Side-by-side pubs announce double closure on popular road as community left in shock

Two popular pubs based in the heart of a popular road have announced they are closing their doors amid shock from the community.

The Eagle and Graze Inn, which are side by side, have both announced they are calling last orders for the final time.

The Graze Inn shut on August 22 and posted on Facebook that it was an ‘emotional day’.

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They added: “Thank you to all the guests who have visited over the past 10 years.

The Eagle and Graze Inn.The Eagle and Graze Inn.
The Eagle and Graze Inn.

"If you have gift vouchers, please contact [email protected]

In a statement on their website, they said: “10 years of Graze have flown by, what a blast, and what a place it has been!

"Beers, cocktails, music, flatbreads, big Sunday roasts, boozy brunches, and our famous rotisserie chicken - always in demand. Precious memories and precious people!

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“We’re very much going to miss our residence on Ecclesall Road - the team has special memories of the venue stretching back decades however, you will now find Sarah and some of the team up at our sister venue, The Cricket Inn, Totley.”

The Eagle revealed this Saturday will be their ‘last day of trading’.

Staff posted on Facebook: "We have loved serving you pints of Thornbridge, hosting our epic pub quiz, and flinging out our flatbreads, and have fantastic memories of this venue stretching right back to the early days of Champs!”

The Eagle is run by Thornbridge Brewery, based within the grounds of Thornbridge Hall in Ashford-in-the-Water near Bakewell in Derbyshire.

The company runs several other well-known pubs in Sheffield.

One of their other pubs The Cross Scythes - Thornbridge Taps shut on July 23.

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