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  • 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. These Bucks and Oxon pubs and restaurants have the ideal room for a special meal with family, friends or work mates

  • 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.

  • Love lockdown! Valentine’s Day takeaways

    Nothing says 'I love you' like an slap-up meal neither of you have had to prepare. Here are 12 of the best takeaways in Bucks & Oxon for your lockdown love-in.

  • The new local Michelin star winners for 2021!

    Hot off the presses, the winners have just been announced (and some are offering takeaway!). Take a look at the full line-up for Bucks, Oxon and beyond.

  • Get dirty at home (not like that, naughty)

    We're talking about NYC hangout Dirty Bones' DIY at-home food kits, of course! Muddy donned elasticated trousers to test out the mega new Ultimate Vegan box.

  • 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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