Where to drink in Kelham Island

Kelham Island pubs are some of the best in the UK. The 'Valley of Beer' is a real ale fans dreamland. There's 3 breweries producing award winning beers, the likes of The Fat Cat, Kelham Island Tavern, Shakespeares, The Harlequin, The Gardeners Rest & The Wellington attract thousands each week for the famous pub crawl.

Church: Temple of Fun

Dog Friendly Vegan Craft Beer & Cocktails

Church:Temple of Fun is unlike anywhere else. The fully vegan bar with classic arcade games and pods with Playstations, owned by Oli Sykes of Bring Me The Horizon offers a wide range of drinks, including pale ales, spirits and cocktails, perfect for daytime gaming or a late night sesh. It's also the home of Drop Dead clothing whilst Make No Bones deliver great vegan eats.


Sunday - Thursday 10am - 11pm

Friday - Saturday 10am - 1am

The Fat Cat

It's almost tradition to start your pub crawl at the Fat Cat. This well loved boozer is opposite the museum and next to the Kelham Island brewery, you're pretty much drinking from the source! The Pale Rider is a favourite for locals and Kelham Island tourists.

Opening Times:
Sunday - Thursday 12pm - 11pm
Friday - Saturday 12pm - 12am


23 Alma St, Sheffield S3 8SA


Thai Fusion & Craft Beer

When Thai food is done well it can be a triumph and Graffiti have stuck to what they do best and that is homely Thai with a street food twist. Whether it’s the staple Thai green curry or freshly steamed bao bun, Graffiti have excelled.


Monday - Wednesday Closed

Thursday 11:30am - 11pm

Friday - Saturday 11:30am - 12:am

Sunday - 11:30am - 10:30pm

Kelham Island Brewery

Real Ale Brewery & Tap Room + Brewery Tours


Kelham Island Brewery is the oldest brewery in Sheffield. The brewery began in the Fat Cat carpark back in 1990. Over the years the brewery has grown but it hasn’t gone far, next door in fact. The iconic brewery has influenced breweries throughout the world and Pale Rider is a beer many breweries have tried to emulate. Kelham Island wouldn’t be the same without Kelham Island Brewery.


Book a brewery tour or visit their tap room.


Details on their website.

Kelham Kitchen & Wine Bar

Wine Bar with Food for sharing - Dog friendly

It might be small but Kelham Kitchen & Wine Bar offers loads including an extensive range of gins and wine obviously whilst their food menu is perfect for sharing.


Mon - Wed 4pm - 11pm

Thur 4pm - 11:30pm

Fri 3pm - 12:30am

Sat 9am - 12:30am

Sun 9am - 10:30pm

Nook The Bar

Nook is a micro bar which prides it’s self on providing both high quality drinks and surroundings. Nook is situated on the first floor of Krynkl. 


Nook’s intimate space is warm and inviting with a range of ever changing bottles of ales and largers along side a range of high quality spirits and wines. They are a cashless business, card only. 


All items are available to take away with a 25% discount off the menu price. 


The bar is also available for private hire, capacity of 20 people.



Friday - Saturday 4pm - 11pm


Mexico via Yorkshire ft. Tequila, Tacos & Cocktails - Dog Friendly


Tacos, tequila and football. It might not be the obvious combination but Pina immediately fitted in with it’s in individualism. Their tacos are authentic and great, the cocktails are always on point.



Tue - Wed 5pm - 10pm

Thur Closed

Fri 5pm - 1am

Sat 2pm - 2am

Saw Grinders Union

Hidden away in Globe Works, Saw Grinders Union is effortlessly cool. Every aspect has been thoroughly thought out to create great a place for all occasions, whether that's a quick breakfast, a catch up with friends over brunch, a lunch break stop for work, evening meals or a night out. 

The Ship Inn

Dog Friendly Real Ale Boozer

The Ship is a traditional pub with a modern twist. Embracing its past whilst updated decor gives it a fresh feel. The pub regularly hosts events including northern soul nights.


Sunday - Thursday 11am - 11pm

Friday - Saturday 11am - 12am

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