Indie scene in Ecclesall Road & Sharrow Vale Road

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Ecclesall Road offers a 3 mile stretch of restaurants, coffee houses, pubs, bars and shops, with ease of access to some of the city’s loveliest green spaces. Intermingled with some familiar brands, you’ll also find a wealth of unique independent businesses.

Running parallel to Ecclesall Road, vibrant Sharrow Vale Road is a much shorter stretch but still boasts one of the most concentrated offerings of indie businesses in the city, all truly eclectic and bursting with charm.

Below you'll find shops, brunch stops, cocktail bars and leafy parks all mixed in together - with a huge topping of friendliness. 

Trapeze Kids

Trapeze is an award winning children's design store curating the best of independent kids brands.It's creative, original and innovative with kids clothing, toys, books and gifts. They sell ethical and sustainable brands created with purpose and care.

The Famous Sheffield Shop

The Famous Sheffield Shop has been bringing you the best of Sheffield made since 1983.

Rhyme & Reason

Rhyme and Reason Booksellers are an Aladdin's cave of books in Hunter's Bar. It has been part of the community for over two decades selling an extensive selection of both children and adult books. 

Pete McKee's Gallery

Established in 2010, the McKee gallery showcases work from world renowned Sheffield artist, Pete McKee. Attracting visitors from all over the world. the gallery sells a range of McKee prints and much more.

Starmore Boss

StarmoreBoss is a boutique and bespoke off-licence retailing specialist quality wine, craft beer and intriguing spirits.

The Street Food Chef

With freshly prepared and great tasting burritos, tacos, quesadillas and more, this is a family run Mexican street food outlet passionate about providing a healthy fast food alternative.

Made by Jonty

For over 10 years this delightful café has been serving all day brunch to the lovely people of Sheffield on Sharrowvale Road. Whilst the brunch menu features favourites like the breakfast burrito, the lunch specials are created according to seasonal ingredients, so there is always something new to try.


Mookau is an independent gift shop on Sheffield's Ecclesall Road.

Cocoa Wonderland

Cocoa is a chocolate shop and café nestled in the hills of Sheffield, dreamt up by two best friends who refuse to grow up.


Children's clothing store in Sheffield, stocking only the highest quality products. Specialised in Scandinavian brands.

Sheffield Makers Hunters Bar

Sellers of Sheffield wares from their shop in Hunters Bar. The shop stocks ranges from local makers that are innovative, colourful, eco-friendly and design conscious. This includes cards, gifts, candles, kitchen ware and jewellery.

Pom Kitchen

Pom is an Aussie inspired vegan and veggie eatery on Sharrow Vale Road, just around the corner from the beautiful Endcliffe Park. It's a riot of colour and celebration of fresh natural flavours - basically impossible not to feel happy whilst eating their food.

Nonnas Restaurant

Nonnas endeavour to bring to your table the full Italian experience in respect of the wealth of produce Yorkshire & the UK has to offer. All the menus are designed with passion and love for both local seasonal produce and Italian classic ingredients. 

Monk Bar

A cool little cocktail bar on the trendy Ecclesall Road, Monk Bar is open daily with a promise to deliver you some of the best cocktails in the city.

The Lost & Found

The Lost & Found is a botanically inspired venue that has taken root on Ecclesall Road. Cocktails, sumptuous food and great decor make this a fab place to get a drink on the way to or from the Botanical Gardens and Endcliffe Park, or hang out for the day in.

TONCO Bakery

A fantastic bakery making slow fermented bread, cakes and pastries, alongside organic and delicious plates cooked to order on site, from a small menu which changes to reflect the seasons. 

The Lescar

Combining the best in British pub hospitality with individuality, character and quirky charm, The Lescar is just a short stroll from the hustle bustle of Sheffield’s Ecclesall Road, and within easy reach of leafy Endcliffe Park. 

Peaks Snooker club and sports bar

From pool to darts and snooker to sports, Peaks are all about bringing a fun experience through great gaming, great beer, great food and a great atmosphere.

Corner Store

A convenience store on Sharrow Vale Road that entices you in with coffee and cakes, but sells all sorts of bits and bobs in between.

Portland House

A very well designed micro pub along Ecclesall Road, The Portland House somehow packs an awful lot of choice into a small space. Focussed on craft beer, but with spirits and all sorts else to go at too.


Raffina Coffee and Deli was created to bring you authentic Italian flavours, high-quality ingredients and world-class service, at Fox Valley Shopping Park.

Gigi's Cucina

Gigi’s Cucina is a family-run, authentic yet contemporary Italian restaurant situated in Sheffield. Just a stones throw from Ecclesall Road with abundant parking, Gigi’s is part of the local community. Their philosophy is to be relaxed with a touch of sophistication, whilst serving quality, affordable food.

The Wildcard Bar & Grill

A luxury sports bar and grill, catering for all the family, located on Ecclesall Road. Featuring 40+ screens and a huge Jumbotron making it impossible to miss live-action sports from around the world. Add to that some shuffleboard and pool there’s entertainment for all.

"A walk around this area can be really soothing no matter what the weather!"

Aminah Patel, medicine student and lover of this little part of Sheffield

Meet Aminah
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