The largest independent food hall in the North of England has officially opened, bringing yet another unique dining experience to Sheffield.

Inspired by the hawkers markets of South East Asia, The Cutlery Works is the newest addition to ever-expanding foodie destination, Kelham Island and is the latest venture from Sheffield’s Milestone Group, who are behind some of the city’s best known restaurants such as The Milestone, Craft & Dough and INC Rooftop bar.

Split over two floors, the 14,000sqft space of the Rutland cutlery works building on Neepsend Lane  has been transformed to house a hive of Sheffield’s finest independent businesses, mixing permanent outlets with changeable pop-ups.

The Milestone Group have worked hard to hand pick a fantastic range of independent traders, all  from Sheffield yet all offering their own exciting concept drawing on culinary influences from all over the culinary world.

With everything from freshly rolled sushi and artisan pies, to indulgent vegan doughnuts, there is literally something for everyone’s tastes.The Traders include:

The Gravy Train, bringing their poutine to the party (Canadian posh chips and cheese, with cheese curds and lots of yummy accompaniments).

Five Rivers who will be taking care of pho and bahn mi alongside their authentic Vietnamese slow drip filter coffee.

Edo Sushi providing counter dining around their open kitchen, watch your sushi and sashimi get sliced and rolled and look out for their cookery demos.

MA-ba, fantastic South Indian cooking classes with family recipes that have been handed down through generations.

Shed, with 100% plant-based restaurant featuring imaginative and mouth-watering dishes from loaded toasts to combo bowls and cold-pressed juices.

Bullion’s Chocolate Cafe, manufacturing bean to bar chocolate on site, from the raw cacao bean to the finished bar. Bullion is only 1 of 15 craft chocolate bar makers in the UK.

Elly Joy offering her renowned froconut desserts and host of vegan-friendly indulgent treats. 

For the meat (and fish) lovers, the Cutlery Works welcomes new start-up Fin and Bone and their innovative dishes.

Booze Hound offering the best independently produced craft beer bar.

Table who will be focusing on meat and cheese pairings with natural wines.

Foundry coffee roasters providing filter and espresso based coffee, alongside a range of artisan blended teas, drinking chocolate, delicious cakes, pastries and brownies.

And last but not least, Pie Eyed serving homemade proper artisan pies.

Food lovers place their food order with a range of outlets before taking a seat and waiting for their meal to be served by a waiter/waitress in the communal dining areas, but with so much to try, the keenest foodies will need to visit again and again to sample everything on offer.

The Cutlery Works is open Wednesday to Sunday every week, from 8am, with breakfast and freshly roasted coffee being served up by the traders from 10am. Expect a relaxed atmosphere throughout the day, then come nighttime,  a fun, lively vibe, with late night dining until 12am during the week and 1am Friday and Saturday.

Location: The Cutlery Works, 73 - 101 Neepsend Lane, Sheffield S3 8AT

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