HEADLESS IN GLEADLESS

Wednesday night concluded with an appropriately inadvisable crispy beer and egg fried rice from Shanghai Garden, the cheapest-looking of north Sheffield’s 6,307 takeaways.

It was really good, in the way things often are really good after six pubs. I’ll remember to take a pic of the actual food next time, Dave.

On Thursday, I wisely took a break from the beer, and took a tram out south-east of centre.

A couple of hours wandering round what I suppose is the Gleadless Valley, a neat but largely unexceptional ) part of Sheffield. Nothing wrong with being neat but largely unexceptional.

Clearly since I’d taken the metro I couldn’t do “All the pubs in Sheffield by foot“, but the High Noon (top) had met its, er, high noon anyway. I’d better report it closed on WhatPub, or shall I leave that to Sheffield Hatter (just in case it isn’t dead).

I know how much Kentish Paul has missed my blog posts on closed keg pubs and industrial decline, so this is for him.

I shall have to walk up here to (Sheffield) tick the Phoenix Nights clone that is the Embassy,

and Noah’s Ark looks genuinely exciting, although the threat of “Guest Cask” and “Euros” looms large.

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Heading down t’hill to Gleadless the New Inn looked fantastic, and wore its CAMRA Pub of the Month sash with obvious pride.

What a wonderful city Sheffield is. Hundreds of excellent pubs, dozens of country parks with views to micro pubs and Matlock,

and a small tin roof bar that I’m forbidden from revealing the exact location of in case Will adds it to Pubs Galore.

Down the hill towards “Happy Heeley“, or is it “Nappy Heeley” with all the families jostling for space in the oatmilk macchaito queue ?

Some corkers here.

But I think the Waggon & Horses may beyond saving.

Talking of saving pubs, it was time to save Spoons again…

8 thoughts on “HEADLESS IN GLEADLESS

  1. I’m going to go out on a limb and say Gleadless’s entry isn’t going to make your “Top 10 Street Art Murals of the Year.”

    Only in England will you find a pub called The New Inn that’s located in a building that looks like it predates my home country! “Yes, well, we mean new compared to the 12th century…” 😉

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    1. Gleadless is a wide, complicated area that looks a little plain till you get to the hills, but I’ll be back searching for weirdness, Mark !

      Sheffield has many pubs outside the centre that look like the New Inn; solid, unspectacular, welcoming. I guess rather like Macclesfield.

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      1. That little shed looks very enticing. Don’t you know the postcode?

        The Victoria Hotel in Heeley Green used to be very nice looking too, until some idot painted it black. Quite pleasant inside as well, but no real ale when I went in here in December 2012.https://www.pubsgalore.co.uk/pubs/43432/

        The High Noon was marked as closed on Pubs Galore 15 months ago. I don’t usually bother with notifications to WhatPub.

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    2. Mark,
      All New Inns were once old, and some were built on the site of an old inn.
      Quite a few are The New Inns as if plural.
      I know The Old New Inn at Bourton on the Water.

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