“A place of harmony that us English absolutely love“. Yep.
And, if you stand in the main square at Barker’s Pool, admiring the statue of Mrs RM (and ANO) looking angry at me.
From that vantage point, just opposite John Lewis (shortly to be become a macropub) you can see TWO Spoons 20 seconds apart. This really confused our family reunion plans a few years ago.
My photo hasn’t done it justice, but I’m not sure what justice can be done to the grotesquely-fonted Benjamin Huntsman.
More to the point, where’s the wine garden ?
What Pub says “Upstairs patio“, but it’s the pavement seating that will elevate Sheffield to become the new Seville.
First pint of Doom Bar sunk, at 9:03 I’ll cross the road, carried on a stampede of first day drinkers, to the Sheffield Water Works Company aka Lloyds No.1 aka “the posh Spoons”.
Or quite why the esteemed Bankers Draft doesn’t get the continental makeover. Too close to the trams, I guess.
Three vital questions remain unanswered;
- Will my Spoons vouchers (extended life be accepted) ?
- Will the WiFi work outside ?
- Have they ordered the extension lead for the coffee machines ?
And remember, “A place of harmony that us English absolutely love”