Last month we brought to you the first batch of pubs, clubs and bars serving real ale until the early hours around Sheffield city centre. The current scene for beer-loving night owls is thriving, and here we have another eight locations where real ale connoisseurs can partake in a late night pint.
Bierkeller, West Street: A German-themed party bar with two-pint steins of beer, sausages and pretzels, cheesy music, dancing on tables and more. For the real ale drinker there is normally a beer from Stancill on handpump. Open until 3am most nights.
Common Room, Devonshire Street: Owned by True North Brewery and offering their own real ales plus Abbeydale Moonshine, this sports-themed bar offers 12 American pool tables, numerous TVs, a DJ most nights and food based on the American Deep South. Open until 1:30am Friday and Saturday, 12:30am the rest of the week.
Frog & Parrot, Division Street: Recently refurbished, this Greene King pub is decorated with a local music scene theme and has a small outdoor drinking area at the rear. A range of real ales are available from Greene King plus local guests. Open until 1am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Forum, Devonshire Street: Another modern, recently refurbished bar. It has two rooms, one open-plan hall with music, the other a cosier L-shaped room with a relaxed atmosphere. As well as the main bar servicing both rooms, there is the ‘Slice Bar’ open from 4pm until late serving pizza by the slice as well as drinks. The bar is open until 1am on a Thursday, 2am on Fridays and 3am on Saturdays.
Graduate, Surrey Street: Part of the same family of pubs as the Cavendish on West Street and the Bloomery in Broomhill, the Graduate is a favourite with students of the nearby Sheffield Hallam University. Offering up to three real ales, the pub is open until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Great Gatsby, Division Street: A fairly small venue but with a nice atmosphere and a range of beers and cocktails, open until 3am on Friday and Saturday nights and 2am the rest of the week.
Green Room, Devonshire Street: Known for its live music events and with a recently refurbished kitchen, this bar overlooks Devonshire Green and attracts a varied crowd. There are two changing real ales on the pumps. Open until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Mulberry Tavern, Arundel Gate: A twin scene venue with the upstairs run as a fairly traditional pub and downstairs a music venue although live music does feature upstairs from time to time. A real ale is available on and off at the upstairs bar. On a Friday and Saturday night the Mulberry is now open until 6am with upstairs being rather cheesy featuring karaoke, and downstairs a more alternative playlist.
Check back for the final round of late night beers in the next issue of Beer Matters.
Andy Cullen and Dominic Nelson