9 Sheffield foodie secrets you need to know this week

We love our food in Sheffield, but sometimes we want to veer off the beaten track when it comes to cafes and restaurants.

To help you plan your next meal or coffee date, we’ve uncovered some of the latest foodie secrets from around the city that you might otherwise have missed…

1. Another Street Food Chef is born

street food chef

Mexican canteen Street Food Chef have recently opened a new burrito bar on Glossop Road. So if you have indulged on their delicious street food before at their Pinstone Street or Arundel Street branch, you now have a third choice of venue. The menu offers familiar favourites with burritos, tacos, toasted quesadillas and nachos, with additional gluten-free options.

343 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HP – more info

2. Nether Edge Pizza puts down roots

Nether Edge Pizza are well known for their wood-fired pizzas that are cooked to perfection within minutes whilst you wait. They also do the rounds at festivals and have regular ‘pizza gig’ nights at The Greystones, Cross Scythes and Café #9. They’ve just signed a lease for a building in Kelham Island which they’ll be transforming into a pizza kitchen with a wood-fire oven, wood burner and seating. Look out for their ‘sit down space’ at the next Peddler market, and they’ll be hosting special pizza nights throughout the year.

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3. Goodbye Roast, hello HowSt

Roast cafe on Howard Street has been a popular spot to grab a coffee or a bite to eat with students, office workers and commuters heading to the train station. Change is afoot, as Roast has now closed and will be re-opening on 29 February with a fresh new look. Keep an eye on their Twitter feed for more developments.

46 Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 2LX. more info

4. Hungry for Eve’s doughnuts?

eve's doughnuts

You may have seen Eve’s artisan doughnuts at outlets such as Upshot Espresso and Sharrow Vale market. They’re objects of hunger-inducing beauty with flavour combinations including rhubarb and rose, matcha and white chocolate, elderflower and gin, plus chocolate and violet. Their first shop will be opening soon on Sharrow Vale Road (near to Urban ¼ burgers), so you can look forward to more of their sweet treats.

Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield. S11, more info

5. Welcome to Italia Uno

Italia Uno is run by father and daughter team Saverio and Kym, who previously ran the Italian Express at Walkley. With this new venture they’re committed to offering authentic Italian food and coffee to takeaway, which includes homemade lasagne, fresh pasta, pizza, steak, chicken and fish dishes served with Italian-inspired sauces. Plus plenty of vegetarian choices with cannelloni, risottos and salads. Doors opened on 18 February, so if you fancy a taste of the Amalfi Coast, get your order in.

955 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, S11 8THmore info

6. Hidden Gem café gets a major makeover

Hidden Gem is a little off the beaten track as the name suggests, tucked away on Ringinglow Road. Part of Work Ltd, this place is a charity that gives people with special needs the opportunity to gain work skills. The food has a good reputation and the cafe’s menu focuses on seasonal ingredients so you can enjoy decent coffee, a big breakfast or a hearty sandwich for lunch. If this has made you hungry, you’ll have to wait until March for a visit as they’re undergoing significant renovation and will be open again from 14 March.

Rear Of Folkwood School, Ringinglow Road, Sheffield S11 7TB –  more info

7. The iconic Showroom cinema starts a big refurbishment

The Showroom cinema is a well-established cinema destination, which also offers good beers and a seasonally influenced menu from their open plan cafe bar. The head chef, Jon Tite, is vegetarian so there are plenty of veggie and vegan options. Last year they celebrated a milestone 20 years of showing films and now a significant refurbishment of their cafe bar is about to start. The work will take part in stages to minimise disruption, beginning on 29 February to 3 March, when the bar will be closed. Keep an eye on their Twitter feed to see how the developments progress.

15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX – more info

8. There’s a newbie on Arundel Street

The holt

The Holt café opened mid-February and can be found on Arundel Street, not far from Decathlon. With upcycled furniture and rustic industrial surroundings, it’s a welcome addition to the city’s independent food destinations. Their ethos is to provide decent, delicious food which showcases local producers, their soups, salads and sandwiches are made using meats and cheeses from Urban Pantry Deli, bread comes from Walkley bakery Gerry’s. The coffee is from Smith Street roasters, teas are sourced from Birdhouse Teas and the milk is Our Cow Molly.

156 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 4RE – more info

9. Cheers to all things beer…

A date for your diary, Sheffield Beer Week kicks off on 12 March with loads of tastings and brew events throughout the city. There are some thirst-quenching sessions with speed tasting with the Hop Hideout, beer cocktails at Picture House Social, Meet the brewer with The Five Points at Brewdog and many more beer events.

This article was written for wow247′s website.