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The Muddy Awards 2019 – Meet The Winners!

OMG, we have winners! Did your favourites win at the Muddy Awards 2019? Check out the best lifestyle businesses across Hants & IoW right here!!

The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2019 romped to a close yesterday with thousands upon thousands of you supporting the local businesses you love the most.

If you’re a regular reader you’ll know that The Muddy Awards are free to all and run positive celebration of the most brilliant, unique and unmissable businesses across the Muddy counties. This year the Awards grew over 100 per cent, showing just how much we’re all #InLoveWithLocal, and how much we appreciate independence and creativity.

A heartfelt and whopping great THANK YOU and multiple love emoji from me 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. Print off this list, be methodical, and plan your fun for the rest of 2019!

Danielle x



Say hello to your BEST…

ART GALLERY: Seaview Gallery (Seaview)

BAR: Incognito (Winchester)

BEAUTY SALON: The Beauty Rooms (Basingstoke)

BOOKSHOP: Mrs Middleton’s Shop (Freshwater)

BOUTIQUE STAY: The Pig (Brockenhurst)

CAFÉ: The Parlour Tearoom (Basingstoke)

CHILDREN’S BUSINESS: Tot Cross Buns (Basingstoke)

DAY SPA: SenSpa, Careys Manor (Brockenhurst)

DESTINATION PUB: Watership Down Inn (Freefolk)

FAMILY ATTRACTION: Finkley Down Farm (Andover)

FARM SHOP/DELI: Newlyns Farm Shop (Hook)

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Jenna Perkins (Basingstoke)

FLORIST: Rabbit & The Rose (Basingstoke)

GIFT SHOP: Qwirky Women (Alton)

HAIR SALON: Salon 73 (Andover)

INTERIORS STORE: No64 Biscuit House (Milford on Sea)

JEWELLERY STORE: Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity (Basingstoke)

LOCAL PRODUCER (FOOD/DRINK): The Isle of Wight Distillery (Ryde)

NEWCOMER: Scrumptious Bakes by Emma (Herriard)

PHOTOGRAPHER: Baby Love Photography (Fleet)

RESTAURANT: The Cliff House (Barton on Sea)

THEATRE/ARTS VENUE: The Anvil (Basingstoke)

WOMEN’S FASHION STORE: Sass & Edge (Winchester)

YOGA/PILATES INSTRUCTOR: Penelope Davies (Whitchurch)


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23 comments on “The Muddy Awards 2019 – Meet The Winners!”

  • len dunce May 23, 2019

    The Parlour Tearoom Basingstoke is the best of the best and well deserved winners.

  • Diane Wilkes May 23, 2019

    great news …Quirky Women won …. this is the best and original gift shop in Alton…it is my no 1 destination for gifts and quirky jewellery.


  • Rosie Harrison May 23, 2019

    Well done no64 Biscuit House it’s such a beautiful business. So proud of you all!

  • Valerie Stone May 23, 2019

    Many congratulations Cliff House,, you deserve it you have super food and the most fantastic staff.

    • Joan Roberts May 31, 2019

      The cliff house Barton on sea is our favourite place. As a couple or with friends the staff are welcoming, they know their menu, they’re just right. The food is the best around for taste and presentation. Well done the cliff house.

  • Helen King May 23, 2019

    Congratulations The Watership Down Inn. Well deserved. Lovely Pub with amazing food and staff.
    Well worth a visit.

  • Josephine Nieves May 23, 2019

    Congratulations to the Cliff House; it’s an absolutely brilliant place to eat and soak in the view.

  • Patti May 23, 2019

    Well done Sass & Edge deserved

  • Elaine May 24, 2019

    Well done Qwirky Women a well deserved award. Its nice to have such a different shop to go to for presents and even for myself.

  • Sarah Allen May 24, 2019

    Well done Penny- a great achievement and we are all so proud of you!!!!

  • Margaret Sennett May 25, 2019

    Congratulations and Well done to lovely Sofia Low Phillips on her win with best jewellery store Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity she does some truly amazing beautiful jewellery it’s truly exquisite

  • Ronnie May 25, 2019

    Sofia sweet Simplicity.
    What cab I say apart from so well deserved. Makes one off best bespoke jewellery. Her eye for detail is amazing. Love and care is put into each piece of jewellery. I have a few bits from her and always get commented on when I wear my jewellery. If you haven’t seen her jewellery….why not? Go take a look you so won’t be disappointed.. Well done. Massive congrats and well deserved. Ixxxx

  • Derek Phillips May 25, 2019

    Well done swet simplicity for winning. A great tribute to a wonderful creative bespoke jeweller

  • Ella Wooster May 25, 2019

    Congratulations to Sofiasweetsimplicity jewellery! I brought a ring there at Christmas and wear it every day, it’s perfect! Well deserved.

  • Akid Zolkifli May 25, 2019

    So happy that Sofia Sweet Simplicity won! The owner has put such dedication Into what shes produced, well deserved!

  • Barbara Bohn May 25, 2019

    Congratulations Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity for the jewelry category! Sofia is my favorite jeweler for family gifts because of the quality and unique design. I bought a sterling and pearl infinity bracelet for each of my daughters last year on Mother’s Day because a Mother’s Love is eternal and my girls loved it! I also bought wedding earrings that are so elegant yet simply sublime. I get compliments on my unique necklaces all the time; so Congratulations Sofia for well earned recognition!

  • CK May 25, 2019

    Congrats Sofia Sweet Simplicity …well done.

  • Robert Keller May 25, 2019

    Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity continues to produce imaginative and inspiring pieces. When purchased as a gift for my wonderful wife it is always a guaranteed hit. I’m very happy Sweet Simplicity won first place but I’m not surprised. They are the best!

  • Andreea Keller May 25, 2019

    Congratulations Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity (Basingstoke)! I am so stoked you won! I am the proud owner of several exquisite crafted jewelry from Sofia, and all I can say is that I am amazed every time by each piece and by Sofia’s creative approach and skills. ❤️🎉

  • Danielle May 26, 2019

    Well done to Sofia Sweet Simplicity! Such lovely and unique pieces of jewellery, a well deserved winner.

  • Katrina May 27, 2019

    Congratulations on your well deserved win, Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity. Sofia makes beautiful, custom made jewellery which is always a pleasure to wear.

  • Lisa McCue May 27, 2019

    The cliff House are well deserved winner. Absolutely stunning food and scenery and the new bar just tops it off to make the perfect place to be all year round.

  • Gayle Hunter June 7, 2019

    Huge congratulations to Sofia of Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity, a beautiful caring, giving and loving lady who totally deserves the award and recognition. Every one of Sofia’s pieces are unique and made with love. Owning a Sofia’s Sweet Simplicity piece is owning a piece of art. Xxx


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