Food and drink

Whatever you fancy, there’s guaranteed to be something to delight your tastebuds in Sheffield.

Sheffield students eating at a restaurant in Kelham Island

Certain corners of Sheffield are defined by the food and drink they offer. Get out there and discover what makes each unique.

Take yourself to London Road for a culinary tour around the world. Sample Greek, Turkish, Chinese, Malaysian, Japanese, Mexican and more all within a five-minute walk. Head to Kelham Island for a craft ale trail and foodie haven. Or The Devonshire Quarter for independent coffee shops and US-inspired deep-fried chicken and doughnuts.

Enjoy colourful  cocktails at some of the city's best bars including Piña, The Great Gatsby and The Wick at Both Ends. Or try delicious street food at our annual Food Festival or monthly Peddler Night Market.

During my time in Sheffield, I have found the city to be lively and multicultural and was delighted to find a buffet of options when it comes to cuisines, from Middle Eastern food and halal options to South and East Asian and European food.

Connie Yan


Places to try

  • Proove - Handmade, wood-fired pizza near campus
  • Leopold Square - pho, tapas and your favourite chains
  • Falafel King - grab a quick delicious lunch at this student favourite
  • Kommune - all-day social dining. 
  • China Red - authentic Szechuan cuisine 

Eating on a student budget is really easy and there are lots of affordable places around campus. Within 30 minutes walk from campus there are restaurants from around the globe – Chinese, Italian, Caribbean, Thai, Lebanese, Japanese as well as British/ American food.

Having all these options is great for the adventurous eater and for international students, there is bound to be a place that reminds you of home

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Veggie and vegan

You can find incredible vegan and vegetarian food across Sheffield. Fully vegan junk food outlets include Church: Temple of Fun, Make No Bones and Doner Summer. Or you can try more colourful veggie treats at Blue Moon Cafe, Pom Kitchen or South Street Kitchen.

Food on campus

If you get peckish on campus, there's over 20 cafes to choose from across the university offering tasty, convenient and ethically sourced bites.

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