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“Gone down hill!”
Review of The Devonshire

The Devonshire
Ranked #326 of 1,497 Restaurants in Sheffield
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A new venture with the design of an eclectic Georgian townhouse. The Devonshire is an all-day bar and eatery in the heart of Sheffield City Centre on Devonshire Street. We are here to be enjoyed throughout the day, be it for your first coffee of the day, brunch with friends or a leisurely dinner. Our modern British menu combines local, fresh and seasonal ingredients and is not to be missed. Our gin & vermouth menu is made up of a selection of what we love and the same goes for our cocktail, beer & wine lists - in a nutshell, we have it all. Treat yourself to a late night tipple throughout the week and on weekends enjoy our resident DJ's on until 3AM, every Friday & Saturday.
Reviewed May 8, 2013

We ate here after it first re-opened and it was great. Lovely food, friendly staff.

We were off to see Bill Bailey last night so thought we'd pop in and see if there was a table free. It was early evening and the place was very empty - probably due to the lovely sunny weather.

I ordered the fish and chips - what a disappointment. Garden peas like bullets, fish very watery and bland, batter not crispy! The chips were ok - usual wedges that people describe as hand cut chips. OH's salad also looked a little unappealing. Beef described as rare but definately not rare. For a salad - very little salad as well.

Staff still friendly and beer on the whole good.

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Thank Trudi S
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Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Not up to the usual standard. Veggie Sunday lunch very dry with a congealed gloop where gravy should have been. Chicken sandwich full of cheap bits of meat and dry crumb coating. Staff were finebut having a moan about someone changing table numbers. Overall very disappointing.

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Thank Steven G
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

This place offers good beer, great food, friendly service in a really pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. It's great for a lazy Sunday lunch, and the free soup with the roasts on Sunday is always tasty. Wish they wouldn't slice the meat quite so thin but that's a minor niggle.

On non-Sundays, the menu's good too, with plenty of variety and pies of the day too. We particularly enjoyed the pork sharing platter - it's was so generous it even defeated my ravenous boyfriend (who loves the food in here so much that he once ordered two starters). We've not had a single bad dish here. And often things are much better than they sound on the menu - the toffee brownie with banana milkshake didn't do much for me on paper, but a softy gooey caramel brownie with really really banana-ry milkshake was fantastic.

And there's no better way to round off the meal than with a couple of espresso martinis.

The only reason that we don't eat here every day (aside from the fact we couldn't afford to eat out every day!) is that we want it still to be a special treat!

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1  Thank fancyrats
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

what a great bar/restaurant the Old house is, great variety of beers and a good choice on the menu, i could not resist trying the ham and pistachio pie, it tasted as good as it looked with a good portion of real chips and 'sloppy' peas, fantastic. very friendly staff and good value too. i will definitely return next time im in Sheffield.

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1  Thank Tim P
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Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Another delicious meal! This is quickly becoming my favourite place to eat in the centre of Sheffield.

The menu changes regularly and there's always something interesting to choose from.

Came with friends last night, we started with cocktails (during happy hour they're on offer!) and a mix of starters; bread and dips (£3) - home-made houmous, rich olive oil and balsamic with a tasty variety of bread. Deep-fried Black Pudding (£4). Haddock roe on toast (£4). All reportedly excellent. We also shared some home-made pork scratchings (£2) but unfortunately this wasn't a hit - too chewy and not crisp.

Mains were Pig's Head (£9) - Pork cheek served with mash. The pork was tender and juicy with an amazing sauce. Fish and Chips (£7) and Ham, Cranberry and Nut pie (£8) both were great - the pie was rammed full of ham and the fish was crisp and tender.

We also had drinks including a bottle of wine. Total bill for 4 was £65.

Service was brilliant (an improvement on my last visit), attentive, fast and friendly.

Would recommend and visit again.

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1  Thank mattsand0
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