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Wanna meet your Muddy Awards winners?

… Hell yes! It's been a fast, furious and fabulous Final. But we have 24 glorious Muddy Award winners. Click through and crack open the bubbly.

Muddy Awards 2019 gold log winners confetti

It’s a wrap! The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2019 are officially over for another year. *Sob*

It’s been a fast and furious week of voting. The response to the Awards this year has been incredible, with tens of thousands of you voting for the local shops, businesses and people you love.

If you’re a regular reader (or voter!) you’ll know that The Muddy Awards are free to all and run as a positive celebration of the most brilliant, unique and unmissable businesses across the Muddy counties. A celebration of local and in uncertain times, we need to truly use the insanely talented people working their socks off on our doorstep.

From yours truly – a gibbering wreck of an editor, cross-eyed with checking spreadsheets  – it’s a heartfelt and whopping great THANK YOU to everyone who took part or voted.

The battle was fierce and some categories there was only one or two votes in it. I’m sure you’ll agree that all the Finalists deserve massive praise for making the shortlist. Do checkout out our winners and our finalists in person. They clearly have a lot of fans already so chances are you’ll soon become one yourself! Right, enough blah blah blah from me… WHO FLIPPIN’ WON?!

 

THE MUDDY STILETTOS WINNERS 2019

BEST ART GALLERY: The Base (Greenham Common)

BEST BAR: The Dolphin (Newbury)

BEST BEAUTY SALON: The Pink Door (Hungerford)

BEST BOOKSHOP: The Little Bookshop (Cookham)

BEST BOUTIQUE STAYS: Hurley House Hotel (Hurley)

BEST CAFE: Harrison’s Coffee (Newbury)

BEST CHILDREN’S BUSINESS: The Sleepover Party People (Mortimer)

BEST DAY SPA: Thames Lido (Reading)

BEST DELI/ FARM SHOP: Cobbs Farm Shop (Hungerford)

BEST DESTINATION PUB: The Hind’s Head (Bray)

BEST FAMILY ATTRACTION: Bucklebury Farm Park (Bucklebury)

BEST FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Johnny Stokes JWS Fitness, (Newbury)

BEST FLORIST: Two Little Birds (Bracknell)

BEST GIFT SHOP: Craft Coop (Maidenhead)

BEST HAIR SALON: Gilded Hair (Wokingham)

BEST INTERIORS: The Little Crow’s Nest (Crowthorne)

BEST JEWELLERY STORE: Jewellery by Rococo (Wokingham)

BEST LOCAL PRODUCER (FOOD/DRINK): West Berkshire Brewery (Yattendon)

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER: Natalie Evans Photography (Windsor)

BEST RESTAURANT: The Waterside Inn (Bray)

BEST THEATRE: Corn Exchange (Newbury)

BEST WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE: B The Lifestyle Shop (Newbury)

BEST YOGA/PILATES INSTRUCTOR: Stacey Bareham, Oh So Yoga (Aborfield)

BEST NEWCOMER: Colline’s Kitchen (Newbury) 

That’s it until next year. Thank you, I love you all (*sob*). I have a a fridge full of prosecco to inhale and will be back with my miserable hangover tomorrow.

Rachel x

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2 comments on “Wanna meet your Muddy Awards winners?”

  • Jenny May 23, 2019

    Congratulations everyone and well done Newbury for having soooo many fabulous winners! It’s a great place to live and work and to visit – come and visit some of our brilliant winners 🙂

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    • Jenny May 23, 2019

      Actually – having had a look through again …..Congratulations everyone in West Berkshire…..we have half the winners!!! Amazing, I hope all you lovely independent businesses carry on going from strength to strength…..I’m off to Harrison’s Coffee next week to meet a friend, all thanks to the Muddy Awards! Well done for all your hard work Rachel!

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