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The Muddy Award Winners 2019!

Thousands of businesses battled it out in the Muddy Awards this year. Now we have 24 victors - wanna meet them?

The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2019 romped to a close on Wednesday with thousands upon thousands (seriously, the site went bonkers) of you supporting the local businesses you love the most.

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 the Muddy counties. So many  of you voted in the Leicestershire and Rutland Awards across 24 lifestyle categories, showing how much we all appreciate independence and creativity.

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

But enough blather from me. Want to meet your 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 2019!

and Winners…remember I hope to see you at the Breakfast Drinks at The Exchange, Leicester on Weds 29 May from 10am – 12 noon.

Keya x



Best Art Gallery: Wistow Gallery, Wistow, Leicestershire

Best Bar: Bar 33 Cank Street, Leicester

Best Beauty Salon: Mark Stacey Beauty Lounge, Hinckley

Best Bookshop: Kibworth Books, Kibworth

Best Boutique Stay: Manor House Quorn, Quorn

Best Café: Bom Bom Patisserie, Loughborough

Best Children’s Business: Curtain Upp, Uppingham

Best Day Spa: Ragdale Hall, Melton Mowbray

Best Destination Pub: The Olive Branch, Rutland

Best Family Attraction: Rutland Farm Park, Rutland

Best Farmshop/Deli: Farndon Fields Farm Shop, Market Harborough

Best Fitness Instructor: Hannah Gibson / Fitness with Hannah

Best Local Food/Drink Producer: Hambleton Bakery, Oakham Rutland

Best Florist: The Flower Plant, Sileby

Best Gift Shop: More Than Just a Gift at Narborough Hall

Best Hair Salon: Moose House of Hair, Market Harborough

Best Interiors Store: Lily Loves Shopping, Market Harborough

Best Jewellery Store: Ada Gallery, Market Harborough

Best Photographer: Matt Glover Photography, Leicester

Best Restaurant: Ascough’s Bistro, Market Harborough

Best Theatre/Arts Venue: Curve, Leicester

Best Women’s Store: DC Boutique, Kirby Muxloe

Best Yoga/Pilates Instructor: Harry Hewetson (Hot Yoga with Harry)

Best Newcomer: Oh Curio, Oakham Rutland.

AND the lucky winners of the national awards prizes are:

£1000 cash prize – The River Terrace Cafe, Best Cafe, Cambridgeshire
£500 Winser London Wardrobe – Kobi & Teal Gallery, Best Art Gallery, Somerset
£900 Bespoke Great Gatsby suite – The Dolphin Bar, Best Bar, Berkshire

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8 comments on “The Muddy Award Winners 2019!”

  • Paul Becque May 23, 2019

    Congratulations to Miss Helen, her team of Dance Teachers and all the Curtain Upp Dancers that perform around Leicestershire and Rutland and have been awarded for their efforts. Well done, we look forward to seeing you perform at Uppingham Feast Day.

  • Linda May 23, 2019

    Congratulations Omorfi for getting in the top 5 on your first year of trading.

  • Andrea Hickling May 23, 2019

    Well done all of you xxx Making Leicester great x

  • Natalie Rew May 23, 2019

    Well done to all the very worthy winners! These awards are growing yearly in popularity, so winning it is a great achievement! I personally know Hannah Gibson & Matt Glover so want to send an extra special CONGRATULATIONS to them both xx

  • Georgie Franks May 23, 2019

    Well Done to Narborough Hall! So deserved, I can always find something different and beautiful there! 👏🏼🥰

  • Revel Webb May 23, 2019

    The Rutland Water Aqua Park won the Best Family Attraction Award

  • Revel Webb May 23, 2019

    Well done to the James family for presesnting a wonderful day out for all the family

  • Diane Wood May 23, 2019

    Congratulation Debbie and team at D C Boutique. You make shopping for us ladies so special and do amazing work for charity too.

    Well done Alice at Tin and Tonic for being a finalist. You will always be my winner 😍😍


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