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  • 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,, 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!

  • Insider Guide to St Albans

    Home to the UK's first saint and apparently the first hot cross bun, the beautiful cathedral city of St Albans is bursting with history, independent shops, eateries, bars and hotels, all making it a great place to live or visit. Shall we step inside?

  • 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!

  • A class act: The Potting Shed, Sandridge

    Form an orderly queue. The Potting Shed at Carpenter's Nursery is an absolute treat.

  • Autumn colour in restaurant interior with wine glasses, bottles of prosecco, warm colours and autumn leaves

    Skinny Prosecco launches at Colette’s

    Five creative and delicious courses paired with five Skinny sparkling drinks. Surely this is how autumn should be celebrated?

  • Pale grey painted exterior with dark grey timber cladding and flower pots and pretty windows

    Muddy reviews THOMPSON St Albans

    3 AA rosettes and consistently creative and delicious food. That's Thompson St Albans.

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