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In praise of the Princess Royal (again)

I’ve often praised the Princess Royal mightily on the pages of this blog. Atmospheric and attractive, with good beer, it’s probably my favourite suburban local in Sheffield. Today I praise it again from the experience of hosting a private party in its upstairs room. The room is lovely, it was free of charge, and the … Continue reading


First time: the York

Yesterday I went to the York in Broomhill, Sheffield. This was my first ever visit to the York. I ordered a pint, half a lemonade and a packet of nuts. They charged me £5.65. This was my last ever visit to the York.

A pint of words

Waiting to be served at the Sheaf View the other night, I gazed across the odds and sods at the back of the bar. In among inevitable copies of the Good Beer Guide was a Roget’s Thesaurus. Naturally I was delighted by this. But when do you reckon they use it? What sort of situations … Continue reading