HSC W.L.T. Eat / Sheffield

Here at the Club, we’re lucky enough to have the best of both worlds – the gorgeous, peaceful surrounds of the Peak District, with the bustling and multicultural city of Sheffield just a short journey away. Sheffield is a great spot for foodie treats from all over the world. Here are a few places we’ve frequented recently – they come highly recommended

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HSC Loves Darkwoods Coffee

In July, some of the Hathersage Social Club team were lucky enough to head over to Slaithwaite (apparently pronounced Slah-wit, but we remain dubious!), deep in the gorgeous Yorkshire countryside near Huddersfield. Here Chris, Alfie, Sky and myself (I’m Kerry) were treated to some hands-on coffee training with our fantastic suppliers, Darkwoods coffee.

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Meet our suppliers: Jack Norris, Highcliffe Hebrideans

This is Jack Norris with his Highcliffe Hebrideans, ideally suited for the Peak District climate and reared naturally on pasture. We’re making the most of his lamb as part of our summertime StrEAT evenings, al fresco street food events where we’ll be serving up the best Greek and Zanzibar street food in, hopefully, a sun-soaked setting.

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The Ageing Gaijin – Tastes from Japan # 2

Our friends and top Club supporters, David and his Japanese wife Kasumi, recently retired and moved to Tokyo. This is part 2 in the Ageing Gaijin blog series where they share the taste experiences they encounter while in Japan. This one is all about a very different Christmas lunch.

The best meat is meat you know

At the Hathersage Social Club, we think the provenance of the meat we use in our restaurant is really important. So much so that we go to the farm or […]

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Kitchen Garden

Our little kitchen garden is finally feeling the love that initially Nicola,  Jo and Lance and now our Steve have been putting into it. The herbs are blooming…fresh mint for […]

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Feasting, Fires and spanking Pomegranates

It was actually Diala’s father, Mohammed, I met first. He’d come to the club for lunch with Carmen, his wife, and, having chatted about Middle Eastern menus, I came away […]

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Clotted cream ice cream

We love the story and provenance of Hope Valley Ice Cream. Add to that the close proximity to us…a brisk walk up Coggers Lane…and it’s run by Bob and Helen […]

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Robin Hood’s Bay, catching lobster

We love our Robin Hood’s Bay lobster and it’s always a pleasure to head up to the East coast of Yorkshire to see Andy and the boys…usually in our favourite […]

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An Oyster love affair

Cassanova, it’s claimed, breakfasted on 50 of them, the Romans saw them as the UK’s most valued natural assets and they are one of the most nutrionally well balanced foods. […]

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