Right in the centre of Sheffield, SMOKE Barbecue is close to the Millenium Gallery and a perfect pit stop if you’re out exploring the city. Nearby Sheffield Hallam University, it’s a great place for students to fill up before heading into the city for drinks. If you’re after some relaxation, head to the Peace Gardens before you visit.
Housed in a modern building with the appearance of a sculptural instillation, this restaurant is contemporary and chic. The industrial theme of the exterior continues once inside, with exposed brick walls and a concrete colour scheme. Dark wood tables and metal chairs fill the spacious venue. Watch the chefs work from your table with the open kitchen or for privacy, ask to be seated in a booth and look up at the balloons held in nets above your table. The décor here is unique and sure to impress.
Meaty barbecue dishes are the speciality here, with meat sourced from Sykes House Farm, ensuring quality produce. The short menu offers plenty of enticing dishes, from 100% prime beef burgers. Order the favourite Pulled Pork Burger and sample a succulent burger topped with smoked pulled pork and plenty of cheese. For vegetarians, a halloumi cheese burger or a spicy bean chilli are on the menu, offering fun dishes even if you don’t fancy meat, catering well to groups. A choice of meats are on the menu, from barbecued chicken to hot link sausages and a unique turkey leg for those who want something out of the ordinary. Served with loads of chips, these dishes are definitely substantial. If you’re after a real challenge, order the Man Vs Food plate and attempt to devour a huge burger, tonnes of chips and two pints of milkshake, great entertainment and sure to fill even the hungriest tummy. The drinks menu has exciting cocktails alongside a choice of beers and wines, with enough options for any preference.
SMOKE Barbecue in Sheffield is a great place to get together with friends and enjoy some American food and inventive cocktails. Visit before heading for more drinks or pop by in the day if you’re nearby.