Food Works Upperthorpe is a sustainable food café operated by Food Works Sheffield.

Call in from 9am – 3pm Monday to Friday for barista coffee, snacks and other drinks. Lunch is served from 12-2pm with a daily changing menu advertised on our social media channels Facebook and Instagram.

Meals and coffees are all available on a Pay What You Can Afford basis with a minimum contribution of £1.00. You can also buy Just Meals on site.

The cafe is based in the lovely Zest Centre, offering activities like swimming, gym, library and support for people looking to make positive changes in their lives. If you have booked a space in the Zest Centre and would like us to cater for your meeting or event, please fill out a catering request.

If you would like to access the market please visit Food Works Handsworth.


Zest Centre
18 Upperthorpe
S6 3NA

Opening Times

Monday                 09-00 to 15:00
Tuesday                 09-00 to 14:00
Wednesday           09-00 to 15:00
Thursday               09-00 to 15:00
Friday                     09-00 to 15:00
Saturday                Closed
Sunday                   Closed


  • No parking available. Street parking nearby
  • Yellow and Blue trans from City Centre/Malin Bridge/Middlewood. Infirmary Road stop. Walk up Albert Terrace Road and turn right onto Upperthorpe Road
  • Bus services 81, 82, 57 Portland Road stop. Walk down Infirmary Road to Albert Terrace Road, the up to Upperthorpe Road
  • Bus services 10, 135, 751, 784 stop outside on Upperthorpe Rd.
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