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Gastropubs

  • Superflashy newsflash: foodie special

    Heard on the grapevine! From a revamped Cotswolds gastropub to the coolest new local openings (I spy a micro-winery), here's my foodie superflashy special.

  • Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed

    What better week for the reveal of the country's best gastropubs than the start of lockdown easing? Here are the seven winners in Bucks and Oxon - phones at the ready to bag your table.

  • 16 best Sunday roasts to order-in

    Can't be faffed to juggle seven pots at once? Hey, just order in! Try one of these Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Sunday roasts for a crackingly easy end to the week.

  • Special occasion? Try this takeaway!

    The pro team at The Red Lion are laying on swanky takeaways. We donned our stretchiest waistbands and gave their Moroccan Feast a whirl.

  • Muddy eats: The Mole Inn, Toot Baldon

    A true foodie haven hidden away in the Oxfordshire countryside, The Mole Inn is a rural retreat of a pub that's worth a detour.

  • Hello 2020! The best local places to celebrate

    What you doing for New Year's Eve? One of these 21 awesome gatherings, that's what! From overnighters to pub parties, dinner destinations to bar crawlers, raise your glass to 2020.

  • The Maytime Inn, Asthall

    Wine tasting and a slap-up three-course dinner, you say? Muddy's Anna Brech is in there like swimwear at this gorgeous Cotswolds village gastropub. Like what you see? We've got a gorgeous Reader Treat overnight stay for two up for grabs.

  • The Old Thatched Inn, Adstock

    Really good pubs can get thin on the ground in countryside around North Bucks, but you can add this quaint, almost old-fashioned thatched offering, close to Stowe Landscape Gardens and Claydon House, to your list.

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    Review: The Pointer, Brill

    It's always interesting when a much-loved pub is taken over. Will this award-winning fancy-pants gastropub with rooms still be up to scratch? Muddy's Kerry Potter investigates.

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    Top 50 gastropubs 2019

    The Top 50 Gastropubs have been revealed – and Bucks & Oxon's triple cooked chips stacked up very nicely with SIX foodie pubs shortlisted.

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