The BRAVO 2017 winners, the best Restaurants in Brighton

After a mammoth 24,052 votes the results are finally in and we can announce the winners of the 2017 BRAVO awards, as voted for by the Brighton and Sussex public! 

The winners…

Best Restaurant categoryBest Restaurant

Sponsored by ResDiary

It’s the biggie! There’s plenty to play for in this category and it’s open to all! There’s just one question to answer… who’s the best of the best?

Most Brighton SponsorMost ‘Brighton’ Venue

Sponsored by Juice FM

We want to know where encapsulates the spirit of this city. Perhaps they’re quirky, innovative or ace at contributing to the community – it’s up to you to decide.

Best Sussex venueBest Sussex Venue

Sponsored by Harvey’s Brewery

Surrounded by the rolling Sussex countryside, Brightonians need to escape the city once in a while and we want to know where you choose to go for a great roast or a bite to eat on a day trip (within 15 miles of Brighton).

Feel Good EatsFeel Good Eats

Sponsored by SourcedBox

Nourish your soul with great food and friendly service. Which venue makes you feel good inside and out? They could be super healthy, vegetarian or just plain lovely to be around.

Best local produce sponsor - BRAVOBest Venue for Local Produce

Sponsored by BN Fish Supplies

Provenience is key to this category. Which venue deserves to be recognised for using local ingredients, supporting Sussex farmers or even foraging from the land.

Best Brunch categoryBest Brunch

Sponsored by Fleurets

Brighton just loves to brunch! We want to know your favourite spot for a early morning snack or a gut busting hangover feed – friendly welcome compulsory!

Just as good at HomeJust as Good at Home

Sponsored by Deliveroo

For the nights where you park yourself on the sofa and order in. Whose food tastes just as good in the comfort of your own home as it does on a fancy plate in the restaurant.

Most Child Friendly VenueChild Friendly

Sponsored by ABC

Where do you like to take the sprogs? This category celebrates the venues who offer great kids menus, spotless changing facilities and a warm welcome.

Best Bites on a Budget CategoryBest Bites on a Budget

Sponsored by Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

We’re seeking out the best quality food at fantastic prices. Be it a quick nibble to go or a full on meal – who does it well on a budget?

Best for drinking categoryBest Venue For Drinking

Sponsored by Enotria + Coe

Bottoms up! Where do you head for a cold craft beer, cocktail or wine? Let’s shake things up and celebrate the best drinking holes this town has to offer!

Most dog friendly venueDog Friendly

Sponsored by Restaurants Brighton

With increasing numbers of eateries allowing dogs to visit we want to celebrate our pooch’s favourite venues. Who goes above and beyond, offering added extras for your canine pals?

Best Sunday Roast CategoryMost Satisfying Sunday Roast

Sponsored by XDB Photography

A British institution, the mighty Sunday Roast divides friends like no other. Which venue offers a fab meaty roast and also delicious options for veggies and vegans? Who are you rooting for to win this coveted award?

Best CoffeeBest Coffee

Sponsored by Ed Hamilton Video

Coffee houses are two a penny but who stands out? Blends, roasting, cold-brews and latte art all come into play in this important race to be Brighton’s best coffee patrons.

Best for a dateBest Place For a Date

Sponsored by Join the Social Club

Let’s get personal – where do you head to wine and dine? Do you favour a traditionally romantic setting or is there a venue who offers something more unique?

Best food grubBest Pub Grub

Sponsored by Very Useful Software

From a great pie and mash to steak and chips – which pub is getting it spot on? Inner city to country, gastro, veggie or traditional – it’s all to play for!

Best Afternoon TeaBest Afternoon Tea

Sponsored by

Tea and cake are the perfect combination for a fantastic afternoon out. And it’s not all about scones and jam, how about a fish afternoon tea or a three-tiered masterpiece? There’s plenty of competition in this category!