Cool And Quirky Restaurants In Sheffield

On the hunt for some slightly more off-piste eats? This city is home to some unique dining experiences that are keeping all you foodies on your toes. From acclaimed venues offering ever-changing menus, to the party bars putting their own bizarre twists on classic cuisines, we've rounded up some of the quirkiest restaurants in Sheffield.

Last updated on 12th September 2021

Picture House Social

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Whether you're heading down for brunch, lunch or dinner, this Abbeydale Road bar is one of the quirkiest restaurants in Sheffield. Tuck into plates of freshly-made Neapolitan-style pizza, washed down with house cocktails and worked off with a few rounds of table tennis.


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One of the most unique restaurants in Sheffield, Public is the basement cocktail bar with a stunning small plates menu to match. The Surrey Street spot serves up dishes made with nothing but the freshest regional ingredients, from Yorkshire bresaola, to locally-sourced burrata.

YO! Sheffield Meadowhall

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Whether it's dinner or lunch in Sheffield, fans of sushi and Japanese street food can expect a fun experience at YO! in Meadowhall. Take a seat at their 'kaiten' conveyor belt and grab what you fancy as it passes by, or order something warming from their hot menu.

One of the best restaurants on Division Street, this unique bar, eatery and live music venue is home to an impressive selection of quality grub. From juicy burgers and fried chicken, to a dedicated menu of veggie and vegan plates, they're a fun place to eat in Sheffield.

The premier vegan restaurant in Sheffield, V OR V is the quirky plant-based eatery fronting delicious dishes and one of the best bottomless brunches in the city. Take a seat inside this fun and relaxed venue and feast on sustainably-minded small plates and biodynamic wines.

A vibrant and creative café on Ecclesall Road, Pom Kitchen is one of the coolest and quirkiest places to eat in Sheffield. The Aussie-inspired brunch spot serves up a selection of plates to match its interiors, with colourful smoothies, edible flower-filled salads and even bright pink hot dogs.

Michelin guide restaurants Sheffield? Holder of numerous accolades including AA Rosettes and Bib Gourmands, Jöro is not only one of the best, but one of the most unusual restaurants on Kelham Island. With a focus on hyper-seasonal ingredients, their eight-course tasting menu will keep you coming back.

Pizza and cocktail bar OHM pulled a pivot during lockdown and has reimagined itself as a fantastic food yard. Head over to the West One Plaza spot and catch an incredible line-up of stellar vendors doling out everything from hot wings to Thai street eats.

For some of the city's best American-inspired eats, Division Street's Lucky Fox is the place to check out. The fun Sheffield restaurant specialises in delicious fried chicken served however you like it - in a bun, on a waffle or dipped in hot sauce.

One of the coolest places to eat in Sheffield, Cutlery Works is not just the largest food hall in the city, it's the biggest in the whole of northern England. Head over to Neepsend Lane where the former factory is housing a whole load of excellent independent vendors, from artisan chocolate makers to sandwich connoisseurs.

A gorgeous dining room in Sheffield city centre, this unique restaurant is the place to head if you're looking for some stunning Asian fare. Alongside their regular a la carte menu, you'll find an unusual afternoon tea offering that swaps sarnies for dim sum.