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23 Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8SA, England
+44 (0)114 249 4801
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Proper pub, proper beer !

Spent a nice half an hour in here on a very busy Saturday night. The beer we had was good - particularly the Pale Rider . It was rather cramped because it is so popular - although I noticed there is quite a bit of space outside which would make it easier in warm weather ,but not in February !... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
GeorgeandVerity
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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  • Late Night
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Spent a nice half an hour in here on a very busy Saturday night. The beer we had was good - particularly the Pale Rider . It was rather cramped because it is so popular - although I noticed there is quite a bit of space outside which would make it easier in warm weather ,but not in February !... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

the Fat Cat iss a proper old fashioned pub with a great selection of real ale and at weekends is very busy with visitors from all over the country. The food is reasonable in quality and price it's not a place for cordon blue or fine wines but if you like real ale it is the place for you, along... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This pub is brilliant. No messing, just beer and good cheap food. Don't leave without trying the pork pies from the bar, they're out of this world. Did hear that a member of my family had some bad service from one of the bar staff though.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Another example of the beer from kelham island, the fat cat has an excellent selection of local award winning beer. A place to visit if you're into good beer.

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Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
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367 reviews 367 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

I'd visited this Sheffield institution when it first opened in the early 80's, so was hoping that it had retained it's charm. Glad to say, it is still an excellent unspoilt pub, with realky good beer, and a good atmosphere. We gad been told the food was great value so we opted for Sunday Lunch. Both the Beef & Pork... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great old fashioned pub serving excellent beers ftom the nearby Kelham Island brewery,and beyond, also tasty food at a value price

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Whitstable
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night in January. Busy (as you'd expect on Kelham Island) with quite a nice crowd. Service was ok if a little disintereste, beer was (only) ok and it's a good old school boozer, but the place was quite grubby throughout. I know it's a "proper" pub and all that but it can be clean too... Worst... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Have visited this pub regularly over the years when in Sheffield and twice this week. If you like small rooms with a homely feel, no gimmicks and the very best real ale this is the place for you. We have eaten in the past and the food is good value at £4:50 per dish.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I think the title say it all really. Excellent beers that constantly change, well priced tasty homemade food, friendly (and helpful) bar staff, and a superb atmosphere. Make a point tvisit when next in Sheffield.

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South Yorkshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Visited The Fat Cat with my friend on 21/09/14 after visiting Kelham Island museum. I've given the review 3 stars rather than 4 as I don't consider it to be "very good", but feel 3 stars "average" is a bit harsh. It was a pleasant visit, we ate a beef Sunday dinner each, my friend had a couple of glasses... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)114 249 4801

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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