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  • Wicker basket packed?

    On the back of National Picnic Week we're scoffing scotch eggs and heading off to Bucks & Oxon's 20 top picnic spots.

  • The Bull on Bell Street

    One of my favourite eating spots in Henley, The Bull on Bell St ticks the boxes for cocktail drinkers, girl's lunches, family roasts and pretty much everything in between. Cool interiors too, don't you think?

  • Mexican wave

    Sombreros and amigos at the ready? Then let's go eat at Cocina, the new Mexican restaurant at Xscape in Milton Keynes

  • Jacob’s Plough, Bicester

    Best-selling crime writer Sharon Bolton turns her forensic eye to this stylish, family-friendly pub in Bicester. Finger print brush and evidence bags at the ready, she's going in...

  • Waddesdon’s Fab Feast

    It's not just scoffing on offer Waddesdon Manor's Feast. Check out these performers and book in for this unique festival on Sat 16 - Sun 17 June.

  • Worrall Thompson winner

    Excellent food and service from this quirky Worrall Thompson gastro pub in South Oxfordshire, renowned for its Wagyu beef. Shall we?

  • Summer season hits Westgate’s Roof Terrace

    The Roof Terrace at Westgate, Oxford has officially launched for Summer - and looky what you can get up to amongst the spires!

  • 15 lovely pub gardens

    Here comes the sun! Get thee to a pub garden pronto, I say. Pint of lager for me and a small white wine spritzer for the husband, thanks!

  • Owzat! The Bat and Ball

    Sunday lunch deluxe for families, locals, walkers and casual dropper-inners at this friendly pub near the M40 in mid-Oxfordshire.

  • The Red Lion, Cholsey

    A stylish revamp, liberal sprinkling of fairy lights and three new enthusiastic owners in this historic pub in Cholsey, where Agatha Christie once lived. Who dunnit? The locals!

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