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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 251
    Excellent
  • 103
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Very good food, lovely restaurant

Visited the Cow Shed recently with some friends and was pleasantly surprised. We all had the early bird menu which we felt represented good value for money. I had goats cheese starter and the salmon for main course with a side of vegetables. The food was tasty and well cooked. We all ended up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
beanysassy
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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391 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Visited the Cow Shed recently with some friends and was pleasantly surprised. We all had the early bird menu which we felt represented good value for money. I had goats cheese starter and the salmon for main course with a side of vegetables. The food was tasty and well cooked. We all ended up having a dessert as everything was... More 

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west yorkshire uk
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Service was good, food was good, a lovely dining experience for Wakefield, I would go again it is a good mid range restaurant.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Been visiting this restaurant on a regular basis for the last ten years and never had a bad meal yet. We went last Friday as a group of 12 for the early bird. We had pre booked our meals and 11 out of the 12 went for the steak as we had all been before and enjoyed it so much.... More 

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Very good tender steaks cooked just the way you ask, great service, reasonable prices, Will definitely eat here again. Would recomend you book as it gets quite busy.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely tea at the Cow Shed last night. Beautiful atmosphere, great staff and top nosh! I had the chicken liver parfait to start with which was pleasant, the rib eye steak for main, which was cooked just to my liking and Baileys creme brûlée for pud which was lovely. The wine was superb. All in all, a great... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had the early bird menu which is very good value. steaks cooked to perfection as ordered, will definitely be returning.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Hadn't been before and hadn't spotted the 'secret' entrance. Intimate without being intimidating. Excellent, different menu, beautifully served. A definite for a special occasion.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went on a Monday evening and didn't realise the early bird menu was available all night so that was a bargain! The starter we had was delicious, the steak was to die for and the dessert was sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream - need I say anymore? I will definitely be returning to try out the rest... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went out my son and I to celebrate some school achievements. It came to around 60 for 2 including wine. We are rather conservative and we tried the early menu with a delicious steak. Well worth a visit., the only problem is that booking is advisable for evenings expecially at weekends.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Dinner at the Cow Shed is always faultless, and last nights visit was no exception. The staff are attentive and really welcoming, the quality of the food was superb and cooked perfectly.

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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 28 - 74

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?