First glimpse of what new Doncaster restaurant The Big Smoke will look like

Bosses at an eagerly awaited new Doncaster burger and steak restaurant have given a glimpse of what it will look like like when it opens later this year.

By Darren Burke
Monday, 28th February 2022, 11:13 am

The Big Smoke announced plans earlier this month to open a new restaurant on the corner of Wood Street and Cleveland Street in the town centre.

The restaurant hopes to open its doors to customers in May 2022.

Bosses have revealed a picture of how the interior is expected to look when it opens, showing downstairs dining area and bar.

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The Big Smoke will open its doors in Doncaster later this year.

There has been huge interest in the venue since plans were first revealed for the restaurant earlier this month.

"Bookings are not yet available but keep an eye on our socials as we will announce booking availability there first,” a spokesman said.

"Our new menu will be available soon via We will also share this through social media soon.

"We have received a lot of interest about jobs at The Big Smoke. We will be announcing when applications are open via our social media channels. We aren't taking applications at the present time.

"We look forward to welcoming you soon!

The restaurant firm, which already has a branch in Rotherham, announced the arrival on its Facebook page.

Diners can look forward to tucking into huge platefuls of succulent steaks cooked to their liking as well as burgers, ribs and chicken wings.

It describes itself as a ‘restaurant dedicated to the majesty of meats’ adding, ‘the very best prime cuts prepared well and piled high, that’s our philosophy.

“Prepare to experience a feast like no other in the region every time you visit. We’re excited to welcome you to a new dining experience showcasing the majesty of meats.”

The restaurant will be in the premises formerly occupied by NYC Bar and Grill, which closed in 2017, just two years after opening.

NYC first opened in premises formerly occupied by Liberty Grill, a similarly themed US styled restaurant, which closed its doors in 2014.

Prior to that it was a trendy cocktail bar called Tonik, which offered drinking and dancing on two levels.