The revival of post-industrial spaces, coupled with a thriving real ale scene and a whole host of inventive chefs with a true passion for local produce, has created quite a distinctive independent food & drink scene here in Sheffield- and it’s starting to get some real attention!
From food halls to fine dining, street food to cosy cafes, across the city you'll be spoilt for choice. We're also a brewing capital of the world, with a proud tradition of making our own ale and plenty of characterful pubs to enjoy it in.
But if beer isn't your thing, don't worry- there's a wealth of great bars to whet your whistle too. Whether it's gin, wine or cocktails- whatever your taste, we've got you covered.Read more
Romantic meal for two or a group outing? Whatever you want to eat you can find it in Sheffield. Sure, there’s plenty of the familiar national chains on offer, but don’t be afraid to venture off-piste into Sheffield’s thriving independent scene. Here you’ll be rewarded with artisan cafes, impossibly cool coffee houses, mouth-watering street food and innovative restaurants using local produce and drawing inspiration from all continents.
There is a fantastic range of fine restaurants in Sheffield to choose from.
There's a mouth-watering range of cafés in Sheffield just waiting to be discovered.
Sheffield has a load of vegetarian, vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants and cafés.
Eat your way around the world, without leaving Sheffield as an excellent range of restaurants from all continents are waiting to welcome you and your taste buds. While the city centre is home to many well-known chains, be sure to seek out something truly independent and authentic and you won't be disappointed. A mere hop and skip away from the city centre, many of Sheffield's suburbs are worth venturing to for a culinary tour.
There is plenty of food and drink produced locally; here is a small selection of all the great stuff made in Sheffield.
If you are after a quick pit-stop to refuel there is plenty of fantastic places to choose from.
Back in 2016, a report by the University of Sheffield named Sheffield as the Real Ale Capital of the World - leading the charge in the upsurge of independent brewing in the UK. We're proud of our pubs, and always pleased to see new breweries popping up all the time.
So, whether you favour a hoppy pale, a sour or a milk stout, we're sure you'll find something to your taste.
Sheffield has a proud history of beer. Small but numerous breweries formed during the industrial revolution, provided refreshment to men in factories, forges and furnaces. Nowadays, Sheffield’s brewing scene has evolved so much that the city is truly a premier destination for beer connoisseurs and stands amongst the best in the world, great pubs in every corner of the city.
Browse through everywhere that you can eat and drink in Sheffield that we have listed.
We've put together 11 recommendations for somewhere to have a drink, some great food, and stay for the night - so that you know however long you stay you've got one night sorted, and can just explore for the rest.