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Your Year Ahead: New Kids on the Block

Don’t know about you, but we got a right kick out of seeing new businesses springing up across the city when lockdown finally ended. Here’s our pick of the bunch…


Alder Bar

Alder Bar

Alder Bar, in Sheffield Brewery

Continuing the tradition of Kelham Island beery hotspots, Alder Bar is based in the listed Albyn Works complex and serves an ever-rotating selection of ales, including a couple brewed on-site by fellow tenants Sheffield Brewery.

@alder_bar_sheff

Fewer than One

Fewer than One

Fewer than One

From the ashes of legendary clubbing venue The Night Kitchen rose Fewer Than One – an exciting new events space and creative hub that launched with a commitment to diverse lineups and memorable parties. Expect more of the same in 2022.

@fewerthanone

Read more here.

Shuffle Shack

Shuffle Shack logo by Oli Frape

Abbeydale Road’s very own Crystal Maze for hipsters refurbed its former gig room into a disco-themed shuffleboard bar and cocktail gaff, inviting punters in to take on their pals at the tricky game, which is essentially a bit like curling without the ice.

@shuffleshacksheff

Read more here.

Luca

Luca, Oughtibridge

Luca, Oughtibridge

This new restaurant based in Oughtibridge is already being touted as one of north Sheffield’s most exciting places to eat, serving up a mix of Mediterranean dishes (all with a special twist) alongside an impressive beer and speciality wine selection.

@luca_oughtibridge

Read more here.

Marmadukes III

Marmadukes, Ecclesall Road

Marmadukes, Ecclesall Road

They sure know how to do a café, don’t they? Marms made it a stunning hat-trick with their third addition the city, a gorgeous open-plan bakery and café based in the atmospheric old sorting office on Ecclesall Road.

@marmadukescafe

Read more here.

Salt Brewery

Salt, Kelham Island

Salt, Kelham Island

Replacing the Stew & Oyster, this new Kelham Island joint knocks out award-winning craft beer and tasty Asian street food treats from Baomesters.

@saltsheffield

Read more here

Sheffield Plate

Inside Orchard Square's Sheffield Plate

Inside Orchard Square’s Sheffield Plate

The food hall revolution continues apace, and this Orchard Square venue brings you two whole floors of independent food traders, bars and live music.

@sheffieldplate

Read more here

Dyson Place

Dyson Place Courtyard

Dyson Place Courtyard

Several fresh businesses have arrived at this Sharrow Vale hub of indies, including cosy tapas restaurant Iberico and two-floor casual dining restaurant Cornerstone. There are retail offerings too, covering everything from skincare to babywear.

@dysonplace

Read more here

Lykke

Lykke, New Era Square

Lykke, New Era Square

The sister venue of popular Fitzalan Square café Hygge, Lykke brings more Scandi vibes to Sheff with a Danish-inspired restaurant, bar and coffeehouse situated at the heart of New Era Square.

@lykkesheffield

Read more here

Doner Summer

Doner Summer, 92 Burton Road.

Top guilt-free babbin’ guaranteed at this year’s addition to the 92 Burton Road courtyard. Get your 100% vegan street food kicks with everything from babs and burgers to tater tots and the dirtiest of dirty fries.

@donersummer

Read more here.

Wazwān

Wazwan

This Kashimiri-inspired restaurant moved into its subterranean Leopold Square unit towards the back-end of 2021, combining authentic cuisine from the Indian Subcontinent with the best Yorkshire produce. Not to mention an enviable cocktail selection.

@wazwansheffield

Industry Hophouse

Industry Hophouse

Industry Hophouse

The owner of Sidney Street’s much-loved Industry Tap opened another beery haven back in the summer, combining bar and bottle shop in an iconic spot on the corner of Leadmill Road.

@industryhophouse

Read more here

Extra Time

Extra Time

Extra Time

Two floors of sports bar goodness featuring 40+ HD screens, a tasty grill house menu, shuffleboard, American pool tables, smart darts and plenty more has replaced the old Spearmint Rhino on Brown Street.

@extra_time_sheffield

Read more here.

Beju

Beju, Glossop Road

Beju, Glossop Road

A luxury bar/restaurant with uber-chic interiors and a tempting contemporary Asian menu arrived on Glossop Road in November.

@beju_sheffield

Pollen Market

Pollen Market

Pollen Market. Photo credit: Joe Horner

Not a venue but a fantastic new inner-city flower market brought to us from the team behind Peddler. Pollen celebrates all things botanical and will be returning to its home on Castlegate on a monthly basis throughout 2022 – keep any eye out for the latest confirmed dates at pollenmarket.co.uk.

@pollenmarketsheffield

Read more here.


Well on their way

Upcoming openings we’ve earmarked for 2022…

New Era Square

New Era Square

Following a slew of 2021 openings, there’s plenty more planned for the up-and-coming development this year. Soon joining the party will be a Brazilian steak house, modern sports bar and a French wine bar, completing a well-rounded offering at the venue just off London Road.

@newerasquaresheffield

Grind II

Grind Cafe's new Broomhill venue

The team behind the popular Kelham Island café are opening a new space in Broomhill, where you can expect more of the usual Grind goodness: top-notch coffees, spot-hitting breakfast and lunchtime menus, plus cocktails and tapas selections in the evenings.

@thegrindcafesheffield

Boom: Battle Bar

Boom: Battle Bar

Photo Credit: Boom: Battle Bar

A 12,000 square foot ‘entertainment battleground full of competitive gaming’ is set to open on The Moor in early 2022.

@boombattlebar

Dark Horse

Dark Horse, Banner Cross

Dark Horse, Banner Cross

A new micropub heading to Banner Cross, promising a rotating selection craft ales and street food. Sign us up.

@the_dark_horse_bar

Copa Bar

The team behind the Copa Caffe and Extra Time venues purchased the old Harrison’s building on Eccy Road, with plans to turn it into a two-storey cocktail and lounge bar.

@copa.caffesheffield




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