Cafes and Restaurants



Close to conference

Diamond Kitchen – in The Diamond – 8am-5pm

Jessop Café – in Jessop West next door to The Diamond – 8am-4pm

Tamper Coffee – tiny Kiwi café serving excellent coffee on Westfield Terrace – 8am-4:30pm 

The university also operates many other cafes across campus, and there are numerous pubs and cafes on Glossop Rd / West St and Devonshire St / Division St about 5 minutes’ walk from The Diamond.


In the city centre

Blue Moon Café – highly regarded vegetarian and vegan café on St James Row – 8am-8pm

Marmadukes – outstanding café/bistro/deli on Norfolk Row – 9am-5pm



Close to conference

Noodle Inn Centro – Chinese extensively patronised by our East Asian students on Westfield Terrace

Butlers' Balti House – North Indian curries on Broad Lane

Maveli – South Indian curries on West St 

The University Arms – decent pub food with excellent selection of local ales on Brook Hill

Student’s Union – café, bars, canteen, restaurant, sandwich shop, on Western Bank 

Bloo 88 – retro pizzas and cocktails on West St

The Bath Hotel – not really for food this one, but one of the best real ale pubs in Sheffield


City centre and further afield (but worth the trip)

Aagrah – smart curry chain on Leopold Square (where there are also several more smart restaurants)

Ego – Mediterranean restaurant next to the Winter Gardens (several more smart restaurants at either end of the Winter Gardens) 

Pasta Bar – tiny but highly regarded Italian restaurant on Sharrow Vale Road 

Thyme Café – outstanding bistro/restaurant, probably the best menu in the city, on Glossop Road in Broomhill