Pubs

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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 … Continue reading Inn Brief

A good beer guide to the Heeley & Broadfield triangle

Our guide to the City Centre took us part the way out along London Road as well as to the Railway on Bramall Lane, we now continue past Highfield to Heeley where there is a great hillside pub crawl, then across to Broadfield for some more bars. Regular buses on the Chesterfield Road corridor (20/24/25/43/44/X17) … Continue reading A good beer guide to the Heeley & Broadfield triangle

Inn Brief

The proposed micropub in Fulwood previously mentioned is going ahead and will be the sister venue to the Ecclesall Ale Club, run by the guys from Brew Foundation. The new bar & bottle shop is the Fulwood Ale Club, located at 4 Brooklands Avenue and is due to open some point in November. You can follow them on Twitter @AleClubFul.Thor’s Tipi bar returns to the Peace Gardens for it’s usual Christmas season alongside the Christmas market on 22nd November, staying a little longer this year, until 5th January. After having cask beer for the first couple of years, there was no ale last year which was disapointing (guess mulled wine and hot chocolate is the big sellers!). They are promising a bigger venue this year with a double tent space and extended choice on the bar, the online drinks menu shows a Thor’s Pale Ale so we’ll see! The food this year is pizza.The Green Room will only be opening in the evening from November, which means “Butties to Banquets” will no longer be serving breakfasts and lunches from their kitchen. The outside catering will still be available, check their Facebook page for contact details. In the evenings the programe … Continue reading Inn Brief

Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs – new download

The third edition of Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs: Pub Interiors of Historic Interest, the CAMRA book about Heritage Pubs in Sheffield, is now available as a FREE DOWNLOAD: https://sheffield.camra.org.uk/rhp/ The download was first available in October 2017 and was updated a year later. October 2019 brings the third edition. This 114 page book includes almost 100 new images, updated … Continue reading Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs – new download

A real ale guide to Sheffield City Centre, Kelham Island & Neepsend

For the benefit of those of you who are new to Sheffield, such as University Freshers, here is our mini guide to real ale venues in Sheffield City Centre, Kelham Island and Neepsend. The majority of pubs and bars listed are near a tram stop on the Blue or Yellow route, which combined run around … Continue reading A real ale guide to Sheffield City Centre, Kelham Island & Neepsend