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  • The Miller of Mansfield, Goring

    Friendly pub meets fine dining at this Goring restaurant-with-rooms, a village retreat with serious aspirations. Muddy’s Anna Brech was in there like swimwear.

  • Christmas drinkies! What are you having?

    Usually face-down in a vat of Baileys throughout December? You can do better than that! Here's our guide to nailing your Christmas drink choices like a pro. Bottoms up!

  • The most fun restaurant in Oxford?

    A party atmosphere, sexy Sri Lankan street food and killer cocktails - The Coconut Tree in Oxford has got it all going on. Muddy's Clover Stroud gets involved.

  • Hangover hiders

    There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

  • The best books of 2018

    Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter choose her top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • Gift Guide For Him

    What to buy the man in your life? Say hello to our 'Best for Blokes' shopping guide, curated by our 18 cool-hunting Muddy editors. Add wine, mouse, credit card and you're sorted.

  • Gift guide for littlies

    Treat the little people! Gorgeous young children's pressies for Christmas, with brands you won't find everywhere else.

  • The best advent calendars

    Counting the days until Christmas? Here, we can help with that! Open the door to the best 20 advent calendars and no nicking the chocolates before your kids wake up.

  • Back to school?

    Feeling the need to feed your brain? There's loads of ace new academic courses now booking in Oxford for 2019 - and you can be as part-time as you like.

  • The perfect pub grub?

    Scampi aficionado Jo Sutherland has a lotta love for the classic pub fayre at the newly rebooted Full Moon in Hawridge. Don't steal her tartare sauce, whatever you do.

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