Revolucion de Cuba - Viva la revolution! The senoritas are sure to love this Cuban themed rum bar that Latin-American artist Pitbull would definitely approve of. With a range of themed cocktails, you'll almost be convinced you've left the Steel City for the Copacabana!
Where? 1 Mappin Street, S1 4DT
The Wick at Both Ends - Well this is one way to light up your evening! During the day this bar resembles a tranquil haven in the heart of the bustling city. But at night, it transforms into Sheffield's hottest venue - and with all the flaming shots, we mean that literally.
Where? 149 -151 West Street, S1 4EW
Soyo - If S-Club 7 were a club, and not a pop group, this is what we think it would look like. Fun, glittery and glamorous; Soyo is sure to impress with its retro cocktail styling's - After a couple of Long Island Iced Tea's the mother of the bride will think its 1990 again!
Where? 117 Rockingham Street, S1 4EB
The Wig & Pen - Our top dining tip is for you to check out this fabulous pub and restaurant. Squirreled away just off the high street, this bijou spot is the perfect place to indulge in a few cocktails and some splendid, affordable pub grub before high-heeling it down to the centre.
Where? 44 Campo Lane, S1 2EG
Blue Moon Cafe - You don't have to totally ditch your diets on your big weekend in the Steel City, ladies. Blue Moon is a vegan and vegetarian café that offers some delicious guilt-free dining options like quesadillas and burritos as well as a few daily specials - there's sure to be something here that even the fussiest of hens will love.
Where? 2 St James Row, S1 2EW
Sights & Sounds
A sunlit stroll in pretty Endcliffe Park could be just what you need to ease away the excesses from the previous evening's antics and its quintessentially English to boot. If you're lucky enough to escape the hangover-from-hell, then you might be interested in exploring Sheffield's Winter Garden; a massive greenhouse that's home to visually arresting plants from all over the world.
The Steel City has an exciting and vibrant nightlife, as the sun goes down there's a real buzz on the streets and anybody who's a somebody can be seen making a beeline for Plug nightclub. This fabulous party spot is one of the top live music and club venues in the city, and everybody from Lily Allen to the Arctic Monkeys have played here.
If you're seeking an alternative club night for an inked-up bride-to-be then look no further than Corporation. This awesome venue is a rock-chicks paradise with a variety of rooms dedicated to music that rocks. 'JD and coke please, make that a double!'
In the Diary
July - Tramlines Music Festival. This is essentially V-Fest up north! With a few big acts in 2016 including Basement Jaxx you're guaranteed a great time and you won't have to break the bank for tickets.
October - Last Laugh Comedy Festival. If you're seeking girly giggles on your big weekend you can't go wrong with this fabulous fiesta of all things rib-tickling. With star turns like Alan Carr, Bill Bailey and Dara O'Briain performing, this is comedy of the highest quality.
November - After Dark. We've all enjoyed bonfire night at home, but in Sheffield there's a real festival feel on the 5th November. It's sure to be one you remember, remember...
November - Christmas Market. A wintry hen-do always guarantees plenty of seasonal excitement, and there's sure to be something here that the nearly-wed will love actually.
Top of the Shops
Despite what you've heard, the North isn't always so 'grim', Sheffield is actually very style conscious and it appreciates a little tasteful retro-chic more than most English towns. You'll find all the usual high-street suspects that you're used to splashing the cash in, but there are a few bijou boutiques that definitely deserve your attention as well.
Freshmans Boutique - This centrally located vintage store showcases bargain blasts from the past as well as a few retro gems that are worth spending a little extra on.
Where? 6-8 Carver Street, S1 4FS
We Are Cow - We reckon this urban outfitter is udderly brilliant! With a variety of stunning items on display, you'll be hard-pressed to resist updating your wardrobe with the excellently curated range of fashionista-approved wears on offer.
Where? 156-160 West Street, S1 4ES
Knuf - Funky, beautiful and downright gorgeous - the colourful clothes and accessories you can peruse here can transform any hen into the envy of her friends. This is certainly one shop we could see the likes of Florence Welch and Paloma Faith enjoying!
Where? 619 Ecclesall Road, S11 8PT
Girls About Town - Getting around Sheffield...
Making your way around the Steel City has never been easier thanks to its wide array of public transport options. If you don't feel like wobbling your way down to the clubs and bars in your brand new heels, you can ride the Supertram or make use of the local bus network. Why not buy a Citywide ticket that'll work with any service operator while saving you a bob or two that's surely better spent on a delicious daiquiri?!
So what is there to do in Sheffield? Quite a lot as it turns out! While you could while away the daylight hours exploring the shops and public parks, there's a fabulous selection of hen activities that could make your big weekend. Get silly in the Inflatable Games, Grease Dancing and Twerkshop sessions or learn some naughty new skills in our outrageous Dominatrix Lesson! For action-hens there's Paintball, 4x4 Driving and Quad Biking to get stuck into as well as a few girly favourites in our Pampering Day and Mobile Makeover. See all our Sheffield hen ideas...
Sheffield is definitely the party capital of Yorkshire and you can bet your Aunt Bessie's that there's a range of exciting evening activities that are sure to result in plenty of hen night shenanigans! There's a variety of Bars & Pubs as well as Restaurants to visit, and our Murder Mystery is simply to die for. Enjoy a glamorous Casino and a glitzy Disco Cruise and of course, Guestlist Nightclubbing. See all our nightlife options here...