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  • Loch and Tynes dish SQ

    Top 50 Gastropubs 2022 revealed

    The Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs have been revealed – and Berkshire’s triple cooked chips stacked up very nicely with FOUR foodie pubs shortlisted.

  • Phantom Brewery Taproom

    8 local hidden gems on industrial estates

    Thought industrial estates were only good for parking practice and MOTs? Think again! We've found a clutch of super-cool cafés, restaurants and taprooms you're going to want to visit.

  • Teriyaki-Tempeh-with-Long-stem-Broccoli

    Asian-inspired healthy dinners

    Running out of healthy eating inspo this January? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • Elcot Park Newbury

    Boom! Hot new local openings in 2022

    Planning on eating, drinking and loafing your way through 2022? Don't miss out on Berkshire's new hotels, pubs restaurants and foodie businesses.

  • Lortolan Vegetarian dishes

    Best vegan & veggie eats in Berks

    Vegan or vegetarian curious? Get your local plant-based fix at one of these 10 foodie joints that put veggies front and centre and deliver on flavour

  • Hind's Head Bray dining room pannelled walls red leather button back chair

    Muddy eats: The Hind’s Head, Bray

    Step into Heston Blumenthal's culinary time machine. The HInd's Head in Bray takes its inspiration from the past to bring you an elegantly eccentric menu of comforting classics.

  • Cliveden River Walk

    Winter stomps with a pubby pitstop

    Need some fresh air to clear your head? Pull on your walking shoes, fill your thermos and walk one of these Berkshire routes from gentle strolls to high point hikes.

  • THE HALFWAY INN NEWBURY BERKSHIRE duck and tartiflette

    Review: The Halfway Inn, nr Newbury

    The Halfway Inn nr Newbury, West Berkshire, has had a stylish revamp. The result? A buzzy pub with a growing reputation for tasty seasonal food! Muddy dons her lucky napkin and tries it out

  • The Crown and Anchor gastropub with rooms near Hungerford

    Review: The Crown & Anchor, Ham

    Is this the best Sunday roast on the Berkshire-Wiltshire border? We reckon this cosy, foodie pub near Hungerford has it nailed.

  • Turkey lunch with triple roast potatoes, root veg and pigs in blankets, Hind's Head Bray

    How to ace your Christmas lunch

    Worried about your turkey timings? Pondering over your potatoes? Here's 12 tips to help you nail it on the day, courtesy of The Hind's Head's Michelin-starred head chef Pete Grey.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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