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“Plenty of atmosphere. A boozer!”
Review of The Penny Black

The Penny Black
Ranked #842 of 1,448 Restaurants in Sheffield
Cuisines: Pub
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
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“Plenty of atmosphere. A boozer!”
Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

With a pint of Foster's currently at £2.34 & John Smith's at £2.19, this pub is one of the cheapest in Sheffield & one of the most well known, bang opposite the main bus station & 5 minutes from the railway station.

The customers reflect the prices but don't let that put you off. This is not a pub but a genuine boozer. Very atmospheric, full of life & characters. During the week days, the main customers are pensioners, younger crowd evenings & weekends & a well known haunt for Sheffield United supporters. The Penny Black does the usual pub grub.

A pool table & plenty of tv's showing Sky sport, usually horse racing in the afternoons.

While not the most salubrious pub in the city & perhaps a bit rough & ready for some, a proper boozer with proper Sheffielders, who'll always engage you in conversation.

  • Visited February 2014
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