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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 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 selection of scrumptious vegetarian main courses, a fantastic daily fish special, and a mouth-watering range of desserts make The Cowshed an all-round excellent night out for all. 

Opening hours

Lunch: served Mon to Sat 12 noon - 6.00pm (last table booking at 2.45pm)

Dinner: served Mon to Sat 6.00pm - 12 midnight (last table booking at 9.45pm and at 10.15pm Fri & Sat)

Sunday lunch: served from 12 noon - 4.00pm (last table booking at 3.45pm)



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

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Highchair

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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Special Offers

  • Set Lunch Menu

    The offer: Enjoy one course for £8.95, two courses for £10.95 and three courses £12.95 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 £10 Available Monday to Thursday, 6:00-6:30pm.

    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:

    • 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:

    • andybristol12555
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Good meal and service (outstanding meat)
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th February 2019
      I visited the Cowshed with two friends on a Sunday evening before going to the cinema. The whole experience as fine, the welcome was good, the menu had a variety of good options (especially if you... Read full review
    • sM1a
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th February 2019
      We read the list of the restaurants with Sunday Roast in Bristol before visiting Cowshed and look thru tripadvisor comments so we decided it was a must go. Anyway, we ordered beef roast and it was... Read full review
    • GMH153
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Excellent Sunday lunch with Yorkshires like billowing clouds
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th February 2019
      Looking for a Sunday lunch in the Bristol area look no further than the Cowshed - the roast beef comes out medium rare with billowing cloud like Yorkshire Puddings - the cauliflower and lee k cheese... Read full review
    46 Whiteladies Road
    BS8 2NH

    Tel: +44 (0)117 973 3550

    Opening Times

    Please check website for opening times (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

    * Open Monday to Thursday 12 noon - 3pm for lunch and 6pm - 10pm for dinner. Open for dinner on Friday and Saturday from 6pm until 10.30pm and Sunday lunch served 12 noon until 4pm.

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