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“Top Quality Beef in Beautiful surroundings”
Review of The Cow Shed

The Cow Shed
Ranked #3 of 409 Restaurants in Wakefield
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $65
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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.
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Top Quality Beef in Beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed June 10, 2014

Visited here on the recommendation of a friend who lives in Wakefield. Easy to find within the town center depending on the time of day parking is plentiful and reasonable. if you fancy a 'pub' drink before visiting the restaurant there are plenty of local pubs serving a fine selection of beer all within short walks of this very pleasant grade 2 listed building.

A bit like Dr Who's Tar-dis this small building opens up once inside where its decor is tasteful and attractive and commensurate with its age and history. There is a small bar downstairs and seating for diners both upstairs and on the ground floor. don't be fooled by its none opening 'front' door access is via a courtyard to the rear ....

we took advantage of the 'early bird' menu.....slightly restricted and available till 7pm there is something for everyone on it and when comparing the prices after 7pm presents VERY good value for money.

We both ordered the starters and Steak based mains....the meat was among the best i have tasted and the service and presentation excellent.

the restaurant is open lunch times aswell with a similarly 'attractive' priced menu.....

we felt under no pressure to vacate our table and mid week the place was busy but not uncomfortably so

all together an excellent dining experience and we shall definatley be going again

well recommended

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
399 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Excellent £12.95 two course lunch”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

Lovely fixed price menu lunch.
Reasonably price drinks.
Good friendly service.
Excellent well presented food.
Lovely old building. Must try upstairs next time.
Good value too.
Will be going again.

  • Visited June 2014
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wakefield
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10 restaurant reviews
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“Another excellent meal”
Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

5 of us dined at the cow shed for my mothers birthday , food was excellent service was excellent , would be nice to see a new menu some time soon just to keep the place fresh , but overall very good food and highly reccomend

  • Visited June 2014
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Gorgeous place beautiful food”
Reviewed June 4, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous : a couple of people recommended this place and I am so glad they did it is definitely one of the best restaurants in Wakefield and definitely one we will be back again and again.

  • Visited May 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

I visited here with my sister during a one night stay in Wakefield. We wanted a nice restaurant and we previously read the reviews on trip advisor that seemed positive so we thought to try it out.

We both agreed that each element of the meal at the cowshed was excellent from the bountiful starter to the delcious sea bass and then the wonderful dessert. The atmosphere was very friendly yet extremely professional and we both agreed that they offered a complete and delightful dining experience.

I therefore, have no doubts that you too will enjoy this restaurant as much as we did and for that reason if you want a quaint beautiful place to dine with deleicous superior quality food and the excellent service to match then you should choose this restaurant and you will surely enjoy it as much as we did.

  • Visited May 2014
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