These are the 30 best pubs in Sheffield according to the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2020

With so many pubs in and around Sheffield, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice.

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 12:52 pm
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Luckily, that’s where the CAMRA Good Beer Guide steps in. These are the 30 best pubs in Sheffield according to their 2020 – to make picking the next pub for your pint that little bit easier.

CAMRA awarded The Bath Hotel a Conservation Design Award for its careful restoration of the original 1930s interior. The pub usually serves three Thornbridge beers alongside three guests worth trying.
The Devonshire Cat has an impressive 100 beers on offer from around the world and 12 handpumps - so you're spoiled for choice. It's operated by Abbeydale Brewery and there are usually a few of their beers available.

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This former bank has been a pub for around 20 years and was acquired by Camerons Brewery in 2015. It's comprised of a large single room with a separate seating area at the rear and an outside area.
The challenging Thursday pub quiz is recommended by CAMRA at this traditional pub, which has scarcely changed in 60 years. The walls are adorned with picture of bombers as a tribute to former landlord and pilot Joe Fagan.
Three different beers regularly rotate at this Tudor pub which was once the hunting lodge for the nearby Sheffield castle. It holds the impressive title as the oldest domestic building and is included on city ghost tours.
The Red Deer is described by CAMRA as a genuine, traditional Sheffield local with an impressive range of eight cask beers with five guest ales. You'll also fine continental bottled beers and meals on offer.
Found in the Cultural Industries Quarter of the city, this pub has a cosy and comfortable interior with lots of pictures of old Sheffield pubs lining the walls. It serves six changing beers sourced regionally.
A great place to stop before catching your train, this pub was once the First Class refreshment room for Sheffield midland Station. It's been subject to an award-winning restoration and serves nine rotating beers.
For those looking for something a little more modern, Bar Stewards is the answer. It's a modern bottle shop with four cask beers and a good range of keg beers, bottles and cans from independent breweries.
CAMRA calls this the pub that started the real ale revolution in the surrounding area - so well worth a visit for ale fans. You'll find beers from around the country served here alongside some Kelham Island Brewery beers.
The Harlequin takes its name from a former pub which used to be around the corner. It's operated by Exit 33 Brewing and has two regular and usually four beers from the brewery on offer. You'll also find guests from far-flung places.
Awarded CAMRA National Pub of the Year twice, this is a must for pub and beer lovers. On offer is an impressive range of beers. including a stout, porter and mild from the pub's twelve handpumps.
A pleasant pub by the River Don, this pub is largely open plan though with a separate room to the right of the front entrance. Regular beers from owners True North are accompanied by guest ales which regularly rotate.
This pub reopened following a refurbishment in 2011 and has eight handpumps which have featured over 5000 different beers over the last seven years.There are also over 100 whiskies on offer.
Part of the small Sheaf Inns group of pubs, The Wellington is the brewery tap for Neepsend Brewery which is located nearby. The pub itself is cosy and handpumps serve at least three Neepsend beers.
You'll get some good exercise walking up the steep hill to this pub, which has been restored without ridding itself of too many Victorian features. It's community run and has probably the largest selection of whiskies in the city.
This is a friendly pub which serves as the tap for the nearby Sheffield Brewery. There are at least six guest beers also on offer from independent breweries across the nation. It has a lovely beer garden overlooking the River Don.
The original 1936 floor plan makes this pub a delight to be in, with distinctive colourful exterior tiles and a gilmours-branded doorstep. Six changing beers - often including Castle Rock - are on offer here.
This is a multi-room pub with a cosy and friendly atmosphere inside. CAMRA says there's a wide range of high-quality drinks, including five changing handpulled beers.
This pub has a well deserved reputation for quality food alongside nine cask ales. This includes beers from owners True North and a large range of bottled beers.
Head to the Brothers Arms for a traditional local with a cosy feel. Music is hosted every Monday evening and the bar has eight real ales with two regular beers and six changing guests. A real cider is also usually on offer.
The White Lion is a lovely Grade II-listed pub which has been refurbished well. It's got a wide selection of cask-conditioned beers alongside a great selection of whiskies. There's always a vegan option on cask.
This is a busy micropub which is popular on the Ecclesall Road social scene while also being near to the peaceful botanical gardens. It has a cosy interior and offers expert advice on beer selection.
Another great beer spot on Ecclesall Road, The Beer House was Sheffield's first micropub and has six handpumps serving a range of beers - often locally sourced.
Known locally as the tardis, this pub is run by Thornbridge Brewery and offers five locally sourced, rotating beers. It has a courtyard drinking area with amble seating.
A cosy and friendly atmosphere make this micropub stand out as a great place to try one of the Itchy Pig's five changing beers.
This pub is run by local brewer Abbeydale and offers ten changing beers which are usually locally-sourced. Quizzes are on Sunday and Wednesday evenings, and the Sunfest beer festival is in July.
This impressive-looking building is owned by the University of Sheffield and has an open plan lounge with a bar within. Guest beers are often local and the University Arms hosts regular beer festivals too.
This is a privately owned hotel which offers a varied range of beer from independent breweries. CAMRA also recommends the regular themed events, Tuesday quiz and live music.
Seven regionally-sourced local beers are on offer at this real ale oasis alongside international beers, malt whiskies and a real cider.