Hop Hideout on Abbeydale Road have a couple of interesting events coming up. The last weekend in October sees a tap takeover from New Mills’ Torrside Brewery, while the second weekend in November will be the shop’s 5th birthday celebration, featuring 5 Bill Murray-inspired beers and a Bill Murray fancy dress party.DinoSours returns to the Rutland Arms on Brown Street from 12-15 September following the success of last year’s event. Two cask and six keg sours will be available.The Sentinel Brewhouse has reverted to its previous opening hours and as such is no longer open on Mondays or Tuesdays.Barrowboy on Abbeydale Road is set to open before the end of August. So far it is unclear where real ale will be available.The new Pitcher & Piano on Holly Street now has an official opening date of Friday 19 October.
The Stag’s Head on Psalter Lane recently underwent a bar upgrade and now has eight handpumps installed. These are mostly Thornbridge beers but on our last visit there was also a guest ale from Tiny Rebel.The Bar Stewards on Gibraltar Street is set to celebrate its first birthday on 28 July with a party including street food, music and a range of special beers.The Church House on St James Street is hoping to reopen on 20 August following refurbishment and building repairs.Church – Temple of Fun on Rutland Way is the latest addition to the Kelham Island beer scene. The new venture from Bring Me the Horizon frontman Oli Sykes features a 100% vegan bar, including an unfined cask ale and a range of craft keg and cans. There is also vegan food from Make No Bones and a range of classic video arcade games.A new café bar is heading to Nether Edge, with a grand opening on 28 July. Brewer & Hop (40 Wostenholm Road) will feature craft beers, ales, gins and cocktails and is part of the Dalbury Hotel complex.Hathersage Social Club is hosting a “Praise Be to Beer” supper night on 3 August in collaboration with Abbeydale … Continue reading Inn Brief
The Old Mother Redcap in Bradway is now closed again after the new management couple were ousted by Sam Smith’s brewery.An application has been made to Sheffield City Council by Hawthorn Leisure for extended opening hours at Edward’s bar on Glossop Road. The venue, which has seen several reincarnations in recent times, would also be re-branded as Sinatra’s under the plans.The Shakey in Hillsborough reopened on 7 June following a comprehensive refurbishment.Woody’s bar on West Street offered cask Abbeydale Moonshine over the recent Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. It isn’t clear whether there are plans to continue serving real ale.The Church House on St James Street is set to close for a few weeks after Tramlines weekend for essential building maintenance. The interior will also be given a full renovation.Plans have been submitted for a new micropub in a former children’s craft café at 185 Middlewood Road, S6 4HD. It is hoped the pub will be open in time for Tramlines weekend.The proposed new micropub in the former Iberico Café in Crookes has hit a setback after objections were raised over disabled accessibility.Walkley Beer Co is hosting a takeover from Leeds-based North Brewery on Friday 6 July, with cask, keg and canned … Continue reading Inn Brief
The Blind Monkey at Walkley had its grand opening on 27 April and has proved popular so far. The pub will be the venue for our branch meeting on 3 July.Huttons Bar on West Street is to become Molly Malone’s, an Irish-themed bar, opening in September in time for the new University year.The Drink Inn on Commercial Street has been closed for some time, and although there has been no definite announcement either way it appears the pub is no longer trading.The Green Room on Devonshire Street now has a comedy club run in conjunction with Last Laugh in the newly built function room; the first one took place on 2 May. The Lescar on Sharrow Vale Road still has its weekly Last Laugh comedy night every Thursday.There is a new film night at the New Barrack Tavern, starting with Quadrophenia on 15 May.The first beer from the new Dead Parrot Beer Company has been spotted on Sheffield’s handpumps. The brewery is owned by Mark Simmonite, formerly the owner of Henry’s Bar in the city centre. Another new Sheffield brewery, Hopscotch, was granted its Alcohol Wholesaler license on 8 May.The Walkley (formerly the Walkley Club) on Lark Street has now closed.Planning … Continue reading Inn Brief
From 9 April, the Sentinel Brewhouse on Shoreham Street will have extended opening hours: Mon-Thu 4pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-12am, Sat 11am-12pm, Sun 11am-8pm.The Blind Monkey (formerly the Firwood Cottage) has a revised opening date of 27 April.The Masons Arms in Crookes is currently being redecorated and signs are that the pub could reopen soon.Planning permission has been granted for the conversion of the Iberico Cafe into a micropub. Meanwhile, plans have also been approved for the opening of a new bar on Ecclesall Road. The Old Club will be located in the former Polish centre.The proposed new microbrewery in the old dairy on Broadfield Road is no longer going ahead.The Bulls Head at Fulwood has reopened having been taken over by Heather, who was previously at the Springvale on Commonside.Little Critters’ tenure at the Fox and Duck in Broomhill is set to come to an end, but the brewery will retain the lease of the Doctor’s Orders on Glossop Road.
The Norfolk Arms on Dixon Lane now sells real ale at weekends. Two casks are available from Thursday and are available until sold out.The Queens Ground in Hillsborough has installed a fourth hand pump.Edward’s on Glossop Road remains closed but there are indications it could reopen in the near future under a new guise.The Brown Bear on Norfolk Street closed suddenly last month but has since reopened under new management.Work has begun and licenses have been agreed for a disused public toilet block on Blonk Street to be converted into a cafe and micropub serving real ales.The new owners of the Farfield Inn on Neepsend Lane have confirmed their intention to return the building to its former usage as a pub, although not in the immediate future.The Masons Arms in Crookes and the Old Crown on London Road both remain closed at the time of writing, with no news on the future of either.The Tramshed at Meersbrook has expanded into the neighbouring unit and is now serving a range of craft beers.
The Farfield Inn on Neepsend Lane recently sold at auction for £250,000 – more than two-and-a-half-times its guide price. The buyer is reported to be an individual with experience of pub ownership in Sheffield.The site of the former Botanical pub on Ecclesall Road is currently being refurbished and is set to re-open as a late-bar named the Three Monkeys.The Blind Monkey in Walkley, formerly the Firwood Cottage, has announced that it intends to be open in time for the Easter weekend.The Mason’s Arms in Crookes has closed following the departure of the landlord. The future of the building remains unclear.New landlords have taken over the Three Merry Lads on Redmires Road, Lodge Moor. An offer of £2.95 per pint on all cask ales has been introduced for CAMRA members.The Dog and Partridge on Trippet Lane has a new guest kitchen and is now open 7 days a week. Olu from the Wing Kings will be serving up a selection of chicken wings, waffles, traditional pub food and desserts.The owners of the Iberico Cafe in Crookes have submitted a planning application to convert the business into a micropub. A decision is due by March 23.Prices at the Bradfield Brewery tap at the … Continue reading Inn Brief
Enterprise Inns have withdrawn their appeal against the ACV listing of the Cherry Tree on Carter Knowle Road ahead of a planned hearing in late February. The withdrawal of the appeal means that the pub’s status as a community asset will stand for the next five years.The Beehive on West Street is to close for a couple of weeks in early February for a refurbishment.The Washington on Fitzwilliam Street has introduced early evening (until 9pm) drinks promotions on weekdays including house ale for £2.50 a pint. During January this is extended to the full opening hours (6pm to 2am) Monday to Thursday. Live music and DJs continue to be a regular feature, especially at the weekend and a new special event is a video games tournament. They continue to offer 5 real ales.The Blue Ball at Wharncliffe Side recently received perfect scores from Cask Marque on all three of its cask lines. A further two real ales are set to be installed in the near future.The Fox and Duck in Broomhill has expanded its food offerings, with a selection of traditional pub meals available in addition to burgers.Shakespeares on Gibraltar Street is holding a “Stupidly Delicious Beers” event on Friday 2 … Continue reading Inn Brief
The former Firwood Cottage in Walkley is currently undergoing renovation and is set to reopen as the Blind Monkey, a speakeasy-themed gastropub, in the new year.The Ecclesall Ale Club, located in the former Eccy Booze shop on Ecclesall Road, opened on 17 November and is serving five cask ales from the Brew Foundation and guests. There are also eight keg lines and an extensive range of bottles and cans. The micropub is open 11:30am-11pm seven days a week.A new pub quiz has started at the Bar Stewards on Thursday nights. The first quizmaster was our very own social secretary, Patrick.The Rutland Arms on Brown Street is set to undergo a bar refit with all the handpumps being replaced with new ones, and extra keg and cider lines added.The new Public bar, located in the former public toilets underneath the Town Hall, is set to open on 24 November.A new bar called Café Totem has opened on the site of the former Rocking Chair on Furnival Gate. According to their website, they are hoping to have real ale available again soon.Bungalows and Bears on Division Street is set to reopen on 30 November following refurbishment.The Psalter on Psalter Lane has been … Continue reading Inn Brief
Thanks to everyone who attended the recent Heritage Pubs walks, which were completely sold out. The tours will take place again next year, during Sheffield Beer Week in March and again in September during Heritage Open Days.The Portland House micropub on Ecclesall Road is set to close in the new year and the building is currently being advertised to let.After months of speculation, the people behind the Brew Foundation have announced that their new micropub, the Ecclesall Ale Club, is hoping to open for business in early November.The Miners Arms in Crookes is no longer serving real ale, and is set to close completely in March next year.A new management couple is still being sought by Samuel Smith’s to take over the Old Mother Red Cap in Bradway.The Bar Stewards micropub on Gibraltar Street is now open six days a week. The new opening times are 17:30-23:00 Tue-Thu, 17:00-23:00 Fri, 14:00-23:00 Sat, 14:00-21:00 Sun.The saga surrounding the future of the Firwood Cottage in Walkley continues, with the latest rumours suggesting that the pub could stay open after all.The Silver Fox in Stocksbridge has now reopened.Edward’s on Glossop Road (formerly Stone & Taps and the Swim Inn) is set to officially … Continue reading Inn Brief