With two universities and 60,000 students living in the Steel City, it’s safe to say Sheffield is a student city.
Sheffield City Centre is relatively small and easy to get around, whether you’re at the University of Sheffield or Sheffield Hallam University you aren’t far away from the action.
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With lectures, reading, essays, exams and a social life to manage sometimes you’ve not got time to cook. Fueling up in Sheffield doesn’t need to eat into your loan too much.
There’s some great, affordable spots in the city that will satisfy both your tastebuds and stomach such as The Forum on Division Street, Howst on Howard Street, in Broomhill you’ve got Proove Pizza and you can’t go wrong with fish and chips from Ranmoor Friery. Ecclesall Road and Sharrow Vale are packed with places to eat cheap including burritos from Street Food Chef, Roneys do great pork sandwiches whilst Graze Inn is a crowd pleaser.
Check out our Best Burger Guide Here, and Best Pizza in Sheffield Guide Here.
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Our faves include curry from Balti King, Firepit Rocks for burgers and The Porter Pizza Company for a slice of Italy.
We’ve all been there, had a few too many Jager Bombs and you crave something dirty?
Avoid food poising and grab something from Efes on Glossop Road, Wild Rice on London Road or Relish and Burger on Abbeydale Road, you’ll thank us later.
Had a big night? Have a cuppa, a berocca and a shower then head to the Common Room on Division Street, Picture House Social on Abbeydale Road or head to Glossop Road’s The Broomhill Tavern and catch up with ya pals to discuss last night whilst stuffing your face with comfort food.
Sheffield is full of great places to eat and drink. It’s a city known for its beer but there’s options for every kind of drinker.
Don’t worry, you don’t need to go to Spoons for a pint under a fiver. Head to Kelham Island for Shakespeares, The Fat Cat and Kelham Island Tavern where you’ll find locally brewed real ale for £3. Ecclesall Road has craft beer spots The Portland House, The Eagle or the Ecclesall Ale Club, as does Broomhill with The Itchy Pig and The York whilst Division Street has The Gatsby, The Forum, Common Room, The Old House and Bungalow & Bears offering the best of everything.
Need some more ideas? Check out our pub guide here.
No hangover? Caught up on your revision? Head out and explore the city.
Kelham Island Museum tells the story of Sheffield’s industrial heritage, the National Emergency Services Museum is the only one like it in the country, as is the National Videogame Museum.
Into art? Check out the Millennium Gallery, Graves Gallery and Site Gallery, or just wander the streets and keep your eyes open for pieces but some of the best artists in Sheffield.
There’s skateparks (House), swimming pools (Ponds Forge), ice rinks (Ice Sheffield), climbing centres (Foundry) but there’s also plenty of places to explore for free. Botanical Gardens, Endcliffe Park and the Peak District (which isn’t far away) are great opportunities to get some fresh air.
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