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Who are The Muddy Award 2018 winners?

All 24 lifestyle winners from The Muddy Stilettos Awards in Warwickshire.

It’s a wrap and the champagne’s on ice!

The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2018 closed on Friday with thousands upon thousands of you supporting the local businesses you love the most across 24 lifestyle categories, revealing how much we all appreciate independence and creativity.

If you’re a regular reader (or voter!) you’ll know that The Muddy Awards are free to all and run as a good-natured, positive celebration of the most brilliant, unique and unmissable businesses across all of the Muddy counties.

A heartfelt and huge THANK YOU for taking part and multiple love emoji to everyone who took part or voted. A big up to our very deserving finalists too!

But enough from me. Want to meet your Warwickshire winners?! All fabulous and worthy of your applause and hopefully quite a few businesses you don’t already know about so you can use them to plan your fun for the rest of 2018!

Catherine x

The Muddy Stilettos Awards Winners 2018:

Best Art Gallery

Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park  – WINNER
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Slate Art Gallery
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Best Bar

Fizzy Moon Brewhouse  – WINNER
The Gallery
The Kenilworth Cocktail Lounge
The Ironworks Champagne Bar

Best Beauty Salon

Esque  – WINNER
Hampton Clinic
Relax at the Retreat
The Retreat
Kerry Lowe Wellbeing & Beauty

Best Bookshop

Warwick BooksWINNER
Kenilworth Books
Astley Book Farm and Coffee Shop
Big Comfy Bookshop
Hunts Bookshop

Best Boutique Stay

The Fuzzy Duck, ArmscoteWINNER
One Abbey Lane, Southam
Hampton Manor
Valentine Cottage by Mulberry Cottages, Armscote
The George Townhouse, Shipston-on-Stour

Best Café

Coffee Architects – WINNER
Sweet Boutique
Osco’s Fine Foods, Blenheim Nursery

Best Children’s Business

Castle Small Puppet Theatre – WINNER
Drama Tots
Kate’s Storytree
Mudd Kitchens, Brandon
Hooray’s British Gelato Kitchen

Best Day Spa

Ardencote Manor SpaWINNER
Elan Spa at Mallory Court
Bannatyne Spa Wildmoor 
Aromatics of Kenilworth Boutique Day Spa
The Belfry Spa

Best Destination Pub

The Fat Pug  –WINNER
The Red Lion Hunningham 
The Punchbowl Lapworth
The Fuzzy Duck, Armscote
The George Townhouse, Shipston-on-Stour

Best Family Attraction

Warwick Castle – WINNER
The MAD Museum
Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
Mary Arden’s Farm, Wilmcote
Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall

Best Farm Shop/Deli

Hilltop Farm ShopWINNER
5 a Day Alcester
Malt Kiln Farm Shop
Hillers Farm Shop
The Rustic Food Company

Best Fitness Instructor

Mari-Carmen Fitness – WINNER
Jamie Constable PT, Just Change
Hayley Rice – Body Balance Works Physiotherapy Clinic
Elizabeth Dixon, Pole Positions
Sam Russell at Warwickshire Fitness

Best Florist

Sarah Horne – WINNER
Green and Wild
Bumble and Wild
You, Me & Myrtle Floristry & Design
Lucy Walker

Best Gift Shop 

Twinings Home Fragrance  WINNER
Sassy Giraffe
Farringdon & Forbes
Neon Beach Club

Best Hair Salon

Hevans Hair Salon – WINNER
Nicola Smyth
Indigo Hair Salon

Best Interiors Business

Izzy Loops – WINNER
Penny Ann Interiors
Thrills of the Emporium
The Barn, Long Marston
Gorgeous Touch

Best Jewellery Store

Tara Osborne Jewellery  – WINNER
Camilla Jones Jewellers
Meg Rose Jewellery 
Ruth Mary Jewellery
Jewellery by Lora Leedham

Best Local Food Producer

Shakespeare Distillery (Stratford Gin) – WINNER
Caking and Baking, Sweet As
Beki’s Brownies
Napton Water Buffalo
Stratford-upon-Avon Brewery

Best Photographer

Little Beanies  –WINNER
The Tall Photographer
Charlie Flounders Photography
Kirsty Fairweather
Katie McCullough Photography

Best Restaurant

Dough and Brew – WINNER
Tailors Restaurant
Fusca Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurant 
Leave it to Esmies Caribbean Restaurant 
The Tame Hare 

Best Theatre

RSC (RST, The Swan & The Other Place) – WINNER
Warwick Arts Centre
The Attic Theatre
Albany Theatre 

Best Wine Merchant

Leamington Wine Company – WINNER
Vin Neuf Independent Wine Merchants 
Wine Poole Independent Wine Merchant 
C A Rookes Wine Merchants & Importers of Fine Wine

Best Women’s Store

Aspire Style – WINNER
Celebrity Closet
Lilac Rose 
Sass Style 
NV Her

Best Yoga/Pilates Studio

Red Hat Yoga & Wellbeing – WINNER
Silvia Lasnik, Yogabellies 
Lear Fitness Boutique Gym 
Pilates Place
The Serenity Barn with Amy Bell

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2 comments on “Who are The Muddy Award 2018 winners?”

  • JOan Lakie December 11, 2018

    Hi can you tell me when the 2019 nominations will start please?

    • catherine December 13, 2018

      Hi Joan, April 2019. The actual dates will be announced closer to the time, thanks!


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