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  • white stone building grey slanted room crown at cuddling ton pub blue skies

    Muddy eats: The Crown, Cuddington

    This locals' fave has had a makeover. Cue the music and a Muddy nose-around as we throw portion control to the wind.

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    The Fox Inn, Boars Hill

    This recently refurbed pub in well-heeled Boars Hill is an ideal option for families with its large garden, child-friendly menu and circular walk nearby.

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    Dinner with a twist

    If you're bored of your local gastropub, then try one of these supercool supper clubs. There's loads popping up in the coming months. Go go gastro-adventurers!

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    Seven of the Top 50 British gastropubs …

    The annual Top 50 gastropubs list is out and guess what? Bucks & Oxon had the biggest haul of any area! I’ve scoffed at all of them (I know, what a cochon) so here’s my lowdown on the what, when and why. (BTW, click here to see the Muddy Awards namechecked in this Top 50 – gotta be honest, that’s a […]

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    Beaconsfield indie gem

    Amongst the chain restaurants in this well-heeled town sits No5, an excellent indie gastro gem with stylish industrial/modern interiors. Shall we?

  • boxing hare outside front building statue hair wearing waistcoat looking up

    The Boxing Hare

    The Boxing Hare near Chipping Norton has come out fighting with a Michelin awarded chef, experienced London owners, a new name and total revamp.

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    Try these private chefs

    You'll want to know about this one! Muddy tests out La Belle Assiette, an awesome concept offering 600+ private chefs based on location, price, cuisine and reviews.

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    Brasserie beautiful

    Abstinence in January? Pah! Let's get you off to a flying start in 2018 with the bright, stylish Jacobs Brasserie in Headington, Oxford.

  • The Oxford Kitchen

    *The* place for relaxed fine dining in elegant Summertown - and if you need an extra reason to try it out, a new Michelin chef starts in January!

  • cross keys pub white building slanted roof

    The Cross Keys, Gt Miss

    Looking for a coy, welcoming pub after a trip to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden? I have just the thing.

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Bucks & Oxon