Sheffield, a city in South Yorkshire, has undergone quite an impressive transformation over the years, morphing from one of the UK’s industrial powerhouses to a rising star of the arts and culture scene. Supporting this vibrant community of artists and cultural centres is an emerging restaurant scene that is making Sheffield a must-visit for the nation’s foodies.
A short drive from the Peak District, Sheffield finds itself in the heart of the British countryside, and as such, there is much to explore. There is a wide range of walks visitors can take to soak in the views, showcasing sites such as Wyming Brook, Houndkirk Moor and Agden Reservoir.
Restaurants in Sheffield range from reliable high-street chains to barnstorming independent joints championing local produce, and there are Sheffield restaurants to suit every taste, style and budget. While Sheffield offers gastropubs and modern British restaurants galore, there is also ample representation of the global stage, with Sheffield being home to restaurants serving the cuisines of Italy, India and more. From the likes of The Broadfield Ale House at Nether Edge, which offers famous pies in a Victorian pub with mismatched tables to Rossi's, Sheffield’s most opulent Italian, which pairs a grand over the top dining room with a menu of comforting Italian trattoria staples and regular live music.
After a day of exploring the city’s many sights, including the metalworks on display at the Millennium Gallery, the abundant foliage inside the glasshouse of the Winter Garden, and the nearby rocky moorlands and ridges that make up part of the Peak District National Park, you will be in need of serious sustenance. So, peruse our pick of the best restaurants in Sheffield below and see which ones take your fancy. Don’t forget that you can click through to each individual listing to learn more about the venue and book a table.