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  • Review: Wild Thyme & Honey, Ampney Crucis

    Cotswolds corker! Brand new for this year and showing all the honey-stoned charms you'd expect of an historic 16th century inn (with some multi-million pound mod-cons), read on and book in. You'll love it.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • Valentine’s date night delivered with love

    Cupid’s in the kitchen! Here are 10 of Herts & Beds best takeaways bringing the food of lurve to you this Valentine’s Day, all wrapped up and sealed with a (socially distanced) kiss!

  • There’ll be no guns at the table, please

    Holland & Holland Shooting Grounds is loved by field sports fans and locals alike, but even some of them didn’t know about the reopened Dining Lounge. Clevercloggs Muddy did.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • Eating in glass houses

    The Glasshouse restaurant at The Grove Hotel has had a swanky new makeover, so, quick out of the blocks, Muddy rocked up to report back on the buzzing hotspot for five-star foodies.

  • Shall I be mum?

    The Centurion Club in St Albans has extended its afternoon teas by popular demand - but is it worth the fuss? Pass the elasticated pants, I'm finding out!

  • Lussmanns, Tring

    Tring’s modern brasserie is bringing sophisticated meat-free dining to the table. Muddy Herts’ resident veggie gives it her verdict…

  • Muddy Eats: Paris House, Woburn

    Elegance, class, sophistication...no, we're not talking about ourselves! The Michelin recommended Paris House across the border in Woburn, Bedfordshire aces fine dining.

  • Just in! New Michelin stars

    It's the accolade that all chefs want - so who's reached for the stars in Bucks, Oxon and beyond in this year's ratings?

  • Is this the Chilterns’ best inn?

    Very rare that I gush, but The Mash Inn is about to get it with two barrels for its fantastic offering for grown-ups in rolling Chiltern countryside. Hop, skip and jump just over the border into Radnage - it's so worth it!

  • The Farmhouse at Redcoats

    Looking for stylish eating, sleeping and partying in a converted barn? Oh hello The Farmhouse at Redcoats, the pleasure is all ours.

  • Fantinel at Sopwell House

    The restaurant at country house hotel Sopwell House has 2 AA Rosettes. Their gourmet wine dinners are mighty fine!

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