Independent Shops

Strolling through the town you will find a wide range of shops and galleries. From traditional independent butchers, bakers and greengrocers to shops and boutiques offering an array of arts, crafts, homeware, jewellery and clothes.

We also highly recommend that when visiting Tankerton you take some time out to enjoy the shops, restaurants, cafes and bars situated just a short walk from the beach and slopes.

Betty Loves Bryan

Independent Shop
Work 108 High Street Kent Whitstable CT5 1AZ UK Work Phone: 01227 271001


Photo of Betty Loves Bryan

If you are looking for contemporary art and style look no further than gallery and lifestyle store Betty loves Bryan. Owned by Whitstable artist Liz Shedden the store carries a cool collection of scandi influenced homeware, stylish clothes and contemporary art – some by Liz herself. The perfect place to buy a gift, stock up on striped Bretons ( if you have forgotten to pack your perfect holiday attire !) or a piece for your wall to take a little bit of Whitstable home with you. …and if you are wondering about the quirky name -Betty and Bryan were Liz’s parents who arrived in Whitstable in 1948! A truly Whitstable store through and through and one not to be missed during your stay.

The downstairs shop-

A warm welcome awaits you with an exclusive collection of clothes and accessories. French Striped Bretons from Saint James and Petit Bateau in France, accessories from Beck Sondergaard, Copenhagen , Cove cashmere as well as clothes from our own b loves b label , plus home accessories every season including scented candles, ceramics and glass.

The upstairs gallery-

We are lucky to represent a small but established group of contemporary artists from Kent and beyond. Something to suit all tastes from meticulous pastel drawings by Elisa Hudson, seascapes by Jersey based artist Graham Tovey to bold abstracts from Neil Kelly and Sarah Stokes, and photo montage by Phil Miller. An ever changing selection so pop in and browse our exclusive collection.

Mention you have seen Betty Loves Bryan on WOW and receive 10% off your purchase.

Opening hours:

Monday 10-5

Tuesday: 11-5

Wednesday: closed

Thursday: 11-5

Friday: 10-5

Saturday : 10-5

Sunday: 12-3


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