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Top Choice Museum in Sheffield

Kelham Island Museum

Sheffield's prodigious industrial heritage is the subject of this excellent museum, set on a human-made island in the city's oldest industrial district. Exhibits cover all aspects of industry, from steel-making to k…
Gallery in Sheffield

Millennium Gallery

Sheffield's cultural revival is embodied in this collection of four galleries under one roof. Inside, the Ruskin Collection houses an eclectic display of paintings, manuscripts and interesting objects established an…
Museum in Sheffield

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

In the days before steel mills, metalworking was carried out in hamlet communities like Abbeydale, situated by rivers and dams that were harnessed for water power. This industrial museum, now swallowed up by Sheffie…
Italian in Sheffield

Vero Gusto

Gusto is a real Italian restaurant, from the Italian waistcoated servers dishing out homemade Italian food to the genuine Italian coffee enjoyed by Italian customers reading Italian newspapers…you get the idea. Pizz…
Gardens in Sheffield

Winter Gardens

Pride of place in Sheffield's city centre goes to this wonderfully ambitious public space with a soaring glass roof supported by graceful arches of laminated timber. The 21st-century architecture contrasts sharply w…
Craft Beer in Sheffield

Sheffield Tap

This lovingly restored Edwardian railway bar is a reliable stalwart for Sheffield beer drinkers. It has several bar areas, and the aroma of hops and malts gets stronger as you approach the far room where the bar pro…
Mexican in Sheffield

Street Food Chef

Local students flock to this down-to-earth, healthy Mexican canteen, which started life as a street-food truck and now has several outlets in Sheffield. It focuses on freshly prepared, great-value burritos, tacos an…
Cafe in Sheffield

Marmaduke's

This appealingly cramped and chaotic cafe, crammed with recycled furniture and fittings, and run by a young and enthusiastic crew, serves an all-day breakfast menu that highlights local and organic produce, and lunc…
Vegetarian in Sheffield

Blue Moon Cafe

A Sheffield institution offering tasty veggie and vegan creations, breakfasts till 11am and a rotation of single-price mains with a side of rice. It's famed for the magnificent heritage room within which it sits, wi…
Pub in Sheffield

Fat Cat

This old-fashioned independent boozer is in a handy spot around the corner from Kelham Island Museum and serves Kelham Island Brewery beers and ales made in the building next door, along with pork pies (£1.50) and p…