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Suffolk winners of Muddy Stilettos Awards 2024 announced including businesses from Ipswich, Stowmarket, Ixworth and Rougham





Independent businesses from across Suffolk were celebrated at an awards ceremony recognising some of the best the county has to offer.

The 2024 Muddy Stilettos Regional Awards was held on Wednesday, June 5 at The Angel Hotel in Bury St Edmunds to crown 21 businesses which made it to the finals following a public vote, which garnered over 515,000 votes nationwide.

A total of 74 businesses from Bury, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Newmarket, Beccles, Felixstowe and Sudbury were originally shortlisted in the 11th year of the competition.

Bury St Edmunds and surrounds winners, The Garden Room Shop at Blackthorpe Barn, World of Play and The Four Bells Glamping. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography
Bury St Edmunds and surrounds winners, The Garden Room Shop at Blackthorpe Barn, World of Play and The Four Bells Glamping. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography
Winners from Stowmarket, Little Pig Bakery, Infinite Potential Fitness and The Lakehouse Café. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography
Winners from Stowmarket, Little Pig Bakery, Infinite Potential Fitness and The Lakehouse Café. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography

Muddy Stilettos is the biggest luxury lifestyle website outside London which reaches 3.8 million women every month and the awards aim to highlight ‘the best of the best’ independent businesses in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

The full list of Suffolk winners can be found below:

Best Arts, Culture and Theatre Venue: Ipswich Regent Theatre

Best Bar: La Vida Showbar in Felixstowe

Best Beauty Salon/ Clinic: Look Wright Aesthetics in Ipswich

Winners from Ipswich and Felixstowe, Look Wright Aesthetics, Peony & Peach florist, The Ipswich Regent Theatre, La Vida Showbar Felixstowe and Beach Street. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography
Winners from Ipswich and Felixstowe, Look Wright Aesthetics, Peony & Peach florist, The Ipswich Regent Theatre, La Vida Showbar Felixstowe and Beach Street. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography

Best Boutique Stay: The Four Bells Glamping in Hawstead

Best Café: The Lakehouse Café in Stowmarket

Best Casual Dining: Beach Street in Felixstowe

Best Children’s Business: World of Play in Ixworth

Suffolk coast winners, The Queens Head at Bramfield and High Lodge Leisure Darsham. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography
Suffolk coast winners, The Queens Head at Bramfield and High Lodge Leisure Darsham. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography

Best Destination Pub: The Queen’s Head in Bramfield

Best Event Venue: High Lodge Leisure in Darsham

Best Fitness Instructor: Infinite Potential Fitness in Stowmarket

Felixstowe winners with Muddy Stilettos editor Hollie and commercial manager Fran. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography
Felixstowe winners with Muddy Stilettos editor Hollie and commercial manager Fran. Picture: Ditty Lens Photography

Best Florist: Peony & Peach in Ipswich

Best Lifestyle Store: The Garden Room Shop at Blackthorpe Barn in Rougham

Best Local Food/ Drink Producer: Little Pig Bakery in Stonham Aspal

Best Yoga/ Pilates Studio: HD Core & More in Kesgrave