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  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • 12 al fresco afternoon teas in Bucks & Oxon

    Why not take your scones and tea in the sunshine darlings? We've scoured the counties for the best outdoors teas, from rustic farm tables to pinkies-out palaces. Chink chink

  • Insta-worthy places to eat in Oxon and Bucks

    Now we're all going out out, naturally we want to shout about it. Be the envy of your followers at these photogenic local hotspots where the backdrop is as good as the food.

  • Review: Two One Five Kitchen & Drinks

    Food reviews are back on the menu and this one's a goodie. Relaunched in lockdown, this 3AA Rosette restaurant offers fine dining that won't break the bank - ready to tuck in?

  • Muddy review: The Five Arrows, Waddesdon

    Feeling peckish on your day trip to stunning Waddesdon Manor? Escape the crowds and refuel in style at this striking hotel and fine dining restaurant.

  • Private dining rooms for a glittering reunion

    Get someone else to do the cooking, but have the place to yourselves... it's the best of both worlds with these Bucks & Oxon pubs and restaurants with private rooms.

  • Raise a toast: 10 local brunch spots for every occasion

    A bona fide excuse to drink before midday, plus, it's way easier to get a table booking for a morning slot. What are you waiting for? Bag brunch at one of these Bucks and Oxon gems

  • The best pubs for a sundowner

    So, as we’re all now free to roam (a little), it’s time to search out the best pubs in Bucks and Oxon that have the added benefit of a scenic view. Aperol Spritz (and Instagram) at the ready.

  • 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.

  • The female gastros behind our buzzing local food scene

    From farm shops and delis to cafes, restaurants and catering businesses, there are some bright stars in Bucks and Oxon, many of whom are women. And now lockdown is easing, we'll get to enjoy the fruits of their labour.

  • Best healthy takeaways and food boxes

    Eating healthily doesn't have to mean hours slaving away at the stove. Order in from one of these top-notch healthy local takeaways (or try a foolproof DIY food box) instead.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

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