Top 8 Ecclesall Road Pubs Revealed

Ecclesall Road is the street on everyone’s lips and is a must visit if you’re looking for somewhere to head to for a cocktail or a pint.

To help you out with the best venues to head to, we’ve listed the best pubs on this lively street within our guide – you’re welcome!

Thankfully, whilst living in our Sheffield student accommodation you won’t be far from all the action on Ecclesall Road.

So, check out our post now to discover your new drinking spot for you and your flatmates.

Let’s get the party started…

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1. The Beer House

Kickstarting our guide to Ecclesall Road pubs is The Beer House, an intimate hangout which is perfect for students looking for a watering hole to go to with their mates.

Crowned as Sheffield’s first micropub, this place offers a huge range of craft beers and gin for you to choose from.

If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy a few drinks and relish in the sunshine, their outdoor seating area is top notch.

Even better, if you head down on a Wednesday you can get involved with their weekly pub quiz for just £1.

We must say, don’t go to this place with the idea of grabbing a few cocktails, it’s a traditional pub which specialises in beer so if that’s your tipple of choice, head down!


Address: 623 Ecclesall Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8PT

2. The Nursery Tavern

Possibly one of the most popular spots for students on Eccy Road is The Nursery Tavern. 

If you’re after somewhere to watch some live sports, listen to some live music and get the good vibes flowing be sure to take a trip here.

With a huge variety of different drinks on the menu from cocktails to gins to beers and ciders, you’ll be spoilt for choice at this boozer.

They even offer a stellar menu of pub grub to choose between if you’re feeling hungry.

Whether it’s a katsu chicken curry, a cheesy sourdough pizza or even a gourmet burger, you have everything you could want at this venue.

You can cheers to the good times and make the most of the amazing student deals like their 2 for £10 cocktail deal – no complaints there really!

They’re said to have the best beer garden in Sheffield but, we’ll let you be the judge of that one.



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Address: 276 Ecclesall Rd, South Yorkshire, Sheffield S11 8PE

3. The Portland House

This buzzing stretch of Sheffield is home to many pubs with one of the best spots for locals and students alike being The Portland House.

With a laid back vibe and friendly staff, you won’t find a more welcoming spot to enjoy a few drinks with your pals.

Whether you’re looking for an evening hangout spot or somewhere to head to after a busy day of lectures, this place won’t disappoint with a great selection of beers and cocktails for you to enjoy.

They even offer gluten free beer and live music, is there anything they don’t have?

It’s a little pricier than other pubs on the street but nonetheless, it’s worth taking a visit if you’re in the area!


Address: 286 Ecclesall Rd, Broomhall, Sheffield S11 8PE

4. The Sheaf Island

You can’t go wrong with a J D Wetherspoon pub, can you?

With cheap prices to suit your student budget, plenty of indoor and outdoor seating as well as a huge drinks choice The Sheaf Island is the place to be.

You can sip on cocktails, real ales, craft beers, spirits, pitchers, whatever tickles your fancy, they’ll have it here.

Of course as with any Spoons, you can feast upon some delicious pub grub which is available all day.

From burgers to pizzas to fish and chips, the menu is huge and caters for all dietary requirements.

The best part is, you don’t need to spend any time waiting at the bar, you can get your bevvie ordered straight to you by using the app – let the good times commence!

This place is lively and always bustling with people.

So, if you’re on the hunt for cheap pubs in this student spot, be sure to check it out.



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Address: Ward’s Brewery, Ecclesall Rd, Sheffield S11 8HW 

5. The Lost & Found Sheffield

Set inside a stunning botanical inspired venue, The Lost & Found Sheffield is for sure one to head to whilst out and about on Ecclesall Road.

Their all day dining and drinks menu offers up a superb collection of cocktails, beers, wines, ciders and gin for you to choose between.

If you’re someone who loves a bottomless brunch (don’t we all) they offer a stellar deal for £35.

You can make the most of unlimited Aperol Spritz, Prosecco, Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Green Machine or Strawberry and Cucumber Fizz as well as feasting upon a delicious brunch plate.

They’re open 7 days a week from 12pm until 11pm.

So, you’ll have plenty of time to take a visit and see what it’s all about for yourself!


Address:  516 Ecclesall Rd, Broomhall, Sheffield S11 8PY

6. The Ecclesall Ale Club

When it comes to Ecclesall Road pubs, you can’t go wrong with The Ale Club, it’s somewhere you’re guaranteed to experience quality.

Not only is it a cosy little pub ideal for drinking some pints with your pals, it’s also a bottle shop so you can stock up your beer fridge back at your student flat.

It’s smaller than your average drinking den, but nonetheless it’s the place to be if you are a fan of craft ale and real ale.

This tap room also does a general knowledge pub quiz with a bar tab for the winning team so, be sure to give it a go!



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Address: 429 Ecclesall Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8PG

7. The Itchy Pig Banner Cross

The Itchy Pig Banner Cross is an award winning boozer on Ecclesall Road, sister pub to the original Itchy Pig at Broomhill.

This little gem is the perfect place to drop in for a few drinks, especially if you’re wanting to do a pub crawl of Eccy Road!

They offer a great selection of beers from around the country and a chilled out atmosphere which is just what you need after a day at uni.

Considering they’ve only been open just short of a year, they’ve sure built up a reputation for themselves.

Go check it out and see what the vibe is like!


Address: 946 Ecclesall Rd, Sheffield S11 8TR

8. Porter Brook

No matter what day of the week it is or what time it is, you can count on Porter Brook for a boozy one.

This great pub is open from the early afternoon until midnight every day of the week, so if a night out is what you’re after, take a trip down.

With student friendly deals, table service ordering through the app, a menu offering traditional British pub food and all your classic drink choices, we don’t think this place could get any more appealing.

They even have live sports showings so you can watch a match on the big screen.

Or, just sit and chill as the eclectic mixture of clientele makes the atmosphere at this place spot on.

So don’t waste any time, pop in for yourself!



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Address: 565 Ecclesall Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8QH

We hope you found our suggestions for the best pubs on Ecclesall Road useful.

Rest assured, you’re guaranteed a night like no other when heading down to this street.

You could even do a pub crawl of all of these Ecclesall Road pubs we’ve mentioned!

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