Shakespeare’s Ale & Cider House | Sheffield - Kelham Island, South Yorkshire
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Shakespeare’s Ale & Cider House
Excellent based on 12 ratings
Type: Bar

146-148 Gibralter St
Sheffield - Kelham Island, South Yorkshire England S3 8UB [ print map ]
(0114) 275 595

Hours: 12-23

Mayor: Garrold (7) | Taps: 8 + 5 keg | Bottles: some

Shakespeare’s Ale & Cider House

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Beer Available At Shakespeare’s Ale & Cider House (arranged by most recent)
The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Summit 95, Imperial Wipeout , Hopcraft Something Must Break , Redwillow Faithless XL , Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA 95, Schneider Weisse Heimat-Weisse 83, Green Flash Hop Head Red (2014-) 97, Jack’s Abby Hoponius Union 98, Moor Envy 61, Arbor Triple Hop #19 Cascade-Chinook-Galaxy , Bridestones / Steel City So Craft It Hurts (vanilla) , Bridestones / Steel City So Craft It Hurts (cherry) , The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Mosaic 91, North Riding Chelan Bravo Amarillo , Welbeck Abbey Priesthills Raspberry Wheat , Fernandes Columbus , Abbeydale West Coast Pale , Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Amarillo Single Hop 82, Revolutions / Tyne Bank Communiqué 61, Little Ale Cart Kazbek
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12 reviews for Shakespeare’s Ale & Cider House
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  82%
 Selection  80%
 Food N/A 
 Value  81%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

Brugmansia  (463) Jylland, Denmark | February 18, 2015
Visited february 2015 with beery friends. Oldstyle, large multi roomed pub, within walking distance from the station, not to difficult to find. Really liked the room with the big " Bornholmer ". Cosy amosphere and helpfull staff. Good selection of beers both on cask and kegs, served in good condition. Few bottles as well. For sure worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v  (111) Lille, France | November 12, 2014
Visited the 8th November 2014. Really nice place near to the centre of Sheffield. The outside is a little bit sadly but inside the ambiance is cool. Really strange pub by the design, it’s look like a house. The selection is great and the price is smart. About the ambiance, the pub is less noisy than the Kelham Island, really less! Good feeling inside with the people and the staff is really amazing. Friendly and helpful. The place is little bit dirty but it’s ok. Good place in Sheffield.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub  (536) Banbury, England | August 13, 2014
It didn’t look like much from the outside, despite the imposing size of the place, but once inside you know that you are in somewhere pretty special. Not that you can see a lot initially as there is a gentle darkness to the place. Once your eye’s have adjusted and you take in the lengthy row of handpulls and fonts and the lovely barmaid ready and willing to take you through the different beers available, you know that you are in a good spot. Excellent pub.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
boropaul  (17) , England | May 21, 2014
Best ran Sheffield alehouse by miles. Great, well kept, real ales from all over UK and, recently added couple of European craft beers and always an American craft on the keg too. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, really friendly pub, super value prices. It does get busy On Saturday night
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
b727trijet  (342) Isleworth, England | December 13, 2013
Regularly changing guest cask beers from all over the country, argualbly the best pub in Sheffield for obscure beers / new ticks. When not busy the staff kindly offer cellar runs on top of the good choice!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
T_i_B  (27) , England | July 2, 2013
Lots of good cask ale, often with an emphasis on the pale & hoppy, some decent bottles and the occasional interesting keg beer. The service is outstanding, I’ve always found Shakespeare’s very friendly. The decor might be a down at heel for some but for me this is one of the very best pubs in town.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
jackl  (501) Charlottesville, Virginia | March 11, 2013
Located just a minute or so from the Kelham Island Tavern on what has to be one of the best pub crawl routes in England. The ambiance is a little less inviting than other pubs in the area. The seating’s a bit awkward. There’s no carpets, not much in the way of decoration. This place used to put on a lot of noise/experiemental gigs, it retains a stripped-down vibe. The selection’s pretty big, well-curated. There were about 8-10 cask options plus a few beers on keg. Plenty of local stuff plus some arcane options from around England. The service was decent. The prices are great, quite cheap indeed. Overall, this place lacks the charm of a pub like the Kelham Island Tavern, but it still has a worthy selection of ales.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk  (198) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | October 21, 2012
A little walk from the city centre but well worth the effort. A lovely oak panelled bar is the centrepiece of this old city pub that probably hasn't changed much in a hundred years. Great real selection with nine cask beers plus a collection of kegs for the non-believers. It's really great sitting in the front bar watching the sun shine through the lovely leaded windows. There's free wifi and sandwiches/nuts/crisps too, but no kitchen. A really awesome little boozer for the beer lover! Thanks to the person who first added this place because without you we would never have found it.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
deanso  (349) the Hague, Netherlands | October 21, 2012
lots of handpumps and 1 keg. Good selection of local brews and some foreign beers. Fat Cat and Kelham Island are better but it’s still a nice pitstop
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
DanielBrown  (285) Birmingham (via Leicester), England | May 6, 2012
Old skool boozer, which was smartly preserved and modernised, sort of, with a range of beer paraphenalia on the walls. Good cask choices and fascinating multi room layout. Another beautiful pub on the Valley of Beer crawl. Not far from Fat Cat, Harlequin and Wellington.

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