Our private dining recommendations are all centrally located and within walking distance of our main conference venues and hotels. Enquire with us for further details – some will also allow you to take over the whole space.

Recommended venues

Cambridge St Collective

OPENING IN SPRING 2024.  Cambridge Street Collective (CSC) – a ‘one of a kind’ foodie destination to meet, eat, and share. One of the biggest social hotspots in Sheffield and the biggest purpose built food hall in Europe.

Cambridge Street Collective offers a unique dining experience. Able to cater for events ranging from 30 people to 1200 people. Guests can choose from 18 different kitchens, 4 bars and 2 roof top terraces. Enjoy flavours from around the world, all under one roof and showcasing the best of local street food. 

Covers: 1200 guests

Private dining: Spaces available vary

07880 983412

Cutlery Works

Voted: The BEST Food Hall in the UK – British Street Food Awards 2022

Cutlery Works is a popular food hall in the Kelham Island area of Sheffield.  There's something for everyone, with food and drinks hailing from across the globe.  Mix and match from their hand-picked vendors to create your own incredible food journey.  Private dining can be offered in different areas of the hall depending on numbers so you are advised to get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Covers 600

Private Dining: On request.

07880 983 412

A view inside Cutlery Works: there are people sat at tables eating, chatting and having a good time. The ceiling is festooned with twinkling fairy lights.

Crystal

Situated in the heart of Sheffield City Centre, Crystal was designed and built on and around the Courtyard of the old Cutlery & Scissor factory on Carver Street & Carver Lane and the building dates back to the 19th Century. Its innovative design incorporates elements of old and new; and with much of the original building and its quirky features remaining, Crystal offers a truly unique setting for a fantastic event. At Crystal, they pride themselves on providing a successful and creative venue to host a wide range of events and functions ranging from intimate celebrations to large corporate events.

Capacity

Main Room – 450 (Standing), 60 (Seating Food)
House of Gin – 150 (Standing), 20 (Seating Food)
House of Hugo (2 Rooms) 150 (Standing), 40 (Seating Food)

0114 272 5926

Interior shot of Crystal.

Cubana

Sample the authentic Cuban surroundings, unique Cuban ambience & welcoming Latino vibe at one of Sheffield's best restaurants. Mix this together with the delicious Spanish/South American cuisine and the best in Latin music - all the right ingredients for a quality evening.  

Covers: 120

Private Dining: up to 32 

0114 276 0475

Inox

Launching a new taster ‘Small Plates’ menu from September, Inox is currently open for pre-arranged dining, networking, and meetings.  Committed to sourcing the finest local produce available in Yorkshire, Inox also offers a fantastic flexible space for large or small groups.

Covers: 70     

Private Dining: 200

0114 222 6043

Jöro

An urban restaurant which has a close bond with nature, local farms, hunters and foragers, and the vibe of the city and its people. They focus on using hyper seasonal ingredients and locally sourced foods. At Jöro they serve their food in the form of lots of small plates allowing you to have as little or as much as you want. Various tasting menus are available. The wine and drinks menu is compiled of some incredible small and rare producers.

Covers: 44     

Private Dining: 8

0114 299 1539

Kommune

Kommune is a food hall bringing together some of the most exciting independent kitchens and traders from across the country. Kommune is a social all-day dining and retail experience situated in a unique Grade II listed building at the very heart of Sheffield.  Currently there are 9 street food vendors, coffee shop and a dessert shop.  The type of food available is defined by the food vendors.  There are two options for food service: either guests order food individually as they arrive from a vendor of their choice or food is pre-ordered and served as a buffet.

Covers: 300

Private Dining: 60

07915 195321

Manahatta

A glamorous New York inspired cocktail bar with an exciting party vibe, located in the heart of Sheffield. They offer gorgeous cocktails, a stunning food menu and the best bottomless brunch in Sheffield.

  • Full Venue hire for up to 450 guests
  • Soho Bar – Private upstairs bar accommodating up to 60 guests (with direct access to our terrace)
  • Queens – Semi-Private dining for up to 10 guests seated, 20 standing
  • Brooklyn – Private dining space up to 10 guests seated, 15 standing (TV/HDMI available)

0114 308 9000

Piccolino

Piccolino is committed to serving seasonally inspired cooking and providing great service in superbly designed restaurants, each with its own individually distinct characteristics. The experienced team of chefs prepare all the dishes in the restaurants daily from scratch, using carefully sourced ingredients.

Covers: 110 (+ 80 terrace)

Private Dining: 60

0114 275 2698 

Pina

Specialising in authentic Mexican street food, tequila and mezcal! You can hire the full venue for up to 120 guests with flexible seating arrangements or the Mezzanine for up to 35 guests.  Great for socialising; serving up tacos and slinging margaritas ’til the early hours. 

Capacity: 120 guests

07523 152727

Pitcher and Piano

Welcoming you from day to night with a sophisticated escape suited for every occasion.  Whether it’s bubbles over brunch or a relaxed Sunday roast, after work drinks or a night to remember -this venue has been carefully crafted to bring you something wonderfully unique. The main restaurant can be hired privately, plus there is a space upstairs for a smaller private gathering.

 

Covers: 100  

Private Dining: 100

0114 303 4840

Silversmiths

Silversmiths ethos is to select the best Yorkshire produce, support regional farmers and bring their customers a true field to plate experience. 100% of their suppliers are Yorkshire based and 60% are Sheffield based. The restaurant thinks in seasonal terms which means their menus change daily.

 

Covers: 60 

Private Dining: from 30

0114 270 6160

Smoke Barbecue

If you like meat that has been smoked then barbecued on the open fire pit you are in the right place! The food is served on metal plates; the kind you imagine in the lap of a cattle hand around the camp fire, circa 1880. The food is tasty and plentiful, just like you would get in the deep depths of Texas. Everything about Smoke Barbecue  is in the focus on simple things done well, and it is Sheffield’s authentic taste of America!

Covers: 130

Private Dining: from 24

0114 331 0331

The Adelphi

The Adelphi, at the Crucible Theatre, is a contemporary, bright and airy function space, great for private dining in the heart of the city centre. With a floor to ceiling glass exterior it has an unrivalled panoramic view onto Tudor Square. The Theatres also offer the foyer space as an ideal space for a drinks reception.

Private Dining: 66

0114 201 3850

The Botanist

It started with a seed, an idea to create a secret garden of food and drink. A place where antiquities and trinkets hang from the walls, and resident botanists craft unusual concoctions. Some arrive for the live music, some for the conversation; but here at The Botanist, all can enjoy a wondrous occasion.

Covers: 121 

Private Dining: 121

0114 273 7855

The Chimney House

Perched on the historic waterways of Kelham Island, Sheffield, The Chimney House is the location for the ultimate in Private Dining. Revel in the delight of having your event planned to perfection. They will host your guests in the ambiently beautiful surrounds of this historic building with stacks and stacks of candles, English florals, hedgerow finds & fine food selected from the seven hills of Sheffield. Make your choice from the Sharing Tables, House Feasts, Laden Tables or Great Northern Pies. They provide a beautiful dining experience – one which is ultimately private and chic with amazing quality. Food is created by award winning chefs, all of their food is grown and sourced locally, and made fresh in their kitchens; from vegetables, breads and pastry, thorough to pies, sauces, preserves and own cured meats and fish.

Covers: 20 – 50

Private Dining: 50

0114 276 7885

The Forum Kitchen + Bar

by True North Brew Co

Located in the city centre, The Forum Kitchen and Bar is an ideal venue for your mid-week martini meet-ups or exclusive corporate events which call for something more stylish.  The versatile spaces provide a unique venue for your event with multiple packages available.

Covers 150

Private dining:  On request

True North Brew Co have 13 venues across Sheffield (and Barnsley) offering plenty of choice for your event.

0114 280 8227

The Furnace

The Furnace offers a real taste of Sheffield.  It’s a melting pit, forged from the elements that make our city unique.  Where industrial heritage, meets modern design.  Where local ingredients are cast into new, imaginative menus. From laid back lunches, to late night drinks and the best live music.

The dining room accommodates 140 people but can be divided to cater for smaller groups (80 in the Lovetot Parlour and 55 in The Melting Pot Lounge.  There is also small private dining room for 35 people.  With so much space and flexibility, plus a fantastic, creative menu this will undoubtedly impress your guests.  The fabulous Terrace and Fire Pit can again be divided for smaller groups or the whole space can seat 120 guests – perfect all year round.

Covers: 140

Private Dining: Private Dining Room 35
Main Dining Room 140 (Lovetot Parlour 80, The Melting Pot 55)
The Terrace and Fire Pit 120 seated.

0114 479 7980

The Mowbray

Sheffield’s first Feasting Hall, The Mowbray, is a popular private events space for 200+ guests. Housed in an iconic building restored from 1889 their aim is to inspire you with hospitality, great food, drink, architecture, and design.

Expect a visual delight as well as a taste sensation! The Kitchen is at the heart and soul of The Mowbray. They have developed their own feasting style - ‘Grand Dining’ - that suits every occasion. They are proud champions of local and regional ingredients and forage, bake, make, cure, pickle and preserve their way through each month and season.

Private Dining: 160 seated or upto 250 if grazing and roaming.

0114 276 7885

A table at The Mowbray full of food and wine.

A full list of restaurants, both in the city centre and further afield, can also be found here.

Other great restaurants

Other great restaurants in the city centre if there are just a few of you getting together and you don't need private hire are:

Ego

Ego is all about bringing you the best of the varied flavours from the Mediterranean countries, in a fresh, modern environment with warm friendly service and outstanding value. The restaurant is individually designed and operated by brilliant people with the emphasis on quality food and service, entertainment and local community.

Covers: 125

0114 278 2004 

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