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The Devonshire Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Lightwood Lane | Middle Handley, Sheffield S21 5RN, England
+44 1246 434800
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“scallops” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lightwood Lane | Middle Handley, Sheffield S21 5RN, England
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1 - 10 of 304 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My hubby and I visited The Devonshire Arms last night for a special dinner. Id give this 3 out of 10 and that's being generous! Very disappointed by the less than exciting menu, quite inattentive staff (female Restruant manager) who kept me waiting for the...More

4  Thank Inga K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called for Sunday lunch, restaurant was quiet with just a few diners but as the weather was nice the bar and outside was quite busy. We ordered the Beef dinner which consisted of 2 slices of beef, 3 small roast potatoes, a Yorkshire pudding and...More

3  Thank Ian A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food quality and presentation very good for the price. The Mosbrook is a nearby pub owned by the Vintage Inn group and is a pretty good benchmark. The Devonshire beats the Mosbrook hands down on pure quality of food but not for service. On my...More

3  Thank Ian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Sunday lunch for my mother in laws birthday. Love the new decor and alterations which have been made. We had booked a table for 1.30 but were not seated until after 2pm and that was with us prompting staff. Again a wait before...More

4  Thank TeacherEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told that Cary Brown had left and a new owner was due to take over the Dev. Called on Saturday lunch and were so pleased with the alterations, the bar area is so much brighter now and the decor great. Staff were so...More

3  Thank dronny2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We occasionally had a beer here before it was taken over by new management. We stopped going because of unwelcoming atmosphere and bad attitudes behind the bar and kitchen area. The new people there are very friendly and welcoming. We recently tried several dishes off...More

2  Thank Kas B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of a pub to find! We passed it by accident really on Bank Holiday Monday. Having been drawn in by the look of the place we thought we'd give it a go. Recently under new ownership, the refurb inside has been completed...More

1  Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I have known this chef for more than 34 years and hes still as good ever, more passionate about good food than ever. Great food, excellent service , very welcoming, great hospitality in great surroundings. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank JayBeeW
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I booked to eat here with my father having seen it in a restaurant guide. I was a bit worried when we arrived as we were the only dinners but I need not have fretted. A short menu sounded like the best sort of gastro...More

Thank saryharris
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived here for a business meeting and was pleasantly surprised not your typical pup food it's up a level we had fish and chips which came on a platter and honestly it's the best fish and chips I have had The pub itself has a...More

Thank Tom j
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Rebecca M
31 January 2016|
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Response from Devonshire-Arms | Property representative |
Go and eat at a cheap chain pub
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 38
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lightwood Lane | Middle Handley, Sheffield S21 5RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 434800
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Locally sourced food and ales . Award winning Gastropub. Michelin listed pub and restaurant featured in Sawdays guide
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