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A week in pubs: w/c 11 October 2010

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby, Grimsby There’s more news on two new pubs (or in one case, a sort of revamped and renamed pub) that we’ve been eagerly anticipating at Get to the pub.com recently. Specifically, the opening dates have been announced for both of them. The Greystones in Sheffield, which … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 27 September 2010

Pub visits this week 6 Locations Sheffield, Grimsby Last week the Independent did another of those “hey, that real ale stuff, you thought it’s just for old men and tastes of socks, right, but some of the pale ones are almost drinkable” features that reliably do the rounds once or twice a year. Are these … Continue reading

Coach and Horses, Sheffield Road, Dronfield, Derbys

Visited: Monday 5 April 2010 One of my favourite things about watching grassroots football is the way it helps me forget the cynicism and bitterness that increasingly mar the professional game, and the relentless failure of my own club. One of my other favourite things is the typical proximity of the football ground and the … Continue reading

Sheffield Tap, Sheffield Midland Station, Sheffield

Visited: Wednesday 9 December 2009 Station pubs can be pretty miserable places. Of course, it doesn’t help when they’re in stations that are pretty miserable places in themselves: some of the most mournful drinking I’ve ever done has been in the boozers of London Victoria and Birmingham New Street stations. But the fundamental problem they … Continue reading