Inn Brief

A new pub has opened in Castleton. The Swiss House bar on How Lane is part of a family run bed and breakfast accommodation and open to the public, serving up to four real ales. (Photo Robin Gee). The former Palm Tree at Walkley has reopened as the Raven under the same ownership as Loxley Brewery and the Wisewood Inn, following a thorough refurbishment. Six cask beers are available, a mix of Loxley and guest beers. The Shepley Spitfire at Totley Rise has reopened following refurbishment. If you enjoyed visiting the Millowners Arms at Kelham Island Museum during our beer festival, the good news is it is now open full time as a proper pub! It features 6 real ales on handpump along with various keg beers and canned craft beers -plus of course wines, spirits and soft drinks. Bar Stewards on Gibraltar Street has reopened following a refurbishment which has added a second toilet and relocated the bar. The Wharncliffe Arms reopened as a Bradfield Brewery pub on 21 November. The Dove & Rainbow is hosting a meet the brewer event with Laine Brew Company on 27 November at 6:30pm. The Ale Club on Ecclesall Road celebrated their 2nd birthday and Hop Hideout, now in Kommune food hall on Angel Street, celebrated their 6th birthday over the weekend of 16 November. Hop Hideout are also extending their weekend opening hours for the duration of the Christmas shopping period. The Sheffield Tap celebrates its 10th birthday on 28 November from 5pm with some classic beers as well as a new one brewed to celebrate ten years, there will also be cake! Walkley Beer Company celebrate their 5th birthday on 29 November and the beer line up will include the launch of a collaboration brew with Neepsend. The Devonshire Cat‘s Black Friday event this year is on 29 November, here it isn’t people at a shopping mall getting stampeded in the rush for discounted goods, it is a celebration of dark beer styles with some rather interesting beers to try! Peddler Market December event is on Friday 6 (5pm-11pm) and Saturday 7 (2pm-11pm) with the usual format of street food vendors, craft beer and other drinks, makers stalls and music inside and out the warehouse at 92 Burton Road. The guest brewery featuring on the tap wall this month is Gun Brewery. A small new bar called Berlin Bar has opened in Crookesmoor, no real ale though. The former Pa’s Bar & Bistro has now reopened as Bar Kelham, serving food and drink starting with breakfast at 9am. No real ale however.

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