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Ashmolean Rooftop Restaurant

Muddy says: The Ashmolean's rooftop restaurant is one of a kind with seasonal, fresh dishes and stunning views of Oxford's skyline from the terrace.

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Fego, Beaconsfield

Muddy says: A buzzy South African inspired café by day and restaurant/bar by night, Fego's Beaconsfield has recently had a stylish makeover and hosts live music and themed evenings.

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The Langley Hotel

Muddy says: A brand spanking new luxury hotel in South Buckinghamshire - the sister hotel to The Wellesley in London - with 41 rooms and suites, top-tier restaurant and super spa. Grab your bags, and book in.

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Sindhu, Marlow

Muddy says: A modern Indian restaurant by Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar, in the Compleat Angler Hotel, with views of the Thames and Marlow weir.

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Hawkyns, Amersham

Muddy says: A modern Indian and British fusion restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar in the unusual setting of a country coaching inn, in the pretty village of Amersham.

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The Woburn Hotel

Muddy says: Found in the pretty Georgian Village of Woburn on the Bucks/Beds border, The Woburn Hotel has a classic English charm and top-tier dining, all set within the beautiful Woburn Estate.

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Dirty Bones, Oxford

Muddy says: Relaxed New York-inspired restaurant and bar with stylish Sixties' interiors and slick service - ideal for families in the day but with a more grown-up vibe at night.

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The Chesterton, Bicester

Muddy says: A boutique hotel in Bicester, people! The Chesterton is a newly refurbished and rebranded retreat a two mile drive from Bicester Village.

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The Beetle & Wedge Boathouse, Moulsford

Muddy says: Messing about on the river? This restaurant-with-rooms near Wallingford is the place to do it in style.

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Fish4Lunch @ Osney Food Shed

Muddy says: Unique and exciting, we love Fish4Lunch - quality, fresh fish dishes from the market's newest catch at super reasonable prices, served above Oxford Fish Market in Osney Mead.

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Giggling Squid, Henley

Muddy says: Stylish and authentic Thai food in a colourful space in central Henley, with reasonable prices and a fantastic lunch deal.

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The Garage, Buckingham

Muddy says: Who would've thought a former petrol station would make such a chic dining/drinking spot? We love the design credentials of this Buckingham restaurant/bar.

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No 5 London End, Beaconsfield

Muddy says: This relaxed, stylish burger and steak specialist in Beaconsfield's picturesque Old Town is ideally placed for working lunches, Friday sloper-offers and families.

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The Three Oaks, Gerrards Cross

Muddy says: Michelin Bib Gourmand winners for the last 5 years, this handsome pub/restaurant near Gerrards Cross is close to a woodland walk and is very family-friendly.

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Giggling Squid, Marlow

Muddy says: A brilliant idea, well executed - authentic and fresh Thai food in stylish surroundings, with an emphasis on sharing plates.

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The Coconut Tree, Oxford

Muddy says: Pretend you're in Sri Lanka in this quirky, friendly bar and restaurant, serving traditional Sri Lankan street food and their signature Cocotails at extremely reasonable prices.

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Humphry’s at Stoke Park, Stoke Poges

Muddy says: If you're looking for somewhere really special for lunch or dinner, then Humphry's at the jaw droppingly stunning Stoke Park is simply divine.

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Café Tarifa, Oxford

Muddy says: This buzzy Oxford bar/restaurant brings a little slice of sunny Spain to Cowley Road with its tapas and cocktails.

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Heidrun Bar, High Wycombe

Muddy says: Fancy a beer? Heidrun Bar in High Wycombe have 20 of 'em to work your way through. Cheers!

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Lucca, Wendover

Muddy says: A homely, family-friendly restaurant on the elegant Wendover high street, offering Italian fare and a cocktail list well worth plundering.

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L’Ortolan, Reading

Muddy says: Reading's only Michelin starred restaurant, this French-inspired eaterie offers menus ranging from a la carte to the chef's 10 course surprise (tip: wear elasticated trousers).

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Cinnamon Kitchen, Oxford

Muddy says: One of the new Westgate centre's excellent restaurants, this sleek Oxford Indian brasserie is all about inventive, upscale cooking. Make mine the 7 course tasting menu.

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Crazy Bear, Beaconsfield

Muddy says: An antithesis to the blandness of many hotels, this OTT glam venue with restaurants, pool and terrace is eccentric, opulent and great fun.

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Kazbar, Oxford

Muddy says: Superb cocktails, tasty tapas, a buzzy scene and colourful Moroccan interiors - yep, Muddy is totally in love with Cowley Road's Kazbar.

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The Swan at Tetsworth

Muddy says: Excellent Normandy cuisine and service in an eclectically stylish dining room. Romantic for couples, a treat with friends, wasted on small children!

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The Crown at Woodstock

Muddy says: A modern Scandi reinvention of the traditional inn in pretty Woodstock - a super-stylish addition to the town with great food and 5 luxe bedrooms.

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The Castle at Edgehill

Muddy says: This imposing castle manages to combine elegance with a casual, relaxed vibe and is a great venue for drinks, eating out and your 'I do' moment.

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Pizza Pilgrims, Oxford

Muddy says: Londoners' favourite hipster pizza chain opens its first regional outpost in Oxford's spanking new Westgate Centre. The dough is delicious and it has a great roof terrace. Result!

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The Oxford Kitchen, Oxford

Muddy says: Fine dining without the pretension, this modern British restaurant in chi-chi North Oxford, has a relaxed, bistro feel with beautifully presented food.

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Portabello, Oxford

Muddy says: A great local eatery that ticks all the boxes for family, friends and business lunches.

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The Cliveden Dining Room

Muddy says: Fine dining, beautifully presented, and with the historic surroundings of Cliveden estate you'll feel like an Astor.

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The Astor Grill, Taplow

Muddy says: A beautifully converted stable block on the Cliveden estate offering delicious American and British classics with a relaxed vibe, overseen by chef supremo Andre Garrett.

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Mamma Mia Pizzeria, Oxford

Muddy says: Phenomenal pizzas in this buzzy, family-friendly local pizzeria that's been around for more than 35 years.

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Canaletto Italian, Kingswood

Muddy says: Authentic family-friendly Italian with lovely food and charming old-fashioned service.

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Caldesi, Bray

Muddy says: Very classy authentic Italian food for special occasions, large get-togethers (in the courtyard) and romantic meals with your beloved.

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Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Great Milton

Muddy says: Raymond's Blanc's pitch-perfect Oxfordshire institution needs no introduction. Thirty five years of two Michelin stars, beautiful kitchen gardens and top-tier gastronomie.

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