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And the winners are…

The votes have been counted. Drum roll please… Say hello to the lifestyle businesses you've voted as the best in Surrey.

The Muddy Awards 2018 are over and what a romp that was! Thank you so very much to all the many thousands of you who supported the brilliant indie businesses in the area, and thank you also to the Finalists, all of whom would have made worthy winners.

We really are so lucky to have such wonderful independent business in Surrey – and such supportive and loyal communities who get behind them. I say that’s a big cheer for everyone.

Anyhoo, you can see all the winners for yourself below. Go visit them next time you’re passing by and see what all the fuss is about!

BEST ART GALLERY
Winner: The Art Shed at the Medicine Garden, Cobham
2. Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village, Compton
3. The Lightbox, Woking
4. Kirstin Wood pop-up galleries, Merstham
5. New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham


BEST BAR
Winner: The Botanist, Farnham
2. Lime Bar, Leatherhead
3. Komo Cocktail Bar, Guildford
4. No 39, Weybridge
5. Cattle and Cocktail, Oxted


BEST BEAUTY SALON
Winner: The Beauty Nest, Chobham
2. Buttercup Beauty, Horsell
3. The Village Beauty Spa, Caterham
4. Polished Nail and Beauty Lounge, Godalming
5. Leah Durrant Hair Salon and Beauty Re:Treat, Chertsey


BEST BOOKSHOP
Winner: Barton’s Bookshop, Leatherhead
2. Waterstones, Dorking
3. The Haslemere Bookshop
4. The Cobham Bookshop
5. Weybridge Books


BEST BOUTIQUE STAY
Winner: Beaverbrook Country House, Leatherhead
2. Bel and the Dragon, Churt
3. The Inn at West End
4. Cowshot Barn by Mulberry Cottages, Brookwood
5. Broadway Barn, Ripley


BEST CAFE
Winner: Beryl and Pegs, Reigate
2. Basil and Blue, Chobham
3. Okomoko, Farnham
4. Patches of Horsell
5. French Fancy’s Tea Salon, Weybridge


BEST CHILDREN’S BUSINESS
Winner: Kid’s Mud Kitchens, Horley
2. Little Lambs Softplay, Coulsdon
3. Wild Learning
4. Squiggle Dot and Squeeze
5. Brightest Star Baby Boutique


BEST DAY SPA
Winner: The Spa at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot
2. BSpa at Brooklands Hotel, Weybridge
3. Foxhills spa, Ottershaw
4. Grayshott Health Spa, Grayshott
5. Lythe Hill Spa, Chiddingfold


BEST DESTINATION PUB
Winner: The White Horse, Hascombe
2. The Bluebell, Dockenfield
3. The Abinger Hatch, Abinger Common
4. Stephan Langton Inn, Abinger Common
5. The Duke of Cambridge, Farnham

BEST FARMSHOP / DELI
Winner:
Secretts of Milford
2.
Priory Farm, South Nutfield
3.
Village Greens Farm Shop, Ockley
4.
Kingfisher Farm Shop, Abinger Hammer
5. 
Partisan Cheesemonger and Deli, Guildford


BEST FAMILY ATTRACTION
Winner: Little Street
2. Bocketts Farm, Fetcham
3. Godstone Farm
4. Imagination Children’s Role Play, Camberley
5. Hobbledown Farm, Epsom


BEST FITNESS INSTRUCTOR
Winner: Pole Rocks
2. Grace Campbell at Fuel Fitness, Dorking
3. BH Fitness with Emma Rose
4. BH Fitness with Emily Watson
5. Keep Fit with Keeley Howard, Cobham


BEST FLORIST
Winner: The Surrey Hills Florist, Dorking
2. Eden Florists, Leatherhead
3. Poppies and Peonies, Woking
4. The Greenhouse, Godalming
5. The Oak and the Owl, Newdigate


BEST GIFT SHOP
Winner: The Lemon Tree
2. Two Ducks, St John’s
3. Lemonade Lane, Redhill
4. Bluebell 33, Weybridge
5. The Sleepy Owl


BEST HAIR SALON
Winner: Velvet Rooms, Chobham
2. Collections Hair Club, Weybridge
3. Studio 101, Horsell
4. Ora Hair, Banstead
5. Baloolah, Cobham


BEST INTERIORS STORE
Winner: The Packhouse, Runfold
2. Sacha Boxall Soft Furnishings & Interiors, Woking
3. Taylor Jayne, Reigate
4. & Hobbs, Shere
5. Ambience Home Furnishings, Carshalton Beeches


BEST JEWELLER
Winner: Simon Pure Jewellery Designer, Guildford and Cranleigh
2. George Rain Jewellers, Haslemere
3. Jewelled, Godalming
4. Thompson and Oliver, Godalming
5. Geminera, Weybridge


BEST LOCAL FOOD / DRINK PRODUCER
Winner: Silent Pool Gin Distillers, Albury
2. Surrey Spice, Guildford
3. Norbury Blue Cheese, Mickleham
4. Albury Organic Vineyard, Albury
5. Willow Microbakery, Shepperton


BEST PHOTOGRAPHER
Winner: Mindy Coe Photography
2. Kerry J Photography
3. Andy Newbold Photography
4. Sarah Angel Photography
5. Ginny Marsh Photography


BEST RESTAURANT
Winner: The Clock House, Ripley
2. The Dining Room at The White Horse, Hascombe
3. La Barbe, Reigate
4. Sorrel, Dorking
5. Chez Vous, Warlingham


BEST THEATRE
Winner: The Leatherhead Theatre
2. Dorking Halls
3. The Harlequin Theatre, Redhill
4. Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
5. Camberley Theatre


BEST WINE MERCHANT
Winner: Taurus Wines, Bramley
2. Hawkins Bros Fine English Wines, Milford
3. Cellar Magneval, Woking
4. Banstead Vintners, Banstead
5. The Surrey Wine Cellar, Chobham


BEST WOMEN’S STORE
Winner: The Fashion Basement, Caterham
2. Victoria’s Little Bra Shop, Dorking
3. Olivia’s Closet, Leatherhead
=4. Gerrards, Reigate
=4. Betty and Claude, Chobham


BEST YOGA / PILATES STUDIO
Winner: Red Hot Yoga and Pilates, Guildford
2. Alison Joyce, Banstead Pilates
3. CYC:D, Haslemere
4. Core, Cobham
5. CorefitPhysio, Westcott

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10 comments on “And the winners are…”

  • Jill Eyles May 18, 2018

    Well done all although Secretts sell so much imported stuff that I tend not to go there any more
    Pleased for Taurus Wines and Silent Pool gin! Brilliant

    Reply
  • Mel May 18, 2018

    Pleased for silent pool and Beryl and Pegs but there is no better ladies fashion shop than Gerrards (and they do men’s and accessories and candles and ….. xxxx)

    Reply
  • Peter Snell May 19, 2018

    Thank you to the best customers in the world. Without your votes and support this would not have happened. Barton’s Bookshop

    Reply
    • Sandra Young May 19, 2018

      Well done and thank you for all you do for the local community

      Reply
  • Jennai Cox May 19, 2018

    And a huge thanks from us all at The Leatherhead Theatre. We are beyond delighted, and will continue to work to improve what we do and how we do it and make everyone proud of their local theatre. 😊

    Reply
  • Julia Jaconelli ( owner of Courtyard designer store in Guildford May 19, 2018

    Well done to Red Hot Yoga in Guildford . Such a wonderful place with great teaching , friendty people and a wide choice of classes with the flexibility to choose when and what you go to .

    Reply
  • Donna Portman May 19, 2018

    A huge thank you to everyone who voted for us, we are delighted 💗💗 Kids Mud Kitchens Horley xx

    Reply
  • Natalie May 19, 2018

    Massive thank you to all that voted! Means the world to me. Have had so much love and support. Natalie – The Beauty Nest, Chobham

    Reply
  • Jane Page May 20, 2018

    You should try Jo Turner’s Nia Class, Farnham, just read up on Nia and it could be for you. Jo teaches in several locations. The Nia Technique is a dance fitness class that empowers people of all shapes and sizes to step into a Joyful relationship with their bodies and movement.
    jofarnhamnia@icloud.com

    Reply
  • Simon Pure May 23, 2018

    We are thrilled to have won! We love what we do & so proud of our team here at Simon Pure. Thank you to everyone who voted for us. SP xx

    Reply

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