MUDDY Stilettos has announced its Regional winners, recognising talented businesses across the country.

A spokesperson from Muddy Stilettos said: "A whopping 800,000 votes cast across 28 counties (our biggest Awards to date), the results are in!

"Meet your champions of the Muddy Awards 2023 in Berkshire – and prepare to watch them duke it out in the Muddy National Finals in July!"

Full list of Berkshire winners:

  • Best art gallery - The Base, Greenham
  • Best bar - High Spirits Cocktail Company, Reading
  • Best beauty salon/clinic - The Soni Clinic, Sunninghill
  • Best bookshop - Hungerford Bookshop, Hungerford
  • Best boutique stay - Bray Cottages, Bray
  • Best bridal store - Marie Chandler Bridal, Reading

Marie Chandler, owner at Marie Chandler Bridal, said: "I’m absolutely delighted to win this award and so thankful to all the wonderful people who voted for me. 

"My work is my passion and I put so much love and energy into every garment I create so that my clients feel absolutely amazing on their big day, be that a wedding, special event or even just because. 

"I’m honoured to be recognised for my hard work and achievements within the bridal industry and locally as an independent business. Thank you to everyone for their support."

  • Best cafe - The Collective, Caversham
  • Best children's business - Tiger Moon Creative, Maidenhead
  • Best day spa - Nirvana Spa, Wokingham
  • Best destination pub - The Loch & The Tyne, Old Windsor
  • Best family attraction - Feathers & Fur Falconry Centre, Wargrave
  • Best farm shop/deli - The Italian Shop, Maidenhead
  • Best fitness instructor - Jem Fulbrook, Fulbrook Fitness, Reading
  • Best florist - 7 Flowers & Tea, Reading

Sharing the news on social media, the florist said: "Words simply cannot say how happy we are to share this news! Thank you all SO MUCH for your incredible support, and not only in this award vote - without our incredible customer base, we wouldn't be here at all!"

  • Best hair salon - Indigo Rye, Caversham
  • Best hotel (30+ rooms) - The Roseate, Reading
  • Best jeweller - Thomas William Jewellery, Wokingham
  • Best lifestyle store - Nood Stores, Caversham
  • Best local producer (food/drink) - Epic Brownies, Maidenhead
  • Best new lifestyle business - El Cerdo Tapas Bar, Maidenhead
  • Best restaurant - Hamlet, Wokingham
  • Best theatre/arts venue - Corn Exchange, Newbury
  • Best sustainable business - Your Home Your World, Warfield
  • Best wedding photographer - Sam Lucas Photography, Newbury

Posting on social media, Sam Lucas wrote: "So over the moon! When I got the e-mail I was ecstatic! Thank you to everyone that voted for me, can't wait to see what happens next. This is such a personal confidence boost for my photography career."

  • Best wedding venue - Forest Edge Tipis, Lambourn
  • Best women's fashion - Amelia Rose Accessories, Newbury
  • Best yoga/pilates studio - Core Pilates, Windsor

Visit the Muddy Stilettos website for the full list of winners across the country.