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The Cowherds

The Cowherds, The Common, Southampton

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About The Cowherds
The Cowherds
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Average Price: £25 and under
Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Business Casual
v 1.5 miles from Southampton center (as shown on map)
The Cowherds in Southampton is a country pub oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Built in 1762 on the site of the old cowherd's house, we were renamed the Southampton Arms for a brief period in 1857 before reverting back to the Cowherds 14 years later. We have maintained the name since, paying note to our heritage and our location - Southampton Common, one of the UK's most important wildlife sites.

The Cowherds has open views over Southampton Common, a haven for wildlife, and is close to the university. A walk around Southampton's Old Town will follow the footsteps of William the Conqueror, Henry V and the Pilgrim Fathers..

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The Cowherds is #164 of 826 things to do in Southampton

3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: Balloon10
Sun 4 Oct, 2020
l We booked our table for Sunday evening as we were desperate for a roast. We were told upon being seated that they had sold out of all roasts. There is a part of me that thinks we should have been...

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2 of 5 stars2 out of 5
By: John L, Southampton, United Kingdom
Tue 29 Sep, 2020
l We have been to this pub many times and it used to be good, but we had some poor food there before lockdown and had decided not to go back. But they sent me a voucher for a discount and as our...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: RTravelsPlaces
Tue 29 Sep, 2020
l In these times I felt it important to write a review about a lovely experience - a Covid safe dining experience that wasn?t hampered by the situation. Food was lovely and a great choice on the menu...

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The Cowherds The Common, Southampton