sure of the atmosphere we felt rather as though we were an inconvenience because we hadn't booked ahead and they were just doing us a favour. We were... More 

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I visited last summer, Good food reasonable prices....However, no air con and cramped, very cramped. In summertime when weather is hot it is boiling airless inside. I found it unbearable and frankly it spoiled our gathering. I have not visited since. Im sure it's fine in the winter months.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Arriving in Wakefield on a Monday night, we searched for recommendations and were far from disappointed with the Cow Shed. friendly staff and a great atmosphere, good cooking and tasty food. Thank you very much.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A lovely restaurant, we enjoyed 3courses with the Cow Shed, prices were very reasonable, £18.00 in total for my 3 course early bird and drink! Would highly recommend

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This restaurant is a hidden gem with cow hide seats it serves excellent quality food and is easy walking distance from both the bus and train station. The steaks are excellent. staff friendly and helpful The early bird menu is good value.

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Additional Information about The Cow Shed

Address: 53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 1BP, England
Phone Number: 01924 291044
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 78

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: 01924 291044

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 78

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

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.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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