The dog-friendly venue awards 2022 nominees!


  • Small chains or independent businesses only
  • Must sport a Dogs Welcome window sticker
  • Must be dog friendly lol


  • Category winners will be added to our Editor’s Picks
  • Runners up will be added to category pages Editor’s Picks
  • A Shiny Sticker ✨


  • Dog friendliest café – Hove
  • Dog friendliest café – Brighton
  • Dog pub of the year – Hove
  • Dog pub of the year – Brighton
  • Dogs allowed shop of the year
  • Instagram account of the year
  • Dog friendly hairdresser of the year
  • Fancy dog friendly restaurant of the year

Dog friendliest café nominees


One Bread

It’s a café in a great big huge massive church


Dyke Road Park Café

A charming park building with sea and park views


Richards Café

”Would your dog like a sausage?”



Billie’s café

They’ll make a fuss of dogs and humans alike


Moes coffee bar

Hot coffee and a warm welcome for your 4-legged friends


Joe’s Café

Dog-friendly non-greasy spoon


Dog pub of the year nominees


Three Jolly Butchers

There’s nothing as jolly as a butchers dog! Have a butchers at their dog-print decor


The Barley Mow

As cosy a pub as you’re going to find in Kemptown, snug as a pug in a pub


The Robin Hood

Impossible to escape a fussing from the staff!


The Exchange

A veritable carpet of dogs awaits you


The Watchmakers Arms

Small but perfectly formed, like dogs.


Bottom’s Rest

If you can find it, you and your pups will love it


Dogs allowed in shop of the year

Dockerills Hardware

They have three in-house dogs!


Kindly of Brighton

Super dog-friendly supermarket


Tinkers Hardware

A local shop for local people and local dogs


Instagram account of the year

The Pet Shed

Fiveways community stalwart – tips and competitions


Archies Empawrium

Seafront dog-paraphernalia paradise. It’s called fashion, look it up.


Coastway Vets

Sussex vets, generous with pet care advice and pup pics


Dog friendly hair salons fancy restaurants of the year

Dog-friendly hair salon of the year

Do Lalli

Chic yet friendly dog loving hair salon. Meet the two in-house pups!


Retro pink salon

Characterful retro salon with free pats/treats


Teddy Edwards

Hipster barbers with a pro-dog policy


Fancy dog-friendly restaurant of the year


Vegan dining so fancy you won’t believe dogs are allowed



Complimentary salmon sashimi for your furry pal!


Cin Cin

Posh Italian food with a relaxed approach to pups


This concludes our 2022 awards nominees. Let us know if we’ve missed your favourite!