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Little Mesters Cafe and Bistro

#274 of 1,183 Restaurants in Sheffield
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Kelham Island | Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
+44 114 275 6244
09:00 - 16:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Lindos, Greece
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We called here after having been round the museum for a quick coffee and drink for the kids. As is usually the case the kids were starving so we ordered two bowls of chips. The chips were AMAZING!!!! just like my mom used to make. Thick, brown lovely. If I could have made a buttie on thick buttered bread it... More 

Thank sim0nbeckett
littlemesters, Owner at Little Mesters Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments however you will not be able to revisit little mesters as the museum did not renew our lease and the 30th of November was our last day Best regards David and Nicola Briggs More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this place i can honestly say that the food was average although some members of staff were very rude and unprofessional towards eachother. Our waitress was rude and needs to crack a smile. It needs updating to very old fashioned. I will not be returning thats for sure!

Thank katiebrownw
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Just had brunch/lunch there today and it was a delightful experience. Food all very fresh and coffees very much to our liking. What a good find.

Thank Meg P
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our wedding. What a fabulous place to have a wedding reception. Picturesque setting, set right next door to Kelham Island Museum. From the first meeting we had with Nicola, we felt comfortable. Nothing was too much for Nicola, coming up with ideas regarding everything including food, decorations, music. From the moment we arrived staff was waiting with drinks. The Wedding... More 

Thank Joanne P
Dartmouth, Canada
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228 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were part of a small conference, which was held at the Kelham Island Museum. The conference dinner was held at the Little Mesters Cafe and the two lunches were also catered by them. All the food was outstanding! For the dinner, there were several choices. I had the salmon and it was delicious. The dessert was a lemon cheesecake... More 

Thank Katchapuri
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nothing better than a quality sandwich and a pot of tea with a side of real chips for afternoon tea. Great service and lovely food.

Thank julieedmonds65
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

went here for Sunday lunch with my better half, lovely place lovely food and a nice little museum next door ( shame it was closed though, but it was Sunday).

Thank Shaun C
Andover, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Visited here when visiting the Kelham Island Museum , we only had Cake and Coffee but the cakes were a good size and delicious, give it a try you won`t be disappointed

Thank Peter P
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. We had lunch, a panini and home made soup. Service and food were great. Nearly everything is made on site.

Thank Gingerdobby
Daventry, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Visited here after going round the museum,for a drink and sticky.had a pot of tea, and a chocolate brownie each. Great service, great cuppa and great brownie! Just what we needed.

Thank bevbru1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$47
British, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kelham Island | Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 275 6244
Little Mesters Sheffield is located in the heart of Kelham Island, Little Mesters offers seasonal, locally sourced, freshly made food. We are proud to be working in partnership with Sheffield Museums Industrial Trust to bring Sheffield a cafe & bistro with a difference. We have an exciting fresh cafe menu serving everything from freshly brewed coffee and cakes to our fabulous home made burgers and traditional Sunday lunches. Our bistro nights bring fine dining to Kelham Island, with an ever changing seasonal menu to tantaslise your tastebuds. We also offer the perfect setting for your private event, whether it be a children's party, wedding or business meeting. Little Mesters also offer an outside catering service so if your looking for an outside caterer to cater for your event at an alternative venue then look no further. From buffets to BBQ's. Hog Roasts to a la carte fine dining, we have a menu to suit every type of event.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?