survey result

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still one of the best”, Tom Lawson & Alistair Myers’s ambitious, small upstairs dining room, ten minutes from the city-centre (and named for its main architectural features) is a “Sheffield gem” combining “excellent service” with “brilliant” modern British cuisine. “The ‘Experience’ label (used to describe its more elaborate weekend menus) is a tad pretentious”, but that’s the only complaint.

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still one of the best”, Tom Lawson & Alistair Myers’s ambitious, small upstairs dining room, ten minutes from the city-centre (and named for its main architectural features) is a “Sheffield gem” combining “excellent service” with “brilliant” modern British cuisine. “The ‘Experience’ label (used to describe its more elaborate weekend menus) is a tad pretentious”, but that’s the only complaint.

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Tom Lawson and Alistair Myers’s “quiet and intimate upstairs dining room in an unlikely neighbourhood” hosts arguably “the top restaurant in Sheffield” and it “goes from strength to strength with new tasting menus: its weekend ‘Experience’ menus may sound a bit naff but they’re excellent” (Experience One is an enhancement of the regular three-course menu, Experience Two is a longer tasting menu). “This is a stunning venue at the top of its game, with stunning, well-thought-out food and service, and staff who know what they’re serving”.

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Rafters has long been amongst the very best of restaurants in Sheffield and the surrounding area” and so this Nether Green fixture remains thanks to Tom Lawson’s “superb cooking” and the “excellent wine list, with sound advice on the latter” from owner Alistair Myers.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
No dress code
38
8
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner £30.00 £38.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 80.00 Dinner only 11
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £3.25
Extras  
Service 10.00%
220 Oakbrook Rd, Nether Grn, Sheffield, S11 7ED
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6:30 pm‑11:30 pm
Wednesday6:30 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday6:30 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday5:30 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday5:30 pm‑11:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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