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  • The Boxing Hare

    A strong Muddy fave, The Boxing Hare in Swerford comes out fighting with a Michelin chef, experienced owners, a newly renovated orangerie and celeb clientele. Book us in!

  • The Bull on Bell Street

    I'm a big fan of this stylish brewery/restaurant - it ticks the boxes for cocktail drinkers, girl's lunches, family roasts and pretty much everything in between. Read on for my brand new review.

  • Wicker basket packed?

    I'm heading off to Bucks & Oxon's 20 top picnic spots to scoff some scotch eggs. Who's with me?

  • 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.

  • 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.

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