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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, Late Night, 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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  • 277
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 25
    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
A welcome surprise

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
John H
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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English first
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Took my friend here for lunch last week, booked a table at short notice this was ready and waiting. Good value lunch menu offering freshly made dishes different from the normal run of the mill elsewhere. Good service and felt comfortable in taking an out of town friend for a different dining experience

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Wakefield
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Have been to the Cow Shed around six times and never been disappointed. Great customer service, fantastic food and a lovely dining area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Love! Love! Love! Staff see to your every need but don't get in your face! Food is to die for! Total food coma afterwards! Deffo coming back for more!

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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a delicious meal to celebrate my husband and sister in laws birthdays! Baked Camembert to share from specials board with a glass of Prosecco, followed by beef medallions, rib eye and venison x2. Each was served cooked to our individual liking with lovely accompaniments and washed down with a very palatable Rioja! Not overpriced with great service and atmosphere,... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This place is a real gem hidden in Wakefield city centre. Visited with my husband and another couple last night. The service was excellent, attentive but not intrusive. Menu was small, mainly steaks...Food was of a very high quality, fresh, tasty! I am a very fussy eater so was really happy with the food - the only tiny criticisms would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Always a pleasure here. Needs no flowery extravagant verse. Excellence from the top quality menu, varied wine list and relaxed atmosphere. I recommend the baileys creme brule.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

What a fantastic place to hold my wedding day meal. From the start we had a very warm welcome. The staff, chefs we all welcoming. The food was out of this world. We would really recommend to eat here. If we could give you more than 5 it would be a massive 10.

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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, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?