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The Admiral Rodney, Sheffield

592 Loxley Road
Sheffield
S6 6RU
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Vintage Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)

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Will Larter left this review about The Admiral Rodney

Now part of the Vintage Inns chain - I'd never been here before but seem to remember there used to be Greene King signage. The approach to the pub is dominated by the car park, but once there, just turn around for a great view across the Loxley Valley. Although this is a lovely old building I could detect no trace of the original layout, but the large interior was split up quite nicely into smaller areas, with quality furniture everywhere. It's the sort of place to bring your grandmother for Sunday lunch, with lots of indoor pot plants - I suspect there's a symbiotic relationship with the nearby garden centre.

On the bar are five hand pumps, with one beer reportedly settling, Sharps Doom Bar (times two) and Atlantic and Abbeydale Moonshine. With sinking heart I went for the Doom Bar: it was superb. I've never had Doom Bar as good as this; it was so good, it tasted like beer rather than dishwater. On my way out I paused at the bar to give my compliments to the cellarman, something I have never done in a pub before.

Date of visit: 10th December 2017

On 28th January 2018 - rating: 8
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Will Larter
Sheffield, 4.55 miles, 1 hr 27 min walk (show)
Chapeltown, 6.31 miles, 2 hr 1 min walk (show)
Meadowhall, 6.41 miles, 2 hr 3 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Admiral Rodney, Sheffield
30th Sep 2019, 00:19
Request to add pub to area Loxley by Will Larter approved
 
30th Sep 2019, 00:19
Request to add pub to area Loxley by Will Larter

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 20p per pint - last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 16 September 2019 by ROB Camra
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