London Road & Ecclesall Road

These two main roads head South West out of the City Centre and offer a huge cluster of pubs just across the other side of the ring road. There is also an international choice of dining options in this area catering for all tastes!

Frequent buses run along London Road (20, 43, 44, 75, 76, 86, 97 and 98) and Ecclesall Road (65, 81, 82, 83, 83a, 88 and 272)

Albion – London Road
reasonably priced bar run by Stancill Brewery showcasing their ales, large outdoor drinking area.

Banner Cross – Ecclesall Road
Traditional two room boozer with a beer garden at the rear. For some televised sporting events there is a big screen mounted on the outside wall of the pub for those in the beer garden and an outside bar also features.

Beer Engine – Cemetery Road
Craft beer orientated pub with a great range on both cask and keg and knowledgeable staff. Also known for tapas menu.

Beer House – Ecclesall Road
Micropub in a shop unit previously occupied by an e-cigarette shop with a capacity for about 40 people across two small rooms. The front room has level access from the street and contains the bar with 6 handpumps with an ever changing range of real ales. A locally brewed draught lager and interesting bottled beer range also feature and quality wines & spirits from the local specialist off licence. A real cider and perry is also available. The rear room is up a few steps and contains a number of tables and a fire along with access to the toilets. There is a quiz on Wednesday evenings.

Clubhouse – London Road
Sports bar with a range of real ales and ciders, special offers, home made burgers and of course lots of TV screens showing the action!

Cremorne – London Road
One of Sheffield’s classic indie pubs, on a street corner on the main London Road by the bus stop and just a stones throw from Bramall Lane stadium. A choice of real ales are offered, pizzas are available to order at the bar and live music and DJ events regular take place at the back of the pub. It is also the bar HQ of O’Hara’s spiced rum.

Dark Horse – Ecclesall Road
New bar in a former bank branch offering all the usual drinks including a more mainstream craft beer range. Food is burgers from Slap & Pickle.

Eagle– Ecclesall Road 
This former sports bar is now a restaurant/bar run by the BrewKitchen team of Thornbridge and Smiths. The right-hand part is GRAZE INN, a restaurant. The left side is now a pub called the EAGLE. Tied to Thornbridge Brewery. There are 11 beer and 1 cider tap along the back wall behind the servery. All but two are Thornbridge beers. Only two of the taps serve real ale – Lord Marples and one seasonal. The two parts have separate entrances to the street, but there is a corridor behind the servery connected them and giving access to the toilets.

The Ale Club – Ecclesall Road
The Ecclesall Ale Club is a small ale house and bottle shop run by Brew Foundation selling beer in cask, keg, bottle and can from independent breweries, with the decor themed like a country club.  Five hand pumps and eight keg taps.

Greystones – Greystones Road
Large community pub reopened by Thornbridge in 2010 after extensive restoration. Open plan bar with raised seating area to one side. The back room is home to regular live music and a comedy club.

Itchy Pig Ale House 2 – Ecclesall Road
The new sister to the original Broomhill micropub, offering a great range of craft beer on cask and keg.

Jabbarwocky – London Road
Former Polish bar opposite Highfield Library on the junction of London Road and Abbeydale Road. Range of craft beers on keg and Moonshine on cask plus Polish Vodka and food

Lescar– Sharrow Vale Road
Large two-roomed pub with tap room at front and L shaped lounge both served by central bar. Separate function room at rear is host to Jazz club on Wednesday the Little Last Laugh Comedy Club on Thursday. Good range of guest ales always available as well as some craft keg. Good menu of main meals and light snacks. Quiz each Monday

Nursery Tavern – Ecclesall Road
Busy and lively pub in the heart of the Ecclesall Road student and bar area. Large open plan format with bar on left as you enter. Outside drinking/smoking areas to front and rear. Good value meals.

Porter Brook – Ecclesall Road
Opened in 1990s in a converted house on the banks of the River Porter as a Hogshead. Now owned by Greene King and offers up to ten beers with guests mainly from local breweries. The open plan bar has exposed brickwork and bare floorboards.

Porter Cottage – Sharrow Vale Road
Open plan pub with an L shaped bar in the heart of the Sharrow Vale shopping area. Popular with students and the like. Noted for the eclectic range of music on the jukebox. Live music from the Honey Bee Blues Club last Sunday in each month.

Portland House – Ecclesall Road
Ecclesall Road’s Portland House has a new look for 2019. Portland House micropub was opened in February 2015 by Welbeck Abbey Brewery. In December 2017 it was taken over by industry novice Lance Worthington. A Photographer and Designer, Lance learned the trade in a New York bar and has applied his design flare and customer service skills to transform the bar to what it is now. Portland House has 6 constantly rotating cask ales and 9 kegs from local and national brewers. The bar also has over 40 gins, 10 rums, 10 whiskeys and a comprehensive wine list.

Sheaf Island (JD Wetherspoon) – Ecclesall Road
A Wetherspoon in the ground floor of the redeveloped Wards Brewery site. Central bar with extensive seating areas at each end and a large outdoor terrace.

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About Andy Cullen

Andy has been actively involved in CAMRA since the early 2000s after being recruited to sit on a National Younger Members Task Group. Since then he has held roles on the branch committee including Secretary, Membership Secretary, Magazine Editor, Chair and now Social Secretary. Andy has also been involved with the Steel City Beer & Cider Festival almost every year since becoming active in the branch.

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