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Businesses from Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Newmarket and more, including Cookie Barista, Queen’s Bar and Grill and Hintlesham Hall, nominated for Muddy Stilettos regional awards

A number of Suffolk firms have been named as finalists in a lifestyle magazine’s regional business awards.

Muddy Stilettos has revealed its nominations for its annual prize, which saw businesses from Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe and Newmarket, compete for the top spot.

Five businesses from across the two counties were selected per category.

Dozens of businesses in Suffolk have been nominated for the Muddy Stilettos regional finals. Pictures: Googe/Cameron Reid/Camille Berriman
Dozens of businesses in Suffolk have been nominated for the Muddy Stilettos regional finals. Pictures: Googe/Cameron Reid/Camille Berriman

From cafés to bars to boutiques – here are all the Suffolk businesses nominated for the awards.

Art gallery

– Jessica Muir Gallery, Long Melford


- The Little Wine Bar, Felixstowe

- Queens Bar & Grill, Bury St Edmunds

- La Vida Show Bar, Felixstowe

Beauty salon/clinic

- Look Wright Aesthetics, Ipswich

- Lauren Holding Beauty, Sudbury

- Ella Bellissima, Newmarket

- The Wellness Sanctuary, Needham Market


- Dial Lane Books, Ipswich

- Harris & Harris Books, Clare

- Stillwater Books, Felixstowe

Boutique stay

- The Windmill Suffolk, Cockfield

- Secret Meadows, Hasketon

- The Packhorse Inn, Moulton

Bridal store

- Silk & Maple, Sudbury


- Harriets, Bury St Edmunds

- Victor Victoria Coffee, Newmarket

- Midgar Coffee, Bury St Edmunds

- Fields Farm Shop & Café, East Bergholt

Children’s business

- World of Play, Ixworth

- Beau and Arrow Events, Sudbury

Day spa

- The Gainsborough Health Club & Spa, Sudbury

- Heritage Beauty, Bury St Edmunds

- Florence Day Spa, Lowestoft

- Riverhills Health Club & Spa, Ipswich

Destination pub

The Brewers, Rattlesden

Family attraction

- Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park, Wherstead

- Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Stonham Aspal

Farm shop/deli

- Suffolk Food Hall, Ipswich

Fitness instructor

- Ben Durham at Bury Physio, Bury St Edmunds

- Infinite Potential Fitness, Stowmarket


- The Wild Society, Bildeston

- Suffolk Flower Garden, Felixstowe

Hair salon

- Salon Nine, Haverhill


- The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds

- Hintlesham Hall, Ipswich

- The Swan, Southwold


- G. Tydeman Jewellers, Stowmarket

- Jonathan Lambert, Lavenham

- Georgia Marie Jewellery, Henstead

Lifestyle store

- Posy, Lavenham

- Buy The Light, Bury St Edmunds

- Little White Box, Lavenham

- Frankie’s of Hadleigh, Hadleigh

Local food or drink producer

- Fen Farm Dairy, Bungay

- Baked by Humphries, Sudbury

New lifestyle start-up

- The Wine Cellar, Bury St Edmunds

- Sakura Studio Gallery, Stonham Aspal

- Cookie Barista, Bury St Edmunds


- 1921, Bury St Edmunds

Sustainable lifestyle business

- Lucy’s Unwrapped & Refill, Ipswich

- Joseph Sandell, Southwold

Theatre/arts venue

- Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

- 2 Sisters Arts Centre, Felixstowe

- The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

- Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Wedding venue

- The Tudor Barn, Belstead

- Lanwades Hall, Newmarket

- Easton Grange, Woodbridge

- Wherstead Park, Ipswich

Women’s fashion

- Tilley & Grace, Suffolk

- DJV Boutique, Ipswich

The full list can be found here.

Voting closes on June 4 at 11.59pm.

- Matisa Market, Ipswich