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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
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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West Yorkshire
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with family last Saturday evening. Not our first visit, so we expected high quality and great service. We weren't disappointed. Perfect steaks, beautiful starters and puds. Polite and attentive staff. Worth paying that bit extra for a top-class dining experience.

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Thank lLevidoll
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Robert and his team run a finely tuned operation in this reliable restaurant, service is spot on and the food never disappoints. It's popular with local people and it is best to reserve in advance. The welcome is warm and the restaurant comfortable and well laid out. The menu is fairly consistent and the specials fairly predictable but all food... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on the early bird menu 3 coursed for £18.95, every course was excellent. All four of us had no complaints, food is presenting beautifully and it tastes just as good too. Good service and well worth a visit if you haven't been there before. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank dougall45
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are expecting a run of the mill basic meal then you will be surprised!! this restaurant is very nice, it has it's own little quaint touches ... it is a definite place for a special meal with your other half ... we have been here a few times now with always the same excellent service ... definitely recommended.

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Thank gadget1966
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent greeting to the restaurant. The menu is excellent. Had two course special lunch. I had the steak and it was cooked to perfection, with chips and salad. Followed by chocolate tart with cream it was delicious. I would highly recommend to anyone. My friends had the chicken which they enjoyed too.

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Dewsbury, England
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends during the week during the early bird session, we popped in of the off chance of a table and were accommodated but upstairs, which is still nice. What great value for money a choice of around 4 starters and mains at around £17 for 2 courses and £20 for 3 courses. I had the pate and then... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in early July for my mums birthday, just me and her. From the moment we walked in everything was fantastic. Waiters and waitress were very attentive, but not overbearing. Took our jackets to hang up. They were very knowledgeable about the specials on offer. We each had a starter, duck parfait for mum and cream of asparagus soup... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after a recommendation and it was well worth it. The setting is quaint and the service was really good with very friendly staff. The food was absolutely lovely and the menu and specials were varied and interesting. We will definitely be visiting again.

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Thank mcevne
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a regular attender at the Cow Shed when I visit Wakefield. I use it for meeting both friends and business colleagues and even when on my own. The service is excellent and the staff friendly and the food is good quality and well presented. The place has a very pleasant atmosphere. I do visit other restaurants in Wakefield... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited tonight and had three courses, couldn't fault it, would highly recommend. The steak was amazing and the restaurant itself was beautiful. Sit upstairs if you can!

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$25 - $66
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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
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
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.

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