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Take a look at Sheffield’s former Spearmint Rhino strip club – it now looks very different after re-opening as a sports pub Extra Time Bar & Grill

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Here we bring you a video tour of the bar, which replaces the old Spearmint Rhino strip club with a funky new two-story venue.

In the ground floor games room, which opened in November, guests can play shuffleboard on two 22-foot-long tables, as well as digital darts, billiards or darts. arcade or follow the latest sports action broadcast on high definition television screens.

The bar also has a large central jumbotron ideal for watching major sporting events.

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Extra Time Sports Bar and Grill on Brown Street. Photo Scott Merrylee

General Manager Nathan Gordon, of Gleadless, said: “We have 40 screens. We want it to be a great place to watch sports where you can see from every seat.

“We’ve noticed that with some sports bars you sometimes can’t see the screens from where you’re sitting.”

Nathan explained why the bar decided to go with shuffleboard, a game where players slide weighted pucks along the smooth wooden surface, trying to land them in the scoring area at the end .

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Extra Time Sports Bar and Grill on Brown Street. Photo Scott Merrylee

“Shuffleboard is a great leveler. If I play pool and I’m really good I’ll win nine times out of 10, whereas with shuffleboard you can win 10 games and lose 10 games.

“It’s really good, it’s exciting, it’s fun and it’s open to anyone of any ability.”

Nathan said staff need to instruct players not to dust the thin layer of sand from the playing surface – it’s what helps the discs fly. They must cover the surfaces every day.

He intends to organize tournaments if the customers really want a little good-natured competition.

The bar sells cocktails as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and Extra Time also offers an American grill-style cuisine menu featuring burgers, hot dogs, chicken wings, tortillas and loaded fries.

Customers can sit at high tables or in booths, which can be reserved in advance.

Extra Time Sports Bar and Grill on Brown Street. Photo Scott Merrylee