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 New Brewery Arts (Cirencester).

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New Brewery Arts (Cirencester)
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Museum in the Park (Stroud)
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Chapel Arts (Cheltenham)
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Stroud Valleys Artspace (Stroud)
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Prema (Uley)
Best Bar

The winner in the Bar category is The Vault (Nailsworth).

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The Vault (Nailsworth)
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Bottle of Sauce (Cheltenham)
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Crazy Eights at No 131 (Cheltenham)
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Gloucester Brewery (Gloucester)
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Lily Gins (Cheltenham)
Best Beauty Salon

The winner in the Beauty Salon category is Mez-Mer-Eyez (Gloucester).

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Mez-Mer-Eyez (Gloucester)
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Beauty Box (Gloucester)
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Essentially You (Nailsworth)
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The Beauty Spot (Gloucester)
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Just Beauty (Stroud)
Best Bookshop

The winner in the Bookshop category is Octavia’s Bookshop (Cirencester).

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Octavia’s Bookshop (Cirencester)
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The Suffolk Anthology (Cheltenham)
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Stroud Bookshop (Stroud)
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Yellow Lighted Bookshops (Nailsworth & Tetbury)
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Jaffe & Neal (Stow-on-the-Wold)
Best Boutique Stay

The winner in the Boutique Stay category is Barnsley House (Cirencester).

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Barnsley House (Cirencester)
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The Painswick (Painswick)
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Cowley Manor (Cheltenham)
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Tudor Farmhouse (Clearwell, Forest of Dean)
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Blaisdon House (Blaisdon, Forest of Dean)
Best Café

The winner in the Café category is The Edge Café (Wotton-under-Edge).

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The Edge Café (Wotton-under-Edge)
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The Canteen (Nailsworth)
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Star Anise (Stroud)
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Brew & Bake (Cheltenham)
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Scandinavian Coffee Pod (Cheltenham)
Best Children’s Store

The winner in the Children’s Store category is Crocodile Toy Shop (Cirencester).

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Crocodile Toy Shop (Cirencester)
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Carousel (Cheltenham)
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Relaxed Birthing (Gloucester)
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The Orange Pig (Tewkesbury)
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Wee Clothing (Gloucester)
Best Complementary Therapy Centre

The winner in the Complementary Therapy Centre category is The Chamomile Rooms (Cheltenham).

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The Chamomile Rooms (Cheltenham)
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Active Therapy (Cirencester)
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Cheltenham Holistic Health Centre (Cheltenham)
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Stroud Natural Health Clinic (Stroud)
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Vanilla Moon Organic (Cheltenham)
Best Day Spa

The winner in the Day Spa category is Calcot Manor (Tetbury).

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Calcot Manor (Tetbury)
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Greenway Hotel & Spa (Cheltenham)
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Spa at Lapstone (Chipping Campden)
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Chapel Spa (Cheltenham)
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Ellenborough Park (Cheltenham)
Best Destination Pub

The winner in the Destination Pub category is The Bell at Sapperton (Sapperton).

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The Bell at Sapperton (Sapperton)
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The Woolpack (Slad)
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The Hollow Bottom (Guiting Power)
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The Royal Oak (Tetbury)
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Amberley Inn (Amberley)
Best Family Attraction

The winner in the Family Attraction category is Giffords Circus (Stroud).

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Giffords Circus (Stroud)
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Slimbridge Wetland Centre (Slimbridge)
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Cotswold Farm Park (Guiting Power)
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Beechenhurst Lodge (Coleford)
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Painswick Rococo Garden (Painswick)
Best Farmshop/Deli

The winner in the Farmshop/Deli category is Court Farm Shop (Cheltenham).

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Court Farm Shop (Cheltenham)
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Jolly Nice (Frampton Mansell)
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The Orchard Deli (Quedgeley)
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Jesse Smith (Cirencester)
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Gloucester Services (near Gloucester)
Best Fitness Instructor

The winner in the Fitness Instructor category is Forma Gymnastic Strength Training (Gloucester & St.

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Forma Gymnastic Strength Training (Gloucester & St
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Momentum Polefitness (Gloucester)
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Dan Fivey Personal Training (Cheltenham)
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Priory Gym (Tetbury)
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Fitbing Personal Training (Stroud)
Best Florist

The winner in the Florist category is Bluebell Wood Florist (Tewkesbury).

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Bluebell Wood Florist (Tewkesbury)
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The Lily Pad (Stroud)
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The Blooming Bears (Cheltenham)
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Jacaranda Flowers (Nailsworth)
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Charlotte Elizabeth Bespoke Floristry (Cheltenham)
Best Gift Shop

The winner in the Gift Shop category is Cheltenham Collective (Cheltenham).

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Cheltenham Collective (Cheltenham)
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Fourteen Lifestyle (Stroud)
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Made in Stroud (Stroud)
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Moot (Coleford)
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Meggie’s (Stow-on-the-Wold)
Best Glamping

The winner in the Glamping category is The Glamping Orchard (Longney).

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The Glamping Orchard (Longney)
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Thistledown Farm (Nympsfield)
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Wigwams at National Diving & Activity Centre (Tide
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Fireside Glamping (Chalford)
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Dome Garden (Coleford)
Best Hair Salon

The winner in the Hair Salon category is Cream (Cheltenham & Gloucester).

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Cream (Cheltenham & Gloucester)
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Ashley Paul (Gloucester)
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Harriet’s Organic Hairdressing (Stroud)
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Ella Hair and Beauty Salon (Cheltenham)
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The Beauty Barn (Stroud)
Best Interiors Store

The winner in the Interiors Store category is Malt House Emporium (Stroud).

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Malt House Emporium (Stroud)
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Casa Interiors (Newnham on Severn)
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Cotswold Grey (Moreton-in-Marsh)
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Hounam (Cheltenham)
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Best Jewellery Store

The winner in the Jewellery Store category is Armed & Gorgeous (Nailsworth).

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Armed & Gorgeous (Nailsworth)
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RJ Spicer (Cheltenham)
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Taylor Black (Tetbury)
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Time After Time Vintage (Stroud)
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Wild At Heart (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Best Local Producer (Food and Drink)

The winner in the Local Producer (Food and Drink) category is Salt Bakehouse (Stonehouse).

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Salt Bakehouse (Stonehouse)
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Hobbs House Bakery (Chipping Sodbury)
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Sibling Distillery (Cheltenham)
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Kate Crunch Handmade Confectionery (Stroud)
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Luella’s Cotswold Cakes (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Best Men’s Store

The winner in the Men’s Store category is James Lear (Nailsworth).

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James Lear (Nailsworth)
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Monty Smith (Cheltenham)
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The Union Project (Cheltenham)
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Brocks (Cirencester)
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The Tetbury Tailor (Tetbury)
Best Photographer

The winner in the Photographer category is Blink of an Eye (Tewkesbury).

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Blink of an Eye (Tewkesbury)
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Kayleigh Adams Photography (Chalford)
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Louise Aston Photography (Highnam)
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James Fear (Cheltenham)
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Kate Brown Photography (South Cerney)
Best Restaurant

The winner in the Restaurant category is Vinnie’s Eatery (Cheltenham).

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Vinnie’s Eatery (Cheltenham)
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The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen (Stroud)
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Kibou Sushi (Cheltenham)
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Prithvi (Cheltenham)
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The White Spoon (Cheltenham)
Best Theatre

The winner in the Theatre category is Bacon Theatre (Cheltenham).

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Bacon Theatre (Cheltenham)
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Everyman Theatre (Cheltenham)
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The Roses Theatre (Tewkesbury)
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The Playouse (Cheltenham)
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The Cotswold Playhouse (Stroud)
Best Wine Merchant

The winner in the Wine Merchant category is Tivoli Wines (Cheltenham).

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Tivoli Wines (Cheltenham)
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D’Arcy Wines (Cheltenham)
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Woodchester Valley’s Cellar Door (South Woodches
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Talking Wines (Cirencester)
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Vinotopia Wine (Tetbury)
Best Women’s Store

The winner in the Women’s Store category is Law & Company (Stow-on-the-Wold).

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Law & Company (Stow-on-the-Wold)
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Jungle (Cirencester)
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Blue (Cheltenham)
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Anna Lizzio (Tetbury)
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Lola (Cirencester)
Best Yoga/Pilates Studio

The winner in the Yoga/Pilates Studio category is Cheltenham Pilates & Yoga (Cheltenham).

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Cheltenham Pilates & Yoga (Cheltenham)
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Quay Yoga Studio (Gloucester)
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One Grove (Cheltenham)
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Ella & Fleur Hot Yoga (Cheltenham)
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Crow & Wild (Gloucester)
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