- Main course: £10
- Food spend: £25
- Opening hours
- Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00 Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30
Nice menu, superb food, good service
04 March 2019
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 Common, Southampton, SO15 7NN
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Customer reviews for The Cowherds
((((( 4 March 2019 by John from Southampton
Nice menu, superb food, good service
((((( 15 February 2019 by Sonia from Southampton
Very clean and friendly. I had a roast yum
((((( 8 February 2019 by Kevin from Southampton
Superb staff, food, atmosphere, can’t fault it in any way.
((((( 21 December 2018 by Sandra from Southampton
We enjoyed our lunch very much food was cooked well,and the service was very quick and stuff were very polite.my guests were very happy . Thank you.
((((( 9 September 2018 by Linda from Southampton
Service by the waiter, Terry, is always exceptional & he didnt disappount on this occasion. Always friendly & helpful giving advice on the meals & alternative options. Nothing is too much for him to do despite how busy it is! Food was lovely & reasonably priced.
((((( 15 August 2018 by John from Lower Feltham
I entertained some relatives from America, knowing that the meals would be very good, having dine often in your restuarant when in Southampton. We all enjoyed our time and the food which was very good.
((*** 4 July 2018 by Sarah from Southampton
Food was ok not brilliant, never had hunters chicken with a pot of sauce and a gamon steak, the meal was very dry, others had the pies some said they were just ok others said really nice all the chips fish and onion rings were so greasy.
((((( 2 July 2018 by Susanne from Gloucester
Ou favourite restaurant, amazing food especially the mushroom starter, chicken and thyme pie and apple pie pudding. Excellent menu choice and friendly and very helpful staff with a lovely relaxing atmosphere.
Shame we live in Gloucester and the Cowherds is in Southampton, but we always come once a year or more if we can.
((((( 18 May 2018 by Paddy from Southampton common
.Tez our waiter is excellent as we go fairly often he knows our preferences and is always helpful and cheerful..However there are times when we have waited an hour to be served,I realize its a very popular pub especially in the summer.I think it would help to have more staff.
The food is excellent ,my favorite is the Fish and Chips.
((((* 17 February 2018 by Guillermo from Southampton
Generally speaking very good. I missed the beef duo as ir seems is offered only at weekends, and some salad in the kids burger and not only chips. Jacobs Creek white wine delicious.
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