Brighton Top 20 – BRAVO 2019 category winners
On March 28th at 4 pm, we announced the winners of this years 2019 BRAVO awards. Nearly thirty thousand of you, the general public, voted for your favourite food and drink venues in Brighton and Sussex, and the results are in.
Here are your winners and Brighton top 20 in each of the 16 categories for the 2019 BRAVO awards
With a Masterchef title, a Michelin Plate, three AA Rosettes and 5 Good Food Guide Mentions, Steven Edwards, owner of etch. is no stranger to success. Leaving an impression on the people of Brighton and Sussex, you agreed with the industry experts and voted etch. winner of the BRAVO Best Restaurant category. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Restaurant’ category here.
One of four well established Gingerman Group restaurants in Brighton and Sussex, your most Sussex dining experience of choice was The Ginger Fox. Top 3 in this category for the second year running, the South Downs views and locally sourced produce seems to be a winning combination. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Sussex Finest’ category here.
Independent, ethical and family run, you’ll be one of many if you claim Moksha to be your favourite brunch and breakfast spot in Brighton. Enjoy a cup of their signature coffee blend alongside a classic, or not so classic Full English or with their famous pancake stack best served drizzled in maple syrup with a side of crispy bacon. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Brunch’ category here.
For the second year, Terre A Terre continues to pioneer vegetarian and plant-based food in Brighton. Even Die-hard carnivores flock to this Brighton institution to witness creative finesse at its finest. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Plant Champions’ category here.
Authenticity and integrity came high on your list of values when choosing the best cocktails Brighton is serving. We know that because the winners of the BRAVO Best Cocktail category Plateau, believe in fresh ingredients, respectful methods of preparation and unpretentious presentation. It turned out to be your perfect mix. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Cocktails’ category here.
Isn’t it common knowledge that children like pizza and pasta most of all? It comes as no surprise then, that the crown of most family-friendly goes to authentic Neopolitan restaurant, Nuposto. Their combination of spaciousness, pocket-friendly prices, speed and quality ticks all the boxes when making a day of it in the city. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Cocktails’ category here.
Feel good baskets of wings and burgers served with real spice sensation sauces won your hearts when voting for your favourite pub grub in Brighton. Lost Boys Chicken keeps you coming back, time and time again and for that, they are well-deserved winners of this sort after category. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Pub Grub’ category here.
The hospitality industry is renowned for its seemingly never-ending chain of staff turn around. Indian Summer, however, has managed to hold onto a team of relentlessly committed front of house staff, whose efforts make them the well-deserved winners of this award. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Welcome’ category here.
A locals favourite, Starfish and Coffee take a first place BRAVO title for the second year running, proving they win our hearts and loyalty with their warm welcomes and fantastic flat whites; even if they are located amongst those dreaded hills of Hanover. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Cafe Culture’ category here.
Sea views, Victorian splendour and an award-winning menu by chef Alan White. Afternoon Tea at The Grand Hotel proves you really can have it all. More than just a name you declared The Grand Hotel Afternoon Tea to be the Grandest Afternoon Tea in the land! (well, Brighton). View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Afternoon Tea’ category here.
Brightonians in pursuit of the perfect Sunday roast move like the murmurations of starlings over the city, and landed this year amongst The Geese on Southover. Their winning formula continues to back the trend towards straight forward basics that this year’s BRAVOs seems to reflect, with fresh, seasonal ingredients treated with respect and served in generous quantities winning the day. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Sunday Roast’ category here.
Ten Green Bottles is a well-matured city favourite of ours when it comes to a great glass of wine in Brighton. Founded in 2007, this bar and off license offered something new to the people of Brighton. It seems you got a taste for the concept and have been drinking it in ever since. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Wine List’ category here.
Introduced to Brighton’s Preston Street late 2018, Kujira and its flameless coal grill, small plate style menu and cocktail karaoke bar had you hooked from the word go. Think sleek Tokyo izakaya bar without the 15-hour flight or the jet-lag. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best International Cuisine’ category here.
The driving force behind high profile sustainability campaigns in Brighton, Moshimo launched Fishlove and The Great Moshimo Vegan Challenge over ten years ago. You have rewarded them for their commitment to our oceans and crowned the winners of the Sustainable Eats category. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Sustainable Eats’ category here.
Support for winners of the Eat Well for Less catagory, The Real Junk Food Project was extraordinary. You voted loud and clear for this charitable organisation that intercepts perfectly good food destined for landfill and serves it to communities on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis, regardless of financial circumstances. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Eat Well for Less’ category here.
The winner of Best Pub is The Robin Hood in Norfolk Place, where owners Chris and Anna have been familiar faces behind the pumps for over ten years. While society suffers from increasing loneliness and homogeneity of choice, you chose a pub that is community spirited to the core, with all the lumps, bumps and quirks of a time honoured legend. View the Brighton Top 20 winners in the BRAVO 2019 ‘Best Pub’ category here.