'Europe's biggest food hall' to open less than an hour from Derby with rooftop bar and cookery school

Happy hour deals, bottomless brunches and free workspaces are all on the menu at Cambridge Street Collective
Cambridge Street Collective is a new food hall concept coming to Sheffield - pictured is a trader at Kargo MKT Salford to give a flavour of what diners can expect | Image @cameronbeedie | The Blend FamilyCambridge Street Collective is a new food hall concept coming to Sheffield - pictured is a trader at Kargo MKT Salford to give a flavour of what diners can expect | Image @cameronbeedie | The Blend Family
Cambridge Street Collective is a new food hall concept coming to Sheffield - pictured is a trader at Kargo MKT Salford to give a flavour of what diners can expect | Image @cameronbeedie | The Blend Family

A new food hall spanning a whopping 29,000 square-foot that will pack in independent traders, a cookery school and rooftop bars is readying for a spring launch.

Cambridge Street Collective (CSC) is a food hall with a capacity of 1,200 covers, 4 bars, outdoor seating, and rooftop terraces. 

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On the ground floor, people can explore some of the best independent Asian food providers the city has to offer. 

The first floor will house a cookery school, kids play area, and yet more kitchens offering exciting street food. 

There will also be a games room, Japanese Japanese-focused bar, and a separate dining experience offering sushi and Korean BBQ.

The foodie destination is the latest venture by the Blend Family, an award-winning food hall operator.

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The complex is part of Sheffield City Council’s £470m Heart Of The City regeneration scheme. 

There will be four bars including a Japanese focused drinks' area - pictured is a photo taken at Kargo MKT | Image @cameronbeedie | The Blend FamilyThere will be four bars including a Japanese focused drinks' area - pictured is a photo taken at Kargo MKT | Image @cameronbeedie | The Blend Family
There will be four bars including a Japanese focused drinks' area - pictured is a photo taken at Kargo MKT | Image @cameronbeedie | The Blend Family

Opening in May - a date is yet to be made public - it is set to become one of the biggest social hotspots in Sheffield and also the biggest purpose built foodhall in Europe. 

Blend Family, whose previous food hall experiences include Cutlery Works in Sheffield,  GPO in Liverpool and Kargo MKT in Salford curated CSC’s trader list.

Included in the 20 hand-picked independent food partners are Homeland Delicacy cooking West African dishes, and Mexican fusion street food from El Chappo.

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Hungry diners can enjoy  authentic cuisines from around the world all under one roof. 

To highlight and celebrate each food partner’s unique story, the launch will contain a series of traditional performances and events showcasing their cultures and traditions.

Learn from expert chefs at CSC Cookery School

Eating scrumptious food is great, but to watch expert chefs, so you can gain confidence to cook at home, is next level food appreciation.

At the CSC cookery school, chefs will share recipes and top tips to create delicious, authentic meals from scratch.

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It will also create an incubation space to bring on new street food talent within the city. 

Children eat free in school holidays

The inclusive dining experience has a deal for families. CSC will offer a menu where ‘kids eat free’ in every school holiday, so everyone can experience new culinary adventures while also enjoying onsite activities. 

Remote working space, bottomless tea and more at new Sheffield food hall

Throughout the year guests can take advantage of regular fixed price week-day lunch deals, bottomless batch brew coffee and tea, happy hour deals, bottomless brunch and free workspace.

Blend Family is also developing partnerships with Sheffield Children’s Hospital and local food charities to see how it can address issues around food poverty within the city.

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Matt Bigland, founder and CEO at Blend Family said: “We take great pride in curating exciting culinary experiences for people.

“This is one of the most exciting line-ups of world food we’ve ever put together. 

“We can’t wait to open the doors and see the smiles on faces as everyone enjoys the incredible plates these kitchens are going to serve.”

For more information and updates about CSC visit their social page by clicking here.

Address: Cambridge Street Collective,  32 Cambridge Street, Sheffield S1 4HP