107 Station Road
Mon-Sat 12-3, 5.30-11; Sat 12-11; Sun 12-10.30
The landlords of this pub have been here for some time now. In their time the pub has gained a popular reputation as a real ale haven on the northern outskirts of Sheffield.
The clientele is largely local, but many other visitors take advantage of the handy bus and rail connections. due to the location of the pub, it gets many visitors from Barnsley and Rotherham.
The commercial serves a good range of beers from the Wentworth Brewery with at least three Wentworth beers, WPA, Oatmeal Stout and Needle's Eye, on offer at all times. These are joined by four rotating guest ales including seasonal and new Wentworth beers. The Commercial sells two real ciders, Addlestones and a changing guest, plus the German pilsner Bitburger and the popular Hoegaarden for those prefer a lager style.
The central bar serves three separate drinking areas, including the no smoking - 1000+ pump clip adorned - snug.
There is also a recently refurbished upstairs function room which holds up to sixty people for parties, meetings and the twice weekly (Mon/Fri) folk club. The Wentworth Brewery football team, sponsored by the Commercial, meets in the pub, as does the Chapeltown Diving Club.
The Commercial offers a range of food from 12- 2.30 and 6-9 (all day Friday/Saturday), no meals Sundays. The curries, chilli and specials are usually home cooked with lots of vegetarian options and a new gluten free option on request. A popular feature of Saturday nights at the Commercial is the serving of Hot Roast Pork sandwiches at 10pm.
A beer festival is also held here.
None as yet.
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plus up to 3 guest ales.
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