Top ChoiceMuseum 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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)...

Sports in Sheffield

World Snooker Championship

Sheffield's Crucible Theatre is home to the annual World Snooker Championship, which is a very big deal if you're into snooker, attracting players from all over the world. Tickets sell out months in advance, and...

Live Music in Sheffield

Leadmill

Every touring band has played the dark and dingy Leadmill on the way up (or on the way down), and it remains the best place in town to hear live rock and alternative music. There are club nights too, but they...

Gallery in Sheffield

Graves Gallery

This gallery has a neat and accessible display of British and European art from the 16th century to the present day, plus touring exhibitions; the big names represented include Turner, Sisley, Cézanne, Gaugin,...

Cinema in Sheffield

Showroom

This is the largest independent cinema in England, set in a grand art-deco complex and screening a great mix of art-house, offbeat and not-quite-mainstream films.