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The best beer garden in Sheffield

It’s probably the Kelham Island Tavern, isn’t it. But where do you go if you’re slap bang in the middle of the city, the urge overtakes you for some alfresco pint, and you can’t be arsed walking out there? Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 6 June 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Location Sheffield Tuesday. My first day in a new job. The team is taking me out for lunch. “We can go anywhere you like, Pete – you choose.” Now, many would counsel caution here. It’s not just my first day in a new job: it’s my first day in any … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 18 April 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Location Sheffield There are the spring and autumn equinoxes. There’s the longest day and the shortest day, midsummer and midwinter. There are winter festivals of light in cultures all over the world. But, as we saw last week, the most significant annual milestone of all, as the earth orbits the … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 31 May 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 The other week, you may remember, some of you joined me in a little discussion of towns and cities that are especially good for pubs. This week I’ve taken in two superlative boozers in the Potteries (see Saturday and Sunday below). With the Coachmakers Arms still hanging on, maybe Stoke-on-Trent … Continue reading