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  • Muddy eats: 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!

  • Pinkies at the ready?

    Rejoice, it's National Afternoon Tea Week - but where can you get your fix of diddy sandwiches and scones? I know, I know!

  • REVIEW: Dirty Bones, Oxford

    Will Muddy's resident vegetarian Nancy find things to her liking at Westgate meat-feast Dirty Bones? Let's find out.

  • The Chesterton, Bicester

    Deco styling, black marble bathrooms and oodles of charm make this renovated hotel, just a few miles from Bicester Village, a fashionable overnighter. Here's what you need to know.

  • Indian summer

    Take a Michelin chef, an Elizabethan coaching house and interiors by Soho House's design guru, and Atul Kochhar's Hawkyn's becomes an instant recipe for success. Read the Muddy verdict.

  • Muddy reviews: The Eastbury Hotel, Sherborne, Dorset

    Fancy a trip to Dorset? We know just the spot to base yourself. Muddy's Rachel McLoughlin beds in to the newly revamped Eastbury Hotel, Sherborne.

  • Muddy eats: Monkey Island Brasserie, Bray

    A new hotel brasserie in foodie Bray with an ex-Simpson’s on the Strand head chef in the kitchen. We felt it our duty to nail three courses - *ahem* actually make that five - and report back.

  • Muddy eats: The Royal Oak

    This village pub on the outskirts of Marlow has an ex-Soho House head chef in the kitchen. So we felt it our duty to nail three courses and report back. Seriously, the things I do for you.

  • A 3AA star treat at Humphry’s, Stoke Park

    A stylish, relaxed, grown-up 3AA restaurant in one of the most luxurious hotels in Buckinghamshire - and no, you don't need to stay there to enjoy it!

  • That’ll Roux nicely

    It may have the name Roux over the door (and on the floor) but Roux at Skindles is not hunting for Michelin star status. This is modern gallic, comfort food at its best.

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