Sheffield has a strong rep for street food, yet another indicator of the city’s thriving independent scene. Beyond designated street food destinations like food halls, Cutlery Works, Kommune and Sheffield Plate, and the legendary monthly Peddler Night Market, you’ll also find a host of amazing foodie delights in smaller diners, bars and pubs across the city.
From juicy burgers and crispy fried chicken to burritos and boa buns, not forgetting some indulgent vegan delights too, read on for some of the city’s street food highlights…
Sheffield's original food hall and one of the of the largest food halls in the North of England! Winner of 'Best Food Hall in the UK' at the British Street Food awards in both 2022 & 2023, Cutlery is a hive of foodie businesses under one roof offering an eclectic mix of flavours from across the globe.
Bringing together some of the most exciting independent kitchens and traders from across the country, Kommune is a social all-day dining experience, situated in a unique Grade II listed building in Sheffield's city centre.
Sheffield's newest food hall experience, with six street food vendors serving food from around the world including Sri Lanka, Romania, Peru, Thailand and Portugal. Find it in Orchard Square in the heart of the city centre
While food halls offer an array of vendors to peruse in one place, there are plenty found in smaller venues too, serving tasty street food style dishes out of their kitchens packed with flavours from around the world.
One of the pioneers of Sheffield's street food scene! Street Food Chef's burritos are a firm favourite with many in the city.
Serving pizza, Nashville hot chicken, poutine and more from their suntrap cocktail terrace, above Orchard Square in Sheffield city centre.
Famous for their fried chicken and waffles! Lucky Fox brings an American-style diner vibe to Sheffield's Division Street, without the cheesy 1950s cliches.
While plenty of places now offer veggie/vegan options, there's a couple of street food kitchens in Sheffield that really excel in this field.
One of Sheffield's best kept secrets according to Creative Tourist, Dumpling City have earned "phenomenal word-of-mouth among vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike"! They don't just serve dumplings either, but offer a wide range of delicious Chinese and East Asian-inspired small plates. You'll find them at The Old Workshop in Kelham Island and The Tramshed in Meersbrook.
Coming from the same team behind popular V|OR|V (Sheffield's first fully meat-free licensed restaurant), V or V Grill House serve up veggie and vegan kebabs & small pates, championing locally sourced vegetables to recreate tasty Middle-Eastern flavours. Look out for them serving at many of the Sheffield's market events.
One for falafel fans! Humpit have been based in Sheffield City Centre since 2016, serving their signature warm pitas, falafels, hummus platters and colourful salads. Expect to queue around lunchtime, but it's worth it.
Owned by Oli Sykes, frontman of band Bring Me The Horizon and a passionate vegan, Church is a 100% vegan bar and restaurant in Kelham Island, serving up loaded waffle fries, hot dogs, burgers and more.