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The Cowshed

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The Cowshed


The Cowshed brings the taste of the countryside to the city. For The Cowshed, the most important thing is knowing where and how their food is produced. They focus on the quality of the farming or production methods and the ethics and integrity of the grocer, breeder or supplier.

About the Cowshed

The Cowshed came about because there seemed to be a gap in the Bristol market for a restaurant that served good, simple, British food, in a relaxed environment, particularly one that put an emphasis on quality local produce.

It’s something the owner Adam Denton has always been passionate about and after much research, location hunting and a complete new refurb, The Cowshed was born.

The Food

The Cowshed considers itself to be a work in progress and they are forever changing and improving their offering depending on the demand. As you'd expect, it's their steaks that are a speciality - you pick your favourite cut, sauce and sides and make your own meal. Their Steak on Stone allows you to cook your own steak, just how you like it, on your very own hot stone plate. It’s a must try!

But it's not just about the meat. A great selection of scrumptious a la carte meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and a mouth-watering range of desserts make The Cowshed an all-round excellent night out for all. 

Opening hours

Breakfast: served Mon to Sun 8am - 11.30am (11am on Sundays)

Lunch: served Mon to Sat 12 noon - 3pm (last table booking at 2.45pm)

Dinner: served Mon to Sat 6pm - 10pm (last table booking at 9.45pm)

Sunday lunch: served from 12 noon - 5pm (last table booking at 4.45pm)



  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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Special Offers

  • Set Lunch Menu

    The offer: Enjoy one course for £9.95, two courses for £11.95 and three courses £13.95 Monday to Saturday 12pm to 3pm

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Cowshed website.

    Offer link: Eating out

  • The Cowshed Early Bird

    The offer: Choose Rump Steak and Chips or Homemade Prime Beef Burger and Chips served with a Glass of House Wine or Lager for just £12.50 Available Monday to Thursday, 6-7pm.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book contact The Cowshed on 01179 733 550 mentioning ‘Visit Bristol’ or alternatively visit the Cowshed website.

    Offer link: Eating out



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4 of 5 stars
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    • Very Good
    • Average
    • Poor
    • Terrible

    Recent Reviews:

    • orinoco77
      Trip Type:
      Excellent food, wonderful service
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th September 2019
      Visited today with my parents and daughter. We had the Sunday roast and it was superb! Plenty of good quality, well cooked meat and delicious side dishes. We were served by Beth and she was... Read full review
    • stag05
      Buenos Aires, Argentina
      Trip Type:
      Waste of time, worst meal ever had.
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th September 2019
      Terrible food, terrible experience food was burnt, overcooked and overpriced. Service slow and painful. If I could give a minus score I would. The chef needs firing, how hard is it to season food... Read full review
    • Carr0nW
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Not as good as it used to be
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 17th September 2019
      We visited the cowshed on a Saturday night. we had a table booked for 6 for my sisters Birthday. The restaurant was absolutely rammed and there was one waitress attending to all the tables. I felt... Read full review
    46 Whiteladies Road
    BS8 2NH

    Tel: +44 (0)117 973 3550

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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