Restaurants in Sheffield

Creative Tourist

Sheffield is perhaps best known for its steel industry, but more recently the city is attracting visitors for its vibrant eateries, restaurants and bars.

From Martin Jennings’ Women of Steel sculpture outside the City Hall to the “Made In Sheffield” stamp on cutlery, there is no doubt that the Steel City wears its industrial history with pride. You’ll find the stories of rich industrial heritage celebrated across the city – not just curated in museums and galleries – but etched in its buildings, the repurposed steel factories and cutlery works. One of the oldest industrial areas in the city, Kelham Island has undergone a renovation in recent years – with many of Sheffield’s top eateries and restaurants occupying spaces here.

New Zealand-influenced café, Tamper Sellers Wheel sits within the Cultural Industries Quarter of the city centre occupying a former 19th-century silversmiths’ workshop. Embracing the industrial aesthetic with stripped floors and exposed brickwork, this eatery offers a laid-back vibe, excellent coffee and superb brunches.

We love Sheffield because its diverse food and drink scene means that it caters to all budgets and occasions. Whether you’re into fine-dining or the idea of street food, this hilly city has you covered.

So, from artisanal coffee in industrial-chic settings to the kind of burritos that can resurrect you post night out, Sheffield’s got it all. We’re fans of the hearty, indulgent foodie spots that will get you through a day spent exploring the city – here’s our guide to the best restaurants in Sheffield.

Our top picks

Rafters

Rafters, 220 Oakbrook Rd, Sheffield, S11 7ED - Visit now

Rafters isn’t the kind of place you stop by for a quick bite to eat. It’s a fine dining experience that requires an entire evening, invoking cooking techniques up there with Simon Rogan.

Rafters
Ian Jones

Tamper Sellers Wheel

Tamper Sellers Wheel, 149 Arundel Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2NU - Visit now

Excellent coffee, including its own blend, and hearty, relaxed food make this one of Sheffield’s best casual eateries.

Tamper Sellers Wheel, Sheffield

Oisoi

Oisoi, 2 St Paul's Place, Sheffield, S1 2FJ - Visit now

A high-quality pan-Asian restaurant in Sheffield’s city centre, Oisoi is worth a visit to the Steel City right now.

Ian Jones

Street Food Chef

Street Food Chef, 90 Arundel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4RE - Visit now

Comforting and delicious, the Street Food Chef offers nutritious, traditional Mexican dishes (the chefs have teamed up with Kurt Bergin Taylor, a GB triathlete, for advice on the menus).

Street Food Chef

Bungalows and Bears

Bungalows and Bears, 50 Division Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4GF - Visit now

Bungalows & Bears are all about finger-licking indulgence, American style. Go for towering burgers, spicy wings and fried chicken – as well as the brunch menu and Sunday Roasts. They even do a Brisket poutine, which will please Canadian visitors to the city no end.

Bungalows and Bears

Where to go in Sheffield

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Sheffield
Restaurant
Pom Kitchen

This colourful plant based kitchen is not merely the vegan mecca of Sheffield, but a vibrant work of art, never compromising on taste.

Ancoats
Restaurant
The Wayfarer

The Northern Quarter pub with Live-music, outdoor seating and friendly staff, making this venue a more than enjoyable visit.

Peddler
Kelham Island
Music venue
Peddler

Peddler offers a monthly mix of award-winning street food, craft beer, cocktails​, live music and more, at the Neepsend side of Kelham Island.

Jöro
Kelham Island
Restaurant
Jöro

With the best Yorkshire-sourced produce & a fine wine menu, Jöro has made a big impact on Sheffield’s food scene since opening in 2016.

Food and drink in Sheffield
Kelham Island
Restaurant
Cutlery Works

With a range of 12 hand-selected food vendors, all under one roof, there’s something to satisfy everyone’s palate at the Cutlery Works, Sheffield.

Buxton
Hotel
Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa

Designed in the style of a French chateau, this impressive hotel has sat proudly on its hill overlooking Buxton for over 150 years.

The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Buxton
Restaurant
The Devonshire Arms
at Beeley

Located in a cosy corner of the Chatsworth Estate, The Devonshire Arms at Beeley is an award winning pub, fine dining restaurant, and traditional country inn.

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Buxton
Restaurant
The George
at Alstonefield

Occupying a picturesque spot overlooking the village green, The George is a Sawday’s and Michelin approved, award-winning pub and restaurant.

RedWillow Buxton
Buxton
Restaurant
RedWillow Buxton

Located in an elegantly remodelled Edwardian bank in the heart of the town, the Red Willow is one of our favourite watering holes in Buxton.

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