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Some fantastic feedback from our customers!

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A big thank you to our many customers who have taken the time to leave a review on our website. We pride ourselves on our customer service and it is so rewarding  to hear what our customers have to say. Here are just a few of those reviews:

“My very first order from you and cannot fault the service. Next day delivery and very good communications throughout. I am delighted that I have found a pair of Orla Kiely Milly shoes and they fit perfectly. Thank you very much!”- Clarks ‘Orla Milly’

“I have been looking for espadrilles like these forever! I’m so happy I found this website. Not everyone can wear 3″-4″ wedges and I’ve been so frustrated that EVERY pair of espadrilles I looked at were either 4″ or flat!!!! These are perfect, fit great-look great and I know as soon as it warms up (if it ever does) I will be living in them this summer.”- Toni Pons ‘Nuria’

“Was very easy to order online and by telephone, and the shoes were delivered very quickly and were exactly like they appeared online. Highly recommend this website.” – Primigi ‘Andes’

“Well organized, clear website, helpful sales people, reliable. Will buy again from The Golden Boot.”- R.M Williams ‘Comfort Craftsman’

“Hunter Basket Weave Welly Socks – had been searching for a pair of these for ages. Was delighted when found them on this site. Received so quickly and well packaged.
Thank you.” – Hunter ‘Kids Welly Socks’

“I love my patent blue Wonder shoes with a crepe wavy sole – perfect to go with my new silk skirt and comfortable enough to wear all night on the dance floor. Can’t wait to go out on that date!”- Wonders ‘6956 Barcelona’

“I had Nordika slippers already but they had seen better days so I ordered a replacement pair from The Golden Boot. The slippers arrived very promptly within the hour delivery slot. Will definitely use The Golden Boot again for other footwear purchases.” – Nordikas ‘Natala 234’

“I pondered about using this company as I hadn’t heard of them before but I was so desperate to get my hands on a pair of Toni Pons ( my very favourite summer shoes) I decided to give it a go. The person that I spoke to on the telephone was both charming and helpful so I ordered some shoes. I telephoned the shop at 1.22 pm and had my shoes by 9.05am the next morning. So, I just had to order some more! I had exactly the same efficient experience as before. My only regret is that this could get costly as there are still lots more Toni Pons in colours that I don’t yet have. I have already recommended this shop to friends. ” – Toni Pons ‘Nuria’ and ‘Tremp’

“My wife wanted a pair of house shoes as a present and found them on the Golden Boot site, slightly cheaper than from a competitor, so I ordered them, gift wrapped at no extra cost. She is delighted with them, and I was delighted with the prompt service. The free gift wrapping option was a really nice additional touch. Well be back!”- Nordikas ‘Nicola 305’

“Ordered the boots over the phone and these were despatched quickly and with no fuss. Would purchase again from this company.” – Barbour ‘Readhead’

“a very good web site with all the relevant information of sizing and choosing the right pair of shoes,very good choice with easy payment choices.
The communication for order confirmation delivery service excellent will definately use the Golden Boot again .”- Peter Kaiser ‘Lurkezia’

Your thoughts and comments, both good and bad, are invaluable to our business so please keep them coming!

www.thegoldenboot.co.uk

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Seeland Wellies…a dog walkers dream!

After weeks of walking my dogs in this dreadful wet weather, and fed up with having cold wet feet, I decided to treat myself to a new pair of wellies.

After trying on a few different pairs, I decided on the Seeland Estate AT Lady 16″ 5mm.

Straightaway they felt more flexible to walk in  and cushioned underfoot than others I had tried and I liked the fact that the top of the boot could be adjusted depending on what jeans etc I was tucking in. They feel quite warm too compared with  other wellies, so I have not needed to wear really thick socks.

All in all, I would happily recommed the Seeland wellies, they tick all the boxes for me and at a decent price too…a very worthwhile investment!

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The Best in Customer Service!

The Golden Boot is a small family owned and family run business and our goal is to offer the best possible customer service online and in our store.
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We have approximately 35 employees within the business, and we place a huge emphasis on training and development. During this week alone we have had training with a local Sports Specialist Podiatrist- Mr Ian Lenahan- and members of our ladies department have embarked on a childrens shoes fitting course, ready for the busy ‘back to school’ periods!

Our online business continues to thrive, and we want our online customers to experience the same level of customer service and expert advice as our instore clientelle. We are currently  in the throws of improving our ‘Shopping Basket’  to make shopping online effortless and stress free, so watch this space!

We are constantly updating our website with new product, fit advice, blogs and informative videos. All of our videos are filmed in our store by our team, offering online customers a feel of who we are and what our business is all about.

How can we  improve and be the best at what we do ?

We want to hear your views and opinions, good and bad, on the service we provide, our range of products and your shopping experience.

Customer feedback and product reviews are invaluable to our business, and we have recently joined forces with TrustPilot. This is an independant external company that contacts our customers inviting them to leave feedback on the service they have received from The Golden Boot, both positive and negative, and the product they have bought.

You can also contact The Golden Boot direct at sales@thegoldenboot.co.uk or speak to one of our team by calling us on 01622 752349.

The Golden Boot has been providing great customer service for over 200 years, and with our customers’ help we can only improve and be The Best!

 

 

 

 

 

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Full Time Position at The Golden Boot

Why you should work for the golden boot?

At the Golden Boot we have a position available in our popular children’s department. Applicants must be enthusiastic, willing to learn and enjoy working in a team environment. Previous retail experience isn’t essential but would be favourable. If this sounds like you, then the position we have available is a Full time/Part time (Minimum 4 Days).

What’s it like working at The Golden Boot and what’s involved in the job?

The Golden Boot is an exciting innovative progressive local brand that is highly successful. The shop was established in 1790 and been a family run business since. The seventh generation is currently Managing director. We have a friendly and enthusiastic team of about 30, The Golden boot is a fun place to work and it gives you the opportunity to make a difference. The job will be focused on our children’s department. We specialise in fitting children’s shoes. This encompasses shoes made in varying width fittings and full and half sizes. The emphasis is on the fitter to understand the customer’s needs, measure the child’s feet and find the most appropriate product to fit the foot allowing for growth. Successful applicants will be professionally trained in shoe fitting. Applicants obviously need to like working with children, be patient and of a considerate nature. We offer a very competitive pay structure with commission on what you sell. We also offer store discount on all of our lovely products.

We would love for you to work with us so the next step is sending us your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you think you are the person for the job. All applications must be addressed ‘Recruitment’. We do not accept electronic applications and we won’t accept an application without a covering letter. If you require any more information please don’t hesitate to give us a call alternatively drop in and have a chat.

orange uniformA few of our part-time team.

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Team Golden Boot taking part in ‘The Race For Life’ Cancer research

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Supporting the local community, The Golden Boot are proud sponsors of Maidstone Tag Rugby

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What Makes Geox Special?

Geox – Back to School Analysis

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Peter Kaiser Video Review

Here is a video showcasing our favourite Peter Kaiser shoes for AW11/12.

We would love to hear from you if you have any feedback about the shoes featured in this video.

Peter Kaiser Fiume

Peter Kaiser Samos

Peter Kaiser Susa

Peter Kaiser Handbags

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My First Shoe Club Video

Here is a video introducing The Golden Boot My First Shoe Club.

Your child’s first steps are really important, and here at The Golden Boot we want to provide you with some special memories of their first fitting of shoes for you to treasure forever.

To help make your first shoe fitting a special occasion we provide-
A keepsake box
A framed photo of your baby in their first shoes
An e-mail for you to forward on the photograph to your friends and relatives
A family loyalty card

If you have any questions about My First Shoe Club or our loyalty card please do let us know, we value every piece of feedback that we receive.

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Boot Shaper Product Review

If you have just invested in some winter boots and want to keep them looking their absolute best, you should invest in some Dasco bootshapers.

Bootshapers are really easy to use, and the adjustable design means that they will fit any knee length boot.

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Mens Formal Shoe Selection

Put your Best Foot Forward in The Golden Boot’s Formal Collection of Men’s Shoes.

The patent trend has branched over to Mens shoes and the Hudson Franklin brogue embraces the bold look by contrasting leather, suede and patent all in one contemporary design. (more…)

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Gabor Party Shoes

With Christmas and New Years Eve parties on the way we have especially brought forward the delivery of some Gabor shoes ready for the party season.


Gabor Dazzling
in black patent

Gabor Dazzling
in red suede

Gabor Merilyn
in red suede

Gabor Merilyn
in black suede

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