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    Aug 5, 2015

    19 Truly Fantastic Pubs In Sheffield

    Drinks in the north.

    1. The Sheffield Tap

    The Sheffield Tap / Via Facebook: TheSheffieldTap

    Not your average railway station boozer, this one. Built within the station's old waiting room and first-class dining hall, this world beer specialist is as much a feast for the eyes as it is the palate. They brew beer on site (which you can watch from the comfort of your seat) and sell their own stuff on tap at more than reasonable prices. Look out for special events, meet-the-brewer nights, and an ever-changing selection of beers from around the globe.

    2. The Riverside

    3. Rutland Arms

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    Real ale, craft beer, cider, and perry is pretty much the stock-in-trade of the Rutland Arms, alongside tasty pub grub. They have a heavily used jukebox, although keep an eye on their "Forbidden Music" list, which gets updated weekly with bands the staff are fed up of hearing.

    4. Daisy's Bar

    India Hobson / Via Daisy's Bar

    "The Calm Above the Storm" is the tagline for Daisy's, and the storm refers to their other bar beneath them, The Great Gatsby. The Great Gatsby is a busy city centre bar, and so upstairs they have created a place for solace. Daisy's is a cocktail bar that runs on table service and every customer has to have a seat to be served. It's only open Fridays and Saturdays from 8pm–3am, so booking is essential.

    5. The Rising Sun

    6. Picture House Social

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    Ace cocktails and an ever-changing bottled beer menu courtesy of Hop Hideout are a couple of reasons to like Picture House Social. The amazing food, ping pong tables, DJs, a mini-cinema, outside terrace, and occasional live music are some of the others.

    7. The Brothers Arms

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    Walking up them is a perpetual pain, but one of the many benefits of Sheffield being so hilly is the views they create. The Brothers Arms, a great back-to-basics pub with good ale, pub games, Yorkshire tapas, and an impressive jukebox, has one of the best views in the city from its beer garden.

    8. Walkley Beer Co.

    Walkley Beer Co. / Via Twitter: @WalkleyBeerCo

    An off-licence with a difference. You can buy cans and bottles to take home but this place has thrown in a few benches and created a wonderfully cosy little bar by doing so, in which it sells both cask and bottled beers. Their cask beer is available to take home in two-pint cartons, or you can even bring in your own vessel to be filled.

    9. The Old House

    10. The Old Queens Head

    The Old Queens Head / Via Facebook: theoldqueensheadsheffield

    The Old Queens Head is the oldest domestic building in the entire city. It's thought that the timber that defines the pub's unique aesthetic character may date back as far as 1475.

    11. The Wick at Both Ends

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    If the mania of West Street gets a bit too much then The Wick at Both Ends should provide a handy place for respite. It serves great cocktails and food in a comfy and relaxing environment.

    12. The Beer House

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    Sheffield's first micropub. It may not be much bigger than a living room, but it packs in a lot of character and tasty beer. It's light and airy in summer and the real fire they've installed makes it nice and toasty in winter.

    13. The Brew House

    Brew House / Via Facebook: Originalbrewhousesheffield

    A city centre ale and craft beer bar with an on-site brewery. There's plenty of rotating guest beers, and a little courtyard to drink outside, too.

    14. The Tramshed

    15. The Fat Cat

    16. Shakespeare's

    17. The Quays 1819

    18. Bungalows & Bears

    Georgina Martin / Via Facebook: bungsandbears

    Located bang in the middle of busy Division Street, this bar is located in the city's old fire station, so has a unique shape and charcater. There's regular live music, a host of eclectic DJs, and a variety of booze, from craft beers to cocktails.

    19. The Sheaf View

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    A real favourite amongst locals in Sheffield, The Sheaf View is a haven for both beer geeks and those watching the pursestrings. As it's in Sheffield, it's located on a hill, and it's not entirely uncommon to see someone go rolling down the steep grass slope in the beer garden, which functions as a sort of Henman Hill for summer drinking.

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