Meet your Muddy Awards 2017 Winners!
A heartfelt thank you to everyone who entered and voted in this year’s highly contested Muddy Stilettos Awards.
The response to the Awards this year has been incredible, with up to 100,000 people per day voting across the Muddy Stilettos sites. The ethos of Muddy Stilettos is all about celebrating and supporting the most unique, interesting, brilliant lifestyle businesses and we hope that we’ve helped to shine a light on the amazing talent in our region.
Our congratulations to all the Winners as well as the worthy Finalists.
The Muddy Team x
Best Art Gallery
The winner in the Art Gallery category is Artique (Tunbridge Wells).
Artique (Tunbridge Wells)
Turner Contemporary (Margate)
Fairfax Gallery (Tunbridge Wells)
Lilford Gallery (Canterbury)
Bauhaus Cafe & Art Gallery (Ashford)
The winner in the Bar category is Fuggles Beer Café (Tunbridge Wells).
Fuggles Beer Café (Tunbridge Wells)
Rocksalt Bar (Folkestone)
Chapel Place Wine Bar (Tunbridge Wells)
Best Beauty Salon
The winner in the Beauty Salon category is No.6 Clinic (Tunbridge Wells).
No.6 Clinic (Tunbridge Wells)
PURE indulgence by the sea (Whitstable)
The Reef Beauty & Lounge (Maidstone)
The Green Door Beauty Salon (Marden)
The Boutique Spa (Locksbottom)
The winner in the Bookshop category is Catching Lives Books (Canterbury).
Catching Lives Books (Canterbury)
Oxfam Books (Tunbridge Wells)
Sevenoaks Bookshop (Sevenoaks)
Harbour Books (Whitstable)
A Bundle of Books (Herne Bay)
Best Boutique Stay
The winner in the Boutique Stay category is Who'd a thought it? (Maidstone).
Who'd a thought it? (Maidstone)
The Milk House (Sissinghurst)
Field Green Oast B & B (Cranbrook)
The Bull at Brenchley (Brenchley)
The Five Bells Inn (Brabourne)
The winner in the Café category is Juliet's (Tunbridge Wells).
Juliet's (Tunbridge Wells)
Swan Street Café (West Malling)
Cafe 1809 (Hildenborough)
Best Children’s Business
The winner in the Children’s Business category is JPA (Tunbridge Wells).
MegaBlaster World (Groombridge)
Sensory Sensations (Ashford)
Best Complementary Therapy Centre
The winner in the Complementary Therapy Centre category is Horsmonden Physiotherapy Centre (Horsmonden).
Horsmonden Physiotherapy Centre (Horsmonden)
Serenity Therapies (Tunbridge Wells)
The Granary Spa (Ashford)
The Chamomile Clinic (Margate)
Sunfish Yoga and Therapy Centre (Wye)
Best Day Spa
The winner in the Day Spa category is Kalmora Spa (Goudhurst).
Champneys Eastwell Manor (Ashford)
Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa (Dartford)
Reynolds Retreat (Borough Green)
Brandshatch Place Hotel Spa (Fawkham)
Best Destination Pub
The winner in the Destination Pub category is The Poet (Matfield).
The Three Chimneys (Biddenden)
The Kentish Hare (Bidborough)
Best Family Attraction
The winner in the Family Attraction category is Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest (Goudhurst).
Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest (Goudhurst)
Kent Life Heritage Farm Park (Maidstone)
The winner in the Farmshop/Deli category is Hartley Dyke Farm Shop Charity Farm (Cranbrook).
Hartley Dyke Farm Shop Charity Farm (Cranbrook)
Fromage & French (Tunbridge Wells)
Macknade Fine Foods (Faversham)
McGuire's Fine Foods (Chatham)
Curiously Kentish (Birchington)
Best Fitness Instructor
The winner in the Fitness Instructor category is Jaime Cooke of Popcycle (Lamberhurst).
Jaime Cooke of Popcycle (Lamberhurst)
Laura Flight PT (Tunbridge Wells)
David von Ribbeck, Evolution Tennis (Brenchley)
Yusra Maru'e, Core Belief Pilates (Sevenoaks)
Florentia Anastasiou, New Generation PT (Tunbridge
The winner in the Florist category is Colonnade Florist (Tunbridge Wells).
Colonnade Florist (Tunbridge Wells)
Astilbe and Sorrel (Hawkhurst)
Lily & Myrtle (Horsmonden)
Blooming Green (Maidstone)
Belle Fleur Floral Design (Sevenoaks)
Best Gift Shop
The winner in the Gift Shop category is The Secret Garden (Borough Green).
The Secret Garden (Borough Green)
Happy & Glorious (Cranbrook)
Love Inc (Tunbridge Wells)
The winner in the Glamping category is Kits Coty (Aylesford).
Gooseberry Field Glamping (Pluckley)
Sunninglye Farm (Tunbridge Wells)
Best Hair Salon
The winner in the Hair Salon category is Morgan Hodges Hair (Tunbridge Wells).
Morgan Hodges Hair (Tunbridge Wells)
The Chapel (Tunbridge Wells)
The Peacock Rooms (Sevenoaks)
Hair at Fifteen (Tenterden)
Matthew Cross (Sevenoaks)
Best Interiors Store
The winner in the Interiors Store category is Skinners (Tunbridge Wells).
Skinners (Tunbridge Wells)
Holloways of Ludlow HOME (Brasted)
Queen Bee Home Interiors (Canterbury)
Dovetail Vintage (Sevenoaks)
Best Jewellery Store
The winner in the Jewellery Store category is Bella Jane Jewellery (Tunbridge Wells).
Bella Jane Jewellery (Tunbridge Wells)
Micallef Jewellers (Rainham)
Reppin and Jones (Whitstable)
Best Local Producer (Food and Drink)
The winner in the Local Producer (Food and Drink) category is Taywell Ice Creams (Paddock Wood).
Taywell Ice Creams (Paddock Wood)
Kent Crisps & Kentish Oils ( Ramsgate)
Flossie Pops Cakery (Sissinghurst)
Major Bakes (Isle of Sheppey)
Best Men’s Store
The winner in the Men’s Store category is County Clothes (Tenterden).
County Clothes (Tenterden)
The Basement (Tunbridge Wells)
Monks Clothing (West Malling)
The winner in the Photographer category is Zuzu Valla Photography (Ashford).
Zuzu Valla Photography (Ashford)
John Starns Photography (Sutton Valence)
Emily Brown Photography (Paddock Wood)
Sarah Clark Photography (Kilndown)
Emma Freeman (Staplehurst)
The winner in the Restaurant category is The Curious Eatery (Boughton Monchelsea).
The Curious Eatery (Boughton Monchelsea)
The West House Restaurant (Biddenden)
Sankey's Seafood Brasserie (Tunbridge Wells)
Thackeray's Restaurant (Tunbridge Wells)
The winner in the Theatre category is The Orchard Theatre (Dartford).
The Orchard Theatre (Dartford)
Trinity Theatre (Tunbridge Wells)
The Marlowe Theatre (Canterbury)
Assembly Hall Theatre (Tunbridge Wells)
Gulbenkian Theatre (Canterbury)
Best Wine Merchant
The winner in the Wine Merchant category is Murcatto Wines (Staplehurst).
Murcatto Wines (Staplehurst)
The Secret Cellar (Tunbridge Wells)
The Wine Room (Whitstable)
Perfect Partners (Cranbrook)
Best Women’s Store
The winner in the Women’s Store category is bod & ted (Tunbridge Wells).
bod & ted (Tunbridge Wells)
Figis Womenswear (Tenterden)
Madam Popoff Vintage (Margate)
The Clever Dresser (Sevenoaks)
Best Yoga/Pilates Studio
The winner in the Yoga/Pilates Studio category is My Time Pilates (Penshurst).
My Time Pilates (Penshurst)
Flow Yoga Studio (Tunbridge Wells)
Core Balance Studio (Tonbridge)
Bethany Lucas Pilates (Orpington)
Weald Power Yoga (Goudhurst)