Fun Things To Do In Sheffield

Looking for some fun things to do in Sheffield? From live music and bottomless brunches to scavenger hunts offering you a new way to explore the city, there's no lack of quirky activities to get involved with here. We've rounded up our top picks, so whether you're visiting for the first time or a lifer in need of weekend inspiration you've got plenty of epic options to fit into your itinerary.

Last updated on 26th November 2020

Can't go out? Not a problem, because there's no better time to be staying in. The UK's best food events have risen to the challenge and taken their cool and quirky experiences online. Get ready for cookery classes, hampers and virtual dinner parties delivered to your door.

A city with one of the richest musical histories in the country, Sheffield is an excellent place for gigs. From venues hosting some of the brightest young things in the biz, to those showcasing local bands and folk talent, we've got the lowdown on the best spots for live music.

Whether you're stopping in to refuel with fresh sushi between rounds of retail therapy, or heading in for a hands-on class, YO! Sushi is a fun place to tuck into delicious plates of Japanese food. Grab something to go, or make a meal of it and pluck plates straight off their iconic conveyor belt.

Picture House Social

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One of the best bars on Abbeydale Road, Picture House Social mixes excellent eats and plenty of activities. Alongside a stellar menu of freshly-made Neapolitan pizza and handcrafted cocktails you'll find bottomless brunch, ping pong tables and live performances.

Part of the Peddler Market complex, Factory Floor fronts a great selection of craft beers and cocktails from local producers. If you're looking to get a little more hands-on with your drinks though, they run a fun workshop, which shows you how to flavour your favourite spirits using their bespoke drip-infusing system.

One of the best things to do in Sheffield, this unique afternoon tea at Oisoi Gathering brings you a quirky take on the classic offering. Swapping sarnies and scones for dim sum and delicious sweet treats, the New Era Square restaurant also lets you add some very fine fizz to the mix.

One of the quirkiest places to eat in Sheffield, Pom Kitchen is the pink-hued hangout fronting Aussie bites and colourful sips. Perfect if you're looking for a fun brunch spot for a birthday or friendly get-together, the Ecclesall Road restaurant offers a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach.