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19 Places You Must Eat Brunch In Sheffield

Morning eats in the North.

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1. Upshot Espresso

Upshot Espresso / Via Facebook: upshotespresso

Upshot may only do brunch once in a while (they open especially for it on select Saturdays, so keep an eye on their website/social media for announcements) but they do it very well – as you will see from the pictured rarebit on toasted sesame, linseed, and sunflower sourdough bread topped off with hearty slabs of bacon.

2. Forge Bakehouse

Forge Bakehouse / Via Facebook: ForgeBakehouse

As the name indicates, Forge Bakehouse is a bakery, so any brunch item you're getting that involves bread will be about as fresh and tasty as it's possible to get. They do brunch with a twist, such as their Aloo Sabzi Baked Eggs. Or if you have a sweet tooth then the pictured French toast with banana, raspberry, peanut brittle, chocolate sauce, and peanut mascarpone may well be for you.

3. Anchorage Bar

Anchorage / Via Facebook: Anchoragebarandkitchen

If you're after a boozy brunch then Anchorage is for you. They offer bottomless drinks, so that's as many mimosas or Bloody Marys as you can stomach. The food follows the American East Coast theme from the rest of the menu, so expect buttermilk pancakes and waffles alongside Reuben omelettes, kimchi eggs Benedict, and heuvos rancheros.

4. Tamper Sellers Wheel

Tamper / Via Facebook: tampercoffee

Tamper aims to "bring the best of New Zealand's café culture to Sheffield" and one of the best bits is their breakfast and brunch menu. The full English is given a twist into The Big Kiwi whereas veggies may opt for The Ozzy, alongside a whole load of other options available, from wild rice bubbles to Nutella-stuffed French toast.


5. The Depot Bakery / Via Andy Mayer

The Depot Bakery provide some of the city's finest doughnuts to various cafes and eateries but recently they relocated their operation to Kelham Island and opened up their own café too. Along with this move came a fantastic brunch menu: The pictured eggs Benedict with ham hock is a favourite and their Bloody Mary beans with eggs are not to be missed, either.

6. Marmadukes Cafe / Via Kimberlynn K

Marmadukes pride themselves on being the "best of British" and you'll find this in the selection of items featured on their breakfast and brunch menus. If you want something unique and local, then the Derbyshire oatcakes with Yorkshire ham, cheddar cheese, fried egg, and roasted vine tomatoes is the way to go.

7. The Hidden Gem Cafe

The Hidden Gem Cafe / Via Facebook: hiddengemcafe

The Hidden Gem perhaps offers one of the most unusual brunch dishes in the whole of Sheffield, the Beetroot Gravalax: in-house beetroot-and-dill cured salmon with béarnaise sauce, homemade crumpet, dressed watercress, and a herbed crumbed poached egg. This is served alongside more traditional breakfast options, eggs, omelettes and sandwiches.

8. The Grind Cafe

The Grind Cafe / Via Facebook: TheGrindCafeKelhamIsland

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best and the Grind Cafe's English breakfast is one that takes some beating. That said, should you fancy something a little different then options are still plentiful, including their baked egg and chorizo ragout.


9. Cafe Des Amis / Via foreverrray

If you fancy a change from all the traditional English and American-influenced brunch foods then Cafe Des Amis serves up some great variations in the form of Turkish and Middle Eastern brunches. There are loads of great twists on dishes to include hummus, olives, pita, and halloumi – and if you fancy trying something entirely different then their Palestinian breakfast including labneh balls is well worth a try.

10. The York

The York / Via Facebook: theyorksheffield

Serving on Saturdays and Sundays only, the York knocks up a solid brunch menu with all the egg staples (florentine, Benedict, baked) alongside other traditional dishes like smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. Other dishes dishes include brioche French toast, which you can wash down with one of their speciality brunch cocktails, such as a marmarita (marmalade, triple sec, lime, and tequila).

11. The Rude Shipyard / Via Celia Edell

Excellent for veggie, vegan, and gluten-free options. Their potato cakes as part of the full breakfasts are a particularly excellent addition.

12. The Wig & Pen / Via hallygolightly

Pancakes are a speciality here and depending on how hungry you are they can be ordered in stacks of four, six, or nine (pictured is the bacon and maple syrup option). They can also lay claim to the best brunch sandwich in town by definition – they have named it BEST, which stands for streaky bacon, fried egg, rare breed sausage, and beefsteak tomato in a toasted brioche bun.


13. Lucky Fox

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Waffles and pancakes are the way to go at Lucky Fox if you fancy something sweet, although they offer one of the best veggie dishes in the city in the form of the Hippie Banjo: thick-sliced sourdough toast, poached egg, avocado, watercress, and tomato.

14. Homemade by Thelma's

Homemade by Thelma's / Via Facebook: HomemadeByThelmas

"Traditional", "Simple", and "Different" are the three headings that break up Thelma's breakfast/brunch menu. Regular, veggie, and vegan breakfasts occupy the traditional; eggs, porridge, and toast the simple; and the different comprises dishes such as the Sheffield Rarebit – toasted Seven Hills Bakery sourdough topped with mature cheddar, wholegrain mustard, Henderson's Relish, Abbeydale Brewery beer, and onion marmalade.

15. Made by Jonty

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Made by Jonty's morning grub is so good (and popular) that they keep the menu open all day long, meaning that everything from breakfast burritos to Belgian waffles to kippers and brunch bagels are available from opening until close.

16. The Harley

The Harley / Via Facebook: TheHarleySheffield

The Harley may well be the cheapest spot in the city for good breakfast and brunch food and they start serving from 7:30am too. Regular fry-ups and egg dishes sit alongside their vegan-friendly tofu scramble and their hangover-busting breakfast burgers (from the Twisted Burger Co.).


17. Remo's / Via Paige O'Hara

Remo's is a traditional Italian cafe, deli, and bistro and offers brunch with an Italian twist, such as eggs Benedict on which the hollandaise sauce is made with freshly imported Italian cheese.

18. Blue Moon Cafe / Via peace_love_dumplings

Everything served here is vegetarian and vegan. It doesn't do brunch in the traditional sense but it's open from 8am and if you like big heaps of healthy, hearty food then Blue Moon is the perfect spot for such grub.

19. Craft & Dough / Via Mrs. Khanani-Frowd

While Craft & Dough is known for its pizza and craft beer selection (hence the name) it also serves brunch daily from 10am and knocks up a great menu. Their eggs royale, consisting of red wine smoked salmon and poached eggs with buttered spinach and hollandaise sauce on toasted bakery focaccia, is a real standout.