Sheffield is a thriving student city in South Yorkshire, with a busy commercial centre and plenty of cultural attractions. The Millennium Gallery is the first stop for visitors arriving at the art-inspired train station, and the Gallery links directly to the Winter Garden, which is set entirely under glass and packed with exotic plants from around the world. Visit Kelham Island Museum to learn more about Sheffield's famous industrial heritage and wander along Ecclesall Road to enjoy quirky retail and entertainment. There is everything in the city, from culture and entertainment through to excellent shopping and a wide range of enticing restaurants in Sheffield city centre.
Visitors love the array of restaurants in Sheffield city centre. The main commercial area is pedestrianised which makes it very easy to get around, and there are various side-streets with interesting venues to discover. You'll find all the big-name chains jostling for space with excellent independent venues. The city has a richly diverse population, with a history of welcoming immigrants from across the world. When combined with a multicultural student population, the demand for international cuisine is high!
The restaurants in Sheffield city centre offer something to suit all tastes. Perhaps you'll fancy a typical burger and fries in an American diner, with a milkshake and chocolate brownie to follow. Or maybe a Chinese buffet appeals for those with a bigger appetite! Brazilian rodizio is ideal if you like to sample lots of different foods with an emphasis on meat, and the Indian restaurants offer everything from classic chicken tikka masala, through to more exotic regional dishes, such as Keralan fish curry and dosas with sambal from Tamil Nadu. For those seeking sophisticated fare, French bistros offer delicious dishes such as coq au vin, gratin dauphinois and baked camembert.
Thanks to the city's universities, there are plenty of restaurants in Sheffield city centre which offer purse-friendly options. Look out for lunchtime deals, midweek specials and special offers such as happy hours or free desserts. Pizzerias often do great value meals and there are various Sheffield city centre restaurants that serve buffets at lunch; perfect for when you’re extra hungry. On the other hand, your heart may be set on experiencing some award-winning fine dining but without breaking the bank. In this instance, a lunchtime set menu offers the same fine quality of cooking, but without the prices!
Head to the intersection of Ecclesall Road and London Road to find one of the most highly rated Thai restaurants in Sheffield city centre - Baan Thai. It is set in a beautiful old Victorian building and offers extremely high-quality cooking, with curries, seafood dishes, spicy south Asian salads and plenty of vegetarian options. Locals in the know rave about its deep-fried fish and sauce, plus the spicy cashew nuts fried with exotic mushrooms and a secret blend of spices. Luna Rossa, on London Road in Heeley is another gem in Sheffield city centre – one of the best Italian eateries in this neck of the woods, offering authentic Italian dishes alongside steakhouse favourites.
Yorkshire is famous for its foodie culture and traditional dishes, and Sheffield has its own specialities for visitors to try, including Henderson's Relish, Sheffield fish cakes, Dixon's mint rock, Sunderland's potted beef and Derbyshire oatcakes, which have been adopted by the chefs in the kitchens of city centre restaurants in Sheffield. So whichever city centre restaurants in Sheffield you book with Quandoo, you’ll be able to taste all plenty of Yorkshire delicacies.