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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 8 posh takeaways

    Desperate to sink your teeth into some fine dining at home? At your service, the fanciest takeaways Bucks & Oxon has to offer - dig in!

  • Food at Coconut Tree Oxford

    Eat your greens! Where to eat vegan in Bucks & Oxon

    Vegan curious? Get your plant-based fix in Bucks & Oxon at one of these nine brilliant foodie joints in honour of World Vegan Day on Sun (Nov 1).

  • Crockers Henley

    Crockers: fine dining without the fuss

    Desperate to make an occasion of it? The Chef’s Table experience at this superb new Henley restaurant with rooms is just what you need. Read my review, and book fast.

  • Eat around the world in Bucks and Oxon

    So Summer's over and maybe you never made it past Dover, but that doesn't mean you're resigned to fish and chips for the foreseeable! Travel via your tastebuds with these global restaurants on our doorstep.

  • 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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