It’s been a long time since Sheffield was the ‘Steel City’ and whilst many of the original buildings still remain; the city centre has undergone a drastic change and is now, among other things, a student hotspot, tourist destination and a shopping mecca whilst also offering one of the most varied and exciting restaurant scenes imaginable. Whether you’re out with friends, colleagues or family, we can’t recommend enough the fantastic tapas restaurants that are scattered across the city.
Tapas restaurants in Sheffield are renowned for their relaxed atmosphere and provide the perfect backdrop for everything from chilling out after a stressful week at work to casual business lunches and need-to-impress first dates. Tapas is best defined as the tradition of enjoy small portions of different dishes and finger foods. Eating tapas is an informal act that encourages conversation and interaction between people making it perfect for groups.
Not to be confused with a main meal created from loads of smaller dishes, you start eating tapas and don’t finish until you feel full – a concept that many of will instantly get on board with. Typically a selection of different dishes are ordered for the table and once they have been consumed you simply keep on ordering as and when you feel like having a little nibble. The important thing to remember about tapas is that it is not a type of food. Anything can be considered tapas from a bowl of almonds or olives to paella, little pieces of cheese served on bread or prawns with aioli; as long as it is small and are accompanied by drinks.
Whether you’ve been enjoying tapas for as long as you can remember or its your first time hunting down this illusive cuisine, Go dine are here to help you find the perfect tapas restaurant in Sheffield for your occasion. From Pan-Mediterranean to South American and Cuban tapas – you’ll find it all right here. To help you make your decision that bit easier we’ve also collected each restaurants menus as well as photos, offers and reviews so you can book in confidence!
Did you know? Tapas is also the name of a film directed and written by Jose Corbacho and Juan Cruz and it shows the different relationships between people who frequent the neighbourhood tapas bar.