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  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • Flippin’ perfect local pancake takeaways

    Homemade pancakes a flipping disaster? Don't panic. We've saved your lockdown Shrove Tuesday with these local spots open for delivery or collection

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Where to eat outdoors in Bucks & Oxon – even in winter

    From fairy-lit terraces to festive fire pit nights, ‘tis the season to eat ‘out out’. Grab your thermals and five of your best pals for outdoor cocktails galore.

  • Bakeries we love in honour of GBBO 

    Bake Off is back on TV so time to drag out the food mixer. Can't be bothered? No, quite right. Here are some brilliant bakeries to satiate your pastry cravings instead.

  • Review: Rumsey’s chocolaterie, Thame

    In need of a choccy fix? Er, always! The much-loved chocolaterie and café is offering local delivery (ditto the Wendover branch). Read our updated review here.

  • Mollie's Diner, Oxfordshire

    Best cheap eats in Bucks and Oxon

    Caned the credit card but still fancy a dinner date? What you need is a Muddy-approved cheap but chic dining spot. Table for two, madame?

  • 13 places to eat yourself slim

    No need to put a lock on the fridge and banish all fun for January - we've scoured Bucks & Oxon for the best 'skinny' places to pig out in peace.

  • Fego, Marlow

    Attention brunchers! It's perfect poached eggs aplenty at Fego, a laid-back, family-friendly café in the middle of Marlow.

  • 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!

  • 31 Below, Marylebone

    You can keep your Oxford, Bond and Kensington High Streets - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

  • Sweet dreams

    One scoop or two? OK, three it is! Dessert cafés are all the rage and your little people will love Creams in Xscape MK for its bubble waffles and Oreo-everything. Buckle in for the sugar rush.

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