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The Albion, Highfield, Sheffield

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71-75 London Road
Sheffield
S2 4LE
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Will Larter left this review about The Albion

The Albion now has a hanging sign above the door, but it was raining too hard today to get a photo of it. In the corner behind the bar there's an impressive mural based on a giant octopus, but incorporating what looks like an alternative inn sign. There are usually just five hand pumps on the bar these days, and I haven't seen any guest beers since before Covid. Today there were just three beers on, including one of my favourites from Stancill, No.7 Pale 4.3%. Unfortunately it was a little hazy and very cold; quite possibly the former being caused by the latter. The beer's been fine on my other visits this year, so I hope this is just a one-off. In more bad news, the price of a pint has gone up from £3 to £3.30 since two weeks ago.

On 16th February 2022 - rating: 7
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Albion

Very anonymous-looking pub, not helped by the dull grey paintwork and a seeming absence of exterior signage. Limited window space, low lighting and generally reddish decor don't really help once inside either. As a Stancill outlet, all seven handpumps were dispensing its own beers (eg. Folk Forest, £1.25, half) when we visited. As you can tell, I didn't really take to this place on my first visit, but there is enough here to give it another try.

On 22nd July 2019 - rating: 6
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Will Larter left this review about The Albion

After a short closure for refurbishment, the Albion is now resplendent in an external look comprising of two tones of grey. The interior is more colourful, with a tartan carpet and those internal walls that are not bare brick painted a pleasing shade of reddish orange - something between rust and terracotta. The bar seems to be unchanged, though the Stancill beers are now joined by a guest from Neepsend. I called in for a pint on my way home from work, and was served one in a dimple jug which was filled to substantially lower than the brim of the glass, though this was topped up when I asked. Beer is now charged at a horrific £2.80 per pint (up from the previous £2.50). The day of the £3 pint cannot be far off now.

On 17th June 2019 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by Will Larter
Sheffield, 0.94 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Darnall, 3.55 miles, 1 hr 8 min walk (show)
Dore & Totley, 3.89 miles, 1 hr 15 min walk (show)
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16th Feb 2022, 21:02
Review submitted by Will Larter
 
2nd May 2021, 11:42
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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 04 January 2018 by Will Larter
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 50p per pint of Stancill beer - last updated 04 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Monday - last updated 14 January 2018 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 11 August 2013 by Will Larter
  • Real Cider : No last updated 04 January 2018 by Will Larter
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