The Arts Tower in Sheffield is a twenty story building belonging to University of Sheffield that was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, in June 1966. It is the second tallest building in Sheffield, and is a well known landmark for locals and university students alike. One of the noticeable elements of the Arts Tower is the Paternoster lift, which is a fascination for students and often talked about – and tried out - enthusiastically. Inside the Arts Tower there are many different departments covering all sorts of areas. Not only is it a popular place to meet outside or nearby due to its height and placement, it is also great for parents of University of Sheffield students who have lectures in the building who want to have a look, and the vast amount of rooms means it’s interesting to wander round. If you are visiting someone at University of Sheffield then it’s a good opportunity to go out for dinner and there are plenty of restaurants near Arts Tower. Why not try Loche Fyne which serves fresh and delicious seafood and is located just a few minutes walk from the city centre? Another restaurant nearby Arts Tower is Las Iguanas: offering up a wide variety of Latin American dishes alongside a busy and welcoming atmosphere means it’s popular with students. Cubana is also close and serves tapas for those wanting a Spanish meal. Sheffield has a great selection of restaurants close to Arts Tower Sheffield, and even if you do choose to go a bit farther out we’ve listed the nearest restaurants within a 15 mile radius. You can always book with us too, so you’re not searching for somewhere to eat, and we provide menus so you can get a feel for what type of cuisine you want.