• The Plough – the saga continues

    - The application to demolish the Plough goes to SCC Planning Committee on Tuesday 4th.August. This is the latest twist in a saga which commenced when the previous owners, Enterprise Inns (Ei), decided to deliberately run-down their historically important asset before closure in 2015. Two years later, an application to turn the site into a branch … Continue reading The Plough – the saga continues
  • Friendship, Stocksbridge

    - In 1903, “Re-built, Re-furbished and up-to-date.“ By 2014, run-down and failing: purchased by new owners, a sensitive refurbishment and Regional Inventory listing followed. The latest chapter in the renovation is now in hand, planning permission for locally-needed hotel accommodation: nine en suite B&B rooms on the first floor. Historical elements such as the dumbwaiter and … Continue reading Friendship, Stocksbridge
  • Lost Industry Tap

    - An announcement has been made that Lesley and Mick of Lost Industry Brewing are leaving the Industry Tap bar in order to put their full focus on the brewery, which has been undergoing a significant refurbishment during lockdown whilst the pubs were shut! The good news is this doesn’t mean the closure of the Industry … Continue reading Lost Industry Tap
  • A guide to Covid safe pubgoing

    - Looking forward to going back to the pub as they gradually start to reopen from 4th July? Things will be a little different whilst Covid-19 safety rules are in force, below is CAMRA’s guide to the new way of pubgoing. Check out for all the information we have about which pubs are reopening and … Continue reading A guide to Covid safe pubgoing
  • Devonshire Cat

    - Statement from Abbeydale Brewery: It is with great sadness that we must announce that the Devonshire Cat will not be re-opening as an Abbeydale Brewery pub. With the underlying trend of a reduction in footfall over the past years it has become increasingly challenging to run the Devonshire Cat as a viable business. This is … Continue reading Devonshire Cat
  • Inn Brief (and Brewery Bits)

    The Kelham Island Tavern is joining the ranks of the Harlequin and Gardeners Rest as a pub in the area offering beer to take home. They are opening as a trial over the weekend of 30th April to 2nd May, see their Facebook page for details.

    The Plough at Hathersage has taken advantage of the Coronavirus closure to get a bit of decorating done.

    The Beer House micropub on Ecclesall Road is planning on setting up a beer delivery service. Keep an eye on their Facebook or Twitter accounts for announcements.

    The Joiners Arms at Bakewell is looking to recruit a new manager for when they reopen post lockdown.

    The Harlequin on Nursery Street are selling home made pies to take home. Advance order is required.

    The Two Thirds Beer Company is offering a delivery service of beer and snacks. Customers within 3 miles of the bar on Abbeydale Road can enjoy free delivery by their staff, if you are further away you can order via the Citygrab app (the City Taxis delivery service).

    The Wisewood Inn is taking advantage of the Coronavirus closure to get their planned refurbishment done early, meanwhile Loxley Brewery which is based on site is now bottling beer available either by bulk local brewery or via selected specialist beer shops.

    Abbeydale Brewery is offering free local delivery on orders over £25 from their webshop which are being undertaken by brewery staff whilst delivery further afield is available via courier for a fee. Available to order are minikegs, cans and merchandise with Moonshine soon to be added to the canned range.

    Eyam Brewery are offering delivery of bottled beers. The area they cover stretches roughtly speaking from Buxton to Dronfield.

    Chantry Brewery now have an online shop selling bottles and minikegs with delivery available to addresses within 15 miles of their Parkgate based brewery.

    Beer Central based at the Moor indoor market are now offering beer boxes to order for delivery. Those already engaged with “save boxes” where new beers that come in stock promoted on social media are put to one side can pay and have their beers delivered once the order is big enough whilst others can order a “thrifty for fifty” mixed box containing £55 worth of beer for £50 on a lucky dip basis!

    The Red Deer are offering local delivery of drinks on selected days, order in the morning and receive delivery in the afternoon. Check their social media for details.

    Turner’s Bottle Shop on Abbeydale Road are offering delivery. Check their website or social media for details.

    Archer Road Beer Stop off licence in Millhouses are open for business as usual including hand pulled real ale to take home.

    Bradfield Brewery are offering home delivery of beer in bottles and minikegs. Minimum order £30.

    Hop Hideout have their webshop back online to order beer from their shop for delivery.

    Original Infused are delivering their bottled beers.

    Triple Point Brewery are selling beer in cans and bag-in-box online, either for collection from the bar or delivery via courier for a fee.

    Thornbridge Brewery continue to sell beer online for delivery.

    Peak Ales are back up and running, bottled beer can be ordered online for collection or delivery.

    Drone Valley community Brewery are offering free local delivery of bottled beers ordered online by their members (membership also available online).

    The Beer Stop at Dronfield are offering local delivery. Order your bottles, cans and minikegs via email and pay via Paypal or BACS. Check their Facebook page for details.

    The White Swan in Dronfield are offering delivery of “PieMinister” meals on Friday and Saturday nights, this needs to be ordered in advance via the pub’s website.

    The Norfolk Arms at Ringinglow are doing takeaway 3 course meals at the weekend on a simple set menu that changes each week. Collection or local delivery is available and must be ordered two days in advance. Real Ale is available to takeaway with your meal too! See their Facebook page for more information.

    The Old Hall Hotel in Hope are now serving a takeaway food menu with local delivery available.

    The Gardeners’ Rest at Neepsend has been having beer takeaway days, check their Facebook page for details.