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Summary

£64
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still a top fish stew and the atmosphere is as good as ever”, say fans of Tom Conran’s Irish-themed gastropub on the Notting Hill/Bayswater border, known for its seafood, Guinness and good craic. It’s become much less commented-on, however, in recent years.

Summary

£62
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A long-time local favourite” that celebrated its 25th anniversary last year: Tom Conran’s Irish-themed gastroboozer on the Notting Hill-Bayswater border is “always relaxed”, with “reliably good food” (both in the bustling downstairs bar, and the cute, cramped first floor). Despite its name, the focus is on seafood (oysters washed down with a pint o’ Guinness being the classic choice here).

Summary

£62
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A long-time local favourite” celebrating its 25th anniversary this year: Tom Conran’s Irish-themed gastroboozer on the Notting Hill-Bayswater border is “always relaxed”, with “reliably good food” (both in the bustling downstairs bar, and the cute, cramped first floor). Despite its name, the focus is on seafood (oysters washed down with a pint o’ Guinness being the classic choice here).

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fish stew and oysters to die for”, washed down by a pint of Guinness, makes Tom Conran’s Irish-style pub on the Notting Hill-Bayswater border an enduring favourite. “The food is always delicious, with a great emphasis on seafood”.

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The Cow Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Cow Restaurant in W2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Cow restaurant.
Martin B
Downstairs in The Cow. All chaos and noise...
Reviewed 3 months, 22 days ago

"Downstairs in The Cow. All chaos and noise. Prawns - half pint - excellent. Brown Shrimp - bland and still thawing - very poor. Fish Soup - outstanding. Sonorous depth, generous chunks of fish and a whopping kick of chilli and love. Service happy but haphazard. It’s still ace. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.80 £25.50 £5.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.50
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
89 Westbourne Park Rd, London, W2 5QH
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Opening hours
Monday11 am‑11 pm
Tuesday11 am‑11 pm
Wednesday11 am‑11 pm
Thursday11 am‑11 pm
Friday11 am‑11 pm
Saturday11 am‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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