From farm shops and butchers to craft beer and handmade chocolate shops, you’ll find a great variety of food and drink producers on the streets of Sheffield and here’s where to find them.
We’ve compiled this list of 10 independent shops in the city that you should definitely visit at some point in the future.
If you want to tuck into some of the finest food and drink in the city and support our county’s producers, pop into these great businesses.
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Turner's Craft Beer Bottle shop specialises in the "greatest craft beers in all the land, Yorkshire Gins and Growler Refills, drink in or take home." Visit https://www.facebook.com/Turners-Craft-Beer-Bottle-Shop-718413578276233/ for more information.
The Dram Shop stocks a wide range of local, regional, national and international beers, as well as an extensive array of whiskies, wines, spirits and liqueurs. The friendly staff are always happy to help anyone overwhelmed by the amount of choice. Visit https://twitter.com/thedramshopuk for more information.
If you've got a sweet tooth you're in for a treat because Cocoa Wonderland is an emporium of delicious delights. Take home handmade chocolate, visit the ice cream parlour or indulge in the selection of cakes at the cafe. Visit https://www.cocoawonderland.co.uk/ for more information.
Kelham Deli and produce are an independent shop offering fresh produce and essentials. They have a deli counter offering a wide selection of cheese and charcuterie, daily sandwiches, a range of wine and craft beers, fresh fruit and veg, as well as locally produced store cupboard items. They also sell fresh milk and bread delivered daily from local suppliers. Picture: @kelhamdeli
The Birdhouse Tea company is a family-run business in Sheffield specializing in herbal teas. Their collections of tea are named after well known things in the city and come in a variety of different flavours and strengths. The award-winning tea merchants also have a selection of tasty treats available at their cafe and kitchen on Sidney Street.
This business based at Greenhead House Farm in Oughtibridge prides itself on its naturally produced pork sausages and sells a selection of locally sourced meats and cheese.
Gerry’s Bakery and Coffee House is popular a neighbourhood bakery and coffee shop with a warm and cosy environment, smells that will make your mouth water and friendly, welcoming staff. The shop opened in December 2013 when owner Gerry discovered that he had plenty of time on his hands after retiring and turned to baking. Head over to Gerry's in the future for some fresh bread and baked delights. Picture: Gerry's Bakery
The Whirlow Hall Farm Shop and butchery is stocked with fantastic home reared beef pork and lamb, as well as a range of locally sourced poultry and game.
Each animal is butchered in house from whole carcass and is treated in the best way possible to maximise flavour and quality. They also hand make their own sausage and bake their own pork pies. The farm shop stocks a huge array of the best local produce available. Visit www.whirlowhallfarm.org/farm-shop/farm-shop/
The family-run dairy business on the outskirts of Sheffield have been producing ice cream since 2007 and use fresh milk and cream, which is not done by many ice cream producers. They have a vending machine shop, which is open between 8am and 8pm everyday. It sell little tubs of ice cream with spoons and litre tubs. Visit http://www.ourcowmolly.co.uk/farm-shop/
Beanies is a busy wholefoods shop and greengrocers in Walkley and has been selling fresh produce since 1986. They sell fruit and vegetables (organic and non-organic), wholefoods, fresh bread, chilled and frozen produce, snacks and drinks, and continental and speciality foods, including gluten-free and dairy-free. All of the products they sell are vegetarian or vegan. Visit www.beanieswholefoods.co.uk/