August 1st marks Yorkshire Day, an annual celebration of everything great about "God's Own County". Whether it's the Yorkshire pudding, Wensleydale cheese, ginger beer or liquorice, nobody can contest how the area has given the world some wonderful produce. We've rounded up five ways for food and drink lovers to celebrate the occassion after 5pm in Sheffield city centre.
Enjoy a traditional Yorkshire pudding
At The Old House Sheffield they claim to make the biggest in Sheff! In the pub itself expect an eclectic home-from-home pub atmosphere playing on trend tunes; think a quirky, cosy setting with a nod to mid-20th-century décor.
Sample some locally distilled gin
True North's Sheffield Dry Gin is the first gin to be distilled and bottled in Sheffield in over 100 years. From a classic gin to raspberry & pomegranate or marmalade, amongst other limited editions, there's a flavour for everyone. Sheffield Dry Gin is available at True North venues including Forum Kitchen + Bar, The Common Room and The Old House.
Fill yourself up with a Yorkshire fishcake
Originating from Sheffield, the Yorkshire fishcake consists of layered fish, potato and batter - what’s not to like? Try it on the menu as a starter at Silvermsiths Restaurant. Silversmiths is the home to fine Yorkshire food, based in the heart of Sheffield. They are purveyors of fine locally sourced, seasonal Yorkshire ingredients.
Quence your thirst with a local beer
Head of Steam Sheffield have plenty to choose from including Northern Monk's Don’t Mess With Yorkshire. Enjoy alongside a great selection of food and other craft beers.
Pie, glorious pie (with obligatory Henderson's Relish)
The Devonshire Cat’s homemade pie is made fresh onsite daily, using locally sourced ingredients, served with chips, mushy peas, gravy and of course a generous splash of Henderson’s Relish – a proper Yorkshire meal! Other local meals on the menu include Yorkshire Rarebit and Abbeydale Brewery Deception battered fish and chips. Food served between 12-9pm daily.