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22 of the Best Cups of Coffee in Sheffield

Our society runs off it, we meet up with friends over it, romance over it, do business over it and it is arguably the most important meal of the day.

Sheffield is not short of places to get a cup of coffee, but how many of those places really do the humble bean justice? In order to help you navigate a city full of cafes and coffee houses here’s our guide to 22 of the best cups of coffee in Sheffield.


Bragazzis is something of an institution in Sheffield, having built up a reputation over the past decade, and it’s no wonder that regulars pack the place out every day.


Address: 224 – 226 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FL

Amici & Bici

A place to sit back and allow yourself to become absorbed into the cycling world. Amici and Bici offer a solution for everyone; whether you’re simply passing and need your coffee fix, or you’ve just finished punishing yourself in the Peak and require some much needed energy to get you up that last hill to home.


Address: 220 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FL
Offer: 20% Off

Somewhere else coffee

If you’re passing by or nipping to the post office why not pop in to the quirky Somewhere Else and enjoy their great coffee, great produce and most importantly their friendly service.  Then allow yourself to say these simple words…“I am glad we went Somewhere Else today”

Tea - Coffee

Address: 965 Ecclesall Road, S11 8TN
Offer: Food & Drink offers – See profile

Forge Bakehouse

Not only do they bake an exceedingly fine loaf but you’ll be hard pressed to find a better cup of the sweet golden nectar in Sheffield. After the move to the new shiny venue, Martha (Owner) called in the services of a long term friend and coffee aficionado Sam Binstead (owner of Upshot Espresso) to impart his years of skill and knowledge on the Forge team. This pairing was never going to disappoint!


Address: 302 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FL
Offer: Free BEER or soft drink with any pizza

Homemade by Thelmas

Our lasting impression is that Homemade by Thelma’s certainly lives up to its homely name and is one of the finest independent cafe’s Sheffield has to offer. So Whether you fancy a romantic evening meal or afternoon tea for two, head down and become a part of the family.


Address: No 4 Nether Edge Rd, S7 1RU
Offer: 15% off (Excludes burger & bistro nights)

Upshot Espresso

The guys at Upshot are single handedly making their mark on the Sheffield coffee scene, one delicious cup at a time. A little word of warning though…no matter how many YouTube tutorials you watch, you’ll never be able to recreate the latte art like Upshot!


Address: 355 Glossop Road, S10 2HP
Offer: 20% off guest espresso & single origin hand brewed coffee


When we stumbled in for the first time we thought we’d struck it lucky with such a gem. Being greeted by the smells of coffee, a delicious array of sandwiches and cakes as you walk through the door is no bad way to start.


Address: 22 Norfolk Row, S1 2PA

Tamper Coffee

Exploring the pot-holed streets of Sheffield on bike, bus or foot really makes you appreciate the character and great community that we are privileged to be a part of; Tamper Coffee is an example of one such community. It’s a hive of activity and creative energy that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for the day ahead, whatever it may hold! So why not pop down to Arundel Street or Westfield Terrace and become part their community.


Address: 149 Arundel Street, S1 2NU

Ink & Water

Much like us, Ink and Water are driven by supporting the little guy, and that’s why they use only locally sourced produce in their café. Their beans come from one of Sheffield’s oldest run family businesses, Pollard’s. On offer is an assortment of baked goods and tasty sandwiches, but the focus is most definitely on producing the perfect cup of coffee.


Address: West One Plaza, S1 4JB
Offer: 15% Off

The Summer House

There’s often more to coffee than meets the eye. It’s a drink we wake up too, meet up over, break up over and live our life with. And to us the Summer House is a trust companion to share some of those special moments with.


Address: 289a Abbeydale Road South, S17 3LB
Offer: 10% off Food & Drink

The Depot Bakery

The building mixes funky and fresh with industrial Sheffield perfectly; high ceilings, wooden communal benches and boho-chic make for a stylish place to grab your cup of coffee.


Address: 92 Burton Road, S3 8BX

The Rude Shipyard

With a reputation as one of Sheffield’s most intimate venues, the Rude Shipyard invites musicians and poets from all over the world to come and play in their front room. And what better way to enjoy your Rudie adventure than sitting down with a Pollards coffee and a good book off their shelves.


Address: 89 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FE
Offer: FREE regular hot drink with any meal or upgrade to a large for £1

Made by Jonty

There’s a reason why there are queues out the door near enough every day, so ignore that snooze button and get yourselves down to Jontys. You’ll thank us when you get through the door and you can smell the beautiful cakes and freshly ground coffee.


Address: 363 Sharrowvale Road, S11 8ZG
Offer: 1st side FREE when you order Eggs on toast


The Steamyard was the brain child of two close friends who shared a love (addiction) of coffee and the social aspects surrounding it. Steamyard is not just a business but a passion, a lifestyle and a place that the boys are extremely proud to own.


Address: Unit 1-2 Aberdeen Court, 97 Division St, S1 4GE
Offer: 10% Off Retail Area

Grind Cafe

We’d be remiss in listing the best places to enjoy coffee in Sheffield without a mention to the wonderful Grind Cafe in Kelham Island


Address: 3 Green Ln, S6 3AF

Motore Cafe

Motore’s custom Blend of hand-crafted coffee is served from a converted Piaggio APE Cart. They’re often hard guys to track down but give them a follow on @MotoreCafe to keep up with their movements on the Sheffield scene.


Address: Unknown!

Cafe #9

Cafe #9 is a unique experience that is hard to put into words. Hence why we’ll just leave you with this picture to entice you to explore for yourself.


Address: 9 Nether Edge Road, S7 1RU


Family-friendly and a haven for true coffee aficionados – a trip to Couch Coffee on Eccy road or Campo lane for brunch is definitely a trip well made!


Address: 29-31 Campo Lane, Sheffield

Twin Cafe

Twin cafe is one of those places that make you proud to say your from Sheffield! They sell delicious, high quality Nicaraguan coffee and their profits go towards helping young people in Sheffield and Nicaragua. Can’t argue with that!


Address: 18-20 Union Street, S1 2JR

Cafe Ceres

Ceres is a friendly, laid-back cafe/bistro situated on Hunters bar roundabout. They serve up lovely food and is home to a temperamental French chef (Their words not ours!). Due to it’s location this is by far one of the best venues to sit and watch the word go by or to do a spot of people watching.


Address: 85 Junction Road, S11 8XA

La Coppola

It’s a small but intimate Italian coffee shop. Whether you’re in a hurry and want to grab and go or sit back, sift through the paper and watch the world go by.


Address: 137 Oakbrook Road, Sheffield

Oakbrook Independent Coffee Co

Once upon a time this little gem on the corner was kept a secret from us by a coffee obsessed friend. He didn’t want us to write about it and make it busy or known! He wanted it all to himself and when you check out how good the coffee is you’ll understand why.


Address: 143a Oakbrook Road

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