Sheffield Pub News - November 2008
Party-goers can hit the town and sip on a choice of drinks, dancing the night away at a bar situated in a 19th-century building
Olive Bar, on Division Street in the city centre, has organised a James Bond Ball to take place on New Year's Eve. Tickets are on sale now and places are limited, as this is a ticket-only event.
Standard tickets cost £10 and include two glasses of champagne. Also available are £30 tickets that also include dinner (7:30PM - 9:30PM).
Contact Olive Bar & Restaurant on 0114 2214004 for further details.
The Wortley Arms pub on Halifax Road has introduced a brand new a la carte menu. The new menu features a mixture of time-honoured classics and contemporary dishes all created with fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce.
Choose from dishes such as belly pork & black pudding with tomato and apple chutney, chump of lamb with sweet potato and braised ox cheek with root vegetables.
The desert menu also features a selection of treats including dark chocolate and bourbon fondant and warm Bakewell tart.
The new menu is now being served in their first floor restaurant, Montagu’s, from 7PM - 9PM Monday - Friday and 7PM - 9:30PM Saturday.
Sunday lunch is also served from 12PM - 3PM. To make a booking call the Wortley Arms on 0114 2888749.
Revolution Vodka Bar has applied to Sheffield City Council's licensing board to open until 2AM and serve alcohol until 1:30AM every day. However, residents living in the West One complex and Sheffield City Council environmental health officer Jon Round have objected to the plans on the grounds that the extra noise and extra hours would be unacceptable in a residential area.
Sheffield Council's planning board has ordered the Quarter, located on North Church Street in Sheffield city centre, to stop operating as a bar and nightclub. The venue, formerly known as Sola Bar, had staged lap dancing and naked female jelly wrestling during hours when children were allowed in under the terms of its licence. Quarter only has planning permission to operate as a restaurant and if it stages further events when people are charged to enter and no food is on sale, it faces enforcement action.
New managers Steve Goluf and Robert Allen said they are now running the Quarter as a bar and restaurant, with main meals served until 8PM and lighter food available until closing time.
We have added a basic listing for the Horse & Jockey pub in Thurgoland.
Success Feeds Success At The Chequers Inn, Froggatt
Following their success at the recent Derbyshire Food & Drink Awards 2008/9, where The Chequers Inn was crowned "Pub of the Year", the landmark inn has gone on to retain its AA Rosette for the fifth consecutive year. The Chequers has also been chosen to appear in the prestigious Michelin guide: "Eating out in Pubs 2009" and will be listed along side 560 of the "best dining pubs in Britain and Ireland", for the fourth year running.
The annual awards ceremony this year took place at Thornbridge Hall, near Ashford-in-the-Water, which attracted 180 owners of bars, cafes, bistros, pubs and restaurants from all across Derbyshire. The added twist for the owners of The Chequers, Joanne and Jonathan Tindall, was that as well as attending the ceremony they had to cater for the assembled audience, including celebrity chef Brian Turner. Chequers Out their successful outside catering business provided the three-course meal, which had some serious palettes to impress.
Commenting on these accolades, Jonathan Tindall said: "We're absolutely delighted that The Chequers has been yet again recognised at the food and drink awards where we were up against a very strong field. To be in the Michelin guide for a fourth year and to retain our AA Rosette for a fifth year has put the icing on the cake."
The Chequers Inn is no newcomer to the Derbyshire Food & Drink Awards, having won in the same category in 2005 and runners-up in 2006 and 2007.
The proprietors would like to thank everyone that voted for them for the award and to congratulate all their staff for helping to make the The Chequers Inn such an award-winning venue.
See: www.chequers-froggatt.com for more information.
The Banner Cross Hotel on Ecclesall Road has been presented with a prestigious Beautiful Beer plaque. The pub has achieved the Gold Award after an inspection that checks everything from the storage to the serving of the beers.
We have added basic details for Dogma bar on West Street. Dogma is owned by the Ever So Sensible Bars company and was previously called Muse.
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