Pub Walk No 2 – (Sheffield Tap round walk) – this one is starting from Sheffield Tap which is next to the train station and is a round walk of 10 pubs, this walk is best suited for those coming from via train and want to end up back there.
You can download the walk now as a pdf file which is walk2 . Also if you click on the pub names once downloaded onto your phone it will take you to their webpage on my website.
UPDATED – (6/3/17) – The Hop has been removed as the pub has closed down, a substitute pub near has been added.
List of all the pubs are below:
This is a walk I wanted to do, Start at Sheffield Tap and go round in a circle visiting the best pubs and ending back at Sheffield Tap, this route will suit those who come to visit Sheffield and want to end back at the train station. If you click on the pub name it will take you to their webpage with more details
(Pub1) Sheffield Tap, right next to the train station and plenty of ales to choose from, they do have their own brewery The Tapped Brew ales available, there is a board with ales listed, plenty of seating area in a very lovely pub
(Pub2) Rutland Arms – walk out of the last pub and turn right and walk upto the roundabout past the water feature, cross over the road and walk down the street where you can see The Showroom sign, this pub is on the corner and you will notice the nice drawings on the wall, plenty of ales to choose from, with some Blue Bee brewery and fine kegs, nice beer garden as well and serves food.
(Pub3) – The Devonshire Cat – from the last pub turn right and walk upto the roundabout and cross over the road and past Debenhams and you should see a NCP car sign on a building and walk round the corner and keep waking and you will get to this pub. A Abbeydale Brewery pub with 12 ales and plenty of kegs, loads of seating room and they also do food.
(Pub4) Red Deer – from the last pub take a right from here and walk past the chip shop and cross over West Street past The Beehive pub and walk past Cavendish and take next left and walk past Cuba de Revolution and 2nd left (Pitt Street). A bit hit and miss with the ales recently but the Stancil pumps have now gone so may improve, food is supposed to be good.
(Pub5) – The Old House – from the last pub turn left and head back to Cuba De Revolution and cross over West Street and take the next right and walk down this road and take the left and if you keep walking you will see the pub. 6 ales pumps and usually a couple of True North ales, another pub does well on food, and also have Gin nights.
(Pub6) – Museum – from the last pub turn right and walk down the road and cross over and walk past John Lewis/City Hall and turn left and walk past Bessemer and you can see All Bar One on the corner and this pub is next to it. A Greene King pub but has quite a few guest ales and you never know what you get, always friendly staff as well.
(Pub7) – Head of Steam – from the last pub walk past the Bessemer and keep on the footpath and follow it past the side of Town Hall and you will see the pub, its near a pizza restaurant and Brown Bear. Now serving 10 ales and a couple are from Strongarm brewery and also have keg lines.
(Pub9) – Old Queens Head – from the last pub turn right and walk round the corner and cross over the main road and you should see The Globe, walk past there and round the corner of Howard Hotel pub and head towards the bus station and where the coach stand is you will see the pub, if you see The Penny Black then walk down the side of it and you will bump into this very old building, A Thwaites pub and serving their ales.
As you come out of this pub you are near to the train station and back to the starting point of Sheffield Tap.
This is my version of a round walk, you do pass many pubs along the way but for me these are the best ale ones. Feel free to drop into the others along the way.
Hopefully you didn’t get lost along the way,