Exposed Awards 2022: Nominees announced

With less than a month to go until the return of our annual do bigging up the very best of Sheffield, we’ve totted up the votes and can now reveal the top fives in each category.

This year’s awards feature a slight change to the voting system, with the inclusion of a round of voting from a handpicked selection of industry experts with expertise across a number of fields, including Alex Deadman (Tramlines), Franz Von (musician), Xanthe Palmer (BBC Radio Sheffield), Heather Paterson (SAYiT), and Mark Mobbs (Sheffield City Council).

The below categories will be ranked by the judges and the results added to the public vote, with the overall winner announced on the night.

As per, the response from the Exposed readership to this year’s voting has been overwhelming, with thousands of you lovely lot showing love for your favourite bars, pubs, clubs, shops, events, brands, restaurants, businesses, musicians and everything else.

Here are the top fives in each category (in alphabetical order):

Best Bar (sponsored by Moretti)

Best New Bar (sponsored by Beavertown)

Best Traditional Pub (sponsored by Staropramen)

Best Restaurant (sponsored by Madri)

Best New Restaurant (sponsored by City Grab)

Best Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurant (sponsored by Rekorderlig)

Best Sustainable Brand 

Best Cultural Experience (sponsored by OEC)

The Tramlines Award for Best Event

Outdoor City Award

Best Cafe (sponsored by PAGO)

Best Indie Retailer (sponsored by Napoleons)

The Henderson’s Relish Made in Sheffield Award

Best Local Brewery 

Best Live Venue (sponsored by Heineken Silver)

Best Club (sponsored by Gatecrasher Apartments)

Best Food Hall or Courtyard (sponsored by Owlerton Stadium)

Best Unsigned Band or Musician

A huge thank you goes out to all the awards sponsors, including headline sponsor IPM Group and our voting partners Mr Wilson’s and Cubana Tapas Bar.

What’s The Plan?
It’ll be the usual big night craic, taking place at Peddler Warehouse on Thursday 19th May and bigging up the best of the local scene spanning food, drink, culture, fashion, music and beyond – with all winners on the night chosen by you lovely lot, the Exposed readership, and our judges.

‘Ow Much?
Tickets are £40 a pop (£20 standing), which includes entry to the awards, drinks on arrival and food from a range of street food traders – as well as plenty of live entertainment to get you in the party mood.

Fancy a biggun?
Our favourite Mezcal-soaked taqueria/late-night boogie hotspot Pina will be hosting the (in)famous Exposed afterparty bash.

In a nutshell…

Exposed Awards 2022
May 19th
Peddler Warehouse
£40 seated // £20 standing
Contact: // 0114 2757709

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