Thame businesses shine at Muddy Stiletto Awards

Winners in the Muddy Stilettos Awards. Picture by Paul Wilkinson
Winners in the Muddy Stilettos Awards. Picture by Paul Wilkinson

Three businesses from Thame have triumphed in this year’s Muddy Stilettos Awards.

The awards celebrate places, spaces and businesses across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

The Boot Camp, based in the town won the best fitness instructor category.

Meanwhile, menswear shop Gallant won the best men’s boutique category for the second year in a row.

Yoga studio The Space was victorious in the best yoga/pilates studio category.

Restaurant Le Manoir, owned by chef Raymond Blanc also won in the best fine dining category.

There was also success for Haddenham based business Made by Mums in the best local producer category.

Gallant owner Lucy Wakling said: “It’s fantastic having so many Thame businesses represented in the awards.

“It’s our customers who voted for us so winning the award is a real demonstration of how much our customers appreciate us.”

George Anderson, owner of The Boot Camp added: “I’m really pleased to have won.

“I’ve been running my Boot Camp in Thame for the last five years and it was great to see the support in the awards.”

Some of the other 
winners in the 25 categories included attractions such as Waddesdon Manor and the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury. editor Hero Brown said: “It was a very close fought contest this year in some of the categories.

“The awards were great in terms of bringing awareness to local businesses.”

For a full list of winners and a breakdown of the voting visit the awards website at