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  • Muddy eats: Fego, Beaconsfield

    Heading to Beaconsfield and need a steer on a cool café? Tap just here, and watch me pull Fego out of the hat. I know, it's magic!

  • Pinkies at the ready?

    Rejoice, it's National Afternoon Tea Week - but where can you get your fix of diddy sandwiches and scones? I know, I know!

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

  • REVIEW: Dirty Bones, Oxford

    Will Muddy's resident vegetarian Nancy find things to her liking at Westgate meat-feast Dirty Bones? Let's find out.

  • The Chesterton, Bicester

    Deco styling, black marble bathrooms and oodles of charm make this renovated hotel, just a few miles from Bicester Village, a fashionable overnighter. Here's what you need to know.

  • The 20 best beachside eats

    Make the most of the British summer while it lasts at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Ready, steady, deep dive into the menu!

  • Indian summer

    Take a Michelin chef, an Elizabethan coaching house and interiors by Soho House's design guru, and Atul Kochhar's Hawkyn's becomes an instant recipe for success. Read the Muddy verdict.

  • 46 stunning summer pubs

    Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

  • Muddy reviews: The Eastbury Hotel, Sherborne, Dorset

    Fancy a trip to Dorset? We know just the spot to base yourself. Muddy's Rachel McLoughlin beds in to the newly revamped Eastbury Hotel, Sherborne.

  • Wicker basket packed?

    I'm heading off to Bucks & Oxon's 20 top picnic spots to scoff some scotch eggs. Who's with me?

  • Durban Spice and all things nice

    A South African chef has started serving sell-out pop-up supper clubs from his house in the middle of Wheatley. So what's all the fuss about? Waiter, my napkin please!

  • Summer supper clubs

    Can't be bothered to cook? Yeah, same here. Get in on the pop-up supper club action across Bucks & Oxon this summer- share tables, conversation and seriously impressive food.

  • Muddy eats: Monkey Island Brasserie, Bray

    A new hotel brasserie in foodie Bray with an ex-Simpson’s on the Strand head chef in the kitchen. We felt it our duty to nail three courses - *ahem* actually make that five - and report back.

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