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 Compton Verney (Warwickshire).

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Compton Verney (Warwickshire)
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Rugby Art Gallery & Museum (Rugby)
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Fosse House Gallery (Dunchurch, nr Rugby)
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The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum (Coventry)
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Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
Best Bar

The winner in the Bar category is The Drawing Board (Leamington).

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The Drawing Board (Leamington)
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Bacco Lounge (Rugby)
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The Square (Warwick)
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Bar 25 (Cafe Vin Cinq, Rugby)
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Morgan's Bar (Restaurant 23, Leamington Spa)
Best Beauty Salon

The winner in the Beauty Salon category is Esque Beauty (Leamington Spa).

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Esque Beauty (Leamington Spa)
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Urban Beauty (Rugby)
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La Petite Beautique (Rugby)
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Henley Rooms (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Elizabeth Beauty (Rugby)
Best Bookshop

The winner in the Bookshop category is Warwick Books (Warwick).

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Warwick Books (Warwick)
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The Stagey Fox (Leamington Spa)
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The Big Comfy Bookshop (Fargo Village, Coventry)
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The Treehouse Bookshop (Kenilworth)
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Astley Book Farm (Bedworth)
Best Boutique Stay

The winner in the Boutique Stay category is The Fuzzy Duck (Armscote).

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The Fuzzy Duck (Armscote)
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The George Townhouse (Shipston on Stour)
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The Bell at Alderminster (Alderminster)
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The Red Lion (Long Compton)
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Hampton Manor (Hampton in Arden)
Best Café

The winner in the Café category is Coffee Architects (Leamington Spa).

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Coffee Architects (Leamington Spa)
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The Stock Pot Cafe (Ryton-on-Dunsmore)
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Osco's Fine Foods (Blenheim Nursery, Bidford-on-A
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Procaffeinate (Leamington Spa)
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Stonemonkey Cafe (Leamington Spa)
Best Children’s Store

The winner in the Children’s Store category is Jaide's Stage Studios (Rugby).

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Jaide's Stage Studios (Rugby)
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Strider Bike UK (Bishops Tachbrook nr Leamington)
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Yes Bebe (Coventry)
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Molly's Cotton Tails (Alcester)
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ARTventurers (Central Warwickshire)
Best Complementary Therapy Centre

The winner in the Complementary Therapy Centre category is Aromatics of Kenilworth (Kenilworth).

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Aromatics of Kenilworth (Kenilworth)
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Tree of Life Holistics (Rugby)
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Neal's Yard Therapies (Leamington Spa
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Earth Spirit Crystals (Nuneaton)
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Springhill Therapy (Rugby)
Best Day Spa

The winner in the Day Spa category is Elan Spa (Mallory Court Country House Hotel, Leami.

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Elan Spa (Mallory Court Country House Hotel, Leami
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Wildmoor Spa (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Ardencote Spa (Ardencote Manor Hotel, Claverdon, W
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Santai Spa (Resorts World
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The Welcombe Spa (Hallmark Hotels, Stratford-upon-
Best Destination Pub

The winner in the Destination Pub category is The Old Lion (Harborough Magna).

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The Old Lion (Harborough Magna)
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The Kitchen (Farnborough)
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The Malt Shovel (Barston)
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The Red Lion (Long Compton, Shipston on Stour)
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Tom O The Wood Country Pub (Rowington, Warwick)
Best Family Attraction

The winner in the Family Attraction category is Hatton Adventure World (Hatton nr Warwick).

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Hatton Adventure World (Hatton nr Warwick)
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Mary Arden's Farm (Wilmcote nr Stratford)
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Sgt Bilkos Vintage Emporium (Fargo Village, Covent
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Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park (Compton Verney)
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Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall (Stratford-u
Best Farmshop/Deli

The winner in the Farmshop/Deli category is Pumpkins Deli (Brinklow).

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Pumpkins Deli (Brinklow)
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Hilltop Farm (Hunningham)
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Aubrey Allen (Leamington Spa)
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Hillers Farm Shop (Alcester)
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Taste of Country (Shipston on Stour)
Best Fitness Instructor

The winner in the Fitness Instructor category is Lauren Gregory PT (Leamington Spa).

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Lauren Gregory PT (Leamington Spa)
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Mandy Feisty Fitness (Rugby)
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Janine Cassidy PT (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Dan Wilcox (New Leaf, Ryton-on-Dunsmore)
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Bliss Dance (Nuneaton & Coventry)
Best Florist

The winner in the Florist category is Stemsations (Frankton).

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Stemsations (Frankton)
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Garden Gate (Rugby)
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Albetine Floral Designs (Dunchurch)
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Lisa Drinkwater Flowers (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Sarah Horne Flowers (Leamington Spa)
Best Gift Shop

The winner in the Gift Shop category is Etcetera (Rugby).

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Etcetera (Rugby)
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Nest (Rugby)
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Joco Interiors (Nuneaton)
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Mustard Mash (Alcester)
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Earth Spirit Crystals (Nuneaton)
Best Glamping

The winner in the Glamping category is Hilltop Hideaways (Hunningham).

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Hilltop Hideaways (Hunningham)
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Cotswolds Camping (Shipston-on-Stour)
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Talton Lodge (Newbold-on-Stour)
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Mousley House Farm Campsite (Rowington, Warwick)
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Twiteys Tipis (Warwick)
Best Hair Salon

The winner in the Hair Salon category is Indigo Hair Salon (Leamington Spa).

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Indigo Hair Salon (Leamington Spa)
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Rock 'n'Roller Parlour (Fargo Village, Coventry)
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Headmasters (Leamington Spa)
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Vanity Box (Warwick)
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Cabello (Kenilworth)
Best Interiors Store

The winner in the Interiors Store category is The Dog House and Home (Warwick).

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The Dog House and Home (Warwick)
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My Vintage Heaven (Rugby)
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Bonds Lifestyle (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Henley Vintage & Home (Henley-in-Arden)
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The Track House/Curtain Emporium (Blackwell nr Shi
Best Jewellery Store

The winner in the Jewellery Store category is Rock n Chains (Balsall Common).

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Rock n Chains (Balsall Common)
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Camilla Jones (Alcester)
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Meg Rose Jewellery (Leamington Spa)
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Hamlingtons Fine Jewellery (Stratford-upon-Avon &
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John Garland Taylor Jewellery (Hatton Shopping Vil
Best Local Producer (Food and Drink)

The winner in the Local Producer (Food and Drink) category is Springfield Kitchen (Bilton, Rugby).

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Springfield Kitchen (Bilton, Rugby)
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Choc n roll (Fargo Village, Coventry)
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The Grazing Table Company (Leamington Spa) & Revel
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Goodies Galore (Newbold-on-Stour)
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Henley Chocolates, (Wootton Wawen)
Best Men’s Store

The winner in the Men’s Store category is Albert Menswear (Rugby).

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Albert Menswear (Rugby)
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Positive Outlook (Fargo Village, Coventry)
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Chapter (Leamington Spa)
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Robinsons Bespoke Tailors (Alcester)
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Henley House (Henley-in-Arden)
Best Photographer

The winner in the Photographer category is Missy P Photography (Stratford-upon-Avon).

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Missy P Photography (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Siobhan Elizabeth Photography (Leamington Spa)
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Linda Scannell Photography (Warwick)
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My Rural Tribe, Sian Mercer (Lighthorne Heath)
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Alice & Grace photography (Nuneaton)
Best Restaurant

The winner in the Restaurant category is Cafe Vin Cinq (Rugby).

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Cafe Vin Cinq (Rugby)
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Fusca (Warwick)
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Restaurant 23 (Leamington Spa)
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Tame Hare (Leamington Spa)
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Kitchenorium pop-up (Leamington
Best Theatre

The winner in the Theatre category is Rugby Theatre (Rugby).

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Rugby Theatre (Rugby)
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Royal Shakespeare Company (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Theatre Absolute (Coventry)
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Playbox Theatre (Warwick)
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Stratford Artshouse (Stratford-upon-Avon)
Best Wine Merchant

The winner in the Wine Merchant category is Leamington Wine Company (Leamington Spa).

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Leamington Wine Company (Leamington Spa)
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S H Jones (Leamington)
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Vin Neuf (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Underwood Wines (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Vinology (Stratford-upon-Avon)
Best Women’s Store

The winner in the Women’s Store category is Terracotta (Rugby).

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Terracotta (Rugby)
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Sass (Rugby)
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The Bridal Boutique Warwickshire (Henley-in-Arden)
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Razzberry Crown (Alcester)
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Shakespeare in Love Wedding Boutique (Stratford-up
Best Yoga/Pilates Studio

The winner in the Yoga/Pilates Studio category is The Loft Yoga Stdio (Stratford-upon-Avon).

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The Loft Yoga Stdio (Stratford-upon-Avon)
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Old School Yoga Studio (Preston-on-Stour)
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Stonemonkey Yoga Stdio (Leamington Spa_
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Shape It Up Pilates (Rugby)
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Well Centre (Leamington Spa)
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