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Phoenix - Ridgeway

2 High Lane, Ridgeway, Sheffield, S12 3XF

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00

Excellent and reasonable wine list

Linda Cork 07 August 2016
from Sheffield

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With parts of this majestic site dating back 400 years, The Phoenix Ridgeway is a character-packed pub on the outskirts of Sheffield. The mock Tudor exterior reveals original beams and fireplaces, cosy snugs and an elevated hayloft.

Specialising in trusty, home-cooked British recipes, the Phoenix menu is made up of time-honoured classics and inventive chef’s specials. The signature beef & ale pie is a creation from much-loved celebrity chef Tom Kerridge, while favourite world flavours include sizzling steak fajitas, or aubergine and roast beetroot curry. Gourmet sandwiches and jacket potatoes are served throughout the day, and guests can round things off with an indulgent crumble, cheesecake or sundae.

The drinks list at the Phoenix pub features carefully-chosen beers and international wines, and a lengthy list of soft drinks. Younger diners are not forgotten, with a varied menu for both lunch and dinner, and a mini roast served on Sundays.

Brimming with history, The Phoenix pub sits 12 minutes’ drive from central Sheffield.

Phoenix - Ridgeway

2 High Lane, Ridgeway, Sheffield, S12 3XF

Contact +44 1142486440

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Customer reviews for Phoenix - Ridgeway

3.9 ((((* (based on 17 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (12)
  • lunch (8)
  • large parties (7)
  • views (7)
  • value (6)
  • private dining (5)
  • child friendly (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • breakfast (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((* 7 August 2016 by Linda Cork from Sheffield

    Excellent and reasonable wine list

  • (**** 19 July 2016 by Terence Hartley from Sheffield

    Very disappointing meals my steak was fine but the three other diners had the fish in puff pastry the vegetables were lukewarm despite being sent back to the kitchen to be reheated only potatoes were done the rest still the same must have been pretty bad has they didn't charge us for the three meals needless to say we will not be returning

  • (**** 5 July 2016 by Cheryl Foster from Sheffield

    After years of dining at the Phoenix under the old owners we will not be returning I'm afraid. We have been twice since new ownership and we are not impressed. We have on both occasions been served food which has the appearance and taste of a motorway cafe. Our last visit was with our family to celebrate the upcoming event of our first grandchild and the food and service was substandard. We ordered two sharing platters and was told there was no onion rings so we ordered extra chicken wings only then to be told there was no garlic bread "but the waitress knew what we could have instead", which turned out to be an undercooked garlic bread ring drizzled with balsamic dressing, which did nothing to improve the taste. The whole prawns were dry, the veg was dry, the packet puff pastry 'filled' (6 pieces) with seafood was scorched and all the meals were luke warm. When asked if we would like dessert and coffee we said yes only to be left by the waitress who never returned after 10-15 mins. The staff were inexperienced youngsters who couldn't cope with amount of people in the pub who need serving. We then left after paying the bill and without coffee and dessert. This is a shame as the Phoenix was a favourite pub of ours where we have had many celebrations over the years but we won't be returning unless things improve. I have recommended them many times to friends but not now.

  • ((((* 15 June 2016 by Diane Hartley from Sheffield

    Best restaurant feature for me is sitting near the windows looking out over the landscape, also the helpfulness of the staff,most are very cheerful, my favourite dish is the seafood puff pastry, every time i have it it never changes its always delicious I tell everyone to try it.

  • ((((( 26 April 2016 by Andrew Tinson from sheffield

    Really nice food, good service and at a reasonable price

  • ((((* 16 April 2016 by Erica from Sheffield

    The food was good quality and served in an acceptable amount of time. I liked the ambience of the venue.

  • (((** 14 April 2016 by Janice Chambers from Chesterfield

    Lovely restaurant and very pleasant surroundings. Food is good and well prepared. We dine here often and it is always enjoyable, however we do always find the service a little slow.

  • ((((( 22 March 2016 by Tracey Mcguiness from Sheffield

    Really nice place with lovely views plenty of car parking available.
    The service was excellent , no waiting and we had a very happy waitress she was very bubbly
    Food was hot and fresh it was really good.
    The small bottles of prosecco are an excellent idea rather than just buying by the glass or a full big bottle
    Prices reasonable 4 adults 2 courses each plus 2 drinks each just under £100

  • ((((( 8 March 2016 by Sam Roberts from Sheffield

    Very organised and attentive staff but not over powering. Food lovely and atmosphere friendly and relaxing. Felt very comfortable and looked after throughout. Very competent staff.

  • ((((( 2 March 2016 by Linda Cork from Sheffield District

    The atmosphere is sophisticated but relaxing and warm whether a couple or a group of friends/family.The staff have a great rapport with the customers without being intrusive .It is deceptively spacious and has a great choice of food and drinks.We love it.

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