Fat Cat (Kelham Island) | Sheffield - Central, South Yorkshire
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Fat Cat (Kelham Island)
Exceptional based on 32 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

23 Alma Street
Sheffield - Central, South Yorkshire England S3 8SA [ print map ]
01142 494801


Hours: Mo-Th 12-3, 5:30 -11, Fr&Sa 12-11, Sun 12-3, 7-10

Mayor: Leighton (2) | Taps: 10+ | Bottles: 40+

Fat Cat (Kelham Island)

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Beer Available At Fat Cat (Kelham Island) (arranged by most recent)
BAD Wild Gravity , Abbeydale Old Ale , Milestone Summer Breeze , Camerons Ebony Fall , Kelham Island Radar Men From The Moon , Kelham Island Best Bitter 40, Five Towns Lost Hope , Wilson Potter Rum in the Black , Kelham Island Mind Control , Kelham Island Gentlemen Death 75, Kelham Island Pale Rider 83, Hunterís Crispy Pig Apple Session Ale , Derby Mercia IPA , Kelham Island 20th Century Boy
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32 reviews for Fat Cat (Kelham Island)
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  73%
 Selection  73%
 Food  68%
 Value  79%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  83%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Bart  (108) Brussels, Belgium | May 6, 2013
Lovely small old-fashened English style pub not far from the center of Sheffield. Nice selection of tap beers of which a number of them change frequently. Bizar athmosphere but nice beers available. Definitly worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan  (52) , England | September 28, 2014
Traditional multi roomed boozer, visited on a Saturday evening and it was very busy, but still well worth the trek to the Northern part of Sheffield. Quite big beer garden, big selection of well kept cask beers. Friendly staff, ambience great.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub  (511) Banbury, England | August 13, 2014
Smallish pub in the valley of beer, one I remember fondly from years back. Quite an institution. There is a smaller range of beers than some but always seemingly in good nick. A must visit even for Sheffield.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
boropaul  (17) , England | July 20, 2014
A true gem, first proper pub in Sheffield and a total institution for real ale drinkers, always very busy, even the beer garden gets full, cheap home cooked food and a curry night compliments good value beers. Can find obscure hard to find micros in here, handpump only but a few German pilsners on draught. Steven and assistant manager Diane have been there since it opened in 1981, very helpful too
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken  (183) Tokyo, Japan | December 31, 2013
Traditional boozer with a decent selection. Prices and food were good. When we went on a Monday afternoon between Xmas and New Year it was surprisingly busy. Worth a stop for a beer or two. Maybe not so exciting if you are looking for modern styles of beers, but good place for some traditional cask offerings.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
b727trijet  (325) Isleworth, England | December 13, 2013
A wide variety of real ales from a tiny bar. Although multi roomed it still feels cramped wherever you are!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Yves  (19) Turnhout, Belgium | August 23, 2013
Nice small and also odd pub near the centre of Sheffield. Good selection of tap beers. Worth a visit when in Sheffield.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey  (418) Croydon, England | May 8, 2013
Great old-fashioned mutli-room corner pub located in the North of central Sheffield. Itís a traditional establishment with the focus on local ales at great prices. The beer styles on offer were fairly restrained (bitter, golden & mild etc) but well kept and rather quaffable. Great to see a big stack of pork-pies at the bar as well! Friendly atmosphere and good service. Didnít eat there, but the food look very good value indeed. A great boozer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
jackl  (416) Charlottesville, Virginia | March 11, 2013
This place is something of an institution, so it was cool to finally be able to visit. Pretty traditional interior. Thereís a number of different rooms with an upstairs seating area and a back garden (it was baltic outside, so I refrained from checking it out). Plenty of staff were working behind the bar, so it didnít take long to get served. The cask options are plentiful (perhaps 10 or so). Kelham Island beers featured in great numbers. The selection was pretty traditional, but a number of different styles were represented. The beer was all in good condition. Apparently they do decent food here, but I didnít check it out. The prices are unbelievably cheap. Overall, a really nice place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jmgreenuk  (176) The Hague, Netherlands | October 22, 2012
I loved my visit to the Fat Cat. The ale selection was superb and there were many beers iíve never even heard of before on tap. Great service too and wifi for rating! Check out the pork pies if there are any left and ask for the fruity brown sauce. That went down very nicely with a few beers. A must visit, along with Kelham Island, if in Sheffield.

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