The guide to Sheffield’s fine-dines and cheap-eats
Whether you are looking for something traditionally English or want to experience cuisines from further afield, Sheffield boasts a whole range of tasty delights to tantalise the taste buds. Whether you have a limited budget or planning a special evening, there are hundred of places to suit every occasion.
111 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NT
Of course, us Sheffield folk believe we are at the very heart and soul of Yorkshire. So, it is only ‘reyt’ proper that we start with a place that serves authentic northern grub. Famously starring on Gordon Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares, Silversmiths restaurant has been transformed into the perfect place to settle down for some real Yorkshire treats. The restaurant oozes northern charm, with Yorkshire’s very own sauce, Henderson’s relish, beautifully placed on every table. This restaurant is a perfect combination of home-cooked comfort, mixed with the sophistication that would impress your mum. Boasting its very own Yorkshire Cheese Board, this restaurant is a must if you want to experience northern home cooking, with a bespoke twist of class.
Unit 4, Leopold St, Sheffield S1 2JG
What can be better than eating delicious Spanish food? Sharing it with all your friends and family of course! Cubanas is a latin-american inspired restaurant/bar, that not only serves amazing cocktails but award winning food. With a tapas inspired menu, Cubanas allows you to try a little bit of everything. From the deliciously classic patatas bravas to the tender, tangy pork spare ribs, this restaurant is the place to pick and chose from all the delicacies with a mojito in hand. The atmosphere of the restaurant is buzzing with life, hosting many live music and salsa events. Located in the centre of the city, it is the perfect place to start a fun night on the town. Gorge on the chorizo, wash it down with a margarita, sit back and enjoy the latino music.
Brocco on the park ££££
92 Brocco Bank, Sheffield S11 8RS
If you are looking for a venue for a special occasion, look no further. Brocco on the park is a boutique hotel with a “neighbourhood kitchen” restaurant on the side for walk in customers. With an amazing outside terrace for those warm summer nights, Brocco on the park is the perfect place to dine with friends or that special someone for an unforgettable experience. The inside restaurant oozes charm and sophistication with a classy and atmospheric ambience. The menu is a set with luxurious options for starter, main and dessert with a wide array of the finest wines to accompany each course. Their sommelier will advise and educate you on the highest quality wines, recommending the perfect one for you on a case by case basis, depending on your meal of choice. The menu permeates fresh, top quality ingredients, from the succulent crisp cod to the tender lamb with roasted vegetables. Brocco on the park will provide you with the most amazing evening from start to finish.
18 Pinstone St, Sheffield S1 2HN
If you have overdone it on the Yorkshire Puddings, pie and real ale and fancy a health kick, Nourish is the place to go to satisfy all your superfood needs. Healthy often comes at a price. However, opening in October 2013, Nourish threw open its doors to the hungry go-getters of the Sheffield City Centre, offering an affordable array of delicious options. Not only is this place perfect for the vegetarian/vegan customers, this deli offers a perfect alternative for those who want to grab something healthy on the go. The menu changes perfectly with the seasons, offering anything from a fruity yogurt breakfast pot to a warming Thai green curry. Whether you're after a fresh fruit smoothie and bagel to go, or one of their famous baked sweet potatoes stuffed with tasty treats, Nourish is definitely the place to go for quick, delicious and nutritious food at an affordable price.
Bungalow and Bears ££
50 Division St, Sheffield S1 4GF
Bungalow and Bears is the perfect restaurant if you're looking for a relaxed burger joint with great ales and a chilled out vibe. The menu is simple - burgers, sides and a whole load of chicken. Although the menu has the most delicious meat burgers and irresistible chicken, this place also offers fantastic vegetarian alternatives. Bungalow and Bears goes all out with triple cooked chips, sweet potato fries and to top it off - a pile of hash browns, cheese and chillies - the dirty sanchez - and that’s just the sides! Located in the centre of town, this place is perfect to stop for a bite to eat and a pint of real ale once you have worked up an appetite trawling Sheffield’s high street. For a perfect compromise between a relaxed bar and chilled out restaurant/diner, Bungalow and Bears has it all.
Made by Jonty ££
363 Sharrow Vale Rd, Sheffield S11 8ZG
Brunch is becoming the most popular meal of the day, and Sheffield has just the place to accommodate this growing trend. Opened in 2010, Made By Jonty offers a perfect relaxed atmosphere to enjoy a modern twist on all day breakfasts. Sourcing all the food locally, this place takes a modern approach to the classic menu from a greasy spoon; offering everything from the traditional full English breakfast to the Veggie breakfast burrito. The owner and chef, Jonty, has worked at various restaurants across the UK before finally giving it a try himself. Demonstrated by rave reviews, it is clear that having the owner as an experienced chef, allows the trend of simple but flavoursome food to run throughout the menu. Located just off Ecclesall Road, this place offers a selection of top-notch coffees to compliment the delicious cakes and sweet treats. Whether you are after a traditional breakfast or something more adventurous, you'll find it at this restaurant.
Tamper sellers wheel ££
149 Arundel St, Sheffield S1 2NU
It is a well known fact that the Kiwi’s do coffee like no others. This fact has been confirmed by the team at Tampa Coffee. A New-Zealand run cafe, this place has extremely trendy decor with even tastier food to match. Perfect for breakfast or brunch, Tamper Sellers Wheel, opened in 2013, offering the finest coffee New-Zealand has to offer. From the deliciously simple poached eggs, to the sophisticated smashed ‘avo’ on toast, Tampa Coffee has everything to satisfy your brunching needs. Along with being fantastic for vegetarians, this cosmopolitan cafe offers a wide range of gluten free, dairy free and vegan options. The great thing about this place is their menu is simple, with a small selection of choices. However, this has clearly enabled them to perfect and master the flavours and presentation of these dishes, with an alternative twist to many a traditional classic. And why not? As the saying goes, you don’t need to reinvent the (Tamper Sellers) wheel.