Sheffield Wednesday fans have no shortage of great pubs at which to gather for a drink before or after matches at Hillsborough stadium.
We’ve put together this photo gallery showing some of the best pubs close to the stadium, according to Google reviews, where Owls supporters can enjoy a pre or post-match pint. Many of the pubs featured also have big screens showing the football, making them a good option for following the action and soaking up the atmosphere when you’re not able to make it to away games.
Whether you just want to be as close as possible to Hillsborough Stadium, you want the best atmosphere, the tastiest food and drinks or a nice beer garden, there’s something for everyone in this list.
5. Old Crown Inn
The Old Crown Inn is one of the closest pubs to Hillsborough Stadium, making it a popular choice for Sheffield Wednesday fans on match days. Situated on Penistone Road, it has a beer garden, shows live sports on TV and serves real ales and delicious food. It has a 4.2-star rating on Google reviews, with one punter calling it an 'absolutely brilliant place' which has a great karaoke and disco night.
Old Crown Inn, 710 Penistone Road, Sheffield S6 2DF Photo: Google
6. Hillsborough Tap
The Hillsborough Tap, on Langsett Road, Hillsborough, specialises in cask and craft ales. It hosts a music quiz every Wednesday, with other events ranging from live comedy to whisky tasting. It has a 4.1-star rating on Google reviews, with one punter calling it a 'lovely venue' and another noting how it has the 'friendliest staff'.
Hillsborough Tap, 572-576 Langsett Rd, Sheffield S6 2LX Photo: Google
7. The Riverside
Located in the heart of Hillsborough, beside the River Loxley on Walkley Lane, The Riverside pub is another popular choice for Sheffield Wednesday fans on match days. It is a Craft Union pub which is pet-friendly, shows a variety of sports on its HD screens and has an outside area. There's also a dartboard and live entertainment. The Riverside has a four-star rating on Google reviews, with one satisfied customer writing: "Very reasonably priced drinks staff very polite and friendly."
The Riverside, 383 Walkley Lane, Hillsborough, Sheffield S6 2PB Photo: Google
8. The Queens Ground
The Queens Ground, on Langsett Road, Hillsborough, is another good option for Owls fans on match days, or any other day. It describes itself as a 'fantastic traditional pub' which is just a short walk from Hillsborough Stadium. It has a beer garden, shows live sports on TV and hosts events including a weekly quiz. If you don't fancy the trip home after a midweek match, you can even spend the night in one of the rooms there. It has an impressive 4.4-star rating on Google reviews, with one fan describing how it's 'on my list of new favourite places'. Photo: Google