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The Cowherds

The Common, Southampton, SO15 7NN +44 2081281908

((((* British
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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Lovely food and great service from our waitress

Terry Cook 15 June 2017
from Australia

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Faced with the famous wildlife reserve, Southampton Commons, The Cowherds is situated next to a pretty wild haven, and also near central Southampton and the university. The charming rustic design reflects the traditional British pub menu, and the al fresco beer garden has beautiful views over the Commons.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Cowherds menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Cowherds ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Cowherds is only a 6-minute drive from Southampton Central Railway Station.

The Cowherds

The Common, Southampton, SO15 7NN

Contact +44 2380558405
Reservations +44 2081281908

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Customer reviews for The Cowherds

4.0 ((((* (based on 77 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (51)
  • lunch (40)
  • value (35)
  • private dining (17)
  • large parties (14)
  • child friendly (13)
  • business (10)
  • al fresco (9)
  • romantic (9)
  • views (7)
  • trendy (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 20 July 2017 by Peter Badham from Southampton

    Good location, excellent service and food....added plus they accept The Gourmet card which gives 20% off the total drink and food bill

  • ((((* 19 July 2017 by Joy Andrews from The cow herd

    Food good. Waiter excellent. Food being cooked to slow

  • ((((* 15 June 2017 by Terry Cook from Australia

    Lovely food and great service from our waitress

  • ((*** 29 May 2017 by Norma Ryan from Southampton

    Roast expensive and inferior quality

  • ((((* 7 April 2017 by Dan Power from Chandler's Ford

    I had a Pizza which you could tell was freshly made for you. My girlfriend had the burger and we were both very happy with what we chose. The food was lovely.

  • ((((( 1 April 2017 by Nicholas Perruccio from Southampton

    Good service, traditional pub food , nice environment

  • ((((* 26 March 2017 by Michael George from Romsey

    Great service and food

  • (((** 16 February 2017 by Matthew Beames from Southampton

    Cold gravy and fatty meat

  • ((((* 29 January 2017 by Jane Smith from Eastleigh

    Very enjoyable evening. Good food and excellent service.

  • ((((( 22 January 2017 by Paul White from Southampton

    Seated at a nice table serving staff very friendly, food very good value.Not rushed at the end of our meal, very pleasant evening.

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