1 – THE TREEHOUSE BOARD GAME CAFE
41 Boston Street, S2 4QF | treehousesheffield.com
The people of Sheffield have spoken! And it seems there’s little better than getting together with friends or family and playing a few top-end board games… Other than doing it, whilst enjoying a stellar range of coffees, beers and beautifully-made light bites. The Treehouse was also voted one of Sheffield’s 10 Best Cafes by the people of Sheffield in 2018.
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2 – BIRDHOUSE TEA BAR & KITCHEN
Alsop Fields, Sidney Street, S1 4RG | birdhouseteacompany.com
Large, modern two-floor cafe in a converted industrial space known for its terrific teas and cakes, healthy foods, and tea-infused cocktails.
Photo by Josh Kilby
3 – CHURCH – TEMPLE OF FUN
Unit 4A Rutland Way, S3 8DG | templeof.fun
Spacious bar & gaming spot, owned by ‘Bring me the Horizon’ frontman, Oli Sykes. Known for its cocktails, vegan burgers and religious kitsch. Sheffielder, Jo Peck, says Church is a “top place for vegan and veggie food” with “good beers and gin selection” and a “balcony overlooking river which is nice on a hot evening”.
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4 – THE OLD WORKSHOP
10 Hicks Street, S3 8BL | the-oldworkshop.co.uk
Relaxed bar in a converted Kelham Island workshop, with a relaxed indoor-outdoor feel, great selection of ales and top-notch tapas.
5 – GIN BAR
444 Abbeydale Rd, S7 1FQ | facebook.com/TheGinBarSheffield
Small, convivial gin bar with a retro feel and a vibe as chilled as its cocktails, and as comforting as its craft beers. On Saturday evenings, Gin Bar also plays host to vinyl DJs. Local, David Fairey, says Gin Bar is ‘lovely, warm, comfortable and quirky’
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6 – KUCKOO
Unit 7 Leopold Square, S1 2JG | facebook.com/KuckooSheffield
Large modern bar on Leopold Square known for its red fire-like glow, indie music and cocktails.
7 – THE BLIND MONKEY
279 Whitehouse Lane, S6 2WA | facebook.com/blindmonkeysheff
Superbly-designed Walkley pub that has a Victorian steampunk flavour to it. Known too for its beers and pizzas.
Photo by Craig Micheli
8 – PUBLIC
Under the Town Hall, Surrey Street, S1 2LG | publicpublic.co.uk
Stylish underground bar, fashioned from former public toilets, now serving amazing twists on classic cocktails and award-winning food.
9 – PIEMINISTER
67 Division Street, S1 4GE | pieminister.co.uk
High Street pie restaurant known for its wide range of ethically-sourced pies, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.
10 – 200 DEGREES COFFEE SHOP
25 Division Street, S1 4GE | 200degs.com
A very cool and very social European-style cafe which unsurprisingly has proven a huge hit with a diverse mix of people.
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EDITOR’S PICK – CUTLERY WORKS
73-101 Neepsend Lane, S3 8AT | cutleryworks.co.uk
Formerly a factory, Cutlery Works is now a large food hall housing an exciting range of food and drink outlets including Edo Sushi for Japanese, Five Rivers for South East Asian, Ma-Ba for Indian, Fin & Bone for meat eaters, Shed for plant eaters, Elly Joy for sweet treats, Booze Hound for craft beers, and Pop Bar for delicious cocktails.
EDITOR’S PICK – KOMMUNE
Castle House, Angel Street, S3 8LN | kommune.co.uk/
Located in the Castlegate area of the city centre, Kommune is the latest project from the team behind Tamper Coffee, Depot Bakery & Eatery, and Peddler Market… And it certainly doesn’t disappoint. With a sleek minimalist design, the “kommunity” of vendors naturally includes Tamper and Depot, but also Fat Hippo for burgers, Chaat Cart for Indian, Yoki for Korean… And a few other fast favourites.