The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Award Finalists 2015

The cream of the city’s hospitality scene join together to celebrate the grand finals of this year’s Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Awards, sponsored by PHS Group. photo ©Julia Claxton

Public nominations for the 2015 Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Awards closed at the end of August, seeing a bumper year of both award categories and nominations. This year, the awards are only accepting nominations from food businesses with a Food Hygiene Rating (‘Scores on the Doors’) of four stars or greater.

Our panel of judges is currently secret shopping or interviewing the top three finalists in each category, with the grand finals – hosted by Andrew Kay of Latest and Allison Ferns from BBC Sussex – to be held at Hotel du Vin on Monday 2 November.

Finalists in each category are as below:

Best Breakfast
– Joe’s Café
– LangeLee’s
– V&H Café

Best Burger
– Burger Brothers
– Coggings & Co
– Trolls Pantry

Best Café

– Joe’s Café
– LangeLee’s
– V&H Café

Cocktail Bar
– Cocktail Shack
– Plotting Parlour
– Twisted Lemon

Family Dining
– Breeze
– Avenue
– Terre à Terre

Food/Drink Shop
– Butler’s Wine Cellar
– Hisbe
– Infinity Food

Food Pub

– The Ginger Pig
– The Basketmakers
– The Prince George

Best Place to Sleep
– Artist Residence
– Myhotel
– Hotel du Vin

Food/Drink Producer in the City
– Boho Gelato
– Brighton Gin
– Terre à Terre

Best Pub
– Basketmakers
– Lion & Lobster
– Hand in Hand

– 64 Degrees
– Terre à Terre
– Food for Friends

Sunday Lunch

– Earth & Stars
– Breeze
– Coal Shed

Best Takeaway

– Chilli Pickle Canteen
– Pizzaface
– Burger Brothers

Best Place to do Business
– Hotel du Vin
– Terre à Terre
– Avenue

Food Hero
– Henry Butler
– Amanda Powley = Michael Bremner = Seb Cole

– Eat Naked
– Silo
– The Set

Sustainable Food Business
– Silo
– Hisbe
– Infinity

Young Chef (aged 25 or under on 31 August)
– Ione Fletcher (Twit Twoo Bakery)
– Isaac Bartlett-Copeland (Isaac At)
– Johanna Trembley (64 Degrees)


  1. well done to all finalist for foodie awards finalists, best wishes to all in November.
    Be proud to be in the finalist categories, good luck to you all.


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